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Eric Campbell - Chairman and CEO

With over 20 years experience in operations, international HR, and IT, Mr. Campbell is an expert in the field of Organizational Development (OD) and Human Capital Management (HCM). He also serves as a subcommittee member and advisor to several Boards in the software development and manufacturing sectors and his clients range from multibillion dollar corporations such as NTT DoCoMo and Samsung to very early stage startups including Falafel Software and SiO2 Corp.

Prior to founding Level 5, Mr. Campbell served as the VP of HR for Docent, Inc. (currently SumTotal Systems, Inc). He directed the company’s growth from a 26 employee private start-up into a public company with 400 employees in 10 countries. His accomplishments in the area of strategic HCM and OD led to the company ranking 7th in the Forbes™ ASAP “Ramp Champ” list of fastest growing and best-managed companies and 8th in the San Jose Mercury “Silicon Valley’s 50 fastest-growing companies”.

Prior to his engagement at Docent, Mr. Campbell served as the Director of HR for Borland Software Corporation. He has also held senior HR management roles at at mining and construction products and manufacturer USG Corp., and Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award winner, Bama Foods, Ltd

Mr. Campbell has been member of the Society for Human Resource Management since 1984, Northern California Human Resources Association since 1992, and was a Cofounder of the Progressive Human Resource Interest Group 1991. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Management, with concentrations in Human Resources and Information Technology, from Oklahoma State University in 1985.

Colin Proudfoot - Principal Consultant

Colin ProudfootMr. Proudfoot has over three decades of experience in international finance, operations and general management. His consultancy experience includes interim roles of President, COO and CFO. He leads intellectual property valuations and M&A. He has been directly responsible for securing over $100 million in equity and debt financing.

Prior to Level 5, Proudfoot served as President of Hunter Paine Enterprises, a startup materials technology company, where he built the infrastructure, operational and business processes, and positioned the company to commercialize its unique composite material technology. He was also directly involved in securing $20 million in equity and debt financing.

During a six year tenure with Sun Microsystems, Proudfoot served as Controller of the global supply chain and logistics organizations with a budget in excess of $6 billion.

Prior to Sun, Mr. Proudfoot served as a member of the Board and Executive staff of Integrated Micro Products and was directly responsible for negotiating the company’s eventual sale to Sun.

Prior to IMP, Proudfoot served as the CEO of Commodore UK. He assumed leadership of this deeply troubled enterprise returning it to profitability negotiating its sale as a going concern.

He has held various positions at Wang, Xerox and Tube Investments. He has broad international experience including assignments throughout the US, EU, and Asia/Pac. He holds degrees in economics and engineering from the University of Birmingham, UK.

David Boyle - Solution Executive

David BoyleMr. Boyle has over thirty years of business continuity, disaster recovery and security marketing and consulting experience for customers ranging in size from small firms to Fortune 10 companies. Mr. Boyle has been highly successful in designing and marketing high availability, rapid recovery, subscription, hosted and managed cloud based recovery services.

Prior to joining Level 5, Mr. Boyle served as a key contributing member of IBM’s Business Continuity and Resiliency Services practice.  As a badged IBMer, David marketed, led or executed in every area of IBM’s continuity and disaster recovery methodology. As the Managing Consultant in the Western Region, Mr. Boyle custom designed complex multi-billion dollar engagements across a wide range of industries.

Prior to IBM, Mr. Boyle served as the Manager of General Support and Distributed Systems for Vought Aircraft. He was responsible business continuity and all tiers of Vought end-user application, software and equipment support for the central U.S. region. In addition, Mr. Boyle was responsible for establishing company application and software standards.

Timothy Brand, Ph.D. - Solution Executive

David BoyleTimothy Brand, Ph.D., joined Level 5 in 2012 as the firm’s Information Security expert and as a Managed Cloud Solutions Executive.

Prior to joining Level 5, Dr. Brand served as the Director of International Sales for ERA Tech where he led all sales and business development activities in Central and South America. Dr. Brand successfully developed innovative market penetration strategies within the context of the local political and economic environments and identified new in-country partners while strengthening existing relationships with existing partners.

Dr. Brand served as a Regional Director of International Market Development for Honeywell International from 1992 through 2006. As the first incumbent of this newly created role, he successfully drove strategic planning and established operational tactics for all sales and business development activity in the Latin America military and government market segments. Honeywell awarded Dr. Brand both the Top Sales and Marketing Performer and Aerospace Partnering awards recognizing his success in building this new business unit.

From 1986 through 1992, Dr. Brand served the U.S. Department of State as a Senior Negotiator for International Trade Controls where he formulated the U.S. negotiating position in multilateral export control talks with NATO allies in the areas of aerospace, advanced materials, atomic energy and biotechnology. Dr. Brand led senior cross-departmental teams in evaluating the political, economic and national security implications of technology transfer to allies and potential adversaries. He led US delegations on several successful bilateral negotiations associated with key economic and national security issues including the successful resolution of two US export cases that resulted in major U.S.-Soviet Summit announcements. Dr. Brand received the U.S. Department of State Meritorious Honor Award.

Dr. Brand began his career as a professor and research marine biologist. After earning his Ph.D. in Ecology from the University of California, Davis, he completed his Postdoctoral work at the U. S. Department of State Bureau of Oceans, Environments and Scientific Affairs. Prior to completing his Ph.D., he served as a United States Antarctic Research Program biologist at Palmer Station, Antarctica, where he earned the prestigious National Science Foundation Service Award and the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names named a Peak after him.

Dr. Brand has completed many hours of continuing education including:

    Diplomatic Language Services: Individualized Brazilian Portuguese

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Foreign Politics, International Relations and the National Interest

    National Defense University: National Security Management

    Foreign Service Institute: Science, Technology & U.S. Foreign Policy

David Schwartz - Principal Consultant

Teri CampbellAs a Principal Consultant and the head of Level 5’s HR Practice, Mr. Schwartz brings over two decades of professional, managerial and executive experience to the Level 5 team. He has worked with companies and organizations in the private, public, and non-profit sectors in various stages of their lifecycles including many leading pre-IPO technology start-ups.

Mr. Schwartz has a distinguished track record designing custom organizational policies and business processes including base compensation and incentive programs, legal compliance, affirmative action, enterprise wide HR information systems selection and implementation, and employee equity programs.

Prior to joining Level 5, Mr. Schwartz succeeded Mr. Campbell as the Director of Global Human Resources for Borland Software. In addition to providing leadership to a large team of HR professionals, Mr. Schwartz was directly responsible for leading large scale M&A teams and driving a complete revision of the corporate executive rewards system addressing the challenges of Sarbanes-Oxley.

Prior to his 5 year engagement with Borland, Mr. Schwartz was the interim COO of a pre-IPO internet based localization company, RU-Global. During his tenure he arranged for initial angel funding and drove product development and market planning.

Mr. Schwartz has worked with organizations through challenging business climates including 4 years with Diamond Multimedia Inc. during its acquisition and ultimate divestiture by S3. He played a key role in workforce management during this transition.

Active for many years in the non-profit sector, Mr. Schwartz has provided leadership in the areas of budget and program origination, contract negotiations and fundraising.

Mr. Schwartz has served as a Director on various Boards within the public and non-profit sectors.


Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), 1980

Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR)


BA - Psychology with concentration in Industrial Psychology from Rutgers College

MA - Counseling Psychology Santa Clara University

Teri Campbell - Senior Consultant

Teri CampbellTeri provides her Level 5 clients with a fully outsourced HR solution as well as project specific services. Ms. Campbell has over twenty years of professional experience in the field of human resource management as both a generalist and specialist. Her specialized expertise is in outbound and inbound immigration, international assignment, employee relations, employment law compliance, and employee health and welfare plan design.

Prior to Level 5, Campbell held the title of Human Resources Manager for Borland Software. During her twelve-year tenure, she provided HR guidance and support to clients in 12 countries across all regions of the globe. In addition to her generalist and client support responsibilities, Ms. Campbell personally designed and managed the company’s inbound and outbound immigration programs handling an average of 150 immigrating employees. She was also responsible for leading the redesign of the company’s outbound and inbound international assignment program. Ms. Campbell also played a vital role as a member of the mergers and acquisitions integration team through three acquisitions integrating more than 2,000 employees.

Prior to Borland, Campbell held various professional and managerial HR positions with CodeMaster Corporation, Silicon Systems, Inc. and Harmony Foods.


Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), 1989

Western Immigration Networking Group (WINGs)

Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification

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