Chaffin is an experienced technology industry executive, specializing in strategic marketing and global operations. She has held several senior executive positions with Symantec Corporation, including serving as group president of its consumer business unit from 2007 to 2013. Chaffin also serves on the boards of directors of Nasdaq-traded companies Synopsys, Inc. and PTC Inc. She is an Advisory Council member for Illuminate Ventures and a member of the Board of Visitors for the UCLA Anderson School of Management.
“Janice is a proven leader and innovator in the software and hardware industries,” EFI CEO Bill Muir said. “We look forward to benefiting from her expertise as we continue to grow our company.”
Prior to leading Symantec’s consumer business unit, Chaffin served as the company’s EVP and chief marketing officer from 2006 to 2007, and as SVP and chief marketing officer from 2003 to 2006. Before joining Symantec, Chaffin worked for more than 20 years at Hewlett-Packard Company in a variety of management and marketing leadership positions.