Milpitas, Calif.-based dynamic glass manufacturer View announced Thomas C. Leppert has joined its board of directors.
Leppert’s career spans more than 30 years in the construction, homebuilding, real estate, financial services and education industries. He most recently served as chief executive officer at global educational services company Kaplan. Prior to joining Kaplan, he served as chairman and CEO of Turner Construction Co., principal of McKinsey & Co., vice chairman at Pacific Century Financial Corp. and its subsidiary the Bank of Hawaii, CEO of Castle & Cooke Inc. and national partner at Trammell Crow Co., among other positions.
“We are honored to welcome a leader of Tom’s caliber to our board,” says Rao Mulpuri, CEO of View. “As a major force within the building industry with deep understanding of the importance of technology, finance, and occupant-focused building design, Tom’s deep corporate expertise and strategic counsel will be a powerful addition to our board as we continue to scale our business.”
Leppert sat on the board of directors of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the CEO Advisory Council of the U.S. Green Building Council.
“I am deeply passionate about View’s mission and am excited to join the company’s board of directors to help it execute on its vision for transforming the way we approach building design,” says Leppert.