JOHN A. KRITZMACHER joined InterDigital's Board of Directors in June 2009. Mr. Kritzmacher is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-based services in the areas of research, professional development, and education. From October 2012 through February 2013, Mr. Kritzmacher served as Senior Vice President Business Operations and Organizational Planning at WebMD Health Corp., a leading provider of health information services. In this role, Mr. Kritzmacher was responsible for leading a major restructuring initiative at WebMD. Previously, Mr. Kritzmacher served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Global Crossing Limited, a global provider of IP-based telecommunications solutions, from October 2008 to October 2011, when Global Crossing was acquired by Level 3 Communications, Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Kritzmacher served as Chief Financial Officer at Lucent Technologies, where he managed functions including finance, accounting, treasury, tax, internal audit, investor relations and global real estate.
Mr. Kritzmacher earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics and economics at Dartmouth College and a master's degree in business administration at the New York University Stern School of Business.