Eric K Brandt served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Broadcom Corporation, a global supplier of semiconductor devices, from February 2010 to February 2016, and served as Broadcom's Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from March 2007 to February 2010. From September 2005 until March 2007, Mr. Brandt served as President, Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors of Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Beginning in 1999, he held various positions at Allergan, Inc., a global specialty pharmaceutical company, including Executive Vice President of Finance and Technical Operations and Chief Financial Officer.
Prior to joining Allergan, Mr. Brandt spent 10 years with The Boston Consulting Group, a privately held global business consulting firm. In January 2017 Mr. Brandt was elected chairman of the board of Altaba Inc. (formerly Yahoo Inc.) after serving as a member of the board since March 2016. In conjunction with it liquidation plan, Altaba Inc. went private in October 2019.
Mr. Brandt is also a member of the board of directors of NortonLifeLock Inc, a global leader in consumer cyber safety, and a member of its audit committee. He is also chairman of the board and a member of the nominating and corporate governance committee of Dentsply Sirona Inc.,a dental products company and a member of the board of directors of Lam Research Corporation, a wafer fabrication equipment company, serving as its Audit Committee chair and member of the nominating and governance committee.
Mr. Brandt currently serves as a member of the Georgia Tech President’s Advisory Board.