Mr. Kampfer joined Iomega in July 2001 from Entropia Inc. a developer of distributed computing technology where he served as Vice President General Counsel and Secretary and Vice President Corporate Development from February to July 2001. In this role he was responsible for identifying and pursuing strategic alliances across targeted verticals and driving strategic planning initiatives for the company. In addition Mr. Kampfer provided legal counsel on a broad range of business transactional and intellectual property matters.
Prior to that Mr. Kampfer was with Proxima Corporation a developer manufacturer and marketer of multimedia projection products which was acquired by InFocus Corporation in June of 2000. There he served in several capacities from January 1995 to January 2001 including Vice President General Counsel and Secretary and Vice President Business Development. As chief legal counsel Mr. Kampfer played a key role in leading the company through a comprehensive restructuring and turn-around followed by two international mergers in a three-year period. He was also responsible for new business opportunities and led the company’s global Internet strategy.
Prior to his Proxima assignment Mr. Kampfer spent ten years with IBM Corporation first as an engineer and later as an attorney focused on commercial agreements software licensing mergers and acquisitions and restructuring.
Mr. Kampfer holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering with highest distinction from Purdue University and a Juris Doctorate degree magna cum laude from Georgetown University.