President and Chief Operating Officer, Opsera
Director since 2019, Class Three (Term Expiring 2026)
Member of ESG Committee
Patricia Hatter is currently President and Chief Operating Officer of Opsera, an early-stage DevOps platform company, where she has served since May 2023. She previously served as Chief Customer Officer of Palo Alto Networks, Inc., a multinational cybersecurity company, from 2019 to 2022. Prior to Palo Alto Networks, Ms. Hatter was General Manager and Senior Vice President—Services and Interim Chief Information Officer of McAfee, LLC, a global computer security software company, from January to July 2017, and was the Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President—Operations, at McAfee from 2010 to 2015. Ms. Hatter additionally served as the Chief Information Officer—Intel Security and General Manager—Security & Software at Intel Corporation, a leader in the semiconductor industry, from 2015 to 2016. She also held various leadership roles at Cisco Systems, Inc., and AT&T Corporation.
Ms. Hatter served on the board of directors of Barrick Gold Corporation, an international mining company, and Qualys, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions. She holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. Among the attributes that qualify Ms. Hatter to serve as a member of Coherent’s Board are her experience in executive roles at various cybersecurity and technology companies and her prior experience on boards of directors of public companies.