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Elephant Talk Communications Corp (ETAK.A)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Turner

67 2015 Executive Chairman of the Board

Victor Bozzo

49 2016 Chief Executive Officer

Edward O'Donnell

51 2017 Chief Financial Officer

Alexander Korff

34 2016 Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel, Secretary

Roderick de Greef

56 2015 Independent Director

Luis Jimenez-Tunon

37 2017 Independent Director

Robert Skaff

47 2015 Independent Director

Laura Thomas

61 2017 Independent Director

Yves Van Sante

57 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Turner

Mr. Robert Harold Turner is the Executive Chairman of the Board. Mr. Turner has 40 years’ experience, cultivating and growing “all stage” global software, telecom and tech companies. He emphasizes strategy, sales, organizational leadership, and fundamental financial results and leads with a culture that passionately serves the needs of valued constituents, while sustaining growth. Mr. Turner launched his career at AT&T, where he rose to serve at the highest ranks in a broad spectrum of international, start-up, and corporate firms, including (selected highlights): NeoNova Network Services, Inc.; Pac West; Telecom, Inc.; Panterra Networks; PTT Telecom Netherlands, US Inc. (now KPN); and BellSouth Communications, Inc. (now AT&T). Mr. Turner is also an advisory board member of The Capital Angels, affiliated with SC Angel Network. Mr. Turner earned a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Business Administration from the University of South Carolina, where he was presented with a Distinguished Alumni award in 2010. Mr. Turner is Guest Lecturer in the Darla Moore School of Business Professional MBA program

Victor Bozzo

Mr. Victor Bozzo serves as Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Bozzo served as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Marketing for Telarix Inc., a market leader in interconnect solutions for service providers. Under Mr. Bozzo’s sales and marketing leadership, sales increased significantly and the company received numerous market leadership accolades, ultimately leading to a highly successful exit for investors. Prior to joining Telarix, Mr. Bozzo served as President and General Manager of Pac-West’s Emerging Technologies division after selling Pac-West his startup, Factor Communications, an innovative portfolio of cloud-based communications services. He was also responsible for significant revenue and customer growth and investor returns at exTone Communications, ITXC Corporation, and Voxware.

Edward O'Donnell

Mr. Edward O'Donnell is the Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He has over 25 years of experience in investment banking, private equity investment, venture capital, internet technology, Software as a Service (SaaS) and other new media businesses. Prior to joining Pareteum Corporation, Mr. O'Donnell served as CFO of Ameri100, a provider of SAP services to enterprises.

Alexander Korff

Mr. Alexander Korff is the General Counsel, Secretary & Compliance Officer of the Company. He was appointed General Counsel, Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer effective April 1, 2016. Mr Korff oversees the legal affairs of the group, including corporate, commercial and financial transactions, intellectual property, governance and regulatory compliance. Before joining Pareteum, Mr Korff worked at international law firms Clifford Chance (in their London, Amsterdam and Warsaw offices) and Bird & Bird in London, specializing in contentious and non-contentious commercial, IT and intellectual property law – predominantly for technology- and telecom-sector clients. He has also worked as in-house legal counsel to defense and aviation group EADS Airbus at their European headquarters in France. He previously held commercial posts with technology companies WorldPay and Autonomy. Mr Korff read law (LL.B) at Durham University, England, and undertook post-graduate legal studies at the London College of Law. He speaks English, Dutch, German and French.

Roderick de Greef

Mr. Roderick de Greef is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. de Greef has been a director since September 23, 2015. He previously served as a director of the Company from January 2008 to October 2011. Mr. de Greef (1961) is Chief Financial Officer of BioLife Solutions, Inc, a publicly listed biotechnology company. He has over 25 years of public company CFO experience with companies such as Cardiac Science, BioLife Solutions, Inc., and Cambridge Heart, Inc. Mr. de Greef has been extensively involved in numerous financing transactions and several domestic international M&A transactions. Mr. de Greef has also been member of the board of directors of several public and private companies over the past 15 years, including Endologix, Inc. He was a member of the Board and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Pareteum Communications, Inc., from 2008 to 2011. Mr. de Greef received a BA in Economics and International Relations from San Francisco State University and an MBA from the University of Oregon.

Luis Jimenez-Tunon

Mr. Luis Jimenez-Tunon is an Independent Director of the Company. He has been a director since March 1, 2017. Mr. Jimenez-Tuñon is a distinguished mobile telecommunications industry leader, having served as CEO of the Company’s largest customer, Vodafone Enabler Spain S.L. (“Vodafone Enabler”) from July 2011 to December 2016. In addition to his role at Vodafone Enabler, during a decade at Vodafone, Mr. Jimenez-Tuñon has also held leadership positions at Vodafone Spain where he was responsible for business development and strategy of the group’s Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs), enablers, roaming services, international carriers and wholesale fixed broadband business lines. Mr. Jimenez-Tuñon is currently founder and CEO of Red Queen Ventures, S.L. (www.redqueen-ventures.com) a global high-tech advisory and Investment Company focused on technology, telecom, MVNO/E, satellite and aerospace. As Chief executive of Vodafone Enabler, he pioneered the Company’s innovative business model and powered the launch of Vodafone Spain’s second brand Lowi.es which was awarded best Spanish MVNO in 2015 and 2016. Started in 2011, under his leadership, Vodafone enabler boosted its revenue, profit and operational performance, and achieved internationalization. Previously, Luis held several executive positions at Vodafone Spain, including Senior Vice President where he grew business to hundreds of millions of euros in yearly revenue. Luis has received several professional and academic awards at international and national levels. Luis earned an Executive MBA from EOI Business School, a Master’s Degree in Satellite Communications from Polytechnic University of Madrid, and an MSc in Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Zaragoza in cooperation with the Technical University of Denmark.

Robert Skaff

Mr. Robert F. Skaff, Jr. is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Skaff has been a director since December 16, 2015. Mr. Skaff is the founder of DiNotte Lighting Hampton which has developed world-class OEM and recreational lighting products since 2005 and currently serves as a consultant for various manufacturing companies. Mr. Skaff was previously the president of ID Control, a manufacturer of patented mobile video equipment for police vehicles and served as Vice President for Decatur Electronics. Mr. Skaff was a principal and director of Management Information Systems at Johnson and Johnston Associates which was later acquired by Gould Electronics, a subsidiary of Japan Energy.

Laura Thomas

Ms. Laura W. Thomas serves as Independent Director of the company. Ms. Thomas presently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Towerstream, Inc. Ms. Thomas previously served on the Board of Directors of Impact Telecom (“Impact”), a full service telecommunications company, from January 2016 through December 2016, during which time she served as Chairman of the Board of Directors from January 2016 through June 2016. From December 2014 through December 2015 she served as the Chief Executive Officer of TNCI Operating Company, which acquired Impact in January 2016. From 2000 through 2014 she served in a variety of roles at XO Holdings, Inc. (now XO Communications), a telecommunications services provider, including as Chief Financial Officer from May 2009 through April 2011 and again from December 2013 through August 2014, and as Chief Executive Officer from April 2011 through December 2013.

Yves Van Sante

Mr. Yves Roger Van Sante is an Independent Director of the Company. He has been a director since June 1, 2014. From July 2011 to May 2014, Mr. van Sante was a board observer for our Company, following his service on our Board of Directors from October 2006 to July 2011. Mr van Sante (1960) studied Marketing, Communication and Commercial Management. He started his career in 1982 as an advisor at United Brokers and became sales manager for Brinkers International, the market leader in refining oil for the food industry, a year later. From 1987 until 1993 he served as Sales and Marketing manager Central Europe at 3C Communications in Luxemburg, where he launched Credit Card Telephony across Europe. Following this position, he became a business unit manager Public Telephony at Belgacom, the Belgium incumbent, where he managed a department of 650 employees and a € 40 million business. In 1994, together with Steven van der Velden, Yves van Sante co-founded InTouch Telecom. As its managing director he was responsible for business development, sales and marketing. In 1999, when achieving a turnover of € 25 million and having grown to 125 staff, InTouch was sold to GTS, a pan European Telecom operator. Mr. van Sante became vice-president Business Services with GTS in London, where he consolidated acquisitions and turned the voice Telco around into an IP operator. In 2000 he became Managing Director of Eport, a call centre owned by the Port of Ostend. After six months Eport was sold to the Dutch call-centre Call-IT, and Mr. van Sante became advisor to its Management Board. In 2002 he founded Q.A.T. Investments. Concurrently, he has held various Management and Board functions in companies in the QAT portfolio. Mr. van Sante is a member of De Warande and member of the Board of Directors of Festival of Flanders.

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