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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Eric Stonestrom

49 1998 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

David Brant

47 2007 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Henrik Smith-Petersen

47 2009 President - Global Business Development

Uzi Shalev

53 2008 Chief Operating Officer

Paul Senior

46 2007 Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Julianne Biagini

49 2006 Director

Bandel Carano

52 2006 Director

Michael Flynn

65 2001 Director

Thomas Huseby

2000 Director

Biographies

Name Description

Eric Stonestrom

Mr. Eric D. Stonestrom has served as Chief Executive Officer, President, and Director of Airspan Networks, Inc. He joined Airspan as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in January 1998. In May 1998, he was named President and Chief Executive Officer, as well as a member of the Board of Directors. From 1995 to January 1998, Mr. Stonestrom was employed by DSC Communications Corporation, a provider of telecommunications equipment and services, as a Vice President of operating divisions, including the Airspan product line. From 1984 until 1995, Mr. Stonestrom worked at telecommunications corporations Bell Laboratories and AT&T in a variety of positions. He received B.S., M.S. and M. Eng. degrees in 1982, 1983 and 1984, respectively, from the College of Engineering at the University of California at Berkeley.

David Brant

Mr. David Brant joined Airspan Networks, Inc. in January 1998 as Finance Director and became Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in January 1, 2007. Between July 2000 and January 16, 2006 Mr. Brant served as Vice President Finance and Controller. In December 2005 the Company transferred its Finance function to the United States, and he assumed an operating role leading the Company’s AS.NET division, broadening his experience across the operational functions of the Company. From 1990 to 1998, Mr. Brant was employed by DSC in various financial roles, the last post as Director of European Accounting. He received a B.A. in Mathematical Economics in 1984 from Essex University and is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

Henrik Smith-Petersen

Mr. Henrik Smith-Petersen has served as President, Global Business Development of Airspan Networks, Inc since February 2009. He joined Airspan Networks in February 1998 as Senior Director in Sales and became Regional Vice President for Asia Pacific in April 2000, in February 2001 became President, Asia Pacific, and in February 2009 became President, Global Business Development. Prior to joining Airspan, from July 1997 he was with DSC as Director of Business Development. In DSC he gained experience developing new business and partnerships worldwide in the wireless telecommunication market. Before joining DSC, he worked for four years for AT&T’s Network Systems Group in Italy, where he developed AT&T’s operation systems business and later became Key Account Manager for Italtel, AT&T’s local partner in Milan, developing the Telecom Italia business. He received his B.Sc. in Business Economics degree from Copenhagen School of Economics in Denmark in 1990, and an M.B.A. from SDA BOCCONI University in Milan in 1992.

Uzi Shalev

Mr. Uzi Shalev serves as Chief Operating Officer at Airspan Networks Inc since August 1, 2008. Prior to being appointed Chief Operating Officer Mr. Shalev was Vice President and General Manager of Airspan Israel. Mr. Shalev joined Marconi in January 2001 as Vice President of Engineering and was appointed as Vice President and General Manager of Airspan Israel at the acquisition in 2002. Prior to joining the Company, he served as Senior Vice President Engineering with RADVision, developing Voice and Video over IP products. From 1985 until 1993, Mr. Shalev worked in various projects in the Israel Aircraft Industries. He has 23 years of experience in telecommunications and wireless products, in managerial and technical roles. Mr. Shalev holds a BSc. degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Paul Senior

Mr. Paul Senior has served as Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer of Airspan Networks, Inc. He joined Airspan Networks, Inc. in January of 1998 and has served as Head of Airspan’s Radio Planning Team, Director of Customer Services, Senior Director of Operations and Sales, Asia Pacific, as Vice President, Marketing and Product Management and since May 2007 as Airspan’s Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Senior is an industry veteran, with over 22 years experience in the radio telecommunication industry. Mr. Senior started his career at GEC Telecoms and worked in research at Plessey Research, Nortel’s BNR, Alcatel and DSC Communications. In late 2002, Mr. Senior participated in the creation of today’s WiMAX Forum®, alongside other industry visionaries. Mr. Senior is very active within the WiMAX Forum® and is one of its most vocal evangelists. Mr. Senior is a Charter Board member of the WiMAX Forum.

Julianne Biagini

Ms. Julianne M. Biagini has served as a director of Airspan Networks, Inc. since August 2006. Ms. Biagini was employed by Crossbow Technology, Inc. in 2008, as their Chief Financial Officer. Crossbow is a private company focused on the wireless sensor industry. From 1994 through 2007, she served in a number of executive positions at Endwave Corporation, a supplier of RF subsystems for millimeterwave, broadband wireless access systems. During her tenure, Ms. Biagini also served for five years as Chief Financial Officer of Endwave from May 2001 through April 2006. From 1992 until 1994, Ms. Biagini was the manager of Accounting and Tax at Exponent, Inc., an engineering and scientific consulting firm. Prior to 1992, Ms. Biagini worked at KPMG as a tax specialist. Ms. Biagini is a Certified Public Accountant with a B.S. in business administration from San Jose State University and an M.B.A. from Santa Clara University.

Bandel Carano

Mr. Bandel L. Carano has served as Member of the Board of Directors of Airspan Networks, Inc. in September 22, 2006. Mr. Carano, who was a member of the Company’s Board of Directors from January 1998 to February 2001, has been a General Partner of Oak Investment Partners, a multi-stage venture capital firm, since 1987. Mr. Carano also serves on the Investment Advisory Board of the Stanford Engineering Venture Fund, the Board of Directors of Kratos Defense and Security Solutions, Inc., the Board of Directors of FiberTower Corporation, the Supervisory Board of Tele Atlas N.V. and the Board of Directors of numerous private companies. Mr. Carano holds a B.S. and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.

Michael Flynn

Mr. Michael (Mike) T. Flynn has served as a Member of the Board of Directors of Airspan Networks, Inc. since July 2001. From June 1994 until March 31, 2004, Mr. Flynn served as an officer of ALLTEL Corporation, an integrated telecommunications provider of wireless, local telephone, long-distance, competitive local exchange, Internet and high-speed data services. From May 2003 until April 2004, he held the position of Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer. From April 1997 to May 2003, Mr. Flynn served as Group President of Communications at ALLTEL. From June 1994 to April 1997, Mr. Flynn was President of the Telephone Group of ALLTEL. Since January 2004, Mr. Flynn has served on the Board of Directors, the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee of WebEx Communications, a publicly-traded company providing real time web collaboration and conferencing services. He also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of several private companies including: Calix, a provider of next generation, integrated voice, data and video, loop and transport access technology; and GENBAND a provider of access and trunking media gateway solutions for Voice-over-Internet Protocol (“VoIP”) and signaling applications. Mr. Flynn earned his B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from Texas A&M University in 1970. He attended the Dartmouth Institute in 1986 and the Harvard Advanced Management Program in 1988.

Thomas Huseby

Mr. Thomas S. Huseby has served as a Director of Airspan Networks, Inc. since January 1998, serving as Chairman of the Board from January 1998 until July 2000. Since August 1997, Mr. Huseby has served as the Managing Partner of SeaPoint Ventures, LLC (“SeaPoint”), a venture capital fund focused on communications and internet infrastructure. Mr. Huseby has also served as an advisor to Oak Investment Partners since August 1997, with the title of “Venture Partner”, and from 2007 as a strategic partner to Hunt Ventures and Voyager Capital. Prior to his employment with SeaPoint, from 1994 to 1997, Mr. Huseby was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Metawave Communications, a previously public corporation which manufactured cellular infrastructure equipment. Previously, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Innova Corporation, a previously public manufacturer of millimeter wave radios. Mr. Huseby is currently Chairman of the Board of three privately held companies: Ontela Inc. that provides a platform that brings image services to mobile phone handsets; SnapIn Software, Inc. that develops handset-based wireless customer care and diagnostic products for mobile network operators; and Zumobi Inc. that allows innovative mobile access, retrieval and sharing of web-based content. He is also a board member of the following privately held corporations: Hubspan; Kineto Wireless; Modiv Media; Mojix; Trumba; and SinglePoint. Mr. Huseby has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and a B.S.I.E. from Columbia University and an M.B.A. from Stanford University.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Eric Stonestrom

748,198

David Brant

483,433

Henrik Smith-Petersen

579,426

Uzi Shalev

379,027

Paul Senior

450,528

Julianne Biagini

--

Bandel Carano

--

Michael Flynn

--

Thomas Huseby

--
As Of 30 Dec 2008

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Eric Stonestrom

831,667 2,257,388

David Brant

328,332 852,524

Henrik Smith-Petersen

504,999 1,074,147

Uzi Shalev

0 0

Paul Senior

0 0

Julianne Biagini

0 0

Bandel Carano

0 0

Michael Flynn

0 0

Thomas Huseby

0 0
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