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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Barter

70 2016 Chairman of the Board

Michael Durney

54 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Luc Gregoire

57 2016 Chief Financial Officer

Shravan Goli

46 2015 President - BrightMatter Group

Pam Bilash

58 2014 Senior Vice President of Human Resources

Klavs Miller

47 2015 Chief Technology Officer

Brian Campbell

52 2003 Vice President - Business and Legal Affairs, General Counsel, Secretary

James Bennett

46 2015 Managing Director - Global Industry Brands

John Benson

55 2015 Chief Strategy Officer

James Friedlich

60 2015 Director

Scot Melland

54 2013 Director

Carol Carpenter

49 2014 Independent Director

Jennifer Deason

41 2016 Independent Director

Burton Goldfield

61 2014 Independent Director

David Gordon

75 2006 Independent Director

Brian Schipper

56 2014 Independent Director

Golnar Sheikholeslami

49 2012 Independent Director

Brendan Metrano

2017 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

John Barter

Mr. John William Barter, III. is a Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Barter has been Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee since February 1, 2016, having served as a director since April 2007. From 1988 to 1994, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of AlliedSignal, Inc., now known as Honeywell International, Inc., an advanced technology and manufacturing company. From October 1994 until his retirement in December 1997, Mr. Barter was Executive Vice President of AlliedSignal, Inc. and President of AlliedSignal Automotive. After retiring from AlliedSignal, Inc,. Mr. Barter served briefly as Chief Financial Officer of Kestrel Solutions, Inc., a privately-owned early stage company established to develop and bring to market a new product in the telecommunications industry, from January 2000 to May 2001. Mr. Barter also serves on the boards of directors of Quality Tech, L.P. and Engility Holdings, Inc. Mr. Barter was appointed to serve as our Chairman based on the leadership he has demonstrated on our Board and was appointed to serve on our Board based on his broad and extensive experience serving in management roles at other companies and his service on the board of directors of other public companies, both of which we believe enable him to provide effective oversight to our Board.

Michael Durney

Mr. Michael P. Durney is a President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Durney has been President and Chief Executive Officer, as well as a director of the Company, since September 2013. Mr. Durney joined our predecessor, Dice Inc., in May 2000 as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer and held that position, as well as other operating roles, until he became President and CEO. Previously, Mr. Durney had strategic and operational leadership responsibility for all of our industry-focused services, including eFinancialCareers, Health Callings and Rigzone, the latterm he led since the acquisition in 2010. Prior to joining the Company, he held the position of Vice President and Controller of USA Networks, Inc. (now known as IAC/InterActiveCorp.) from 1998 to 2000. Mr. Durney’s previous experience includes being the Chief Financial Officer of Newport Media, Inc. from 1996 to 1998, Executive Vice President, Finance of Hallmark Entertainment, Inc. from 1994 to 1996, and Vice President, Controller of Univision Television Group, Inc. from 1989 to 1994. Mr. Durney started his finance career at the accounting firm of Arthur Young & Company in 1983 and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the state of New York. Mr. Durney holds a B.S. degree in accounting from the State University of New York in Oswego, where he is the Chair of the Advisory Council of the School of Business and Chair of the board of directors of the Oswego College Foundation. Mr. Durney was appointed to serve on the Board of Directors because his day to day leadership as our President and Chief Executive Officer provides him with intimate knowledge of the Company’s business, business strategy and its industry.

Luc Gregoire

Mr. Luc Gregoire serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He has been Chief Financial Officer since joining the Company in November 2016. He has responsibility for the Company’s financial organization, including financial and strategic planning, corporate development, accounting, financial reporting, investor relations, treasury, internal audit and tax, as well as the Company’s legal organization. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Grégoire served as the Chief Financial Officer at AvePoint, Inc. from 2014 to 2016 which he helped steer to a SaaS business model. Earlier in his career, he held senior finance roles with Take-Two Interactive from 2008-2014, McGraw Hill from 2007 to 2008, Standard Motor Products from 2005-2007 and Merck from 1992-2005, and had been a partner with Arthur Andersen. He also serves on the board of a private New York-based residential real estate company. He graduated from Concordia University with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and holds a Graduate Diploma in Public Accountancy from McGill University. Mr. Grégoire is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in Canada.

Shravan Goli

Mr. Shravan Goli is no longer President - BrightMatter Group of the Company., effective May 31, 2017. Mr. Goli is the President of Brightmatter Group. He was named to his current position in October 2015 and is responsible for executing on the innovation strategy for the WorkDigital, getTalent and ClearanceJobs brands. Prior to becoming President of Brightmatter Group, he was President of Dice since joining the Company in March 2013. Before joining the Company, Mr. Goli served as Chief Executive Officer of Dictionary.com which he joined in late 2009 as President. Earlier in 2009, Mr. Goli was General Manager (“GM”) for Social Media Business at Slide, Inc. and at Yahoo!, Mr. Goli served as GM for Yahoo! Video and as Head of Products for Yahoo! Finance from 2005 to 2009. Earlier in his career, Mr. Goli was at Microsoft from 1995 to 2005, where he started out as an early member of the MSN.com team and led the launch of several MSN services and subsequently held roles of increasing responsibility in the home and entertainment division and the business solutions group. In addition, Mr. Goli was a co-founder of Corners.in, a content-centric social networking service. Mr. Goli holds an M.B.A. from the University of Washington and an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Maryland.

Pam Bilash

Ms. Pam Bilash is a Senior Vice President of Human Resources of the Company. Ms. Bilash has been the Senior Vice President, Human Resources since January 2014, having joined the Company through its acquisition of onTargetjobs where she led the Human Resources team as Executive Vice President since 2009. Ms. Bilash worked for Thomson Reuters in roles of increasing responsibility, culminating as Senior Vice President of Human Resources for the healthcare group. Ms. Bilash is a graduate of the University of Hartford.

Klavs Miller

Mr. Klavs Miller is a Chief Technology Officer of the Company. Mr. Miller has been Senior Vice President, Technology since January 2014, after joining the Company through its acquisition of onTargetjobs where Mr. Miller served as the Chief Information Officer since 2011. He oversees the Company’s technology-related functions, including enterprise R&D, operations, support and infrastructure. Mr. Miller started his career as a software engineer in the early 1990s, followed by various technical and management positions with international ERP company, Baan. Since then, he has held a number of senior management positions with various technology and software companies, such as InfoNow, Vericept and Quark.

Brian Campbell

Mr. Brian P. Campbell is a Vice President - Business and Legal Affairs, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. Mr. Campbell has been our Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since joining our predecessor, Dice Inc., in January 2000 and has been Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs since June 2003. Mr. Campbell is responsible for managing our legal affairs, including intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances, corporate securities, real estate, litigation and employment law, as well as supervising outside counsel. Mr. Campbell also oversees our privacy initiatives. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Campbell served as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at CMP Media, where he worked since 1995. From 1988 to 1995, Mr. Campbell worked as a Corporate Associate at the law firm of Mudge, Rose, Guthrie, Alexander and Ferdon. Mr. Campbell is the Immediate Past President of the New York City Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel, where he has served on the Board of Directors for four years and has been a member for over twenty years. He earned a J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law and a B.A. from the University of Virginia.

James Bennett

Mr. James Edward Bennett is a Managing Director - Global Industry Brands of the Company. Mr. Bennett is the Managing Director of our Global Industry Brands group. He was named to his current position in October 2015 and is responsible for charting and executing the global growth strategy of the eFinancialCareers, Rigzone, Hcareers and BioSpace brands. Since joining the Company in 2004, Mr. Bennett has held roles of increasing responsibility, including the heads of development, sales, customer relationship teams and general management in Europe and Asia-Pacific during his first eight years with the Company. He joined eFinancialCareers as COO in October 2004, became Managing Director for EMEA in January 2006, assumed responsibility for Asia-Pacific in January 2008 and then all of eFinancialCareers in 2012. In 2014, he took on the added responsibility of the data services business. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Bennett served as CTO of Virgin Wines (part of the Virgin group), Operations Director at Thestreet.co.uk and Ecommerce Manager at UBS. Mr. Bennett holds a BA in Accounting and Finance from the University of the West of England and a Post Graduate Diploma in Law from The College of Law.

John Benson

Mr. John P. R. Benson is Chief Strategy Officer of the Company. Mr. Benson has served as our Chief Strategy Officer since 2014 and focuses on the overall strategic direction of the company, new areas of growth and the prioritizing of resources for new initiatives. Prior to his current role, Mr. Benson was the Managing Director of Dice International where he was responsible for developing new business opportunities outside the U.S. Mr. Benson joined the Company when we acquired the eFinancialGroup in October 2006. As a founder of eFinancialCareers in 2000 and its CEO until 2010, Mr. Benson developed the leading global career site network for financial services. He has over 20 years’ experience in the publishing and finance industries and worked in the United Kingdom, Asia and the United States. Mr. Benson holds an M.A. from Edinburgh University in Scotland.

James Friedlich

Mr. James Friedlich is a Director of the Company. Mr. Friedlich has been a director since January 2015. Since September 2016, Mr. Friedlich has served as the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of The Lenfest Institute of Journalism. Mr. Friedlich co-founded Empirical Media Advisors in 2011 and served as its Chief Executive Officer since 2014. In 2001, he co-founded the private equity firm of ZelnickMedia and was a general partner there until 2011, specializing in equity-backed turnarounds and restructuring media companies. Earlier in his career, Mr. Friedlich served as VP of Business Development - Digital Publishing and Vice President of International Sales, Marketing and Business Development at Dow Jones & Company/The Wall Street Journal. Mr. Friedlich attended Dartmouth College, earned an MBA from the Stanford University School of Business and a B.A. from Wesleyan University. Mr. Friedlich brings insight to our Board based on his experience in the private equity field and his focus on media.

Scot Melland

Mr. Scot W. Melland is Director of the Company. Mr. Melland has been a director of DHI Group, Inc., since 2005. Mr. Melland currently serves as an Industry Advisor in the Technology/Media/Telecom Group of Warburg Pincus LLC, a global private equity firm. From April 2001 through September 2013, Mr. Melland was President and Chief Executive Officer and a Director of DHI Group, Inc. and its predecessor, Dice Inc. He also served as Chairman of the Board from July 2007 through September 2013. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Melland was President and Chief Executive Officer of Vcommerce Corporation, an ecommerce software company (now Channel Intelligence/Google) from 1999 to 2001. From 1996 to 1999, he was Senior Vice President-Interactive Services for Cendant Corporation (now Affinion Group). From 1993 to 1996, Mr. Melland served as Vice President, Investments and Alliances for Ameritech (now AT&T). Mr. Melland began his career as a consultant, joining McKinsey & Company in 1985. He is a member of the board of directors of MultiView, Inc., a B2B digital marketing company, and is a Social Venture Partner in Connecticut. He holds a B.S. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Mr. Melland’s extensive experience in online recruiting, digital marketing and software brings a unique and valuable perspective to the Board of Directors.

Carol Carpenter

Ms. Carol W. Carpenter is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Carpenter has been a director since May 2014. Ms. Carpenter serves as the Vice President of Product Marketing for Google Cloud, leading the strategic and operational go-to-market for its business-oriented product. From 2015 to 2016, Ms. Carpenter served as the Chief Executive Officer of ElasticBox Inc., which develops and offers solutions that enable organizations to deploy and manage agile applications for any cloud infrastructure. From 2013 to 2014, she led all marketing initiatives at ClearSlide, a high-growth business-to-business sales platform, and from 2006 to 2012, Ms. Carpenter was General Manager of the Consumer and Small Business Units for Trend Micro, a global security company. A technology industry veteran, Ms. Carpenter has held previous marketing leadership roles at both startups and public companies, including Keynote Systems, Enviz, Tumbleweed and Apple. Ms. Carpenter earned a bachelor’s degree at Stanford University and her Masters Degree from the Harvard Business School. Ms. Carpenter serves as a mentor for the HBS Women in Technology group, as a board member of Monte Jade, and also advises a few startups in both the consumer and business-to-business segments. Ms. Carpenter’s significant marketing experience in technology businesses provides helpful and unique expertise to our Board.

Jennifer Deason

Ms. Jennifer Deason is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Deason has been a director since July 2016. Ms. Deason serves as Executive Vice President, Head of Corporate Development and Strategy with Sotheby’s. She was previously an Executive Vice President at Bain Capital, where she partnered with CEOs and other senior level executives to improve company performance and drive transformations through strategic initiatives and performance management. While at Bain, Ms. Deason served in several interim operating roles such as President, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Financial Officer and was a board member of several portfolio companies. She served as Interim Chief Financial Officer at the Weather Channel, where she worked to reposition the organization from a more traditional TV media company towards a data-focused, mobile-first advertising platform, prior to the sale of the digital and B2B businesses to IBM. Ms. Deason holds an MBA from Stanford University and a B.A. from Yale University, and is closely involved in both schools. She is also on the Board of Trustees at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art. Ms. Deason’s significant experience in financial and other operating roles, as well as her experience in the private equity field, provide helpful perspective to our Board. The Board has also considered Ms. Deason’s prior financial experience, including her work as an interim Chief Financial Officer, which was instrumental in her being selected to serve as Chairperson of the Audit Committee.

Burton Goldfield

Mr. Burton M. Goldfield is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Goldfield has been a director since December 2014. Since March 2008, Mr. Goldfield has served as President and Chief Executive Officer at TriNet (NYSE: TNET), which provides employers with HR solutions, including bundled HR products, additional cloud products and strategic services. Mr. Goldfield has extensive experience in sales, operational, and technology leadership positions and is known for driving product innovation and business growth. Prior to TriNet, Mr. Goldfield was the Chief Executive Officer of Ketera Technologies. Previously, he held executive level roles at Hyperion Solutions Corporation and IBM Corporation’s Rational Software division. Mr. Goldfield holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Syracuse University and an MBA from Villanova University. Mr. Goldfield’s significant experience in operational, sales, and technology leadership positions provides helpful perspective to our Board.

David Gordon

Mr. David S. Gordon is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Gordon has been a director since December 2006 and is Principal of Gordon Advisory, LLC, a strategy consultancy. He was the Chief Executive Officer and a director of the Milwaukee Art Museum from October 2002 until February 2008. Before that, he was the Secretary (Director) of the Royal Academy of Arts in London for six years. He also spent 12 years as the Chief Executive Officer of The Economist Newspaper Ltd. He was associated with eFinancialNews for 10 years, first as a consultant and then as non-executive chairman and oversaw the sale of eFinancialCareers to the Company in 2006. Mr. Gordon also serves on the board of directors of Profile Books Ltd., and is a trustee and Treasurer of the American Folk Art Museum and a trustee of the Wende Museum of the Cold War, and the Vice President of the Sierre Madre Playhouse. Mr. Gordon was appointed to serve on our Board based on his prior association with and intimate knowledge of eFinancialCareers and his experience as a chief executive officer.

Brian Schipper

Mr. Brian (Skip) Schipper is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Schipper has been a director since February 2014. Since May 2016, Mr. Schipper has served as the Chief People Officer for Yext, Inc. From January 2014 to March 2016, Mr. Schipper led Human Resources at Twitter. Prior to joining Twitter, Mr. Schipper was the Chief Human Resources Officer at Groupon from June 2011 to January 2014, where he oversaw the HR and administrative organization globally and was integral in building the infrastructure to support its global expansion efforts. Mr. Schipper was the Chief Human Resources Officer at Cisco Systems from October 2006 to June 2011. He has held executive level human resources and administrative roles at Microsoft, DoubleClick, Pepsico, Compaq and Harris Corporation. Mr. Schipper holds an MBA from Michigan State University and a B.A. from Hope College. Mr. Schipper’s extensive industry experience and his human resources expertise is a great combination to help our Board guide our strategy

Golnar Sheikholeslami

Ms. Golnar Sheikholeslami is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Sheikholeslami has been a director since September 2012. Since May 2014, Ms. Sheikholeslami has served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Chicago Public Media. Ms. Sheikholeslami was the Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer of Everyday Health, Inc., a new media health company, from July 2010 through March 2013. Prior to joining Everyday Health, she worked for The Washington Post from 2002 to 2010 where Ms. Sheikholeslami held several positions of increasing authority culminating as Vice President and General Manager of digital operations. In that role, she was responsible for the overall strategic direction, product development, innovation, technology and day-to-day operations for the company’s digital properties. Previously, Ms. Sheikholeslami led Condé Nast’s Style.com as Senior Vice President and Managing Director from 2000 to 2002, after joining the company in 1997. Ms. Sheikholeslami holds an MBA from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia and a B.S. from Georgetown University. Ms. Sheikholeslami also serves on the board of directors of National Public Radio, Inc. Ms. Sheikholeslami’s significant experience in advertising supported businesses, online content businesses and leading digital businesses provides helpful and unique expertise to the Company.

Brendan Metrano