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8x8 Inc (EGHT.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Bryan Martin

48 2013 Chairman of the Board, Chief Technology Officer

Vikram Verma

51 2013 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Mary Ellen Genovese

57 2014 Chief Financial Officer

Puneet Arora

41 2015 Senior Vice President - Global Sales

Darren Hakeman

46 2013 Senior Vice President - Product & Strategy

Jeff Romano

2016 Senior Vice President of Global Services and Support

Guy Hecker

84 2010 Lead Independent Director

Vladimir Jacimovic

52 2014 Independent Director

Ian Potter

52 2013 Independent Director

Jaswinder Singh

50 2013 Independent Director

Eric Salzman

49 2012 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Bryan Martin

Mr. Bryan R. Martin has been re-designated as Chairman of the Board, Chief Technology Officer of the company. He has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors since December 2003, has served as Chief Technology Officer since September 2013 and as a director since February 2002. From February 2002 to September 2013, he served as Chief Executive Officer. From March 2007 to November 2008, and again from April 2011 to December 2011, he served as President. From February 2001 to February 2002, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer. He served as Senior Vice President, Engineering Operations from July 2000 to February 2001 and as Chief Technical Officer from August 1995 to August 2000. He also served as a director of the Company from January 1998 through July 1999. In addition, Mr. Martin served in various technical roles for the Company from April 1990 to August 1995. He received a B.S. and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.

Vikram Verma

Mr. Vikram Verma is the Chief Executive Officer, Director of 8x8, Inc. He has served as Chief Executive Officer since September 2013 and as a director since January 2012. From October 2008 through August 2013, Mr. Verma was President of Strategic Venture Development for Lockheed Martin. From 2006 through 2008, Mr. Verma was President of the IS&GS Savi Group, a division of Lockheed Martin. Prior to 2006, Mr. Verma was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Savi Technology, Inc. Mr. Verma received a B.S.E.E. degree from Florida Institute of Technology, a M.S.E. degree from the University of Michigan in electrical engineering, and the graduate degree of Engineer in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.

Mary Ellen Genovese

Ms. Mary Ellen P. Genovese is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. She has served as Chief Financial Officer since November 2014. Ms. Genovese had been serving as Senior Vice President of Human Resources since July 2014 and prior to that, as a consultant to the Company since April 2012. Prior to joining the Company, from 2008 to 2011, Ms. Genovese served as a consultant to a Fortune 50 security company. From 2004 through 2006, Ms. Genovese was the Chief Financial Officer of Savi Technology, Inc. Prior to joining Savi Technology, she was Chief Financial Officer of Trimble Navigation Limited from 2000 to 2004. Between 1992 and 2000, Ms. Genovese worked at Trimble in a succession of other financial and accounting positions, including VP of Finance and Corporate Controller. Ms. Genovese holds a B.S. Degree in Accounting from Fairfield University and received her CPA license from the State of Connecticut.

Puneet Arora

Mr. Puneet Arora is Senior Vice President - Global Sales of the Company. Mr. Arora has served as Senior Vice President of Global Sales since January 2015. From January 2013 to January 2015, Mr. Arora was Vice President and Head of North America Sales at LivePerson. From August 2010 to August 2012, Mr. Arora led Cloud CRM Sales - North America - West for Oracle. From September 2007 to November 2009, Mr. Arora was Vice President of Corporate Sales for Salesforce.com. He received a B.S. in Computer Engineering from Iowa State University.

Darren Hakeman

Mr. Darren Hakeman has been appointed as Senior Vice President - Product & Strategy of the company. He has served as Senior Vice President of Product and Strategy since September 2013, and was a consultant to the Company starting in May 2013. From 2009 to 2013, Mr. Hakeman worked as a strategic advisor to leading Silicon Valley companies and emerging start-ups including Authentication Metrics, Inc. (now Agari), Blackfire Research, and a major global security company. Prior to 2009, he served as Senior Vice President of Operations for a SaaS Business Unit of Lockheed Martin that emerged following Lockheed's acquisition of Savi Technology, Inc. He received a B.S. and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.

Jeff Romano

Mr. Jeff Romano is Senior Vice President of Global Services and Support of the Company. He joined the company as Senior Vice President of Global Services and Support. As 8x8 continues to gain momentum with international mid-market and enterprise customers, Romano's charter is to transform and revolutionize the entire customer experience from deployment of services to ongoing service adoption, support, and customer success.

Guy Hecker

Mr. Guy L. Hecker, Jr., is Lead Independent Director of 8x8 Inc. He has served as a director since August 1997 and lead director since January 2010. He was the founder of Stafford, Burke and Hecker, Inc., a consulting firm based in Alexandria, Virginia, and served as its President from 1982 to 2008. Prior to his retirement from the United States Air Force in 1982, Major General Hecker's duties included serving as Director of the Air Force Office of Legislative Liaison and an appointment in the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, Research, Development and Acquisition for the Air Force. Earlier, he served as a pilot and commander in both fighter and bomber aircraft units, including command of a bomber wing and an air division. During his Air Force career, Major General Hecker was awarded a number of military decorations, including the Air Force Distinguished Service Medal, the Silver Star, the Legion of Merit (awarded twice) and the Distinguished Flying Cross. He currently serves on the board of directors of NavCom Defense Electronics. Major General Hecker received a B.A. from The Citadel, an M.A. in International Relations from George Washington University, an honorary Ph.D. in military science from The Citadel and completed the management development program at Harvard Business School. We believe that Major General Hecker's qualifications to serve on the Board include his extensive business and investing experience, including the founding of a successful business at Stafford, Burke and Hecker after retiring from the Air Force and his involvement in venture capital investing including being an initial investor in Micron Computer, a subsidiary of Micron Technology, Inc., prior to its initial public offering and a director and principal shareholder of NavCom Defense Electronics since its founding in 1984.

Vladimir Jacimovic

Mr. Vladimir Jacimovic is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Jacimovic has served as a director since March 2014. Mr. Jacimovic is the Founder and Managing Partner of Continuum Capital Partners, an investment firm that specializes in crossover investments targeting private and public technology companies. Previously, Mr. Jacimovic was a Partner at New Enterprise Associates (NEA), a leading global venture capital firm focused on helping entrepreneurs build transformational businesses across multiple stages, sectors and geographies, and a Managing Director at Crosslink Capital, a leading stage-independent venture capital firm. Since beginning his venture career in 1996, Mr. Jacimovic has been involved in more than 30 investments in software, communications, and technology enabled services. We believe Mr. Jacimovic's qualifications to serve as director include his 25 years of investing and operating experience with high growth companies in the technology and services industry with specific expertise in the SaaS, big data and security segments.

Ian Potter

Mr. Ian Potter is Independent Director of the company. He has served as a director since September 2013. Mr. Potter is currently a Distinguished Fellow with INSEAD's Global Private Equity Initiative, a Founding Partner of Lion City Applied Science and the Managing Partner of Lion City Capital Partners. Lion City Capital Partners is a privately held investment holding company in Singapore that seeks to make direct investments in technology and natural resources companies. From 1994 until his retirement in 2014, he worked for Morgan Stanley in Asia where he supervised all aspects of the firm's commodity business while serving on a number of internal and external private company boards. During this time, he opened the group's New Delhi, Shanghai, and Tokyo offices and was responsible for developing the group's capacity across the region and expanding its product offerings. Mr. Potter began his career in finance in London and New York working for Chase Manhattan Bank N.A. where he contributed to the development of the bank's interest rate and currency derivatives business. He holds an MBA from INSEAD in France and a BA from Queen's University in Canada.

Jaswinder Singh

Dr. Jaswinder Pal Singh is Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Singh has served as a director since October 2013. Dr. Singh is currently a Full Professor of Computer Science at Princeton University, where he has served on the faculty for over 20 years. He is also a director of InMobi, a mobile advertising company, and of Gwynnie Bee, Inc., an Internet technology company in the retail space. Previously, he was Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer at FirstRain, Inc., a SaaS provider of market intelligence solutions for the enterprise, where he led the development of award-winning technologies and products for web-based communication and information access. Dr. Singh also served as an advisor to Right Media, Inc., a SaaS online advertising exchange that was acquired by Yahoo in 2007, and later led the development of Yahoo's innovative next-generation advertising marketplace. Dr. Singh has a BSE degree from Princeton University and obtained his MS and PhD degrees from Stanford University. He also is a co-author of Parallel Computer Architecture: A Hardware-Software Approach, the leading textbook in parallel computing, an inventor under of several patents, and an author of over 75 published research papers.

Eric Salzman

Mr. Eric Salzman is Independent Director of 8x8, Inc. He has served as a director since February 2012. Mr. Salzman has nearly 20 years of experience investing in and advising technology companies with a focus on the communications and software sectors. Mr. Salzman has extensive M&A, capital markets, private equity and board experience having served as a board member or board observer at 15 companies and is currently a director at three private equity owned technology companies. Since 2011, Mr. Salzman has been the Managing Member of SarniHaan Capital Partners LLC, a boutique consulting firm that provides high impact strategic advice to public and private technology companies and maintains an investment banking affiliation with Monarch Capital Group, LLC. Prior to establishing SarniHaan Capital Partners LLC, Mr. Salzman was employed by Lehman Brothers Holdings as a Managing Director in the Private Equity and Principal Investing Group as well as in the Global Trading Strategies Division. Prior to Lehman Brothers, Mr. Salzman was a senior research analyst covering the technology and communications sectors in the hedge fund industry and was a senior private equity investment professional at two communications-focused private equity funds. Mr. Salzman began his career in the M&A Group at CS First Boston. Mr. Salzman has a B.A. Honors from the University of Michigan and a MBA from Harvard University.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Bryan Martin

1,091,980

Vikram Verma

4,296,620

Mary Ellen Genovese

1,480,770

Puneet Arora

1,124,670

Darren Hakeman

1,047,780

Jeff Romano

--

Guy Hecker

303,747

Vladimir Jacimovic

204,997

Ian Potter

234,997

Jaswinder Singh

221,247

Eric Salzman

251,247
As Of  30 Mar 2016

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