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EMCORE Corp (EMKR.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jeffrey Rittichier

56 2015 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Jikun Kim

51 2016 Chief Financial Officer

Ettore Coringrato

2016 Director

Stephen Domenik

64 2013 Director

Gerald Fine

57 2013 Director

Rex Jackson

55 2015 Director

Robert Bogomolny

77 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Jeffrey Rittichier

Mr. Jeffrey S, Rittichier is a Chief Executive Officer and Director of Company., since January 3, 2015. He has worked in the optical communications industry for 16 years, having previously held the positions of President and Chief Executive Officer of Nanostatics Corporation, a producer of nanofiber technology, from April 2009 to December 2014. Prior to that, from November 2007 to April 2009, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of the electrical testing company Epik Energy Solutions, L.L.C., a joint venture of Royal Dutch Shell, and of NanoDynamics, Inc., focused on commercializing nanotechnology for the energy and petroleum industries. He has also served as Chief Executive Officer of Xponent Photonics, Inc., a manufacturer of surface-mount photonic components for optical assemblies, from October 2001 to November 2007. From April 1999 to October 2001, Mr. Rittichier was VP and General Manager of Lucent’s Access Business and Vice President of Marketing at Ortel Corporation, a supplier of optoelectronic components in the cable television, satellite communications, wireless, data communications and telecommunications markets. Mr. Rittichier holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from The Ohio State University. He was awarded the title of Distinguished Alumnus by Ohio State University’s College of Engineering in 2011 and has completed the Financial Management Program at Stanford University. Mr. Rittichier’s experience as a 16-year optical communications veteran with a demonstrated track record of identifying and realizing optical networking growth opportunities were the primary qualifications that led the Board to conclude that he should serve as a director of our Company.

Jikun Kim

Mr. Jikun Kim is appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Effective June 20, 2016. He has more than 20 years of experience in the high technology industry. He has held senior financial management positions at several public and private high growth companies and has a wealth of strategic and operational expertise. Most recently, Mr. Kim served as Chief Financial Officer of Merex Group, an industry leader in aftermarket aerospace support services.

Ettore Coringrato

Mr. Ettore J. Coringrato, Jr. is Director of the Company. He currently serves as a Board member of Nanowave Technologies, Inc., a manufacturer of microwave and millimeter-wave components and high power solid state transmit/receive subsystems for commercial aerospace, defense, medical, communications and industrial applications. He was a Senior Advisor to Nanowave from January 2014 to January 2016. Prior to that, he served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Board member of CyOptics, Inc. from January 2005 until its sale to Avago Technologies in June 2013, and he was Vice President of Business Development for CyOptics from February 2003 through December 2004. From 2000 until 2003, Mr. Coringrato was co-founder and served as Chief Financial Officer of CENiX, Inc., an optical start-up that developed high-speed optical modules using an automated manufacturing platform. Mr. Coringrato also worked for 18 years at AT&T and Lucent Technologies in its Microelectronics Group where he held positions in engineering, marketing and sales, strategic planning, business development and product management. Mr. Coringrato holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering and Systems Management, and an MBA from Pennsylvania State University.

Stephen Domenik

Mr. Stephen L. Domenik is a Director of the Emcore Corporation., since December 9, 2013. Mr. Domenik has been a General Partner with Sevin Rosen Funds, a venture capital firm, since 1995. Mr. Domenik was appointed to the Board of Directors of MoSys, Inc. MOSY +3.51% in June 2012, a publicly traded IP-rich fabless semiconductor company, and currently sits on the boards of various private companies. Mr. Domenik previously served on the Board of Directors of NetLogic Microsystems, Inc., a publicly traded fabless semiconductor company, from January 2001 until it was acquired by Broadcom Corporation in February 2012. During his tenure at Sevin Rosen Funds, Mr. Domenik led numerous investments in private companies. Mr. Domenik holds a B.S. in Physics and M.S.E.E. from the University of California at Berkeley.Mr. Domenik’s expertise in corporate investments and strategic planning in the semiconductor industry, together with his experience serving as director of several other public and private companies were the primary qualifications that the Board considered in nominating him as a director of our Company.

Gerald Fine

Dr. Gerald J. Fine is a Director of Emcore Corporation., since December 9, 2013. Dr. Fine has served as a director of the Company since December 2013. Dr. Fine has been a Professor of Practice and Director at the Engineering Innovation Center of Boston University since 2012. From 2008 to 2011, Dr. Fine was President and CEO of Schott North America and led operations of all Schott AG businesses in North America, including solar, pharmaceutical packaging, electronic packaging, and lighting and imaging and advanced materials. Dr. Fine also served as Executive Vice President, Photonic Technologies for Corning Incorporated. He previously served on the Board of Directors of several private companies, including CyOptics, Inc., a semiconductor laser manufacturer for telecom applications, Crystal IS, Inc., a UV LED substrate manufacturer, Kotura, Inc., a provider of silicon components for datacom and telecom, and Pixtronix, Inc., a provider of low-cost displays for portable devices. Dr. Fine holds a B.A. from Amherst College and a Ph.D. from California Institute of Technology. Dr. Fine’s technical expertise in the semiconductor field, combined with his business experience serving as an executive officer and board member of several companies were the primary qualifications that the Board considered in nominating Mr. Becker as a director of our Company. In addition, pursuant to the Settlement Agreement, the Board is obligated to nominate Dr. Fine as director at the Annual Meeting.

Rex Jackson

Mr. Rex S. Jackson, J.D. is Director of Emcore Corporation., since December 2015. Mr. Jackson has extensive senior management and executive experience in both the corporate finance and legal functions, having served as Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel for several public and private companies. Most recently he held key positions at JDS Uniphase Corporation, a provider of optical products for telecommunications, cable networks, enterprise and data centers, including Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the past three years through the separation of JDSU into two separate public companies. Prior to JDSU, Mr. Jackson served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Symyx Technologies from 2007 to 2010, where he managed the finance, legal, IT and other corporate functions and led the company’s acquisition of MDL Information Systems and subsequent merger with Accelrys. Mr. Jackson also previously served as Senior Vice President and acting CFO at Synopsys and held executive positions with Avago, AdForce and Read-Rite. Currently Mr. Jackson serves on the Board of Directors of Energous, a provider of wire-free portable electronic device charging systems. Mr. Jackson holds a B.A. degree in Political Science from Duke University and earned his J.D. from Stanford University Law School.

Robert Bogomolny

Mr. Robert L. Bogomolny is a Lead Independent Director of the company Since August 2002, Mr. Bogomolny has served as President Emeritus and Professor of Law of the University of Baltimore. Mr. Bogomolny served as President of the University of Baltimore from August 2002 until July 2014. Prior to that, he served as Corporate Senior Vice President and General Counsel of G.D. Searle & Company, a pharmaceuticals manufacturer, from 1987 to 2001. At G.D. Searle, Mr. Bogomolny was responsible at various times for its legal, regulatory, quality control, and public affairs activities. He also led its government affairs department in Washington, D.C., and served on the Searle Executive Management Committee. Mr. Bogomolny’s business, management, legal, regulatory, public policy and government affairs experience, as well as his familiarity with the Company’s business garnered through his tenure as a director, were the primary qualifications that have led the Board to conclude that he should serve as a director of our Company.

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