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Gigamon Inc (GIMO.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Corey Mulloy

44 2013 Independent Chairman of the Board

Paul Hooper

52 2012 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Rex Jackson

56 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Principal Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer

Helmut Wilke

64 2014 Senior Vice President - Worldwide Sales

Sachidanandan Sambandan

51 2014 Senior Vice President - Engineering

Paul Shinn

45 2015 chief legal officer and senior vice president of corporate development

Shehzad Merchant

47 2014 Chief Technology Officer

Fred Studer

2016 Chief Marketing Officer

Gerard Allison

2017 Vice President - EMEA

Joan Dempsey

60 2016 Director Nominee

Ted Ho

57 2014 Director

John Kispert

52 2013 Independent Director

Paul Milbury

67 2014 Independent Director

Michael Ruettgers

73 2010 Independent Director

Robert Switz

73 2015 Independent Director

Cynthia Hiponia

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Corey Mulloy

Mr. Corey M. Mulloy serves as the Independent Chairman of the Board of Gigamon Inc. He served as the chairman of the board of directors since March 2013, and as a member of the board of directors since January 2010. Since 1997, he has served in several roles at Highland Capital Partners, a venture capital firm, and has been a general partner since 2005. From 1995 to 1997, Mr. Mulloy served as a financial analyst in the investment banking group at Robertson, Stephens & Co., L.L.C., an investment bank. Mr. Mulloy also serves as a director of a number of private companies. Mr. Mulloy holds a B.A. degree in economics from Swarthmore College and an M.B.A. degree from Harvard Business School.

Paul Hooper

Mr. Paul A. Hooper is the Chief Executive Officer, Director of Gigamon Inc. He was previously served as vice president of marketing from July 2011 to December 2012. Prior to joining the Company company, he served in several positions at Extreme Networks, Inc., a network infrastructure solutions company, including the chief marketing officer, vice president and general manager for the volume products group, and chief information officer, from August 2002 to July 2011. From November 1999 to August 2002, Mr. Hooper served in several positions, including vice president of information technology, at myCFO, Inc., a financial services and advisory company. From March 1998 to November 1999, Mr. Hooper served as senior director of information technology at JDS Uniphase Corporation, a telecommunications networking company. From August 1996 to March 1998, Mr. Hooper served as senior director of networking and telecommunications at Netscape Communications Corporation, a software and services company.

Rex Jackson

Mr. Rex S. Jackson, J.D., serves as Chief Financial Officer, Principal Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. Mr. Jackson most recently served as chief financial officer of Rocket Fuel Inc., a digital advertising company, from March 2016 until October 2016. From January 2013 to September 2015, Mr. Jackson served as executive vice president and chief financial officer at JDS Uniphase Corporation, a provider of test and measurement solutions and optical components to the telecommunications industry, after having served as chief financial officer on an interim basis from September 2012 to January 2013. Previously, he was senior vice president, business services at JDS Uniphase from January 2011 to September 2012. Before joining JDS Uniphase, Mr. Jackson was executive vice president and chief financial officer at Symyx Technologies, Inc., a provider of hardware and software solutions for materials research, from October 2007 until its merger with Accelrys, Inc. in July 2010, its interim chief financial officer from May 2007 to October 2007, and its General Counsel from March 2007 to October 2007. Prior to joining Symyx, Mr. Jackson served in a number of legal and business roles with technology companies. Mr. Jackson currently serves on the boards of directors of Emcore Corporation, a designer and manufacturer of optical chips and components for the broadband and fiber optics industry, and Energous Corporation, a company developing and marketing wireless electric charging technology. Mr. Jackson holds a B.A. degree in political science from Duke University and a J.D. degree from Stanford University Law School.

Helmut Wilke

Mr. Helmut Wilke is the Senior Vice President - Worldwide Sales of the Company. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Wilke served as vice president of worldwide sales of the Visibility Business of Ixia, a computer networking company, from September 2013 to August 2014. From September 2010 to October 2013, Mr. Wilke was the vice president of the U.S. western region enterprise and partner group for Microsoft Corporation, a computer software and electronics company. In addition, he has also held key leadership roles in sales at Extreme Networks, Inc. from April 2007 to August 2010 and Sun Microsystems, Inc., a computer software and information technology company, from 2001 to 2007. Mr. Wilke holds an M.S. degree and a Ph.D. of social sciences from the Free University of Berlin, Germany.

Sachidanandan Sambandan

Mr. Sachidanandan Sambandan is the Senior Vice President - Engineering of the Company. Prior to joining the company, he served as vice president of hybrid cloud services at VMware Inc., a cloud and virtualization software company, from November 2009 to May 2014. From 1999 to March 2009, Mr. Sambandan was vice president of engineering at Dell Force10 (formerly Force10 Networks, Inc.), a computer networking company. Mr. Sambandan holds a B.E. degree in electronics and communication engineering from the College of Engineering at Guindy, Chennai, an M.S. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park, and an M.B.A. degree from Santa Clara University.

Paul Shinn

Mr. Paul B. Shinn serves as chief legal officer and senior vice president of corporate development of Gigamon Inc. He previously served as the general counsel from May 2012 to August 2015. Prior to joining the company, he served in several positions at Hewlett-Packard Company, a computer hardware and information technology company, from March 2007 through May 2012, including most recently as vice president and associate general counsel of the Enterprise Group. From March 1997 to February 2007, Mr. Shinn was an attorney at the law firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C. Mr. Shinn holds B.A. degrees in government and philosophy from the University of Notre Dame and a J.D. degree from Santa Clara University School of Law.

Shehzad Merchant

Mr. Shehzad T. Merchant is the Chief Technology Officer of Gigamon Inc. He was previously served as chief strategy officer from March 2013 to July 2014. Prior to joining the company, he served in various roles at Extreme Networks, Inc. from July 2009 to March 2013, including most recently as chief technology officer. From June 2006 to December 2008, Mr. Merchant served in the office of the chief technology officer of Nevis Networks, Inc., a network control company. From June 2005 to June 2006, Mr. Merchant co-founded and served as vice president of product development of Polytime Systems Inc., a software security company. From June 1996 to January 2005, Mr. Merchant served in various roles, including senior director of technology of the LAN business unit, at Extreme Networks, Inc. Mr. Merchant holds a B.E. degree in electronics engineering from University of Mumbai and an M.S. degree in computer engineering from the University of Southern California.

Fred Studer

Mr. Fred Studer is Chief Marketing Officer of the company. He comes to Gigamon from NetSuite, where as CMO he oversaw the company's worldwide marketing initiatives and was responsible for driving awareness and adoption of NetSuite's cloud-based business management software. Prior to NetSuite, Studer held a variety of leadership positions at Microsoft, where he led product marketing and the go-to-market strategy and execution for the Microsoft Dynamics CRM and ERP lines and he served as the General Manager of the U.S. Microsoft Office Business. Prior to Microsoft, Studer spent twelve years at Oracle, where his roles included Group Vice President of Marketing.

Gerard Allison

Mr. Gerard Allison serves as Vice President - EMEA of the Company. Allison will be responsible for overseeing all operations in EMEA, including driving a coordinated sales, channel, technical and marketing team to accelerate market development in the region. Gerard brings to Gigamon more than 20 years of experience in technology industry sales leadership and channel management, including nearly a decade of expertise in the EMEA market. Prior to joining Gigamon, Gerard spent 12 years with Juniper Networks. He held a variety of sales roles from Channel Director for UK,Ireland,Middle EastandAfricato his most recent position as Senior Vice President of EMEA Sales, where he was responsible for the structure, management and performance of Juniper's Service Provider, Enterprise, Channel and Commercial business across the region. Allison also spent three years serving as UK Country Manager for Netscreen Technologies Inc., as well as held other sales and channel roles at companies including Open Capital Plc, Wall Data Inc, and Borland Ltd.

Joan Dempsey

Ms. Joan A. Dempsey is Director Nominee of the Company. Ms. Dempsey has served as executive vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton, a management and technology consulting firm, since October 2005, advising clients in the defense and intelligence industry on defense, cybersecurity and cyber issues. From May 2003 to October 2005, Ms. Dempsey served as the executive director of the President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board, which provides advice to the President of the United States concerning intelligence activities. Ms. Dempsey also served as deputy director of Central Intelligence for Community Management from May 1998 to May 2003 and served as chief of staff for the Director of Central Intelligence Agency from August 1997 to May 1998. Prior to joining the Central Intelligence Agency, Ms. Dempsey served in several senior civilian positions in the Department of Defense, including deputy director of intelligence at the Defense Intelligence Agency, deputy assistant secretary of defense for Intelligence and Security and acting assistant secretary of defense for Command, Control, Communications and Intelligence. Ms. Dempsey also serves on the board of directors of Intelsat General Corporation, a subsidiary of Intelsat, S.A., a communications company. Ms. Dempsey holds a B.A. degree in political science from Southern Arkansas University, an M.P.A. in public administration from the University of Arkansas and an honorary doctorate from the National Intelligence University.

Ted Ho

Mr. Ted C. Ho has been appointed as the Director of GIGAMON INC., since August 24, 2014. Mr. Ho has served as the chief executive officer of Datiphy Inc., a data behavior and security company, since September 2015. Prior to Datiphy, Mr. Ho co-founded the company in 2004 and previously served as a member of the board of directors from inception until his resignation in March 2013, and also served as chief executive officer from February 2008 until his resignation in December 2012. Prior to founding the company, Mr. Ho served as vice president of engineering at Network Associates, Inc. (which later became McAfee, Inc.), a data security company, from January 2001 to May 2003. From May 1998 to January 2001, Mr. Ho served as a director of engineering at McAfee. Mr. Ho holds a B.S. degree in civil engineering from the National Cheung-Kung University in Taiwan and an M.S. degree in structural engineering and computer engineering from the University of Southern California.

John Kispert

Mr. John H. Kispert is an Independent Director of Gigamon Inc. Mr. Kispert has served as a managing partner of Black Diamond Ventures, a venture capital firm, since March 2016. Prior to Black Diamond Ventures, Mr. Kispert served as president and chief executive officer and a director of Spansion, Inc., a manufacturer of flash memory products, from February 2009 until March 2015. On March 12, 2015 Spansion completed its merger with Cypress Semiconductor Corporation, a semiconductor and electronics manufacturer, at which time Mr. Kispert was appointed to the Cypress Board of Directors. Mr. Kispert also serves on the board of directors of Extreme Networks, Inc., a network hardware company, and TriNet Group, Inc., a cloud-based professional employer organization for small and medium-sized businesses. Mr. Kispert holds a B.S. degree in political science from Grinnell College and an M.B.A. degree from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Paul Milbury

Mr. Paul J. Milbury is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Milbury served as vice president of operations and chief financial officer of Starent Networks, Corp., a provider of mobile network solutions, from January 2007 until its acquisition by Cisco Systems, Inc. in December 2009. From December 2009 to July 2010, Mr. Milbury played a key role in integrating Starent Networks, Corp. into Cisco Systems, Inc. to create the Mobile Internet Technology Group. From December 2000 to March 2007, Mr. Milbury served as vice president and chief financial officer of Avid Technology, Inc., a digital media creation, management and distribution solutions company. Mr. Milbury currently serves on the board of directors of Infinera Corporation, an optical networking equipment provider. Mr. Milbury also serves as a director of a number of private companies. Mr. Milbury holds a B.B.A. degree in business and economics and an M.B.A. degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Michael Ruettgers

Mr. Michael C. Ruettgers is an Independent Director of Gigamon Inc. In December 2005, he retired from his position at EMC Corporation, a data storage and data security company, where he served as chairman from 2004 to December 2005, executive chairman from 2001 to 2004, and chief executive officer from 1992 to 2001. From 1988 to 1992, Mr. Ruettgers served in various senior executive positions at EMC. Mr. Ruettgers currently serves on the boards of directors of Raytheon Corporation. Mr. Ruettgers holds a B.S. degree in business administration from Idaho State University and an M.B.A. degree from Harvard Business School.

Robert Switz

Mr. Robert E. (Bob) Switz is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Switz served as the chairman, president and chief executive officer of ADC Telecommunications, Inc., a supplier of broadband network equipment and software, from August 2003 until its acquisition by Tyco Electronics Ltd. (now TE Connectivity Ltd.) in December 2010. From 1994 until August 2003, he served in various senior management positions at ADC, including chief financial officer, executive vice president and senior vice president. Mr. Switz served as a director of ADC from August 2003 until December 2010 and was appointed chairman of the board of directors in June 2008. Prior to ADC, Mr. Switz was employed by Burr-Brown Corp., a semiconductor solution provider to the electronics industry, most recently as vice president, chief financial officer and director, ventures and systems business. Mr. Switz served on the board of directors of Cyan, Inc. from March 2011 until its acquisition by Ciena Corporation in August 2015 and Broadcom Corporation from 2003 until its acquisition by Avago in February 2016. Mr. Switz currently serves on the board of directors for Micron Technology Inc. Mr. Switz holds a B.S. degree in business administration from Quinnipiac University and an M.B.A. degree from the University of Bridgeport.

Cynthia Hiponia

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