People: GoPro Inc (GPRO.O)

GPRO.O on Nasdaq

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2 Sep 2015
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Nicholas Woodman

39 2014 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Anthony Bates

47 2014 President, Director

Jack Lazar

50 2014 Chief Financial Officer

Sharon Zezima

50 2013 General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Michael Marks

64 2011 Lead Independent Director

Edward Gilhuly

55 2011 Independent Director

Kenneth Goldman

66 2013 Independent Director

Peter Gotcher

55 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Nicholas Woodman

Mr. Nicholas Woodman is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the company, Mr. Woodman founded our company and has served as our Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors since inception, as Chairman since January 2014 and as President from our inception until June 2014. Mr. Woodman holds a B.A. in Visual Arts from the University of California, San Diego. We believe Mr. Woodman’s experience as the founder of GoPro and his knowledge of our products and customers give him the experience and leadership capabilities that qualify him to serve as member of our board of directors.

Anthony Bates

Mr. Anthony Bates is President, Director of the company. From June 2013 until March 2014, Mr. Bates served as our President and as a member of our board of directors since June 2014. From June 2013 until March 2014, Mr. Bates was the Executive Vice President, Business Development and Evangelism and was a member of the board of directors of Microsoft Corporation, a software company. Mr. Bates was the Chief Executive Officer of Skype Inc., a provider of software applications and related Internet communications products, from October 2010 until its acquisition by Microsoft in 2011, subsequent to which Mr. Bates served as the President of Microsoft’s Skype Division until June 2013. From 1996 to October 2010, Mr. Bates served in various roles at Cisco Systems, Inc., a networking equipment provider, most recently as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Enterprise, Commercial and Small Business. Mr. Bates currently serves on the board of directors of Ebay Inc., a global ecommerce website, and Sirius X.M. Holdings Inc., a satellite radio system operator and broadcaster. We believe that Mr. Bates is qualified to serve on our board of directors due to his extensive executive leadership experience in the technology industry, including the management of worldwide operations, sales, service and support areas.

Jack Lazar

Jack R. Lazar is Chief Financial Officer of the company. From January 2013 to January 2014, he has served as our Chief Financial Officer since January 2014. From January 2013 to January 2014, he was an independent business and financial consultant. Mr. Lazar previously served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and General Manager of Qualcomm Atheros, Inc., a wireless technology company, from May 2011 to January 2013. From September 2003 until its acquisition in May 2011 by Qualcomm Incorporated, a digital wireless communications products and services, Mr. Lazar served as Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of Atheros Communications, Inc., a provider of communications semiconductor solutions, as well as other executive roles. From August 1999 to May 2002, Mr. Lazar served in a variety of positions at NetRatings, Inc., an Internet audience measurement and analysis company, most recently as Executive Vice President of Corporate Development, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary. He currently serves as a member of the boards of directors of Silicon Laboratories Inc. and TubeMogul, Inc. Mr. Lazar is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a B.S. in Commerce with an emphasis in Accounting from Santa Clara University.

Sharon Zezima

Sharon Zezima is General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the company. From February 2012 to September 2013, Ms. Zezima has served as our General Counsel since September 2013 and as our Corporate Secretary since October 2013. From February 2012 to September 2013, Ms. Zezima was the Vice President and General Counsel at Marketo, Inc., a cloud-based marketing software company. Prior to joining Marketo, Ms. Zezima served in various positions at Electronic Arts Inc., a developer and distributor of interactive entertainment content and services, from September 2000 to February 2012, most recently as Vice President and Deputy General Counsel. Ms. Zezima holds a J.D. from the University of Chicago and an A.B. in American Studies from Smith College.

Michael Marks

Michael E. Marks is Lead Independent Director of the company. Mr. Marks has been a Founding Partner of Riverwood Capital, LLC, a private equity firm, since March 2007. From August 2007 to November 2007, Mr. Marks was interim Chief Executive Officer of Tesla Motors, Inc., an electric vehicle designer and manufacturer. Mr. Marks was a senior adviser from January 2007 to January 2008 and a member from January 2006 to January 2007 at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., a private equity firm. From January 1994 to January 2006, Mr. Marks was Chief Executive Officer of Flextronics. Mr. Marks currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Schlumberger Limited and SanDisk Corporation, where he is currently Chairman. Mr. Marks holds a B.A. and an M.A. in Psychology from Oberlin College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Edward Gilhuly

Edward A. Gilhuly is Independent Director of the company. Mr. Gilhuly has served on our board of directors since March 2011. Mr. Gilhuly is the Founder and has served as Managing Partner at Sageview Capital, a private investment firm since May 2006. Prior to forming Sageview Capital, Mr. Gilhuly worked for 19 years at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., a private equity firm, where he was a Partner from 1994 to 2005 and a member of the firm’s investment committee from its formation in 2000 until his departure in 2005. Mr. Gilhuly currently serves on the board of directors of Envivio, Inc. and four private companies and the board of trustees of Duke University. He is also the Chairman of the board of directors of the Duke Management Company. Mr. Gilhuly holds a B.A. in Economics and History from Duke University and an M.B.A. from Stanford University. We believe Mr. Gilhuly is qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors based on his experience on the boards of directors of numerous companies, his extensive corporate management experience and his significant experience in private equity and finance.

Kenneth Goldman

Kenneth A. Goldman is Independent Director of the company. Since October 2012, Mr. Goldman has served as the Chief Financial Officer of Yahoo! Inc., an Internet commerce website. From September 2007 to October 2012, he was Chief Financial Officer of Fortinet Inc., a provider of threat management technologies. From November 2006 to August 2007, Mr. Goldman served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Dexterra, Inc., a mobile enterprise software company. From August 2000 until March 2006, Mr. Goldman served as Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer of Siebel Systems, Inc., a supplier of customer software solutions and services. Mr. Goldman currently serves on the board of directors of NXP Semiconductor N.V., Gigamon Inc. and Yahoo! Japan, as well as the Trustee Emeritus of Cornell University. Mr. Goldman holds a B.A. in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Peter Gotcher

Peter C. Gotcher is Independent Director of the company. Mr. Gotcher served on our board of directors since June 2014. Mr. Gotcher is an independent private investor focusing on investments in digital media technology companies. From September 1999 to June 2002, Mr. Gotcher was a venture partner with Redpoint Ventures, a private investment firm. Prior to that, Mr. Gotcher was a venture partner with Institutional Venture Partners, a private investment firm, from 1997 to 1999. Mr. Gotcher founded Digidesign, Inc., a manufacturer of digital audio workstations, and served as its President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman from 1984 until it was acquired by Avid Technology, a media software company, in 1995. He served as the Executive Vice President of Avid Technology from 1995 to 1996. Mr. Gotcher currently serves on the board of directors of Pandora Media, Inc. and is the Chairman of the board of directors of Dolby Laboratories, Inc. He also serves on the board of trustees of the Berklee College of Music. Mr. Gotcher holds a B.A. in English Literature from the University of California at Berkeley. We believe Mr. Gotcher is qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors based on his broad understanding of the operational, financial and strategic issues facing public companies and his background providing guidance to companies in the digital media industry.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Nicholas Woodman

1,852,790

Anthony Bates

--

Jack Lazar

--

Sharon Zezima

--

Michael Marks

193,118

Edward Gilhuly

188,532

Kenneth Goldman

45,760

Peter Gotcher

187,815
As Of  30 Dec 2014

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