People: Harmonic Inc (HLIT.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Patrick Gallagher

60 2013 Independent Chairman of the Board

Patrick Harshman

50 2006 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Carolyn Aver

55 2010 Chief Financial Officer

George Stromeyer

56 2013 Senior Vice President - Worldwide Sales

Bart Spriester

46 2014 Senior Vice President, Video Products

Nimrod Ben-Natan

47 2012 Vice President, General Manager - Cable Products

Xiaojun Dou

2015 Managing Director - China sales

Harold Covert

68 2007 Independent Director

E. Floyd Kvamme

77 1990 Independent Director

Mitzi Reaugh

37 2012 Independent Director

William Reddersen

67 2002 Independent Director

Susan Swenson

67 2012 Independent Director

Nikos Theodosopoulos

52 2015 Independent Director

Blair King

2013 Director of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Patrick Gallagher

Mr. Patrick T. Gallagher is Independent Chairman of the Board of Harmonic Inc., effective April 18, 2013. From March 2008 to March 2012, Mr. Gallagher was Chairman of Ubiquisys Ltd., a UK company which develops and supplies femtocells and small cells for the 3G/4G/LTE mobile wireless market. From January 2008 until February 2009, Mr. Gallagher was Chairman of Macro 4 plc, a FTSE-listed global software solutions company. From May 2006 until March 2008, he was Vice Chairman of Golden Telecom Inc., a NASDAQ-listed facilities-based provider of integrated communications. From 2003 until 2006, Mr. Gallagher was Executive Vice Chairman and served as Chief Executive Officer of FLAG Telecom Group, a NASDAQ-listed global telecommunications company which owns and manages a subsea optical fiber network. From 1985 to 2002, Mr. Gallagher held senior management positions at BT Group, including Group Director of Strategy & Development, President of BT Europe and as a member of the BT Executive Committee. Mr. Gallagher is Chairman of the Board of Intercloud SAS and is a director of Ciena Corporation. He is also a director of Sollers JSC but will not stand for reelection at the company’s annual shareholder meeting later this year.

Patrick Harshman

Dr. Patrick J. Harshman is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Harmonic Inc. He held several executive leadership positions for Harmonic including management of marketing, international sales, product management, and research and development functions. Mr. Harshman earned a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and completed an Executive Management Program at Stanford University. We believe that Mr. Harshman’s qualifications to serve on our Board include his many years of industry experience and extensive customer relationships, his management and operational experience, and his strong background in driving Harmonic’s market-leading broadband and video technologies.

Carolyn Aver

Ms. Carolyn V. Aver is Chief Financial Officer of Harmonic Inc. From 2007 to May 2010, she provided financial consulting services to a number of companies, including as the interim Chief Financial Officer of Axiom Legal, a global legal staffing firm. From 2002 to October 2007, when it was acquired by Oracle Corporation, she served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Agile Software Corporation. From 1998 to 2000, Ms. Aver was the Chief Financial Officer of USWeb/CKS, until its merger with Whitman-Hart. She was the Chief Financial Officer of BackWeb from 1997 to 1998 and the Chief Financial Officer of ParcPlace-Digitalk from 1993 to 1997. From 1984 to 1993, Ms. Aver held various financial management roles, including the Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer at Autodesk. Ms. Aver began her career with Arthur Young & Company (now Ernst & Young).

George Stromeyer

Mr. George Stromeyer is Senior Vice President - Worldwide Sales of Harmonic Inc. From January 2008 to May 2013, He was an executive with Cisco Systems, Inc., initially as Vice President, Cable, Digital Media and IPTV, SP Europe, and most recently as Vice President, Worldwide Security Sales. Prior to joining Cisco, Mr. Stromeyer was with Scientific-Atlanta, which was acquired by Cisco in 2006, from 1996 to 2008, initially as Vice President, Managing Director Latin America, and most recently as Vice President and Managing Director, EMEA. Before his time at Scientific-Atlanta, he had several management positions with Raychem Corporation from 1986 to 1996, culminating in his serving as European General Manager, PolySwitch Division.

Bart Spriester

Mr. Bart Spriester was a Senior Vice President, Video Products of Harmonic Inc. Mr. Spriester served as Executive Vice President and General Manager, North America, and Chief Technology Officer for Encompass Digital Media Inc., a leading provider of digital media services to global media companies. From June 1992 to April 2012, he held several executive positions at Cisco Systems, Inc., most recently as Vice President and General Manager for Digital Media Networks.

Nimrod Ben-Natan

Mr. Nimrod Ben-Natan is Senior Vice President and General Manager, Cable Products of harmonic Inc. He was named Vice President of Product Marketing, Solutions and Strategy in 2007, and was appointed Senior Vice President and General Manager, Cable Products in June 2012. From 1993 to 1997, Mr. Ben-Natan served as an Embedded Software Engineer at Orckit Communications Ltd., a digital subscriber line developer. Previously, he worked on wireless communications systems while he was with the Israeli Defense Signal Corps from 1988 to 1993.

Xiaojun Dou

Xiaojun Dou is Managing Director - China sales of Harmonic of Harmonic Inc. Prior to joining Harmonic, Xiaojun was with Avid as country manager for Greater China, a role in which he oversaw overall business operations in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macau. Xiaojun earlier held various senior leadership positions within the digital media industry, serving in roles including chief representative of China at IneoQuest, sales director for China at Ericsson Television (formerly Tandberg Television), general manager at Dayang, vice general manager at NDT, and director of the production department at Dalian TV.

Harold Covert

Mr. Harold L. Covert is Independent Director of Harmonic Inc. Mr. Covert is an independent business consultant. From April 2014 through September 2014, he served as an advisor to Lumos Networks Corporation, a fiber-based service provider. From September 2011 through March 2014, Mr. Covert served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Lumos Networks . From September 2010 to September 2011, he was an independent business consultant. From October 2007 until September 2010, Mr. Covert was an executive of Silicon Image, Inc., a semiconductor company, serving as Chief Financial Officer from October 2007 until January 2010 and also as its President from September 2009 through September 2010. From 2005 to 2007, Mr. Covert was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Openwave Systems Inc., a software applications and infrastructure company. Prior to Openwave, Mr. Covert was Chief Financial Officer at Fortinet Inc. from 2003 to 2005, and Chief Financial Officer of Extreme Networks, Inc. from 2001 to 2003. Mr. Covert has been a Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee at JDS Uniphase Corporation since January 2006. Mr. Covert was a director at Solta Medical, Inc. from June 2007 until January 2014 and was a director of Silicon Image from January 2010 until September 2010.

E. Floyd Kvamme

Mr. E. Floyd Kvamme is Independent Director of Harmonic Inc. From 1984 to 2008, Mr. Kvamme was a General Partner, and since 2008 has been a Partner Emeritus, of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, a venture capital firm. Mr. Kvamme is also a director of Power Integrations, Inc., as well as one private company.

Mitzi Reaugh

Ms. Mitzi Reaugh is Independent Director of Harmonic Inc. She has been a director since July 2012. Since October 2013, Ms. Reaugh is the founder and CEO of Percolating Media, LLC, a digital media company. From October 2013 to January 2015, Ms. Reaugh served as an Executive-in-Residence at The Chernin Group, a media and production company that manages, operates and invests in businesses in the media, entertainment and technology sectors. From March 2011 to October 2013, she was the Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development at Miramax, a film and television studio. Prior to joining Miramax, Ms. Reaugh served as Senior Vice President, Client Solutions at The Nielsen Company, from February 2010 to March 2011. Before Nielsen, she was at NBC Universal, most recently as General Manager, Digital Health Network and initially as Vice President, Strategy & Business Development, Digital Media, from 2006 to October 2009. Ms. Reaugh was a Senior Associate at McKinsey & Company from 2004 to 2006.

William Reddersen

Mr. William F. Reddersen is Independent Director of Harmonic Inc. Since his retirement from BellSouth in 2000, Mr. Reddersen has served as an advisor to multiple venture capital funds active in the technology services market. Previously, until 2000, he spent 31 years at BellSouth Corp. and AT&T Inc., most recently as Executive Vice President of Corporate Strategy at BellSouth. Earlier, as President of its Business Market Operations, he directed BellSouth’s entry into new businesses, including the Internet market and its cable television business. Mr. Reddersen joined BellSouth as its Vice President of Marketing for new unregulated businesses and subsequently served as Vice President of Marketing for its regulated services business. Prior to joining BellSouth, he served in multiple management positions at AT&T. Mr. Reddersen served on the board of Otelco, Inc., an independent telephone company, from 2005 through May 2013.

Susan Swenson

Ms. Susan G. Swenson is Independent Director of Harmonic Inc. From March 2008 to March 2011, Ms. Swenson served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Sage Software-North America, the North American division of The Sage Group PLC, a global supplier of business management software and services. From August 2007 to March 2008, she was Chief Operating Officer at Atrinsic, Inc. a digital content company. Prior to joining Atrinsic, Inc., she served as Chief Operating Officer of Amp’d Mobile, Inc, a mobile virtual network start-up, from 2006 to 2007. Ms. Swenson was the President and Chief Operating Officer of T-Mobile USA from 2004 to 2005 and of Leap Wireless International, Inc. from 1999 to 2004. She served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Cellular One from 1994 to 1999. From 1979 to 1994 she served in various management capacities at Pacific Bell, ultimately serving as President and Chief Operating Officer of PacTel Cellular and Vice President, Pacific Bell – Northern California Business Unit. She currently serves as a director of Wells Fargo & Company, Spirent PLC, and Novatel Wireless, Inc., as well as FirstNet, an independent authority within the NTIA/Department of Commerce responsible for establishing a single nationwide, interoperable public safety broadband network.

Nikos Theodosopoulos

Mr. Nikos Theodosopoulos is an Independent Director of Harmonic Inc. Mr. Theodosopoulos is the founder of NT Advisors LLC, an advisory and consulting company. From August 1995 through July 2012, Mr. Theodosopoulos served in various capacities with UBS, a global provider of financial services, most recently as Managing Director of technology equity research. From April 1994 to August 1995, he was a Senior Equity Research Analyst for Bear, Stearns & Co., an investment banking firm that was acquired by JPMorgan Chase in 2008, and from January 1990 to April 1994, he worked as an Account Executive for AT&T Network Systems. Mr. Theodosopoulos serves on the board of Arista Networks, Inc., where he also serves on the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, and as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of ADVA Optical Networking SE, where he also chairs the Audit Committee and the Compensation and Nomination Committee.

Blair King

Mr. Blair King is Director of Investor Relations of the company. Prior to joining Harmonic, King led the corporate development efforts at Verimatrix. He earlier served as vice president of Avondale Partners' Technology, Media and Telecommunications Research Group, where he was the lead analyst covering the communications equipment sector. King also held roles in finance, marketing and sales at Arris and Nortel Networks. He earned his bachelor's degree from the University of the Pacific and an MBA from Vanderbilt's Owen Graduate School of Management. King is based in San Jose and reports directly to Aver.
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