People: Inteliquent Inc (IQNT.O)

IQNT.O on Nasdaq

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Hynes

66 2006 Chairman of the Board

G. Edward Evans

53 2011 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Kurt Abkemeier

44 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Richard Monto

49 Senior Vice President - External Affairs, General Counsel, Secretary

David Lopez

48 2012 Senior Vice President - Global Sales, Voice Services

John Harrington

45 2011 Senior Vice President - Regulatory, Litigation and Human Resources

Eric Carlson

51 2014 Controller

Joseph Beatty

50 2013 Director

Rian Wren

57 2011 Director

Edward Greenberg

62 2011 Independent Director

Lawrence Ingeneri

55 2006 Independent Director

Timothy Samples

56 2011 Independent Director

Lauren Wright

60 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

James Hynes

Mr. James P. Hynes is Chairman of the Board of Inteliquent Inc. Mr. Hynes co-founded Inteliquent in 2001, and served as Chief Executive Officer until February 2006, after which he became Executive Chairman. In December 2006, Mr. Hynes stepped down as Executive Chairman and assumed the title of Chairman of the Board, a position he holds today. Active in the industry for over 30 years, Mr. Hynes personally directed the establishment of COLT Telecommunications in Europe as their first CEO in 1992. As Chairman of the Board, he led COLT’s initial public offering in 1996. Mr. Hynes established MetroRED Telecom in South America and Mexico, as well as KVH Telecom in Tokyo. Concurrent with taking on these operating roles, he was Group Managing Director at Fidelity Capital for ten years. His career has included senior positions with Chase Manhattan, Continental Corporation, Bache & Co. and New York Telephone. Mr. Hynes is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Iona College and is also on the North American Board of the SMURFIT Graduate School of Business, University College Dublin in Ireland. Mr. Hynes is our longest-serving director and was our first Chief Executive Officer. As one of our co-founders, Mr. Hynes is intimately familiar with our corporate culture and history. In addition, Mr. Hynes has 30-plus years of experience in the telecommunications industry and has served in leadership roles at a number of major telecommunications organizations. His experience is invaluable to our Board’s deliberations with respect to our strategic vision and the high technology aspects of our services. The Board is well served by Mr. Hynes’ strong skills in finance, management and strategic planning.

G. Edward Evans

Mr. G. Edward Evans is Chief Executive Officer, Director of Inteliquent Inc. Prior to joining us as our Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Evans served as the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Stelera Wireless, a leader in deploying broadband services to rural markets throughout the United States. Prior to Stelera Wireless, Mr. Evans served as the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Syniverse Holdings, Inc. Mr. Evans was elected Syniverse’s Chairman in February 2005 after having served as a director since February 2002. Mr. Evans served as the Chief Executive Officer of Syniverse from February 2002 until January 2006. Mr. Evans remained Chairman of the Board of Syniverse until January 2007. From January 1997 to January 2002, Mr. Evans held various executive positions with Dobson Communications Corporation, first as President of its cellular subsidiaries and then as President and Chief Operating Officer of the organization. Today, Mr. Evans serves on the board of Solix, Inc. From 1997 to 2013, Mr. Evans served on the board of Carolina West Wireless.

Kurt Abkemeier

Mr. Kurt J. Abkemeier is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Inteliquent, Inc. Prior to joining Inteliquent, Mr. Abkemeier served as the Vice President of Finance and Treasurer of Cbeyond, Inc. from 2005 to 2012. Prior to Cbeyond, Inc., Mr. Abkemeier was the Director of Finance and Strategic Planning at AirGate PCS, Inc., a regional wireless telecommunications service provider. Mr. Abkemeier also held various senior management positions within telecommunications-related companies and was a senior sell-side research analyst at J.P. Morgan & Co. analyzing telecommunications companies. Mr. Abkemeier holds a Bachelor of Science degree in applied economics from Cornell University.

Richard Monto

Mr. Richard Monto is Senior Vice President - External Affairs, General Counsel and Secretary of Inteliquent Inc. Mr. Monto has 15 years of diversified telecommunications experience. From 2001 to 2005, Mr. Monto held senior positions, including Chief Legal Officer, with Universal Access Global Holdings Inc. From 1995 and 2000, Mr. Monto held various legal positions with MCI Telecommunications. Prior to MCI, Mr. Monto practiced for several years at private law firms, including the law firm of Sonnenschein, Nath and Rosenthal. Mr. Monto holds a B.A. degree from the University of Michigan in Russian and Eastern European Studies and a J.D. from the Boston University School of Law.

David Lopez

Mr. David Lopez is Senior Vice President - Global Sales, Voice Services of Inteliquent Inc. From November 2011 to November 2012, Mr. Lopez served as our President of the Americas. From 2003 to November 2011, Mr. Lopez served as our Senior Vice President of Sales. As our Senior Vice President, Mr. Lopez oversees the management of our voice sales. Mr. Lopez brings a wealth of sales management experience and has more than 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. He has been with us since our inception and has secured agreements with nearly every national wireless carrier and over 100 other competitive carriers and service providers. Previously, Mr. Lopez provided sales management for Focal Communications Corporation, a telecommunications company, from 1997 to 2003. From 1992 to 1997, Mr. Lopez held national account positions at Centel and Sprint with responsibility for local service, Centrex, and PBX equipment to Fortune 500 companies. Mr. Lopez holds a B.S. in Marketing from Illinois State University.

John Harrington

Mr. John Harrington is Senior Vice President - Regulatory, Litigation and Human Resources of Inteliquent Inc. Mr. Harrington is responsible for all of our litigation and regulatory advocacy. From 1997 to 2011, Mr. Harrington practiced at the law firm of Jenner & Block LLP. From 2003 to 2011, Mr. Harrington served as a partner in Jenner & Block LLP’s litigation department. Mr. Harrington also served as a co-chair of the Jenner & Block LLP’s communications practice and served as our primary outside litigation and regulatory counsel. Mr. Harrington holds a B.A. degree from Northwestern University and a J.D., magna cum laude, from Indiana University’s Maurer School of Law.

Eric Carlson

Mr. Eric Carlson is Controller of Inteliquent, Inc. Mr. Carlson joined the Company in May 2004 and has served as Controller since that time. Mr. Carlson holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Eastern Illinois University and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Northern Illinois University. Mr. Carlson is a certified public accountant and a member of AICPA and the Illinois CPA Society.

Joseph Beatty

Mr. Joseph A. Beatty has been appointed as Director of Inteliquent Inc., effective April 4, 2013. Mr. Beatty was President and Chief Executive Officer and a board member of Telular Corporation (NASDAQ: WRLS) from 2008 until its sale in June 2013. Prior to serving Telular’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Beatty served as its Executive Vice President (beginning in April 2007) and Chief Financial Officer and Secretary (beginning in May 2007). From June 2003 until June 2006, Mr. Beatty was President and Chief Executive Officer of Concourse Communications Group, a privately held developer and operator of distributed antenna systems and airport wi-fi networks. In June 2006, Concourse was sold to Boingo Wireless. From March 2001 until June 2003, Mr. Beatty worked with private equity firm Cardinal Growth L.P. on various acquisition projects and also acted as part-time Interim Chief Financial Officer for Novaxess B.V., a privately held telecom services provider based in the Netherlands. From November 1996 until February 2001, Mr. Beatty was a co-founder and the Chief Financial Officer of Focal Communications Corporation, a publicly held telecom services provider. Earlier in his career, Mr. Beatty was a securities analyst and also held numerous technical management positions for a local telecom services provider. Mr. Beatty is a former Chairman and continues to serve on the board of trustees of Edward Health Services Corporation, a not-for-profit healthcare provider located in Naperville, Illinois. He is also a director of EHSC Cayman Segregated Portfolio, its captive insurance subsidiary, domiciled in the Cayman Islands, and CityScan, Inc. Mr. Beatty earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois and an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Rian Wren

Mr. Rian J. Wren is Director of Inteliquent Inc. Mr. Wren served as Chief Executive Officer from February 2006 until April 2011 and as our President from February 2006 until November 2010. Prior to joining us, Mr. Wren was Senior Vice President and General Manager of Telephony for Comcast Cable from November 1999 to August 2005. Mr. Wren joined Comcast in 1999 and was named CEO of Broadnet, Comcast’s international wireless company located in Brussels, Belgium in 2000. After returning to the United States, he served as the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Telephony for Comcast Cable Division. Prior to joining Comcast, Mr. Wren held several senior management positions at AT&T from 1978 to 1999, including President of the Southwest Region, and worked in the Consumer, Business, Network Services, and Network Systems Manufacturing divisions for more than 20 years. Mr. Wren holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and an M.S. in Management from Stanford University, which he attended as a Sloan Fellow.

Edward Greenberg

Mr. Edward M. Greenberg is Independent Director of Inteliquent Inc. Mr. Greenberg is currently a partner at RIME Communications Capital (“RIME Communications”), an investment partnership focusing on the telecommunications, media and Internet sectors, and chairman of Broadway Near You. Mr. Greenberg founded RIME Communications in 2008 and Broadway Near You in 2010. Prior to RIME Communications, Mr. Greenberg served in various roles at Morgan Stanley, which he joined in 1985. These roles included serving as a global telecommunications strategist and senior investment banker from 1998 to 2007, and as head of Morgan Stanley’s global telecommunications and media research team from 1994 to 1998. Prior to Morgan Stanley, Mr. Greenberg worked at Sanford C. Bernstein in investment research. Mr. Greenberg began his career as a regulator, working at the Federal Communications Commission and the National Telecommunications and Information Agency. Mr. Greenberg served as a director of Teleglobe from 2002 to 2005, and graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1972.

Lawrence Ingeneri

Mr. Lawrence M. Ingeneri is Independent Director of Inteliquent Inc. Mr. Ingeneri is currently the Chief Financial Officer of mindSHIFT Technologies, Inc., an IT managed services provider which he joined in October 2003 and which was acquired in December 2011 by Best Buy, Inc. (NYSE: BBY) and subsequently acquired in February 2014 by Ricoh Americas Holding Inc. Prior to that time, Mr. Ingeneri was employed by COLT Telecom Group plc, or COLT, a European telecommunications services company from July 1996 to December 2002. Mr. Ingeneri was the Chief Financial Officer of COLT from July 1996 to June 2002 and a member of the Board of Directors of COLT from June 2001 to June 2002. Mr. Ingeneri previously served as a director of mindSHIFT Technologies, Inc.

Timothy Samples

Mr. Timothy A. Samples is Independent Director of Inteliquent Inc. Since 2003, he has been a Principal at Sapience LLC, where he performs consulting work. From 2001 to 2002, Mr. Samples served as Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of the Board of Management for Completel N.V., a Dutch registered competitive local exchange carrier. From 2000 to 2001, Mr. Samples served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Firstmark Communications, a Pan-European broadband company with operations in seven Western European countries. From 1997 to 2000, Mr. Samples was the Chief Executive Officer of One2One, a GSM service operator created through a joint venture between MediaOne Group and Cable & Wireless. From 1996 to 1997, Mr. Samples was responsible for the U.S. domestic wireless business for US West/MediaOne Group, including their investments in PCS Primeco. From 1995 to 1996, Mr. Samples served as Vice President and General Manager for US West Cellular/Airtouch in Phoenix, Arizona. Prior to 1995, Mr. Samples held various management, sales and marketing positions with US West/MediaOne Group. Mr. Samples has previously served on the boards of directors of Syniverse, Pac-West, Focal, Genesys and Kabira Technologies. Mr. Samples holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Toledo.

Lauren Wright

Ms. Lauren F. Wright is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Wright is the founder of Consulting That Works, a management consultancy in New York City, where she has been a principal since 2011. Since 2013, Ms. Wright has also served as an adjunct instructor at New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies' graduate program. From 2007 to 2011, Ms. Wright served as Senior Vice President of Global Business Operations of Comverse Technology, Inc., which she joined after serving as special advisor to the company's board of directors. Prior to joining Comverse, Ms. Wright served as a consultant and held a variety of executive positions, including President and Chief Executive Officer of Pryor Resources, Inc., a venture-backed international seminar company, which she managed through bankruptcy reorganization, and President of Sprint International, a division of Sprint, a global telecommunications provider, where she worked from 1988 to 2000. Ms. Wright previously served on the boards of directors of Verint Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT), where she was Chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee, Call-Net, Inc. (TSE:CN), Global One (a joint venture among Sprint, Deutsche Telecom and France Telecom), Pryor Resources, Inc., and various nonprofit organizations. Ms. Wright graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a bachelor's degree in psychology from Johns Hopkins University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

James Hynes

--

G. Edward Evans

1,508,450

Kurt Abkemeier

--

Richard Monto

595,050

David Lopez

496,150

John Harrington

573,550

Eric Carlson

414,100

Joseph Beatty

--

Rian Wren

2,702,920

Edward Greenberg

--

Lawrence Ingeneri

--

Timothy Samples

--

Lauren Wright

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

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