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Inteliquent Inc (IQNT.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Hynes

68 2006 Chairman of the Board

Matthew Carter

55 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Eric Carlson

54 2016 Interim Principal Financial Officer, Interim Principal Accounting Officer

John Bullock

54 2015 Executive Vice President - Network Operations, Chief Technology Officer

Brett Scorza

47 2015 Executive Vice President - Information Technology & Product Development, Chief Information Officer

John Schoder

45 2016 Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Richard Monto

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

Michelle Owczarzak

48 2016 Senior Vice President - Sales

John Harrington

46 2011 Senior Vice President - Regulatory, Litigation and Human Resources

Joseph Beatty

52 2013 Director

Rian Wren

59 2011 Director

Edward Greenberg

64 2011 Independent Director

Lawrence Ingeneri

57 2006 Independent Director

Timothy Samples

58 2011 Independent Director

Lauren Wright

62 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 founded MetroRED Telecom in South America and Mexico, as well as KVH Telecom in Tokyo. Concurrent with 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. He is also a Trustee of Cardinal Hayes High School in the Bronx, New York. Mr. Hynes holds a B.A. from Iona College and an MBA from Adelphi University.

Matthew Carter

Mr. Matthew Carter, Jr., has been appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company., effective June 22, 2015. Prior to joining Inteliquent, Mr. Carter served in various roles at Sprint. From 2010 until November 2014, Mr. Carter served as President of Sprint Corporation’s Enterprise, Emerging and Wholesale Solutions business unit, which provides platform solutions serving a broad range of industries and customers in over 165 countries. Prior to that, Mr. Carter served as President of Boost Mobile, part of Sprint’s prepaid group, from 2008 until 2010. Prior to that, Mr. Carter served as Senior Vice President of Base Management at Sprint from 2006 until 2008. Prior to joining Sprint, Mr. Carter served in senior marketing roles at PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., Leap Wireless International, Inc., Royal Bank of Canada and BellSouth Corporation. Mr. Carter serves on the board of directors of USG Corporation and Apollo Education Group Inc. Mr. Carter also serves on USG’s Compensation and Organization Committee and Governance Committee as well as the Audit Committee and the Finance Committee of Apollo Education Group, Inc. Mr. Carter holds a B.S. from Northwestern University in Radio, T.V. & Film and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Eric Carlson

Mr. Eric R. Carlson has been appointed as Interim Principal Financial Officer, Interim Principal Accounting Officer of the Company, with effect from September 24, 2016. He was Controller of Inteliquent, Inc. Mr. Carlson joined the Company in May 2004 and has served as Controller since that time. In addition, Mr. Carlson previously served as the Company’s interim principal financial officer and interim principal accounting officer from August 2013 to January 2014. 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.

John Bullock

Mr. John T. Bullock is Executive Vice President - Network Operations, Chief Technology Officer of the Company. Prior to this time, Mr. Bullock held a variety of technical leadership roles, including serving as our Chief Technology Officer since 2015 and as our Senior Vice President of Network Operations and Engineering since 2008. Mr. Bullock has over 30 years of telecommunications experience. Since joining us, Mr. Bullock was instrumental in building our tandem switching network from serving just two markets to now serving nearly the entire U.S. Prior to joining us, Mr. Bullock held various technical leadership roles with MCI, WorldCom, MFS and Sprint/CenTel. Today, Mr. Bullock serves on the board of the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS), a not for profit that helps develop standards and solutions for information and communications technology. Mr. Bullock holds a B.A. in Telecommunications Management from DePaul University.

Brett Scorza

Mr. Brett A. Scorza is Executive Vice President - Information Technology & Product Development, Chief Information Officer of the Company. Prior to this time, Mr. Scorza held positions overseeing our domestic products and information systems, including serving as our as Chief Information Officer since 2011 and as our Senior Vice President of Information Systems since 2008. Mr. Scorza has over 20 years of information technology and telecommunications experience. Mr. Scorza has responsibility for our Information Technology and Billing organizations, and was instrumental in the implementation of our billing, reporting and back office functions. From 1997 to 2004, Mr. Scorza held senior positions, including Vice President of Information Technology, with Focal Communications, Inc. Prior to Focal, Mr. Scorza held various technical and management positions with MFS Communications and Andersen Consulting. Mr. Scorza holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois.

John Schoder

Mr. John M. Schoder is Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer of the Company. Mr. Schoder joined us in 2013 and has served as our Executive Vice President of Sales, Product and Marketing since January 2015. From 2013 to 2015, Mr. Schoder served as our Senior Vice President of Product. Mr. Schoder has approximately 20 years of telecommunications experience. Prior to joining Inteliquent, Mr. Schoder held various positions at Level 3 Communications from 2003 to 2013, including serving as a Vice President of Wholesale Long Distance Services and as a Senior Director, Voice Product Management. Prior to Level 3, Mr. Schoder was a Director of International Product Management at Qwest Communications. Prior to Qwest, Mr. Schoder held various management positions with several telecommunications companies. Mr. Schoder holds a B.S. in History from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and a M.S. in International Economics from The Johns Hopkins University.

Richard Monto

Mr. Richard L. Monto is Senior Vice President - External Affairs, General Counsel and Secretary of Inteliquent Inc. Mr. Monto has 20 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 (now known as Dentons). Mr. Monto holds a B.A. in Russian and Eastern European Studies from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from the Boston University School of Law.

Michelle Owczarzak

Ms. Michelle Owczarzak is Senior Vice President - Sales of the Company. Prior to joining Inteliquent, Ms. Owczarzak served in a variety of senior sales positions over an eight-year period at FairPoint Communications. From 2012 until 2015, Ms. Owczarzak served as Vice President, Wholesale Sales, where she served as a member of Fairpoint’s Senior Leadership Team and was responsible for the totality of strategy and execution for Fairpoint’s wholesale sales channel. Prior to that, Ms. Owczarzak served as Assistant Vice President, Wholesale Sales from June 2007 until December 2012. Ms. Owczarzak has more than 20 years of telecommunications experience and expertise in various sales roles including strategic planning and sales leadership. Prior to her time at Fairpoint, Ms. Owczarzak held positions at Level 3 Communications, TelCove. Inc., and AT&T. Ms. Owczarzak holds a B.A. in Policy and Management Studies from Dickinson College and a Master’s degree in Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh.

John Harrington

Mr. John R. Harrington is Senior Vice President - Regulatory, Litigation and Human Resources of Inteliquent Inc. Mr. Harrington joined us in 2011, and has served as a Senior Vice President since that time. Mr. Harrington is responsible for all of our litigation and regulatory advocacy, as well as our human resources function. 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. from Northwestern University and a J.D., magna cum laude, from Indiana University’s Maurer School of Law.

Joseph Beatty

Mr. Joseph A. Beatty is Director of Inteliquent Inc., effective April 4, 2013. Mr. Beatty was the 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 as 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 helddeveloper and operator of distributed antenna systems and airport wi-fi networks. 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. 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. In 2014, Mr. Beatty was appointed to serve as a member of the board of directors of SITO Mobile LTD (OTC BB: SITO), a technology-based mobile media solutions provider. Mr. Beatty is a former Chairman and continues to serve on the board of trustees of Edward-Elmhurst Health Care, a not-for-profit healthcare provider located in suburban, Chicago, Illinois. He is also a director of EHSC Cayman Segregated Portfolio, its captive insurance subsidiary, domiciled in the Cayman Islands. Finally, Mr. Beatty also serves as a director of two privately held companies, FourKites and CityScan, Inc. Mr. Beatty earned a B.S. 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 since he joined in February 2006. 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. 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 has served as a Director since 2011. 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 FCC 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 has served as a Director since 2006. Mr. Ingeneri formerly served as the Chief Financial Officer of mindSHIFT Technologies, Inc., an IT managed services provider. mindSHIFT was acquired in December 2011 by Best Buy, Inc. (NYSE: BBY). Best Buy then sold mindSHIFT to Ricoh Americas Holding Inc. in February 2014. Prior to joining mindSHIFT, 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. Mr. Ingeneri holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Timothy Samples

Mr. Timothy A. Samples is an Independent Director of Inteliquent Inc. since 2011. 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 B.A. in Psychology from the University of Toledo.

Lauren Wright

Ms. Lauren F. Wright is an Independent Director of the Company since April 2014. 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 Professional Studies’ graduate programs. 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 SVP/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 B.S. in psychology from the Johns Hopkins University and has an MBA from Harvard Business School.