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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Matthew Kissner

61 2015 Chairman of the Board

Mark Allin

54 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

John Kritzmacher

55 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Patrik Dyberg

51 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Clay Stobaugh

57 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Gary Rinck

63 2014 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Mary-Jo O'Leary

52 2014 Executive Vice President , Human Resources

Philip Carpenter

59 2015 Executive Vice President, Research

Reed Elfenbein

61 2015 Executive Vice President, International Development and Global Research Sales

Joseph Heider

56 2014 Executive Vice President, Global Education

John Semel

44 2015 Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer

Edward Melando

59 2013 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller

Vincent Marzano

52 2014 Senior Vice President, Treasurer

Edward May

52 2013 Corporate Secretary

Laurie Leshin

2015 Director

Jesse Wiley

45 2012 Director

Peter Wiley

72 2015 Director

Mari Baker

50 2011 Independent Director

George Bell

55 2014 Independent Director

Raymond McDaniel

58 2005 Independent Director

Eduardo Menasce

70 2006 Independent Director

William Pesce

64 2015 Independent Director

William Plummer

57 2003 Independent Director

Kalpana Raina

59 2009 Independent Director

Brian Campbell

Vice President, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Matthew Kissner

Mr. Matthew S. Kissner is Chairman of the Board of the Company. He was Independent Director of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., since 2003. He is President and Chief Executive Officer of The Kissner Group, a financial advisory firm focusing on financial, business and health care services. Prior to that he was Executive Vice President and Group President, Global Enterprise Solutions, Pitney Bowes, Inc., from 2004 to 2005; and Executive Vice President and Group President of Information Based Solutions and Document Messaging Technologies from 2001 to 2004. He sits on the boards of private companies, and is a member of the Board Executive Committee of the Regional Plan Association. Mr. Kissner’s qualifications for service on the Company’s Board include: (i) former service as Executive Vice President and Group President, Global Enterprise Solutions, Pitney Bowes Inc.; (ii) significant operating experience in services and technology enabled businesses; and (iii) significant experience in assessing company operations and strategy for potential investment.

Mark Allin

Mr. Mark J. Allin is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company,, effective June 1, 2015. Mr. Allin joined Wiley with the acquisition of Capstone Publishing in 2000 (which he co-founded), after holding numerous senior positions at Blackwell Publishing, Simon & Schuster, and Pearson. In 2003, he became Vice President and Managing Director, Wiley Asia, before being promoted to Executive Vice President, Professional Development, in 2010 and then Chief Operating Officer in 2015. Mr. Allin’s publishing career has spanned three decades and began after studying at Anglia Ruskin University in the United Kingdom and working as a teacher in Zimbabwe. Mr. Allin’s qualifications for service on the Company’s Board include: (i) 30 years of publishing experience; (ii) 12 years of service as a senior executive at the Company; (iii) extensive international publishing experience with the Company and previous employers; and (iv) significant experience in businesses in pursuit of the Company’s strategic goals including leading acquisitions and developing new markets in Asia.

John Kritzmacher

Mr. John A. Kritzmacher is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., effective July 1, 2013. In his prior CFO positions, Mr. Kritzmacher played an integral role in Lucent's restructuring and 2006 merger with Alcatel. Following the Alcatel-Lucent merger, he was named Chief Operating Officer of Alcatel-Lucent services division, before joining Global Crossing as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to the Alcatel-Lucent merger, he spent over twenty years in various operating, marketing, and finance roles with AT&T and Lucent, including Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller of Lucent from 2001 to 2006. He recently served as Senior Vice President, Business Operations and Organization Planning, at WebMD. Mr. Kritzmacher holds a BA in Mathematics and Economics from Dartmouth College and an MBA in Accounting from New York University. He currently sits on the Board of Directors of InterDigital, a wireless technology company, and also served on the board of Duff & Phelps, a financial advisory and investment banking firm, until its recent acquisition by a private equity consortium.

Patrik Dyberg

Mr. Patrik U. Dyberg is Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., since, September 2014. Mr. Dyberg served as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. Prior to June 2009 – Senior Vice President, Global Solutions Development of LexisNexis – responsible for the development and maintenance of a large suite of customer-facing products. Since December 2005 – Vice President and Chief Information Officer of McGraw Hill – responsible for transforming the technology organization from three different business units into a single shared services team.

Clay Stobaugh

Mr. Clay E. Stobaugh is Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., since September 2014. From October 2013, he was Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President - Corporate Marketing from August 2011. He is responsible for strategic marketing and customer relationship management. He is Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing of SRSsoft, Inc. – responsible for all sales and marketing activity.

Gary Rinck

Mr. Gary M. Rinck is Executive Vice President, General Counsel of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. He was Executive Vice President, General Counsel. He is responsible for all of the Company’s legal and corporate governance functions at Wiley.

Mary-Jo O'Leary

Ms. Mary-Jo O'Leary is Executive Vice President, Human Resources of the Company. She was Senior Vice President - Human Resources of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Ms. Mery-Jo was holding Vice President and Director - Human Resources of the Company from October 12 to May 2013 - responsible for managing the sales, marketing and custom publishing functions for the Company’s Education business.

Philip Carpenter

Mr. Philip Carpenter is Executive Vice President, Research of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., since May 2015. From September 2014, he was Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Research Communications and from May 2013, he was Vice President and Managing Director, Research Communications - responsible for leading the Company’s worldwide journals publishing business, as part of the broader Research organization. He was Vice President and Managing Director, SSH– responsible for leading the Company’s worldwide Social Sciences and Humanities journals publishing business, as part of the broader Research organization.

Reed Elfenbein

Mr. Reed Elfenbein is Executive Vice President, International Development and Global Research Sales of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., since May 2015. He was Senior Vice President - International Development and Global Research. Mr. Reed is the leads team responsible for increasing market share in growing and emerging markets and supervises the worldwide Research sales team. He is Vice President and Managing Director, Sales and Marketing – supervised the domestic and international sales and marketing teams.

Joseph Heider

Mr. Joseph S. Heider is Executive Vice President, Global of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Mr. Heider was Senior Vice President, Education. He is responsible for the Company’s Global Education business. He served as Senior Vice President, US Higher Education – responsible for the Company’s US Higher Education business since January 2011. Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Higher Education – responsible for the Company’s US Higher Education Product Development and New Business Development and Production Groups since May 2010. October 2000 - Vice President, Product and E-Business Development – responsible for the Company’s Higher Education Product and New Business Development Group.

John Semel

Mr. John W. Semel is Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., since May 2015. He was serving as Senior Vice President - Planning and Development from February 2009. He is responsible for developing, prioritizing, and implementing strategies that drive business growth, acquisitions, strategic investments, alliances, joint ventures, and managing integrated marketing across media.

Edward Melando

Mr. Edward J. Melando is Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. He is responsible for Financial Reporting, Taxes, and Financial Shared Services.

Vincent Marzano

Mr. Vincent Marzano is Senior Vice President, Treasurer of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., since September 2014. He was Vice President, Treasurer He is responsible for global treasury operations, insurable risk management, accounts receivable, and credit and collections.

Edward May

Mr. Edward J. May is Corporate Secretary of the John Wiley & Sons, Inc. He is responsible for Board administration and compliance with corporate regulatory requirements. He was Director of Corporate Governance, Tyco International Ltd. responsible for the governance structure and ERM program at Tyco International Ltd.

Laurie Leshin

Dr. Laurie A. Leshin, Ph.D. is Director of the Company. With more than 20 years of experience as a leader in academia and government service, and with an accomplished record as a scientist and author, Leshin combines a life-long love of learning and exploration with a strong track record of advancing institutions and programs through leadership, team building, and collaboration. Laurie Leshin is an accomplished academic and administrative leader and a geochemist and space scientist. She earned a Ph.D. in geochemistry from the California Institute of Technology and has gone on to create a career that combines a lifelong love of learning and exploration to achieve a strong track record advancing critical institutions and programs. Appointed as WPI's 16th president in 2014, Leshin is committed to elevating the university's impact in communities worldwide. Prior to joining WPI, Leshin was Dean of the School of Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York and had previously served as the Dee and John Whiteman Dean’s Distinguished Professor of Geological Sciences at Arizona State University. Leshin also spent six years as a senior leader at NASA. She remains a member of NASA's Mars Curiosity Team, still on call for monitoring the rover. During her time at NASA, she served as Deputy Director of the Exploration Systems Mission Directorate, which oversees future human spaceflight programs and activities. Leshin had also served as the Director of Science and exploration at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and was promoted to the role of Deputy Center Director for Science and Technology during her time there.

Jesse Wiley

Mr. Jesse C. Wiley has been appointed as Director of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., effective September 20, 2012. He has been an employee at the Company since 2003. Mr. Wiley has been responsible for digital and new business initiatives and the development of electronic products within the PD division since 2010. Prior to that he worked in various editorial and marketing roles. Mr. Wiley’s qualifications for service on the Company’s Board include experience in many functions of the Company’s businesses, including marketing and editorial and working at the forefront of digital publishing, developing new products and business models. Mr. Wiley has been attending all Board and Committee meetings as an observer since March 2011 and has a Certificate of Director Education from the National Association of Corporate Directors.

Peter Wiley

Mr. Peter Booth Wiley is Director of the Company. He was was Chairman of the Board of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. He has been our Chairman of the Board since September 2002Mr. Wiley’s qualifications for service on the Company’s Board include: (i) 33 years of service as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors, including the past 13 years as Chairman of the Board; (ii) experience in co-authoring, authoring and publishing five books; and (iii) service on the board of University of California Press and the California State Polytechnic University San Luis Obispo’s Library and Technology Advisory Council.

Mari Baker

Ms. Mari J. Baker has been appointed as Independent Director of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., effective September 15, 2011. She has held a number of executive officer positions in public and private companies primarily in technology fields, including roles as CEO of PlayFirst, Inc. and Navigenics, Inc., COO of Velti, plc (NASDAQ:VELT), President of Baby Center, Inc., a Johnson and Johnson company (NYSE: JNJ), and SVP/General Manager at Intuit, Inc. (NASDAQ: INTU). She has been involved in the venture capital community, including serving as executive-in-residence at Kleiner Perkins Caulfield and Byers; in the higher education community, as a Trustee of Stanford University as well as an Advisor to the Clayman Institute at Stanford; and in the executive leadership community, through her service as an officer in YPO. Ms. Baker’s qualifications for service on the Company’s board include: (i) service on the boards of Velti, PlayFirst, Navigenics and Cozi Group, Inc. and on the Board of Trustees of Stanford University, and (ii) proven business leader, experienced general manager and internet marketing veteran.

George Bell

Mr. George Bell is an Independent Director of the John Wiley & Sons, Inc. He has a 30-year veteran of creating and growing several businesses. Prior to re-joining General Catalyst, he was President and CEO of Jumptap from October 2010 to November 2013, a General Catalyst portfolio company, sold to Millennial Media (NYSE: MM); former Managing Partner at General Catalyst from April 2005 to October 2010; former President and CEO of Upromise; former chairman and CEO of Excite and Excite@Home; founder of The Outdoor Life Network (now NBC Sports Network); former senior vice president of Times Mirror Magazines, overseeing titles such as SKI and Field & Stream; recipient of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for California and New England; four-time Emmy Award-winning producer and writer of documentaries on adventure, wildlife, and vanishing cultures. Mr. Bell’s qualifications for service on the Company’s board include: (i) more than 30 years of entrepreneurial experience creating and growing consumer businesses as CEO; (ii) significant operating experience in consumer businesses, including introducing new business models and leveraging technology; and (iii) significant experience in assessing company operations and strategy.

Raymond McDaniel

Mr. Raymond W. McDaniel, Jr., is Independent Director of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., since 2005. He has been Chief Executive Officer of Moody’s Corporation since April 2005. From 2005 – April 2012 he also served as Chairman of Moody’s Corporation. In April 2012 he was named President of Moody’s Corporation in addition to Chief Executive Officer. He previously served as Chief Operating Officer of Moody’s Corporation from January 2004; President of Moody’s Corporation from October 2004; and President of Moody’s Investors Service since 2001. In prior assignments with Moody’s, he served as Senior Managing Director for Global Ratings & Research; Managing Director for International; and Director of Moody’s Europe, based in London. He has been a member of Moody’s Corporation Board of Directors since 2003. In 2015 Mr. McDaniel was named as a member of the Board of Trustees of Muhlenberg College. Mr. McDaniel’s qualifications for service on the Company’s Board include: (i) over eight years of experience as Chairman and over 10 years of experience as Chief Executive Officer of Moody’s Corporation; (ii) extensive international experience; and (iii) experience in implementing international business expansion and new products.

Eduardo Menasce

Mr. Eduardo R. Menasce is an Independent Director of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., since December 2006. He is the retired President of the Enterprise Solutions Group for Verizon Communications, Inc. Prior to the merger of Bell Atlantic and GTE Corporation, which created Verizon Communication, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CTI MOVIL, S.A. (Argentina), a business unit of GTE Corporation, from 1996 to 2000. He has also held senior positions at CANTV in Venezuela, and Wagner Lockheed and Alcatel in Brazil. From 1981 to 1992, he served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of GTE Lighting in France. He is a director of Pitney Bowes, Inc.; Hillenbrand Industries, Inc.; Hill-Rom, Inc.; and the National Association of Corporate Directors New York Chapter. Mr. Menasce is Co-Chairman of the Taylor Companies, a privately-owned company, which specializes in mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. Mr. Menascé’s qualifications for service on the Company’s Board include: (i) former service as president of Enterprise Solutions Group of Verizon Communications including oversight of sales, marketing and service delivery; (ii) former service as Chief Financial Officer of CANTV and GTE Corporation; and (iii) significant experience as a director on the boards of other publicly traded companies.

William Pesce

Mr. William J. Pesce is Independent Director of the Company. He was Director of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., since May 1998. He served as the Company’s 10th President and Chief Executive Officer for 13 years from May 1998 to April 2011, when he retired after nearly 22 years at the Company. Mr. Pesce is a member of the Board of Overseers of the Stern School of Business at New York University; the Board of Trustees of William Paterson University, where he serves as a member of the Executive Committee, Chair of the Educational Policy and Student Development Committee and member of the Nominations and Governance Committee. Mr. Pesce serves as a guest lecturer, speaking with students about leadership, ethics and integrity. He recently launched Pesce Family Ventures, LLC to invest in early stage companies. Mr. Pesce’s qualifications for service on the Company’s Board of Directors include: (i) over three decades of experience in publishing; (ii) 13 years as President and Chief Executive Officer, a period in which the Company recorded double-digit compound annual growth in revenue, EPS and the Company’s stock price, while being named to several “best companies” lists; and (iii) extensive experience with leading a global public company, strategic planning, financial planning and analysis, acquisitions and partnerships, and investor relations.

William Plummer

Mr. William B. Plummer is Independent Director of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., since December 2008. He is director since 2003, has been Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of United Rentals, Inc. since December 2008. Previously he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Dow Jones & Company, Inc. from September 2006 to December 2007. Prior to that he was Vice President & Treasurer of Alcoa, Inc. since 2000. Before joining Alcoa, he was with Mead Corporation as President, Gilbert Paper Division during 2000; Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Planning from 1998 to 2000; and Treasurer from 1997 to 1998. Prior to joining Mead, he held a number of increasingly responsible positions with the General Electric Company, most recently as Vice President, Equity Capital Group, General Electric Capital Corporation from 1995 to 1997. Mr. Plummer also serves on the board of UIL Holdings Corporation, where he is a member of both the Compensation and Executive Development committee and the Retirement Benefits Plans Investment committee. Mr. Plummer’s qualifications for service on the Company’s Board include: (i) over ten years of service as the Chief Financial Officer or Treasurer of publicly-traded companies, including operating experience as President of an operating division of Mead Corporation; (ii) audit committee experience; and (iii) experience in acquisitions and divestitures.

Kalpana Raina

Ms. Kalpana Raina is Independent Director of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., since September 2009. She is Managing Partner of 252 Solutions, LLC, an advisory firm, since 2007. Previously, Ms. Raina is Managing Partner of 252 Solutions, LLC, an advisory firm, since 2007. Previously, Ms. Raina was a senior executive with The Bank of New York Mellon Corp. She joined the bank in 1988 and held a variety of leadership positions including Executive Vice President and Head of European Country Management and Corporate Banking. Prior to that, she served in Mumbai, India, as Executive Vice President, International. During her eighteen-year career at Bank of New York she had responsibility for clients in the media, telecommunications, healthcare, retailing, hotels and leisure and financial services industries in Asia, Europe, and the United States. Ms. Raina is a member of Women Corporate Directors, The National Association of Corporate Directors, a director of Information Services Group, Inc., a director of Yellow Media Group, a Canadian public company, since December 2012, and was a director of Real Networks and The World Policy Institute until December 2013. Ms. Raina is also a past member of The US-India Business Council. Age 59. Ms. Raina’s qualifications for service on the Company’s Board include: (i) 18 years experience as a media banker to industry; (ii) service on the boards of various other media/technology companies; and (iii) significant experience managing divisions in Europe and Asia.

Brian Campbell