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Monolithic Power Systems Inc (MPWR.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Hsing

56 2010 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Bernie Blegen

58 2016 Chief Financial Officer

Deming Xiao

53 2008 President - Asia Operations

Maurice Sciammas

56 2007 Senior Vice President - Worldwide Sales and Marketing

Saria Tseng

45 2011 Vice President - Strategic Corporate Development, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Herbert Chang

54 Lead Independent Director

James Moyer

73 2015 Director

Eugen Elmiger

52 2012 Independent Director

Victor Lee

59 2006 Independent Director

Karen Smith Bogart

59 2007 Independent Director

Jeff Zhou

61 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Hsing

Mr. Michael R. Hsing is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Prior to founding MPS, Mr. Hsing was a Senior Silicon Technology Developer at several analog IC companies, where he developed and patented key technologies, which set new standards in the power electronics industry. Mr. Hsing is an inventor on numerous patents related to the process development of bipolar mixed-signal semiconductor manufacturing. Mr. Hsing holds a B.S.E.E. from the University of Florida.

Bernie Blegen

Mr. Bernie Blegen is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Blegen has been serving as MPS’ corporate controller since 2011. Prior to joining MPS, Mr. Blegen held a number of senior finance and executive accounting roles for other publicly traded technology companies, including Xilinx, Inc.

Deming Xiao

Mr. Deming Xiao is President - Asia Operations of the Company. Since joining us in May 2001, Mr. Xiao has held several executive positions, including Foundry Manager and Senior Vice President of Operations. Before joining MPS, from June 2000 to May 2001, Mr. Xiao was Engineering Account Manager at Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing, Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Xiao spent six years as the Manager of Process Integration Engineering at Fairchild Imaging Sensors. Mr. Xiao holds a B.S. in Semiconductor Physics from Sichuan University, Chengdu, China and an M.S.E.E. from Wayne State University.

Maurice Sciammas

Mr. Maurice Sciammas is Senior Vice President - Worldwide Sales and Marketing of the Company. Mr. Sciammas joined MPS in July 1999 and served as Vice President of Products and Vice President of Sales (excluding greater China) until he was appointed to his current position. Before joining MPS, he was Director of IC Products at Supertex from 1990 to 1999. He has also held positions at Micrel, Inc. He holds a B.S.E.E. degree from San Jose State University.

Saria Tseng

Ms. Saria H. Tseng is Vice President - Strategic Corporate Development, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company. Ms. Tseng joined MPS from MaXXan Systems, Inc. where she was Vice President and General Counsel from 2001 to 2004. Previously, Ms. Tseng was an attorney at Gray Cary Ware & Freidenrich, LLP and Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue. Ms. Tseng is a member of the state bar in both California and New York and is a member of the bar association of the Republic of China (Taiwan). She holds Masters of Law degrees from the University of California at Berkeley and the Chinese Culture University in Taipei.

Herbert Chang

Mr. Herbert Chang is an Lead Independent Director of Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. Mr. Chang has been the President of InveStar Capital, Inc. since April 1996, Chief Executive Officer of C Squared Management Corporation since April 2004, and is currently a Managing Member of Growstar Associates, Ltd., which is the General Partner and the Fund Manager of VCFA Growth Partners, L.P. Mr. Chang’s companies focus on investing in companies in the semiconductor, telecommunications, networking, software, and/or Internet industries. Mr. Chang serves on the board of directors of a number of private companies. Mr. Chang received a B.S. in geology from National Taiwan University and an M.B.A. from National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan.

James Moyer

Mr. James C. Moyer is Director of Monolithic Power Systems Inc. Before joining MPS, from June 1990 to September 1997, Mr. Moyer held senior technical positions at Micrel, Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Moyer held senior design engineering positions at Hytek Microsystems Inc., National Semiconductor Corporation, and Texas Instruments Inc. Mr. Moyer holds a B.A.E.E. from Rice University.

Eugen Elmiger

Mr. Eugen J. Elmiger is an Independent Director of Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. since October 23, 2012. Mr. Elmiger currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Maxon group, a leading advanced motion company, a position that he has held since January 2011. From 1991 to 2011, Mr. Elmiger held senior executive positions in the sales, marketing and engineering divisions of Maxon motor. Mr. Elmiger holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Lucerne (Horw) University of Applied Science and Art.

Victor Lee

Mr. Victor K. Lee is an Independent Director of Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. He has served on our Board since September 2006. Mr. Lee served as Chief Financial Officer of Ambarella, Inc., a fabless semiconductor company from August 2007 to March 2011. From December 2002 through June 2007, Mr. Lee served as Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of Leadis Technology Inc., a fabless semiconductor company. From December 1999 to January 2001, Mr. Lee served as the Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of SINA Corporation, an Internet media company. From September 1998 to August 1999, Mr. Lee was the Vice President and Acting Chief Financial Officer of VLSI Technology, Inc., a semiconductor manufacturer, and from 1997 to 1998, Vice President, Corporate Controller of VLSI Technology, Inc. From 1989 to 1997, Mr. Lee was a finance director at Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Mr. Lee is currently a director of MoSys, Inc. Mr. Lee holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research and an M.B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.

Karen Smith Bogart

Dr. Karen A. Smith Bogart is an Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Smith Bogart is President of Smith Bogart Consulting, a business advisory firm located in Santa Barbara, CA, a position that she has held since 2006. She also teaches business strategy and leadership at the University of California at Santa Barbara. From 2003 to 2006, Dr. Smith Bogart was Chairman and President, Greater Asia Region and Senior Vice President of Eastman Kodak Company, located in Shanghai, China. Dr. Smith Bogart managed many of Eastman Kodak’s largest global businesses, including Kodak Professional Imaging, Consumer Printing, and Consumer Cameras and Batteries. Dr. Smith Bogart is currently a director of Mohawk Industries, Inc. and several private companies. Dr. Smith Bogart holds a B.A. in Political Science from the State University of New York at Geneseo; a Masters in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University; an M.B.A. from the University of Rochester; and a Master of Arts and Ph.D. in Human Organizational Systems from Fielding Graduate University.

Jeff Zhou

Dr. Jeff Zhou is an Independent Director of Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. Dr. Zhou currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of MiaSolé, which develops thin film solar technology, a position he has held since 2013. Before joining MiaSolé, Dr. Zhou was President of Hanergy Holding America, Inc., a developer and operator of solar power plants, from 2012 to 2013. Dr. Zhou was Vice President Product Engineering of Nanosolar, Inc., a developer of solar power technology, from 2011 to 2012. Dr. Zhou was Chief Operating Officer at NDS Surgical Imaging, a medical imaging technology company, during 2010. From 2008 to 2009, Dr. Zhou was Vice President of Global Engineering and General Manager of Asia Pacific Business at NDS Surgical Imaging. From 2005 to 2007, Dr. Zhou was Vice President of Engineering for several business divisions and General Manager of the China and India Design Centers at Flextronics Inc. From 2000 to 2005, Dr. Zhou was Vice President and General Manager of several divisions at Honeywell International Inc. Dr. Zhou holds a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Florida.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Michael Hsing

8,549,130

Bernie Blegen

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Deming Xiao

3,142,260

Maurice Sciammas

3,077,620

Saria Tseng

3,077,620

Herbert Chang

188,000

James Moyer

411,086

Eugen Elmiger

176,000

Victor Lee

184,500

Karen Smith Bogart

186,000

Jeff Zhou

190,500
As Of  30 Dec 2015

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Michael Hsing

1,002,058 14,282,250

Bernie Blegen

0 0

Deming Xiao

315,094 3,451,300

Maurice Sciammas

358,682 5,057,140

Saria Tseng

207,849 978,600

Herbert Chang

0 0

James Moyer

312,001 3,279,102

Eugen Elmiger

0 0

Victor Lee

0 0

Karen Smith Bogart

0 0

Jeff Zhou

0 0