People: Netlist Inc (NLST.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Chun Ki Hong

52 2000 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Gail Sasaki

56 2008 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance, Secretary

Mitchell Statham

52 2014 Senior Vice President - Sales and Marketing

Noel Whitley

2013 Vice President - Intellectual Property

Charles Cargile

50 2013 Independent Director

Thomas Lagatta

55 2006 Independent Director

Claude Leglise

57 2011 Independent Director

Alan Portnoy

67 2004 Independent Director

Blake Welcher

52 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Chun Ki Hong

Mr. Chun Ki Hong is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Netlist Inc. He is one of the founders of Netlist and has been president and chief executive officer and a director since inception. Mr. C.K. Hong assumed the title of chairman of the Board of Directors in January 2004. From September 2000 to September 2001, Mr. C.K. Hong served as president and chief operating officer of Infinilink Corporation, a DSL equipment company. Mr. C.K. Hong assisted on a part-time basis until his departure from Infinilink, at which time he assumed full-time responsibilities. From July 1998 until September 2000, Mr. C.K. Hong served as Executive Vice President of Viking Components, Inc., a memory subsystems manufacturing company. From November 1997 to June 1998, he was General Manager of Sales at LG Semicon Co., Ltd., a public semiconductor manufacturing company in South Korea. From April 1992 to October 1997, Mr. C.K. Hong served as Director of Sales at LG Semicon America, Incorporated, a subsidiary of LG. From December 1983 to March 1992, Mr. C.K. Hong held various management positions at LG Subsidiaries in South Korea. Mr. C. K. Hong received his B.S. in economics from Virginia Commonwealth University and his M.S. in technology management from Pepperdine University's Graduate School of Management.

Gail Sasaki

Ms. Gail Sasaki is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance, Secretary of Netlist Inc. She has been vice president and chief financial officer since January 2008 and secretary since August 2007. From 2006 to January 2008, Ms. Sasaki has served as vice president of finance. From 2001 to 2005, Ms. Sasaki took time away from the workforce for personal reasons. From 2000 to 2001, Ms. Sasaki served as chief financial officer of eMaiMai, Inc., a commercial technology company based in Hong Kong and mainland China. From 1997 to 2000, Ms. Sasaki was senior vice president of finance, secretary and treasurer of eMotion, Inc., formerly Cinebase Software, a Vienna, VA-based developer of business-to-business media management software and services. From 1989 to 1997, Ms. Sasaki was chief financial officer of MicroNet Technology, Inc., an Irvine-based leader in storage technology. Ms. Sasaki spent seven years in public accounting leaving as an audit manager with Arthur Young (now known as Ernst & Young LLP) in Century City, CA. Ms. Sasaki earned a Bachelor's degree from the University of California at Los Angeles, and also earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Southern California.

Mitchell Statham

Mr. Mitchell Statham is Senior Vice President - Sales and Marketing of the Company. Statham brings over 30 years of experience in managing sales execution across global organizations. He most recently served as Vice President of Sales Americas 3 of STATSChipPac, a $1.7 billion global leader in IC packaging. Prior to that, he served as VP of sales for Kilopass, Lantronix and SMSC.

Noel Whitley

Mr. Noel Whitley is Vice President - Intellectual Property of Netlist, Inc. Whitley brings more than 15 years of intellectual property experience in building and monetizing patent portfolios, first as Vice President Intellectual Property for Broadcom Corporation and then as Chief Executive Officer of Ladera Consulting, Inc. In both roles, he acted as principal legal and business advisor for patent portfolio development and IP monetization and enforcement. Earlier in his career, Whitley was an attorney at several law firms where he specialized in intellectual property and patents. Whitley holds a J.D. from The University of Texas School of Law, a master's degree in electrical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Texas A&M University.

Charles Cargile

Mr. Charles F. Cargile has been appointed as Independent Director of Netlist, Inc., with effect from August 15, 2013. Cargile brings more than 20 years of industry experience to Netlist's Board of Directors. He has an background in strategic development, capital structures and international operations. He currently serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Newport Corporation a publicly-traded global supplier of advanced-technology products and systems. Cargile has been the Chief Financial Officer at Newport for 13 years and has been responsible for all aspects of finance, accounting, information technology and strategic planning, including mergers and acquisitions. Prior to Newport, Cargile held a number of executive positions at York International Corporation and Flowserve Corporation. Cargile holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Oklahoma State University and a Master's degree in Business Administration from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.

Thomas Lagatta

Mr. Thomas F. Lagatta is Independent Director of Netlist Inc., since January 2006. Mr. Lagatta serves as Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales for Broadcom Corp. since June 2006. Prior to that, he served as the Enterprise Computing Group's senior vice president and general manager since 2003. He joined Broadcom in 2002. Prior to that, Mr. Lagatta served as vice president and general manager of Anadigics, Inc., a semiconductor manufacturer. Before Anadigics, Mr. Lagatta served as vice president of business development at Avnet, Inc. Prior to Avnet, Mr. Lagatta served in various senior management and technical positions for over 11 years at Symbios Logic, a storage systems company. Mr. Lagatta received his B.S. in electrical engineering from Ohio State University and M.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Southern California.

Claude Leglise

Mr. Claude M. Leglise is Independent Director of Netlist, Inc., since October 11, 2011. He co-founded ClearSpot Energy, Inc., a solar energy services company in 2007, where he serves as Managing Director. From 2010 to February 2012, Leglise served as a member of the Board of Directors of Camelot Information Systems Inc., a publicly held company that is a provider of enterprise application services and financial industry information technology services in China. Prior to his tenure at ClearSpot Energy, Inc., Leglise served as Head of the San Francisco office of WI Harper Group, a venture capital firm where he also served as Managing Director from 2006 to 2007. Prior to WI Harper, Leglise had a career at Intel Corporation that spanned more than two decades. From 2001 to 2005, he served as Vice President of Intel Capital where he was responsible for the company's venture capital investments outside the United States. From 1982 to 2005, he served as Vice President and General Manager of the Home Products Group, Vice President of the Content group, Director of Worldwide Developer Relations, Director of Marketing in the Microprocessor division and as General Manager of the Supercomputers Components Operation.

Alan Portnoy

Mr. Alan H. Portnoy is Independent Director of Netlist, Inc., since March 2004. He is also a business consultant to Admiral Advisors, LLC, a corporate advisory firm. Mr. Portnoy has previously served as president of Macronix America, Inc., chief operating officer of LG Semicon America, vice president of General Instruments Corporation and senior vice president of Silicon Systems. Mr. Portnoy began his career with Fairchild Semiconductor. He received his B.S. in electrical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from Carnegie-Mellon University.

Blake Welcher

Mr. Blake A. Welcher has been appointed as Independent Director of Netlist Inc., with effect from August 20, 2013. Mr. Welcher brings more than 19 years of industry experience to Netlist’s Board of Directors. He has an background in worldwide licensing operations, corporate governance, risk management, intellectual property and legal affairs. He has served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of DTS, Inc, since November 2003, and as a member of the Company’s executive team since March 2000. Welcher holds a bachelor’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo, a Juris Doctorate and Masters of Intellectual Property degree from Franklin Pierce Law Center and is a US licensed Patent Attorney.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Chun Ki Hong

570,377

Gail Sasaki

246,415

Mitchell Statham

--

Noel Whitley

--

Charles Cargile

--

Thomas Lagatta

--

Claude Leglise

--

Alan Portnoy

--

Blake Welcher

--
As Of 27 Dec 2013

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