People: Pandora Media Inc (P)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Brian McAndrews

56 2013 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Tim Westergren

49 2014 Founder, Director

Michael Herring

44 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Simon Fleming-Wood

46 2011 Chief Marketing Officer

Stephen Bene

51 2014 General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Sara Clemens

42 2014 Chief Strategy Officer

Christopher Phillips

40 2014 Chief Product Officer

John Trimble

51 2009 Chief Revenue Officer

Robert Kavner

70 2010 Lead Independent Director

Peter Chernin

64 2011 Independent Director

James Feuille

57 2005 Independent Director

Peter Gotcher

55 2005 Independent Director

Timothy Leiweke

57 2015 Independent Director

Elizabeth Nelson

55 2013 Independent Director

David Sze

49 2009 Independent Director

Dominic Paschel

Vice President - Corporate Finance & Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Brian McAndrews

Mr. Brian P. McAndrews is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Pandora Media Inc. Following senior positions at General Mills and ABC, McAndrews, took over Avenue A, a small digital agency in Seattle in 1999, and as President and CEO built it into aQuantive, the fastest-growing digital marketing company in the world at the time. aQuantive was subsequently acquired by Microsoft for $6 billion in 2007. After serving as a senior vice president at Microsoft and running Microsoft`s Advertiser & Publisher Solutions group, McAndrews joined Madrona as an investing partner in 2009, focusing on early-stage technology companies. In addition to his work at Madrona, McAndrews currently serves on the boards of The New York Times Co., Grubhub Seamless and AppNexus. McAndrews was recognized as Advertising Age`s first-ever "Digital Executive of the Year" and he was designated one of the 30 most influential executives in the advertising, marketing and media world in Adweek`s 30th Anniversary issue.

Tim Westergren

Mr. Tim Westergren is Founder, Director of Pandora Media, Inc. He served as our Chief Creative Officer and Treasurer from February 2000 to May 2002, as our Chief Executive Officer and President from May 2002 to July 2004, and as our Chief Strategy Officer from July 2004 to February 2014. He has served as a member of our board of directors from the company’s inception. Prior to founding Pandora, Mr. Westergren worked as an independent musician, composer and record producer and has over 20 years of experience in the music industry. Mr. Westergren holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Stanford University, where he studied computer acoustics and recording technology. We believe that Mr. Westergren is qualified to serve on our board of directors based on his historic knowledge of our company as one of our founders, the continuity he provides on our board of directors, his strategic vision for Pandora and his background in technology and music.

Michael Herring

Mr. Michael S. Herring is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Pandora Media, Inc., Michael Herring has served as our Chief Financial Officer since February 2013. Prior to joining Pandora, Mr. Herring served as the Vice President of operations at Adobe Systems Incorporated, a provider of digital marketing and digital media solutions, from 2009 to 2013. Mr. Herring served as the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Omniture, Inc., a provider of online business optimization software, from 2004 to 2009. Prior to Omniture, Mr. Herring served as the Chief Financial Officer of MyFamily.com (now Ancestry.com), having joined the company through the acquisition of Third Age Media in 2000. At Third Age Media, Mr. Herring served as Vice President of finance. Prior to Third Age Media, he served as Controller of Anergen Inc. Mr. Herring currently serves on the board of Fluid, Inc., a software company. Mr. Herring holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Political Science from the University of California at Los Angeles.

Simon Fleming-Wood

Mr. Simon Fleming-Wood is Chief Marketing Officer of Pandora Media, Inc., Simon Fleming-Wood has served as our Chief Marketing Officer since October 2011. From 2009 to 2011, Mr. Fleming-Wood was the Vice President of marketing for the consumer products group at Cisco Systems, a provider of communications and information technology products and services. Mr. Fleming-Wood was the founding Vice President of marketing at Pure Digital Technologies, a developer of digital imaging solutions, from 2001 to 2009, when Pure Digital Technologies was acquired by Cisco Systems. Prior to that, Mr. Fleming-Wood held various senior marketing positions at Sega.com, The Learning Company/Mattel and The Clorox Company. Mr. Fleming-Wood holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Stanford University.

Stephen Bene

Stephen Bene is General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the Company. since October 2014. Mr. Bené served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Electronic Arts Inc., a video game developer and publisher, from October 2004 to June 2014. Prior to that, Mr. Bené was a staff attorney at Electronic Arts and an associate at the law firm of Fenwick & West LLP. Mr. Bené currently serves on the board of directors of menuMe, Inc., a restaurant menu application and website. Mr. Bené holds a Juris Doctor from Stanford Law School and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rice University.

Sara Clemens

Ms. Sara Clemens is a Chief Strategy Officer of Pandora Media Inc. Prior to joining Pandora, Ms. Clemens was an executive-in-residence at Greylock Partners, a venture capital firm, from September 2013 to February 2014. Ms. Clemens served as the Vice President of corporate development at LinkedIn Corporation, a professional social networking internet service, from July 2012 to September 2013. Prior to that, from 2007 to 2012, she held a variety of leadership positions at Microsoft Corporation, a provider of software, services, and solutions, including serving as the General Manager of strategy and development for Microsoft’s interactive entertainment business from 2010 to 2012.

Christopher Phillips

Christopher W. Phillips is Chief Product Officer of Pandora Media, Inc. Christopher Phillips has served as our Chief Product Officer since October 2014. Prior to that, from January 2012 to October 2014, Mr. Phillips was Director of Product Management and User Experience for Amazon Digital Music at Amazon. From April 2004 to December 2011, Mr. Phillips served as Director of Apple QuickBooks Product Management, Marketing and User Experience for Intuit. Mr. Phillips holds a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration degree from The Ohio State University, Max M. Fisher College of Business.

John Trimble

Mr. John Trimble is Chief Revenue Officer of Pandora Media, Inc. John Trimble has served as our Chief Revenue Officer since March 2009. Prior to joining us, Mr. Trimble was the Executive Vice President of sales at Glam Media, a media company, from 2007 to 2009. From 2002 to 2007, Mr. Trimble served as Senior Vice President of advertising sales for Fox Interactive Media, a provider of internet media management and content broadcasting services. Prior to that, Mr. Trimble also served as Director of sales for the Sports Illustrated website, SI.com, and as Vice President of sales for Phase2 Media, a men’s vertical advertising network. Mr. Trimble holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from St. Lawrence University.

Robert Kavner

Mr. Robert Kavner is no longer Lead Independent Director of Pandora Media, Inc., effective June 4, 2015. He has served on board of directors since March 2004 and as lead independent director since March 2010. Since 1995, Mr. Kavner has been an independent venture capital investor focusing on investments in technology companies. From January 1996 through December 1998, Mr. Kavner served as president and chief executive officer of On Command Corporation, a provider of on-demand video systems for the hospitality industry. From 1984 to 1994, Mr. Kavner held several senior management positions at AT&T, a provider of telecommunications services, including senior vice president, chief financial officer and chief executive officer of Multimedia Products and Services Group and chairman of AT&T Venture Capital Group. Mr. Kavner also served as a member of AT&T’s executive committee. Mr. Kavner served on the board of directors of Earthlink, an internet service provider, from 2001 to 2008, and currently serves on the boards of directors of a number of privately-held companies. Prior to joining AT&T, Mr. Kavner was a partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Kavner received a Bachelor of Arts degree in business management from Adelphi University.

Peter Chernin

Mr. Peter Chernin is an Independent Director of Pandora Media, Inc., Peter Chernin has served on our board of directors since January 2011. Mr. Chernin currently owns and runs Chernin Entertainment, which produces motion pictures and television programs, and The Chernin Group, which pursues strategic opportunities in media, technology and entertainment. From 1996 to 2009, Mr. Chernin held various positions at News Corporation, most recently as President and Chief Operating Officer, and as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Fox Group, a subsidiary of News Corporation, where he oversaw the global operations of the company’s film, television, satellite, cable and digital media businesses. Prior to that, Mr. Chernin headed Twentieth Century Fox Filmed Entertainment and, earlier, the Fox Broadcasting Company. Prior to joining News Corporation, Mr. Chernin served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Lorimar Film Entertainment, a television production company. Mr. Chernin currently serves on the board of directors of American Express, a diversified financial services company, and Twitter, a social media company, and has previously served on the boards of directors of various companies in the media industry and the tech industry, including News Corporation, Fox Entertainment Group, Gemstar-TV Guide International, E*Trade and DIRECTV. Mr. Chernin holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of California at Berkeley. We believe that Mr. Chernin is qualified to serve on our board of directors due to his operating and management experience at a global media corporation, his expertise in online and mobile markets and other new technologies, and his service on the boards of directors of a range of public and private companies.

James Feuille

Mr. James M. P. Feuille is an Independent Director of Pandora Media, Inc. James M. P. Feuille has served on our board of directors since October 2005. Mr. Feuille currently serves as a General Partner with Crosslink Capital, an investment and venture capital management company, where he focuses on investments in digital media, internet services, and software and business services. Mr. Feuille has been affiliated with Crosslink Capital since November 2002 and has been a general partner since January 2005. Prior to joining Crosslink Capital, Mr. Feuille served as the global head of technology investment banking at UBS Warburg, a business group of a global financial services firm, Chief Operating Officer at Volpe Brown Whelan & Company, and head of technology investment banking at Robertson Stephens & Company. Mr. Feuille currently serves on the boards of directors of a number of privately-held companies. Mr. Feuille holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry from Dartmouth College and a Juris Doctor degree and a Master of Business Administration from Stanford University. We believe that Mr. Feuille is qualified to serve on our board of directors due to his experience with the venture capital industry and a wide variety of internet and technology companies, as well as the perspective he brings as an affiliate of one of our major stockholders.

Peter Gotcher

Mr. Peter Gotcher is an Independent Director of Pandora Media, Inc., He has served on our board of directors since September 2005. Mr. Gotcher is an independent private investor focusing on investments in digital media technology companies. Mr. Gotcher was a venture partner with Redpoint Ventures, a private investment firm from September 1999 to June 2002. Prior to that, Mr. Gotcher was a venture partner with Institutional Venture Partners, a private investment firm, from 1997 to September 1999. Mr. Gotcher founded Digidesign, a manufacturer of digital audio workstations, and served as its President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the board of directors of from 1984 to 1995. Digidesign was acquired by Avid Technology, a media software company, in 1995 and Mr. Gotcher served as the General Manager of Digidesign and Executive Vice President of Avid Technology from January 1995 to May 1996. Mr. Gotcher currently serves as Chairman of the board of directors of Dolby Laboratories and serves on the board of directors of GoPro, Inc. Mr. Gotcher holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from the University of California at Berkeley. We believe that Mr. Gotcher should serve on our board of directors due to

Timothy Leiweke

Mr. Timothy Leiweke is Independent Director of Pandora Media, Inc. He has served on our board of directors since April 2015. Mr. Leiweke currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, a professional sports and commercial real estate company, which is the parent company of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors, Toronto FC and the Toronto Marlies. He also currently serves on the board of directors of the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games and Visit California. From 1996 to 2013, he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG), a sporting and music entertainment presenter. From 1995 to 1996, he served as President and CEO for U.S. Skiing, the nation governing body for Olympic skiing. Prior to that, he served as President of the Denver Nuggets, a professional bas ketball team, from 1991 to 1995. Mr. Leiweke holds an honorary doctorate from California State University. We believe Mr. Leiweke is qualified to serve on our board of directors due to his vast experience and background in the entertainment and events industry.

Elizabeth Nelson

Ms. Elizabeth A. Nelson is an Independent Director of Pandora Media Inc. Elizabeth A. Nelson has served on our board of directors since 2013. Ms. Nelson currently serves on the boards of Nokia, a global leader in network infrastructure and location-based technologies and Zendesk, a cloud-based customer service platform. Ms. Nelson currently serves as Lead Independent Director and chairs the Audit Committee at Zendesk, and serves on the Audit Committee at Nokia. From 1996 through 2005, Ms. Nelson served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Macromedia, Inc., where she also served as a director from January 2005 to December 2005. Prior to joining Macromedia, Ms. Nelson held various roles in finance and corporate development at Hewlett-Packard Company, an information technology company. Ms. Nelson’s prior public company board service includes serving as a director of Ancestry.com, an online family history company, from 2009 to 2012, of Autodesk, Inc., a design software company, from 2007 to 2010, of Brightcove, Inc., a cloud-based video company, from 2011 to 2014, of CNET Networks, Inc., an Internet media company, from 2003 to 2008, and of SuccessFactors, Inc., a provider of human resources solutions, from 2007 to 2012. Ms. Nelson holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance with distinction from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Science from Georgetown University. We believe that Ms. Nelson is qualified to serve on our board of directors due to her operating and management experience in the technology industry and her service on the boards of directors of a range of technology, internet and mobile companies. .

David Sze

Mr. David Sze is no longer Independent Director of Pandora Media, Inc., effective June 4, 2015. Mr. Sze currently serves as a partner with Greylock Partners, a private investment firm, where his investment focuses include consumer internet and service, media convergence, wireless data and technology-assisted marketing services. Before joining Greylock in 2000, Mr. Sze was senior vice president of product strategy at Excite and then Excite@Home, an internet portal company. As an early employee at Excite, Mr. Sze also held roles as general manager of Excite.com and vice president of content and programming for the Excite Network. Prior to that, Mr. Sze was in product marketing and development at Electronic Arts and Crystal Dynamics, respectively. He started his career in management consulting for Marakon Associates and The Boston Consulting Group, and also spent time at HBO. Mr. Sze currently serves on the board of directors of LinkedIn Corporation, a professional social networking internet service, and serves on the boards of directors of several private companies. Mr. Sze holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University and a Master of Business Administration from Stanford University.

Dominic Paschel

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