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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Feuille

58 2016 Independent Chairman of the Board

Michael Herring

45 2016 President, Chief Financial Officer

Tim Westergren

50 2016 Chief Executive Officer, Founder, Director

Sara Clemens

44 2016 Chief Operating Officer, Chief Product Officer

David Gerbitz

44 2016 Executive Vice President - Revenue Operations

Christopher Martin

43 2016 Chief Technology Officer

Stephen Bene

52 2014 General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Christopher Phillips

41 2014 Chief Product Officer

John Trimble

52 2009 Chief Revenue Officer

Peter Gotcher

56 2015 Lead Independent Director

Mickie Rosen

48 2015 Director

Peter Chernin

65 2011 Independent Director

Roger Faxon

67 2015 Independent Director

Timothy Leiweke

58 2015 Independent Director

Elizabeth Nelson

56 2013 Independent Director

Anthony Vinciquerra

61 2016 Independent Director

Dominic Paschel

Vice President - Corporate Finance & Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

James Feuille

Mr. James M. P. Feuille is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. 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.

Michael Herring

Mr. Michael S. Herring is Chief Financial Officer, 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.

Tim Westergren

Mr. Tim Westergren is Chief Executive Officer, Founder, Director of the Company. 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.

Sara Clemens

Ms. Sara Clemens is Chief Operating Officer, Chief Product 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.

David Gerbitz

Mr. David Gerbitz has served as executive vice president, revenue operations since July 2014 and became an executive officer in January 2016. From 2013 to 2014, Mr. Gerbitz was the vice president of global mid-market and small medium business sales at Yahoo!, a digital media and advertising company. Prior to that, Mr. Gerbitz served as vice president of client service operations and account management in North America at Yahoo! from 2011 to 2013. Mr. Gerbitz has also held a variety of leadership positions at Microsoft and Amazon.com. Mr. Gerbitz holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Organization Communications from the University of Minnesota.

Christopher Martin

Mr. Christopher Martin has served as chief technology officer since March 2014 and became an executive officer in January 2016. Mr. Martin joined Pandora in late 2004 just before the company began to transition the business into redefining radio. From 2009 to 2014, Mr. Martin served as VP of engineering. From 2004 to 2009, he held the position of director of software engineering. Prior to joining Pandora, Mr. Martin worked in various engineering capacities at multiple enterprise software companies, including Quintus, Kenamea and QRS/Inovis. Mr. Martin holds a Bachelor degree in Mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley.

Stephen Bene

Mr. Stephen G. 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.

Christopher Phillips

Mr. 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.

Peter Gotcher

Mr. Peter C. Gotcher is Lead Independent Director of the Company. 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.

Mickie Rosen

Ms. Mickie Rosen has served on our Independent Director since September 2015. Since October 2013, Ms. Rosen has been advising Fortune 100 companies and growth and early stage startups regarding strategy and operations. From 2011 to 2013, Ms. Rosen held various positions at Yahoo!, most recently as SVP of global media & commerce, where she led the media division globally, overseeing product, design, engineering, editorial, business development, partnerships, and marketing solutions. From 2008 to 2011, Ms. Rosen was a partner with digital media venture capital firm, Fuse Capital, where she also co-founded and incubated Tecca, a service helping consumers navigate personal technologies. From 2006 to 2008, she was the SVP and GM of Entertainment for Fox Interactive Media and from 2002 to 2006, Ms. Rosen was the head of product development, marketing, and PR for Fandango. Ms. Rosen has also held executive roles with Quisic, an e-learning start-up, and The Walt Disney Company's Corporate Alliances group and prior to that, was a consultant for McKinsey & Company. Ms. Rosen holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Economics from the University of California at San Diego and a Master in Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School.

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.

Roger Faxon

Mr. Roger C. Faxon is Independent Director of the Company. Since 2012, Mr. Faxon has been owner and Chief Executive of A&R Investments, an investment and consulting firm focused on the media and communications industries. Previously, from 1994 to 2012, Mr. Faxon held various positions at the EMI Group, a music recording and publishing company, including Chief Executive Officer of the Music Publishing division and most recently as Chief Executive Officer. From 1991 to 1994 he served as the Managing Director of Sotheby’s Europe, the art auction house. Mr. Faxon holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from The Johns Hopkins University, where he currently serves on its board of directors.

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. .

Anthony Vinciquerra

Mr. Anthony J. Vinciquerra is Independent Director of the Company. Vinciquerra has three decades of experience in the media industry, which includes advising and growing Fortune 100 media and technology companies. Since 2011, he has been a Senior Advisor to Texas Pacific Group (TPG) in the Technology, Media and Telecom sectors. He has extensive public-company board experience, serving as a director of Qualcomm since July 2015. He previously served as a director of DirecTV from September 2013 until its sale to AT&T in July 2015, Motorola Mobility Holdings, Inc. from January 2011 to May 2012, and Motorola, Inc. from July 2007 to January 2011. Prior to his tenure at TPG, Vinciquerra was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Fox Networks Group, the largest and most profitable operating unit of News Corporation. Earlier in his career, he held various management positions in the broadcasting and media industry. He holds a B.A. degree in marketing from the State University of New York.

Dominic Paschel