People: Quinstreet Inc (QNST.O)

QNST.O on Nasdaq

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Douglas Valenti

53 2004 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Bronwyn Syiek

49 2013 President

Gregory Wong

40 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Kenneth Hahn

47 2013 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Scott Mackley

40 2007 Executive Vice President

Peter Brooks

40 2012 Senior Vice President

Gregory O'Brien

35 2012 Senior Vice President

Margo Smith

42 2013 Chief Legal Officer, Senior Vice President

Nina Bhanap

40 2009 Chief Technology Officer

William Bradley

70 2004 Independent Director

Robin Josephs

54 2013 Independent Director

John McDonald

76 2004 Independent Director

Gregory Sands

47 1999 Independent Director

James Simons

50 1999 Independent Director

Dana Stalder

45 2003 Independent Director

Erica Abrams

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Douglas Valenti

Mr. Douglas Valenti is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of QuinStreet Inc. Mr. Valenti has served as our Chief Executive Officer and as a member of our Board of Directors since July 1999 and as our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since March 2004. Prior to QuinStreet, Mr. Valenti served as a partner at Rosewood Capital, a venture capital firm, for five years; at McKinsey & Company as a strategy consultant and engagement manager for three years; at Procter & Gamble in various management roles for three years; and for the U.S. Navy as a nuclear submarine officer for five years. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he graduated with highest honors and was named the Georgia Tech Outstanding Senior in 1982, and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar. As a seasoned executive and Chief Executive Officer of QuinStreet since 1999, Mr. Valenti brings in-depth knowledge of QuinStreet’s operations and strategy that is important to the Board’s oversight of long-term strategy, enterprise risk management, compensation, and corporate governance practices for the Company.

Bronwyn Syiek

Ms. Bronwyn Syiek is President of QuinStreet Inc. Ms. Syiek served as a member of our Board of Directors from January 2011 to April 2013, as our Chief Operating Officer from April 2004 to May 2012, as our Senior Vice President from September 2000 to April 2004, as Vice President from her start date in March 2000 to September 2000, and as a consultant to us from July 1999 to March 2000. Prior to joining us, Ms. Syiek served as Director of Business Development and member of the Executive Committee at De La Rue Plc, a banknote printing and security product company, for three years. She previously served as a strategy consultant and engagement manager at McKinsey & Company for four years and held various investment management and banking positions with Lloyds Bank and Charterhouse Bank. She holds an M.A. in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University in the United Kingdom.

Gregory Wong

Mr. Gregory Wong has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of QuinStreet, Inc., effective September 18, 2013. Mr. Wong previously served as the Company’s Chief Accounting Officer since January 2013, as Vice President of Finance and Accounting from June 2012 to September 2013, as Senior Director of Finance and Accounting from May 2011 to June 2012, and as Director of Financial Planning and Analysis from February 2008 to May 2011.

Kenneth Hahn

Mr. Kenneth R. Hahn has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of QuinStreet, Inc., effective September 18, 2013. He served as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Hahn served as Chief Financial Officer of Borland Software Corporation, a public software company, from September 2002 to July 2006. Previously, Mr. Hahn served in various roles, including Chief Financial Officer, of Extensity, Inc., a public software company, for five years; as a strategy consultant at the Boston Consulting Group for three years; and as an audit manager at Price Waterhouse, a public accounting firm, for five years. He holds a B.A. in Business from California State University Fullerton, summa cum laude, and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar. Mr. Hahn is also a Certified Public Accountant (inactive), licensed in the state of California.

Scott Mackley

Mr. Scott Mackley is Executive Vice President of QuinStreet Inc. He was Senior Vice President from December 2004 to February 2007, as Vice President from June 2003 to December 2004, as Senior Director from February 2002 to June 2003, as Director from October 2000 to February 2002 and as Senior Manager from May 2000 to October 2000. Prior to joining us, Mr. Mackley served at Salomon Brothers and Salomon Smith Barney in various roles in their Equity Trading unit and Investment Banking and Equity Capital Markets divisions over four years. He holds a B.A. in Economics from Washington and Lee University.

Peter Brooks

Mr. Peter Brooks is Senior Vice President of the company. Mr. Brooks previously served as Vice President from July 2009 to July 2012, as Senior Director from November 2006 to July 2010, as Director from January 2005 to November 2006, as Senior Manager from July 2004 to January 2005, as Manager from April 2003 to July 2004 and as a Business Development Representative from August 2002 to April 2003. Prior to joining QuinStreet, Mr. Brooks served at Radio Central, Liquid Audio, Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI), Universal and Atlantic Records, in various roles in the music industry managing affiliate relationships and distribution networks. He holds a dual B.A in Literature & History from Claremont McKenna College.

Gregory O'Brien

Mr. Gregory O'Brien is Senior Vice President of the company. Prior to joining us, Mr. O’Brien served as Chief Executive Officer of the The CollegeBound Network LLC, an educational recruitment marketing company, from May 2009 to May 2012, where he led and managed the development of new products and services. Mr. O’Brien served as Chief Financial Officer of The CollegeBound Network from June 2008 to May 2009. From June 2005 to June 2008, Mr. O’Brien served as a director of McFarland Dewey & Co., LLC, a boutique investment bank, where he helped to build the bank’s education and information division. Mr. O’Brien holds an M.B.A. from New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business and a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Cornell University.

Margo Smith

Ms. Margo M. Smith is Chief Legal Officer, Senior Vice President of the company. She was served as our Interim General Counsel from August 2012 to February 2013. Prior to joining us, Ms. Smith served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel at Verigy Ltd. (NASDAQ: VRGY), a semiconductor automatic test equipment manufacturer acquired by Advantest Corporation (NYSE: NYE) in July 2011, from February 2010 to October 2011 and as Verigy’s Deputy General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer from May 2006 to February 2010. Ms. Smith was responsible for Verigy’s worldwide legal affairs and compliance. Prior to joining Verigy, from 1997 to 2006, Ms. Smith was an attorney at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Professional Corporation, a leading national law firm. Ms. Smith holds a J.D. from Columbia University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Washington.

Nina Bhanap

Ms. Nina Bhanap is Chief Technology Officer of QuinStreet Inc. She was Senior Vice President of Engineering from November 2006 to July 2009, as Vice President of Product Development from January 2004 to November 2006, as Senior Director from January 2003 to January 2004 and as Director of Product Management from October 2001 to January 2003. Prior to joining us, Ms. Bhanap served as Head of Fixed Income Sales Technology for Europe at Morgan Stanley for five years and as a senior associate at Booz Allen Hamilton for one year. She holds a B.S. in Computer Science with Honors from Imperial College, University of London, and an M.B.A. from the London Business School.

William Bradley

Former Senator William W. Bradley is Independent Director of QuinStreet Inc. Former Senator Bradley is a Managing Director of Allen & Company LLC, an investment bank, which he joined in November 2000. From April 2001 to June 2004, Former Senator Bradley also served as chief outside advisor to the nonprofit practice of McKinsey & Company. Former Senator Bradley served in the U.S. Senate from 1979 to 1997, representing the state of New Jersey, and previously was a professional basketball player with the New York Knicks from 1967 to 1977. Former Senator Bradley currently serves on the board of directors of Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ: SBUX), and he served on the boards of directors of Seagate Technology (NASDAQ: STX) until August 2010 and Willis Group Holdings (NYSE: WSH) until November 2012. Former Senator Bradley received a B.A. in American History from Princeton University and an M.A. in American History from Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar. Former Senator Bradley brings insight into governmental affairs which can assist the Company and the Board in evaluating regulatory matters. In addition, with his experience in the investment banking industry and as a director with public-company board experience, Former Senator Bradley brings valuable insight important to the Board in overseeing risk management, strategy and corporate governance practices.

Robin Josephs

Ms. Robin Josephs is Independent Director of the company. Ms. Josephs was a managing director of Starwood Capital Group, L.P., a private equity firm specializing in real estate investments from 2005 to 2007. From 1986 to 1996, Ms. Josephs was a senior executive with Goldman Sachs & Co., serving in the real estate group of the investment banking division and, later, in the equity capital markets division. Ms. Josephs currently serves as a member of the board of directors of iStar Financial, where she is the lead director and serves as a member of the compensation, audit, and nominating and governance committees. She also serves on the boards of directors of both Plum Creek Timber and MFA Financial, and she serves on their audit and compensation committees. Ms. Josephs is the chairwoman of MFA Financial’s compensation committee. Ms. Josephs is a trustee of the University of Chicago Cancer Research Foundation and the Tourette Syndrome Association. Ms. Josephs is a graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and received a Masters of Business Administration degree from Columbia University. Ms. Josephs has significant experience in finance and investing and experience as a director, each of which bring valuable insight to the Board regarding the Board’s oversight of our business and operations, financial reporting, risk management and corporate finance matters.

John McDonald

Professor John G. McDonald is Independent Director of QuinStreet Inc. Professor McDonald is the Stanford Investors Professor in the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he has been a faculty member since 1968, specializing in investment management, entrepreneurial finance, principal investing, venture capital, and private equity investing. Professor McDonald also serves on the boards of directors of Plum Creek Timber Company (NYSE: PCL), Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL), and iStar Financial, Inc. (NYSE: SFI). Professor McDonald previously served on the boards of directors of 13 mutual funds managed by Capital Research and Management Company until December 2012, and he served on the board of directors of Varian Inc. from 1999 until May 2010, when Varian was acquired by Agilent Technologies. He holds a B.A. in Engineering, and an M.B.A. and a Ph.D. from Stanford University. He is a retired officer in the U.S. Army and was a Fulbright Scholar. Professor McDonald’s deep knowledge of finance and investing and his experience as a director bring valuable insight to the Board regarding oversight of our financial reporting, risk management and corporate finance matters, as well as compensation and other corporate governance practices.

Gregory Sands

Mr. Gregory P. Sands is Independent Director of QuinStreet Inc. Mr. Sands is the founder and, since January 2012, has served as a Managing Partner of Costanoa Venture Capital, an early-stage venture capital firm. From September 1998 through December 31, 2011, Mr. Sands served as a Managing Director at Sutter Hill Ventures, a venture capital firm. Previously, Mr. Sands held various operational roles at Netscape Communications Corporation and was a management consultant with Mercer Management Consulting. Mr. Sands also serves on the boards of directors of several privately-held companies. He holds a B.A. in Government from Harvard College and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Mr. Sands is a seasoned Internet executive and investor with an in-depth knowledge of our business. His business experience and history as a director on our Board bring knowledge that is important to the Board’s oversight of our business and operations, strategy and risk management.

James Simons

Mr. James Simons is Independent Director of QuinStreet Inc. Mr. Simons is a Managing Director of Split Rock Partners, a venture capital firm, which he founded in June 2004. Prior to founding Split Rock Partners, Mr. Simons served as General Partner of St. Paul Venture Capital, a venture capital firm, from November 1996 to June 2004. Previously, Mr. Simons was a partner at Marquette Venture Partners and held banking positions at Trammell Crow Company and First Boston Corporation. Mr. Simons also serves on the boards of directors of several privately-held companies. He holds a B.A. in Economics and History from Stanford University and an M.S. in Management from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University. Mr. Simons has deep expertise in marketing and customer acquisition on the Internet and has many years of experience as an investor in Internet marketing and other companies. His in-depth knowledge of our business, business experience and history as a director on our Board bring knowledge that is important to the Board’s oversight of our business and operations, strategy and risk management.

Dana Stalder

Mr. Dana C. Stalder is Independent Director of QuinStreet Inc. Mr. Stalder has been a General Partner of Matrix Partners, a venture capital firm, since August 2008. From December 2001 to August 2008, Mr. Stalder served in various executive roles, including Senior Vice President at eBay, Inc., an online marketplace company. Previously, he was the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Business Development of Respond.com, Vice President of Finance and Operations at Netscape Communication Corporation and an associate and manager at Ernst & Young LLP. Mr. Stalder also serves on the boards of directors of several privately-held companies. He holds a B.A. in Commerce from Santa Clara University. Mr. Stalder has significant operational experience as an executive, as well as deep knowledge of finance and financial reporting. His experience is important to the Board’s oversight of strategy, operations, risk management and financial reporting.

Erica Abrams

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