People: Quantum Corp (QTM)

QTM on New York Consolidated

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jon Gacek

52 2011 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Linda Breard

2011 Chief Financial Officer

Shawn Hall

43 2009 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

William Britts

2013 Senior Vice President - Worldwide Sales and Marketing

Robert Clark

2014 Senior Vice President - Product Operations

Janae Lee

2014 Senior Vice President - Strategy

Don Martella

2011 Senior Vice President - Engineering

James Mudd

2012 Senior Vice President - Operations

Henrik Rosendahl

2012 Senior Vice President - Cloud Solutions

Yves Roumier

2010 Senior Vice President - Global Services and Total Customer Experience

Geoffrey Stedman

41 2014 Senior Vice President - StorNext Solutions

Paul Auvil

50 2011 Lead Independent Director

Philip Black

59 Independent Director

Louis DiNardo

54 Independent Director

David Krall

54 2011 Independent Director

Gregg Powers

51 2013 Independent Director

David Roberson

59 2011 Independent Director

Jeffrey Smith

42 2013 Independent Director

Brinlea Johnson

2014 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Jon Gacek

Mr. Jon W. Gacek is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Quantum Corporation. Mr. Gacek joined the Company as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in August 2006 following Quantum’s acquisition of Advanced Digital Information Corporation (“ADIC”), and he was promoted to Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer in June 2009. In January 2011 Mr. Gacek was named President and Chief Operating Officer, with responsibility for operations, sales, marketing and service. Over the last three years, he has significantly expanded the Company’s solutions portfolio and market opportunity, improved its cost structure and strengthened its balance sheet. Prior to joining Quantum, Mr. Gacek served as the Chief Financial Officer at ADIC, a manufacturer of tape libraries and storage management software, from 1999 to 2006. He also led ADIC’s Operations division during his last three years at the company. Before ADIC, Mr. Gacek was an audit partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, leading the Technology Practice in the firm’s Seattle office. While there, he assisted several private equity investment firms with numerous mergers, acquisitions and leveraged buyouts situations, among other transactions. Mr. Gacek holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Western Washington University.

Linda Breard

Ms. Linda M. Breard is Chief Financial Officer of Quantum Corporation. She joined Quantum as Vice President of Finance in August 2006, upon Quantum’s acquisition of ADIC. In May 2009, she was promoted to Senior Vice President and assumed responsibility for IT and Facilities in addition to Finance. In January 2011, Ms. Breard was promoted to Chief Financial Officer, and in April 2012 she added Human Resources and Corporate Communications to her portfolio. Prior to Quantum, she spent eight years at ADIC, serving as Vice President of Finance and Accounting and in other leadership positions, where she was deeply involved in the company’s merger and acquisition activity and success in driving growth.

Shawn Hall

Mr. Shawn D. Hall is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Quantum Corporation. Mr. Hall joined Quantum in 1999 as Corporate Counsel, became Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary in 2001 and was promoted to Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary in May 2009. Prior to Quantum, Mr. Hall worked at the law firms of Skadden, Arps and Willkie Farr & Gallagher, where he practiced in the areas of mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance, representing numerous public and private technology companies.

William Britts

Mr. William C. Britts has been appointed as Senior Vice President - Worldwide Sales and Marketing of Quantum Corporation., effective July 12, 2013. Previously he served as Senior Vice President - Worldwide Marketing, Service, Business Development, Operations of the Company. He joined Quantum as Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing in August 2006, upon Quantum’s acquisition of ADIC. He served in this position until June 2011, when he assumed the role of Senior Vice President, Worldwide Marketing, Service and Business Development. In April 2012, Mr. Britts added Operations to his portfolio and now serves as Senior Vice President, Operations and Global Services, with continued responsibility for Worldwide Marketing and Business Development. Prior to Quantum, he spent 12 years at ADIC, where he held numerous leadership positions, including Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing, Vice President of Sales and Marketing and Director of Marketing. Before ADIC, Mr. Britts served in a number of marketing and sales positions at Raychem Corp. and its subsidiary, Elo TouchSystems.

Robert Clark

Mr. Robert S. Clark serves as Senior Vice President - Product Operations of Quantum Corporation. Mr. Clark joined Quantum as Director of Tape Products in August 2006, upon Quantum’s acquisition of ADIC. In March 2009, he was promoted to Vice President with responsibility for various product lines, as well as business operations and OEM sales. In April 2010, he was named Senior Vice President, Tape and OEM Product Group, subsequently reorganized as the Data Protection Group. Prior to Quantum, Mr. Clark was at HP for 10 years in various engineering and sales positions.

Janae Lee

Ms. Janae S. Lee serves as Senior Vice President - Strategy of Quantum Corporation. Ms. Lee joined Quantum in October 2007 as Vice President, Marketing and in April 2010 was promoted to Senior Vice President, Disk and Software Products, subsequently reorganized as File System and Archive. In January 2014, she was named to a new position as Senior Vice President, Strategy. She has more than 30 years of experience in the storage industry, including 12 years working with a variety of companies in data reduction and file system software and hardware. Previously, she was Chief Executive Officer at TimeSpring Software Corporation, Vice President of Product, Marketing and Business Development at Avamar Technologies and a senior sales and marketing executive at both Legato Systems, Inc. and IBM.

Don Martella

Mr. Don Martella is Senior Vice President - Engineering of Quantum Corporation. He joined Quantum as Vice President, Automation Engineering in August 2006, upon Quantum’s acquisition of ADIC. In June 2010, he was promoted to Senior Vice President, Platform Engineering, and in April 2011 assumed his current role. Before joining Quantum, Mr. Martella served as a Vice President of Engineering and Quality at ADIC, where he spent five years in various leadership positions. Previously, he held engineering positions in the storage and process control industries.

James Mudd

Mr. Jim Mudd is Senior Vice President - Operations of Quantum Corporation. He joined Quantum in December 2000. Prior to assuming his current role, he served as Vice President, Supply Chain and, before that, Director of Materials. Mr. Mudd has 30 years of manufacturing experience with high tech companies in the electronic, medical and data storage industries. He has an extensive background in manufacturing operations, having served in executive level positions at companies including Visicom/Coors Ceramics, Telectronics, Inc. and Monolythic Power Systems, Inc.

Henrik Rosendahl

Mr. Henrik Rosendahl is Senior Vice President - Cloud Solutions of Quantum Corporation. He joined Quantum as Vice President, Virtualization Systems in June 2011, upon Quantum’s acquisition of Pancetera Software, Inc. (“Pancetera”) and in April 2012 assumed responsibility for cloud solutions, becoming Senior Vice President, Cloud Solutions. Mr. Rosendahl served as Chief Executive Officer at Pancetera from January 2010 until acquired by Quantum. He was the Director of Application Virtualization at VMware, Inc. (“VMware”) from January 2008 to December 2009 and Chief Executive Officer at Thinstall, Inc., from October 2006 until its acquisition by VMware. Previously, Mr. Rosendahl held executive and senior leadership positions at several technology companies in the U.S. and Europe.

Yves Roumier

Mr. Yves Roumier serves as Senior Vice President - Global Services and Total Customer Experience of the Company. He joined Quantum as Vice President, Operations Engineering in August 2006, upon Quantum’s acquisition of ADIC. In Sept 2007, he assumed the role of Vice President, Operations and Quality, and in April 2010 was promoted to his current role of Senior Vice President, Global Services and Total Customer Experience. Before joining Quantum, Mr. Roumier held different leadership positions in operations, engineering and quality at ADIC for five years and prior to that at an automotive safety company for ten years.

Geoffrey Stedman

Mr. Geoffrey Stedman is Senior Vice President - StorNext Solutions of the Company. Before joining Quantum, Mr. Stedman served as vice president of marketing at Tintri, Inc., and he was senior vice president and general manager of the Storage Business Unit at Harmonic, Inc. He joined Harmonic in conjunction with its acquisition of Omneon, Inc. where he spent seven years as senior vice president of worldwide marketing. Before Omneon, Mr. Stedman held marketing positions at a several technology companies.

Paul Auvil

Mr. Paul R. Auvil, III, is Lead Independent Director of Quantum Corporation. He has served as Chief Financial Officer of Proofpoint, Inc., a provider of messaging security solutions, since March 2007. Before Proofpoint, Mr. Auvil was an entrepreneur-in-residence for six months with Benchmark Capital, a venture capital firm, from October 2006 to March 2007. From August 2002 to July 2006, Mr. Auvil was Chief Financial Officer of VMware, Inc. Prior to joining VMware, Mr. Auvil served four years as Chief Financial Officer at Vitria Technology. Earlier in his career, he spent ten years at VLSI Technology, ultimately becoming vice president and general manager of the Internet and Secure Products Division. Mr. Auvil also serves on the board of Marin Software.

Philip Black

Mr. Philip Black is Independent Director of Quantum Corporation. Mr. Black has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Nexsan Technologies since September 2004, a data storage solution company that was acquired by Imation Corp. on January 1, 2013. From January 2002 to July 2004, Mr. Black served as President and Chief Executive Officer as well as a director of LightSand Communications, a storage networking provider. Prior to joining LightSand, Mr. Black was the Chief Executive Officer of Box Hill/Dot Hill, a storage systems manufacturer, and was the founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Tekelec Inc., a telecom equipment provider. Mr. Black served on the Board of Directors of Nexsan Technologies from September 2004 to December 2012 and previously served as a director for Simtek Corporation from September 2007 to September 2008. Additionally, Mr. Black served as Co-chair of SNIA's ILM and Data Protection Initiatives.

Louis DiNardo

Mr. Louis DiNardo is Independent Director of Quantum Corporation. Mr. DiNardo has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Exar Corporation, a provider of integrated circuits and solutions for data communication, networking, storage, consumer and industrial applications, since January 2012. From January 2008 through December 2011, he was a Partner at Crosslink Capital, a stage-independent venture capital and growth equity firm based in San Francisco and focused on semiconductor and alternative energy technology investment in private companies. Mr. DiNardo was a partner at VantagePoint Venture Partners from January 2007 through January 2008. Mr. DiNardo was President and Chief Operating Officer at Intersil Corporation from January 2006 through October 2006. Prior to his promotion, Mr. DiNardo held the position of Executive Vice President of the Power Management Business at Intersil. He held the position of President and Chief Executive Officer, as well as Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors at Xicor Corporation, a public company, from 2000 until Intersil acquired the company in July of 2004. Mr. DiNardo spent thirteen years at Linear Technology where he was Vice President of Worldwide Marketing and General Manager of the Mixed-Signal Business Unit.

David Krall

Mr. David A. Krall serves as Independent Director of Quantum Corporation, since August 17, 2011. He has served as a strategic advisor to Roku, Inc., a leading manufacturer of media players for streaming entertainment since December 2010, and Universal Audio, Inc., a manufacturer of audio hardware and software plug-ins since August 2011. From February 2010 through November 2010, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Roku. Prior to that, Mr. Krall spent two years as President and Chief Executive Officer of QSecure, Inc., a developer of secure credit cards based on micro-electro-mechanical-system technology from July 2008 until January 2010. From 1995 to July 2007, he held a variety of positions at Avid Technology, Inc., a leading provider of digital media creation tools for the media and entertainment industry. This included seven years as President and CEO. Earlier in his career, Mr. Krall worked in engineering and project management at several companies. He also currently serves on the board of directors for Universal Audio, Audinate Pty Ltd., and Progress Software Corp.

Gregg Powers

Mr. Gregg J. Powers serves as Independent Director of Quantum Corp. He serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Private Capital Management LP (“PCM”), a provider of equity portfolio management. After joining PCM in 1988, he became co-portfolio manager during the mid-1990s, focusing on the firm’s primary underwriting of investments in technology, healthcare and telecommunications. He was named President of PCM in 1999, Chief Executive Officer in 2008 and Chairman in 2009. As portfolio manager, Mr. Powers oversees all aspects of the investment of client portfolios. He also currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Alere, Inc., a global leader in near-patient diagnosis, monitoring and health information technology. Mr. Powers has a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Florida. He is a member of Quantum’s Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. Mr. Powers offers critical investor insights and shareholder representation to the Quantum Board, helping to guide the Company’s strategic direction and overall operational and financial performance. He also brings deep financial expertise, providing an understanding of corporate finance, accounting and capital markets.

David Roberson

Mr. David Earle Roberson serves as Independent Director of Quantum Corporation, since May 6, 2011. He has served as a business consultant to technology companies since 2012. Mr. Roberson served as Senior Vice President within the Enterprise Servers, Storage and Networking Group of HP from May 2007 to May 2011, where he was responsible for building on the company’s foundation as a leading provider of storage solutions and pursuing new opportunities for global growth. Additionally, he was General Manager of HP’s StorageWorks Division from May 2007 to October 2010. Prior to that, Mr. Roberson spent 26 years at Hitachi Data Systems, starting as corporate counsel and eventually becoming President and Chief Executive Officer, a position he held from 2006 to May 2007. He also served as President and Chief Operating Officer from 2002 to 2006 and Chief Operating Officer from 2000 to 2002. Mr. Roberson began his technology career at Amdahl Corporation in 1980 following posts as adjunct professor at Golden Gate University School of Law and research director at Hastings College of Law. He also serves on the Boards of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc., a networking solutions company, and TransLattice, Inc., a geographically distributed data management company for enterprise, cloud and hybrid environments. In addition, Mr. Roberson has significant previous experience serving as a board member of public companies in the software and technology industries, including International Game Technology Corporation, where he served on the board from 2008 to 2013, Spansion Corporation (2005-2008), and Integrated Device Technology Corporation (2004-2005). Mr. Roberson holds a Bachelor of Social Ecology degree from the University of California at Irvine, and a law degree from Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco.

Jeffrey Smith

Mr. Jeffrey C. Smith is Independent Director of Quantum Corporation. Mr. Smith is a Managing Member, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Starboard Value LP (“Starboard Value”), a small cap company investment firm. Prior to founding Starboard Value in March 2011, Mr. Smith was a Partner Managing Director of Ramius LLC (“Ramius”), a subsidiary of the Cowen Group, Inc., and the Chief Investment Officer of the Ramius Value and Opportunity Master Fund Ltd (currently the Starboard Value and Opportunity Fund). Prior to joining Ramius in January 1998, he served as Vice President of Strategic Development and a member of the Board of Directors of The Fresh Juice Company, Inc. Mr. Smith currently serves on the Board of Directors of Office Depot Inc. Previously, Mr. Smith served as a member of the Board of Directors of Regis Corporation from October 2011 until October 2013, and Surmodics, Inc. from January 2011 to August 2012. He also served on the Board of Directors of Zoran Corporation from March 2011 until its merger with CSR plc in August 2011. Mr. Smith was the Chairman of the Board of Phoenix Technologies Ltd. from November 2009 until the sale of the company to Marlin Equity Partners in November 2010. In addition, Mr. Smith previously served as a director of Actel Corporation, from March 2009 until its sale to Microsemi Corporation in October 2010,S1 Corporation, , where he served from May 2006 to September 2008 and Kensey Nash Corporation, from December 2007 to February 2009. Mr. Smith began his career in the Mergers and Acquisitions department at Société Générale. He graduated from The Wharton School of Business at The University of Pennsylvania, where he received a B.S. in Economics.

Brinlea Johnson

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