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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jon Gacek

53 2011 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Fuad Ahmad

46 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Shawn Hall

44 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

Donald Martella

2011 Senior Vice President - Engineering

Geoffrey Stedman

2014 Senior Vice President - StorNext Solutions

Bassam Tabbara

2015 Chief Technology Officer

Paul Auvil

51 2011 Lead Independent Director

Clifford Press

2016 Director

Robert Andersen

50 2015 Independent Director

Louis DiNardo

55 2013 Independent Director

Dale Fuller

2014 Independent Director

David Krall

55 2011 Independent Director

Gregg Powers

52 2013 Independent Director

David Roberson

61 2011 Independent Director

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.

Fuad Ahmad

Mr. Fuad Ahmad is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. Mr. Ahmad has been a partner at FLG Partners, LLC, a leading CFO consulting and board advisory firm since January 2013, during which time he has served as a chief financial officer and advisor for several companies, including, from July 2013 to October 2015, Ensighten Inc. Before joining FLG Partners, LLC (“FLG”), from 2010 to 2012, Mr. Ahmad served as CFO of Sezmi, a privately held cloud-based software platform for complete turnkey video solutions for a personalized and multi-screen offering for Telecommunications companies, Media/Content companies, and Internet Service Providers. From 2004 to 2010, Mr. Ahmad served as Senior Vice president and CFO of Globalstar Inc., a public company that builds and operates low-earth orbit satellite-based digital telecommunications systems. Mr. Ahmad has a B.S. in Finance from Brigham Young Universiy.

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.

Donald 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.

Geoffrey Stedman

Mr. Geoffrey G. 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.

Bassam Tabbara

Mr. Bassam Tabbara is Chief Technology Officer of Quantum Corp. At Symform, Tabbara built a revolutionary cloud storage platform from the ground up, ultimately storing billions of objects for users and small businesses across 170 countries. Before that, he spent 12 years at Microsoft in key leadership roles where he worked on a number of key initiatives, including Microsoft Research, MSN, Windows, Visual Studio and System Center. Tabbara also holds more than 30 patents. Tabbara has more than 20 years of experience in strategic product development -- identifying and delivering on new innovation opportunities. He joined Quantum in August 2014 as part of its acquisition of Symform's cloud platform, having served as the company's CTO and co-founder.

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.

Clifford Press

Mr. Clifford Press is Director of the Company. He is the Managing Member of Olive Press Partners, LLC.

Robert Andersen

Mr. Robert J. Andersen is an Independent Director of the Company. He currently serves as the chief financial officer of Tessera Technologies Inc., a leading developer and licensor of semiconductor packaging and interconnect solutions.

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.

Dale Fuller

Mr. Dale L. Fuller Ph.D. is Independent Director of the Company. He has served as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of AVG Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG) (“AVG”), a global leader in mobile security, PC optimization, Internet security, and privacy software, since November 2009. He joined AVG’s Board of Directors in October 2008. Mr. Fuller also has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of MobiSocial, Inc., a Stanford-based technology startup, since January 2013. Previously, Mr. Fuller served as President and Chief Executive Officer of MokaFive (n/k/a moka5, Inc.), a venture-backed private company, from 2008 to January 2013. Mr. Fuller also previously served on the Board of Directors of Zoran Corporation, a multinational digital technology company, from March 2011 until its merger with CSR plc in August 2011, and as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Webgistix Corporation, a global leader in e-commerce fulfillment, from October 2008 through January 2013. Prior to that, Mr. Fuller served as a director of Phoenix Technologies, Ltd., a BIOS software company, from November 2009 until its sale to Marlin Equity Partners in November 2010. Mr. Fuller also previously served on the Boards of Directors of Guidance Software, Inc., 7 Krugle, Inc., Quest Aircraft Company, LLC and McAfee, Inc. (“McAfee”). In addition, Mr. Fuller served as interim President and CEO of McAfee, from October 2006 through March 2007. Prior to joining McAfee, he was President and CEO of Borland Software Corporation, from 1999 until 2005. Mr. Fuller also founded and served as President and CEO of WhoWhere? Corporation, which was later acquired by Lycos, Inc. As a start-up company CEO, Mr. Fuller led the expansion of several domain sites, including angelfire.com and Mailcity. In addition, he has held various senior executive positions at Apple Computer, NEC, Motorola, and Texas Instruments. Mr. Fuller holds an honorary doctorate from St. Petersburg State University.

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.