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Quantum Corp (QTM)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jon Gacek

53 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer

Fuad Ahmad

46 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

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 - Products and Solutions

Bassam Tabbara

2015 Chief Technology Officer

Robert Andersen

54 2015 Independent Director

Paul Auvil

53 2016 Independent Director

Louis DiNardo

56 2013 Independent Director

Dale Fuller

2014 Independent Director

David Krall

56 2011 Independent Director

Alex Pinchev

66 2017 Independent Director

Gregg Powers

54 2013 Independent Director

Clifford Press

63 2016 Independent Director

Raghavendra Rau

67 2017 Independent Director

Marc Rothman

52 2017 Independent Director

Adalio Sanchez

58 2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Jon Gacek

Mr. Jon W. Gacek is President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He served as a member of the Board of Directors from April 2011 until April 2017. He joined Quantum as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in August 2006, upon Quantum’s acquisition of Advanced Digital Information Corporation (“ADIC”) and was promoted to Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer in June 2009. Previously, he served as the Chief Financial Officer at ADIC from 1999 to 2006 and also led Operations during his last three years at ADIC. Prior to ADIC, Mr. Gacek was an audit partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and led the Technology Practice in the firm’s Seattle office. While at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, he assisted several private equity investment firms with a number of mergers, acquisitions, leveraged buyouts and other transactions.

Fuad Ahmad

Mr. Fuad Ahmad is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. He has been a partner with FLG Partners, a consulting firm providing interim and permanent financial leadership services, since 2013 and has been advising various companies on matters ranging from scaling their operations and growth and financing strategies to restructuring and reorganizations. Prior to FLG Partners, from 2010 to 2012, he was Chief Financial Officer of Sezmi Inc. a provider of cloud-based, turnkey video solutions for personalized and multi-screen offerings serving telecommunications, media/content and ISP companies. From 2004 to 2010, Mr. Ahmad was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Globalstar Inc., an industry-leading provider of mobile satellite voice and data services.

Shawn Hall

Mr. Shawn D. Hall is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. He 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 is Senior Vice President - Worldwide Sales and Marketing of the Company. He served in this position until June 2011, when he assumed the role of Senior Vice President, Worldwide Marketing, Service and Business Development. From April 2012 until April 2015, Mr. Britts was also responsible for Operations. In July 2013, he was named Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Marketing. 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 the Company. He 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 Disk and Tape Backup Product Group). In January 2014, Mr. Clark assumed additional responsibility for all Quantum products in a newly named Product Operations organization. In April 2015, Mr. Clark also assumed responsibility for both Operations and Service. Prior to Quantum, Mr. Clark was at HP for 10 years in various engineering and sales positions.

Donald Martella

Mr. Donald E. Martella, Jr. is Senior Vice President - Engineering of the Company. 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 - Products and Solutions of the Company. From March 2012 to February 2014, Mr. Stedman served as vice president of marketing at Tintri, Inc., a storage company specifically focused on virtualized applications, and he was senior vice president and general manager of the Storage Business Unit at Harmonic, Inc., a company that develops and markets video routing, server and storage products. 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 several technology companies.

Bassam Tabbara

Mr. Bassam Tabbara is Chief Technology Officer of the Company. He joined Quantum as Executive Director, Cloud Services, in August 2014, in conjunction with Quantum’s acquisition of Symform’s cloud storage services platform. In July 2015, he was promoted to Chief Technology Officer with responsibility for driving the company’s long-term technology strategy to capitalize on new market opportunities. Prior to Quantum, Mr. Tabbara was the CTO and co-founder of Symform from November 2007 to July 2014. Before Symform, Mr. Tabbbara spent 12 years at Microsoft, where he worked on a number of key initiatives, including Microsoft Research, MSN, Windows, Visual Studio and System Center.

Robert Andersen

Mr. Robert J. Andersen is no longer Independent Director of the Company., effective August 23, 2017. He currently serves as the chief financial officer of Tessera Technologies Inc., a leading developer and licensor of semiconductor packaging and interconnect solutions.

Paul Auvil

Mr. Paul R. Auvil, III is Independent Director of the Company. He has served as Chief Financial Officer of Proofpoint, Inc. since March 2007, leading the company’s public offering in April of 2012. Prior to joining Proofpoint, Mr. Auvil was an entrepreneur-in-residence with Benchmark Capital, a venture capital firm, from October 2006 to March 2007. While at Benchmark, he evaluated a broad range of investments and advised various portfolio companies throughout the technology industry. From August 2002 to July 2006, he held the position of Chief Financial Officer of VMware, Inc., a global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure companies. Prior to that, Mr. Auvil served for four years as Chief Financial Officer at Vitria Technology, where he led various aspects of the company’s financial and business operations, executing both an initial and secondary public offering during his tenure. Earlier in his career, he spent 10 years at VLSI Technology, ultimately becoming Vice President and General Manager of its Internet and Secure Products Division. Mr. Auvil holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Dartmouth College and a Master of Management degree from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. Mr. Auvil joined the Board in 2007. He is the Chairman of Quantum’s Board and is a member of the Company’s Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee as well as the Audit Committee.

Louis DiNardo

Mr. Louis DiNardo is no longer Independent Director of Quantum Corporation., effective August 23, 2017. He 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 no longer Independent Director of the Company., effective August 23, 2017. 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 is no longer Independent Director of Quantum Corporation., effective August 23, 2017. 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.

Alex Pinchev

Mr. Alex Pinchev is Independent Director of the company. He is currently founder, Chief Executive Officer and angel investor at Capri Ventures LLC, a strategic advisory services firm for technology startups that he founded in 2013. From January 2016 to February 2017, Mr. Pinchev served as Executive Vice President and then President of Global Sales and Marketing at Rackspace, a leader in managed cloud services. From 2012 to 2013, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Acronis, a data protection and disaster recovery software company. Prior to that, Mr. Pinchev spent nine years at Red Hat, a leading provider of open source software, in senior roles that included Executive Vice President and President of Global Sales, Services and Field Marketing, President of International Operations and Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Earlier in his career, he was founder and Chief Executive Officer of MainControl, a technology infrastructure management software company, and founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Interchip GmbH, a provider of software development, marketing and integration services for large corporations in Central Europe.

Gregg Powers

Mr. Gregg J. Powers serves as Independent Director of the Company. 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.

Clifford Press

Mr. Clifford Press is Independent Director of the Company. He has served as a member of the Company's Board since April 2016. He is an experienced governance oriented investor, and has served on the Boards of Directors of numerous public companies in the course of his career. Mr. Press also currently serves as a director of Drive Shack, Inc., a golf and leisure company and Stewart Information Services Corporation, a global real estate services company. He received his undergraduate degree from Oxford University in England and in 1983 received an MBA from the Harvard Business School. From 1983 to 1986, he was employed by Morgan Stanley and Co., Incorporated, where he worked in the Mergers and Acquisitions Department. In 1986, he co-founded the investment company Hyde Park Holdings, which engaged in a number of investment and acquisition activities from its founding through March 2003. In 2005, Mr. Press formed Oliver Press Partners, an investment advisory firm. Additionally, from December 2011 to February 2013, Mr. Press served as a director of SeaBright Holdings, Inc., a specialty provider of multijurisdictional workers' compensation insurance. From 2001 to June 2011, Mr. Press served as a director of GM Network Ltd., a private holding company providing Internet-based digital currency services. Mr. Press joined the Board in 2016. He was initially named to the Board pursuant to a settlement agreement between the Company and Starboard Value L.P. He serves as a member of Quantum’s Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee.

Raghavendra Rau

Mr. Raghavendra Rau is Independent Director of the Company. He serves as a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Strategy Committee of TiVo Corporation, a creator of personalized and data-driven ways for viewers to discover the right entertainment and for providers to discover the right audiences, a position he has held since May 2015. From November 2011 until October 2014, Mr. Rau served as the Chief Executive Officer of SeaChange International Inc., a provider of digital video systems, software and related services to cable, telecommunications and broadcast television companies worldwide, where he also served as a director from July 2010 until October 2014 and as a member of the Compensation Committee. From November 2010 until December 2014, Mr. Rau served as a director of Aviat Networks, Inc., a global supplier of microwave networking solutions, backed by an extensive suite of professional services and support, where he also served as a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Rau also previously served as a director of Microtune, Inc., a global leader in RF integrated circuits and subsystem modules, from May 2010 until its acquisition by Zoran Corporation in December 2010, where he also served as a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Rau served as Senior Vice President of the Mobile TV Solutions Business of Motorola, Inc. ("Motorola") from May 2007 until January 2008, and as Senior Vice President of Strategy and Business Development, Networks & Enterprise of Motorola from March 2006 to May 2007. Mr. Rau served as Corporate Vice President of Global Marketing and Strategy for Motorola from 2005 to 2006, and as Corporate Vice President, Marketing and Professional Services, from 2001 to 2005. From October 1992 to 2001, Mr. Rau served in various positions within Motorola, including as Vice President of Strategic Business Planning and Vice President of Sales and Operations and held positions in Asia and Europe.

Marc Rothman

Mr. Marc E. Rothman is Independent Director of the Company. He is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at VeriFone Systems Inc., which designs, markets and services electronic payment systems for consumers, merchants and financial institutions, a position he has held since February 2013. Before joining VeriFone, Mr. Rothman served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Motorola Mobility Inc. from 2010 to 2012, and also played a central role in Motorola Mobility’s spinoff from its former parent company, Motorola Inc., as well as its sale to Google in 2012. Mr. Rothman also served in a number of executive finance positions at Motorola throughout his tenure, beginning in January 2000, including its Chief Financial Officer of its Broadband Communications, Public Safety, Networks and Enterprise and Mobile Devices global business segments, as well as Motorola's Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer. From 1995 to 2000, Mr. Rothman served in a number of leadership finance roles at General Instrument, which developed integrated and interactive broadband access solutions, including its Vice President and Corporate Controller. Prior to that, Mr. Rothman was employed eight years at Deloitte & Touche, Audit Advisory Services. He graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Business from Stockton University (formerly Richard Stockton College) with Distinction, and is a Certified Public Accountant in California (inactive).

Adalio Sanchez

Mr. Adalio T. Sanchez is Independent Director of the Company. He is currently President of S Group Advisory LLC, a consulting firm providing expertise and advisory services around strategy, business models, technology, and operational excellence, a position held since June 2015. Mr. Sanchez also serves on the board of directors of ACI Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACIW), a software company in the electronics payments market. From 2014 to 2015, Mr. Sanchez served as Senior Vice President at Lenovo Group Ltd, where he led the company’s enterprise systems, storage, and cloud technologies business. Prior to Lenovo, Mr. Sanchez spent 32 years at IBM Corporation in various senior executive officer and global general management roles. Most recently, he was General Manager of Modular Systems and ran two multi-billion dollar IBM divisions - the x86 Intel-based systems division, and the Retail Store Systems point-of-sale systems division. During his tenure, he transformed the businesses and led their subsequent divestitures. Prior to his Modular Systems role, Mr. Sanchez was Vice President of IBM Corporate Strategy, and earlier was General Manager of IBM’s semiconductor division. Other prior IBM positions included: General Manager of IBM’s UNIX division, where he oversaw all server hardware, the AIX operating system, and software applications; General Manager/COO for the IBM Personal Systems Group, where he managed all PC supply chain and IT operations globally; and General Manager of IBM’s ThinkPad notebook division where he led product development, sales, marketing, and the global P&L. Mr. Sanchez began his IBM career in 1982 as a development engineer on IBM’s second personal computer system.