People: RealD Inc (RLD)

RLD on New York Consolidated

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30 Jul 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Lewis

49 2003 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Andrew Skarupa

47 2013 Chief Financial Officer

Vivian Yang

47 2014 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Leo Bannon

52 2011 Executive Vice President - Global Operations

Minard Hamilton

2013 Executive Vice President - Mobile and Consumer

Heather O'Connor

43 2014 Senior Vice President - Finance, Chief Accounting Officer

Gary Sharp

50 2011 Chief Technology Officer, Chief Innovation Officer

Frank Biondi

69 2010 Lead Independent Director

Laura Alber

45 2013 Independent Director

Richard Grand-Jean

70 2010 Independent Director

David Habiger

44 2011 Independent Director

P. Gordon Hodge

49 2010 Independent Director

Sherry Lansing

69 2010 Independent Director

Erik Randerson

Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Lewis

Mr. Michael V. Lewis is the Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of RealD Inc. He co-founded the Company and has served as Chairman of Board since 2003. Prior to co-founding RealD, Mr. Lewis was Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of L-Squared Entertainment, a digital entertainment studio, from 1993 to 2001. While at L-Squared, he served as Producer on the 3D IMAX motion picture The Magic Box and as co-Producer on T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous. Prior to L-Squared, Mr. Lewis was Senior Vice President of InterMedia/FilmEquities Inc., a media investment banking and advisory company.

Andrew Skarupa

Mr. Andrew A. Skarupa is Chief Financial Officer of RealD Inc. He has served as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining, Mr. Skarupa served from 2004 to 2005 as Vice President of Finance at WaterMark Sports, a designer and producer of outdoor products. Before WaterMark, Mr. Skarupa served as Chief Financial Officer of Alliant Protection Services, an electronics security company from 2002 to 2004. Before joining Alliant, Mr. Skarupa served as Vice President of Finance for Free-PC, an idealab network company acquired by eMachines. Prior to Free-PC, Mr. Skarupa served as Vice President of Finance for idealab. Mr. Skarupa joined idealab after working at MiniMed, a publicly held medical device manufacturer. Prior to MiniMed, Mr. Skarupa was an auditor at Deloitte & Touche in Los Angeles.

Vivian Yang

Ms. Vivian Yang is Executive Vice President, General Counsel of the Company. Yang brings to her role more than 15 years of legal experience in the areas of media, entertainment and technology. Prior to joining RealD earlier this year, Yang was SVP & General Counsel for CityGrid Media. She has also held the positions of SVP, Business Affairs, Finance and Administration at Time Warner’s Global Media Group, VP & General Counsel at eCompanies Wireless and Senior Counsel at Sony Pictures. Yang started her legal career at Latham & Watkins. Yang received her JD from Georgetown University and her BS from Penn State University, and is a member of the California and New York bar associations.

Leo Bannon

Mr. Leo Bannon is Executive Vice President - Global Operations of RealD Inc. Prior to joining RealD, from May 2008 to August 2010, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Moxtek, a manufacturer of optical components, and from March 1999 to March 2007, Mr. Bannon served as President and Chief Executive Officer of ColorLink, a photonics company that focused on liquid crystal displays and optical filter technologies. At ColorLink, Mr. Bannon established a variety of joint ventures, technology license agreements and key partnerships, including an alliance with RealD to develop RealD's first cinema system which led to RealD's acquisition of ColorLink in 2007. Earlier in his career from January 1996 to March 1999, Mr. Bannon served as President of the Balzers Thin Films Division of Balzers AG, a supplier of thin film coatings and components. Mr. Bannon received a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Rhode Island and an MBA from Wilmington College.

Minard Hamilton

Mr. Minard Hamilton is Executive Vice President - Mobile and Consumer of RealD Inc. Hamilton joins RealD from Six Degree Games, where he served as Chief Executive Officer for the publisher of online and mobile games in partnership with sports brands including the NBA, MLB.com, the NFL Players Association and ESPN. Previously, Hamilton played a key contributing role in the growth of JAMDAT Mobile, where he served as Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing with direct responsibility for technology licensing. Hamilton created new revenue streams by licensing JAMDAT’s mobile gaming technologies to telecommunications carriers, Internet portals and handset manufacturers. These strategic partnerships enabled the company to grow from a pre-revenue startup when Hamilton joined the company in 2001 to its eventual sale to Electronic Arts for $684 million in 2006. By the time of the acquisition, JAMDAT had become the industry’s publisher of mobile games. Earlier in his career, Hamilton served as Senior Vice President, ESPN International and General Manager, ESPN.com International. His accomplishments at ESPN include launching seven new television networks, supervising the acquisition and scheduling of programming for 15 television networks, and establishing ESPN’s Internet presence overseas by launching ESPN’s first local websites in Latin America, Europe and Asia. Hamilton earned an MBA from the Anderson School of Management at the University of California, Los Angeles and an A.B. in American History from Princeton University.

Heather O'Connor

Ms. Heather O'Connor is appointed as Senior Vice President - Finance, Chief Accounting Officer of the company effective June 23, 2014. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. O’Connor served as Chief Accounting Officer of DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. since February 2009. Ms. O’Connor holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Gary Sharp

Mr. Gary Sharp is Chief Technology Officer, Chief Innovation Officer of RealD Inc. He joined RealD as Chief Technology Officer in February 2007 after RealD acquired ColorLink, a photonics company that focused on liquid crystal and optical filter technologies. In 2011, Mr. Sharp also assumed the additional title of Chief Innovation Officer. In April 1995, Mr. Sharp co-founded ColorLink, where he served as Vice President, Research and Development, as well as Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Sharp earned a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of California, San Diego and a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Frank Biondi

Mr. Frank J. Biondi, Jr., is Lead Independent Director of RealD Inc. He has served on Board since the completion of IPO on July 21, 2010. Since 1999, Mr. Biondi has been a senior managing director of WaterView Advisors LLC, a private equity fund specializing in media, and a director of Hasbro, Inc., Amgen, Inc., Cablevision Systems Corporation and Seagate Technology. From 2002 through 2007, Mr. Biondi was a director of The Bank of New York Mellon and Harrah's Entertainment, and from 2008 to 2010, Mr. Biondi was a director of Yahoo! Inc. Mr. Biondi served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Studios from 1996 to 1998 and President and Chief Executive Officer of Viacom Inc. from 1987 through 1996. Mr. Biondi has been a director of over 15 public companies during his career. Mr. Biondi graduated from Princeton University with a bachelor degree in psychology and economics in 1966 and graduated from Harvard University with a master's degree in finance in 1968.

Laura Alber

Ms. Laura J. Alber is Independent Director of RealD Inc. Ms. Alber, who was appointed CEO in 2010, joined Williams-Sonoma in 1995 as a Senior Buyer for the Pottery Barn brand, and since that time, has held numerous brand management and executive leadership roles, including President, Williams-Sonoma, Inc.; President, Pottery Barn Brands; Executive Vice President, Pottery Barn Merchandising; and Senior Vice President, Pottery Barn Catalog and Pottery Barn Kids Retail. Alber has led the company`s global expansion as well as its rapid growth and profitability in eCommerce by combining lifestyle brand merchandising with powerful, data driven analytics. She received a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.

Richard Grand-Jean

Mr. Richard Grand-Jean is the Independent Director of RealD Inc. Since 2008, Mr. Grand-Jean has been a managing director of Hall Capital Partners LLC, the firm's business development efforts. From 1992 through 2008, Mr. Grand-Jean was President of Global Film Equity Corp, an investment and consulting firm. From 1995 through 2008, Mr. Grand-Jean was also President of Abel's Hill Capital Corp., a firm specializing in providing advisory services largely for media and entertainment companies. From 1971 to 1992, Mr. Grand-Jean was a partner and managing director of Salomon Brothers. Mr. Grand-Jean graduated from Princeton University with a bachelor degree in public affairs in 1964, and graduated from University of Chicago School of Law with a juris doctorate in 1967.

David Habiger

Mr. David Habiger is Independent Director of RealD Inc. Mr. Habiger is the Chief Executive Officer of NDS Group Ltd., a provider of video software and content security solutions that entered into an agreement to be acquired by Cisco announced on March 15, 2012. Previously, Mr. Habiger worked with the founding members of Sonic Solutions (NASDAQ: SNIC), or Sonic, from 1992 to March 2011, was President and Chief Executive Officer of Sonic from 2005 to March 2011 and was a director of Sonic from October 2010 to March 2011. Mr. Habiger graduated from St. Norbert College with a bachelor degree in business media in 1991, and graduated from University of Chicago with a Masters in Business Administration in 1998.

P. Gordon Hodge

Mr. P. Gordon Hodge is an Independent Director of RealD Inc. Mr. Hodge was a founding member of El Molino Media LLC, a company formed in 2009 to invest in and acquire out-of-favor media assets. Prior to joining board of directors, he was a founding partner and managing director of Thomas Weisel Partners LLC, a publicly-traded investment banking firm where he covered media, entertainment and internet sectors as a research analyst from 1999 to 2007 and as an investment banker from 2007 to 2009. Mr. Hodge graduated from Stanford University with a master's degree in business in 1992, and graduated from the University of Washington with a bachelor's degree in business in 1986.

Sherry Lansing

Ms. Sherry L. Lansing is Independent Director of RealD Inc. Since 2006, Ms. Lansing has been a director of Qualcomm Incorporated. Since 2009, Ms. Lansing has also been a director of Dole Food Company, Inc. Ms. Lansing is the founder and chair of the Sherry Lansing Foundation, a philanthropic organization focusing on cancer research, health and education. From 1992 to 2005, she was the chair of the Motion Picture Group of Paramount Pictures, where she oversaw the release of more than 200 motion pictures, including Academy Award® winners Forrest Gump, Braveheart and Titanic. From 1984 to 1990, she operated her own production company, Lansing Productions, and co-founded Jaffe/Lansing Productions. In 1980, she became the motion picture industry's first female to oversee all aspects of a studio's motion picture production when she was appointed President of Production at 20th Century Fox. She holds additional trustee, chair and advisory positions with the Friends of Cancer Research, the American Association of Cancer Research, and the Carter Center and Stop Cancer, a non-profit philanthropic group she founded in partnership with Dr. Armand Hammer. Ms. Lansing is also a regent of the University of California and serves as Chair of the University Health Services Committee. Ms. Lansing graduated from Northwestern University with a bachelor degree in speech, and a minor in English and mathematics.

Erik Randerson

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