People: Rambus Inc (RMBS.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Eric Stang

53 2013 Independent Chairman of the Board

Ronald Black

49 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Satish Rishi

53 2006 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance

Martin Scott

57 2012 Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Jae Kim

42 2013 Senior Vice President, General Counsel

Kevin Donnelly

51 2012 Senior Vice President, General Manager - Memory and Interfaces

Laura Stark

44 2012 Senior Vice President - Corporate Strategy, Mergers and Acquisitions

J. Thomas Bentley

63 2013 Independent Director

Penelope Herscher

53 2006 Independent Director

Charles Kissner

66 2012 Independent Director

David Shrigley

64 2006 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Eric Stang

Mr. Eric B. Stang is Independent Chairman of the Board of Rambus Inc. Mr. Stang currently serves as a director, president and chief executive officer of Ooma, Inc., a provider of broadband telephony products, a position he has held since January 2009. Prior to joining Ooma, Mr. Stang served as a director, chief executive officer and president of Reliant Technologies, Inc., a developer of medical technology solutions for aesthetic applications, from 2006 to 2008. Mr. Stang previously served as chief executive officer and president of Lexar Media, Inc., a provider of solid state memory products from 2001 to 2006 and Chairman from 2004 to 2006. Mr. Stang received his A.B. from Stanford University and M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School. Mr. Stang also serves on the boards of Solta Medical and several private companies.

Ronald Black

Dr. Ronald D. Black is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Rambus Inc. Dr. Black has served as the company chief executive officer and president since June 2012 and as a director since July 2012. Dr. Black was previously the Managing Director of R.D. Black & Company, a consulting firm, since August 2011. From September 2010 to August 2011, Dr. Black was the Chief Executive Officer of MobiWire, formerly Sagem Wireless, a privately-held mobile handset company headquartered near Paris, France that offers products and services to original equipment manufacturers and mobile network operators in the mobile phone marketplace. From June 2009 to October 2010, Dr. Black served as Chairman and CEO of UPEK, Inc. Dr. Black currently serves as a board member of EnOcean GmbH, a German-based company that manufactures and markets energy harvesting technology, sensors, and radio frequency communication. From September 2010 to November 2012, he served as a board member of AuthenTec, Inc., which he joined following the AuthenTec-UPEK merger in September 2010 and from 2007 to 2013, he served as a board member of Inside Contactless, a France-based company engaged in the semiconductors and information technology industry. From September 2004 to June 2009, he was chief executive officer of Wavecom S.A., a publicly traded French wireless solutions company. Dr. Black holds a Bachelor of Science, a Masters of Science, and a Ph.D. in materials science and engineering from Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y.

Satish Rishi

Mr. Satish Rishi is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance of Rambus Inc. Mr. Rishi joined the company in his current position in April 2006. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Rishi held the position of executive vice president of Finance and chief financial officer of Toppan Photomasks, Inc., (formerly DuPont Photomasks, Inc.) one of the world’s photomask providers, from November 2001 to April 2006. During his 25-year career, Mr. Rishi has held senior financial management positions at semiconductor and electronic manufacturing companies. He served as vice president and assistant treasurer at Dell Inc. Prior to Dell, Mr. Rishi spent 13 years at Intel Corporation, where he held financial management positions both in the United States and overseas, including assistant treasurer. Mr. Rishi holds a B.S. with honors in Mechanical Engineering from Delhi University in Delhi, India and an M.B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. He serves as a director of Measurement Specialties, Inc.

Martin Scott

Dr. Martin Scott Ph.D., is Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer of Rambus Inc. Dr. Scott leads platform development efforts, responsible for long-range research and development. Dr. Scott joined the company from PMC-Sierra where he was vice president and general manager of its Microprocessor Division. Previously, Dr. Scott was vice president and general manager for I/O Solutions at Agilent Technologies. Dr. Scott started his professional career at HP Labs before holding various management positions at HP including ASIC Business Unit manager. He earned his bachelor's degree at Rice University and both a master's degree and Ph.D. from Stanford University.

Jae Kim

Mr. Jae Kim is Senior Vice President, General Counsel of Rambus Inc., since February 2013. He was vice president, corporate legal since joining the company in July 2010. Prior to his tenure with the Company, Mr. Kim held senior legal positions with both private and public companies, where his scope of responsibilities included compliance, intellectual property, commercial transactions, and litigation. Mr. Kim has had experience in private practice with the law firm of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where he advised high technology and emerging growth companies on mergers and acquisitions, private financings, public offerings, securities compliance, public company reporting and corporate governance. Mr. Kim began his legal career as an attorney with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, Division of Corporation Finance, in Washington, D.C. Mr. Kim is a member of both the California State Bar and New York State Bar, and received a JD from the American University, Washington College of Law, and his bachelor's degree from Boston University.

Kevin Donnelly

Mr. Kevin S. Donnelly is Senior Vice President, General Manager - Memory and Interfaces of Rambus Inc. Mr. Donnelly leads the development of DRAM and high-speed link technology. Prior to this position, Mr. Donnelly served as the senior vice president of both IP Strategy and Engineering, where he led business strategy and future technology development for the company. Earlier, Mr. Donnelly served as vice-president, Logic Interface Division, where he led the development and deployment of logic interface products. Before joining the company, Mr. Donnelly held engineering positions at National Semiconductor, Sipex and Memorex. He holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and computer sciences from the University of California, Berkeley and a master's degree in electrical engineering from San Jose State University.

Laura Stark

Ms. Laura S. Stark is Senior Vice President - Corporate Strategy, Mergers and Acquisitions of Rambus Inc. Ms. Stark leads the efforts of diversification. Originally joining the company in 1996 as strategic accounts manager, Ms. Stark has held positions of vice president, Alliances and Infrastructure, vice president, Memory Interface Division, and senior vice president, Platform Solutions Group. Prior to joining the company, she held positions in the Semiconductor Products Division of Motorola during a six-year tenure, including technical sales engineer for the Apple sales team, and field applications engineer for the Sun and SGI sales teams. Ms. Stark earned a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

J. Thomas Bentley

Mr. J. Thomas Bentley is Independent Director of Rambus Inc. Mr. Bentley has served as a director since March 2005, and has served as Chairman of the Board from June 2011 to March 2013. He served as a managing director at SVB Alliant (formerly Alliant Partners), a mergers and acquisitions firm, since he co-founded the firm in 1990 until October 2005. Mr. Bentley holds a B.A. in Economics from Vanderbilt University and an M.S. in Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Mr. Bentley currently serves on the board of Nanometrics, Inc. and various private companies and non-profit institutions.

Penelope Herscher

Ms. Penelope A. Herscher is Independent Director of Rambus Inc., since July 12, 2006. She currently holds the position of president and chief executive officer of FirstRain, Inc., a custom-configured, on-demand intelligence services firm, which she joined in 2005. Ms. Herscher previously held the position of executive vice president and chief marketing officer at Cadence Design Systems from 2002 to 2003, and executive vice president and general manager, Design and Verification Business during the second half of 2003. From 1996 to 2002, Ms. Herscher was president and chief executive officer of Simplex Solutions, which was acquired by Cadence in 2002. Before Simplex, she was an executive at Synopsys for eight years and started her career as an R&D engineer with Texas Instruments. She holds a M.A. with honors in Mathematics from Cambridge University in England. Ms. Herscher serves on the boards of FirstRain, JDS Uniphase, Inc. and several non-profit institutions.

Charles Kissner

Mr. Charles D. Kissner is Independent Director of Rambus Inc., since July 26, 2012. He is currently Chairman of the Board at Aviat Networks, in wireless transmission systems, and was chief executive officer of Aviat from June 2010 to July 2011. Prior to Aviat Networks, Mr. Kissner was chairman and chief executive officer of Stratex Networks, Inc., a global provider of wireless transmission solutions from 1995 to 2007. Previously, Mr. Kissner was vice president/general manager of M/A-Com, Inc., a manufacturer of radio and microwave communication products, and president, chief executive officer and a director of Aristacom International, Inc., a communications software company. He was the executive vice president of Fujitsu Network Switching, Inc. and held several key positions at AT&T (now Alcatel-Lucent). Mr. Kissner holds a Bachelor of Science degree from California State Polytechnic University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Santa Clara University. Mr. Kissner is also a member of the board of directors of ShoreTel, Inc., Meru Networks and a private company.

David Shrigley

Mr. David Allen Shrigley is Independent Director of Rambus Inc., since October 11, 2006. He was most recently the Executive Chairman of Soil and Topography Information, Inc. Mr. Shrigley was a member of the board of Wolfson Microelectronics plc, a supplier of mixed-signal chips for the digital market from November 2006 to December 2008, and was its chief executive officer from March 2007. He served as a general partner at Sevin Rosen Funds, a venture capital firm, from 1999 to 2005. Prior to that, Mr. Shrigley held the position of executive vice president, Marketing, Sales and Service at Bay Networks, a network hardware company. Mr. Shrigley served in various executive positions at Intel Corporation, including vice president and general manager of Asia Pacific sales and marketing operations based in Hong Kong, and vice president and general manager, corporate marketing. Mr. Shrigley holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Franklin University. In the past five years, Mr. Shrigley has served on the board of Wolfson Microelectronics plc.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Eric Stang

--

Ronald Black

2,726,440

Satish Rishi

672,953

Martin Scott

732,452

Jae Kim

--

Kevin Donnelly

2,849,450

Laura Stark

2,921,850

J. Thomas Bentley

--

Penelope Herscher

--

Charles Kissner

--

David Shrigley

--
As Of 30 Dec 2012

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Eric Stang

0 0

Ronald Black

0 0

Satish Rishi

0 0

Martin Scott

0 0

Jae Kim

0 0

Kevin Donnelly

1,096,000 7,300,330

Laura Stark

1,035,530 7,676,017

J. Thomas Bentley

0 0

Penelope Herscher

0 0

Charles Kissner

0 0

David Shrigley

0 0
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