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Safeguard Scientifics Inc (SFE)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Rosenthal

58 2016 Chairman of the Board

Stephen Zarrilli

54 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Jeffrey McGroarty

45 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance

Brian Sisko

54 2014 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President, Managing Director

Scott Snyder

51 2016 Senior Vice President, Managing Director, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer

Mara Aspinall

53 2014 Independent Director

Julie Dobson

59 2003 Independent Director

George MacKenzie

67 2003 Independent Director

John Roberts

71 2003 Independent Director

John Shave

Vice President - Business Development and Corporate Communications

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Rosenthal

Dr. Robert (Bob) J. Rosenthal , Ph.D. is Chairman of the Board of Safeguard Scientifics Inc. He served as Chief Executive Officer and director, Taconic Biosciences, Inc., a provider of research models for the pharmaceutical and biotech industry (June 2014 – present). Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, IMI Intelligent Medical Implants, AG, a medical technology company (January 2010 – December 2012). President and Chief Executive Officer, Magellan Biosciences, Inc., a provider of clinical diagnostics and life sciences research tools (October 2005 – 2009). President and Chief Executive Officer, TekCel, Ltd., a provider of life sciences research tools (2003 – 2007). President and Chief Executive Officer, Boston Life Sciences, Inc., a diagnostic and therapeutic development company (2002 – 2003). President and Chief Executive Officer, Magellan Discovery Technologies, LLC, a life sciences acquisition company (2001 – 2002). Senior Vice President, Perkin Elmer Corporation and President of its instrument division (1999 – 2000). Various executive positions, Thermo Optek Corporation (1995 – 1999).

Stephen Zarrilli

Mr. Stephen T. Zarrilli is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer (November 2012 – present); Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (June 2008 – November 2012); and Acting Chief Administrative Officer and Acting Chief Financial Officer (December 2006 – June 2007), Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. Co-founder and Managing Director, Penn Valley Group, a middle-market management advisory and private equity firm (2004 – June 2008). Chief Financial Officer, Fiberlink Communications Corporation (2001 – 2004). Chief Executive Officer, Concellera Software, Inc. (2000 – 2001). Chief Executive Officer (1999 – 2000) and Chief Financial Officer (1994 – 1998), US Interactive, Inc. Deloitte & Touche (1983 – 1994).

Jeffrey McGroarty

Mr. Jeffrey B. McGroarty is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance of Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. Mr. McGroarty joined Safeguard as Vice President and Corporate Controller in December 2005, subsequently became Vice President – Finance and Corporate Controller, and served as Senior Vice President – Finance from November 2012 until his promotion to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in April 2013. Prior to joining Safeguard, Mr. McGroarty served as Interim Controller of Cephalon, Inc. from October 2005 to December 2005; Vice President-Financial Planning & Analysis and previously Assistant Controller at Exide Technologies from March 2002 to September 2005; and, previously, with PricewaterhouseCoopers from 1991 to 2001.

Brian Sisko

Mr. Brian J. Sisko is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President, Managing Director of Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. Mr. Sisko joined Safeguard as Senior Vice President and General Counsel in August 2007 and served as Executive Vice President and Managing Director from November 2012. Prior to joining Safeguard, Mr. Sisko served as Chief Legal Officer, Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Traffic.com (at the time, a public company), a former partner company of Safeguard, from February 2006 until June 2007 (following its acquisition by NAVTEQ Corporation in March 2007); Chief Operating Officer from February 2005 to January 2006 of Halo Technology Holdings, Inc., a public holding company for enterprise software businesses (Halo Technology Holdings filed for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in August 2007); ran B/T Business and Technology, an advisor and strategic management consultant to a variety of public and private companies, from January 2002 to February 2005; and was a Managing Director from April 2000 to January 2002, of Katalyst, LLC, a venture capital and consulting firm. Mr. Sisko also previously served as Senior Vice President—Corporate Development and General Counsel of National Media Corporation, at the time a New York Stock Exchange-listed multi-media marketing company with operations in 70 countries, and as a partner in the corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions practice group of the Philadelphia-based law firm, Klehr, Harrison, Harvey, Branzburg & Ellers LLP.

Scott Snyder

Dr. Scott Andrew Snyder, Ph.D. has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Managing Director, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer of the Company. Dr. Snyder is a recognized thought leader and has more than 25 years of experience in business leadership, strategic planning and technology management for Fortune 500 companies and startup ventures. Dr. Snyder comes to Safeguard from Mobiquity Inc., a leader in delivering innovative mobile and digital solutions for enterprises, where he was President and Chief Strategy Officer. He will continue to be Chairman of Mobiquity's Advisory Board. Dr. Snyder has held executive positions with several Fortune 500 companies including GE,Martin Marietta, and Lockheed Martin, has been the CEO of a leading strategic planning firm, Decision Strategies International, and has also started business ventures in software including OmniChoice, a CRM/Analytics applications provider, and Strategic Radar, which provides software-based solutions for monitoring changes in the strategic environment. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Fulton Financial Corporation (FFC). Dr. Snyder earned his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Systems Engineering fromUniversity of Pennsylvania.

Mara Aspinall

Ms. Mara G. Aspinall is Director of the Company. She served as President and Chief Executive Officer, Ventana Medical Systems. and Global Head of Roche Tissue Diagnostics, a leader in the development, manufacturing and commercialization of tissue-based cancer diagnostic equipment and products (September 2011 – June 2014). Founder, Chief Executive Officer and a director of On-Q-ity, Inc., a research-stage company focused on transforming cancer patient management (September 2009 – May 2011). Various leadership roles with Genzyme Corporation, including President of Genzyme Genetics and President of Genzyme Pharmaceuticals, the leading provider of esoteric and genetic tests in the U.S. focused in the reproductive, oncology and personalized medicine markets (June 1997 – August 2009)

Julie Dobson

Ms. Julie A. Dobson is an Independent Director of Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. She served as Chief Operating Officer, Telecorp PCS, Inc., a wireless/mobile phone company that was acquired by AT&T Wireless, Inc. (1998 – 2002). Various executive positions during her 18-year career with Bell Atlantic Corporation, including President, Bell Atlantic Corporation’s New York/New Jersey Metro Region mobile phone operations, Vice President of Bell Atlantic Enterprises Corporation, and President and Chief Executive Officer of Bell Atlantic Business Systems International.

George MacKenzie

Mr. George MacKenzie is an Independent Director of Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. He served as Interim Chief Executive Officer, American Water Works Company, Inc., a provider of water services in North America (January – April 2006). Interim Chief Executive Officer, C&D Technologies, Inc., a technology company that markets systems for the conversion and storage of electrical power (March – July 2005). Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, P.H. Glatfelter Company, a manufacturer of specialty papers and engineered products (September 2001 – June 2002). Vice Chairman (2000 – 2001) and Chief Financial Officer (1995 – 2001) of, and several other executive positions during his 22-year career with, Hercules, Incorporated, a global chemical specialties manufacturer.

John Roberts

Mr. John J. Roberts , CPA . , is an Independent Director of Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. He served as Global Managing Partner and a Member of the Leadership Team, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP at the time of his retirement in June 2002, completing a 35-year career with the professional services firm during which he served in a variety of client service and operating positions.

John Shave

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