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Splunk Inc (SPLK.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Godfrey Sullivan

61 2015 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Douglas Merritt

51 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

David Conte

49 2011 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Steven Sommer

60 Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Leonard Stein

59 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Snehal Antani

2015 Chief Technology Officer

Susan Ledger

2016 Chief Revenue Officer

Mark Carges

53 2014 Director

Amy Chang

38 2015 Director

John Connors

56 2007 Independent Director

David Hornik

47 2004 Independent Director

Patricia Morrison

56 2013 Independent Director

Thomas Neustaetter

63 2010 Independent Director

Stephen Newberry

61 2013 Independent Director

Graham Smith

56 2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Godfrey Sullivan

Mr. Godfrey R. Sullivan is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company., effective as of November 19, 2015. He was Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Splunk Inc. Godfrey R. Sullivan has served as our President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of our board of directors since 2008, and as our Chairman since 2011. Prior to joining us, Mr. Sullivan was with Hyperion Solutions Corporation, a performance management software company acquired by Oracle Corporation, from 2001 to 2007, where he served in various executive roles, most recently as President and Chief Executive Officer, and as a member of the board of directors from 2004 until 2007. Mr. Sullivan has served as a member of the board of directors of Citrix Systems, Inc., an enterprise software company, since 2005. Mr. Sullivan holds a B.B.A. from Baylor University.

Douglas Merritt

Mr. Douglas Merritt has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He was Senior Vice President - Field Operations of the company. Prior to joining us, Mr. Merritt served as Senior Vice President of Products and Solutions Marketing at Cisco Systems, Inc., a networking company, from 2012 to 2014. From 2011 to 2012, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Baynote, Inc., a behavioral personalization and marketing technology company. Previously, Mr. Merritt served in a number of executive roles and as a member of the extended Executive Board at SAP A.G., from 2005 to 2011. From 2001 to 2004, Mr. Merritt served as Group Vice President and General Manager of the Human Capital Management Product Division at PeopleSoft Inc. (acquired by Oracle Corporation). He also co-founded and served as Chief Executive Officer of Icarian, Inc. (since acquired by Workstream Corp.), a cloud-based company, from 1996 to 2001. Mr. Merritt holds a B.S. from the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California.

David Conte

Mr. David F. Conte is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Splunk Inc. Mr. David F. Conte has served as our Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since 2011. Prior to joining us, Mr. Conte served as Chief Financial Officer at IronKey, Inc., an internet security and privacy company, from 2009 to 2011. From 2007 to 2009, Mr. Conte was engaged in various personal investing activities. Previously, Mr. Conte served as Chief Financial Officer of Opsware, Inc., a software company, from 2006 until 2007 when Opsware was acquired by Hewlett-Packard Company. He also served as Opsware's Vice President of Finance from 2003 to 2006 and as Corporate Controller from 1999 to 2003. Mr. Conte began his career at Ernst & Young LLP. Mr. Conte holds a B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Steven Sommer

Mr. Steven R. Sommer is a Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer of Splunk Inc. previously served as our Vice President, Marketing from 2008 to 2010. Prior to joining us, Mr. Sommer served as Vice President, Marketing at WideOrbit Inc., a software company, from 2007 to 2008. From 2006 to 2007, Mr. Sommer served as Vice President Global Marketing at SuccessFactors, Inc., a business execution software company. Previously, Mr. Sommer held a variety of executive positions in enterprise software companies including SVP Marketing at ArcSight, a software company, SVP Marketing & Business Development at Portal Software, a software company, and VP Worldwide Marketing at Informix, a software company. Earlier in his career he worked as a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Co. Mr. Sommer holds B.S. degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Leonard Stein

Mr. Leonard R. Stein is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Splunk Inc. Prior to joining us, Mr. Stein served in various executive positions including President and Chief Legal Officer at Jackson Family Enterprises, Inc., a luxury wine maker, from 2004 to 2010. From 2010 through 2011, Mr. Stein served as a board advisor to two private companies and as an independent consultant. Mr. Stein served as Chief Legal Officer and Chief Compliance Officer at Overture Services, Inc., an Internet commercial search services company, from 2003 until it was acquired by Yahoo! Inc., in 2003. Mr. Stein holds a B.A. from Yale College, an M.A. from Yale University Graduate School and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.

Snehal Antani

Mr. Snehal Antani is Chief Technology Officer of Splunk Inc. Mr. Snehal Antani has served as our Chief Technology Officer since 2015. Prior to joining us, Mr. Antani served as Chief Information Officer for multiple divisions of GE Capital from 2013 to 2015. From 2000 to 2012, Mr. Antani served in numerous IT strategy and technology roles at IBM, including Emerging Technologies Lead Architect in 2012 and Private Cloud Strategist from 2011 to 2012. Mr. Antani holds a B.S. from Purdue University and an M.S. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Susan Ledger

Ms. Susan St. Ledger is Chief Revenue Officer of the company. She serves as CRO of the Marketing Cloud at Salesforce.com, where she has been instrumental in driving the rapid growth of the business. At Salesforce.com, St. Ledger also served as senior vice president of global platform sales and senior vice president of strategic sales. She left that role to become President of Buddy Media, a social enterprise software company, which was acquired by Salesforce.com. Prior to Salesforce.com, she served as vice president of global services sales at Sun Microsystems.

Mark Carges

Mark T. Carges has been appointed as Director of Splunk Inc., effective as of September 9, 2014Mr. Carges serves on the board of directors of Rally Software Development Corp., a provider of cloud-based solutions for managing software development. He previously served as the Chief Technology Officer of eBay Inc., an e-commerce and payments company, from September 2009 to September 2014. From September 2009 to November 2013, he also served as eBay’s Senior Vice President, Global Products, Marketplaces. From September 2008 to September 2009, he served as eBay’s Senior Vice President, Technology. From November 2005 to May 2008, Mr. Carges served as Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Business Interaction Division of BEA Systems, Inc., a software company. Mr. Carges holds a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley and an M.S. from New York University. Mr. Carges possesses specific attributes that qualify him to serve as a director, including his knowledge and experience in the software industry and professional experience serving in leadership positions at various technology companies.

Amy Chang

Ms. Amy L. Chang is an Director of the Company. Since 2013, Ms. Chang has been CEO and Founder of Accompani, Inc., a relationship intelligence platform company. Prior to founding Accompani, Inc., Ms. Chang was with Google Inc., an Internet services and products company, from 2005 to 2012, most recently serving as Global Head of Product, Google Ads Measurement and Reporting. Prior to joining Google, Ms. Chang held product management and strategy positions at eBay Inc., an e-commerce company, from 2003 to 2005. She also served as a consultant with McKinsey & Company, specializing in semiconductors, software and services. Ms. Chang has served on the board of directors of Informatica since 2012 and is on the digital advisory council of Target Corporation. Ms. Chang holds a B.S. and an M.S. from Stanford University.

John Connors

Mr. John G. Connors is an Independent Director of Splunk Inc., since August 2007. Since 2005, Mr. Connors has been a managing partner at Ignition Partners, LLC, a venture capital firm. Prior to joining Ignition Partners, Mr. Connors served in various management positions at Microsoft Corporation from 1989 to 2005, including most recently as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1999 to 2005. Mr. Connors has served as a member of the board of directors of NIKE, Inc. since 2005. Mr. Connors holds a B.A. from the University of Montana. Mr. Connors possesses specific attributes that qualify him to serve as a director, including his substantial experience as an investment professional in the business software and services industry and his experience as an executive in the software industry and as a member of the board of directors and audit and finance committee of a Fortune 500 company. Mr. Connors also brings historical knowledge of our business and continuity to the Board of Directors, as well as accounting experience and financial expertise.

David Hornik

Mr. David M. Hornik is an Independent Director of Splunk Inc., since August 2004. Since 2000, Mr. Hornik has been a partner at August Capital, a venture capital firm. Prior to joining August Capital, Mr. Hornik was an intellectual property and corporate attorney at the law firms of Venture Law Group and Perkins Coie LLP, and a litigator at the law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP. Mr. Hornik holds an A.B. from Stanford University, an M.Phil from Cambridge University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.

Patricia Morrison

Ms. Patricia B. Morrison has been appointed as an Independent Director of Splunk Inc., effective April 19, 2013. Since 2009, Ms. Morrison has served as Executive Vice President, Customer Care Shared Services and Chief Information Officer at Cardinal Health, Inc., a provider of healthcare services. Prior to joining Cardinal Health, Ms. Morrison was Chief Executive Officer of Mainstay Partners, a technology advisory firm, from 2008 to 2009, and Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Motorola, Inc., a designer, manufacturer, marketer and seller of mobility products, from 2005 to 2008. Her previous experience also includes Chief Information Officer of Office Depot, Inc. and senior-level information technology positions at PepsiCo, Inc., The Quaker Oats Company, General Electric Company and The Procter & Gamble Company. Ms. Morrison also previously served on the board of directors for JoAnn Stores, Inc. and SPSS, Inc. Ms. Morrison holds a B.A. and B.S. from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

Thomas Neustaetter

Mr. Thomas M. Neustaetter is Independent Director of Splunk Inc., since October 2010. Since March 1999, Since 1999, Mr. Neustaetter has been a Managing Director at JK&B Capital, a venture capital firm. Prior to joining JK&B Capital, Mr. Neustaetter was a partner at The Chatterjee Group, an affiliate of Soros Fund Management, from 1996 to 1999. Mr. Neustaetter holds a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley and an M.B.A. and M.S. from the University of California, Los Angeles. Mr. Neustaetter possesses specific attributes that qualify him to serve as a director, including his substantial experience as an investment professional and as a director of software companies.

Stephen Newberry

Mr. Stephen G. Newberry has been appointed as an Independent Directorof Splunk Inc., effective January 1, 2013. Mr. Newberry has been a director of Lam Research Corporation, a supplier of wafer fabrication equipment and services, since 2005, and has served as the chairman of the board of Lam Research since 2012. He served as Lam Research’s Chief Executive Officer from 2005 to 2011, President from 1998 to 2010, and Chief Operating Officer from 1997 to 2005. Prior to joining Lam Research, Mr. Newberry held various executive positions at Applied Materials, Inc., a provider of manufacturing solutions for the semiconductor, flat panel display and solar industries. Mr. Newberry has served on the board of directors of Nanometrics Incorporated, a provider of process control metrology and inspection systems, since 2011. Mr. Newberry will serve through Nanometrics’ 2015 annual meeting of stockholders, where he will not stand for re-election. Mr. Newberry holds a B.S. from the United States Naval Academy and completed an executive education program at Harvard Business School.

Graham Smith

Mr. Graham V. Smith is an Independent Director of Splunk Inc., since October 2011. Since 2015, Mr. Smith has served as Executive Vice President at salesforce.com, inc., a provider of enterprise cloud computing software. He also served as salesforce.com’s Executive Vice President, Finance from 2014 to 2015, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2008 to 2014, and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Designate from 2007 to 2008. Prior to joining salesforce.com, Mr. Smith served as Chief Financial Officer at Advent Software Inc., a software company, from 2003 to 2007. Mr. Smith has served as a member of the board of directors of Xero, Inc., an online accounting software company, since 2015. Mr. Smith holds a B.Sc. from Bristol University in England and qualified as a chartered accountant in England and Wales.

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