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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Godfrey Sullivan

60 2011 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

David Conte

48 2011 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Steven Sommer

52 Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Leonard Stein

59 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Douglas Merritt

2014 Senior Vice President - Field Operations

Guido Schroeder

49 2012 Senior Vice President - Products

Mark Carges

52 2014 Director

Amy Chang

38 2015 Director

John Connors

55 2007 Independent Director

David Hornik

2004 Independent Director

Patricia Morrison

54 2013 Independent Director

Thomas Neustaetter

2010 Independent Director

Stephen Newberry

60 2013 Independent Director

Graham Smith

54 2011 Independent Director

Nick Sturiale

2004 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Godfrey Sullivan

Mr. Godfrey R. Sullivan is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Splunk Inc. He has served as the company President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the company board of directors since September 2008, and as the company Chairman since December 2011. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Sullivan was with Hyperion Solutions Corporation, a performance management software company acquired by Oracle Corporation, from October 2001 to April 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 July 2004 until April 2007. Mr. Sullivan has served as a member of the board of directors of Citrix Systems, Inc., an enterprise software company, since February 2005 and Informatica Corporation, a data integration software provider, since January 2008. Mr. Sullivan holds a B.B.A. from Baylor University.

David Conte

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

Steven Sommer

Mr. Steven R. Sommer is a Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer of Splunk Inc., 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. He served as the company Senior Vice President and General Counsel since April 2011. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Stein served in various executive positions including President and Chief Legal Officer at Jackson Family Enterprises, Inc., a luxury wine maker, from May 2004 to August 2010. Mr. Stein served as Chief Legal Officer and Chief Compliance Officer at Overture Services, Inc., an internet commercial search services company, from April 2003 until it was acquired by Yahoo! Inc., in October 2003. Mr. Stein holds a B.A. in economics from Yale College, an M.A. in economics from Yale University Graduate School and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.

Douglas Merritt

`Mr. Douglas Merritt is Senior Vice President - Field Operations of the company. Merritt was most recently senior vice president, product and solutions marketing at Cisco Systems, Inc. Previously, he was CEO of Baynote, a provider of a next generation ecommerce personalization platform. During his six years at SAP, Merritt rose to the position of executive vice president, global on demand applications, with responsibility for sales, consulting, business development and marketing functions globally for all SAP OnDemand and cloud-based applications.

Guido Schroeder

Dr. Guido Schroeder is Senior Vice President - Products of Splunk Inc., since April 2012. Prior to joining company, Dr. Schroeder was with SAP Labs, an enterprise application software company, where he served as Senior Vice President Development, Technology Innovation Platform BI from 2008 to 2012, as Vice President Development, SAP NetWeaver BI Client Suite from 2007 to 2008, as Vice President Development Suite Optimization Analytics from 2006 to 2007, as Vice President Development, SAP NetWeaver Imagineering from 2004 to 2006 and as Director Development, BI Advanced Technologies from 2000 to 2004. Mr. Schroeder holds a M.Sc and a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Kiel (Germany).

Mark Carges

Mark T. Carges has been appointed as Director of Splunk Inc., effective as of September 9, 2014. Mr. Carges currently serves on the boards of directors of Rally Software and Magnet Systems. He previously served as eBay Inc.’s Chief Technology Officer from September 2009 to September 2014. Mr. Carges was a member of the eBay Inc. leadership team since September 2008, overseeing eBay Inc.’s platform strategy, as well as having overall responsibility for technology, software development and site operations for eBay.com. Prior to joining eBay Inc., Mr. Carges was Executive Vice President, Products and General Manager, for the Business Interaction Division at BEA Systems, a provider of enterprise application infrastructure software which was acquired by Oracle in April 2008. During more than a decade at BEA, Mr. Carges held a variety of senior technology leadership roles, including Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Carges began his career at Bell Labs as one of the original architects of Tuxedo, software for constructing highly scalable transaction processing applications.

Amy Chang

Ms. Amy L. Chang is an Director of the Company. Since 2013, Ms. Chang, age 38, has been CEO and Founder of Accompani, Inc., a relationship intelligence platform. 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 Inc., 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. Ms. Chang was selected to serve on the Board because Ms. Chang possesses specific attributes that qualify her to serve as a director, including her expertise and experience in the software industry and professional experience serving in leadership positions at various technology companies.

John Connors

Mr. John G. Connors is an Independent Director of Splunk Inc., since August 2007. Since May 2005, Mr. Connors has been a 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 January 1989 to January 2005, including most recently as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from December 1999 to January 2005. Mr. Connors has served as a member of the board of directors of NIKE, Inc. since April 2005. Mr. Connors holds a B.A. in Accounting from the University of Montana.

David Hornik

Mr. David M. Hornik is an Independent Director of Splunk Inc., since August 2004. Since June 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 A.B. degrees in Computer Music and Political Science from Stanford University, an M.Phil in Criminology 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 of 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, 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 January 1996 to February 1999. Mr. Neustaetter holds a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of California, Berkeley and an M.B.A. and M.S. in Information Science from the University of California, Los Angeles.

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 June 2005 and has served as the Chairman of the board since November 2012. He served as Lam Research’s Chief Executive Officer from June 2005 to December 2011, President from July 1998 to November 2010, and Chief Operating Officer from 1997 to 2005. Mr. Newberry joined Lam Research in August 1997 as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Lam Research, Mr. Newberry held various executive positions at Applied Materials, Inc., a provider of manufacturing equipment, services and software to the global semiconductor, flat panel display and solar industries, during his 17-year tenure there. Mr. Newberry also serves on the boards of directors of Nanometrics Incorporated, a provider of process control metrology and inspection systems. Mr. Newberry has also been named to the Compensation Committee of the Board, effective as of January 1, 2013.

Graham Smith

Mr. Graham V. Smith is an Independent Director of Splunk Inc., since October 2011. Since March 2008, Mr. Smith has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at salesforce.com, inc., a provider of enterprise cloud computing software. He also served as salesforce.com's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Designate from December 2007 to March 2008. Prior to joining salesforce.com, Mr. Smith served as Chief Financial Officer at Advent Software Inc., a software company, from January 2003 to December 2007. Mr. Smith holds a B.Sc. in Economics and Politics from Bristol University in England.

Nick Sturiale

Mr. Nicholas G. Sturiale is an Independent Director of Splunk Inc., since August 2004. Since March 2009, Mr. Sturiale has served as a general partner at Jafco Ventures, a venture capital firm. Prior to joining Jafco Ventures, Mr. Sturiale served as a managing director at The Carlyle Group, a global alternative asset management firm, from January 2008 to December 2008. From June 2000 to January 2008, Mr. Sturiale served as a General Partner at Sevin Rosen Funds, a venture capital firm. Mr. Sturiale remains a Partner with Sevin Rosen Funds and an officer and director of Sevin Rosen Bayless Management Company, an affiliate of Sevin Rosen Funds. Mr. Sturiale holds a B.S. in Economics from California State University, Chico and an M.B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.

Basic Compensation

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Godfrey Sullivan

520,000 27,266,700

David Conte

364,167 17,678,700

Steven Sommer

131,119 6,007,690

Leonard Stein

61,472 1,605,030

Douglas Merritt

0 0

Guido Schroeder

272,000 9,539,460

Mark Carges

0 0

Amy Chang

0 0

John Connors

0 0

David Hornik

0 0

Patricia Morrison

0 0

Thomas Neustaetter

0 0

Stephen Newberry

0 0

Graham Smith

0 0

Nick Sturiale

0 0
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