People: SolarWinds Inc (SWI.N)

SWI.N on New York Stock Exchange

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29 Jul 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Douglas Hibberd

49 2014 Executive Vice President, President of Business Operations

Kevin Thompson

48 2010 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Jason Ream

42 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance

J. Barton Kalsu

46 2013 Executive Vice President - Finance, Chief Accounting Officer

John Rizzo

2013 Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing and Chief Customer Officer

Paul Strelzick

50 2011 Executive Vice President - Worldwide Sales

Suaad Sait

2013 Executive Vice President - Products & Markets

Steven Cakebread

62 2008 Lead Independent Director

Paul Cormier

2014 Director

J. Benjamin Nye

48 2005 Independent Director

Ellen Siminoff

46 2008 Independent Director

Roger Sippl

59 2010 Independent Director

Lloyd Waterhouse

62 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Douglas Hibberd

Mr. Douglas G. Hibberd is Executive Vice President, President of Business Operations of SolarWinds, Inc., since February 2014. Prior to such time, Mr. Hibberd served as Executive Vice President for Strategic Operations from January 2013 to July 2013, Executive Vice President, Engineering, and General Manager APAC from November 2011 to January 2013, Senior Vice President, Engineering, and General Manager, APAC from January 2011 to November 2011, Senior Vice President, Engineering from January 2009 to January 2011, and Vice President, Product Development from August 2006 until January 2009. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Hibberd was Vice President, Engineering, at RealVue Simulation Technologies, Inc., a provider of custom simulation software to the commercial, industrial and manufacturing sectors, from September 2004 until May 2006. Mr. Hibberd was Vice President, Engineering at ForwardVue Technologies Inc., a provider of supply chain risk management software and services, from November 2001 until September 2004. He holds a degree as a technician in mechanical engineering from Sydney Technical College and has received a fundamentals of engineering certification from the National Council of Examiners for Engineering.

Kevin Thompson

Mr. Kevin B. Thompson is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of SolarWinds, Inc. He has served as our President since January 2009 and our Chief Executive Officer since March 2010. He previously served as our Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer from July 2006 to March 2010 and our Chief Operating Officer from July 2007 to March 2010. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Thompson was Chief Financial Officer of Surgient, Inc., a software company, from November 2005 until March 2006 and was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at SAS Institute, a privately-held business intelligence software company, from August 2004 until November 2005. From October 2000 until August 2004, Mr. Thompson served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Red Hat, Inc., a publicly-traded enterprise software company. Mr. Thompson holds a B.B.A. from the University of Oklahoma. He also serves on the board of directors of NetSuite, Inc. (NYSE: N) and Barracuda Networks, Inc. (NYSE: CUDA).

Jason Ream

Mr. Jason Ream has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance of SolarWinds, Inc., effective October 1, 2013. He previously served as Vice President of Growth Strategy from October 2012 until October 2013 and Vice President, Business Development and Investor Relations from August 2009 until October 2012. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Ream worked for J.P. Morgan as an Executive Director in investment banking from July 2006 to January 2009. From July 1999 to July 2006, he held various roles in investment banking at UBS, Piper Jaffray, and Credit Suisse First Boston. Mr. Ream holds an A.B. in Mathematics from Amherst College.

J. Barton Kalsu

Mr. J. Barton Kalsu has been appointed as Executive Vice President - Finance, Chief Accounting Officer of SolarWinds, Inc., effective October 1, 2013. Mr. Kalsu joined the Company in August 2007 as Chief Accountant and Vice President, Finance, and has been responsible for managing the Company’s financial operations for the past six years. He was promoted to Senior Vice President, Finance in 2011. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Kalsu worked for JPMorgan Chase Bank as Vice President, Commercial Banking, from June 2005 until August 2007. From April 2002 until June 2005, Mr. Kalsu worked for Red Hat, Inc. as Senior Director of Finance. Prior to 2002, Mr. Kalsu worked in public accounting for Arthur Andersen LLP. Mr. Kalsu holds a B.S. in Accounting from Oklahoma State University.

John Rizzo

Mr. John F. Rizzo is Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing and Chief Customer Officer of SolarWinds Inc., effective November 4, 2013. Rizzo brings more than 25 years of marketing and technology leadership experience to SolarWinds, during which time he's been involved in creating and growing new markets. Most recently, he was Chief Marketing Officer of Jive Software, a SaaS-based Social Business software provider selling to enterprises and helping to improve communication and collaboration between employees, customers and partners. Prior to Jive, Rizzo served as President and CEO of Zeebo, which produced a 3G videogame and wireless digital content delivery system for emerging markets including Brazil, China, India, and Mexico. He was also the President and CEO of Informative, one of the first SaaS providers developing solutions aimed at marketers. Previously in his career, he was the CMO at the world's first fabless chip company, which was his first IPO. He was the first product marketer at Intel for Flash memory and the first product marketer for the first Macintosh at Apple Computer. Rizzo holds a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.

Paul Strelzick

Mr. Paul Strelzick is Executive Vice President - Worldwide Sales of SolarWinds, Inc., since November 2011. Prior to such time, Mr. Strelzick served as the Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales from January 2009 to November 2011, the Vice President, Worldwide Sales from January 2008 until January 2009 and as the Vice President, North American Sales from July 2007 until January 2008. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Strelzick served as Vice President, Sales, for various technology companies, including Uplogix, Inc., a provider of remote network management solutions, from March 2006 until April 2007, MessageOne, Inc., a provider of managed services for email archiving, management and business continuity, from September 2004 until February 2006, Permeo Technologies, Inc., a network security software company, from October 2003 until June 2004 and NetIQ Corporation, a provider of systems and security management solutions, from July 1999 to October 2003. He holds a B.A. in History from the State University of New York (Albany).

Suaad Sait

Mr. Suaad H. Sait is Executive Vice President - Products & Markets of SolarWinds Inc. Suaad Sait brings more than 20 years of leadership experience in the technology industry to SolarWinds. Most recently, Sait served as the Chief Marketing Officer at Rackspace, the open cloud company. Prior to Rackspace, he was founder and Chief Executive Officer of ReachForce, a venture-backed b2b marketing-data services startup, where he continues to serve as chairman of the board. Sait was vice president and general manger of products and marketing at Pervasive Software, Inc., as Chief Marketing Officer for Liaison Technology, (acquired by Forest Express), as founding vice president of marketing at Ventix Systems Inc. (acquired by Motive), and as head of Internet product marketing for Dazel Corp. (acquired by Hewlett Packard). Mr. Sait earned a Masters of Science from The William E. Simon Graduate School of Business at the University of Rochester and a B.S. in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Steven Cakebread

Mr. Steven M. Cakebread is Lead Independent Director of SolarWinds, Inc. He serves as as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer of D-Wave Systems, Inc., a commercial quantum computing company, effective April 1, 2013. From March 2010 to December 2012, he served as the Chief Financial Officer of Pandora Media, Inc. (NYSE: P), a publicly-traded Internet radio company. From February 2009 to August 2009, he served as the Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer at Xactly Corporation, a provider of on-demand sales performance management software, where he was responsible for financial operations, legal, information technology, facilities and human resources. From February 2008 to January 2009, Mr. Cakebread served as the President and Chief Strategy Officer of salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM), a publicly-traded software company that provides customer relationship management services, and as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of salesforce.com from May 2002 to February 2008. In his various positions at salesforce.com, Mr. Cakebread was responsible for managing the company’s global financial staff and initiatives and evaluating its software service deliverability. From April 1997 to April 2002, Mr. Cakebread served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Autodesk, a software company. From April 1992 to April 1997, he was Vice President of Finance for Silicon Graphics World Trade, a subsidiary of a company that developed high-performance computing and data management hardware and software. Mr. Cakebread received a B.S. from the University of California at Berkeley and an M.B.A. from Indiana University. Mr. Cakebread also serves on the board of directors of ServiceSource (NASDAQ: SREV), Financialforce.com and Exponential Interactive.

Paul Cormier

J. Benjamin Nye

Mr. J. Benjamin H. Nye is Independent Director of SolarWinds, Inc. He is a Managing Director and leads the technology and infrastructure investing efforts for Bain Capital Venture Partners, LLC, which he joined in October 2004. Mr. Nye has also served as the Chief Executive Officer of VMTurbo, Inc., a software company that provides virtualization management solutions for control cloud and virtualized environments since September 2013. From June 2003 until October 2004, Mr. Nye was a Senior Vice President at VERITAS Software Corporation, a software company. Mr. Nye served as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Precise Software Solutions, Ltd., an application performance management company, where Mr. Nye joined in January 2000 and helped the Company through its initial public offering and growth from $10 million to $100 million in revenue prior to its acquisition by VERITAS Software Corporation for $640 million in June 2003. He also serves on the boards of directors of several private companies, including AppNeta, AppAssure, Rapid7 and VMTurbo. Mr. Nye has been awarded the “Exceptional Service Award” for his tenure as a political appointee in the U.S. Department of the Treasury working for Lloyd Bentsen and Robert Rubin. He also served as a consultant in the strategy group at Mercer Management Consulting. Mr. Nye received a B.A. from Harvard College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Ellen Siminoff

Ms. Ellen F. Siminoff is Independent Director of SolarWinds Inc. She has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Shmoop University, an educational website, since March 2008. From March 2004 to March 2008, Ms. Siminoff served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Efficient Frontier, Inc., a pioneer of dynamic search engine marketing management services. From 1996 to 2002, Ms. Siminoff served in various capacities at Yahoo!, including as Vice President of Business Development and Planning, Senior Vice President of Entertainment and Small Business and Senior Vice President of Corporate Development. She received an A.B. from Princeton University in Economics and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. She also serves on the board of directors of Zynga, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZNGA), U.S. Auto Parts Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRTS), Journal Communications, Inc. (NYSE: JRN) and various private companies

Roger Sippl

Mr. Roger J. Sippl is Independent Director of SolarWinds, Inc. He was the founder, CTO and Executive Chairman of Elastic Intelligence, Inc., a cloud computing company and developer of Connection Cloud, which was founded in 2009 and acquired by Intuit Inc. in 2013. Mr. Sippl is now a Cloud Architect at Intuit Inc. and has been a Managing Member and Partner of Sippl Investments, LLC, a venture capital firm, since 1998. In 2002, Mr. Sippl founded Above All Software, Inc., a business integration software company, and served as its Chief Executive Officer until April 2005 and as its Chairman of the Board from April 2005 until March 2007. Mr. Sippl served as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Visigenic Software, Inc., a software development tools provider that he founded, from 1993 until it was acquired by Borland International, Inc. in 1998. He co-founded The Vantive Corporation, a global enterprise software company specializing in customer relationship management software that was acquired by PeopleSoft, Inc. in 2000. From 1980 to 1989, Mr. Sippl served as Chief Executive Officer of Informix Corporation, a database company that he founded, and from 1989 to 1993, as its Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Sippl was also a director of Interwoven from April 2007 until it was acquired by Autonomy Corporation plc in March 2009. Mr. Sippl holds a B.S. in computer science from the University of California at Berkeley.

Lloyd Waterhouse

Mr. Lloyd G. Waterhouse is Independent Director of SolarWinds, Inc. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of McGraw-Hill Education, and has previously served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Harcourt Education, a global education company, from September 2006 until January 2008 and served as an independent director and consultant from August 2004 to September 2006. From April 2001 to July 2004, he served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Reynolds and Reynolds Co., a provider of integrated solutions to automotive retailers. During the past five years, he was also a director of ITT Educational Services, Inc., Ascend Learning, LLC, Digimarc Corporation, i2 Technologies, Inc. and Atlantic Mutual Insurance Companies. Mr. Waterhouse was named a National Association of Corporate Directors Fellow in 2012.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Douglas Hibberd

1,987,460

Kevin Thompson

6,291,880

Jason Ream

3,405,910

J. Barton Kalsu

3,316,170

John Rizzo

--

Paul Strelzick

2,449,700

Suaad Sait

--

Steven Cakebread

--

Paul Cormier

--

J. Benjamin Nye

--

Ellen Siminoff

--

Roger Sippl

--

Lloyd Waterhouse

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Douglas Hibberd

91,394 2,652,470

Kevin Thompson

298,909 12,897,700

Jason Ream

61,081 1,809,950

J. Barton Kalsu

5,000 281,938

John Rizzo

0 0

Paul Strelzick

95,739 3,745,830

Suaad Sait

0 0

Steven Cakebread

0 0

Paul Cormier

0 0

J. Benjamin Nye

0 0

Ellen Siminoff

0 0

Roger Sippl

0 0

Lloyd Waterhouse

0 0
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