People: Tucows Inc (TCX.PH)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Allen Karp

73 2012 Co-Chairman of the Board

Rawleigh Ralls

51 2012 Co-Chairman of the Board

Elliot Noss

51 2001 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Michael Cooperman

62 2000 Chief Financial Officer

David Woroch

51 2009 Executive Vice President - Sales and Support

Robin Chase

2014 Director

Erez Gissin

55 2001 Director

Joichi Ito

47 2008 Director

Jeffrey Schwartz

51 2005 Independent Director

Lawrence Chamberlain

Investor Relations Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Allen Karp

Mr. Allen Karp, QC, is Co-Chairman of the Board of Tucows Inc. He was with Cineplex Odeon Corporation in various positions since 1986, where he retired as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in 2002 and as Chairman Emeritus in 2005. From 1966 to 1986, he practiced law at the law firm of Goodman and Carr LLP, where he was named partner in 1970. Mr. Karp is a Director of Brookfield Real Estate Services Inc., the Chair of its corporate governance committee and sits on the audit committee. Mr. Karp is Chairman of the Board of Directors of IBI Group Inc., and is Chairman of the Nominating, Governance and Compensation Committee. Mr. Karp is a past director of the Toronto International Film Festival Group, where he served as Chairman of the Board from 1999 to 2007 and has served as Chairman of its Corporate Governance Committee since 2007. Mr. Karp has extensive executive leadership skills, long-standing senior management experience, a strong ethics and compliance focus and audit committee experience. These skills and qualifications, in addition to his current service on the boards of directors of other public companies, enable him to bring valuable perspectives to our Board, particularly with respect to corporate governance matters, and qualify him to be a director of Tucows.

Rawleigh Ralls

Mr. Rawleigh H. Ralls IV, is Co-Chairman of the Board of Tucows Inc. He is a founding partner of Lacuna, LLC, an investment management company focused on both public and private companies, which he formed in October 2006. Prior thereto, from 1999 to 2006, he was Chairman of Netidentity.com, an Internet email and web hosting company, where he led corporate strategy and development until the firm’s sale in 2006. Mr. Ralls currently serves on the Board of Directors of a number of companies, including Savoya, LLC, IntraOp Medical, Knowledge Factor, and Mocapay, Inc. Mr. Ralls has a wealth of industry experience, most notably the experience that he gained through his leadership of Netidentity.com. In addition, Mr. Ralls contributes a unique perspective to the Board’s discussions and considerations based on the two decades of investing and portfolio management experience. All of these attributes qualify Mr. Ralls to be a director of Tucows.

Elliot Noss

Mr. Elliot Noss is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Tucows Inc. From May 1999 until completion of the merger in August 2001, Mr. Noss served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Tucows Delaware. Before that, from April 1997 to May 1999, Mr. Noss served as Vice President of Corporate Services of Tucows Interactive Ltd., which was acquired by Tucows Delaware in May 1999.

Michael Cooperman

Mr. Michael Cooperman is Chief Financial Officer of Tucows Inc. He has more than 20 years of experience in the financial and general management fields, primarily as a senior financial executive in the technology industry. Prior to joining Tucows, Mr. Cooperman worked at Archer Enterprise Systems Inc., a provider of SalesForce Automation Software. He also served as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, President and member of the board at SoftQuad International Inc., a provider of content publishing tools for the Internet and corporate Intranets. Mr. Cooperman holds a Bachelor of Accounting Sciences Degree from the University of South Africa.

David Woroch

Mr. David Woroch is Executive Vice President - Sales and Support of Tucows Inc. He joined Tucows as Director of Sales in March 2000, and was promoted to Vice President of Sales in June 2001 responsible for all sales activities. He assumed responsibility for customer support in March 2004 and Domain Direct, the online retail department, in February 2005. In June 2005, he was given responsibility for the marketing department and became Vice President Sales and Marketing. In June 2009, David was named Executive Vice-President, Sales and Support. Mr. Woroch holds an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario.

Robin Chase

Ms. Robin Chase has been appointed as Director of Tucows Inc., with effect from 27 October 2014. Ms. Chase has been a pioneer of the peer, or sharing, economy. She founded Zipcar, now the largest car sharing company in the world. Zipcar's disruptive technology and delightful customer experience gave its members on-demand access to cars by the hour and by the day, providing an effective alternative to car ownership or conventional car rental services. She took that a step further, founding Buzzcar in France which does not even own its own cars, instead bringing together car owners and drivers in a robust car sharing marketplace. Now as founder and chairman of Veniam'Works she continues to innovate, this time with the connected car.

Erez Gissin

Mr. Erez Gissin is Director of Tucows Inc. He has served since 2010 as a managing partner in Helios Energy Investment, a Renewable Energy investment fund, and since 2005 as the Chief Executive Officer of BCID Ltd., an investment company focusing on infrastructure development projects in China. From July 2000 to March 2005, Mr. Gissin has served as the Chief Executive Officer of IP Planet Networks Ltd., an Israeli satellite communication operator providing Internet backbone connectivity and solutions to Internet Service Providers. From July 1995 to July 2000, Mr. Gissin was Vice President, Business Development of Eurocom Communications Ltd., a holding company that controls several telecommunications services, equipment and Internet companies in Israel.

Joichi Ito

Mr. Joichi Ito is Director of Tucows Inc. He is the director of the MIT Media Lab. He is also the Chairman of Creative Commons, where he has served on the board since April 2008 and is a co-founder of Digital Garage, where he has served on the board since September 2006. Since June 2012, Mr. Ito has been a member of the Board of Directors of the New York Times Corporation and in June 2013, he became a member of the Board of Directors of the Sony Corporation. From June 2002 until July 2008, Mr. Ito served on the board of Pia Corporation, a ticket and entertainment magazine company in Japan (Tokyo Stock Exchange 4337). Since May 2009 Mr. Ito has served on the board of CCC, a video rental franchise company in Japan (Tokyo Stock Exchange 4756). He served on the board of ICANN, a U.S. non-profit corporation, from December 2004 until December 2007. ICANN manages the domain name registration system that Tucows uses for its domain name business and ICANN receives fees from Tucows for domain name registrations. Mr. Ito is also on the board of directors of a number of non-profit organizations, including The Knight Foundation, the MacArthur Foundation and The Mozilla Foundation. He has created numerous Internet companies, including PSINet Japan, Digital Garage (Tokyo Stock Exchange 4819) and Infoseek Japan and was an early stage investor in Twitter, Six Apart, Flickr, SocialText, Dopplr, Last.fm, Rupture and Kongregate. He has served and continues to serve on various Japanese central as well as local government committees and boards, advising the government on IT, privacy and computer security related issues.

Jeffrey Schwartz

Mr. Jeffrey Schwartz is Independent Director of Tucows Inc. He has served as a director of Dorel Industries since 1987 and as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since 2003. Mr. Schwartz is a graduate of McGill University in Montreal and has a degree in the field of business administration.

Lawrence Chamberlain

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Allen Karp

--

Rawleigh Ralls

--

Elliot Noss

665,035

Michael Cooperman

478,728

David Woroch

433,520

Robin Chase

--

Erez Gissin

--

Joichi Ito

--

Jeffrey Schwartz

--

Lawrence Chamberlain

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As Of 30 Dec 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Allen Karp

0 0

Rawleigh Ralls

0 0

Elliot Noss

2,224,761 977,955

Michael Cooperman

920,225 389,068

David Woroch

152,915 51,492

Robin Chase

0 0

Erez Gissin

0 0

Joichi Ito

0 0

Jeffrey Schwartz

0 0

Lawrence Chamberlain

0 0
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