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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Lawrence Kramer

66 2016 Chairman of the Board, Interim President, Chief Executive Officer

Eric Lundberg

57 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer

James Cramer

60 2011 Director

Bowers Espy

64 2016 Director

Stephen Zacharias

61 2015 Director

Sarah Fay

53 2012 Independent Director

Erica Mannion

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Lawrence Kramer

Mr. Lawrence S. Kramer is re-designated as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Effective July 2016. He has served as the Company’s Non-Executive Chairman of the Board since December 2015 and will continue as Chairman of the Board. He first joined the Company’s Board in October 2015 and has over 40 years of experience in media and publishing. Mr. Kramer currently serves on the board of directors of MDC Partners Inc., a marketing and communications network, and Gannett Co., Inc., a media company, and previously served Gannett Co., Inc. as President and Publisher of USA TODAY from May 2012 to June 2015. Prior to joining Gannett, he was a media consultant and adjunct professor of Media Management at the Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University. From January 2008 to January 2010, Mr. Kramer was a Senior Advisor of Polaris Venture Partners. From March 2005 until March 2008, he served in a number of positions at CBS, including President of CBS Digital Media. Prior to joining CBS, he was Chairman, CEO and Founder of MarketWatch, Inc. until its sale to Dow Jones in January 2005. He was Founder, Executive Editor, and President of Data Sport Inc. from 1991-1994 and joined Data Broadcasting Corp. as Vice President in 1994 following its acquisition of Data Sport. Prior to founding Data Sport, he spent more than 20 years in journalism as a reporter and editor, including as Assistant Managing Editor and Metro Editor of the Washington Post and Editor of the San Francisco Examiner. While a journalist, he won several awards for reporting, including the National Press Club Award, and while an editor, his staffs won two Pulitzer Prizes. Mr. Kramer serves on the board of directors of Harvard Business Publishing and the board of trustees of Syracuse University. He was a founding board member and former Chairman of The Online Publishers Association and previously served on the public company boards of Discovery Communications, Inc. (2008-2012) and Answers Corp. (2005-2011).

Eric Lundberg

Mr. Eric F. Lundberg is Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer of the Company. Mr. Lundberg previously served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of ALM Media, LLC, an integrated media company focused on the legal and commercial real estate sectors, from January 2008 to January 2015. He was also a member of ALM Media’s board of directors. Mr. Lundberg joined ALM Media from Penton Media, Inc., where he served as Chief Financial Officer from November 2006 to January 2008. Prior to joining Penton Media, Mr. Lundberg held various financial positions within American Lawyer Media (predecessor to ALM Media, LLC), including Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer, from 1995-2006. Mr. Lundberg holds a B.S. in accounting from Lehigh University.

James Cramer

Mr. James J. Cramer is the Director of THESTREET, INC. Mr. Cramer is the founder of the Company and has served as a director since May 1998. Mr. Cramer currently hosts the “Mad Money” program and appears frequently on CNBC business news programs. Mr. Cramer served as co-host of the “Kudlow & Cramer” program on the CNBC television network from 2003 through December 2004. From June 1996 to December 1998, he served as co-Chairman of the Board and from October 2008 to January 2011, served as Chairman. He has been a columnist and contributor to the Company’s publications since its formation in 1996 and has been an employee of the Company since 2001, after retiring from Cramer, Berkowitz & Co., a hedge fund, at the end of 2000.

Bowers Espy

Mr. Bowers W. Espy is Director of the Company. Mr. Espy has over 25 years of experience in finance. After joining Merrill Lynch in 1983 as a vice president, mortgage finance officer and mortgage securities trader, he served in various roles until being named a Managing Director of Investment Banking and Head of the Financial Institutions Restructuring Group in 1989 and then Co-Head of the Depository Institutions Mergers and Acquisitions Department in 1993. After departing Merrill Lynch in 1995, among other ventures, Mr. Espy served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of LinkShare Corporation, a pioneering online affiliate marketing company, from 2000 to 2001, and later served on the Board of Directors of Accredited Home Lenders Holding Co., a mortgage company, from 2004 to 2007. Mr. Espy currently serves on the National Advisory Council of the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, a role he has enjoyed for over 13 years. Mr. Espy is also the sole trustee of the charitable grantor trust organized and funded by TheStreet’s founder, James J. Cramer, in connection with TheStreet’s Action Alerts PLUS product as a vehicle for subscribers to track the performance of Mr. Cramer’s Action Alerts PLUS stock recommendations. Mr. Espy is not involved in any investment decisions undertaken by the trust and receives no compensation for serving as trustee. Mr. Espy holds M.A. and B.S. degrees in Economics from the University of Florida.

Stephen Zacharias

Mr. Stephen R. Zacharias is Director of the Company. Mr. Zacharias has over 40 years of financial related experience in leadership positions among corporate public and private business. He is currently founder and managing partner of Transact Capital Partners, LLC, a financial advisory firm. Since 2006 Mr. Zacharias has served on the board of directors and audit committee chair of Invictus Financial Inc. formerly Stockgroup Media, Inc. From 1997 to 2003 Mr. Zacharias served as board director for Hoovers, Inc. During the 1990's he served as corporate treasurer of Media General, Inc. and as audit director of a Fortune 1000 company throughout the 1980's. Mr. Zacharias has also served on various private boards.

Sarah Fay

Ms. Sarah Ann Fay is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Fay has served as a director of the Company since May 2012 and has over 20 years of experience in the media services industry, with a track record of developing and implementing groundbreaking new models for advertising and media. Since May 2009, Ms. Fay has been an independent consultant providing executive advice to businesses in advertising and technology. From April 2008 to May 2009, Ms. Fay served as Chief Executive Officer of Aegis Media North America, a media and digital marketing communications company, where she was also responsible for launching and growing a significant part of that business during her eleven year tenure. Prior to this position, Ms. Fay served as President of Carat Fusion, Inc., where she managed the growth and integration strategy for the digital and one-to-one agency services that fall within Isobar U.S., Aegis’ global network of digital marketing services which Fay helped to launch and grow. During her tenure at Aegis, she converted what began as an interactive media shop to a full service digital marketing agency and led the charge to acquire and integrate five specialist digital marketing firms: Vizium, Lot 21, Freestyle Interactive, iProspect, and Molecular. Ms. Fay serves on the board of directors of several prominent independent digital marketing and advertising companies, such as [x+1], NeoMedia Technologies, Inc., inPowered, Inc., Celtra, Inc., Women’s Marketing, Inc. and SocialFlow.

Erica Mannion

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