People: United Online Inc (UNTD.O)

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19 Dec 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Howard Phanstiel

65 2013 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Francis Lobo

38 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director; Interim President of Classmates, Inc.

Edward Zinser

56 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Robert Apatoff

55 2008 President of FTD Group Inc

Robert Taragan

57 2008 President - Communications Segment

Gail Shulman

52 2014 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Robert Berglass

76 2006 Lead Independent Director

Andrew Miller

53 2014 Director

James Armstrong

48 2001 Independent Director

Kenneth Coleman

61 2001 Independent Director

Dennis Holt

77 2001 Independent Director

Carol Scott

64 2003 Independent Director

Dave Bigelow

Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Howard Phanstiel

Mr. Howard G. Phanstiel serves as Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of United Online Inc. He also served as a member of the board of directors of Classmates Media Corporation ("CMC"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the company, from September 2007 to January 2010. He has been a managing member of Phanstiel Enterprises LLC, a private consulting firm, since April 2007, and a partner of HG Phanstiel LP, a private consulting firm, since April 2009. From January 2006 to April 2007, Mr. Phanstiel was an Executive Vice President of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated. From October 2000 to December 2005, Mr. Phanstiel was the Chief Executive Officer of PacifiCare Health Systems, Inc. and from 2002 to 2004 he was also its Chairman. He serves as Vice Chairman of the Syracuse University Board of Trustees. Mr. Phanstiel earned a B.A. in Political Science from Syracuse University and a Masters in Public Administration from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs of Syracuse University.

Francis Lobo

Mr. Francis Lobo has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director; Interim President of Classmates, Inc. of United Online Inc. Mr. Lobo served in various executive roles at AOL over the past nine years, and most recently was the President of AOL Services, which included the management of multiple AOL properties, including AOL.com, AOL Mail, AOL Search, AIM and MapQuest. Mr. Lobo was a member of the Global Operating Committee. Prior to joining AOL, Mr. Lobo founded VishwaGram Info Marketing Services Pvt. Ltd., a vendor of telecom products and services in India. Previous to VishwaGram, he worked at Frank Lynn & Associates, a business-to-business market strategy consulting firm in Chicago, Illinois, as a consultant. Mr. Lobo received his Bachelors of Commerce from St. Joseph’s College at Bangalore University in India and his MBA from Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois.

Edward Zinser

Mr. Edward K. Zinser has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company, effective May 19, 2014. Mr. Zinser was Chief Financial Officer of Boingo Wireless, a WiFi software and services provider, from January 2008 to November 2012. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of THQ Inc., a developer and publisher of video game software, from April 2004 to November 2007. He has also served in chief financial officer positions with Vivendi Universal Games, Inc., a global publisher of entertainment and education software, and Internet Shopping Network LLC, a subsidiary of IAC/InterActiveCorp, a media and entertainment conglomerate, and in senior financial positions with The Walt Disney Company. He is a member of the board of directors and chairman of the audit committee of Universal Electronics Inc. Mr. Zinser received a B.S. in Management from Fairfield University and an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.

Robert Apatoff

Mr. Robert S. Apatoff serves as President of FTD Group Inc., a subsidiary of United Online Inc., since November 2008. He also served as a member of the board of directors of FTD Group, Inc. from November 2004 through August 2008. From May to October 2008, Mr. Apatoff served as Managing Director with Patriarch Partners, LLC, a private equity investment firm, where he was responsible for the management and development of Patriarch's consumer goods companies. From August 2003 to May 2008, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Rand McNally & Company. Prior to that, Mr. Apatoff served as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at The Allstate Corporation and held senior management and marketing roles at Aetna, Inc., L.A. Gear, Inc., Reebok International, Ltd., and Anheuser Busch, Inc. Mr. Apatoff earned a B.A. in Business and Communications from DePauw University.

Robert Taragan

Mr. Robert J. Taragan serves as President - Communications Segment of United Online Inc., since December 2008. He has served as Interim President of MyPoints.com, Inc. from March 2013 until April 2014. Prior to that, he served as our Executive Vice President, Operations and General Manager of our CyberTarget division since the Merger. Prior to that, he served as NetZero's Senior Vice President and General Manager of NetZero's CyberTarget division from March 2000 until the Merger. Prior to joining NetZero, Mr. Taragan held various management positions with Nielsen Media Research for 21 years. His positions included Executive Vice President of Marketing and General Manager of Local Services. Mr. Taragan received his B.A. in Economics from Colgate University.

Gail Shulman

Ms. Gail Shulman is the Executive Vice President, General Counsel of United Online, Inc. Prior to that, she was most recently General Counsel for MIPS Technologies, Inc., and served in a variety of roles in the legal department from November 1999 to February 2013. Before joining MIPS Technologies, Ms. Shulman established the legal department of Axil Computer, a subsidiary of Hyundai Electronics. Prior to that, she worked for Thelen, Reid, Brown, Raysman & Steiner for more than seven years, where she specialized in corporate matters, licensing and mergers and acquisitions. She serves on the advisory board for Blaze Mobile. Ms. Shulman received her J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, and her B.A. from the University of California, San Diego.

Robert Berglass

Mr. Robert Berglass serves as Lead Independent Director of United Online Inc. He has served as one of our directors since the Merger, and was a member of the board of directors of CMC from September 2007 to January 2010. Mr. Berglass was a director of NetZero from November 2000 until the Merger. Mr. Berglass was our Lead Independent Director from February 2006 to November 2013. Since February 2002, Mr. Berglass has been the Chairman of DAVEXLABS LLC, an independent hair care company dedicated to salon professionals. From 1998 until April 2001, Mr. Berglass was the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Schwarzkopf & DEP, Inc. (formerly DEP Corporation), a division of Henkel KGAA. Mr. Berglass had held those positions following Henkel KGAA's acquisition of DEP Corporation in 1998. From 1969 to 1998, Mr. Berglass was the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of DEP Corporation. Before joining DEP Corporation, Mr. Berglass held various positions at Faberge, Inc., including Corporate Executive Vice President. Mr. Berglass serves on the board of directors of FTD Companies, Inc.

Andrew Miller

Mr. Andrew D. Miller, CPA, is Director of the Company. Mr. Miller joined Cepheid in April 2008 as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and was promoted to his current position in January, 2012. Prior to Cepheid, Mr. Miller was Vice President of Finance and Chief Accounting Officer for Autodesk, an enterprise software company. Prior to that, he held senior level finance positions at MarketFirst Software, Inc., Cadence Design Systems, Adaptive Broadband Corporation and Silicon Graphics, Inc.

James Armstrong

Mr. James T. Armstrong serves as an Independent Director of United Online Inc. He has served as one of our directors since the Merger and was a director of NetZero from 1998 until the Merger. Mr. Armstrong has been a Managing Director with Clearstone Venture Partners (formerly idealab! Capital Partners), an incubator and financier of early stage startup companies, since August 1998. From May 1995 to August 1998, Mr. Armstrong was an associate with Austin Ventures. From September 1989 to March 1992, Mr. Armstrong was a senior auditor with Ernst & Young. Mr. Armstrong serves on the board of directors of FTD Companies, Inc. and several private companies. Mr. Armstrong received his B.A. in Economics from the University of California at Los Angeles and his M.B.A. from the University of Texas.

Kenneth Coleman

Mr. Kenneth L. Coleman, Jr., serves as an Independent Director of United Online Inc., since September 2001. He was a member of the board of directors of CMC from September 2007 to January 2010. From November 2010 to February 2013, Mr. Coleman was the Chairman of MIPS Technologies, Inc., a developer of semiconductor products. Commencing January 2013, Mr. Coleman has been Chairman of Saama Technologies, a private company providing IT services. In 2002, Mr. Coleman founded ITM Software and served as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer until 2006. In 2001, Mr. Coleman founded Coleman Consulting and consulted on various strategic matters for several companies through 2002. From 1987 through 2001, he held various positions, including Executive Vice President of Global Sales, Service and Marketing, with Silicon Graphics, Inc. Mr. Coleman serves on the board of directors of Saama Technologies, City National Bank, and Accelrys. Mr. Coleman received his B.S. and M.B.A. from Ohio State University.

Dennis Holt

Mr. Dennis F. Holt serves as an Independent Director of United Online Inc. He served as one of our directors since the Merger and was a director of NetZero from January 2001 until the Merger. Mr. Holt founded US International Media LLC, a media services agency, and has been its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since March 2004. Mr. Holt also serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Patriot Communications LLC, a telecommunications service bureau, which he created in 1990 as a subsidiary of Western International Media. Mr. Holt founded Western International Media, a media buying service, in 1970 and was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 1970 through January 2002. Mr. Holt serves on the board of directors of FTD Companies, Inc. and several private and philanthropic companies. Mr. Holt received his B.A. in Administration from the University of Southern California.

Carol Scott

Dr. Carol A. Scott Ph.D., serves as an Independent Director of United Online Inc., since April 29, 2003. She was a member of the board of directors of CMC from September 2007 to January 2010. Dr. Scott has been a Professor Emeritus at UCLA since July 2011. Prior to that, she was a professor of marketing at the UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management, where she served as the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and as the Chairman of the faculty from 1986 through 1994, as well as the faculty director of the school's Executive Program since 2005. She was a visiting professor at the Harvard Business School in 1985 and at the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 2009, and was on the faculty at Ohio State University for three years prior to joining UCLA in 1977. Dr. Scott's research on customer decision-making and marketing strategy has been published in major academic journals, and she has served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Marketing, the Journal of Marketing Research and the Journal of Consumer Research. She received her B.S. (business and history) from the University of Texas at Austin, and her M.S. (management) and Ph.D. (marketing) from Northwestern University. In 2007,

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