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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Liu

48 2014 Chairman of the Board

Michael Steib

37 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Gillian Munson

43 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer

Jeremy Lechtzin

40 2011 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Jennifer Garrett

2014 Executive Vice President - National Enterprise Sales

Kristin Savilia

44 2011 Executive Vice President - Local Enterprise

Nic Di Iorio

54 2010 Chief Technology Officer

Rob Fassino

46 2012 Chief Product Officer

Carley Roney

45 2008 Chief Content Officer

Charles Baker

47 2005 Independent Director

Ira Carlin

66 2006 Independent Director

Barbara Messing

2014 Independent Director

Peter Sachse

49 2010 Independent Director

Elizabeth Schimel

54 2012 Independent Director

Michael Zeisser

49 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

David Liu

Mr. David Liu is Chairman of the Board of XO Group Inc. He is a Co-founder of XO Group and has served as the company Chief Executive Officer and the Chairman of the Board since the company inception in May 1996. Mr. Liu has also served as the company President since October 2008, and served as President from May 1996 to October 2007. From January 1993 to May 1996, Mr. Liu served as Director of Production of RunTime Inc., a CD-ROM development firm that he co-founded with Carley Roney, the company Chief Content Officer. Before January 1993, Mr. Liu was the Director of Production at VideOvation, a subsidiary of Reader’s Digest. Mr. Liu received a B.F.A. in Film and Television from New York University.

Michael Steib

Mr. Michael Steib is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of XO Group Inc. Mr. Steib joined XO Group in July 2013 as President. Prior to joining XO Group, Mr. Steib served as Chief Executive Officer at Vente-Privee USA beginning in 2011. Prior to that position, Mr. Steib served at Google, Inc. as Director, Google TV Ads from January 2007 to September 2009, and Managing Director, Emerging Platforms, from September 2009 to July 2011. From 2001 through 2006, Mr. Steib held positions at NBC Universal/General Electric, where he served as General Manager, Strategic Ventures, and later as Vice President, Business Development. In addition, he previously worked on the development of new media businesses for Walker Digital, LLC, and as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company. Mr. Steib received a B.A. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.

Gillian Munson

Ms. Gillian Munson serves as Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer Officer of XO Group Inc, effective November 25, 2013. she was Managing Director and helped lead the firm’s principal investing and outreach activities with early stage technology-oriented companies. Ms. Munson was also a Vice President, Business Development at Symbol Technologies from March 2003 through July 2007. Prior to joining Symbol Technologies, she was an Executive Director and Senior Equity Analyst at Morgan Stanley, where she covered the mobile, storage and personal computing sectors. Ms. Munson began her career as a Research Associate at Hambrecht & Quist. Ms. Munson received a B.A. in Political Science and Economics from The Colorado College.

Jeremy Lechtzin

Mr. Jeremy Lechtzin is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of XO Group Inc. Before that, he was in private practice representing XO Group and other public and private technology clients on securities, mergers, venture capital, intellectual property and general corporate matters with the law firms of Proskauer Rose LLP from February 2003 through May 2007 and Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison LLP from September 1999 through February 2003. Mr. Lechtzin received a B.A. in History from the University of Michigan and earned a J.D. from New York University School of Law.

Jennifer Garrett

Ms. Jennifer Garrett serves as the Executive Vice President - National Enterprise Sales of XO Group Inc . Ms. Garrett joined XO Group from Viacom Inc., where she spent twelve years in senior sales roles at Nickelodeon and MTV Networks International. Most recently, she was Vice President of Sales and Marketing at the Nickelodeon Group of Viacom Media Networks, where she led a convergent team responsible for driving a substantial amount of TV and online advertising revenue. At Nickelodeon, she developed distinctive multi-platform marketing solutions across on-air, online, mobile, recreation, and consumer products to drive business. Previously, she was instrumental in building the global advertising business for MTV Networks International, where she contributed a significant portion of the group's revenue by delivering TV and digital media dollars to MTV, Nickelodeon International and Neopets. Earlier in her career, Ms. Garrett was a lawyer at the firm now known as Mayer, Brown, Rowe and Maw. She received a Bachelor's degree in International Relations from Barnard College, Columbia University and a Juris Doctor degree from New York University School of Law. She lives in New York City with her husband and two children.

Kristin Savilia

Ms. Kristin Savilia is Executive Vice President - Local Enterprise of XO Group Inc. She joined XO Group in July 2005. From September 1999 to June 2005, Ms. Savilia was Executive Director of Bridal and Gift Registry at Linens’n Things, Inc. Prior to that, she was a Regional Bridal Director and a buyer for Macy’s beginning in 1991. Ms. Savilia received a B.A. in History from Dartmouth College.

Nic Di Iorio

Mr. Nic Di Iorio is Chief Technology Officer of XO Group Inc. Before that, he was co-Founder and CEO of City 24/7 LLC from October 2006 to January 2008. Before that, he was Chief Technology Officer of the Interpublic Group of Companies (IPG), from October 2003 to June 2006. Before that, Mr. Di Iorio held the dual role of Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer of the McCann WorldGroup (a wholly-owned subsidiary of IPG) and Chief Executive Officer of Marketing Communications Technologies Inc. (a wholly-owned subsidiary of the McCann WorldGroup), from April 1995 to September 2003. Before joining McCann, Mr. Di Iorio spent four years at Young & Rubicam as Vice President, Information Technology. He also spent ten years in Research and Development organizations at GTE and AT&T Bell Laboratories working on new technologies in the area of distributed systems, data networking, security and telecommunications. He received a B.S. from City College of New York and earned an M.S. from NYU’s Polytechnic School of Engineering.

Rob Fassino

Mr. Rob Fassino serves as Chief Product Officer of XO Group Inc., since June 2012. Before that, he was a systems and operations consultant to the iCC division of Group Commerce from May 2012 to June 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Fassino was Vice President/General Manager of Interactive at United Media from April 2007 to January 2011. Mr. Fassino is a co-founder of XO Group, where he served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing from 1996 to 1998 and in 2005, and as Vice President of Business Integration from 1999 to 2004. Before co-founding XO Group in 1996, Mr. Fassino was a Broadcast Producer, Information Architect, and Co-Founder/Director of the Interactive Division at the Margeotes Fertitta + Partners advertising agency. Mr. Fassino received a B.F.A. in Film from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.

Carley Roney

Ms. Carley Roney is Chief Content Officer of XO Group Inc. She is a co-founder of XO Group. She has served as Founding Editor since inception in May 1996 and became Chief Content Officer in August 2008. From January 1994 to May 1996, she served as President at RunTime Inc., a CD-ROM development firm that she co-founded with David Liu, Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Roney received an M.A. in Cultural Studies and earned a B.F.A. in Film and Television from New York University.

Charles Baker

Mr. Charles C. Baker is an Independent Director of XO Group Inc., since November 8, 2005. Since September 2010, Mr. Baker has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of ZipRealty, Inc. Since 2011, Mr. Baker has served as a director of HomeAway, Inc., an online vacation rental company. Between December 2008 and September 2010, Mr. Baker served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of ZipRealty. Between June 2007 and December 2008, Mr. Baker was an independent investor. Mr. Baker was the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Monster Worldwide, Inc. from March 2005 through June 2007. From 1993 to 2005, Mr. Baker held various positions at Salomon Brothers (subsequently Smith Barney) and was a Managing Director in the Equity Research Department just before joining Monster Worldwide, Inc. Mr. Baker holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a former Chairman of the Media and Entertainment Analysts of New York Investment Society. Mr. Baker received a B.A. from Yale College.

Ira Carlin

Mr. Ira Carlin serves as Independent Director of XO Group Inc., since October 3, 2006. Mr. Carlin retired in January 2008 after having served as Chairman-International of MAGNA Global Worldwide, a division of the Interpublic Group of Companies (IPG), since 2002. Mr. Carlin began his advertising career at Grey Advertising and started with IPG in 1974. From 1990 to 2002, Mr. Carlin served as Chairman and CEO of Universal McCann. Mr. Carlin received a B.A. in Physics from Hebrew University.

Barbara Messing

Ms. Barbara Messing is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Messing currently serves as chief marketing officer of TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site and a leading marketplace connecting millions of travelers with millions of hotels, restaurants and attractions globally. In 2014, Messing was honored in the AWNY Changing the Game awards , and 2011, she was named a "Brand Genius" by Adweek . Messing also serves on the board of directors of Mashable. Previously, Messing held a number of leadership positions at Hotwire, including vice president and general manager of Travel Ticker, vice president of customer experience and director of product development. Prior to joining Hotwire, Messing was at Keen.com and The Travel Channel. She received a bachelor's degree from Northwestern University and a juris doctor degree from Stanford University.

Peter Sachse

Mr. Peter R. Sachse is Independent Director of XO Group Inc., since February 16, 2010. Mr. Sachse also previously served as one of directors from October 2006 through April 2007, and as an observer to Board of Directors from April 2007 to February 2010. Mr. Sachse has been Chief Stores Officer of Macy’s, Inc. since February 2012. Mr. Sachse was Chief Marketing Officer of Macy’s between February 2009 and February 2012 and also served under that title from June 2003 to May 2007, and was President of Macy’s Corporate Marketing from May 2007 to February 2009. Mr. Sachse was also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the macys.com division of Macy’s between April 2006 and February 2012. Mr. Sachse has also served as a director of Charitybuzz Inc. since May 2012. Prior to serving in these roles, Mr. Sachse was President and Chief Operating Officer of The Bon Marche in Seattle. He began his retail career with Macy’s in Kansas City. He also served as Executive Vice President/General Merchandise Manager at Macy’s East and later as Vice Chair/Director of Stores of Macy’s East. Mr. Sachse received a B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Wisconsin.

Elizabeth Schimel

Ms. Elizabeth Schimel serves as Independent Director of XO Group Inc., effective August 6, 2012. Since October 2013, Ms. Schimel has been President, Condé Nast China. From June 2011 to October 2013, Ms. Schimel was Executive Vice President and Chief Digital Officer at Meredith National Media Group. From January 2008 to October 2010, Ms. Schimel served as Global Head of Music and Connected Entertainment at Nokia. Ms. Schimel was Senior Vice President, Entertainment, at Comcast Interactive Media from January 2005 to January 2008. Ms. Schimel received a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, and an M.B.A. and M.A. in Finance from Wharton Business School. In considering Ms. Schimel as a nominee for director of the Company, the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee took into account her experience as an executive of companies with significant operations in the online industry, and significant experience in the media industry.

Michael Zeisser

Mr. Michael P. Zeisser serves as Independent Director of XO Group Inc., effective July 1, 2013. Mr. Zeisser has been Chairman, U.S. Investments, for Alibaba Group since October 2013. From 2003 to 2013, Mr. Zeisser was Senior Vice President of Liberty Interactive Corporation (formerly known as Liberty Media Corporation). Prior to joining Liberty Media in 2003, Mr. Zeisser was a partner at McKinsey & Company in New York, where he co-founded and led McKinsey’s Internet Practice. Mr. Zeisser has also served as a director of Shutterfly, Inc. and Sympoz, Inc. since 2013. Mr. Zeisser is a graduate of the University of Strasbourg, France and the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

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