People: Yelp Inc (YELP.MW)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Max Levchin

38 2004 Independent Chairman of the Board

Jeremy Stoppelman

36 2005 Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder, Director

Robert Krolik

45 2011 Chief Financial Officer

Geoff Donaker

41 2010 Chief Operating Officer, Director

Laurence Wilson

41 2013 Senior Vice President - Legal and User Operations, General Counsel, Secretary

Joseph Nachman

41 2011 Senior Vice President - Revenue

Fred Anderson

69 2011 Independent Director

Peter Fenton

41 2006 Independent Director

Robert Gibbs

42 2012 Independent Director

Diane Irvine

55 2011 Independent Director

Jeremy Levine

2005 Independent Director

Mariam Naficy

43 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Max Levchin

Mr. Max Levchin is the Independent Chairman of the Board of Yelp Inc., since July 2004. Mr. Levchin is currently an investor in and adviser to emerging technology companies. He has also served as Chief Executive Officer of Affirm, Inc., a consumer financial services company, and Chief Executive Officer of HVF, LLC, a startup innovation lab, since January 2012. Previously, Mr. Levchin was Vice President of Engineering at Google, Inc., an Internet search company, from August 2010 to August 2011. Prior to Google, Mr. Levchin was founder and Chief Executive Officer of Slide, Inc., a developer of social applications such as photo and video self-expression and social games, from January 2005 to August 2010, when it was acquired by Google. Prior to founding Slide, Mr. Levchin was Chief Technology Officer and a director at PayPal, Inc., an online payment company, from March 2000 to December 2002, when it was acquired by eBay Inc., an Internet marketplace and online payments platform company. Mr. Levchin co-founded Confinity Inc., an Internet and electronics company, in December 1998, and served as the Chief Technology Officer and a director through March 2000, when Confinity merged with X.com and became PayPal. Mr. Levchin founded NetMeridian Software, a developer of early palm-top security applications, in January 1996, and served as Chief Executive Officer from January 1996 to December 1998. Mr. Levchin currently serves on the board of directors of Yahoo! Inc., an Internet search company, which he joined in December 2012. He received a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in 1997.

Jeremy Stoppelman

Mr. Jeremy Stoppelman is Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder, Director of Yelp Inc. Prior to founding Yelp, Mr. Stoppelman held various engineering roles at PayPal from February 2000 to June 2003, most recently serving as the Vice President of Engineering. Prior to PayPal, Mr. Stoppelman was a software engineer at Excite@Home from August 1999 to January 2000. He holds a B.S. in Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois.

Robert Krolik

Mr. Robert J. Krolik is the Chief Financial Officer of Yelp Inc., since July 2011. Prior to joining us, Mr. Krolik served as Chief Financial Officer of Move, Inc., an online real estate company, from July 2009 to August 2011. Prior to Move, Mr. Krolik served in several roles, the most recent as Vice President, Global Finance Operations at eBay from September 2005 to July 2009. Prior to eBay, Mr. Krolik served as Vice President of Finance at Shopping.com, Inc., a price comparison service company, from September 2004 to September 2005, when it was acquired by eBay. Prior to Shopping.com, Mr. Krolik held management roles at DigitalThink, Inc., an online learning company, from March 2002 to May 2004, most recently as its Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Krolik holds a B.B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin and is a certified public accountant (inactive).

Geoff Donaker

Mr. Geoff L. Donaker is the Chief Operating Officer, Director of Yelp Inc. Since joining us in November 2005 as the Vice President of Business Development, Mr. Donaker has helped to orchestrate our geographic expansion, build our revenue lines and hire our management team. Prior to joining us, Mr. Donaker served in several roles at eBay, including Director of International Categories and Director of Collectibles, from May 2001 to November 2005. Prior to eBay, he held various management and marketing roles at Internet companies, including Voter.com, Excite@Home, an Internet search provider, and Excite, from 1998 through 2000. Mr. Donaker began his career with Mercer Management Consulting (now Oliver Wyman) from August 1995 to January 1998. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University.

Laurence Wilson

Mr. Laurence Wilson is Senior Vice President - Legal and User Operations, General Counsel, Secretary of Yelp Inc. Prior to joining us, Mr. Wilson served as Vice President of Legal and Business Development for Xoom Corporation from January 2004 to October 2007. Previously, Mr. Wilson began his legal career with Claremont Partners, Inc., a health care solutions company, from March 2002 to January 2004. He received a B.A. in History from the University of California, San Diego and his J.D. from Stanford Law School.

Joseph Nachman

Mr. Joseph R. Nachman is Senior Vice President - Revenue of Yelp Inc. He has served as our Vice President of Sales from January 2007 to September 2011. Prior to joining us, Mr. Nachman held several senior sales roles for Yahoo! Inc. from January 2002 to January 2007, most recently as Director of Corporate Sales for the Western Region for Yahoo! HotJobs, an online job search company. Prior to Yahoo!, Mr. Nachman served as sales manager at HotJobs from June 1999 to 2002, when it was acquired by Yahoo!. Prior to HotJobs, Mr. Nachman was an associate at Robertson Stephens from 1996 to 1998. Mr. Nachman holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Fred Anderson

Mr. Fred D. Anderson is the Independent Director of Yelp Inc., since February 2011. He has been a Managing Director of Elevation Partners, a private equity firm focused on the media and entertainment industry, since July 2004. From March 1996 to June 2004, Mr. Anderson served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Apple Inc., a manufacturer of personal computers and related software. Prior to joining Apple, Mr. Anderson was Corporate Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Automatic Data Processing, Inc., an electronic transaction processing firm, from August 1992 to March 1996. Mr. Anderson also served on the boards of directors of Apple from June 2004 to September 2006, E. Piphany, Inc. from May 2003 to September 2005, Palm, Inc. from October 2007 to July 2010 and Move, Inc. from November 2006 to March 2012. Mr. Anderson currently serves on the board of directors of eBay and the board of trustees of Whittier College. Mr. Anderson holds a B.A. from Whittier College and an M.B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Peter Fenton

Mr. Peter Fenton is the Independent Director of Yelp Inc., since September 2006. He has been a General Partner at Benchmark, a venture capital firm, where his investment interests include software, digital media and technology-enabled services, since September 2006. Prior to joining Benchmark, Mr. Fenton was a Managing Partner at Accel Partners, a venture capital firm, from October 1999 to May 2006. Prior to joining the venture capital community, he was General Manager of Video at Autonomy Virage, Inc., a multimedia information retrieval company, from April 1996 to April 1998. Mr. Fenton has also served on the board of directors of Twitter, Inc., a social media platform, since February 2009. He holds an M.B.A. from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business and a B.A. in Philosophy from Stanford University.

Robert Gibbs

Mr. Robert L. Gibbs is Independent Director of Yelp Inc., since May 31, 2012. Mr. Gibbs has been a Partner at The Incite Agency, a strategic communications firm, since June 2013 and contributor to cable news channel MSNBC since February 2013. Mr. Gibbs previously served as a senior campaign advisor to President Barack Obama for the 2012 presidential election from January 2012 to November 2012. From January 2009 to February 2011, he served as the 28th White House Press Secretary. Prior to January 2009, Mr. Gibbs was the communications director for then-U.S. Senator Obama and for Mr. Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign. Previously, Mr. Gibbs was press secretary of John Kerry’s 2004 presidential campaign and has previously specialized in Senate campaigns, having served as communications director for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee and for four individual Senate campaigns, including those of Mr. Obama in 2004 and Fritz Hollings in 1998. Mr. Gibbs holds a B.A. in Political Science from North Carolina State University.

Diane Irvine

Ms. Diane M. Irvine is the Independent Director of Yelp Inc., since November 2011. Ms. Irvine most recently served as Chief Executive Officer of Blue Nile, Inc., an online retailer of diamonds and fine jewelry, from February 2008 to November 2011 and as President from February 2007 to November 2011. Ms. Irvine also served on the board of directors of Blue Nile from May 2001 to November 2011, and she served as Chief Financial Officer of Blue Nile from December 1999 to September 2007. From February 1994 to May 1999, Ms. Irvine served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc., a timberland management and wood products company. From September 1981 to February 1994, Ms. Irvine served in various capacities, most recently as a partner, with Coopers & Lybrand LLP, an accounting firm. Ms. Irvine currently serves on the board of directors of CafePress Inc., an e-commerce platform, which she joined in May 2012, and formerly served on the boards of directors of Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., a live entertainment ticketing and marketing company, from August 2008 to January 2010 and Davidson Companies, an investment banking and asset management company, from January 1998 to January 2009. Ms. Irvine holds a B.S. in Accounting from Illinois State University and an M.S. in Taxation from Golden Gate University.

Jeremy Levine

Mr. Jeremy Levine is the Independent Director of Yelp Inc., since November 2005. He is a Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners, a venture capital firm, which he joined in May 2001, where his investment interests include entrepreneurial startups and high growth companies in various industries, including consumer Internet, consumer software and business software and services. Prior to joining Bessemer, Mr. Levine was Vice President of Operations at Dash.com Inc., an Internet software publisher, from June 1999 to May 2001. Prior to Dash, Mr. Levine was an Associate at AEA Investors, a management buyout firm, where he specialized in consumer products and light industrials, from July 1997 to June 1999. Previously, Mr. Levine was with McKinsey & Company as a management consultant from June 1995 to July 1997. Mr. Levine holds a B.S. in Computer Science and Economics from Duke University.

Mariam Naficy

Ms. Mariam Naficy has been appointed as Independent Director of Yelp Inc., effective January 21, 2014. Ms. Naficy has been the Chief Executive Officer of Minted LLC, an online marketplace for independent design and art, since she founded the company in June 2007. Prior to founding Minted, she was the general manager of the e-commerce division of The Body Shop International plc, a cosmetics retailer, from November 2003 to June 2007. She previously served as Vice President, Marketing and Product Development of Movielink, LLC, a web-based video on demand service, from April 2002 to May 2003, Interim Vice President of Marketing for Columbia Tristar International Television, a television and distribution and production company, from January 2002 to May 2002, and co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Eve.com, an online cosmetics retailer, from June 1998 to October 2000, when it was acquired by Idealab. Ms. Naficy also sits on the board of Every Mother Counts, a non-profit organization founded to increase public awareness and support for improved maternal and child health. She holds a B.A. in Political Economy from Williams College and an M.B.A. from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Max Levchin

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Jeremy Stoppelman

8,097,960

Robert Krolik

3,007,550

Geoff Donaker

6,243,730

Laurence Wilson

3,003,240

Joseph Nachman

3,155,220

Fred Anderson

--

Peter Fenton

--

Robert Gibbs

--

Diane Irvine

--

Jeremy Levine

--

Mariam Naficy

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As Of 30 Dec 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Max Levchin

0 0

Jeremy Stoppelman

621,885 15,249,500

Robert Krolik

25,000 961,150

Geoff Donaker

712,708 21,297,800

Laurence Wilson

190,379 6,537,830

Joseph Nachman

199,420 8,120,080

Fred Anderson

0 0

Peter Fenton

0 0

Robert Gibbs

0 0

Diane Irvine

0 0

Jeremy Levine

0 0

Mariam Naficy

0 0
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