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YuMe Inc (YUME.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Eric Singer

42 2016 Chairman of the Board

Paul Porrini

55 2016 Interim President, Chief Executive Officer

Ayyappan Sankaran

53 2013 Co-Founder, Executive Vice President - Engineering, Chief Technology Officer, Director

Anthony Carvalho

58 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Bryan Everett

45 2013 Executive Vice President - Business Development and Sales Operations

Michael Hudes

55 2016 Executive Vice President, Chief Revenue Officer

Craig Forman

55 2015 Director

Derek Harrar

44 2015 Director

Jayant Kadambi

49 2016 Director

Mitchell Habib

54 2013 Independent Director

Adriel Lares

41 2013 Independent Director

Christopher Paisley

64 2012 Independent Director

Daniel Springer

54 2016 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Eric Singer

Mr. Eric B. Singer serves as Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Eric Singer is a current independent Board member and managing member of VIEX Capital Advisors, the largest shareholder in the Company

Paul Porrini

Mr. Paul T. Porrini has been appointed as Interim President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company., effective November 9, 2016. He was Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of YuMe, Inc. Prior to working at the Company, from 2008 to 2012, Mr. Porrini served as Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Secretary at Hewlett-Packard Company, a global provider of products, technology and software, and from 2001 to 2008 he served in a variety of other leadership roles with Hewlett-Packard Company. From 1999 to 2001, Mr. Porrini served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Bluestone Software, Inc., a web application server software company that was acquired by Hewlett-Packard Company. Prior to Bluestone, Mr. Porrini held partner and associate roles at several international law firms. Mr. Porrini began his legal career as an Attorney Advisor in the Division of Corporation Finance with the Securities Exchange Commission. Mr. Porrini holds a B.S. in Quantitative Business Analysis from the Pennsylvania State University, a J.D. from the Widener University School of Law and an L.L.M. (Taxation) from the Georgetown University Law Center.

Ayyappan Sankaran

Mr. Ayyappan Sankaran serves as Co-Founder, Executive Vice President - Engineering, Chief Technology Officer, Director of YuMe, Inc. Mr. Sankaran is a founder of Company; he has served as our Chief Technology Officer since August 2008 and has been Vice President, Engineering and a member of the Board since our inception in December 2004. Mr. Sankaran was named Executive Vice President, Engineering and Chief Technology Officer in April 2013. Prior to co-founding YuMe, Mr. Sankaran was Director of Software Development at Netopia, Inc., a publicly-held manufacturer of DSL equipment and service provider for Internet service providers and carriers. He was a co-founder of StarNet Technologies, a voice over DSL company, which was acquired by Netopia in 1999. Prior to co-founding StarNet, Mr. Sankaran held various technical positions at Octel Communications (acquired by Lucent Technologies), Abbott Labs and Ready Systems. Mr. Sankaran holds a B.S.E.E. from the College of Engineering, Madras, India and a Masters in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas.

Anthony Carvalho

Mr. Anthony Carvalho is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of YuMe, Inc. Since March 2013, Mr. Carvalho has served as Vice President, Financial Planning and Administration for the Company. Since May 2014, Mr. Carvalho has also served as acting Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining the Company, from April 2011 to October 2012, Mr. Carvalho served as Vice President, Finance at Modcloth, Inc., an online specialty clothing retailer, and Mr. Carvalho took time off prior to joining the Company in March 2013. From October 2008 to April 2011, Mr. Carvalho served as Vice President, Finance at Service Source International, Inc., a recurring revenue management solutions company. Prior thereto, Mr. Carvalho was the Vice President, Finance of Aliph, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of Bluetooth enabled devices, the Corporate Controller of Upek, Inc., a provider of biometric fingerprint security solutions, the Chief Financial Officer of Xoom, Inc., a provider of international money transfer solutions and the Vice President, Finance and Corporate Controller of PayPal, Inc. which was acquired by eBay, Inc. Mr. Carvalho is a certified public accountant and holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Mumbai.

Bryan Everett

Mr. Bryan Everett is the Executive Vice President - Business Development and Sales Operations of YuMe, Inc. From 2006 to 2011, Mr. Everett served as Senior Vice President of Sales, and later as Executive Vice President of Strategic Development, at Kontera Technologies, Inc., a brand advertising technology company. From 2004 to 2006 Mr. Everett served as Senior Vice President of Sales and Operations for LookSmart, Ltd, where he was responsible for their paid listings and publisher service businesses. Mr. Everett started his online advertising career at 24/7 Real Media, Inc., where he led regional sales for media, search and technology and rose to Vice President of West Coast Sales. Mr. Everett received a B.A. in International Careers from Lehigh University and an M.B.A. from Pepperdine University.

Michael Hudes

Mr. Michael Hudes has been appointed as Executive Vice President, Chief Revenue Officer of the Company., effective November 9, 2016. He was Executive Vice President of YuMe, Inc. Prior to joining the Company, from 2009 to 2010, Mr. Hudes served as chief executive officer of Keystream Corporation, where he led the development of a platform for publishers and advertisers to create dynamic overlay advertising units to more effectively monetize video content. From 2008 to 2009 he served as President of Innovation Strategy and Growth for Interpublic Group Mediabrands, a global marketing network. Mr. Hudes graduated with Honors with a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Rochester.

Craig Forman

Mr. Craig I. Forman is Director of the Company. Mr. Forman is a private investor, entrepreneur, and board member for public and private technology and media companies. Mr. Forman has servced as a member of the board of directors of Digital Turbine, Inc. since its March 2015 acquisition of Appia, Inc., a mobile-applications technology company where Mr. Forman had served as executive chairman since August 2011. Mr. Forman has also served on the board of Yellow Pages Ltd., a Canadian publisher of print and digital business directories, since January 2012 and on the board of McClatchy Co., a U.S. publisher of print and digital newspapers, and other media and advertising products, since July 2013. Mr. Forman served as executive chairman of WHERE, Inc., a leading mobile-advertising technology network acquired by eBay Inc., in 2011. Mr. Forman has also served as a telecommunications and technology industry executive, most recently as President of EarthLink Inc.’s consumer access and audience division, until 2009. Prior to joining EarthLink, Mr. Forman served as the vice president and general manager for Yahoo! Inc.’s media and information divisions, overseeing Yahoo! News, Yahoo! Sports and Yahoo! Finance. Prior to joining Yahoo, Mr. Forman led internet and new media divisions at Time Warner, was vice president for product management at the search engine Infoseek, and was director and editor of international business information services for Dow Jones. Mr. Forman began his career as a foreign correspondent and editor for The Wall Street Journal. He worked as a deputy bureau chief in the Journal’s London bureau and later served as bureau chief in the newspaper’s Tokyo bureau. Mr. Forman holds an AB degree from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs of Princeton University and a Masters of Law from Yale Law School.

Derek Harrar

Mr. Derek Harrar is Director of YuMe, Inc. Mr. Harrar brings extensive video management and technology experience to YuMe's board, having previously led Comcast's video business as senior vice president and general manager of video services. He joined Comcast in 2004 as vice president of business development and was later named vice president of subscriber equipment, followed by vice president of video product management. Prior to joining Comcast, Harrar was co-founder and vice president of business development for MegaSense, a developer of photonic micro-modules and micro-subsystems, and an investment banker for Morgan Stanley. Mr. Harrar also serves on the board of Brightcove, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCOV), a leading global provider of cloud services for video delivery and monetization.

Jayant Kadambi

Mr. Jayant Kadambi serves as Director of the Company. He was Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder of YuMe, Inc. He has served as our President since August 2008, our Chief Executive Officer since August 2011, and as a member of the Board since our inception in December 2004. Prior to co-founding YuMe, Mr. Kadambi was Vice President, Research and Development of Netopia, Inc., a publicly-held manufacturer of DSL equipment and service provider for Internet service providers and carriers. He was a co-founder of StarNet Technologies, Inc., a voice over DSL company, which was acquired by Netopia, Inc. in 1999. Prior to co-founding StarNet, Mr. Kadambi held various technical and marketing positions in Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.’s networks division and AT&T Bell Labs, where he worked on high-speed LAN systems, hardware and DSL technologies. Mr. Kadambi received his B.S.E.E. and Masters in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Mitchell Habib

Mr. Mitchell J. Habib is an Independent Director at YuMe, Inc. Since June 2014, Mr. Habib has been President and Chief Executive Officer of FCM LLC, a full service consulting firm supporting private equity clients and their portfolio businesses. Mr. Habib was the Chief Operating Officer of Nielsen Holdings N.V. ("Nielsen"), a global information and measurement company, from January 2012 through March 2014. Previously, Mr. Habib served as the Executive Vice President of Nielsen's Global Business Services division from 2007 until December 2011. Prior thereto, Mr. Habib served as Chief Information Officer for certain North American divisions of Citigroup and for several major divisions of General Electric. Mr. Habib holds a B.S. in Journalism and a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Florida.

Adriel Lares

Mr. Adriel G. Lares is Independent Director of YuMe, Inc. Mr. Lares has been the Chief Financial Officer of Lookout Inc., a security technology company, since February 2012. Previously, Mr. Lares served as the Business Unit Leader of Hewlett-Packard Company's 3PAR division, which provides data storage solutions, from October 2010 until January 2012, and served as the Director of Finance and later the Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer of 3PAR, Inc., a data storage company, from 2001 until it was acquired by Hewlett-Packard Company in September 2010. Mr. Lares previously served as Chief Financial Officer of Techfuel, Inc., a reseller of high-end storage management solutions, a technology investment banker at Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated and a Treasury Analyst for the Walt Disney Company. Mr. Lares holds a B.A. in Economics from Stanford University.

Christopher Paisley

Mr. Christopher (Chris) B. Paisley is a Independent Director of YuMe, Inc. Mr. Paisley has served as the Dean's Executive Professor of Accounting at the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University since 2001. Mr. Paisley served as Chief Financial Officer of 3Com Corporation, a computer networking company, from 1985 to 2000. Mr. Paisley also serves on the boards of directors of Ambarella Corporation, a developer of video compression and image processing semiconductors, Bridge Capital Holdings, a bank holding company, Control 4 Corporation, a supplier of home automation equipment, Equinix, Inc., a provider of network colocation and managed services, and Fortinet, Inc., a provider of unified threat management solutions. He previously served as a director of Volterra Semiconductor Corporation, a provider of power management semiconductors and 3PAR, Inc., a provider of utility storage solutions. Mr. Paisley holds a B.A. degree in business economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara and an M.B.A. from the Anderson School at the University of California at Los Angeles.

Daniel Springer

Mr. Daniel D. Springer is an Independent Director of YuMe, Inc. He was Lead Independent Director of the Company. From April 2004 to April 2014, Mr. Springer was the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Responsys Inc., a publicly held provider of email and cross-channel marketing solutions. Oracle Corporation acquired Responsys Inc. in February 2014. Prior to joining Responsys Inc., Mr. Springer served as the Managing Director of Modem Media, Inc., the Chief Executive Officer of Telleo, Inc., and Chief Marketing Officer of NextCard, Inc. He also has previous experience with McKinsey & Company, Inc., Data Resource, Inc./McGraw-Hill and Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company. Mr. Springer holds a B.A. in Mathematics and Economics from Occidental College and an M.B.A. from Harvard University.