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Acxiom Corp (ACXM.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jerome Gramaglia

61 2012 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Scott Howe

49 2011 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Warren Jenson

60 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Richard Erwin

50 2015 President and General Manager - Audience Solutions Division

Dennis Self

51 2016 President and General Manager - Acxiom's Marketing Services

Jerry Jones

61 2013 Chief Ethics and Legal Officer, Executive Vice President, Assistant Secretary

Terilyn Monroe

50 2015 Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Chief People and Culture Officer

Stephen May

29 2017 Chief Growth Officer

John Battelle

51 2012 Independent Director

Timothy Cadogan

46 2014 Independent Director

William Dillard

72 1988 Independent Director

Richard Fox

69 2012 Independent Director

William Henderson

70 2001 Independent Director

Clark Kokich

65 2009 Independent Director

Debora Tomlin

48 2016 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Jerome Gramaglia

Mr. Jerome D. Gramaglia is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He serves as Non-Executive Chairman of the Acxiom Board of Directors and as a member of the Executive Committee and Governance/Nominating Committee. He recently served as Acxiom’s interim Chief Executive Officer and President while a search was conducted for a new CEO. Mr. Gramaglia, a private investor and advisor to technology start-ups, previously served as partner for Arrowpath Venture Partners, and as president and chief operating officer of E*TRADE Group Inc. (NASDAQ: ETFC). Mr. Gramaglia began his career at Procter & Gamble and later held senior marketing and general management positions for Nestle, PepsiCo, Imasco and Sprint. He currently serves on the boards of Coldwater Creek (NASDAQ: CWTR), a national retailer of women’s apparel, and WageWorks (NYSE: WAGE), a privately held provider of tax-advantaged employee benefits. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Denison University. Mr. Gramaglia has experience as president, chief operating officer and chief marketing officer of a public company, his service on the boards of other public companies, and his marketing, financial, technology and management expertise.

Scott Howe

Mr. Scott E. Howe is a President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Acxiom Corporation. He currently serves on and chairs the Executive Committee of the Company’s board of directors. Prior to joining Acxiom, he served as corporate vice president of Microsoft Advertising Business Group from 2007–2010. In this role, he managed a multi-billion dollar business encompassing all emerging businesses related to online advertising, including search, display, ad networks, in-game, mobile, digital cable and a variety of enterprise software applications. In 2010, he co-founded and served as interim CEO and president of King of the Web, Inc., a portfolio of online game shows. Mr. Howe was employed from 1999–2007 as an executive and later as a corporate officer at aQuantive, Inc. where he managed three lines of business, including Avenue A|Razorfish (a leading Seattle-based global consultancy in digital marketing and technology), DRIVE Performance Media (now Microsoft Media Network), and Atlas International (an adserving technology now owned by Facebook). Earlier in his career, he was with The Boston Consulting Group and Kidder, Peabody & Company, Inc. He previously served on the boards of Blue Nile, Inc. (NASDAQ: NILE), a leading online retailer of diamonds and fine jewelry, the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) and the Center for Medical Weight Loss. He is a magna cum laude graduate of Princeton University, where he earned a degree in economics, and he holds an MBA from Harvard University.

Warren Jenson

Mr. Warren C. Jenson serves as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Acxiom Corporation. Mr. Jenson joined Acxiom in 2012 and is responsible for all aspects of Acxiom’s financial management and the Company’s business operations outside the United States. Prior to joining Acxiom, he served as COO at Silver Spring Networks, a successful start-up specializing in smart grid networking technology, where he had responsibility for the company’s service delivery, operations and manufacturing organizations. From 2002 - 2008 he was CFO at Electronic Arts Inc., a leading global interactive entertainment software company. He has more than 30 years of experience in operational finance and has been CFO of some of the most important success stories of the last two decades including Amazon.com, NBC and Electronic Arts. In addition, he was twice designated one of the “Best CFOs in America” by Institutional Investor magazine, and he was also honored as Bay Area Venture CFO of the Year in 2010. He also has significant experience in mergers, acquisitions and in the development and formulation of strategic partnerships. His board experience includes Digital Globe (NYSE: DGI), Tapjoy, and Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. Mr. Jenson received both an undergraduate degree in accounting and a Master of Accountancy from Brigham Young University.

Richard Erwin

Mr. Richard E. Erwin serves as President and General Manager - Acxiom’s Audience Solutions Division of the Company. He is responsible for the strategy, growth and profitability of Acxiom’s industry-leading data products and services. With over two decades in the data-driven marketing industry, he is a leading voice in the field of omnichannel marketing and an outspoken advocate for the value of data in the global economy. Prior to joining Acxiom, Mr. Erwin spent 10 years at the large global information company Experian, most recently as president of the Consumer Insights and Targeting Division of Experian Marketing Services. During his tenure, he led the turnaround and growth of seven legacy data and analytics businesses and established the company as a force in the digital marketing services industry. Prior to Experian, he held numerous senior management roles in his 12-year career at RR Donnelley. He is a director of the Internet Advertising Bureau, and a founding director of the IAB’s Data Center of Excellence. He is also highly active as a board trustee of Shedd Aquarium in Chicago. He is a past vice chairman and treasurer of the Data Marketing Association (DMA), and a past board director at Chicago Youth Centers and RevSpring, Inc. Mr. Erwin received a master’s degree in business administration from Northwestern University (Kellogg) and a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Michigan State University.

Dennis Self

Mr. Dennis D. Self serves as President and General Manager - Acxiom's Marketing Services of the Company. Mr. Self joined Acxiom in 2013 and provides strategic leadership to the teams that serve Acxiom’s Marketing Services clients, including Sales and Account Management, Strategy Consulting and Analytical Services, Product Management and Engineering, and Delivery and Operational Services. As a member of Acxiom’s Executive Committee, he helps execute on the Company’s overall strategic imperatives. Previously, Mr. Self was Senior Vice President for the Marketing Services Delivery organization and Chief Information Officer for Acxiom. Prior to joining Acxiom, he served as Vice President and CIO at Gilead Sciences, Inc. from 2011-2013. Prior to Gilead Sciences, Inc. he served as CIO at Electronic Arts for four years. His previous experience includes serving as an IT strategy consultant for Deloitte Consulting, HP, A.T. Kearney and Andersen Consulting. Mr. Self holds a bachelor of science degree in Management Information Systems from Old Dominion University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Jerry Jones

Mr. Jerry C. Jones serves as Chief Ethics and Legal Officer, Executive Vice President and Assistant Secretary of Acxiom Corporation. He joined Acxiom in 1999 and oversees legal and privacy matters. He also assists in the strategy and execution of mergers and alliances and the Company’s strategic initiatives. Previously, he was employed for 19 years as an attorney with the Rose Law Firm in Little Rock, Arkansas, representing a broad range of business interests. He is a member of the board of directors of Agilysys, Inc. (NASDAQ: AGYS), a leading developer and marketer of proprietary enterprise software, services and solutions to the hospitality and retail industries, where he serves on the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Governance Committee. He also serves on the board of directors of Heifer International and on the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Board of Visitors, and is a co-founder of uhire U.S. He is a Special Advisor to the Club de Madrid, an organization composed of over 100 former Presidents and Prime Ministers from more than 60 democratic countries. He was a member of the board of directors of Entrust, Inc. until it was purchased by private investors in 2009 and is former chairman of the board of the Arkansas Virtual Academy. Mr. Jones holds a juris doctorate degree and a bachelor’s degree in public administration from the University of Arkansas.

Terilyn Monroe

Ms. Terilyn Juarez Monroe serves as Senior Vice President - Human Resources, Chief People and Culture Officer of the Company. Ms. Monroe joined Acxiom in 2015. In her role, she oversees areas that drive a high performing culture including: Talent Acquisition and Development, Total Rewards, Organization and Talent Performance, Associate Relations, Engagement, Community Relations/Philanthropy, and HR Operations. In 2015, Ms. Monroe was named one of the Top 50 Global Diversity Professionals in Industry by The Economist, a list that recognizes the achievements of individuals who have made the practice of diversity and inclusion a focus of their careers. Prior to joining Acxiom, Ms. Monroe served as Intuit’s Chief Diversity Officer and Director of Engagement which included oversight for the Intuit Foundation. During Ms. Monroe’s 13-year tenure at Intuit, she developed a breadth and depth of experience resulting from rotational assignments and increasing leadership and business partnership responsibilities across most areas of HR. She also sat on several organization boards and task forces throughout her tenure. Prior to joining Intuit she worked for Nortel Networks, Bay Networks, Amdocs and Amdahl in the areas of executive communication and coaching, strategic business planning, mergers and acquisitions, community relations, learning and development, employee communications, and global events management. Ms. Monroe graduated from San Jose State University with a bachelor of arts in public relations and a minor in business.

Stephen May

Mr. Stephen Travis May serves as Chief Growth Officer of Acxiom Corporation. He was President and General Manager - Acxiom's Connectivity Division of the Company. He is responsible for all aspects of the Connectivity line of business, which includes the LiveRamp Connect product suite in the digital marketing ecosystem. He joined Acxiom in 2014 through its acquisition of LiveRamp, Inc. and initially served as Senior Vice President of Products, overseeing all product management for Acxiom. Prior to joining Acxiom, Mr. May was Vice President at LiveRamp, where he led product, partnerships, and business operations from the company's early ideational stages through its acquisition. Prior to LiveRamp, Mr. May was co-founder and CEO of Campus Venture Network, Inc., a software-as-a-service platform for business plan competitions acquired by the Ewing M. Kauffman Foundation in 2009. He graduated with Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude honors with degrees in economics and mathematics from Harvard College.

John Battelle

Mr. John L. Battelle is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Battelle is an entrepreneur, journalist, professor and author who has founded or co-founded various online, conference, magazine and other media businesses. He serves as chair of the board of directors of sovrn Holdings, LLC, a programmatic advertising and publisher platform that connects publishers with monetization solutions. He is also the founder/executive chair and CEO of NewCo Platform, Inc., a disruptive conference model and media platform which provides executives, entrepreneurs and investors with personal experiences inside some of the most influential companies worldwide. In 2005, Mr. Battelle founded the Internet media company Federated Media Publishing, where he served as chairman and CEO until its sale to LIN Media in early 2014. He currently serves as a director for Chute, a venture-backed company that provides the tools to capture, manage and display media. He founded and served as executive producer of the Web 2 Summit and maintains Searchblog, an ongoing daily site which covers the intersection of media, technology and culture at www.battellemedia.com. From 2001–2004 he occupied the Bloomberg chair in Business Journalism for the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley. He was the founder and served from 1997–2001 as chairman and CEO of Standard Media International (SMI) and as publisher of The Industry Standard and TheStandard.com. Prior to that, he was a co-founding editor of Wired magazine and Wired Ventures. Mr. Battelle previously served on the board of directors of the Internet Advertising Bureau and was a founding board member of the Online Publishers Association. In 2005, he authored The Search: How Google and Its Rivals Rewrote the Rules of Business and Transformed Our Culture (Penguin/Portfolio), an international bestseller published in more than 25 languages.

Timothy Cadogan

Mr. Timothy R. Cadogan is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Cadogan is the chief executive officer of OpenX Technologies, Inc., one of the world's leading providers of digital advertising technology, enabling businesses to manage and maximize their advertising revenue. From 2003–2008 Mr. Cadogan served as senior vice president of Global Advertising Marketplaces at Yahoo! (NASDAQ: YHOO) where he oversaw the primary advertising product lines including display, search and video. Previously at Yahoo!, he was vice president of search where he was responsible for both the consumer search and the paid search businesses. Prior to joining Yahoo!, Mr. Cadogan was vice president of search at Overture (formerly GoTo.com), a consultant at The Boston Consulting Group, and a consultant at McKinsey & Company. He holds a BSc degree from The London School of Economics, an MPhil degree in international relations from Oxford University, and an MBA from Stanford University.

William Dillard

Mr. William T. Dillard, II, is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Dillard has served as a member of the Dillard's, Inc. (NYSE: DDS) board of directors since 1968 and currently serves as chairman of the board and chief executive officer. Dillard's, Inc. is a chain of traditional department stores based in Little Rock, Arkansas, with 268 store locations and 25 clearance centers in 29 states, and one Internet store. Mr. Dillard is also a director of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS). He served as Acxiom's lead independent director from 2006–2007. In 2015, he was awarded the University of Arkansas Chancellor's Medal honoring individuals whose service to higher education and society at large has been truly extraordinary. In 2016, he was one of four people inducted into the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame, which honors the outstanding lifetime accomplishments of business leaders in the state. Mr. Dillard holds a bachelor's degree in business administration and was recently awarded an honorary doctor of business degree, both from the University of Arkansas. He also holds an MBA from Harvard University.

Richard Fox

Mr. Richard P. Fox is a Independent Director of the Company. Since 2001, Mr. Fox has been an independent consultant. From 2000–2001, he was president and chief operating officer of CyberSafe Corporation, a global security software provider, where he was responsible for the overall financial services and operations of the company. From 1998–2000, Mr. Fox was chief financial officer and a member of the board of directors of Wall Data, a developer of enterprise software products and associated application tools, where he was responsible for the company's finances, operations, and human resources activities. Previously Mr. Fox spent 28 years at EY, a global accounting firm, last serving as managing partner of EY's Seattle office from 1995–1997. He currently serves on the board of directors of Pinnacle West Capital Corporation (NYSE: PNW), an energy holding company; ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SERV), a leading provider of residential and commercial services; and Univar Inc. (NYSE: UNVR), an international chemical distributor. He is also a member of the board of directors of HonorHealth and Premera Blue Cross and serves on the Board of Visitors of the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. Previously, he served on the boards of Pendrell Corporation (NASDAQ: PCO), an intellectual property investment and advisory firm; Flow International (NASDAQ: FLOW), a machine tool manufacturer; Shurgard Self Storage until its merger with Public Storage in 2006; aQuantive, Inc. until it was acquired by Microsoft in 2007; Orbitz Worldwide until 2011; and PopCap until it was acquired by Electronic Arts in 2011. Mr. Fox holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Ohio University and an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, where he was a Fuqua Scholar. He is a certified public accountant in the State of Washington.

William Henderson

Mr. William J. Henderson is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Henderson is the founder and principal of Hold The Eye Images, Inc., a video, photographic and applications business. He also serves as non-executive chairman of the board and chairs the compensation committee of comScore, Inc. (OTCMKTS: SCOR). In the past 10 years, he has served as chief executive officer of Bestline Research and as chief operations officer of Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX), as well as working as a consultant. From 1998 until his retirement from the United States Postal Service (USPS) in 2001, Mr. Henderson became the country's 71st Postmaster General and the fifth career employee to lead the world's largest postal system. From 1994 until his appointment as Postmaster General and chief executive officer of the USPS, he served as its chief operating officer. From 1992–1994, he served the USPS as vice president of employee relations, then became chief marketing officer and senior vice president. In 1997, Mr. Henderson received the USPS' John Wanamaker Award, and in 1998 he received American University's Roger W. Jones Award for Executive Leadership. In 1998, Mr. Henderson also received an honorary Mailing Excellence Award from the National Postal Forum for his work with the nation's professional mailing industry. He served on the advisory boards of the Committee for Economic Development and Nature's Best magazine. He is a fellow with the National Academy of Public Administration. Mr. Henderson holds a bachelor's degree in industrial relations from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and was awarded an honorary Doctor of Philosophy in Quality Systems Management degree by the National Graduate School of Quality Management, Falmouth, Massachusetts. He served in the U.S. Army.

Clark Kokich

Mr. Clark M. Kokich is an Independent Director of Acxiom Corporation. Mr. Kokich is currently working as a consultant. He served as executive chairman of the board of directors of Marchex, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHX), a mobile and online advertising company based in Seattle, from 2015 to 2016 and as chief strategy officer of Marchex from 2013 to 2015. For the prior 14 years Mr. Kokich was an executive at Razorfish, a leading Seattle-based global consultancy in digital marketing and technology, serving most recently as chairman of the board. Prior to joining Razorfish, he was CEO of Calla Bay, Inc. and was previously director of sales and marketing for a division of McCaw Cellular Communications. In his early career he spent 12 years in traditional advertising, including the position of executive vice president/managing director for Cole & Weber, a division of Ogilvy & Mather. He is a director of Rocket Fuel Inc. (NASDAQ: FUEL), an advertising technology company; Childhaven, a Seattle children's charity; and Wonderwork, a not-for-profit organization based in New York City which funds free surgeries for underprivileged children around the world. Mr. Kokich holds a bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Oregon.

Debora Tomlin

Ms. Debora B. Tomlin is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Tomlin joined the Acxiom Board in March 2016. Since 2013, she has served as chief marketing and distribution officer for CSAA Insurance Group, a major provider of AAA-branded insurance, and served as chief marketing officer of CSAA Insurance Group from 2012-2013. Ms. Tomlin leads marketing and distribution, including brand; marketing analytics and market research; customer experience management; AAA club and agency operations and relationships; and direct marketing and sales. Previously, from 2007–2012 Ms. Tomlin held several senior leadership positions, including vice president of marketing, with Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE: COF), where she headed commercial banking, retail marketing and sponsorships. She led the marketing strategy for Capital One's national small business credit cards. Before joining Capital One, Ms. Tomlin held the roles of senior marketing officer and head of corporate brand for USAA Insurance Company, where she designed and delivered industry-recognized programs in marketing and customer management. Prior to USAA, she held numerous marketing positions, including chief marketing officer, at LOMA, an Atlanta-based international organization that provides consulting services for distribution, operational management, and education training for global financial services companies. Ms. Tomlin serves on the board of directors of the YMCA of San Francisco. She is a former member of the board of the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Society of Georgia. She is also active in numerous marketing organizations and has been repeatedly honored by the San Francisco Business Times as one of the Bay Area's Most Influential Women in Business. Ms. Tomlin holds a bachelor's degree in English from Siena College and a master's degree in political science from North Carolina State University.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Jerome Gramaglia

310,000

Scott Howe

5,694,470

Warren Jenson

3,020,230

Richard Erwin

1,573,720

Dennis Self

1,484,210

Jerry Jones

1,225,270

Terilyn Monroe

--

Stephen May

1,829,480

John Battelle

198,000

Timothy Cadogan

198,000

William Dillard

198,000

Richard Fox

223,000

William Henderson

233,000

Clark Kokich

213,000

Debora Tomlin

198,000
As Of  30 Mar 2017