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Ambarella Inc (AMBA.OQ)

AMBA.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Feng-Ming Wang

53 2004 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

George Laplante

65 2011 Chief Financial Officer

Leslie Kohn

60 Chief Technology Officer, Director

Christopher Day

53 2010 Vice President - Marketing and Business Development

Yun Lung Chen

52 2013 Vice President - Business Development

Hsiao-Wuen Hon

54 2017 Independent Director

Chenming Hu

69 2011 Independent Director

Christopher Paisley

64 2012 Independent Director

D. Jeffrey Richardson

52 2014 Independent Director

Andrew Verhalen

61 2004 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Feng-Ming Wang

Dr. Feng-Ming Wang, Ph.D. is a Chairman of the Board of Directors, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ambarella Inc. Prior to co-founding Ambarella, Dr. Wang was Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Afara Websystems, a developer of throughput-oriented microprocessor technology, from November 2000 to July 2002 when Afara was acquired by Sun Microsystems, Inc. Before founding Afara, Dr. Wang served in various positions at C-Cube Microsystems, Inc. a digital video company, from August 1991 to August 2000, and last served as Vice President and General Manager from 1997 to 2000. Dr. Wang holds a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from National Taiwan University and an M.S. degree and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Columbia University.

George Laplante

Mr. George W. Laplante is a Chief Financial Officer of Ambarella Inc. From May 2009 to March 2011, Mr. Laplante served as a management consultant and interim chief financial officer to several private technology companies. From March 2007 to May 2009, Mr. Laplante served as the Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of Santur Corporation, a manufacturer of laser technology for the communications industry. From September 2000 to December 2006, He served as the Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of 2Wire, Inc. a provider of broadband services platforms. Prior to joining 2Wire, Mr. Laplante held finance and management positions at Action Computer Supplies Holdings Plc. ACS Distribution, Inc. Arneson Marine, Inc. Molecular Computer, and Televideo Systems, Inc. Mr. Laplante began his career as a CPA with Arthur Andersen & Company. Mr. Laplante holds a B.A. degree in Economics from Southern Connecticut State College and a Masters in Accountancy from Bowling Green State University.

Leslie Kohn

Mr. Leslie D. Kohn is a Chief Technology Officer, Director of Ambarella Inc. Prior to co-founding Ambarella, Mr. Kohn was Chief Technology Officer and co-founder of Afara Websystems from November 2000 to July 2002. After Afara’s acquisition by Sun Microsystems in July 2002, Mr. Kohn served as a fellow at Sun Microsystems until August 2003. Mr. Kohn served as Chief Architect of C-Cube Microsystems from February 1995 to October 2000. Prior to joining C-Cube Microsystems, Mr. Kohn served in engineering and management positions with Sun Microsystems, Intel Corporation and National Semiconductor. Mr. Kohn holds a B.S. degree in physics from California Institute of Technology.

Christopher Day

Mr. Christopher Day is a Vice President - Marketing and Business Development of Ambarella Inc. Prior to joining Ambarella, Mr. Day was President and Chief Executive Officer of Mobilygen, Inc., a video compression company from March 2007 to October 2008, prior to acquisition by Maxim Integrated Products, Inc., and then served as Executive Director of Business Management of Maxim until March 2010. From February 2002 to February 2007, Mr. Day served as General Manager of Media Processing at NXP Semiconductors N.V., formerly Philips Semiconductor. From February 1998 to May 2001, Mr. Day served as Senior Director of Marketing for C-Cube Microsystems. Prior to joining C-Cube Microsystems, Mr. Day held sales and marketing positions at AuraVision, Inc., Motorola, Inc., and Hitachi, Ltd. Mr. Day holds a B.S. degree in computer and microprocessor systems from Essex University in the United Kingdom, and an M.B.A. from Santa Clara University.

Yun Lung Chen

Mr. Yun Lung Chen is a Vice President - Business Development of Ambarella Inc. Prior to joining Ambarella, Mr. Chen was Director of Sales for Marvell Technology, a semiconductor company, from December 2002 to October 2003. From October 1997 to October 2002, Mr. Chen served as Director of Sales for Wintech Microelectronics, a distributor of electronics. Mr. Chen holds a B.S. degree in industrial engineering from Tung Hai University in Taiwan.

Hsiao-Wuen Hon

Dr. Hsiao-Wuen Hon is an Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Hon, is currently the Corporate Vice President, Asia-Pacific R&D Group Chairman of Microsoft Corporation (“Microsoft”), a position he has held since October 2015. Previously, beginning in November 2007, he served as Managing Director of Microsoft Research Asia. Dr. Hon has been employed at Microsoft since 1995 in various capacities, including Deputy Managing Director of Microsoft Research Asia, Chief Architect of the Natural Interaction Service Division, and Principal Researcher. Prior to joining Microsoft, Dr. Hon served as Technology Director of the Apple-ISS Research Center on behalf of Apple Corporation. Dr. Hon received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from National Taiwan University, a Master of Science degree in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence from Carnegie Mellon University, and a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Speech Recognition from Carnegie Mellon University.

Chenming Hu

Dr. Chenming C. Hu, Ph.D. is an Independent Director of Ambarella Inc. Since 1976 Dr. Hu has been a professor in electrical engineering and computer sciences at the University of California, Berkeley, where he has been the TSMC Distinguished Chair Professor Emeritus and Professor in the Graduate School since 2010. He was the Chief Technology Officer of TSMC from 2001 to 2004. Dr. Hu was the founding chairman of Celestry Design Technologies, which was acquired by Cadence Design Systems in 2002. Dr. Hu also serves on the board of directors of SanDisk Corporation, a provider of flash memory storage solutions, Fortinet, Inc., a provider of unified threat management solutions, and Inphi Corporation, a fabless semiconductor company. Dr. Hu previously served as a director of FormFactor, Inc. from December 2009 to December 2010 and of MoSys, Inc. from January 2005 to June 2010. Dr. Hu is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering and the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Taiwan’s Academia Sinica. Dr. Hu received his B.S. degree from National Taiwan University and his M.S. degree and Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, all in Electrical Engineering.

Christopher Paisley

Mr. Christopher B. Paisley is an Independent Director of Ambarella Inc, since January 2001, Mr. Paisley has served as the Dean’s Executive Professor of Accounting at the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University. Mr. Paisley also serves on the board of directors of Equinix, Inc. a provider of network colocation, interconnection and managed services, Fitbit, Inc. a provider of fitness wearable devices, Fortinet, Inc. a provider of unified threat management solutions, and YuMe, Inc. a digital media advertising company. 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.

D. Jeffrey Richardson

Mr. D. Jeffrey Richardson is an Independent Director of the Ambarella Inc. Mr. Richardson served as a senior executive of LSI Corporation (“LSI”), a semiconductor company, from 2005 until LSI’s acquisition by Avago Technologies Company in May 2014, including serving as LSI’s Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Semiconductor Solutions Group, Executive Vice President of the Networking and Storage Products Group, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Custom Solutions Group and as Executive Vice President of Worldwide Strategic Planning. Prior to joining LSI, Mr. Richardson served in several capacities at Intel Corporation, including as its Vice President and General Manager of Server Platform Group and Vice President and General Manager of Enterprise Platforms and Services Division. Mr. Richardson currently serves on the board of directors of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation, a semiconductor company, and also served on the board of directors of Volterra Semiconductor Corporation, a provider of power management semiconductors, from April 2011 to October 2013, when Volterra was acquired by Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. Mr. Richardson received a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Colorado Boulder.

Andrew Verhalen

Mr. Andrew W. Verhalen is an Independent Director of Ambarella Inc. Mr. Verhalen has served as a General Partner of Matrix Partners, a venture capital firm, since 1992. He currently serves on the board of directors of several private technology companies in which Matrix Partners has invested and has served in the past on six public technology company boards of directors. Prior to joining Matrix Partners, Mr. Verhalen was an executive at 3Com Corporation from July 1986 through November 1991. He served as Vice President and General Manager of the Network Adapter Division for three years and as a Director or Vice President of Marketing for two years. From July 1981 to July 1986, Mr. Verhalen served in various marketing and strategic planning roles at Intel Corporation. Mr. Verhalen holds a B.S.E.E. degree, a M.Eng. degree and a M.B.A. from Cornell University.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Feng-Ming Wang

1,751,880

George Laplante

583,780

Leslie Kohn

621,752

Christopher Day

384,286

Yun Lung Chen

349,583

Hsiao-Wuen Hon

--

Chenming Hu

251,028

Christopher Paisley

250,028

D. Jeffrey Richardson

250,528

Andrew Verhalen

249,028
As Of  30 Jan 2017

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Feng-Ming Wang

6,667 408,620

George Laplante

40,000 2,369,200

Leslie Kohn

67,552 4,558,640

Christopher Day

7,989 412,586

Yun Lung Chen

8,321 415,482

Hsiao-Wuen Hon

0 0

Chenming Hu

0 0

Christopher Paisley

0 0

D. Jeffrey Richardson

0 0

Andrew Verhalen

0 0