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BroadSoft Inc (BSFT.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Markley

51 2013 Independent Chairman of the Board

Michael Tessler

56 1998 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

James Tholen

57 2007 Chief Financial Officer

Scott Hoffpauir

52 1998 Chief Technology Officer

Dennis Dourgarian

41 2016 Chief Accounting Officer

Taher Behbehani

55 2014 Chief Marketing Officer

Dino Di Palma

49 2017 Chief Revenue Officer

Jeffrey Kahn

57 2016 Chief Transformation Officer

David Bernardi

54 2011 Independent Director

Jane Dietze

51 2016 Independent Director

John Gavin

61 2010 Independent Director

Andrew Geisse

60 2015 Independent Director

Paul Magelli

55 2013 Independent Director

Douglas Maine

68 2007 Independent Director

Eva Sage-Gavin

58 2016 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

John Markley

Mr. John D. Markley, Jr. is Independent Chairman of the Board of BroadSoft, Inc., since January 1, 2013. Mr. Markley has served as Managing Member of New Amsterdam Growth Capital, an investment company in the communications media and technology industries, since 2013. Prior to New Amsterdam, Mr. Markley served in a number of capacities at Columbia Capital, an information technology and communications fund, including as a partner, venture partner and portfolio company executive. Mr. Markley has been a director of InterDigital, Inc. since 2016 and Charter Communications, Inc. since 2009, and he was a director of Millennial Media, Inc. from 2006 to 2014. He also currently serves, and has previously served, as a director of various private companies. Our Board has concluded that Mr. Markley should serve on the Board and on the Compensation Committee based on his experience in working with entrepreneurial companies, his particular familiarity with technology companies, his finance experience and his significant knowledge of our Company.

Michael Tessler

Mr. Michael Tessler is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He is one of our co-founders, has served as a director since our inception and as our President and Chief Executive Officer since December 1998. Prior to co-founding our Company, Mr. Tessler was Vice President of Engineering of Celcore, Inc., or Celcore, a wireless equipment company, and the Celcore organization of DSC Communications Corporation, which acquired Celcore in 1997 and which was then acquired by Alcatel USA, Inc. Before joining Celcore, Mr. Tessler held a number of senior management positions at Nortel Networks Corporation and founded and led a services development business unit that helped local exchange carriers build and deploy advanced services on their digital networks. Our Board has concluded that Mr. Tessler should serve on the Board based on his deep knowledge of our Company gained from his positions as one of our founders and Chief Executive Officer, as well as his experience in the telecommunications industry.

James Tholen

Mr. James Albert Tholen is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Between January 2006 and July 2007, Mr. Tholen was engaged in consulting, advisory and investing activities. From January 2003 to January 2006, Mr. Tholen served as both Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer at Network Security Technologies, Inc., or NetSec, a managed and professional security services company acquired by MCI, Inc., now part of Verizon. Prior to joining NetSec, he served as Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Financial Officer for CareerBuilder, Inc. and was a member of that company’s board of directors. Mr. Tholen served as a director of Millennial Media, Inc. from 2011 to 2015.

Scott Hoffpauir

Mr. Scott D. Hoffpauir is Chief Technology Officer of the Company. Prior to co-founding our Company, Mr. Hoffpauir was Director of GSM Development at Celcore. Before Celcore, Mr. Hoffpauir was senior architect for Nortel Networks Corporation’s GSM and Inter-Exchange Carrier switching systems from 1987 to 1995.

Dennis Dourgarian

Mr. Dennis D. Dourgarian is Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. Mr. Dourgarian has held numerous financial positions with the Company since 2003, including serving as Vice President, Worldwide Controller and Treasurer from 2012 to 2016. In addition, Mr. Dourgarian served as our Vice President, Revenue and Finance Planning from 2009 to 2012.

Taher Behbehani

Mr. Taher G. Behbehani is Chief Marketing Officer of the company., since October 2014. From 2013 to 2014, Mr. Behbehani was an investor in, and advisor to, several early-stage technology companies. During 2013, Mr. Behbehani served as Vice President of Enterprise Vertical Solutions at Blackberry, Inc., where he restructured Blackberry’s enterprise products and services. From 2010 to 2013, Mr. Behbehani worked at The American Express Company, initially as a consultant focusing on digital payments and mobile offers and later as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Commerce Innovation at American Express OPEN. In this role, Mr. Behbehani managed digital and online marketing, card and digital product development, and business to business payment strategy for American Express’s small and medium business customers.

Dino Di Palma

Mr. Dino Di Palma is Chief Revenue Officer of the Company. Prior to joining BroadSoft, Mr. Di Palma was the Chief Executive Officer of Benu Networks. Earlier in his career, Mr. Di Palma was the Chief Operating Officer of Acme Packet, which was acquired in 2013 by Oracle for $2.1 billion. In that role, he oversaw Acme Packet's global sales and business development, customer service and support, and manufacturing organizations. Prior to serving as COO, Mr. Di Palma served as Acme Packet's Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales & Business Development.

Jeffrey Kahn

Mr. Jeffrey Kahn is Chief Transformation Officer of the Company. Prior to joining BroadSoft, Jeff served as AudioCodes' Chief Strategy Officer. Earlier in his career, Jeff was Founder and Managing Director of Strategy3i, a consultancy that he established in 2007. Jeff also served as director of investment banking at the Maxim Group LLC, as well as Chief Strategic Officer of Ruder Finn International.

David Bernardi

Mr. David Bernardi is an Independent Director of BroadSoft, Inc., since January 2011. He Mr. Bernardi has been employed as the Chief Technology Officer of Telesystem Ltd., or Telesystem, a Canadian private capital corporation, since 2000. Since February 2006, Mr. Bernardi has also been a Managing Partner in two funds managed by ID Capital Management, a company controlled by Telesystem. In February 2006, Mr. Bernardi became a Venture Partner — Technology in Propulsion Ventures III Fund, a fund managed by Propulsion Ventures that is also controlled by Telesystem and, in September 2010, he became a Managing Partner of Propulsion Ventures. Additionally, Mr. Bernardi currently serves on the board of directors of each of the following private companies: Averna Technologies Inc., CVT Corp Transmission Inc., The Fox Group, Inc. and Metafoam Technologies, Inc. In 2016, Mr. Bernardi earned the “Institute Certified Director (ICD.D)” designation from Canada’s Institute of Corporate Directors. Our Board has concluded that Mr. Bernardi should serve on the Board and as chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee based on his experience in working with entrepreneurial companies, his particular familiarity with technology companies and his extensive experience in telecommunications product management and planning and the management of research and development groups.

Jane Dietze

Ms. Jane A. Dietze is Independent Director of the company since March 2016. She has served as one of our directors since March 2016. Since December 2013, Ms. Dietze has been a managing director at Brown University’s Investment Office, where she is involved in the management of Brown’s $3.2 billion endowment. From April 2012 until November 2013, Ms. Dietze was the Director of Private Equity at Bowdoin College’s Investment Office. From July 2006 until March 2012, she was a managing director of Fortress Investment Group, a global alternative investment and asset management firm. Ms. Dietze was a general partner at NextPoint Partners, an early-stage technology venture fund, from 2004 to 2006, and at Columbia Capital, from 1998 to 2004. From March 2011 to November 2012, and from March 2014 to November 2015, Ms. Dietze served as a director of Blyth, Inc., and from March 2014 to November 2015, she was a member of the audit committee of Blyth. Our Board has concluded that Ms. Dietze should serve on the Board and the Audit Committee based on her deep financial experience, knowledge of technology companies and experience evaluating asset risk. Ms. Dietze was originally appointed to serve as a director by the Board in March 2016 following a director candidate search conducted by the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.

John Gavin

Mr. John J. Gavin, Jr., CPA., is an Independent Director of BroadSoft Inc., since March 2010. Since June 2008, Mr. Gavin has provided advisory services in accordance with his responsibilities to the boards on which he served during this period as indicated below, and has also engaged in personal investment activities. From January 2007 to June 2008, Mr. Gavin served as Chief Financial Officer of BladeLogic, Inc., a provider of data center automation software, which was acquired by BMC Software, Inc. From April 2004 through January 2007, Mr. Gavin served as the Chief Financial Officer for NaviSite, Inc., a provider of information technology hosting, outsourcing and professional services. Mr. Gavin has served on the board of directors of Cimpress N.V. (formerly known as Vistaprint) since 2006 and Varonis Systems, Inc. since 2013. Mr. Gavin also served on the board of directors of Qlik Technologies, Inc. from 2010 to 2016, when it was sold to Thoma Bravo. Our Board has concluded that Mr. Gavin should serve on the Board and on the Audit and Compensation Committees based on his financial management experience and his qualification as an audit committee financial expert under SEC guidelines.

Andrew Geisse

Mr. Andrew M. Geisse is an Independent Director of Company since February 2015. Mr. Geisse served as the Chief Executive Officer of AT&T Business Solutions from 2012 until his retirement in 2014. Prior to that role, Mr. Geisse was Executive Vice President of AT&T’s Global Customer Service operations group from 2007 to 2011, overseeing customer service and operations functions for AT&T’s Business Solutions, which include hosting, applications, Wi-Fi, security, Unified Communications, retail and wholesale businesses for wireless and wireline services. From 2004 to 2007, Mr. Geisse served as AT&T’s Chief Information Officer. Mr. Geisse currently serves on the board of directors of two private companies: FixStream, Inc., and otonomo, and as an Operating Partner with Bessemer Venture Partners. Our Board has concluded that Mr. Geisse should serve on the Board based on his extensive knowledge of the telecommunications industry, his experience with cloud software for Unified Communications and his familiarity with large service provider customers.

Paul Magelli

Mr. Paul J. Magelli is an Independent Director of BroadSoft, Inc., since January 2013. He has been Chief Executive Officer of Apervita, Inc. (previously Pervasive Health, Inc.), a private healthcare information technology corporation, since January 2012. Prior to joining Apervita, Mr. Magelli was head of Customer Insight & Experience at Nokia Siemens Networks from February 2008 until September 2011. Mr. Magelli was CEO of Apertio, Ltd., or Apertio, a global mobile telecommunications infrastructure company, from its founding in 2002 through its acquisition by Nokia Siemens Networks in February 2008. Prior to Apertio, Mr. Magelli held various senior management roles in Europe and the United States with Lucent Technologies and AT&T. Additionally, Mr. Magelli serves on the board of directors of Apervita and Vasona Networks, Inc., a private company. Our Board has concluded that Mr. Magelli should serve on the Board and on the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee based on his senior management experience and his particular strategic and operational expertise in the telecommunications industry.

Douglas Maine

Mr. Douglas L. Maine is an Independent Director of BroadSoft Inc., since May 2007. He served as Chief Financial Officer of IBM from 1998 to 1999 and thereafter held other roles with IBM until his retirement in 2005. Prior to joining IBM, Mr. Maine spent 20 years with MCI, Inc. (now part of Verizon), where he was Chief Financial Officer from 1992 to 1998. Since 2015, Mr. Maine has served on the board of directors of two public companies, Albemarle Corporation and Orbital-ATK, Inc. Mr. Maine served as a director at Rockwood Holdings, Inc. from 2005 until its acquisition by Albemarle in 2015, and as a director of Alliant Techsystems, Inc. until its merger with Orbital Sciences Corporation in 2015 (now Orbital ATK, Inc.). Additionally, he is a Limited Partner of, and Senior Advisor to, Brown Brothers Harriman, a private bank with investment banking and private wealth divisions, and serves on the boards of directors of two of BBH Capital Partners’ private portfolio companies. Our Board has concluded that Mr. Maine should serve on the Board and on the Audit and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees based on his corporate management experience and his qualification as an audit committee financial expert under SEC guidelines.

Eva Sage-Gavin

Ms. Eva M. Sage-Gavin is an Independent Director of the Company since March 2016. She served as Vice Chair of Aspen Institute’s Skills for America’s Future Advisory Board, where she worked with senior White House leaders, community colleges and corporations to build skilled workforces. She is also a Senior Advisor for the Boston Consulting Group and G100 Network. Ms. Sage-Gavin served as executive vice president, global human resources and corporate affairs at The Gap Inc. from 2010 to February 2014. From 2003 to 2010, she served in various other executive human resources roles at Gap Inc. Prior to joining Gap Inc. in 2003, Ms. Sage-Gavin worked at Sun Microsystems, Inc. and Disney Consumer Products, a division of The Walt Disney Company, as senior vice president, human resources. In addition, she served in various senior human resources leadership positions for PepsiCo, Inc., including its Taco Bell division, and for Xerox Corporation. Ms. Sage-Gavin was a director of Sapient Corp. from 2013 to 2015 and served on its compensation committee. Our Board has concluded that Ms. Sage-Gavin should serve on the Board and the Compensation Committee based on her significant depth and breadth of experience regarding executive leadership, human resources and executive compensation matters at large multinational public companies.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

John Markley

157,474

Michael Tessler

4,731,150

James Tholen

2,289,320

Scott Hoffpauir

2,286,590

Dennis Dourgarian

1,239,090

Taher Behbehani

1,582,170

Dino Di Palma

--

Jeffrey Kahn

--

David Bernardi

127,474

Jane Dietze

--

John Gavin

139,974

Andrew Geisse

108,427

Paul Magelli

124,974

Douglas Maine

139,975

Eva Sage-Gavin

--
As Of  30 Dec 2016