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Energy Focus Inc (EFOI.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Theodore Tewksbury

61 2017 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Jerry Turin

55 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Secretary

Ronald Black

54 2016 Lead independent Director

Glenda Dorchak

64 2015 Independent Director

Marc Eisenberg

51 2015 Independent Director

Michael Ramelot

72 2013 Independent Director

Satish Rishi

58 2018 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Theodore Tewksbury

Dr. Theodore L. Tewksbury III, Ph.D., has been re-designated as Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Dr. Tewksbury has been Founder and CEO of Tewksbury Partners, LLC,providing strategic consulting, advisory and board services to private and public technology companies, venture capital and private equity firms, since 2013. He had served as President and Chief Executive Officer (from November 2014) and a director (from September 2010) of Entropic Communications, a public company specializing in semiconductor solutions for the connected home, until its sale to MaxLinear, Inc., another public semiconductor company, in April 2015, and he remains a director of MaxLinear, Inc. He is also a director of Jariet Technologies, a private company specializing in digital microwave integrated circuits for wireless infrastructure, backhaul and military applications. From 2008 to 2013, Dr. Tewksbury had been President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of Integrated Device Corporation, a public semiconductor company.

Jerry Turin

Mr. Jerry Turin is appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Secretary of the company effective May 29, 2018. He is an experienced Chief Financial Officer with more than 20 years of strategic leadership in corporate finance, business strategy, turnarounds, mergers and acquisitions, capital raising and investor relations within public and privately-held companies. He brings to Energy Focus deep technology, operational and financial experience in semiconductors, optical components and LED solutions. He has served as Chief Financial Officer of Intematix Inc., a venture-owned supplier of phosphors and lighting solutions for the LED market from October 2014 to March 2017. Prior to that, Mr. Turin served as the Chief Financial Officer of Oclaro Inc., a publicly traded supplier of optical solutions for network equipment customers, from August 2008 to November 2013. Mr. Turin was Oclaro Inc.’s Corporate Controller from July 2005 to July 2008, and also Vice President of Finance from April 2008 to July 2008. Earlier in his career, Mr. Turin was Director of Finance at Silicon Spice and Corporate Controller at Cirrus Logic. Mr. Turin received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta and began his career with 11 years at Deloitte & Touche, progressing through multiple levels to Senior Manager.

Ronald Black

Dr. Ronald D. Black, Ph.D., is the Lead independent Director of the Company, effective December 12, 2016. He is no longer Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company, effective December 12, 2016. He is the Chief Executive Officer and President and a board director of Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ:RMBS), a Silicon Valley based technology company that develops advanced semiconductor memory and security products, as well as LED lighting technologies. Dr. Black has over 20 years of experience managing businesses and leading companies in the global semiconductor and mobile communications industries. He spent the first ten years of his career at IBM Microelectronics and Motorola Semiconductor Products, and progressed rapidly to general manager and business unit manager roles in both companies. Dr. Black brings to the Energy Focus board extensive leadership, organizational and operating insights from various global high-tech industries. has been a director of the Company since July 2015 and has served as the Chief Executive Officer and President and a director of Rambus Inc., a Silicon Valley based technology company that develops advanced semiconductor memory and security products, as well as LED lighting technologies, since 2012. Dr. Black was the Managing Director of R.D. Black & Company, a consulting firm, from 2011 to 2012.

Glenda Dorchak

Ms. Glenda M. Dorchak is the independent Director of the Company. She is an experienced public board director with extensive operating experience as a corporate executive with leading global technology companies including Intel Corporation and IBM Corporation. Ms. Dorchak has been on the board of Mellanox Technologies (NASDAQ:MLNX) since 2009. She is also an Operating Advisor to OMERS Private Equity and is on the Strategic Advisory Board for BDC Capital Industrial, Clean and Energy Technology Venture Fund. Ms. Dorchak most recently was Executive Vice President of Spansion, Inc., a company that designs, develops and manufactures flash memory microcontrollers, missed-signal and analog products, as well as system-on-chip solutions which was acquired by Cypress Semiconductors in 2014. Ms. Dorchak brings to Energy Focus expertise in scaling up entrepreneurial, technology operations across global markets, as well as a wealth of corporate governance experiences for private and public companies.

Marc Eisenberg

Mr. Marc J. Eisenberg is the independent Director of the Company. He is the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of ORBCOMM Inc. (NASDAQ:ORBC), a global provider of machine-to-machine satellite communications offering asset monitoring and messaging services. Mr. Eisenberg was part of a group that purchased ORBCOMM in 2001 when it posted virtually no annual revenues and subsequently became a member of its core management team in restructuring and growing its business to $30 million in annual sales in 2008, when Mr. Eisenberg was appointed the company's Chief Executive Officer. Under his leadership, ORBCOMM's annual revenues have been growing consistently and are projected to exceed $170 million in 2015. With his track record in building ORBCOMM from an upstart to a market leader, Mr. Eisenberg brings to Energy Focus extensive experience in global marketing, strategic planning and mergers and acquisitions.

Michael Ramelot

Mr. Michael Ramelot is a Independent Director of Energy Focus, Mr. Ramelot has been a consultant since 2002 on many projects, including serving as project leader on BlackLine system implementations to enhance the financial close process of several multi-million dollar companies; serving as project leader on due diligence, accounting valuations and appraisals related to acquisitions; researching and preparing position papers for companies on complex accounting issues; preparing various SEC filings; and assessing and implementing compliance with Section 404 of Sarbanes-Oxley at several companies. Prior to becoming a consultant, Mr. Ramelot served as the President and Chief Financial Officer and as the Chief Financial Officer of Compro Packaging LLC. Mr. Ramelot received a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Santa Clara and a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from St. Mary’s College. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

Satish Rishi

Mr. Satish Rishi is the independent Director of the company. He is currently serving as a consultant and interim Chief Financial Officer for View Inc. Mr. Rishi was Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Rambus Inc. and served as its Chief Financial Officer from April 2006 to August 2016. Prior to Rambus, Mr. Rishi held senior financial management positions at semiconductor and electronic manufacturing companies, including Dell Inc. and Intel Corporation. Mr. Rishi was a board member of Novati Technologies until October 2017, and a board member, Chair of the Audit Committee & member of the Nominating and Governance Committee of Measurement Specialties, Inc. from 2005 until its sale in 2014.