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Adesto Technologies Corp (IOTS.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Barry Cox

74 2014 Chairman of the Board

Narbeh Derhacobian

54 2006 President, Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder, Director

Shane Hollmer

49 2006 Co-Founder, Vice President - Engineering

Ron Shelton

55 2011 Chief Financial Officer

Gideon Intrater

56 2015 Chief Technology Officer

Thomas Spade

50 2014 Vice President - Worldwide Sales

Raphael Mehrbians

57 2017 Vice President of Marketing

Janet Wang

48 2012 Vice President of the Discrete Product Group

Ishai Naveh

58 2017 Vice President - Business Development

Nelson Chan

55 2016 Lead Independent Director

Keith Crandell

55 2016 Independent Director

Francis Lee

65 2015 Independent Director

Kevin Palatnik

59 2015 Independent Director

Leanne Sievers

2017 President

Biographies

Name Description

Barry Cox

Mr. Barry L. Cox is the Chairman of the Board of the company. He has been a director of our company since July 2014 and the Chairman of our board of directors since October 2014. Mr. Cox served as the Chairman of the Board of Audience, Inc., a provider of voice and audio solutions, from October 2009 to September 2011 and as a member of its board of directors until July 2015 when it was acquired by Knowles Corporation. He served as director of Pixelworks, Inc., a semiconductor company, from March 2012 until May 2016. Mr. Cox served as the Executive Chairman of the board of Touchstone Semiconductor Inc., a manufacturer of integrated circuits, from November 2012 until March 2014, when it was acquired by Silicon Laboratories Inc. Mr. Cox was a director of Summit Microelectronics, a semiconductor company, from April 1999 until May 2012, when Summit was acquired by Qualcomm Incorporated. Mr. Cox was a director of Grandis, Inc., a magnetic memory licensing company, from March 2009 until April 2011, when Grandis was acquired by Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Mr. Cox has over 45 years of experience in executive leadership positions in the semiconductor industry, including Chief Operating Officer, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, in publicly and privately held companies. Mr. Cox holds a B.S. degree in general engineering from the United States Air Force Academy and an M.B.A. from Boston University.

Narbeh Derhacobian

Mr. Narbeh Derhacobian serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder and Director of Adesto Technologies Corporation. He co-founded our company in January 2006, and has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of our board of directors since January 2006. During the twelve years prior to founding our company, he served in technical and managerial roles sequentially at Silicon Storage Technology, Inc., a flash memory company, Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., a semiconductor company, Virage Logic Corporation, a semiconductor company, and Cswitch Corporation, a semiconductor company. Mr. Derhacobian has a B.S. degree and M.S. degree in physics and a Ph.D. in solid state physics from the University of California, Los Angeles and an M.B.A. from San Jose State University.

Shane Hollmer

Mr. Shane Hollmer is a Co-Founder and Vice President - Engineering of the Company. He co-founded our company in January 2006, and has served as our Vice President of Engineering since April 2007. During the fifteen years prior to founding our company, he served in engineering and engineering management roles at Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., a semiconductor company, Emosyn LLC, a fabless semiconductor company, and Monolithic Power Systems, Inc., a semiconductor company. Mr. Hollmer has a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and an M.B.A. from San Jose State University.

Ron Shelton

Mr. Ron Shelton serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He served as our Chief Financial Officer since December 2011. Prior to joining our company, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of GigOptix Inc., a fabless semiconductor company, from 2009 to January 2011. During the thirteen years prior to joining GigOptix, Inc., Mr. Shelton served as Chief Financial Officer sequentially at Cirrus Logic, Inc, a fabless semiconductor company, Lara Technology Inc., a network technologies company, Alliance Semiconductor Corporation, a semiconductor company, Alien Technology LLC, an RFID company, and IML, Inc., a semiconductor company. Mr. Shelton has a B.A. in economics from Stanford University.

Gideon Intrater

Mr. Gideon Intrater serves as Chief Technology Officer of the Company. Prior to joining our company, he served as an advisor to a number of companies including Adesto from April 2013 to September 2015. From June 1998 to August 2008 and December 2010 to February 2013, he served in a variety of capacities at MIPS Technologies, Inc., a semiconductor IP company including most recently as Vice President of Marketing from November 2011 to 2013. Prior to rejoining MIPS in December 2010, Mr. Intrater was Vice President of Architecture at Symwave Inc., a supplier of analog/mixed signal semiconductor solutions for consumer devices from October 2008 to December 2010. From August 1987 to June 1998, Mr. Intrater held positions of increasing responsibility at National Semiconductor Corporation, including Director of the Core Technology Unit. Mr. Intrater has a BSEE degree and a MSEE degree in electrical engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, and an M.B.A. from San Jose State University.

Thomas Spade

Mr. Thomas D. Spade serves as Vice President - Worldwide Sales of the company. He served as our Vice President Worldwide Sales since December 2014. Prior to joining our company, he served as Vice President of Worldwide Sales at Audience, Inc., a semiconductor company, from August 2010 to August 2014, and at Boston-Power, Inc., a battery systems company, from August 2009 to August 2010. Prior to that, he served as Vice President of Worldwide Sales at Validity, Inc., a sensor technology company, from June 2007 to August 2009. Mr. Spade served as Vice President of Worldwide Sales at Synaptics, a mobile interface solutions company, from March 1998 to June 2007. Prior to that, he served as the Director of Sales at Alliance Semiconductor from May 1993 until March 1998. Mr. Spade has a B.A. degree in economics and management from Albion College.

Raphael Mehrbians

Mr. Raphael Mehrbians serves as Vice President - Marketing of the Company. He served as our Vice President of Marketing since February 2017. Prior to that, Mr. Mehrbians served as our General Manager of Communications Products from October 2015 to February 2017. Prior to joining our company, he served as an independent business development and executive management consultant to a variety of companies including Adesto from July 2015 to April 2016 and Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Saankhya Labs Inc., a fabless semiconductor company, from January 2012 to September 2014. Over his more than 25 years of experience, he has also held leadership roles at Lexar Media, Cirrus Logic, Inc. and National Semiconductor Corporation and Genesis Microchip, where he was Sr. Vice President of Product Marketing. Mr. Mehrbians has a B.S. degree and M.S. degree in electrical engineering from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Janet Wang

Dr. Janet Wang, Ph.D. serves as Vice President - Discrete Product Group of the Company. She served as our Vice President of the Discrete Products Group since August 2012. Prior to that, Ms. Wang served as our Vice President of CBRAM Technology Development from December 2009 to August 2012. From November 2007 to December 2009, she served as our Director of Technology Development. Prior to joining our company, Ms. Wang served in managerial and engineering roles sequentially at Broadcom Corporation, a network and communications company, from 2002 to 2007, Transmeta Corporation, a fabless semiconductor company, from 2000 to 2002, Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., a semiconductor company, from 1997 to 2000, and Aerospace Corporation, an aerospace research corporation, from 1995 to 1997. Ms. Wang has a B.Sc. degree, a M.Sc. degree and a Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Ishai Naveh

Mr. Ishai Naveh is Co-Founder and Vice President - Business Development of the Company. He co-founded our company in January 2006, served as our Vice President of Marketing and Business Development from April 2007 to February 2017 and has served as our Vice President of Business Development since February 2017. Prior to founding our company, he served in various roles at Tower Semiconductor Ltd., a semiconductor company, from March 1993 to September 2007, including most recently as Vice President of Marketing for Non-volatile Memories and Mixed Signal Technologies from October 2002 to September 2007. Previously, he served in various roles at National Semiconductor Corporation, a semiconductor company, from September 1984 to March 1993. Mr. Naveh has a B.Sc. degree in physics from the Hebrew University and an M.B.A. from Heriott-Watt University.

Nelson Chan

Mr. Nelson Chan is the Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Chan has been a director of our company since September 2010 and has served as Lead Independent Director since September 2015. Mr. Chan served as Chief Executive Officer of Magellan Corporation, a consumer electronics company, from December 2006 to August 2008. From 1992 through 2006, he held various senior management positions at SanDisk Corporation, a flash memory storage company, including as Executive Vice President and General Manager, Consumer Business. Mr. Chan has been a director of Deckers Outdoor Corporation, a footwear, apparel and accessories design, marketing and distribution company, since December 2014, Outerwall Inc., a retail kiosk company, since July 2011 (and the Chairman of the Board since June 2013), Synaptics, since February 2007, and Socket Mobile, Inc., a provider of data capture products, since October 2016. He served on the board of Affymetrix, Inc., a genetic analysis company, from March 2010 until March 2016, when it was acquired by Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. Mr. Chan also served as a member of the board of directors of Silicon Laboratories, a semiconductor company. Mr. Chan is also a member of the board of several privately-held companies. Mr. Chan holds a B.S. degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of California at Santa Barbara and a M.B.A. from Santa Clara University.

Keith Crandell

Mr. Keith L. Crandell is an Independent Director of the Company. He has been a director of our company since February 2007. Since July 1994, Mr. Crandell has served as a managing director of ARCH Venture Partners, a venture capital firm focused on early-stage technology companies. He is a director of several private companies and he also serves as a director of the Illinois Venture Capital Association. Mr. Crandell holds a B.S. degree in chemistry and mathematics from St. Lawrence University, an M.S degree in chemistry from the University of Texas at Arlington and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.

Francis Lee

Mr. Francis F. Lee is an Independent Director of the company. Mr. Lee has been a director of our company since July 2015. Mr. Lee has served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Synaptics Incorporated, a semiconductor company, since October 2008 and a director of that company since December 1998. Mr. Lee served as Chief Executive Officer of Synaptics from December 1998 until July 2009 and as President of Synaptics from December 1998 to July 2008. Mr. Lee was a consultant from August 1998 to November 1998. From May 1995 until July 1998, he served as General Manager of NSM, a Hong Kong-based joint venture between National Semiconductor Corporation and S. Megga. Mr. Lee held a variety of executive positions for National Semiconductor from 1988 until August 1995. These positions included Vice President of Communication and Computing Group, Vice President of Quality and Reliability, Director of Standard Logic Business Unit, and various other operations and engineering management positions. Mr. Lee holds a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from the University of California, Davis.

Kevin Palatnik

Mr. Kevin S. Palatnik is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Palatnik has been a director of our company since August 2015. Since February 2016, Mr. Palatnik has served as the Chief Financial Officer of Coherent, Inc., a supplier of laser systems and components. He served as the Chief Financial Officer of Audience, Inc., a provider of voice and audio solutions, from August 2011 until July 2015 when it was acquired by Knowles Corporation. From 1994 to 1999 and June 2001 to November 2010, he held various positions at Cadence Design Systems, Inc., an electronic design automation software company, including Corporate Controller and most recently Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Palatnik also spent 14 years at IBM where he held various engineering and executive financial positions. Mr. Palatnik holds a B.S. degree in industrial engineering and operations research, as well as an M.B.A. from Syracuse University.

Leanne Sievers