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KEYW Holding Corp (KEYW.OQ)

KEYW.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Caroline Pisano

50 2015 Independent Chairman of the Board

William Weber

51 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Michael Alber

59 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

John Sutton

58 2017 Chief Operating Officer

Kirk Herdman

48 2017 Executive Vice President - Corporate Strategy and Business Development

Marion Ruzecki

2017 Chief People Officer

Deborah Bonanni

61 2013 Independent Director

William Campbell

72 2009 Independent Director

Shephard Hill

64 2016 Independent Director

John Inglis

62 2016 Independent Director

Kenneth Minihan

73 2008 Independent Director

Arthur Money

77 2008 Independent Director

Mark Sopp

51 2016 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Caroline Pisano

Ms. Caroline S. Pisano is an Independent Chairman of the Board of KEYW Holding Corp., since August 22, 2008. Previously, she was a Director of Essex Corporation from September 2000 through January 2003 and served as General Counsel and Vice President of Finance of Essex from January 2003 to June 2004. From April 2000 through December 2002, Ms. Pisano was a member of Networking Ventures, L.L.C. From August 1996 to March 2000, Ms. Pisano served as General Counsel and Chief Financial Officer of Pulse Engineering, Inc., an information security and signal processing company which was sold in March 2000. From August 1992 to July 1996, Ms. Pisano served as a senior transactional attorney with the law firm of Wechsler, Selzer, and Gurvitch, Chartered. From June 1988 to August 1990, Ms. Pisano, was a certified public accountant, practiced public accounting and specialized in high tech and biotech companies. Ms. Pisano received her Juris Doctorate degree from the Washington College of Law at the American University in Washington, D.C. Ms. Pisano graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Maryland.

William Weber

Mr. William J. ("Bill") Weber serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company., effective October 1, 2015. Mr. Weber has served as President and Chief Operating Officer of XLA, Inc. a Virginia-based professional services consulting firm, since March 2012. Mr. Weber has also been appointed to the board of directors of KEYW, effective upon commencement of his employment. Mr. Weber has more than 25 years of experience building leading technology and solutions organizations and addressing the changing needs of customers in both the private and public sectors. In these endeavors, his tenure has been marked by growth and maturity of the organization. From March 2012 to September 2015, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of XLA, a private equity-backed federal government services and software company focused in the areas of national security, diplomacy, and nation building. Prior to XLA, he served as President of Kaseman, a private equity-backed government-focused professional services firm and Senior Vice President at GTSI Corporation, a leading IT provider to the U.S. Government, where he oversaw the creation and development of a professional services business that eventually accounted for a quarter of the company's revenue and one third of its profit. He has held senior executive positions with McData, CNT Corporation, Inrange Technologies, International Network Services, and AT&T, all focused around solutions creation and growth. Bill has a Bachelor of Science from Washington University and is a graduate of The Executive Program at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.He is a former U.S. Army's Signal Corps officer and an Airborne Ranger.

Michael Alber

Mr. Michael J. Alber serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company., effective 13 June 2016. Mikes significant experience in the government solutions industry and large public companies will serve the company well. As we embark on the execution of our strategic plan to expand our presence in the U.S. Intelligence and Cyber Community, KEYW will benefit greatly from Mikes diverse expertise running sophisticated financial operations in both services and technology centric organizations. With more than 30 years of corporate finance, accounting and administrative experience with federal contractors, Mr. Alber most recently served as Chief Financial Officer at Engility Corporation. Prior to Engility, Mr. Alber held the position of Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer at Alion Science and Technology. He has also held senior executive positions at SAIC, where he served as a senior vice president and group controller, and at Network Solutions, Inc.

John Sutton

Mr. John Sutton is Chief Operating Officer of the Company. With more than 30 years of corporate management experience, Mr. Sutton served as Senior Vice President of Business Development for QinetiQ North America (“QinetiQ”) from April 2011 until November 2011, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Mission Solutions Group of QinetiQ from November 2011 until December 2014, and Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Civilian and Defense Group of Vencore, Inc. from January 2015 until December 2016.

Kirk Herdman

Mr. Kirk Herdman is an Executive Vice President - Corporate Strategy and Business Development of the Company. Kirk joined KeyW in April 2017 as part of the Sotera acquisition to lead the company’s corporate strategy. He has more than 28 years of experience in operational and business development leadership positions creating, leading and growing organizations in the national security sector of the federal government contracting market. Before joining KeyW, Kirk was EVP and chief strategy officer for Sotera Defense Solutions, Inc. He joined Sotera as the senior vice president for business development and operations to create a centralized business development organization and to integrate legacy components of an emerging, mission-focused, national security company. He played a critical role in developing and driving the strategies that captured many of Sotera’s prime contracts. Earlier in his career, Kirk held leadership positions with Wyle Information Systems, General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems and ManTech International. Kirk holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Mathematics from Virginia Tech and is a graduate of the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business Executive Training Program on Leadership Change.

Marion Ruzecki

Ms. Marion Ruzecki serves as Chief People Officer of the Company effective June 12, 2017. Ms. Ruzecki has more than 22 years of experience developing and implementing the people strategy for technology firms in both the federal and commercial sectors. She joins KeyW from Novetta where she served as the senior vice president for Employee Care and Development. In this role, she oversaw all aspects of the employment experience from recruiting to benefits, career development and company culture; and played a critical role in post M&A integrations. Before Novetta, she served as a strategic advisor for several industry-leading technology firms; and prior to that, she held direct leadership positions such as recruiting director for ManTech.

Deborah Bonanni

Ms. Deborah A. Bonanni serves as Independent Director of KEYW Holding Corporation. She was responsible for the strategic direction, leadership and oversight of the corporate functions that enable and support the Agency’s signals intelligence, information assurance, and cybersecurity missions. Her span of control covered physical and personnel security, human resource services, education and training, installations and logistics, policy and records management, external relations, corporate communications, occupational health and wellness, and registry and protocol services. She chaired the corporate board and managed the processes that governed the identification, selection, compensation, and professional development of NSA’s highest-level executive leaders and technical experts. Prior to serving as NSA Chief of Staff, Ms. Bonanni served in a number of senior leadership positions, including the Associate Director of Human Resources Services; the Associate Director for Education and Training; and the Commandant of the National Cryptologic School, a nationally recognized academic institution providing tailored training and professional development of military and civilian employees. As Deputy Director of the NSA’s Equal Employment Opportunity organization,

William Campbell

Mr. William I. Campbell serves as Independent Director of KEYW Holding Corp., since July 16, 2009. Mr. Campbell is currently a Senior Advisor to JPMorgan Chase & Co. where he was most recently Chairman of Chase Card Services, the nation’s second largest credit card organization. From 2005 to 2007 he served as Chairman of Visa International, leading the organization to its IPO in 2008, the largest in US history. With an extensive consumer products and financial services management background, Mr. Campbell also serves as President of Sanoch Management, a consulting and investment firm for financial companies, start-ups, and venture capital firms. Prior to his executive roles at JPMorgan Chase and its predecessors, and the formation of Sanoch Management, Mr. Campbell oversaw Citigroup’s Global Consumer Business, including global branch banking and credit cards. He became Chief Executive Officer of Global Citibank in 1996 and Chief Executive Officer of Citigroup’s Global Consumer Business a year later. Before joining Citicorp in 1995, Mr. Campbell spent 28 years at Philip Morris, including five years as Chief Executive Officer of Philip Morris USA. He began his career in Canada in brand management in 1967 and eventually served as President of the Asian region for Philip Morris, EVP of Marketing and Sales for Philip Morris USA, and EVP of Strategic Planning for Philip Morris Companies. He currently serves as a director to the following privately held companies: BTI Systems, Inc., First Beverage Group, Focus Financial Partners LLC and LeadDog Marketing Group. Mr. Campbell earned a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Alberta in 1965 and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario in 1967.

Shephard Hill

Mr. Shephard W. Hill serves as Independent Director of the Company. Retired from The Boeing Company in May 2015, after nearly three decades of service, Mr. Hill most recently served as president of Boeing International and senior vice president of Business Development and Strategy. He was a member of Boeing’s Executive Council and a company officer. Mr. Hill joined Boeing when the company acquired Rockwell’s Aerospace and Defense business in 1996. At that time, Mr. Hill was Rockwell’s vice president of Aerospace Government Affairs and Marketing. Before joining Rockwell in 1987, Mr. Hill served as chief of staff and legislative director to Rep. Bill Chappell of Florida from 1980 to 1987. Mr. Hill held the International position since November 2007 and reassumed the Business Development and Strategy role in October 2009, having held the post from 2006 to 2007. Previously, Mr. Hill was vice president of Business Development at Boeing Defense, Space & Security and was responsible for the development, integration and implementation of Defense, Space & Security customer and business strategies.

John Inglis

Mr. John Chris Inglis is an Independent Director of the Company. He previously served for 41 years in the Department of Defense, retiring in January 2014 after 28 years at the National Security Agency (NSA) and seven and one half years as its senior civilian and Deputy Director. As the NSA Deputy Director, Mr. Inglis was the Agency's chief operating officer, responsible for guiding and directing strategies, operations and policy. He currently serves as the U.S. Strategic Command's Intelligence Panel Chair on the Commander's Strategic Advisory Group, and on several active panels of the Defense Science Board. He served as the U.S. Naval Academy's Robert and Mary M. Looker Distinguished Visiting Professor of Cyber Studies from 2014 to 2016. He is a serving board member of FedEx Corporation and Convergint Technologies LLC and a trustee of Analytic Services, Inc. (ANSER), a non-profit public services institute. Mr. Inglis is a 1976 graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy and holds advanced degrees in engineering and computer science from Columbia University, Johns Hopkins University, and the George Washington University.

Kenneth Minihan

Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Kenneth A. Minihan USAF., serves as Independent Director of KEYW Holding Corp., since August 22, 2008. Lt. General Minihan is a Managing Director of Paladin Capital Group and is focused on the development and implementation of new investment opportunities for Paladin’s Homeland Security Fund. Prior to joining Paladin, Lt. General Minihan was the 14th Director of the National Security Agency (NSA)/Central Security Service. While at the NSA, he was instrumental in the definition and implementation of the National Information Assurance Program. During his military service, Lt. General Minihan developed extensive experience in making new technologies operational and implementing leading edge services and products in a competitive environment where lives were often at risk. During the last twenty years of the Cold War and the transition to the Information Age, he was instrumental in the definition and selection of technology solutions to solve many difficult national security information needs. Throughout that time, Lt. General Minihan helped set the performance standards for information enterprise operations. Lt. General Minihan is a past Chairman and President of the Security Affairs Support Association (now known as INSA), which focuses on shared government and industry national intelligence and technology challenges. He also is a member of the Air Force Association, the National Military Intelligence Association and other national organizations. He has substantial experience in capital raising, enterprise operations, business development and business readiness assurance. He devotes considerable attention to and consults on national security affairs. Lt. General Minihan has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Florida State University, a Master of Arts degree from the Naval Postgraduate School, and has completed executive development programs at the University of Illinois and Harvard University.

Arthur Money

Hon. Arthur L. Money serves as Independent Director of KEYW Holding Corp., since August 22, 2008. He is currently consulting, specializing in command, control, and communications, intelligence, signal processing, and information processing. Mr. Money served as the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Command, Control, Communication and Intelligence (C3I) from October 1999 to April 2001. Prior to his Senate confirmation in that role, he was the Senior Civilian Official, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for C3I from February 1998. Mr. Money also served as the Chief Information Officer for the Department of Defense from 1998 to 2001. From 1996 to 1998, he served as Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Research, Development and Acquisition, and as CIO for the Air Force. Mr. Money received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from San Jose State University in 1965, a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Santa Clara in 1970 and attended the Harvard Executive Security Program in 1985 and the Program for Senior Executives at the Sloan School at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1988. Mr. Money received the INSA (Intelligence and National Security Alliance) 28th Dr. William Oliver Baker Award in May 2012 and was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in October 2013.

Mark Sopp

Mr. Mark W. Sopp serves as Independent Director of the Company., effective March 16, 2016. Mr. Sopp brings more than 25 years of experience serving in senior financial executive roles within public and private companies, spanning government contracting, professional services, and consumer products in both domestic and international markets. Most recently, Mr. Sopp served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Leidos Holdings, Inc., where he played a lead role in the formation of the company in coordination with the separation of Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), into two multi-billion NYSE-listed companies. Prior to the separation, Mr. Sopp served as the EVP and CFO for SAIC, a Fortune 500® provider of complex technical solutions, mostly to the U.S. Federal Government. He was recruited to SAIC to lead its successful initial public offering in 2006, and he helped drive profitability, operations, and cash flow improvements during its period of growth after the IPO from $7 billion to $11 billion. Prior to that role, Mr. Sopp served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Titan Corporation from 1998-2005. Mr. Sopp was instrumental in Titan’s focus on growing and optimizing the financial performance of its Intelligence and Defense business, achieving revenues of approximately $2 billion, and culminating with its $2.5 billion merger with L3 Communications in 2005. Before Titan, Mr. Sopp led the international finance function at Taylor Made Golf Company and was as a CPA and Audit Senior at Arthur Andersen & Co. earlier in his career.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Caroline Pisano

205,003

William Weber

896,800

Michael Alber

2,563,350

John Sutton

--

Kirk Herdman

--

Marion Ruzecki

--

Deborah Bonanni

137,502

William Campbell

137,502

Shephard Hill

11,250

John Inglis

122,502

Kenneth Minihan

143,752

Arthur Money

145,002

Mark Sopp

140,002
As Of  30 Dec 2016