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NETGEAR Inc (NTGR.OQ)

NTGR.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Patrick Lo

61 2002 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Bryan Murray

2018 Chief Financial Officer

Andrew Kim

47 2013 Senior Vice President - Corporate Development, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

John McHugh

57 2013 Senior Vice President, General Manager - Commercial Business

Tamesa Rogers

44 2013 Senior Vice President - Human Resources

Michael Falcon

61 2009 Senior Vice President - Worldwide Operations and Support

David Henry

45 2016 Senior Vice President - Home Networking

Michael Werdann

49 2015 Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales

Mark Merrill

63 2014 Chief Technology Officer

Julie Shimer

65 2013 Lead Independent Director

Bradley Maiorino

2018 Director

Jeffrey Graham

62 2005 Independent Director

Gregory Rossmann

56 2002 Independent Director

Barbara Scherer

62 2011 Independent Director

Thomas Waechter

65 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Patrick Lo

Mr. Patrick C. S. Lo is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Lo founded NETGEAR with Mark G. Merrill with the singular vision of providing the appliances to enable everyone in the world to connect to the high speed internet for information, communication, business transactions, education, and entertainment. From 1983 until 1995, Mr. Lo worked at Hewlett-Packard Company, where he served in various management positions in sales, technical support, product management, and marketing in the U.S. and Asia. Mr. Lo was named the Ernst & Young National Technology Entrepreneur of the Year in 2006. Mr. Lo received a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Brown University. Mr. Lo's experience as a founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Company gives him unique insights into the Company's challenges, opportunities and operations.

Bryan Murray

Mr. Bryan Murray is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He has been with NETGEAR for over 16 years serving in various management roles within the Finance organization. Prior to assuming the role of CFO, he served as NETGEAR's Vice President of Finance and Corporate Controller. Before joining NETGEAR in 2001, he worked in public accounting at Deloitte. He holds a B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara and is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant.

Andrew Kim

Mr. Andrew Wonki Kim is an Senior Vice President of Corporate Development, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the Company. Mr. Kim served as Special Counsel in the Corporate and Securities Department of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, a private law firm, where he represented public and private technology companies in a wide range of matters, including mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financing arrangements, securities law compliance and corporate governance from 2000 to 2003 and 2006 to 2008. In between his two terms at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Mr. Kim served as Partner in the Business and Finance Department of the law firm Schwartz Cooper Chartered in Chicago, Illinois, and was an Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Mr. Kim holds a J.D. from Cornell Law School, and received a B.A. degree in history from Yale University.

John McHugh

Mr. John P. McHugh is an Senior Vice President, General Manager - Commercial Business of the Company. He previously served as our Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Commercial Business Unit from July 2013 to December 2016. Prior to joining us in July 2013, Mr. McHugh led the commercial networking business at both Nortel and Hewlett-Packard. During his career, Mr. McHugh has held leadership roles in R&D, Marketing and Manufacturing, as well as having over 12 years of experience in General Management. Mr. McHugh holds a BS degree in Electrical Engineering and in Computer Science from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.

Tamesa Rogers

Ms. Tamesa T. Rogers is Senior Vice President, Human Resources of the Company. Ms. Rogers worked at TriNet Employer Group, a professional employer organization, as a Human Resources Manager, providing HR consulting to technology companies throughout Silicon Valley. Prior to TriNet, Ms. Rogers served in various human resources functions in several Northern California companies. Ms. Rogers received a B.A. in Communication Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara and an M.S. in Counseling from California State University, Hayward.

Michael Falcon

Mr. Michael F. Falcon is Senior Vice President - Worldwide Operations and Support of the Company. Mr. Falcon was at Quantum Corporation, where he served as Vice President of Operations and Supply Chain Management from September 1999 to November 2002, Meridian Data (acquired by Quantum Corporation), where he served as Vice President of Operations from April 1999 to September 1999, and Silicon Valley Group, where he served as Director of Operations, Strategic Planning and Supply Chain Management from February 1989 to April 1999. Prior to February 1989, Mr. Falcon served in management positions at SCI Systems, an electronics manufacturer, Xerox Imaging Systems, a provider of scanning and text recognition solutions, and Plantronics, Inc., a provider of lightweight communication headsets. Mr. Falcon received a B.A. degree in Economics with honors from the University of California, Santa Cruz and has completed coursework in the M.B.A. program at Santa Clara University.

David Henry

Mr. David John Henry is Senior Vice President - Home Networking of the Company. He has worldwide responsibility for both Product Marketing and Engineering of our home networking products, encompassing product strategy, development and delivery. He has been with NETGEAR since July 2004, most recently serving as our Senior Vice President of Home Networking from January 2016 to December 2016, Vice President of Product Management of our retail business unit from March 2011 to January 2016 and as our Senior Director of Product Marketing from October 2010 to March 2011. Prior to NETGEAR, Mr. Henry was a senior product manager for the high technology vertical application at Siebel Systems (acquired by Oracle Corporation). His professional experience also includes business process and information technology consulting with Deloitte Consulting. Mr. Henry received a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering, with an emphasis on Signal Processing, from the University of Washington and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Michael Werdann

Mr. Michael A. Werdann serves as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales of the Company. Mr. Werdann has served as our United States Director of Sales, E-Commerce and DMR from December 2002 to December 2003 and as our Eastern Regional Sales Director from October 1998 to December 2002. Prior to joining us, Mr. Werdann worked for three years at Iomega Corporation, a computer hardware company, as a Sales Director for the value added reseller sector. Mr. Werdann holds a B.S. Degree in Communications from Seton Hall University.

Mark Merrill

Mr. Mark G. Merrill is Chief Technology Officer of the Company. Mr. Merrill continues to guide the emerging market efforts and work closely with the RF engineering team to ensure technical leadership of our wireless networking products. Previously, Mr. Merrill served as our Senior Vice President of Advanced Engineering from May 2013 to January 2015 and as our Chief Technology Officer from January 2003 to April 2013. From September 1999 to January 2003, he served as Vice President of Engineering and served as Director of Engineering from September 1995 to September 1999. Mr. Merrill received both a B.S. degree and an M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.

Julie Shimer

Dr. Julie A. Shimer, Ph.D., is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Shimer currently is a private investor. Dr. Shimer was the immediate past president and Chief Executive Officer of Welch Allyn, a leading manufacturer of frontline medical products and solutions, from March 2007 to April 2012. Prior to Welch Allyn, Dr. Shimer served as president and Chief Executive Officer of Vocera Communications, a provider of wireless communications systems enabling instant voice communication among mobile workers for companies, from September 2001 through February 2007. Dr. Shimer also previously held executive positions at 3Com Corporation from January 2000 through August 2001, most recently serving as vice president and general manager of its networking products. Before joining 3Com, she held executive positions at Motorola, Inc., a wireless and broadband communications company, from 1993 through 1999, where she was vice president and general manager for the paging division, and prior to that post, vice president of its semiconductor products section. Dr. Shimer worked for AT&T Bell Laboratories and Bethlehem Steel Company before joining Motorola. Dr. Shimer is Chairman of the Board of Directors of EarthLink Holdings Corp. and a member of the Board of Directors of Halyard Health, Inc. Dr. Shimer is also a member of the Society of Women Engineers and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Dr. Shimer holds a B.S. degree in Physics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Master's and Doctorate degrees in Electrical Engineering from Lehigh University.

Bradley Maiorino

Mr. Bradley Maiorino is Director of the company. He joined General Electric (GE) in 2001 and held various roles in technology leadership throughout the company, ultimately rising to the position of chief information security officer overseeing GE’s global information security program across all lines of business. In 2012, he moved into a similar role with General Motors (GM), holding global accountability for the GM information security and risk vision, strategy and program. Beginning in 2014, Mr. Maiorino spent three years as senior vice president and chief information security officer at Target, where he led the retail giant’s post-data breach response through a company-wide transformation to enable the company to defend against today’s threats. During this time, he was a member of the board of directors for the Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC), where he worked alongside his peers to strengthen the industry’s collective defense. In early 2017, Mr. Maiorino joined management and technology consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton as an executive vice president and partner. As a senior leader in Booz Allen’s commercial business, he is responsible for helping the firm’s clients deploy cybersecurity and risk management solutions to combat today’s dynamic cyber threats and strengthen resilient operations.

Jeffrey Graham

Mr. Jeffrey T. Graham is Independent Director of Netgear Inc. Mr. Graham currently is a private investor. From September 2016 to November 2017, Mr. Graham served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Console Connect Inc., a provider of global direct connect solutions. From February 2015 to August 2016, Mr. Graham was a private investor. From January 2006 to January 2015,Mr. Graham served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of RGB Networks, Inc., a provider of video and bandwidth management products. From July 2005 until January 2006, Mr. Graham served as the Executive Vice President, ApplicationProducts Group, of Juniper Networks, Inc., a provider of IP networking and security products. From October 2001 to July 2005, Mr. Graham served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Peribit Networks Inc., a provider of wide area network optimization appliances, which was acquired by Juniper Networks. Before Peribit, Mr. Graham served as the Senior Vice President of the commercial and consumer business units for 3Com Corporation, where he managed networking and connectivity product offerings. From 1993 to 1995, he served as the Chief Executive Officer of Trident Systems, a document management systems integrator. Mr. Graham also worked for Hewlett-Packard Company for 15 years, including ten years in sales and marketing around the world and as general manager of both a hardware and a software division. Mr. Graham holds a B.A. with Honors in Business Studies from Sheffield Hallam University in the United Kingdom. Mr. Graham has in-depth understanding of networking technology products as well as our markets and channels. He also has rich contacts and relationships in the Silicon Valley technology community, which assists the Company in cultivating business relationships and recruiting.

Gregory Rossmann

Mr. Gregory J. Rossmann is an Independent Director of Netgear Inc. Since April 2016, Mr. Rossmann has served as a General Partner at Oak Investment Management, a late stage growth and private equity investor. From February 2009 to March 2016, Mr. Rossmann was a private investor. From November 2007 to January 2009, Mr. Rossmann served as a Managing Director of The Carlyle Group, a private equity firm. From April 2000 to November 2007, Mr. Rossmann served as a Managing Director of Pequot Capital Management, Inc., a private equity firm. From April 1994 to April 2000, Mr. Rossmann served as Managing Director and partner at Broadview International, an investment banking firm. From June 1991 to April 1994, he worked at Dynatech Corporation, a technology holding company, where he served as manager of new business development. Prior to that, he held various Product Management and Engineering positions at Advanced Micro Devices. Mr. Rossmann is a director of several private companies. Mr. Rossmann received a B.S. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Cincinnati and an M.B.A. from Santa Clara University. Mr. Rossmann's extensive technology, private equity, and investment banking experience allows him to provide the Company with unique perspectives and advice on global markets, corporate development, and acquisition initiatives.

Barbara Scherer

Ms. Barbara Vaughn Scherer is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Scherer currently is a private investor. Ms. Scherer was Senior Vice President, finance and administration and chief financial officer of Plantronics, Inc., a global leader in audio communication devices for businesses and consumers, from 1998 to 2012. In this position, she was responsible for all aspects of the company's financial management, as well as information technology, legal and investor relations. She was Vice President, finance and administration and chief financial officer of Plantronics from 1997 to 1998. Prior to Plantronics, Ms. Scherer held various executive management positions spanning eleven years in the disk drive industry, was an associate with The Boston Consulting Group, and was a member of the corporate finance team at ARCO in Los Angeles. From 2004 through 2010, she served as a director of Keithley Instruments, Inc., a publicly traded test and measurement company, until its acquisition by Danaher Corporation. Effective April 2013, Ms. Scherer was appointed to the Board of Directors of ANSYS, Inc., a publicly traded engineering simulation software and services company. She also has experience serving on the boards of non-profit organizations. Ms. Scherer received B.A. degrees from the University of California at Santa Barbara and her M.B.A. from the School of Management at Yale University.

Thomas Waechter

Mr. Thomas H. Waechter is Independent Director of the company. From January 2009 to August 2015, Mr. Waechter served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of JDS Uniphase Corporation (now Viavi Solutions Inc.), a leading provider of communications test and measurement solutions and optical products. He previously served as Executive Vice President and President of the Communications Test & Measurement Group of JDS Uniphase Corp. from 2007 until becoming Chief Executive Officer. Prior to that, Mr. Waechter held a wide variety of executive positions, including Chief Operating Officer at Harris Stratex Networks (now Aviat Networks, Inc.), President and Chief Executive Officer at Stratex Networks, President and Chief Executive Officer at REMEC Corporation and President and Chief Executive Officer of Spectrian Corporation. Additionally, he held a number of global executive-level positions during his 14-year career with Schlumberger Ltd. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from The College of William and Mary.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Patrick Lo

4,575,390

Bryan Murray

--

Andrew Kim

1,279,510

John McHugh

883,288

Tamesa Rogers

--

Michael Falcon

1,282,560

David Henry

1,492,190

Michael Werdann

1,409,030

Mark Merrill

240,404

Julie Shimer

267,464

Bradley Maiorino

--

Jeffrey Graham

247,714

Gregory Rossmann

249,464

Barbara Scherer

268,964

Thomas Waechter

257,714
As Of  30 Dec 2017

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Patrick Lo

1,097,349 9,377,497

Bryan Murray

0 0

Andrew Kim

6,250 137,962

John McHugh

743 3,675

Tamesa Rogers

0 0

Michael Falcon

132,042 1,468,639

David Henry

0 0

Michael Werdann

18,000 226,573

Mark Merrill

722,112 7,088,030

Julie Shimer

0 0

Bradley Maiorino

0 0

Jeffrey Graham

0 0

Gregory Rossmann

0 0

Barbara Scherer

0 0

Thomas Waechter

0 0