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PDF Solutions Inc (PDFS.OQ)

PDFS.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Lucio Lanza

72 2004 Independent Chairman of the Board

John Kibarian

53 2000 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Gregory Walker

63 2011 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance

Cornelis Hartgring

64 2007 Vice President - Client Services and Sales

Kimon Michaels

51 2010 Vice President-Products and Solutions, Director

Kwang-Hyun Kim

61 2014 Vice President - Business Development, PDF Solutions Semiconductor Technology Korea Limited

Joseph Bronson

69 2014 Independent Director

Marco Iansiti

56 2016 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Lucio Lanza

Mr. Lucio L. Lanza, Ph.D., is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Lanza is the Managing Director of Lanza techVentures, an early stage venture capital and investment firm, which he founded in January 2001, and the 2014 recipient of the Phil Kaufman Award for Distinguished Contributions to Electronic Design Automation (EDA). Since 2008, he has been a general partner and the chief technology strategist of Radnorwood Capital, LLC, and an investor in public technology companies. Mr. Lanza served as a non-executive director of ARM Holdings PLC from December 2004 to May 2010, and serves on the board of directors of several private companies. From August 2010 to March 2015, Mr. Lanza was a member of the board of Harris & Harris Group, a publicly traded venture capital company. Mr. Lanza received a doctorate in electronic engineering from Politecnico of Milan.

John Kibarian

Dr. John K. Kibarian, Ph.D., is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Dr. Kibarian is one of our founders and has served as our President since November 1991 and our Chief Executive Officer since July 2000. Dr. Kibarian received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, an M.S. E.C.E. and a Ph.D. E.C.E. from Carnegie Mellon University.

Gregory Walker

Mr. Gregory C. Walker is Chief Financial Officer and Vice President - Finance of the Company. Mr. Walker served as Sr. Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at InnoPath Software from 2007 to 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Walker served as Sr. Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of Magma Design Automation, Inc. from 2002 through 2007. Earlier in his career, he held various financial roles at technology companies, including Synopsys, Inc., Integrated Device Technology, Inc., International Business Machines Corporation and Xerox Corporation. Mr. Walker received an M.B.A. from the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York and a B.A. in economics and history from Union College in Schenectady, New York.

Cornelis Hartgring

Dr. Cornelis D. Hartgring, Ph.D., is Vice President, Client Services and Sales of the Company. Dr. Hartgring served as Vice President and General Manager, Manufacturing Process Solutions from January 2004 through May 2007, as Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Strategic Business Development from April 2003 through December 2003 and as Vice President of Sales from September 2002 through March 2003. Prior to joining PDF, Dr. Hartgring served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Trimedia Technologies, a Philips Semiconductor spinout. Dr. Hartgring also held various executive positions at Philips Semiconductor, most recently as Vice President and General Manager of the Trimedia business unit. Dr. Hartgring received an undergraduate degree from the Technical University Delft and an M.S.E.E. and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley.

Kimon Michaels

Dr. Kimon W. Michaels, Ph.D., is Vice President-Products and Solutions, Director of the Company. Dr. Michaels served as our Vice President, Design for Manufacturability from June 2007 through June 2010. Prior to that, Dr. Michaels served as our Vice President, Field Operations for Manufacturing Process Solutions from January 2006 through May 2007. From March 1993 through December 2005, he served in various vice presidential capacities at PDF. He also served as Chief Financial Officer from November 1995 to July 1998. Dr. Michaels received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, an M.S. E.C.E. and a Ph.D. E.C.E. from Carnegie Mellon University.

Kwang-Hyun Kim

Dr. Kwang-Hyun Kim, Ph. D., is Vice President - Business Development, PDF Solutions Semiconductor Technology Korea Limited of the Company. Dr. Kim served as Executive Vice President of Samsung Electronics' Foundry Business from 2010 through 2013, and was Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Samsung Electronics' SLSI group from 2005 through 2010. From 1989 through 2005, he held various executive positions within Samsung Electronics' ASIC Library/IP and Design Methodology Development and Communication & Custom SOC Development groups. Dr. Kim received an M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Sogang University in Korea.

Joseph Bronson

Mr. Joseph R. Bronson is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Bronson is currently Principal and Chief Executive Officer of The Bronson Group, LLC, which provides financial and operational consulting services, and is a Strategic Advisor to Cowen & Co., a New York City based investment bank. He also serves on the boards of directors of Maxim Integrated Products, Inc., Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., SDC Materials, and Ryan Herco Flow Solutions. Prior to his affiliation at Cowen & Co., from May 2011 to March 2014, he was affiliated with GCA Savvian, LLC, as an Advisory Director. From January 2009 to March 2010, Mr. Bronson served as the Chief Executive Officer of Silicon Valley Technology Corporation, a private company that provides technical services to the semiconductor and solar industries. Prior to that, from August 2007 to October 2008, Mr. Bronson served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Sanmina-SCI, a worldwide contract manufacturer, and also served on Sanmina-SCI's board of directors from August 2007 to January 2009. Prior to that, Mr. Bronson served as President and Co-Chief Executive Officer of FormFactor, Inc. from November 2004 to February 2007. Mr. Bronson also served as a senior executive at Applied Materials, Inc. from 1984 through 2004, including as the Chief Financial Officer from 1998 to 2004. Mr. Bronson holds a B.S. in accounting from Fairfield University and an M.B.A. in financial management from The University of Connecticut.

Marco Iansiti

Prof. Marco Iansiti is Independent Director of the Company. Prof. Marco Iansiti currently serves as the David Sarnoff Professor of Business Administration and heads the Technology and Operations Management Unit and the Digital Initiative at Harvard Business School. Professor Iansiti is also currently the chairman of the board of directors of Keystone Strategy Inc., a consulting firm he co-founded, and a member of the board of directors at Module Q, a personal resource management application. Previously, from April 2014 through November 2016, he was a member of the board of AltX, a data platform and marketplace for alternative investments, and from May 2011 to March 2012, Professor Iansiti was a member of the board of Leonardo-Finmeccanica SpA, a global high-tech company in the aerospace, defense, and security sectors, which is publicly listed in Italy. He holds an A.B. and Ph.D. in Physics from Harvard University.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Lucio Lanza

--

John Kibarian

400,192

Gregory Walker

422,993

Cornelis Hartgring

538,367

Kimon Michaels

350,192

Kwang-Hyun Kim

281,645

Joseph Bronson

--

Marco Iansiti

--
As Of  30 Dec 2016

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