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Impinj Inc (PI.OQ)

PI.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Peter Van Oppen

66 2017 Independent Chairman of the Board

Eric Brodersen

51 2018 President, Principal Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer

Chris Diorio

57 2017 Chief Executive Officer, Vice Chairman of the Board

Jeff Dossett

57 2018 Executive Vice President - Sales and Marketing

Robert Hargadon

2018 Senior Vice President - People and Culture

John Quist

50 2006 Senior Vice President - Operations

Denise Masters

44 2018 Principal Accounting Officer

Jennifer Armstrong-Owen

2017 Vice President - People, Environment, and Culture

Tom Alberg

78 2000 Independent Director

Clinton Bybee

55 2008 Independent Director

Daniel Gibson

37 2018 Independent Director

Gregory Sessler

65 2011 Independent Director

Theresa Wise

51 2016 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Peter Van Oppen

Mr. Peter Van Oppen is the Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Van Oppen is the Chairman of the Board of the company. He has served as our chairman and a member of our board of directors since January 2013. Mr. van Oppen has been a partner at Trilogy Partnership, a private investment firm focused on technology and telecommunications, since 2006. Prior to joining Trilogy, Mr. van Oppen served as chairman and chief executive officer of Advanced Digital Information Corporation, or ADIC, a publicly-traded storage management software company, from 1994 through its acquisition by Quantum Corp. in 2006. Prior to ADIC, Mr. van Oppen served as president and chief executive officer of Interpoint, a predecessor company to ADIC, from 1989 until its acquisition by Crane Co. in October 1996, and has also been a consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Bain & Company. He is currently a director of Level 3 Communications, Inc. He is a former director of Isilon Systems, Inc. and Western Wireless Corporation. Mr. van Oppen currently serves as a member of the UW Medicine Board and as chair of its Finance and Audit Committee, is former chairman of the board of trustees and former chairman of the investment committee at Whitman College and serves on the board of directors of several private companies. In addition, Mr. van Oppen has supervised public company chief financial officers and is a member, on inactive status, of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. van Oppen received a B.A. in political science from Whitman College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. We believe Mr. van Oppen is qualified to serve as chairman because of his experience as a chairman and chief executive officer of a global data storage company for over a decade, his extensive management and consulting experience, as well as his experience as a director of other public and private companies.

Eric Brodersen

Mr. Eric Brodersen is the President, Principal Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Mr. Brodersen has served as our president and chief operating officer since November 2014. Previously, he served as our executive vice president of sales and marketing from September 2014 to November 2014, and senior vice president of business development and chief marketing officer from April 2014 to September 2014. Prior to joining us, Mr. Brodersen was senior vice president at EMC Corporation, a data storage company, where he was the lead marketing, business development and services executive for the Isilon Storage Division from December 2010 to April 2013. He served as senior vice president for marketing and business development for Isilon Systems, Inc. prior to its acquisition by EMC Corporation in 2010. From April 2009 to July 2010, Mr. Brodersen served as senior vice president of worldwide sales for Quantum Corporation, a data storage company. Mr. Brodersen received a B.A. in government from Harvard College and an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan.

Chris Diorio

Dr. Chris Diorio, Ph.D., is the Director, Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chair of the Company. Dr. Diorio is the Chief Executive Officer, Vice Chairman of the Board, Co-Founder of Impinj Inc. Dr. Diorio is one of our co-founders, has served as a member of our board of directors since April 2000, as chief executive officer since November 2014 and as vice chairman since September 2013. Previously, he served as our chief strategy and technology officer from September 2013 to November 2014, chief technology officer from November 2006 to September 2013, chairman from April 2000 to January 2013, vice president of engineering from 2004 to 2006 and as a consultant to us from April 2000 to June 2004. In addition, he is an affiliate professor of computer science and engineering at the University of Washington, a director and chairman of the RAIN RFID Alliance and former director of Bluegiga Technologies Ltd. Dr. Diorio received a B.A. in physics from Occidental College and an M.S. and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the California Institute of Technology. We believe Dr. Diorio’s perspective, experience and institutional knowledge as our co-founder, vice chairman and chief executive officer qualify him to serve as director.

Jeff Dossett

Mr. Jeff Dossett is an Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing since January 2018, of the Company. Previously, he served as our senior vice president of marketing and business development from May 2017 to December 2017. Prior to joining us, Mr. Dossett was a strategic advisor for GOOD Worldwide Inc., a global media brand and social impact company, from January 2007 to July 2017 and served as CEO of GOOD Worldwide Inc. from March 2016 to October 2016. From December 2013 to March 2015, he served in various roles at Porch, Inc., an online home services platform, including head of partnerships, corporate development and interim chief financial officer. From October 2010 to May 2013, he served as executive vice president responsible for partnerships and revenue, and from May 2013 to December 2013 as chief revenue officer of Leaf Group Inc. (formerly known as Demand Media Inc.), a publicly traded content company. Mr. Dossett received a B.A. in business management and general management from Ivey Business School at Western University.

Robert Hargadon

Mr. Robert Hargadon is Senior Vice President - People and Culture People and Culture of the Company. Hargadon's experience in human resources spans over 30 years. Most recently, he was senior vice president of human resources at Alere (now part of Abbott Labs) where he led efforts to drive performance through talent management and culture initiatives. Prior to that, he held senior HR and talent management roles at Microsoft, drugstore.com, Boston Scientific, and Fidelity Investments. His experience includes 12+ years consulting with firms including RBL, Novations Group and Harbridge House (acquired by PWC). Hargadon serves on the advisory board at the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) and community volunteer at FareStart. He earned a B.A. in economics from Harvard University.

John Quist

Mr. John Quist is the Senior Vice President - Operations of Impinj Inc., since March 2006. Prior to joining the company in March 2006, Mr. Quist worked at Cypress Semiconductor, a semiconductor company, from May 1988 to March 2006, most recently as director of manufacturing. Mr. Quist received a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial technology from San Jose State University.

Denise Masters

Ms. Denise Masters is the Principal Accounting Officer of the company. She has served as the Company’s interim vice president of accounting and corporate controller since March 2018. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Masters was Vice President Finance at Blucora, Inc. and had overall responsibility for SEC reporting and compliance, accounting and treasury. Ms. Masters received B.A. in accounting from Ohio Wesleyan University.

Jennifer Armstrong-Owen

Ms. Jennifer Armstrong-Owen is the Vice President - People, Environment, and Culture of the Company. She brings over 25 years of experience leading human resources and culture development for companies including Branded Entertainment Network (BEN, formerly Corbis) and RealNetworks. She was most recently Chief Human Resources Officer at BEN where she focused on acquisitions and divestitures that helped drive the rebranding of the company. Prior to that, she spent thirteen years at RealNetworks where she held leadership roles including vice president of global human resources. Armstrong-Owen holds a BA in math and business administration from Evergreen State College and an MBA from the University of Washington. When she is not working, Jenny can often be found with her husband and five kids backpacking around the Cascade Mountains.

Tom Alberg

Mr. Tom A. Alberg is an Independent Director of Impinj Inc., since September 2000. Mr. Alberg has served as a member of our board of directors since September 2000. He has been a managing director of Madrona Venture Group, LLC, a venture capital firm, since September 1999, and a principal in Madrona Investment Group, LLC, a private investment firm, since January 1996. Prior to co-founding Madrona Investment Group, Mr. Alberg served as president of LIN Broadcasting Corporation, executive vice president of McCaw Cellular Communications, Inc., and executive vice president of AT&T Wireless Services. Previously, he was chair of the executive committee and partner at Perkins Coie, the Northwest’s largest law firm. Since 2006, Mr. Alberg has served as a director of Amazon.com. From February 1998 to August 2006, he was a director of ADIC. Mr. Alberg received a B.A. in international affairs from Harvard College and a J.D. from Columbia Law School. We believe Mr. Alberg’s experience as a venture capitalist investing in technology companies, through which he gained experience with emerging technologies, his experience as a lawyer, and skills relating to financial statement and accounting matters, qualify him to serve as director.

Clinton Bybee

Mr. Clinton W. Bybee is an Independent Director of Impinj Inc. Mr. Bybee has served as a member of our board of directors since January 2008 and chairman of our compensation committee since July 2014. He is a managing director of ARCH Venture Partners, a venture capital firm he joined in June 1994. Mr. Bybee has helped organize, finance and develop numerous companies and is a board member of XTERA Communications, a publicly-traded technology company and several privately-held companies. He is an organizing member of the Texas Venture Capital Association and currently serves as its president. Previously, Mr. Bybee held various engineering positions with Amoco Corporation. Mr. Bybee received a B.S. in petroleum engineering from Texas A&M University and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago. We believe that Mr. Bybee’s experience as a venture capital investor, including his service on the board of directors of multiple companies, qualifies him to serve as director.

Daniel Gibson

Mr. Daniel Patrick Gibson is an Independent Director of the company. He Founded by Gibson in 2011, Sylebra is a private investment management firm based in Hong Kong that focuses on technology, media, and telecom companies globally with a specialization in public small- and mid-cap companies. It is a significant stockholder of Impinj. Prior to founding Sylebra, Gibson was a partner at Coatue Management, an investment management firm in New York. He has also held positions at Calera Capital, a multi-billion-dollar private equity fund, and UBS Investment Bank. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Amherst College.

Gregory Sessler

Mr. Gregory Sessler is an Independent Director of Impinj Inc. Mr. Sessler has served as a member of our board of directors and as chairman of our audit committee since April 2011. Mr. Sessler is the president and chief executive officer and former chief financial officer of Spiration, Inc., a medical device company (acquired by Olympus Corporation of the Americas in 2010), which he joined in 2002. Previously, Mr. Sessler served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of Rosetta Inpharmatics, Inc., a biotechnology company (acquired by Merck & Co. in 2001), chief financial officer of Sonus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (now OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.), a pharmaceutical company, and chief financial officer of MicroProbe Corporation, a biotechnology company. Mr. Sessler previously served as chairman of the audit committee of Marina Biotech, Inc. and as a member of the audit committee of Corixa Corporation (acquired by GlaxoSmithKline plc). Mr. Sessler received a B.S. in accounting from Syracuse University and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. We believe his financial and accounting expertise, including his service as chief financial officer of four publicly-traded companies, qualify him to serve as director and as audit committee chairman.

Theresa Wise

Dr. Theresa Wise is an Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Wise has served as a member of our board of directors since May 2016. Dr. Wise was senior vice president and chief information officer for Delta Air Lines, Inc., an airline company, from October 2008 to April 2016. Prior to joining Delta, Dr. Wise held a number of positions at Northwest Airlines Corporation, an airline company, including serving as the company’s chief information officer from 2001 until Northwest Airlines Corporation’s merger with Delta Air Lines in 2008. Dr. Wise received a B.A. in mathematics and chemistry from St. Olaf College and a Ph.D. and M.S. in applied math from Cornell University. We believe Dr. Wise’s experience as a senior officer at public companies qualifies her to serve as a director.

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