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ParkerVision Inc (PRKR.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jeffrey Parker

58 1998 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Cynthia Poehlman

49 2007 Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Secretary

John Stuckey

44 2008 Executive Vice President - Corporate Strategy and Business Development

David Sorrells

56 1997 Chief Technical Officer, Director

Frank Newman

2016 Director

Paul Rosenbaum

2016 Director

Papken Der Torossian

77 2003 Independent Director

William Hightower

71 2004 Independent Director

John Metcalf

65 2004 Independent Director

Robert Sterne

63 2006 Independent Director

Nam Suh

2003 Independent Director

Laurie Little

2017 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Jeffrey Parker

Mr. Jeffrey L. Parker is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of ParkerVision Inc. He was our president from April 1993 to June 1998. From March 1983 to August 1989, Mr. Parker served as executive vice president for Parker Electronics, Inc., a joint venture partner with Carrier Corporation performing research, development, manufacturing, and sales and marketing for the heating, ventilation and air conditioning industry. Mr. Parker holds 31 United States patents. Among other qualifications, as chief executive officer, Mr. Parker has relevant insight into our operations, our industry, and related risks as well as experience bringing disruptive technologies to market.

Cynthia Poehlman

Ms. Cynthia L. Poehlman is Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Secretary of ParkerVision Inc. From March 1994 to June 2004, Ms. Poehlman was our controller and our chief accounting officer. Ms. Poehlman has been a certified public accountant in the state of Florida since 1989.

John Stuckey

Mr. John Stuckey is an Executive Vice President - Corporate Strategy and Business Development of ParkerVision Inc. Prior to July 2004, Mr. Stuckey spent five years at Thomson, Inc. where he most recently served as director of business development.

David Sorrells

Mr. David F. Sorrells is Chief Technical Officer, Director of ParkerVision Inc. Mr. Sorrells is one of the leading inventors of our core technologies. From June 1990 to September 1996, Mr. Sorrells served as our engineering manager. He holds 185 United States patents and a number of corresponding foreign patents. Among other qualifications, Mr. Sorrells has an in-depth understanding of our technologies and their relevance to target markets.

Frank Newman

Mr. Frank Newman serves as Director of the Company. Mr. Newman has served as Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Treasury; Chairman and CEO of Shenzhen Development Bank, a national bank in China; Chairman and CEO of Bankers Trust, an international bank based in New York; and CFO of Bank of America and of Wells Fargo Bank. He currently serves as Chairman of Promontory Financial Group China Ltd. Mr. Newman has previously served as a director for major public companies in the U.S., U.K., and China, and as a member of the Board of Trustees of Carnegie Hall. He earned his BA, magna cum laude in economics, at Harvard University. Mr. Newman has published several articles on economic matters in the U.S., China and Hong Kong and has authored two books: Freedom from National Debt and Six Myths that Hold Back America and What America Can Learn from the Growth of China’s Economy.

Paul Rosenbaum

Mr. Paul Rosenbaum serves as Director of the Company. Mr. Rosenbaum is the CEO of SWR Corporation, a private company that sells and markets specialty industrial chemicals, which he founded in 1994. He served as CEO and Chairman of Rentrak Corporation, a Nasdaq publicly traded company, from 2000 to 2009 and served as the non-executive Chairman of Rentrack for two additional years. Prior to 2000, Mr. Rosenbaum practiced law and served as a Michigan state legislator where he chaired The House Judiciary Committee, was legal counsel to The Speaker of the House and wrote and sponsored The Michigan Administrative Procedures Act. Mr. Rosenbaum earned a BS Degree from Springfield College and a JD degree from George Washington University. Mr. Rosenbaum currently serves as President of The Providence St. Vincent Medical Foundation Council of Trustees. He also served for eight years on the nine-member Board of Commissioners for the Port of Portland, serving as Vice Chair for the last four of those years.

Papken Der Torossian

Mr. Papken S. Der Torossian is an Independent Director of ParkerVision Inc. Mr. der Torossian has extensive experience as chairman and chief executive of a number of semiconductor and technology-based companies. Mr. der Torossian was chief executive officer of Silicon Valley Group, Inc. (“SVGI”) from 1986 until 2001 when it was acquired by ASML. Prior to his joining SVGI, from 1981 until 1986, he was president and chief executive officer of ECS Microsystems, a communications and personal computer company that was acquired by Ampex Corporation where he stayed on as a manager for a year. From 1976 to 1981, Mr. der Torossian was president of the Santa Cruz Division of Plantronics where he also served as vice president of the Telephone Products Group. Previous to that, he spent four years at Spectra-Physics, Inc. and twelve years with Hewlett-Packard in a variety of management positions. Since August 2007, Mr. der Torossian has served as a director and a member of the compensation committee and nominating and governance committees of Atmel Corporation, a publicly traded company. Among other qualifications, Mr.der Torossian has over two decades of experience in engineering and has demonstrated accomplishments as chief executive officer and chairman of several high technology public and private companies. Mr.der Torossian also has a relevant network in the technology community as well as relevant operating experience with small, high growth companies.

William Hightower

Mr. William A. Hightower is an Independent Director of ParkerVision Inc. Mr. Hightower has extensive experience as an executive officer and operating officer for both public and private companies in a number of industries, including telecommunications. From September 2003 to his retirement in November 2004, Mr. Hightower served as our president. Mr. Hightower was the president and chief operating officer and a director of SVGI, from August 1997 until his retirement in May 2001. SVGI was a publicly held company which designed and built semiconductor capital equipment tools for chip manufacturers. From January 1996 to August 1997, Mr. Hightower served as chairman and chief executive officer of CADNET Corporation, a developer of network software solutions for the architectural industry. From August 1989 to January 1996, Mr. Hightower was the president and chief executive officer of Telematics International, Inc. Among other qualifications, Mr. Hightower’s longevity on our Board provides him with a historical perspective and a relevant understanding of both our target markets and our industry as a whole.

John Metcalf

Mr. John P. Metcalf is an Independent Director of ParkerVision Inc. From November 2002 until his retirement in July 2010, Mr. Metcalf was a chief financial officer (“CFO”) partner with Tatum LLC, the largest executive services and consulting firm in the United States. Mr. Metcalf has 18 years’ experience as a CFO. From July 2006 to September 2007, Mr. Metcalf served as CFO for Electro Scientific Industries, Inc., a provider of high-technology manufacturing equipment to the global electronics market. From June 2004 to July 2006, Mr. Metcalf served as CFO for Siltronic AG. From August 2011 to February 2013, Mr. Metcalf served on the board of directors and was chairman of the audit, compensation, and nominating committees of Trellis Earth Products, Inc, a privately held company. From June 2007 until July 2011, Mr. Metcalf served on the board of directors and was chairman of the audit committee of EnergyConnect Group, Inc. (formerly Microfield Group, Inc.), a publicly traded company that was acquired by Johnson Controls, Inc. in July 2011. Among other qualifications, Mr. Metcalf has extensive experience in the semiconductor industry, an in-depth understanding of generally accepted accounting principles, financial statements and SEC reporting requirements, and satisfies the audit committee requirement for financial expertise.

Robert Sterne

Mr. Robert G. Sterne is an Independent Director of ParkerVision Inc. Since 1978, Mr. Sterne has been a partner of the law firm of Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox PLLC, specializing in patent and other intellectual property law. Mr. Sterne provides legal services to us as one of our patent and intellectual property attorneys. Among other qualifications, Mr. Sterne has an in-depth knowledge of our intellectual property portfolio and patent strategies and is considered a leader in best practices and board responsibilities concerning intellectual property.

Nam Suh

Dr. Nam P. Suh is an Independent Director of Parkervision Inc. Mr. Suh served as the president of Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) for seven years from July 2006 to February 2013. He is a member of the board of trustees of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) of Saudi Arabia and a member of a number of advisory organizations, including the International Advisory Board of King Fahd University of Science and Technology and the Research Advisory Board of Arcelik of Istanbul, Turkey. Mr. Suh served on the board of directors of Integrated Device Technology, Inc., a Nasdaq-listed company that develops mixed signal semiconductor solutions. Among other qualifications, Mr. Suh has significant experience with technology innovation and the process of new product introduction, including an invention selected as one of the 10 Emerging Technologies of the world by the 2013 World Economic Forum of Davos and 50 most promising new inventions of 2010 by TIME magazine. Mr. Suh is a widely published author of approximately 300 articles and seven books on topics related to tribology, manufacturing, plastics and design. Mr. Suh has approximately 70 United States patents and many foreign patents, some of which relate to electric vehicles, polymers, tribology, and design. He has received many national and international honors and awards, including the 2009 ASME Medal and nine honorary doctorates from institutions on four continents. Mr. Suh also has a relevant professional network in the Korean community as well as relevant experience with Korean culture and commerce.

Laurie Little

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