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Socket Mobile Inc (SCKT.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Charlie Bass

76 2000 Independent Chairman of the Board

Kevin Mills

57 2000 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

David Dunlap

75 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Finance and Administration, Secretary, Director

Leonard Ott

58 2013 Vice President - Engineering, Chief Technical Officer

Lee Baillif

57 2015 Vice President - Operations

James Lopez

49 2016 Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Developers

Nelson Chan

56 2016 Independent Director

Brenton MacDonald

51 2016 Independent Director

William Parnell

62 2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Charlie Bass

Dr. Charlie Bass is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Socket Mobile Inc. Dr. Charlie Bass co-founded the Company in March 1992 and has been the Chairman of the Board of Directors from such time to the present. Dr. Bass served as the Company's Chief Executive Officer from April 1997 to March 2000. Dr. Bass has served as the Trustee of The Bass Trust since April 1988. Dr. Bass holds a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Hawaii.

Kevin Mills

Mr. Kevin J. Mills is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Socket Mobile Inc., since March 2000. He served as the Company's Chief Operating Officer from September 1998 to March 2000. Mr. Mills joined the Company in September 1993 as Vice President of Operations and has also served as our Vice President of Engineering. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Mills worked from September 1987 to August 1993 at Logitech, Inc., a computer peripherals company, serving most recently as its Director of Operations. He holds a B.E. in Electronic Engineering with honors from the University of Limerick, Ireland.

David Dunlap

Mr. David W. Dunlap is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Finance and Administration, Secretary, & Director of Socket Mobile Inc., since February 1995 and served in the same role as a consultant from November 1994 to February 1995. Mr. Dunlap previously served as Vice President of Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer at several public and private companies. He is a certified public accountant (inactive), and holds an M.B.A. and a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of California at Berkeley.

Leonard Ott

Mr. Leonard L. Ott is Vice President - Engineering, Chief Technical Officer of the Compeny, since October 2000. Mr. Ott has served as Vice President of Engineering since October 2013. Mr. Ott previously served as Vice President of Engineering from December 1998 to October 2000. Mr. Ott joined the Company in March 1994, serving in increasingly responsible engineering positions including Director of Software Development and Director of Engineering. Mr. Ott also worked as an engineering consultant to the Company, from November 1993 to March 1994. Mr. Ott holds a B.A. degree in Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley.

Lee Baillif

Mr. Lee A. Baillif is Vice President - Operations of the Company. He previously served as Controller since January 1, 1999 and was promoted to Vice President and Controller on January 24, 2007. Prior to his appointment as Controller, Mr. Baillif was a member of the accounting staff from September 1994. Mr. Baillif holds a B.S. degree in Business and Finance from San Francisco State University.

James Lopez

Mr. James Lopez is Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Developers of the Company. Mr. Lopez has served as the Company’s Vice President of Marketing since October 1, 2014 and assumed the additional roles as Vice President of Sales and Developers during 2016. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Lopez was Head of Products for Atlona, a company specializing in audio visual systems. From 2006 to 2013, Mr. Lopez worked in increasing responsible executive positions at Logitech, most recently serving as General Manager of the Digital Video Surveillance Business Group. Prior to joining Logitech, Mr. Lopez held increasing responsible executive positions with Electronics for Imaging, Inc. from 1993 to 2006, the last as Director, Product Marketing and Strategy. Mr. Lopez holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.

Nelson Chan

Mr. Nelson C. Chan has been appointed as Independent Director of the Company., effective on October 3, 2016. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of Magellan Corporation from 2006 to 2008, a leader in the consumer, survey, GPS and OEM GPS navigation and positioning markets. From 1992 through 2006 he served in various senior management positions with SanDisk Corporation, a global leader in flash memory cards, the most recent as Executive Vice President and General Manager, Consumer Business. From 1983 to 1992 Mr. Chan held marketing and engineering positions at Chips and Technologies, Signetics, and Delco Electronics. Mr. Chan serves as an independent director on several public companies, including Synaptics, a worldwide developer and supplier of custom-designed human interface solutions; Adesto Technologies, a developer of innovative, low-power memory solutions; and Decker Brands, a global leader in designing, marketing and distributing footwear, apparel and accessories. Mr. Chan also serves on the board of directors of several private companies. Within the past five years, Mr. Chan previously served on the boards of Outerwall Inc. – a provider of automated retail solutions, and Affymetrix – which developed, manufactured and sold products and services for genetic analysis to the life science research and clinical healthcare markets. Mr. Chan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Santa Clara University, Santa Clara California.

Brenton MacDonald

Mr. Brenton MacDonald is an Independent Director of the Company. In February 2018, he joined Rising Tide, a private equity fund, as a partner. Mr. MacDonald served for over eleven years, through February 2018, with Hewlett Packard Enterprise and HP Inc. in an array of strategic planning and business management positions that focused on business growth. His most recent assignment was to lead the Internet of Things (IoT) marketing efforts for Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) CMS division. Prior to Hewlett Packard, Mr. MacDonald spent six years in private equity financing at Newbury Ventures where his focus was on early stage global communication and IT companies throughout the world, and from 1997 to 2000 he worked for Alcatel-Lucent as a senior business analyst. Mr. MacDonald is a graduate of the London School of Economics (MSc) and Carleton University (MA).

William Parnell

Mr. William Luther Parnell is an Independent director of the Company. He was President and CEO of Datalogic ADC from January 2012 thru July 2015 and President and CEO of its predecessors: 1) Datalogic Scanning from March 2006 through December 2011 (initially known as PSC, Inc. and later including the related operations of Datalogic) and 2) Datalogic Mobile from January 2011 thru December 2011. Datalogic is a supplier of Automatic Data Capture and Industrial Automation products for the retail, manufacturing, transportation and logistics and healthcare industries. Mr. Parnell holds an MBA from the University of Washington and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics from Utah State University.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Charlie Bass

43,800

Kevin Mills

360,253

David Dunlap

268,406

Leonard Ott

244,215

Lee Baillif

234,965

James Lopez

299,097

Nelson Chan

39,040

Brenton MacDonald

36,660

William Parnell

36,660
As Of  30 Dec 2017

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Charlie Bass

622,256 2,576,253

Kevin Mills

0 0

David Dunlap

21,580 61,747

Leonard Ott

22,775 25,408

Lee Baillif

0 0

James Lopez

0 0

Nelson Chan

0 0

Brenton MacDonald

0 0

William Parnell

0 0