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Superconductor Technologies Inc (SCON.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Martin Kaplan

79 2010 Independent Chairman of the Board

Jeffrey Quiram

56 2005 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

William Buchanan

69 2010 Chief Financial Officer (Principal Financial and Accounting Officer)

Robert Johnson

66 2004 Senior Vice President - Operations

Adam Shelton

50 2006 Vice President - Product Management and Marketing

Kenneth Pfeiffer

50 2012 Vice President - Engineering

Lynn Davis

70 2005 Independent Director

Dan Halvorson

51 2014 Independent Director

Cathy Mattison

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Martin Kaplan

Mr. Martin A. Kaplan is an Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Kaplan has served on our board since 2002 and was named Chairman of the Board in October 2010. From 2000 through 2012, Mr. Kaplan was Chairman of the Board of JDS Uniphase, Inc. (“JDSU”), a telecommunications equipment company, where he remained a director until August 2015. In August 2015, JDSU spun off its communications and commercial optical products business into the publicly-traded company Lumentum Holdings Inc., at which time Mr. Kaplan resigned from the JDSU Board and became Chairman of the Board of Lumentum Holdings Inc. In a career spanning 40 years, Mr. Kaplan last served as Executive Vice-President of the Pacific Telesis Group, which became a subsidiary of SBC Communications in 1997. Mr. Kaplan has served as a director of a number of other public and private companies. Mr. Kaplan earned a B.S. in engineering from California Institute of Technology. Our Board has determined that Mr. Kaplan is qualified to serve as a director because he has extensive business leadership and board experience. .

Jeffrey Quiram

Mr. Jeffrey A. Quiram is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Quiram has served on our Board, and has been our President and Chief Executive Officer, since 2005. From 1991 to 2004, Mr. Quiram served ADC Telecommunications in a variety of management roles, including Vice President of its wireless business unit. Mr. Quiram has a B.S. in Quantitative Methods and Computer Science from College of St. Thomas, and an M.B.A. from University of Minnesota. Our Board has determined that Mr. Quiram is qualified to serve as a director because he has extensive knowledge about product development, business planning, and complex manufacturing. In addition, he has extensive knowledge about our corporate operations and market activities from serving as our Chief Executive Officer.

William Buchanan

Mr. William J. Buchanan is Chief Financial Officer (Principal Financial and Accounting Officer) of the Company. Mr. Buchanan has been our Chief Financial Officer since May 2010. Mr. Buchanan joined us in 1998 and served as our Controller from 2000 to May 2010. For 16 years prior to joining us, he was a self-employed private investor and investment advisor. For the nine years prior to that, he served in various executive and accounting positions with Applied Magnetics Corp and Raytheon Co. Mr. Buchanan holds a B.A. in Economics from California State University, Fresno.

Robert Johnson

Mr. Robert L. Johnson is Senior Vice President - Operations of the Company. Mr. Johnson has been our Senior Vice President, Operations since 2004. Mr. Johnson joined us in 2000 as Vice President of Wireless Manufacturing. From 1996 to 2000, Mr. Johnson was the Director and General Manager of Schlumberger ATE. From 1990 to 1996, he served as Vice President and General Manager of Harman International Industries. Mr. Johnson studied industrial engineering at Arizona State University.

Adam Shelton

Mr. Adam L. Shelton is Vice President - Product Management and Marketing of the Company. Mr. Shelton has been our Vice President, Product Management and Marketing since 2006. From 2005 to 2006, Mr. Shelton was the Senior Director of Marketing for Motorola. From 2003 to 2005, he was Senior Director of Marketing for Advanced Fibre Communications (AFC), now Tellabs. Mr. Shelton also held various management and executive management positions with Mahi Networks, ATU Communications and Bell Canada. Mr. Shelton graduated with dean’s honors as a Civil Engineering Technologist from Seneca College in Toronto, Canada.

Kenneth Pfeiffer

Mr. Kenneth E. Pfeiffer is Vice President - Engineering of the Company. Mr. Pfeiffer has been our Vice President, Engineering since 2012. From 2009 to 2011, Mr. Pfeiffer was Vice President, Engineering at Veeco Instruments Inc. From 2006 to 2009, Mr. Pfeiffer was the Director of Equipment Engineering for HelioVolt Corporation. Prior to that, Mr. Pfeiffer held various engineering and management positions at Active Power, Inc. and Applied Materials, Inc. Mr. Pfeiffer obtained a B.S. Mechanical Engineering degree from Texas A&M University in 1990 and a M.S. Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas in 1994. He also holds a Master’s in Business Administration degree from the University of Texas at Austin.

Lynn Davis

Mr. Lynn J. Davis is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Davis has served on our Board since 2005. He served as President, Chief Operating Officer and director of August Technology, a manufacturer of inspection equipment for the semiconductor fabrication industry from 2005 to 2006. From 2002 to 2004, he was a partner at Tate Capital Partners Fund, LLC, a private investment firm he co-founded. Prior to Tate, Mr. Davis was an employee of ADC Telecommunications for 28 years, serving in 14 management positions, including Corporate President, Group President and Chief Operating Officer. He is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of Flexsteel Industries Inc., a furniture manufacturer. Mr. Davis holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from Iowa State University and an M.B.A. from the University of Minnesota. Our Board has determined that Mr. Davis is qualified to serve as a director because he has extensive knowledge in various management roles in the telecommunications industry, including manufacturing, sales and marketing. In addition, as a venture capitalist, Mr. Davis has worked with smaller companies and brings a valuable entrepreneurial approach to management and compensation issues.

Dan Halvorson

Mr. Dan L. Halvorson is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Halvorson joined our Board in March 2014. Mr. Halvorson is currently the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Ingenu, Inc., the pioneer in delivering connectivity exclusively to machines, in the Internet of Things space. Mr. Halvorson recently served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for OneRoof Energy, Inc. from 2013 through May 2016, and as Executive Vice President-Operations and Chief Financial Officer for DivX, Inc. from 2007 until its acquisition by Sonic Solutions in late 2010. Prior to joining DivX, he served at Novatel Wireless, Inc., from 2000 to 2007, most recently as its Chief Financial Officer. He was Director of Finance for Dura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from 1998 to 2000, when the company was acquired by Elan Corporation and Director of Finance for Alliance Pharmaceutical Corp. from 1996 to 1998. From 1988 to 1994, Mr. Halvorson was with Deloitte & Touche LLC, and subsequently, with PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP from 1994 until he joined Alliance Pharmaceutical Corp. in 1996. Mr. Halvorson is a certified public accountant (inactive) and holds a B.S. in Business Administration and Accounting from San Diego State University. Our Board has determined that Mr. Halvorson is qualified to serve as a director because he has extensive knowledge about public and financial accounting matters.

Cathy Mattison

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