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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jean-Michel Valette

57 2010 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Shelly Ibach

58 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

David Callen

51 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Andrew Carlin

54 2016 Executive Vice President and Chief Sales and Service Officer

Hunter Saklad

48 2012 Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Kevin Brown

49 2014 Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Mark Kimball

59 2011 Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Officer, Secretary

Melissa Barra

46 2015 Senior Vice President,Chief Strategy and Customer Relationship Officer

Andrea Bloomquist

48 2012 Senior Vice President, Chief Product Officer

Patricia Dirks

61 2014 Senior Vice President, Chief Human Capital Officer

Suresh Krishna

49 2016 Senior Vice President, Chief Operations - Supply Chain and Lean Officer

Daniel Alegre

49 2013 Independent Director

Stephen Gulis

60 2005 Independent Director

Michael Harrison

57 2011 Independent Director

Deborah Kilpatrick

2018 Independent Director

Brenda Lauderback

67 2004 Independent Director

Barbara Matas

58 2016 Independent Director

Kathleen Nedorostek

65 2011 Independent Director

Vicki O'Meara

60 2016 Independent Director

Michael Peel

68 2003 Independent Director

Dave Schwantes

2017 Vice President – Finance, Investor Relations & Decision Support

Biographies

Name Description

Jean-Michel Valette

Mr. Jean-Michel Valette is the Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Chairman of our Board since May 2010; Independent adviser to branded consumer companies; Currently serves as Lead Director of The Boston Beer Company and as a Director of Intertek Group plc; Served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Peet’s Coffee and Tea, Inc. from January 2004 to October 2012; Also served as non-executive Chairman of the Robert Mondavi Winery from April 2005 to October 2006 and was its Managing Director from October 2004 to April 2005; Head of Branded Consumer Equity Research and Branded Consumer Venture Capital Investments at Hambrecht & Quist LLC, an investment banking firm, during the 1990s.Mr. Valette provides our Board with significant, relevant leadership and a proven track record of shareholder value creation with multiple successful branded consumer growth companies as well as valuable perspective in guiding the company on strategy, financial performance and corporate governance practices.

Shelly Ibach

Ms. Shelly Radue Ibach is the President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Company. From June 2011 to June 2012, Ms. Ibach served as the company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and from October 2008 to June 2011, she served as Executive Vice President, Sales & Merchandising. Ms. Ibach joined the company in April 2007 as Senior Vice President of U.S. sales for company-owned channels. Before joining the company, Ms. Ibach was Senior Vice President and General Merchandise Manager for Macy’s home division. From 1982 to 2005, Ms. Ibach held various leadership and executive positions within Target Corporation.

David Callen

Mr. David R. Callen serves as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of the Company. Prior to joining Sleep Number in April 2014, Mr. Callen served as the Principal Financial Officer, Vice President, Finance and Treasurer for Ethan Allen Interiors, Inc., from 2007 to 2014. Previously, Mr. Callen served for more than 15 years in increasingly responsible international financial management positions, emphasizing brand support and manufacturing across industries including automotive, dental, outdoor recreational products, high tech and public accounting.

Andrew Carlin

Mr. Andrew P. Carlin serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Sales and Service Officer of the Company. He serves as the Executive Vice President and Chief Sales and Service Officer for Sleep Number and leads all sales channels, real estate and home delivery operations. From June 2012 to April 2016, Mr. Carlin was Senior Vice President and Chief Sales Officer; from May 2011 to June 2012, Mr. Carlin was the Vice President and Chief Sales Officer; and from January 2009 to May 2011 he was the Vice President of U.S. Retail Sales. Mr. Carlin joined Sleep Number in January 2008 as Regional Vice President, East Region. Prior to joining Sleep Number, Mr. Carlin spent more than 20 years in sales leadership roles for companies including Senior Vice President of Store Operations at Gander Mountain from 2003 to 2008, Kohl’s Department Stores from 1995 to 2003 and the department store division of Target Corporation from 1986 to 1995.

Hunter Saklad

Mr. Hunter J. Saklad serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of the Company. Mr. Saklad served as the Vice President, Consumer Insight and Strategy at Sleep Number. From March 2006 to June 2011 he was Vice President of Finance and held a variety of positions across Finance serving business partners in marketing, sales, supply chain, FP&A, investor relations and treasury. Mr. Saklad joined Sleep Number in October 2004 as Sr. Director of Finance. Prior to joining Sleep Number, Mr. Saklad held finance leadership roles at Ford Motor Company and Visteon.

Kevin Brown

Mr. Kevin K. Brown serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of the company. He serves as the Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for Sleep Number. Prior to joining Sleep Number in January 2014, Mr. Brown served as Group Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer for Meijer, Inc., a regional chain of retail supercenters, from 2011 to 2013. From 2007 to 2011, Mr. Brown held executive marketing leadership roles at Sears Holdings Corporation, including Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer for the home appliances business unit. Previously, Mr. Brown held the position of Senior Vice President, Marketing for Jo-Ann Stores, Inc., from 2004 to 2006. Prior to Jo-Ann Stores, he was an associate partner for Accenture.

Mark Kimball

Mr. Mark A. Kimball serves as Senior Vice President, Secretary, Chief Legal and Risk Officer of the company. He serves as Sleep Number's Senior Vice President, Chief Legal and Risk Officer and Secretary. From August 2003 to June 2011, Mr. Kimball held the position of Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Administrative Officer and Secretary. From July 2000 to August 2003, Mr. Kimball served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Legal, General Counsel, Chief Administrative Officer and Secretary. From May 1999 to July 2000, Mr. Kimball served as the company’s Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel and Secretary. For more than five years prior to joining Sleep Number, Mr. Kimball was a partner in the law firm of Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly LLP practicing in the area of corporate finance.

Melissa Barra

Ms. Melissa Barra serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy and Customer Relationship Officer of the company. Ms. Barra was Vice President, Consumer Insights and Strategy from February 2013 to January 2015. Prior to joining Sleep Number in February 2013, Ms. Barra was Vice President, Process Reengineering Officer for Best Buy Co., Inc. from 2011 to 2012. In a dual role, she also served as Vice President, Finance, New Business Customer Solutions Group from 2010 to 2012. From 2005 to 2010, she held leadership positions in Strategic Alliances and Corporate Development for Best Buy. Prior to Best Buy, Ms. Barra held corporate finance and strategy leadership roles in companies in the U.S. and internationally, including Grupo Futuro S.A., Citibank and GE Capital.

Andrea Bloomquist

Ms. Andrea Lee Bloomquist serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Product Officer of the company. She serves as the Senior Vice President and Chief Product Officer and leads all product innovation, research and development for software and hardware, product brand management, clinical sleep research and merchandising. Ms. Bloomquist was the Chief Product and Merchandising Officer from June 2011 to June 2012. Ms. Bloomquist joined Sleep Number in May 2008 as Vice President and General Merchandise Manager. Prior to joining Sleep Number, Ms. Bloomquist held leadership positions in product and merchandising at Macy’s and Marshall Field’s Department Stores for Target Corporation.

Patricia Dirks

Ms. Patricia A. Dirks serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Human Capital Officer of the company. She serves as the Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Sleep Number and leads all human resources functions. Prior to joining Sleep Number in April 2014, Ms. Dirks served as Senior Vice President Organizational Effectiveness for Target Corporation. From 2004 to 2009, Ms. Dirks was Vice President Headquarters Human Resources for Target Corporation. Prior to 2004, Ms. Dirks was Senior Vice President Human Resources at Marshall Field's of Target Corporation.

Suresh Krishna

Mr. Suresh Krishna serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Operations - Supply Chain and Lean Officer of the Company. Prior to joining Sleep Number, Mr. Krishna joined Polaris in 2010 as Vice President of Global Operations and Integration, leading a 6,500+ person operations organization and driving a culture change to embrace lean across the entire enterprise. In July 2014, he was promoted to Vice President and Business Unit Head of Europe Middle East & Africa (EMEA) for Polaris, where he was responsible for a full P&L with factories, R&D centers, subsidiaries, distributors and dealer networks across more than 60 countries. From 2007 to 2010, he served as Vice President Global Operations, Supply Chain and IT at a division of UTC Fire & Security. Krishna also served in a variety of roles for Diageo, including Vice President of Supply Chain, North America; as a Program Director for an ERP implementation; and as a Director of Strategic Planning and Finance. Earlier in his career he was an associate at Booz Allen & Hamilton.

Daniel Alegre

Mr. Daniel Alegre is an Independent Director of the Company. President of Global Partner Business Solutions for Google, Inc. since November 2012; Held various roles at Google since 2004, including President of Asia Pacific and Japan, overseeing all regional operations, and Vice President of Latin American and Asia Pacific Business Development; Previously, Mr. Alegre was Vice President at Bertelsmann, responsible for business development of its ecommerce division. Mr. Alegre provides the Board with valuable insight into mobile and technology platforms, digital brand building and advertising, and e-commerce deployment and strategy, as well as extensive leadership in global operations and expansion, partner management and business development in technology and mass media industries.

Stephen Gulis

Mr. Stephen L. Gulis, Jr. is an Independent Director of the Company. Retired Executive Vice President and President of Global Operations for Wolverine World Wide, Inc. (WWW), a global marketer of branded footwear, apparel and accessories, a position he held from October 2007 until July 2008; Executive Vice President, CFO and Treasurer of WWW from April 1996 until October 2007. Mr. Gulis provides the Board with extensive experience as a senior executive of a publicly traded consumer products company, including as a chief financial officer and treasurer with responsibility for capital stewardship and cash management, significant M&A activity and broad oversight of financial reporting and controls. Mr. Gulis also brings expertise in risk management, implementation of enterprise technology platforms, global operations, human resources and product sourcing and quality directives.

Michael Harrison

Mr. Michael J. Harrison is an Independent Director of the Company. Board Director since January 2016, and previously interim CEO from March 2014 to May 2015, of OOFOS, LLC, a leader in the emerging global category of recovery footwear for athletes; President & Chief Operating Officer of Grand Circle Corporation, a leading overseas travel company serving U.S. travelers age 50+, from August 2016 through January 2017; Board Director of Totes Isotoner Corporation, a leading global marketer of umbrellas, gloves, rainwear, slippers and other weather-related accessories from December 2014 to August 2016; Previously Chief Brand Officer for The Timberland Company, a leading brand of outdoor footwear, apparel and gear from July 2009 through November 2012; Prior to 2009, Mr. Harrison held various senior leadership roles at Timberland and Procter & Gamble Co., including positions with significant responsibility for international marketing, global operations and business development. Mr. Harrison brings 30 years of business acumen to our Board from his senior executive experience in marketing, product design and development, retailing and international management with leading consumer brands.

Deborah Kilpatrick

Dr. Deborah Kilpatrick Ph.D. is Independent Director of the company. She is the CEO of Evidation Heath, an emerging digital company in San Mateo, California, that enables healthcare companies to quantify biometric data sets and improve health outcomes through machine learning. She previously held leadership roles at Exponent, CardioDx and Guidant Corporation. She chairs the Georgia Tech College of Engineering Advisory Board and is a Fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering.

Brenda Lauderback

Ms. Brenda Joyce Lauderback is an Independent Director of the Company. Former President of the Retail and Wholesale Group for the Nine West Group, Inc., a designer and marketer of women’s footwear and accessories, from May 1995 until January 1998; Previous roles include President of Wholesale and Manufacturing for US Shoe Corporation and more than 18 years in senior merchandising roles at the Department Store Division of Target Corporation. Ms. Lauderback brings to our Board extensive leadership in merchandising, marketing, product development and design and manufacturing at prominent national wholesale and retail companies. Her breadth of experience as a director on several other publicly traded company boards also provides our Board with significant insight into leading practices in executive compensation and corporate governance. Ms. Lauderback is a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Board Leadership Fellow, having completed NACD’s comprehensive program of study for directors and corporate governance professionals. She supplements her skill sets through ongoing engagement with the director community, and access to leading practices. Ms. Lauderback was selected as one of the top 100 Directors by NACD in 2017.

Barbara Matas

Ms. Barbara Ruth Matas is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Matas served as Former Managing Director and Chairman, Leveraged Finance, Citigroup Global Markets, Inc. from 2013 to 2016, and co-head from 2006 to 2013; From 1985 to 2006 Ms. Matas held various leadership positions in leveraged finance and high yield capital markets at Citicorp, Salomon Brothers and Citigroup; Ms. Matas began her career as an auditor at Touche Ross & Co. Ms. Matas brings to our board substantial expertise in capital structure and financial strategy gained through more than 30 years of professional experience in advising boards and management teams on capital markets, capital structure and risk assessment and management.

Kathleen Nedorostek

Ms. Kathleen L. Nedorostek is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Nedorostek was Former Global CEO of Nine West Group, a division of Nine West Holdings, Inc., a leading global designer, marketer and wholesaler of brands in apparel, footwear and accessories from April 2014 to September 2014; Group President, Global Footwear and Accessories at The Jones Group from October 2012 until April 2014; President of the North American Wholesale and Global Licensing divisions of Coach Inc. from 2003 to 2012. Ms. Nedorostek provides our Board with significant experience leading high-end, multi-national branded consumer products companies with both manufacturing and retail operations. Her experience includes strategic planning for global businesses, P&L oversight, organizational strategy and change management, product design, global licensing and distribution, brand marketing and real estate.

Vicki O'Meara

Ms. Vicki A. O'Meara is an Independent Director of the Company. Chief Executive Officer of Analytics Pros, Inc., a digital analytics consultancy, since 2014; Executive Vice President of Pitney Bowes, Inc. and President of Pitney Bowes Service Solutions with responsibility for global document management, marketing services and e-commerce units from 2010 to 2013; Previously served for over 10 years in various senior management positions at Ryder Systems, Inc., including as head of Ryder’s U.S. Supply Chain Solutions business from 2005 to 2007; Ms. O’Meara’s career began as an attorney and Army Captain, and she served in several senior federal government positions. Ms. O’Meara brings to our Board extensive global leadership and operational experience in a variety of functional areas relevant to our business and strategic direction, including supply chain, digital analytics, marketing, corporate governance, environmental health and safety and government affairs. Ms. O’Meara also brings experience from prior service on two public company boards.

Michael Peel

Mr. Michael A. Peel is an Independent Director of the Company. In October 2008, Currently serves as Senior Advisor to the leadership advisory firm ghSMART; Previously was an officer of Yale University from October 2008 until July 2017, where he was Vice President of Human Resources and Administration; Prior to joining Yale, Mr. Peel was Chief Human Resources Officer for General Mills, Inc. for 17 years from 1991 - 2008 and last served as Executive Vice President of Human Resources & Global Business Services; Earlier in his career, Mr. Peel spent 14 years at PepsiCo, Inc., where he served as Chief Human Resources Officer for two of its largest and fastest growing divisions, PepsiCo Worldwide Foods and Pepsi-Cola Bottling Group. Mr. Peel is a widely recognized Human Capital expert with extensive experience in large, consumer-oriented and publicly traded companies. He has extensive international operating and merger/acquisition/joint venture experience. He provides our Board with senior level perspective on organizational effectiveness, talent development, change management, succession planning, and executive compensation.

Dave Schwantes