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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

H. Jin

54 2001 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Salman Dhanani

45 2014 Co-President - Automotive Business Unit

Hassan Wahla

46 2014 Co-President, Automotive Business Unit

Adeel Manzoor

2019 Chief Financial Officer

Philipp Kandal

35 2017 Senior Vice President - Engineering

Karen Francis

56 2016 Lead Independent Director

Samuel Chen

67 2002 Independent Director

Wesley Cummins

41 2016 Independent Director

Douglas Miller

61 2016 Independent Director

Randy Ortiz

60 2017 Independent Director

Ken Xie

56 2012 Independent Director

Michael Bishop

2018 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

H. Jin

Dr. H.P. Jin is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of TeleNav, Inc. Dr. Jin has also served as our chief executive officer and chairman of our board of directors from October 1999 to May 2001 and since December 2001. Prior to Telenav, Dr. Jin served as a senior strategy consultant at the McKenna Group, a strategy consulting firm. Prior to that time, Dr. Jin was a business strategy and management consultant at McKinsey & Company, a management consulting firm. Dr. Jin was also previously a technical director at Loral Integrated Navigation Communication Satellite Systems, or LINCSS, a division of Loral Space & Communications, Inc., a publicly traded GPS service and engineering company. Dr. Jin holds a B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Harbin Institute of Technology in China and a Ph.D. in Guidance, Navigation and Control, with a Ph.D. minor in Electrical Engineering, from Stanford University. With over 15 years of experience as our president and chief executive officer, Dr. Jin has deep knowledge and understanding of our business. Dr. Jin’s experience as chief executive officer demonstrates his leadership and business acumen.

Salman Dhanani

Mr. Salman Dhanani is Co-President - Automotive Business Unit of TeleNav, Inc. Mr. Dhanani served as our vice president, growth strategy and partnerships from July 2012 to January 2014, as our vice president, products from August 2010 to July 2012 and as our vice president, products and marketing from August 2009 to August 2010. Mr. Dhanani served as our executive director of marketing from March 2009 to July 2009 and as our senior director of marketing from November 1999 to February 2009. From January 1999 to November 1999, Mr. Dhanani served as a consultant at the McKenna Group, a strategy consulting firm. From July 1996 to December 1998, Mr. Dhanani served as an application engineer at Schlumberger Ltd., a technology consulting services company. Mr. Dhanani holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington.

Hassan Wahla

Mr. Hassan Wahla is Co-President, Automotive Business Unit of the Company. Mr. Wahla served as our vice president, business development and carrier sales from August 2009 to January 2014 and served as our executive director of business development from May 2005 to August 2009. From April 2003 to May 2005, Mr. Wahla served as a senior product manager at Nextel Communications, a wireless communications company that merged with Sprint Corporation, or Sprint. From February 2002 to April 2003, Mr. Wahla served as vice president of business development of Wireless Multimedia Solutions, a privately held wireless software platform company. From September 1999 to February 2002, Mr. Wahla served as director of business development at MicroStrategy, Inc., a business intelligence software company. Prior to that time, Mr. Wahla served as a senior consultant at Maritime Power, a maritime equipment company. Mr. Wahla holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Virginia Tech, an M.S. in Management from Stevens Institute of Technology and a Masters of International Affairs from Columbia University.

Adeel Manzoor

Mr. Adeel Manzoor is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Prior to joining HP, Manzoor worked for Big Four accounting and professional services firm Ernst & Young LLP in the assurance and advisory practice. Manzoor holds two master's degrees, an MBA in International Business from ESCP-EAP Oxford/Asian Institute of Technology and a MS in Accounting and Finance from New Mexico State University. He also holds a bachelor's degree in both Commerce and Marketing from Punjab University.

Philipp Kandal

Mr. Philipp Kandal is Senior Vice President, Engineering of the Company. From October 2016 to January 2017, Mr. Kandal served as our vice president, engineering for automotive and OSM. From January 2014 to October 2016, Mr. Kandal served as our general manager, EU and head of OSM. From September 2008 to January 2014, Mr. Kandal served as co-founder and CTO of skobbler GmbH (“skobbler”), prior to our acquisition of skobbler. Mr. Kandal holds an M.B.A. from the University of Cologne.

Karen Francis

Ms. Karen C. Francis serves as Lead Independent Director of the Company. Karen Francis has served as a member of our board of directors since December 2016. Ms. Francis has served as a director of AutoNation, Inc., the largest automotive retailer in the U.S., since February 2016. Ms. Francis previously served as a director of The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. from May 2014 to May 2017. Ms. Francis also serves as an independent director and strategic advisor to privately held technology companies. Ms. Francis served as CEO of AcademixDirect, Inc., an education technology company, from 2009 to 2014 and as Executive Chairman from 2009 to 2017. From 2004 to 2007, Ms. Francis was Chairman and CEO of Publicis & Hal Riney, based in San Francisco and part of the Publicis global advertising and marketing network. From 2001 to 2002, she served as Vice President of Ford Motor Company, where she was responsible for strategic technology investments including in-vehicle telematics, customer relationship management across all divisions, global vehicle export operations, and Ford Direct, the company’s online sales initiative structured as a joint venture with Ford dealers. From 1996 to 2000, Ms. Francis held several positions with General Motors, including serving as General Manager of the Oldsmobile division overseeing sales, marketing, strategy and product development, as well as Regional Manager of Chevrolet’s Rocky Mountain Region responsible for all dealer operations in eleven states. Ms. Francis holds an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School and a B.A. in Economics from Dartmouth College. Ms. Francis' experience as a board member and chief executive, as well as her experience in the automotive industry, brings valuable insight and perspective to our board.

Samuel Chen

Mr. Samuel Chen is an Independent Director of TeleNav, Inc., Mr. Chen has served as chairman of the board of directors of Rayson Technology Co., Ltd., a privately held wireless communications company, for the last 23 years. Since 1994, Mr. Chen has also served as chairman of the board of directors of Sonix Technology Co., Ltd., an integrated circuit development company publicly traded on the Taiwan Stock Exchange. Since 2000, Mr. Chen has also served as chairman of the board of directors of GlobalSat Technology Corp., an electronic communications company publicly traded on the Taiwan Stock Exchange. Mr. Chen holds a B.S. in Chemistry from National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan. Mr. Chen brings with him considerable business experience as the current chairman of the board of directors of Sonix Technology Co. Ltd., GlobalSat Technology Co., Ltd., and Rayson Technology Co. Ltd. Mr. Chen also serves on the board of directors of various other privately held companies.

Wesley Cummins

Mr. Wesley (Wes) is the Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Cummins joined Nokomis Capital, L.L.C., an investment advisory firm, in October 2012 as an analyst. From March 2011 to September 2012, Mr. Cummins was an analyst for Harvey Partners, a hedge fund. From February 2002 to March 2011, Mr. Cummins held multiple positions including senior research analyst covering technology hardware companies, director of research, head of capital markets and, finally, president of B. Riley & Co., an investment banking firm. Mr. Cummins has extensive experience in the investment research process, public and private capital raising, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring and shareholder activism. From 2000 to 2002, Mr. Cummins was an associate analyst at Needham & Company, an investment banking firm. Since 2007, Mr. Cummins has served as a member of the board of directors of Applied Science Products, Inc., formerly known as Flight Safety Technologies, Inc., a publicly traded company engaged in developing technologies for aviation safety and efficiency. Mr. Cummins holds a B.S.B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.

Douglas Miller

Mr. Douglas S. Miller is a Independent Director of TeleNav, Inc. Mr. Miller served as a member of the board of directors and chairman of the audit committee of CareDx, a publicly traded diagnostics company, from July 2016 to May 2017. Mr. Miller served as a member of the board of directors and as chairman of the audit committee of Procera Networks, a publicly traded policy enforcement solutions company, from May 2013 to June 2015. Previously, Mr. Miller served as our chief financial officer from May 2006 to June 2012. From July 2005 to May 2006, Mr. Miller served as vice president and chief financial officer of Longboard, Inc., a privately held provider of telecommunications software. From October 1998 to July 2005, Mr. Miller held various management positions at Synplicity, Inc., a publicly traded electronic design automation company acquired by Synopsys, Inc., including senior vice president of finance and chief financial officer. Prior to that time, Mr. Miller also served as chief financial officer of 3DLabs, Inc., a publicly held graphics semiconductor company, and as a partner at Ernst & Young LLP, a professional services organization. Mr. Miller is a certified public accountant (inactive). He holds a B.S.C. in Accounting from Santa Clara University.

Randy Ortiz

Mr. Randy L. Ortiz is Independent Director of the company. Mr. Ortiz served as president and chief executive officer and a director of the LoJack Corporation from November 2011 to March 2016. Previously, Mr. Ortiz served as chief executive officer of Carmoza LLC, an auto transport services company, from November 2010 to October 2011, and as director of Carmoza LLC from April 2010 to October 2011. From 2002 until his retirement in 2010, Mr. Ortiz held a variety of senior executive positions at Ford Motor Company. He served as Executive Director and General Manager of Ford’s Worldwide Export Operations from 2002 to 2005, General Manager of Sales for Ford’s Customer Service Division in 2006, and General Manager at Ford and Lincoln-Mercury Sales Operations from 2007 until March 2010, as well as various other management positions from 1982 through 2002.

Ken Xie

Mr. Ken Xie is an Independent Director of TeleNav, Inc. Since October 2000, Mr. Xie has served as the president and chief executive officer of Fortinet, Inc., a publicly traded network security solutions company, which he co-founded. Prior to co-founding Fortinet, Mr. Xie was the founder, president and chief executive officer of NetScreen Technologies, Inc., a publicly traded provider of network security products, which was acquired by Juniper Networks, Inc., an IP network solutions company, in April 2004. Mr. Xie received a B.S. and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Tsinghua University in China and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, and he is a member of the National Academy of Engineering.

Michael Bishop

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