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TechTarget Inc (TTGT.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gregory Strakosch

55 2016 Executive Chairman of the Board

Michael Cotoia

46 2016 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Daniel Noreck

46 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer

Donald Hawk

46 2012 Executive Director- Product Innovation

Bruce Levenson

68 2016 Lead Independent Director

Robert Burke

63 2012 Independent Director

Leonard Forman

73 2006 Independent Director

Roger Marino

79 2000 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Gregory Strakosch

Mr. Gregory Strakosch is Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He has served as our Chief Executive Officer since our incorporation in September 1999 and as our Chairman since 2007. Prior to co-founding TechTarget, Mr. Strakosch was the President of the Technology Division of UCG. Mr. Strakosch joined UCG in 1992 when it acquired Reliability Ratings, an information technology publishing company that he founded in 1989. Before Reliability Ratings, Mr. Strakosch spent six years at EMC Corporation. Mr. Strakosch holds a B.A. from Boston College. As one of the Company’s two co-founders and our Executive Chairman, Mr. Strakosch is uniquely positioned to provide essential insight and guidance to the Board from an inside perspective and provide the Board with the benefit of his many years of experience and comprehensive knowledge of the information technology advertising business.

Michael Cotoia

Mr. Michael Cotoia, CPA, is Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He has been employed by us since 2002, serving as our Chief Operating Officer from January 2012 to May 2016 and, prior to that, as Executive Vice President (from 2010 to 2012) and in various other positions including Senior Vice President, and Vice President and Publisher from 2002 to 2010. Prior to joining TechTarget, Mr. Cotoia was Director of Sales at SANZ, a national storage integrator, and he also held positions at EMC Corporation, a provider of enterprise information storage systems, and Deloitte, a provider of audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk management, tax, and related services. Mr. Cotoia holds a B.S. from Babson College and is a certified public accountant. Mr. Cotoia’s history with the Company and valuable experience in the information technology advertising business provides the Board with specific knowledge of the Company’s operations and a greater understanding of the Company’s strategic opportunities. In the past five years, Mr. Cotoia has not served on the board of any other publicly traded company.

Daniel Noreck

Mr. Daniel Noreck is Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer of the Company. since December 2016 and, prior to that, as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Providence and Worcester Railroad Company, a regional short line railroad with operations in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, and Rhode Island, from September 2010 to December 2016. Prior to that, Mr. Noreck worked as Senior Audit Manager at Lefkowitz, Garfinkel, Champi & DeRienzo P.C. in Providence, Rhode Island from July 2003 to September 2010. Mr. Noreck holds a B.S. from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth and is a certified public accountant and a chartered global management accountant.

Donald Hawk

Mr. Donald Hawk is Executive Director- Product Innovation of TechTarget, Inc., since January 10, 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Hawk served as our President from our incorporation in September 1999 to 2012. Prior to co-founding TechTarget, Mr. Hawk was a Director of New Media Products for the Technology Division of UCG from 1997 to 1999. Prior to joining UCG, Mr. Hawk was the Director of Electronic Business Development for Telecommunications Reports International, Inc., a telecommunications publishing company. Mr. Hawk holds a B.A. and an M.A. from George Washington University.

Bruce Levenson

Mr. Bruce Levenson is Lead Independent Director of Company. Mr. Levenson is the co-founder of United Communications Group (“UCG”), a business information publisher, where he has worked since 1977. He also founded Oil Price Information Service, a company that provides wholesale/rack and retail fuel prices for the refined products, renewable fuels, and natural gas and gas liquids industries and, with other partners, acquired GasBuddy, LLC, which owns a group of local websites that offer a method for users to post and view retail gasoline prices, in 2013. He is currently a partner at UCG and GasBuddy, LLC, where he is involved in company strategy and acquisition efforts. Mr. Levenson is a founding partner of Hyperwave Technologies, LLC, a company that is focused on developing and licensing innovative cooking technologies, and a former partner of LPF Atlanta LLC, which was the former majority owner of the Atlanta Hawks National Basketball Association franchise, and owns the operating rights to the Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Levenson is also a former member of the Board of Governors of the National Hockey League. Mr. Levenson holds a B.A. from Washington University and a J.D. from American University. The Company believes that Mr. Levenson’s career of over forty years as a principal in a highly successful specialty publisher, UCG, provides the Board with valuable management and strategic experience in a core market the Company serves.

Robert Burke

Mr. Robert D. Burke is an Independent Director of TechTarget, Inc. Mr. Burke has over thirty-five years of experience in the technology industry with both private and public companies. Mr. Burke is currently the President of Metacura, Inc., a consulting company, a position he has held since 2011. Prior thereto, Mr. Burke was most recently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Art Technology Group, Inc. (“ATG”), a leading e-commerce software provider, from 2002 to 2011. Before ATG, Mr. Burke was Chief Executive Officer of Quidnunc from 2000 to 2002 and President of ePresence Solutions from 1997 to 2000. Mr. Burke started his career as an Operating Systems Specialist at Digital Equipment Corporation and held a wide variety of roles in hardware and software infrastructure, software applications, consulting, and systems integration. Since August 2017, Mr. Burke has served as a board member for EtQ, a provider of quality management software solutions based in Farmingdale, New York. Mr. Burke was previously a board member for Sitecore Corporation A/S, a private leading web content management and marketing solution provider from 2011 to 2016 and for Exa Corporation, a public company that develops, sells, and supports simulation software and services for vehicle manufacturers from 2014 to 2017. Mr. Burke has a B.S. in Physics from Eastern Michigan University. The Company believes that Mr. Burke’s extensive experience as a Chief Executive Officer and President of technology driven companies that are similar to the Company’s target customers brings valuable strategic and industry-specific insight to the Board and can assist the Company as it implements its sales and marketing strategies.

Leonard Forman

Mr. Leonard P. Forman is an Independent Director of TechTarget, Inc., since December of 2006. Mr. Forman served as the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of The New York Times Company from 2002 to 2006 when he retired. Mr. Forman had been President and Chief Executive Officer of The New York Times Company Magazine Group prior to its sale in April 2001. Previously, he served The New York Times Company as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development, New Ventures and Electronic Businesses. Mr. Forman also serves on the board of directors of Wolters Kluwer, N.V, a global information services company. Mr. Forman holds a B.A. from Queens College, City University of New York and completed his Ph.D. in Economics at New York University. The Company believes that Mr. Forman’s financial, strategic, and operational experience and acumen in the online services, print media, and advertising businesses bring valuable strategic and industry-specific insight to the Board and adds to its understanding of the risks and opportunities associated with our online media business.

Roger Marino

Mr. Roger M. Marino is an Independent Director of TechTarget, Inc., since 2000. Mr. Marino is an active private investor in numerous technology start-up companies. Since 2001, Mr. Marino founded and has been associated with RMM Group LLC (“RMM Group”), a film production company, and RMM-P, an investment company. Prior to founding RMM Group, Mr. Marino founded EMC Corporation and retired as its President in 1992. Mr. Marino holds a B.S. from Northeastern University and is a member (Emeritus) of Northeastern University’s Board of Trustees. He also serves on two private company boards. Mr. Marino’s extraordinary experience as an entrepreneur who co-founded and then served in various executive positions in a market-leading technology company provides the Board with both executive and sales experience from the perspective of the market in which all of our customers operate.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Gregory Strakosch

743,500

Michael Cotoia

2,179,000

Daniel Noreck

570,845

Donald Hawk

545,000

Bruce Levenson

80,557

Robert Burke

71,057

Leonard Forman

85,557

Roger Marino

63,557
As Of  30 Dec 2017

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Gregory Strakosch

250,000 1,209,640

Michael Cotoia

2,340 1,523

Daniel Noreck

0 0

Donald Hawk

105,000 316,505

Bruce Levenson

0 0

Robert Burke

0 0

Leonard Forman

0 0

Roger Marino

0 0