Edition:
United States

Workiva Inc (WK.N)

WK.N on New York Stock Exchange

22.10USD
17 Nov 2017
Change (% chg)

$-0.05 (-0.23%)
Prev Close
$22.15
Open
$22.05
Day's High
$22.40
Day's Low
$21.90
Volume
14,830
Avg. Vol
18,690
52-wk High
$23.55
52-wk Low
$12.25

Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Matthew Rizai

61 2014 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Martin Vanderploeg

60 President, Chief Operating Officer, Director

J Miller

56 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer

Jeffrey Trom

56 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Troy Calkins

50 2014 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Joseph Howell

64 2014 Executive Vice President - Strategic Initiatives

Michael Sellberg

50 Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer

Jill Klindt

40 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President

Robert Herz

63 Director

Michael Crow

61 Independent Director

Eugene Katz

71 2014 Independent Director

David Mulcahy

64 Independent Director

Suku Radia

65 Independent Director

J. Rogers

Senior Manager of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Matthew Rizai

Dr. Matthew M. Rizai, Ph.D., is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Rizai was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Engineering Animation, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAII) (EAI) from 1990 to 2000, when it was acquired by Unigraphics Solutions (now part of Siemens USA). Prior to EAI, Mr. Rizai was a senior research engineer at General Motors Research Laboratories, an analyst at Arch Development Corporation, and a development engineer at Ford Motor Company. He also co-founded Computer Aided Design Software, Inc. Mr. Rizai earned a B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan State University and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Martin Vanderploeg

Dr. Martin J. Vanderploeg, Ph.D., is President, Chief Operating Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Vanderploeg served as the Chief Operating Officer and a Managing Director of Workiva LLC from 2008 through December 2014. He has over 20 years of experience in mechanical engineering and advising early stage technology companies. Prior to founding Workiva in 2008, Mr. Vanderploeg was a founder of EAI and served as EAI's Executive Vice President from 1993 until EAI was acquired by Unigraphics Solutions in 2000. Mr. Vanderploeg served as Chief Technology Officer of EAI from 1989 to 1999. Following the acquisition of EAI, Mr. Vanderploeg continued to be an advisor to various technology start-up companies. Prior to EAI, Mr. Vanderploeg was a tenured professor of mechanical engineering at Iowa State University from 1985 to 1993 and was the founder and director of the Iowa State University Visualization Laboratory. Mr. Vanderploeg earned a B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Michigan State University.

J Miller

Mr. J. Stuart Miller is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer of the Company. Mr. Miller has served as our Executive Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer since December 2014 and served as Chief Financial Officer of Workiva LLC from April 2014 to December 2014. He has over 25 years of experience advising on mergers and acquisitions and capital raising for various companies. Prior to joining Workiva in April 2014, Mr. Miller was a Managing Director of Colonnade Advisors, a mergers and acquisitions advisory firm that he founded in 1999. Previously, he was a Managing Director in the Investment Banking Department of J.P. Morgan. Mr. Miller joined J.P. Morgan from Credit Suisse First Boston, where he had worked in the Investment Banking Department. He earned a B.A. from Washington & Lee University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Jeffrey Trom

Dr. Jeffrey D. Trom, Ph.D., is Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer of the Company. Dr. Trom has served as a Managing Director and Chief Technology Officer of Workiva LLC from 2008 to December 2014. He has over 20 years of experience working with information technology and development. Prior to founding Workiva, Mr. Trom was a founder of EAI and served as EAI’s Vice President from 1990 and as Chief Technology Officer in charge of software architecture, development and deployment from 1999 until EAI was acquired by Unigraphics Solutions in 2000. Thereafter, Mr. Trom served as a technical consultant for various technology companies, including Electronic Data Systems from 2000 to 2002. He is president of the board of Middle Creek Montessori, a non-profit school in Bozeman, Montana. Mr. Trom earned a B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Iowa and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Iowa State University.

Troy Calkins

Mr. Troy M. Calkins is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. He was a partner at Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, where he spent 19 years in the firm’s Corporate and Securities Practice Group. His practice focused on counseling both private and public companies on legal strategy, corporate compliance and governance, and private and public securities offerings. He earned a B.A. from Michigan State University and a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School.

Joseph Howell

Mr. Joseph H. Howell is Executive Vice President - Strategic Initiatives of the Company. Mr. Howell has served as a Managing Director of Workiva LLC from 2008 to December 2014. He has over 25 years of experience in senior financial management and SEC reporting experience, including with early stage companies. Prior to founding Workiva in 2008, Mr. Howell was the Managing Director of Financial Intelligence, LLC from 2007 until 2008. From 2002 to 2004, Mr. Howell served as Chief Financial Officer of Eid Passport, and, from 2000 to 2002, he was the Chief Financial Officer of Webridge, Inc., which was acquired by Click Commerce. He was also the Chief Financial Officer from 1998 to 2000 of EMusic.com (NASDAQ: EMUS), which was acquired by Universal Music Group. In addition, Mr. Howell served as the Chief Financial Officer of Merix Corporation (NASDAQ: MERX) from 1995 to 1998, Acting Chief Financial Officer for Borland Software (NASDAQ: BORL) from 1994 to 1995, and the Chief Accounting Officer for Borland Software from 1988 to 1995. Mr. Howell is a certified public accountant (inactive), and he earned a B.A. from the University of Michigan and an M.S. in Accounting from Eastern Michigan University.

Michael Sellberg

Mr. Michael S. Sellberg is Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer of the Company. Mr. Sellberg served as Workiva LLC’s Chief Marketing Officer and Managing Director from 2009 to August 2014, and Chief Product Officer and Managing Director from September 2014 to December 2014. He has over 20 years of experience in software development, product marketing and operations management. From 2005 to 2009, Mr. Sellberg was Executive Vice President of Operations and Chief Technology Officer of iMed Studios, a digital agency and web studio owned by the Publicis Healthcare Communications Group. From 1998 to 2000, he was Divisional General Manager at EAI and Executive Director of Operations for EAI’s online collaboration solution, eVis. After EAI was acquired by Unigraphics Solutions in 2000 and until 2005, Mr. Sellberg led the Teamcenter product management team for Unigraphics. Mr. Sellberg earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Missouri-Rolla and an M.S. in Engineering Mechanics from Iowa State University.

Jill Klindt

Ms. Jill E. Klindt is Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President of the Compnay. Ms. Klindt has been with Workiva LLC since 2008 and served as Senior Director of Finance and Accounting prior to the corporate conversion. Following the corporate conversion, she serves as Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of Workiva Inc. Prior to Workiva, she was a Financial Analysis Manager at Financial Intelligence, LLC. Previously, she was a Financial Consultant at Wells Fargo Financial, a Senior Financial Analyst at CitiMortgage, a Financial Accounting Analyst at Principal Residential Mortgage, and an Accountant at both Prairie iNet and EAI. She is a certified public accountant (inactive) and earned a B.S. in Accounting from Iowa State University.

Robert Herz

Mr. Robert H. Herz is Director of the Company. Mr. Herz is a member of the board of directors of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board ("SASB"). From 2011 to 2014, he served as a member of our advisory board. Since 2010, Mr. Herz has served as President of Robert H. Herz LLC, which provided consulting services to us prior to our initial public offering. Mr. Herz spent the majority of his career until 2002 as an audit partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers and its predecessor companies. From 2002 to 2010, Mr. Herz was the Chairman of the Financial Accounting Standards Board ("FASB"). He has served as a member of the board of directors of the Federal National Mortgage Association ("Fannie Mae") since 2011 and of Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) since 2012. Mr. Herz is also an executive-in-residence at the Columbia University Business School. He holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Manchester, England and is also a certified public accountant and a U.K. Chartered Accountant.

Michael Crow

Dr. Michael M. Crow, Ph.D., is Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Crow is also currently a Professor of Science and Technology Policy at ASU. Prior to ASU and beginning in 1992, Dr. Crow served in a variety of leadership positions and as a professor at Columbia University, New York. From 2003 to 2008, he served as a director of Aquila, Inc. (NYSE: ILA). Dr. Crow has served as a consultant for the Moscow School of Management since 2013 and served as a consultant for the Malaysian Global Science and Innovation Advisory Council from 2011 to 2014. From 2008 to 2014, he served as a member of our advisory board. In addition, Dr. Crow served as a director of Engineering Animation, Inc. from 1991 to 2000. Dr. Crow earned a B.A. in Political Science and Environmental Studies from Iowa State University and earned his Ph.D. in Public Administration (Science and Technology Policy) from Syracuse University. Dr. Crow has been an adviser to the U.S. Departments of State, Commerce and Energy, as well as various defense and intelligence agencies on matters of science and technology policy related to intelligence and national security.

Eugene Katz

Mr. Eugene S. Katz is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Katz retired as a partner from PricewaterhouseCoopers in 2006, where he spent the majority of his career as an auditor, business adviser and risk management leader. From 2008 to 2014, he served as a member of our advisory board. He served on the governing board of PricewaterhouseCoopers from 1992 to 1997, and again from 2001 to 2005. Since 2007, Mr. Katz has served as a director of Asbury Automotive Group (NYSE: ABG), where he has chaired the audit committee since 2009 and served on the compensation committee since 2011. Mr. Katz holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Drexel University and is also a certified public accountant (inactive).

David Mulcahy

Mr. David S. Mulcahy is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Mulcahy has served as a director and chairman of the audit committee of American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE: AEL). Mr. Mulcahy previously served as a director of AEL from 1996 to 2006, where he chaired the audit committee at the time of AEL's initial public offering in 2003. He also serves as a director of American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company of New York. Since 2008, he has served as the chairman of Monarch Materials Group, Inc., which manufactures and sells building products and was the successor to Monarch Holdings, Inc. Mr. Mulcahy previously served as an executive officer of Monarch Holdings, Inc., which filed a petition for bankruptcy under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in 2008. Mr. Mulcahy also serves as president and chairman of the board of directors of MABSCO Capital, Inc. Mr. Mulcahy is an active investor in private companies and previously managed private equity capital for numerous banks and insurance companies. He is a certified public accountant (inactive) who was a senior tax partner with E&Y until 1994, where he specialized in mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Mulcahy holds a B.B.A. in Accounting and Finance from University of Iowa.

Suku Radia

Mr. Suku V. Radia is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Radia is the Chief Executive Officer and a director of Bankers Trust Company. Prior to joining Bankers Trust Company in 2008, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP) from 2000 until 2008 and practiced as a mergers and acquisitions partner with KPMG LLP for over 25 years. Mr. Radia also serves as a director of Nationwide Insurance Company, Ruan Transportation Management Systems, Inc. and BTC Financial Corp. Mr. Radia holds a B.S. (with Distinction) in Accounting from Iowa State University and is a certified public accountant (inactive).

J. Rogers

Basic Compensation