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Board of Directors

Tor Braham

Former Managing Director and Global Head of Technology Mergers and Acquisitions,
Deutsche Bank Securities Inc.

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Mr. Braham joined our Board in April 2016. Mr. Braham served as Managing Director and Global Head of Technology Mergers and Acquisitions for Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., an investment bank, from 2004 until November 2012. From 2000 to 2004, he served as Managing Director and Co-Head of West Coast U.S. Technology, Mergers and Acquisitions for Credit Suisse First Boston, an investment bank. Prior to that role, Mr. Braham served as an investment banker with Warburg Dillion Read LLC, and as an attorney at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. Mr. Braham currently serves as a member of the boards of directors of Viavi Solutions Inc., a network and service enablement and optical coatings company, and Sigma Designs, Inc., an integrated circuit provider for the home entertainment market. He previously served on the board of directors of NetApp, Inc., a computer storage and data management company, from September 2013 to March 2016. 



Eric Brandt

Former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer,
Broadcom Corporation

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Mr. Brandt has served as a member of our Board since March 2016. Mr. Brandt served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Broadcom Corporation (“Broadcom”), a global supplier of semiconductor devices, from February 2010 until February 2016, and he served as Broadcom’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from March 2007 until February 2010. From September 2005 until March 2007, Mr. Brandt served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Beginning in 1999, he held various positions at Allergan, Inc., a global specialty pharmaceutical company, including Executive Vice President of Finance and Technical Operations and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Allergan, Mr. Brandt spent ten years with The Boston Consulting Group, a privately-held global business consulting firm, most recently serving as Vice President and Partner. Mr. Brandt is a director of Lam Research Corporation, a wafer fabrication equipment company, and Dentsply Sirona Inc., a dental products company. 




David Filo

Co-founder & Chief Yahoo
Yahoo! Inc.

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Mr. Filo, a founder of Yahoo and Chief Yahoo, has served as an officer of Yahoo since March 1995 and as a member of our Board since June 2014. Mr. Filo also served as a director of Yahoo from its founding through February 1996. Mr. Filo is involved in guiding Yahoo’s vision, is involved in many key aspects of the business at a strategic and operational level, and is a stalwart of the Company’s employee culture and morale. Mr. Filo co-developed Yahoo in 1994 while working towards his Ph.D. in electrical engineering at Stanford University, and co-founded Yahoo in 1995. 



Catherine Friedman

Former Managing Director,
Morgan Stanley

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Ms. Friedman has served as a member of our Board since March 2016. Ms. Friedman has been an independent financial consultant serving public and private companies in the life sciences industry since 2006. Prior to that, Ms. Friedman held numerous positions over a 23-year investment banking career with Morgan Stanley, including Managing Director from 1997 to 2006 and Head of West Coast Healthcare and Co-Head of the Biotechnology Practice from 1993 to 2006. Ms. Friedman is a member of the boards of directors of XenoPort, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, GSV Capital Corp., a publicly-traded investment company, Innoviva, Inc. (formerly Theravance, Inc.), a royalty management company specializing in respiratory assets, and Radius Health, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company. She previously served as a member of the board of directors of EnteroMedics Inc., a medical device company, from May 2007 to May 2016.




Eddy Hartenstein

Former Chairman,
Tribune Publishing Company

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Mr. Hartenstein joined our Board in April 2016. Mr. Hartenstein served as the publisher and Chief Executive Officer of the Los Angeles Times Media Group, a print and online media company, from August 2008 to August 2014. He also served in a variety of positions at its parent entity, the Tribune Company, including as co-President, from late 2010 to May 2011, as President and Chief Executive Officer from May 2011 to January 2013, and as Chairman of the board from January 2013 to August 2014. He then served as Chairman of the board of Tribune Publishing Company from August 2014, when it was spun off from the Tribune Company, until early 2016 and continues to serve as a director. Previously, Mr. Hartenstein served in a variety of positions at DIRECTV Inc., including as President from its inception in 1990 through 2001, as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from late 2001 through 2004, and as Vice Chairman of the board of The DIRECTV Group Inc. from late 2003 through 2004. Mr. Hartenstein currently serves on the boards of directors of SanDisk Corp., a manufacturer of flash memory; SIRIUS XM Holdings Inc., a satellite radio broadcaster (where he is the lead independent director); Broadcom Limited, a semiconductor company; and Rovi Corporation, a digital entertainment technology provider.



Richard Hill

Former Chief Executive Officer and Chairman,
Novellus Systems Inc.

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Mr. Hill joined our Board in April 2016. Mr. Hill was Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the board of directors of Novellus Systems Inc., a maker of integrated circuit fabrication equipment, from 1996 until its acquisition by Lam Research Corporation in June 2012. Before joining Novellus in 1993, he spent 12 years with Tektronix, Inc., an electronics company. Currently Mr. Hill is Chairman of the board of Tessera Technologies, Inc., which develops technology for electronics applications (where he also served as interim Chief Executive Officer in April and May of 2013), and Chairman of the board of Marvell Technology Group Ltd., a fabless semiconductor provider. In addition, Mr. Hill currently serves as a member of the boards of directors of Arrow Electronics, Inc., an electronic parts supplier; Cabot Microelectronics Corporation, a supplier of polishing slurries and pads for integrated circuit manufacturing; and Autodesk, Inc., a computer-aided design software provider. He previously served as a member of the boards of directors of Planar Systems, Inc., a digital signage technology company, from June 2013 until November 2015; LSI Corporation, a provider of semiconductors and software for data networks, from 2007 until May 2014; and SemiLEDs Corporation, a LED chip manufacturer, from September 2010 to February 2012. 




Marissa Mayer

Chief Executive Officer, President & Director
Yahoo! Inc.

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Ms. Mayer has served as our Chief Executive Officer, President and a member of our Board since July 2012. Prior to joining Yahoo, Ms. Mayer served as Vice President of Local, Maps, and Location Services at Google Inc., an Internet technology company, and was responsible for the company’s suite of local and geographical products including Google Maps, Google Earth, Zagat, Street View, and local search, for desktop and mobile. Prior to that position, Ms. Mayer served as Google’s Vice President, Search Products and User Experience, and in a variety of other capacities after joining Google in 1999. Ms. Mayer is a member of the boards of directors of Walmart and Jawbone, and a member of the boards of trustees of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the San Francisco Ballet. 



Thomas McInerney

Former Chief Financial Officer
IAC/InterActiveCorp

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Mr. McInerney has served as a member of our Board since April 2012. Mr. McInerney served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of IAC/InterActiveCorp (“IAC”), an Internet company, from January 2005 to March 2012. From January 2003 through December 2005, he also served as Chief Executive Officer of the retailing division of IAC (which included HSN, Inc. and Cornerstone Brands). From May 1999 to January 2003, Mr. McInerney served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Ticketmaster, formerly Ticketmaster Online-CitySearch, Inc., a live entertainment ticketing and marketing company. From 1986 to 1988 and from 1990 to 1999, Mr. McInerney worked at Morgan Stanley, a global financial services firm, most recently as a Principal. Mr. McInerney serves on the board of directors of HSN, Inc., a television and online retailer, Interval Leisure Group, Inc., a provider of membership and leisure services to the vacation industry, and Match Group, Inc., an online dating resource. 




Jane E. Shaw

Former Chairman of the Board
Intel Corporation

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Ms. Shaw has served as a member of our Board since June 2014. Dr. Shaw served as a member of the board of directors of McKesson Corporation from 1992 to 2014. She also served on the board of directors of Intel Corporation from 1993 to 2012, including as its non-executive Chairman of the board from 2009 to 2012. From 1998 to 2005, Dr. Shaw served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Aerogen, Inc., a company specializing in the development of products for improving respiratory therapy. Dr. Shaw joined the ALZA Corporation, a specialty pharmaceutical company that focused on novel ways of delivering medications to the body, as a research scientist in 1970; she remained with the company for 24 years, serving as President and Chief Operating Officer from 1987 to 1994. She is also a member of the boards of directors of several private and non-profit entities.



Jeffrey Smith

Managing Member, Chief Executive Officer, and Chief Investment Officer of Starboard Value LP

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Mr. Smith joined our Board in April 2016. Mr. Smith is a Managing Member, Chief Executive Officer, and Chief Investment Officer of Starboard Value LP, an investment advisory firm he co-founded in March 2011. Previously, Mr. Smith was a Partner and Managing Director of Ramius LLC, an asset management company. Prior to joining Ramius in January 1998, he served as Vice President of Strategic Development and a member of the board of directors of The Fresh Juice Company, Inc., a producer of non-carbonated beverages. Mr. Smith began his career in the mergers and acquisitions department at Société Générale, a multinational banking and financial services company. Mr. Smith currently serves on the board of directors of Advance Auto Parts, Inc., an automotive aftermarket parts provider. Previously, he served as Chairman of the board of directors of Darden Restaurants, Inc., a full service restaurant chain, from October 2014 to April 2016. Mr. Smith also previously served as a member of the boards of directors of Quantum Corporation, a global expert in big data management, from May 2013 to May 2015; Office Depot, Inc., an office supply company, from August 2013 to September 2014; Regis Corporation, which owns and franchises hair salons, from October 2011 until October 2013; Surmodics, Inc., a provider of drug delivery technologies, from January 2011 to August 2012; and Zoran Corporation, a supplier of integrated circuits for digital imaging devices, from March 2011 until its merger with CSR plc in August 2011. 




Maynard Webb, Jr.

Chairman of the Board, Yahoo! Inc.
Founder, Webb Investment Network

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Mr. Webb was elected Chairman of the Board in August 2013. He has been a member of our Board since February 2012 and served as interim Chairman of the Board from April 2013 to August 2013. Mr. Webb founded Webb Investment Network, a seed-stage venture capital firm, in June 2010 and serves as its sole Limited Partner. Mr. Webb served as Chairman of the Board of LiveOps, Inc., a provider of contact center solutions using the cloud, from December 2008 to December 2013 and served as its Chief Executive Officer from December 2006 to July 2011. He is also a founder and director of Everwise, a cloud-based mentoring platform. Mr. Webb currently serves as a director of salesforce.com, inc., a provider of enterprise cloud computing and social enterprise solutions, and Visa Inc., a global payments technology company. Mr. Webb previously served as a director of AdMob, Inc., a mobile advertising company acquired by Google Inc. in 2009. 





Board Committees

Below is a summary of our committee structure and membership information. To read more about any of the committees, click on the committee names in the chart below.


Audit and Finance

Member of Audit and Finance Committee Tor Braham
Committee Chair for Audit and Finance Committee Eric Brandt
Member of Audit and Finance Committee Thomas McInerney

Compensation and Leadership Development

Member of Compensation and Leadership Development Committee Catherine Friedman
Member of Compensation and Leadership Development Committee Eddy Hartenstein
Committee Chair for Compensation and Leadership Development Committee Jane E. Shaw
Member of Compensation and Leadership Development Committee Jeffrey Smith
Member of Compensation and Leadership Development Committee Maynard Webb, Jr. Chairman of the Board

Nominating and Corporate Governance

Committee Chair for Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Catherine Friedman
Member of Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Richard Hill
Member of Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Jane E. Shaw


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