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Mitchell Habib , , , Class II Director

Mr. Habib has served as a member of the Board since June 2013. Since June 2014, Mr. Habib has been President and Chief Executive Officer of FCM LLC, a full service consulting firm supporting private equity clients and their portfolio businesses. Mr. Habib was the Chief Operating Officer of Nielsen Holdings N.V. ("Nielsen"), a global information and measurement company, from January 2012 through March 2014. Previously, Mr. Habib served as the Executive Vice President of Nielsen's Global Business Services division from 2007 until December 2011. Prior thereto, Mr. Habib served as Chief Information Officer for certain North American divisions of Citigroup and for several major divisions of General Electric. Mr. Habib holds a B.S. in Journalism and a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Florida.
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Jayant Kadambi , , , Class I Director

Mr. Kadambi is a founder of our Company; he has served as our President since August 2008, our Chief Executive Officer since August 2011, and as a member of the Board since our inception in December 2004. Prior to co-founding YuMe, Mr. Kadambi was Vice President, Research and Development of Netopia, Inc., a publicly-held manufacturer of DSL equipment and service provider for Internet service providers and carriers. He was a co-founder of StarNet Technologies, Inc., a voice over DSL company, which was acquired by Netopia, Inc. in 1999. Prior to co-founding StarNet, Mr. Kadambi held various technical and marketing positions in Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.’s networks division and AT&T Bell Labs, where he worked on high-speed LAN systems, hardware and DSL technologies. Mr. Kadambi received his B.S.E.E. and Masters in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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Adriel Lares , , , Class II Director

Mr. Lares has served as a member of the Board since June 2013. Since May 2016, Mr. Lares has served as the Chief Financial Officer of Fastly, a real-time content delivery network provider. Mr. Lares served as Chief Financial Officer of Lookout Inc., a security technology company, from February 2012 until July 2015 and remained in an advisory role through November 2015. Previously, Mr. Lares served as the Business Unit Leader of Hewlett-Packard Company’s 3PAR division, which provides data storage solutions, from October 2010 until January 2012, and served as the Director of Finance and later the Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer of 3PAR, Inc., a data storage company, from 2001 until it was acquired by Hewlett-Packard Company in September 2010. Mr. Lares previously served as Chief Financial Officer of Techfuel, Inc., a reseller of high-end storage management solutions, a technology investment banker at Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated and a Treasury Analyst for the Walt Disney Company. Mr. Lares holds a B.A. in Economics from Stanford University.
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Elias Nader , , , Class III Director

Mr. Nader has served as a member of the board since May 2016. Mr. Nader has over 20 years of experience in Finance and Accounting and is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Sigma Designs, Inc. Before joining Sigma Designs, Mr. Nader was the Chief Financial Officer for Imperial Holding, based in Europe and the Middle East. He has also been a financial consultant with a number of global companies in Europe and the Middle East where he applied his proficiency in French, Spanish and Arabic. Mr. Nader has also served as Corporate Controller for Bay Area-based Dionex Corporation (acquired by Thermo-Fisher). Prior to Dionex, he was the Vice President of Finance at InterWave Communications (acquired by Alvarion, Inc.). Mr. Nader has also held leadership roles at companies such as Adaptive Broadband, Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC), VeriFone and Seagate. Mr. Nader holds an MBA from San Jose State University.
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Christopher Paisley , , , Class II Director

Mr. Paisley has served as a member of the Board since November 2012. Mr. Paisley has served as the Dean's Executive Professor of Accounting at the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University since 2001. Mr. Paisley served as Chief Financial Officer of 3Com Corporation, a computer networking company, from 1985 to 2000. Mr. Paisley also serves on the boards of directors of Ambarella Corporation, a developer of video compression and image processing semiconductors, Bridge Capital Holdings, a bank holding company, Control 4 Corporation, a supplier of home automation equipment, Equinix, Inc., a provider of network colocation and managed services, and Fortinet, Inc., a provider of unified threat management solutions. He previously served as a director of Volterra Semiconductor Corporation, a provider of power management semiconductors and 3PAR, Inc., a provider of utility storage solutions. Mr. Paisley holds a B.A. degree in business economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara and an M.B.A. from the Anderson School at the University of California at Los Angeles.
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Ayyappan Sankaran , , , Class I Director and Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Sankaran is a founder of our Company; he has served as our Chief Technology Officer since August 2008 and has been Vice President, Engineering and a member of the Board since our inception in December 2004. Mr. Sankaran was named Executive Vice President, Engineering and Chief Technology Officer in April 2013. Prior to co-founding YuMe, Mr. Sankaran was Director of Software Development at Netopia, Inc., a publicly-held manufacturer of DSL equipment and service provider for Internet service providers and carriers. He was a co-founder of StarNet Technologies, a voice over DSL company, which was acquired by Netopia in 1999. Prior to co-founding StarNet, Mr. Sankaran held various technical positions at Octel Communications (acquired by Lucent Technologies), Abbott Labs and Ready Systems. Mr. Sankaran holds a B.S.E.E. from the College of Engineering, Madras, India and a Masters in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas.
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Eric Singer , , , Chairman and Class III Director

Mr. Singer has served as a member of the board since May 2016. Mr. Singer has served as the managing member of each of VIEX GP, LLC, the general partner of VIEX Opportunities Fund, LP and various VIEX Opportunities Funds, as well as certain other investment funds since May 2014. Mr. Singer served as co-managing member of Potomac Capital Management III, L.L.C., from March 2012 until September 2014, and General Partner of several of its related entities from May 2009 until September 2014. From July 2007 to April 2009, Mr. Singer was a senior investment analyst at Riley Investment Management. He has served on the board of directors of TigerLogic Corporation since January 2015 and IEC Electronics Corp., since February 2015. Singer previously served as a director at Meru Networks, Inc. from January 2014 until January 2015, PLX Technology, Inc. from December 2013 until its sale in August 2014, Sigma Designs, Inc. from August 2012 until December 2013, including as its Chairman of the Board from January 2013 until December 2013, and Zilog Corporation from August 2008 until its sale in February 2010. Mr. Singer holds a B.A. from Brandeis University.
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Daniel Springer , , , Class I Director

Mr. Springer has been a member of the Board since October 2013. Since May 2015, Mr. Springer has been serving as Operating Partner of Advent International, a global private equity investor. From April 2004 to April 2014, Mr. Springer was the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Responsys Inc., a publicly held provider of email and cross-channel marketing solutions. Oracle Corporation acquired Responsys Inc. in February 2014. Prior to joining Responsys Inc., Mr. Springer served as the Managing Director of Modem Media, Inc., the Chief Executive Officer of Telleo, Inc., and Chief Marketing Officer of NextCard, Inc. He also has previous experience with McKinsey & Company, Inc., Data Resource, Inc./McGraw-Hill and Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company. Mr. Springer holds a B.A. in Mathematics and Economics from Occidental College and an M.B.A. from Harvard University.
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Board Committee List


Audit Committee Compensation Committee Nominating and Governance Committee
Mitchell Habib Member Chairman
Adriel Lares Member Chairman
Elias Nader Member
Chris Paisley Chairman Member
Eric Singer Member Member
Daniel Springer Member