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Marc L. Andreessen
Director since 2009
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Mr. Andreessen is a co-founder of AH Capital Management, LLC, doing business as Andreessen Horowitz, a venture capital firm founded in July 2009. From 1999 to 2007, Mr. Andreessen served as Chairman of Opsware, Inc., a software company that he co-founded. During a portion of 1999, Mr. Andreessen served as Chief Technology Officer of America Online, Inc., a software company. Mr. Andreessen co-founded Netscape Communications Corporation, a software company, and served in various positions, including Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President of Products from 1994 to 1999. Mr. Andreessen also is a director of eBay Inc., Facebook, Inc. and several private companies.
Shumeet Banerji
Director since 2011
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Mr. Banerji served as a senior partner of Booz & Company, a consulting company, from May 2012 until his retirement in March 2013. Previously, Mr. Banerji served as Chief Executive Officer of Booz & Company from July 2008 to May 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Banerji served in multiple roles at Booz Allen Hamilton, a consulting company and predecessor to Booz & Company, while based in offices in North America, Asia and Europe, including President of the Worldwide Commercial Business from February 2008 to July 2008, Managing Director, Europe from 2007 to February 2008 and Managing Director, United Kingdom from 2003 to 2007. Earlier in his career, Mr. Banerji was a member of the faculty at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.
Robert R. Bennett
Director since 2013
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Mr. Bennett is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Liberty Media Corporation. He served in those positions from April 1997 until August 2005. He was one of the founding executives of Liberty and served as its Principal Financial Officer from its inception in 1991 until 1997. He currently is Managing Director of Hilltop Investments, LLC, a family investment company. Bennett also served as President of Discovery Holding Company from March 2005 until September 2008 when it merged with Discovery Communications, Inc., creating a new public company. Prior to his tenure at Liberty, Bennett worked with Tele-Communications, Inc. in a variety of financial positions and with The Bank of New York. He currently serves on the boards of Liberty, Discovery Communications, Inc. and Sprint Corporation.
Rajiv L. Gupta
Director since 2009
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Mr. Gupta served as Lead Independent Director of the Board from November 2011 to April 2013. Mr. Gupta has served as Chairman of Avantor Performance Materials, a manufacturer of chemistries and materials, since August 2011 and as Senior Advisor to New Mountain Capital, LLC, a private equity firm, since July 2009. Previously, Mr. Gupta served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Rohm and Haas Company, a worldwide producer of specialty materials, from 1999 to April 2009. Mr. Gupta occupied various other positions at Rohm and Haas after joining the company in 1971, including Vice Chairman from 1998 to 1999, Director of the Electronic Materials business from 1996 to 1999, and Vice President and Regional Director of the Asia-Pacific Region from 1993 to 1998. Mr. Gupta also is a director of Delphi Automotive PLC, Tyco International Ltd., The Vanguard Group and several private companies.
Raymond J. Lane
Director since 2010
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Mr. Lane served as executive Chairman of HP from September 2011 to April 2013 and as non-executive Chairman of HP from November 2010 to September 2011. Since April 2013, Mr. Lane has served as Partner Emeritus of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, a private equity firm, after having previously served as one of its Managing Partners from 2000 to 2013. Prior to joining Kleiner Perkins, Mr. Lane was President and Chief Operating Officer and a director of Oracle Corporation, a software company. Before joining Oracle in 1992, Mr. Lane was a senior partner of Booz Allen Hamilton, a consulting company. Prior to Booz Allen Hamilton, Mr. Lane served as a division vice president with Electronic Data Systems Corporation, an IT services company that HP acquired in August 2008. Mr. Lane is a director of several private companies and is a former director of Quest Software, Inc.
Ann M. Livermore
Director since 2011
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Ms. Livermore served as Executive Vice President of the former HP Enterprise Business from 2004 until June 2011 and has served as an Executive Advisor to our Chief Executive Officer since then. Prior to that, Ms. Livermore served in various other positions with HP in marketing, sales, research and development, and business management since joining the company in 1982. Ms. Livermore also is a director of United Parcel Service, Inc.
Raymond E. Ozzie
Director since 2013
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Mr. Ozzie has served as Chief Executive Officer of Talko Inc., a mobile communications applications and services company, since founding the company in December 2011. Previously, Mr. Ozzie served as Chief Software Architect of Microsoft Corporation from 2006 until December 2010 after having served as Chief Technical Officer of Microsoft from 2005 to 2006. Mr. Ozzie joined Microsoft in 2005 after Microsoft acquired Groove Networks, Inc., a collaboration software company he founded in 1997.
Gary M. Reiner
Director since 2011
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Mr. Reiner has served as Operating Partner at General Atlantic, a private equity firm, since November 2011. Previously, Mr. Reiner served as Special Advisor to General Atlantic from September 2010 to November 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Reiner served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at General Electric Company, a technology, media and financial services company, from 1996 until March 2010. Mr. Reiner previously held other executive positions with GE since joining the company in 1991. Earlier in his career, Mr. Reiner was a partner at Boston Consulting Group, a consulting company, where he focused on strategic and process issues for technology businesses. Mr. Reiner also is a director of Citigroup Inc. and several private companies and is a former director of Genpact Limited.
Patricia F. Russo
Director since 2011
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Ms. Russo served as Chief Executive Officer of Alcatel-Lucent, a communications company, from 2006 to September 2008. Previously, she served as Chairman of Lucent Technologies Inc., a communications company, from 2003 to 2006 and Chief Executive Officer and President of Lucent from 2002 to 2006. Ms. Russo also is a director of Alcoa, Inc., General Motors Company and Merck & Co., Inc. In addition to her other public company directorships, she is a director of KKR Management LLC, the managing partner of KKR & Co., L.P. Ms. Russo served as a director of Schering-Plough Corporation from 1995 until its merger with Merck in 2009.
James A. Skinner
Director since 2013
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Mr. Skinner has served as non-executive Chairman of Walgreen Co. since July 2012 and has served as a director of Walgreen since 2005. Previously, Mr. Skinner served as Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of McDonald’s Corporation, a global restaurant chain, from 2004 to June 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Skinner served as Vice Chairman of McDonald’s from 2003 to 2004; as President and Chief Operating Officer of McDonald’s Restaurant Group during a portion of 2002; as President and Chief Operating Officer of McDonald’s Europe, Asia/Pacific, Middle East and Africa from 2001 to 2002; and as President of McDonald’s-Europe from 1997 to 2001. Mr. Skinner currently serves as a director of Illinois Tool Works Inc. and previously served as a director of McDonald’s.
Margaret C. Whitman
Director since 2011
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Ms. Whitman has served as President and Chief Executive Officer since September 2011 and as a member of the Board since January 2011. From March 2011 to September 2011, Ms. Whitman served as a part-time strategic advisor to Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, a private equity firm. Previously, Ms. Whitman served as President and Chief Executive Officer of eBay Inc., an online marketplace and payments company, from 1998 to March 2008. Prior to joining eBay, Ms. Whitman held executive-level positions at Hasbro Inc., a toy company, FTD, Inc., a floral products company, The Stride Rite Corporation, a footwear company, The Walt Disney Company, an entertainment company, and Bain & Company, a consulting company. Ms. Whitman also serves as a director of The Procter & Gamble Company and is a former director of DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. and Zipcar, Inc.
Ralph V. Whitworth
Director since 2011;
Chairman since 2013
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Mr. Whitworth was appointed Chairman on an interim basis in April 2013. Mr. Whitworth is a co-founder and principal of Relational Investors LLC, a registered investment advisor, founded in 1996. He also is a former director of Genzyme Corporation, Sovereign Bancorp, Inc., Sprint Nextel Corporation and seven other public companies.

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