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Arista Networks Inc (ANET.N)

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16 Nov 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Andreas Bechtolsheim

62 2015 Founder, Chairman of the Board, Chief Development Officer

Jayshree Ullal

57 2008 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Kenneth Duda

46 Founder, Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President - Software Engineering

Ita Brennan

51 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Marc Taxay

49 2016 Senior Vice President, General Counsel

John McCool

58 2017 Chief Platform Officer, Senior Vice President - Engineering Operations

Anshul Sadana

41 Chief Customer Officer

Charles Giancarlo

60 2013 Independent Director

Ann Mather

57 2013 Independent Director

Daniel Scheinman

55 2011 Independent Director

Mark Templeton

65 Independent Director

Nikos Theodosopoulos

55 2014 Independent Director

Charles Yager

2017 Director, Product and Investor Advocacy

Biographies

Name Description

Andreas Bechtolsheim

Mr. Andreas Bechtolsheim is the Founder, Chairman of the Board, Chief Development Officer of Arista Networks Inc. Mr. Bechtolsheim co-founded Sun Microsystems, Inc., a manufacturer and seller of computers and computer software, which was acquired by Oracle Corporation in January 2010. In 1995, Mr. Bechtolsheim co-founded and was president and chief executive officer of Granite Systems, Inc., a manufacturer of Gigabit Ethernet switches, which was acquired by Cisco Systems, Inc. in 1996, and then at Cisco, Mr. Bechtolsheim served in various positions including vice president and general manager of the Gigabit Systems Business Unit. In 2003, Mr. Bechtolsheim became the president of Kealia, Inc., a developer of servers, which was acquired by Sun Microsystems, Inc. in April 2004. From April 2004 to October 2008, Mr. Bechtolsheim served as senior vice president and chief systems architect at Sun Microsystems, Inc. Mr. Bechtolsheim received an M.S. in Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and was a Ph.D. Student in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Stanford University from 1977 to 1982.

Jayshree Ullal

Ms. Jayshree Ullal is the President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Arista Networks Inc. Ms. Ullal served in various positions at Cisco Systems, Inc., a multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells networking equipment, with her last position as senior vice president of data center, switching and services group. Prior to that, Ms. Ullal was a vice president of marketing at Crescendo Communications, Inc., Cisco’s first acquisition in 1993. She has also held various product and engineering positions at Ungermann-Bass, Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. and Fairchild Semiconductor. Ms. Ullal holds a B.S. in Engineering (Electrical) from San Francisco State University and an M.S. in Engineering Management from Santa Clara University. She is a 2013 recipient of the Santa Clara University School of Engineering Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award.

Kenneth Duda

Dr. Kenneth Duda, Ph.D., is the Founder, Chief Technology Officer, Senior Vice President - Software Engineering of Arista Networks Inc. Mr. Duda has served as our Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Software Engineering. From April 1999 to October 2004, Mr. Duda served as chief technology officer of There, Inc., a virtual worlds company. From September 1996 to April 1999, Mr. Duda was leading the software development of the switch kernel for the Gigabit System Business Unit with Cisco Systems, Inc. Mr. Duda holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford University.

Ita Brennan

Ms. Ita M. Brennan is the Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Arista Networks Inc. Ms. Brennan served as chief financial officer of a stealth start up firm in the energy sector. Prior to that, Ms. Brennan held various roles at Infinera Corporation, an intelligent transport networking company, most recently as chief financial officer from July 2010 to February 2014 and vice president of finance and corporate controller from July 2006 to July 2010. From 1997 to 2006, Ms. Brennan held various roles at Maxtor Corporation, a multi-billion dollar information storage solutions company, including vice president of finance for the company’s worldwide operations. Ms. Brennan is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a public accounting alumna of Deloitte and Touche, having worked at the firm in both Ireland and the U.S.

Marc Taxay

Mr. Marc Taxay is the Senior Vice President, General Counsel of Arista Networks Inc. Mr. Taxay served as the senior vice president and general counsel of MedeAnalytics, Inc., a healthcare analytics company. From 2006 to 2007, Mr. Taxay served as the assistant general counsel of Coremetrics, Inc. a digital marketing company. From 2002 to 2006, Mr. Taxay worked as a partner at Cohen & Grigsby. Mr. Taxay holds a B.A. degree in Political Science and a J.D. from The University of Michigan.

John McCool

Mr. John McCool is the Chief Platform Officer, Senior Vice President of Engineering Operations of Arista Networks Inc. From 2014 to 2017, Mr. McCool served as senior vice president and general manager of DSDD, a DellEMC business, a products, services and solutions provider for information management and storage. From 2013 to 2014, Mr. McCool served as president and chief executive officer of Firetide, Inc., a provider of wireless mesh networks. From 1996 to 2013, Mr. McCool served in various positions at Cisco Systems, Inc., including senior vice president and general manager for the data center switching and services group with his last position as senior vice president – global sales, enterprise segment. Mr. McCool holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University and an M.S. degree in Computer Engineering from Santa Clara University.

Anshul Sadana

Mr. Anshul Sadana is the Chief Customer Officer of Arista Networks Inc. Mr. Sadana served as our Senior Vice President of Customer Engineering. From July 2007 to December 2011, Mr. Sadana has served in various other positions with us including Vice President of Customer Engineering. From November 1999 to July 2007, Mr. Sadana was the senior engineering manager of Gigabit Switching Business Unit at Cisco Systems, Inc. Mr. Sadana holds a B.E. degree in electronics from the University of Mumbai, a M.S. degree in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Chicago and an executive M.B.A. degree from the Wharton School of Business.

Charles Giancarlo

Mr. Charles H. Giancarlo is an Independent Director of Arista Networks Inc. Mr. Giancarlo has served as a managing director of Silver Lake Partners, a private investment firm and is now a senior advisor to the firm. From 1993 to 2004, Mr. Giancarlo served in various positions with Cisco Systems, Inc., most recently as executive vice president and chief development officer. Mr. Giancarlo also serves on the board of directors of Accenture plc, a management consulting business, since 2008; Avaya, Inc., a provider of business collaboration and communications solutions, since 2008; ServiceNow, a provider of IT services, since 2013; and Imperva, Inc., a provider of business security solutions for critical applications and high-value data in the data center, since 2013. Mr. Giancarlo holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Brown University, an M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley and an M.B.A. from Harvard University. We believe Mr. Giancarlo possesses specific attributes that qualify him to serve as a member of our board of directors, including his extensive experience as a venture capital investor and as an executive and board member of companies in the technology industry.

Ann Mather

Ms. Ann Mather is an Independent Director of Arista Networks Inc. Ms. Mather served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Pixar, Inc., a computer animation studio, which was acquired by the Disney Corporation in May 2006. Prior to her service at Pixar, Ms. Mather served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Village Roadshow Pictures, the film production division of Village Roadshow Limited. Ms. Mather also serves on the board of directors of Alphabet Inc. (the successor issuer to, and parent holding company of, Google, Inc.), a global technology company, where she is chair of their audit committee; Glu Mobile Inc., a publisher of mobile games; Netflix, Inc., an internet subscription service for movies and television shows; and Shutterfly, an Internet-based image publishing service. Ms. Mather holds an M.A. degree from Cambridge University. We believe Ms. Mather possesses specific attributes that qualify her to serve as a member of our board of directors, including her extensive experience as a chief financial officer and as a board member of companies in the technology industry.

Daniel Scheinman

Mr. Daniel Scheinman is an Independent Director of Arista Networks Inc. Mr. Scheinman served in various capacities with Cisco Systems, Inc., most recently as senior vice president, Cisco Media Solutions Group. Mr. Scheinman is currently an angel investor and has served as a member of the board of directors of Zoom Video Communications, Inc. since October 2011, Greenwave Systems Inc. (formerly known as GreenWave Reality) since June 2011 and Kodiak Data since March 2017. Mr. Scheinman holds a B.A. degree in Politics from Brandeis University and a J.D. from the Duke University School of Law. We believe Mr. Scheinman possesses specific attributes that qualify him to serve as a member of our board of directors, including his extensive experience in the legal industry and as an executive of companies in the technology industry.

Mark Templeton

Mr. Mark B. Templeton is an Independent Director of Arista Networks Inc. Mr. Templeton served as the president and/or chief executive officer of Citrix Systems, Inc., a global provider of virtualization, mobility management, networking and software as service solutions, from January 1998 until his retirement in October 2015. Mr. Templeton has served on the board of directors of Equifax, Inc., a global information solutions provider, since 2008 and Keysight Technologies, Inc., an electronic test and measurement company, since 2015. He served as a director of Citrix Systems, Inc. from January 1998 to October 2015. Mr. Templeton holds a B.A. degree in product design from North Carolina State University and an M.B.A. from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia. We believe Mr. Templeton possesses specific attributes that qualify him to serve as a member of our board of directors, including his extensive experience in the networking industry and as chief executive officer and board member of companies in the technology industry.

Nikos Theodosopoulos

Mr. Nikos Theodosopoulos is an Independent Director of Arista Networks Inc. Mr. Theodosopoulos has served as founder of NT Advisors LLC, a consulting company. From August 1995 through July 2012, Mr. Theodosopoulos served in various capacities with UBS, a provider of financial services, most recently as managing director of technology equity research. From April 1994 to August 1995, he served as senior equity research analyst for Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc., an investment banking firm that was acquired in 2008 by JPMorgan Chase. From January 1990 to April 1994, Mr. Theodosopoulos served as an account executive for AT&T Network Systems, a provider of business and corporate communications equipment. Mr. Theodosopoulos also serves on the supervisory board of ADVA Optical Networking SE, a provider of optical transport and Ethernet access solutions, since 2014, where he currently serves as chairman. Mr. Theodosopoulos joined the board of directors of Harmonic, Inc., a provider of video delivery infrastructure for emerging television and video services, in March 2015. Mr. Theodosopoulos holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University, a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from NYU Stern School of Business. We believe Mr. Theodosopoulos possesses specific attributes that qualify him to serve as a member of our board of directors, including his extensive experience as a consultant and advisor in the technology industry.

Charles Yager

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Andreas Bechtolsheim

7,918,450

Jayshree Ullal

7,923,780

Kenneth Duda

1,228,600

Ita Brennan

2,162,200

Marc Taxay

2,135,580

John McCool

6,697,420

Anshul Sadana

3,263,720

Charles Giancarlo

97,000

Ann Mather

100,000

Daniel Scheinman

97,000

Mark Templeton

833,662

Nikos Theodosopoulos

873,245

Charles Yager

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As Of  31 Dec 2017