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Fluidigm Corp (FLDM.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Samuel Colella

77 2000 Independent Chairman of the Board

Stephen Linthwaite

45 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Director

Vikram Jog

59 2008 Chief Financial Officer

William Smith

65 2012 Executive Vice President - Legal Affairs, General Counsel, Secretary

Robert Jones

60 2005 Executive Vice President - Research and Development

Jennifer Lee

53 2016 Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller

Mai Chan Yow

56 2012 Executive Vice President - Worldwide Manufacturing and Managing Director

Nicolas Barthelemy

51 2017 Director

Carlos Paya

58 2017 Director

Gerhard Burbach

53 2013 Independent Director

Patrick Jones

71 2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Samuel Colella

Mr. Samuel D. Colella is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Fluidigm Corporation since July 2000. Mr. Colella is a managing director of Versant Ventures, a healthcare venture capital firm he co-founded in 1999, and has been a general partner of Institutional Venture Partners since 1984. Mr. Colella currently serves on the board of directors of Flexion Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLXN), a specialty pharmaceutical company. Mr. Colella also is currently a member of the board of directors of several private companies. Mr. Colella served on the board of directors of Genomic Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: GHDX), a molecular diagnostics company, from 2001 to 2014; Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALXA), a pharmaceutical company, from 2001 to 2012; Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ: JAZZ), a biopharmaceutical company, from 2003 to 2012; Solta Medical, Inc., a medical aesthetics company, from 1997 to 2007; Symyx Technologies, Inc., a life science company that merged with Accelrys, Inc., from 1997 to 2007; and Veracyte, Inc. (NASDAQ: VCYT), a diagnostics company, from 2006 to 2014. Mr. Colella received a B.S. in business and engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and an M.B.A. from Stanford University.

Stephen Linthwaite

Mr. Stephen Christopher Linthwaite serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Director of the Company. He joined Fluidigm as President and Chief Operating Officer in August 2016. From August 2003 to April 2016, Mr. Linthwaite held various managerial positions at Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., a life sciences company, and prior to its acquisition by Thermo Fisher, at Life Technologies Corporation, a life sciences company, including President, Genetic Sciences Division, from December 2014 to April 2016, President, Genetic Analysis Platform, from September 2011 to December 2014, and various other managerial positions at Invitrogen prior to the creation of Life Technologies through a merger of Invitrogen and Applied Biosystems. Prior to joining Invitrogen, Mr. Linthwaite held various strategic consulting roles. Mr. Linthwaite served on the board of directors of Claritas Genomics, Inc. from December 2014 to April 2016. Mr. Linthwaite received a M.B.A. from the University of Virginia (Darden) School of Business, and a B.A. in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia. Prior to business school, Mr. Linthwaite served on active duty in the U.S. Army as an armor officer.

Vikram Jog

Mr. Vikram Jog is Chief Financial Officer of Fluidigm Corporation . From April 2005 to February 2008, Mr. Jog served as Chief Financial Officer for XDx, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company. From March 2003 to April 2005, Mr. Jog was a Vice President of Applera Corporation, a life science company that is now part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, and Vice President of Finance for its related businesses, Celera Genomics and Celera Diagnostics. From April 2001 to March 2003, Mr. Jog was Vice President of Finance for Celera Diagnostics and Corporate Controller of Applera Corporation. Mr. Jog received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Delhi University and an M.B.A. from Temple University. Mr. Jog is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

William Smith

Mr. William Maxwell Smith, J.D., is Executive Vice President - Legal Affairs, General Counsel, Secretary of Fluidigm Corporation . From May 2000 to January 2012, Mr. Smith served as our vice president, legal affairs, and served as a director from May 2000 to April 2008. Mr. Smith served as an associate and then as a partner at the law firm of Townsend and Townsend and Crew, LLP from 1985 through April 2008. Mr. Smith received a J.D. and an M.P.A. from the University of Southern California and a B.A. in biology from the University of California, San Diego.

Robert Jones

Mr. Robert C. Jones serves as Executive Vice President - Research and Development of Fluidigm Corporation . From August 1984 to July 2005, Mr. Jones held various managerial and research and development positions at Applied Biosystems, a laboratory equipment and supplies manufacturer that was a division of Applera Corporation, including: Senior Vice President Research and Development from April 2001 to August 2005; Vice President and General Manager Informatics Division from 1998 to 2001; and Vice President PCR Business Unit from 1994 to 1998. Mr. Jones received a BSEE in Electrical Engineering and an MSEE in Computer Engineering from the University of Washington.

Jennifer Lee

Ms. Jennifer L. Lee is Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller of the Company. From 1996 to May 2016, Ms. Lee held various managerial positions at Genentech, Inc., a biotechnology company that was acquired by Roche Holdings, Inc., in March 2009, including director of commercial finance from 2010 to May 2016, director of general audit from 2008 to 2009, director of collaborations finance and royalties from 2006 to 2008 and associate director of external reporting from 1996 to 2006. Prior to joining Genentech, Ms. Lee held staff and managerial roles at Pacific Gas and Electric Company from 1992 to 1996 and Arthur Andersen & Co. from 1988 to 1992. Ms. Lee received her B.S. in accounting from San Francisco State University and her M.B.A. from Golden Gate University. Ms. Lee is also a certified public accountant.

Mai Chan Yow

Ms. Mai Chan Yow is Executive Vice President - Worldwide Manufacturing and Managing Director of Fluidigm Singapore Pte. Ltd., a Singapore subsidiary of Fluidigm Corporation. Ms. Yow has served as Executive Vice President, Worldwide Manufacturing of Fluidigm Singapore Pte. Ltd., our Singapore subsidiary, since February 2012, and as Managing Director of Fluidigm Singapore Pte. Ltd. since March 2006. Ms. Yow served as Vice President, Worldwide Manufacturing, from March 2006 to January 2012. From June 2005 to March 2006, Ms. Yow served as General Manager of Fluidigm Singapore Pte. Ltd. From August 2004 to May 2005, Ms. Yow served as Vice President Engineering (Asia) for Kulicke and Soffa, a public semiconductor equipment manufacturer. From March 1991 to July 2004, Ms. Yow served as Director, Assembly Operations, Plant Facilities and EHS, for National Semiconductor Singapore, a semiconductor fabrication subsidiary of National Semiconductor Corporation. Ms. Yow received a B.E. in Electronic Engineering from Curtin University, a Certificate in Management Studies from the Singapore Institute of Management, and a Diploma in Electrical Engineering from Singapore Polytechnic.

Nicolas Barthelemy

Mr. Nicolas M. Barthelemy is Director of the Company. Barthelemy brings over 25 years of health care industry experience to the Fluidigm Board, having served in multiple senior executive roles in the biopharmaceutical, life science tools, and molecular diagnostics sectors. He previously served as President and CEO of Biotheranostics, a privately held molecular diagnostics company, from 2014 until February 2017. Just prior to that, he served as President of Global Commercial Operations at Life Technologies, a $4 billion life science industry leader that was acquired by Thermo Fisher Scientific in 2014. Prior to that position, he led the $850 million Cell Systems Division for five years at Life Technologies. Before Life Technologies, Barthelemy was with Biogen for eight years in operational and commercial roles of increasing responsibility, including Vice President of Manufacturing. He began his career with Merck & Co., Inc. as a Project Engineer in the Vaccine Division. Barthelemy currently also serves on the Board of Directors of Repligen Corporation and he was on the Board of Essen BioScience, a privately held life science company, until its recent acquisition by Sartorius AG. He received an M.S. in chemical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and an engineering degree from Ecole Supérieure de Physique et de Chimie Industrielles in Paris.

Carlos Paya

Dr. Carlos V. Paya, M.D., Ph.D., is Director of the Company. Dr. Paya brings to the Board over 15 years of senior executive experience in the large, mid-cap, and small-cap biopharmaceutical industries, combined with a prolific scientific background and a track record of leading high-impact innovation. Dr. Paya currently serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director of Immune Design Corp., a clinical-stage immunotherapy company focused on oncology. He previously served as President of Elan Corporation, a pharmaceutical corporation later acquired by Perrigo Company, from 2008 to 2011. Before joining Elan Corporation, Dr. Paya was at Eli Lilly & Company from 2001 to 2008 as Vice President of Lilly Research Laboratories. From 1991 to 2001, Dr. Paya was Professor of Medicine, Immunology, and Pathology and Vice Dean of the Clinical Investigation Program at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He received his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Madrid and underwent postdoctoral training at the Institute Pasteur in Paris.

Gerhard Burbach

Mr. Gerhard F. Burbach is Independent Director of Fluidigm Corporation . From January 2006 to September 2014, Mr. Burbach served as president, chief executive officer, and director of Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR), a company that develops, manufactures, and markets proprietary medical devices used for circulatory support. In addition, from 2004 to February 2013, Mr. Burbach served as a member of the board of directors of Digirad Corporation (NASDAQ: DRAD), a company focused on diagnostic imaging products. From April 2005 to January 2006, Mr. Burbach served as president and chief executive officer of Digirad Corporation. From July 2003 to April 2005, he served as president and chief executive officer of Bacchus Vascular, Inc., a developer of catheter-based medical devices. From January 2001 to July 2003, he served as chief executive officer of Philips Nuclear Medicine, a division of Philips Electronics, and, before its acquisition by Philips, worked for four years for ADAC Laboratories, most recently as president. Mr. Burbach also spent six years with the management consulting firm of McKinsey & Company, Inc., where he was most recently a senior engagement manager in the firm’s healthcare practice.

Patrick Jones

Mr. Patrick S. Jones is an Independent Director of Fluidigm Corporation since March 2011. Mr. Jones has been a private investor since March 2001. Mr. Jones currently serves as chairman of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC), a fabless semiconductor company, and Dialogic Inc. (OTC: DLGC), a communications technology company. He also serves on the board of directors of Inside Secure SA (PAR: INSD.PA), a company that makes digital security solutions. From 2005 to 2012, Mr. Jones served as chairman of Epocrates, Inc., a provider of clinical solutions to healthcare professionals and interactive services to the healthcare industry, which was acquired by athenahealth, Inc. in March 2013. From 2007 to 2012, Mr. Jones also served on the board of directors of Openwave Systems Inc., a telecom infrastructure software provider that changed its name to Unwired Planet (NASDAQ: UPIP) in 2012. From 2007 to 2011, Mr. Jones served on the board of directors of Novell, Inc., an enterprise infrastructure software provider that was sold to Attachmate Corporation in 2011. From June 1998 to March 2001, Mr. Jones was the senior vice president and chief financial officer of Gemplus International S.A. (now GEMALTO N.V.), or Gemplus, a provider of solutions empowered by smart cards. Prior to Gemplus, from March 1992 to June 1998, he was vice president, finance, and corporate controller at Intel Corporation, a producer of microchips, computing and communications products. Prior to that, Mr. Jones served as chief financial officer of LSI Corporation (formerly known as LSI Logic), a semiconductor company. Mr. Jones received a B.A. degree from the University of Illinois and an M.B.A. degree from St. Louis University.

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