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Forrester Research Inc (FORR.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

George Colony

65 2007 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Michael Doyle

63 2016 Chief Financial Officer

Victor Milligan

55 2014 Chief Marketing Officer

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43 2018 Chief Research Officer

Mack Brothers

54 2018 Chief Product Officer

Kelley Hippler

50 2017 Chief Sales Officer

Steven Peltzman

50 2011 Chief Business Technology Officer

Ryan Darrah

47 2017 Chief Legal Officer and Secretary

David Boyce

51 2017 Director

Jean Birch

59 2018 Independent Director

Neil Bradford

46 2018 Independent Director

Anthony Friscia

63 2017 Independent Director

Robert Galford

66 1996 Independent Director

Gretchen Teichgraeber

65 2005 Independent Director

Yvonne Wassenaar

50 2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

George Colony

Mr. George F. Colony is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He is the founder of Forrester and since 1983, he has served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. He also has served as Forrester’s President since September 2001, and he previously was Forrester’s President from 1983 to 2000. We believe Mr. Colony’s qualifications to serve on our Board of Directors and as its Chairman include his extensive experience in the research industry, including more than 30 years as our chief executive officer, and his significant ownership stake in the Company.

Michael Doyle

Mr. Michael A. Doyle is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Doyle began serving as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer in September 2007. He also served as the Company’s Treasurer from September 2007 through June 2016. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Doyle was Chief Financial Officer of Easylink Services Corporation, a publicly traded telecommunications messaging provider, since 2004. Prior to joining Easylink, Mr. Doyle was the Chief Financial Officer for North America of Dun & Bradstreet Corporation from 2002 to 2004, and from 1997 to 2002, he held various senior financial and marketing positions with Cendant Corporation.

Victor Milligan

Mr. Victor Milligan is Chief Marketing Officer of the Company. Mr Milligan began serving as the Company’s Chief Marketing Officer in December 2014. From May 2011 until joining the Company he was Chief Marketing Officer for Nexage, LLC, a provider of supply-side mobile advertising solutions. From 2008-2011, Mr. Milligan was Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer for Lavastorm Analytics, and prior to that a senior managing partner and vertical industry leader at Gartner, Inc.

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Ms. Carrie Johnson is Chief Research Officer of the Company. She became Forrester’s Chief Research Officer in November 2018. Previously she served as Senior Vice President, Research from August 2015 to November 2018 and Vice President, Group Director from October 2013 to August 2015. Ms. Johnson joined Forrester in 1998.

Mack Brothers

Mr. Mack Brothers is Chief Product Officer of the Company. Mr. Brothers became Forrester’s Chief Product Officer in November 2018. Previously, he served as Chief Consulting Officer from May 2016 until assuming his current role. Prior to joining Forrester, he was Vice President, Industry Services and Consulting, for IHS, Inc. (now IHS Markit, Ltd.), a business intelligence and syndicated research firm, for more than five years. Mr. Brothers held leadership positions at IHS for a total of nine years, and previously was Senior Vice President, Business Development at Wood Mackenzie, Ltd.

Kelley Hippler

Ms. Kelley Hippler serves as Chief Sales Officer of the Company. Ms. Hippler became Forrester’s Chief Sales Officer in July 2017. Previously she served as Senior Vice President for Customer Success from November 7, 2016 to July 2017, Chief of Staff, Global Sales from January 2013 to October 2013, and Senior Vice President, Emerging Sales, from January 2012 to January 2013. Ms. Hippler joined Forrester in 1999.

Steven Peltzman

Mr. Steven P. Peltzman is Chief Business Technology Officer of the Company. Mr. Peltzman joined Forrester as its Chief Business Technology Officer in September 2011. From 2001 to 2011, Mr. Peltzman was the Chief Information Officer of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Prior to that, Mr. Peltzman served as the Chief Technology Officer at MarketMedical.com and as the vice president of technology at Earthweb and was an officer in the United States Air Force.

Ryan Darrah

Mr. Ryan D. Darrah is a Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of the Company. Mr. Darrah began serving as Chief Legal Officer and Secretary in March 2017. Previously, he was the Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary of the Company. Prior to joining the Company in 2007, Mr. Darrah served as General Counsel and Secretary of Sports Loyalty Systems, Inc. and ProfitLogic, Inc.

David Boyce

Mr. David Boyce is Director of the company. Mr. Boyce became a director of Forrester in June 2017. Mr. Boyce is the Chief Strategy Officer of InsideSales.com, Inc., a software company offering a leading sales acceleration platform. Prior to joining InsideSales.com, Mr. Boyce was the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Fundly, Inc., a crowdfunding site for online fundraising from 2010 to 2013. Previously, Mr. Boyce was global VP of Strategy at Oracle from 2005 to 2010. We believe Mr. Boyce’s qualifications to serve on our Board of Directors include his extensive experience as an operating executive at several software companies and his expertise in product, strategy and marketing.

Jean Birch

Ms. Jean M. Birch is appointed as Independent Director of the company. She became a director of Forrester in February 2018. Ms. Birch currently serves as the Chair of the Board of Papa Murphy’s Holdings, Inc., a position she has held since September of 2016. She joined the PMI board in April of 2015 and, from January through July of 2017, Ms. Birch served as interim President and CEO. Ms. Birch also serves as an independent director of CorePoint Lodging, Inc., a position she has held since September 2018. At CorePoint, Ms. Birch sits on the audit and nominating and governance committees. Ms. Birch is the President and CEO of Birch Company, LLC., a small consulting practice, a position she has held since the company’s formation in 2007. Ms. Birch has previously served on the board of Darden Restaurants, Inc. from 2014-2016. Additionally, she served on the board of Cosi, Inc. from 2013-2016. Prior to that, from 2009 through 2012, Ms. Birch served as President of IHOP Restaurants, Inc., a division of DineEquity, Inc. We believe Ms. Birch’s qualifications to serve on our Board of Directors include her more than two decades of operating experience leading large consumer businesses and her experience as a public company board member.

Neil Bradford

Mr. Neil Bradford is Independent Director of the company. Mr. Bradford became a director of Forrester in February 2018. From 2017 to March 2019, Mr. Bradford served as the Chief Executive Officer of Financial Express, Ltd., an investment ratings and fund research agency based in the United Kingdom. Prior to joining FE, Mr. Bradford was the Chief Executive Officer of Argus Media, a provider of price assessments, business intelligence and market data for the global energy and commodities markets from 2015 to 2017, where he also served as Chief Operating Officer from 2010 to 2015. In 1997, Mr. Bradford co-founded Fletcher Research Limited, a UK-based technology research firm that was acquired by Forrester in 1999. Mr. Bradford served in executive roles with Forrester until 2006. We believe Mr. Bradford’s qualifications to serve on our Board of Directors include his years of experience in the research and advisory business, having both founded and led companies in the industry, his prior experience as an executive officer of Forrester, and his perspective on European business as a UK citizen having worked for firms headquartered in London.

Anthony Friscia

Mr. Anthony Friscia is Independent Director of the company. Mr. Friscia became a director of Forrester in June 2017. Mr. Friscia is currently an independent business consultant. From 2014 to 2016, Mr. Friscia was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Eduventures, Inc., a research and advisory firm that provides proprietary research and strategic advice to higher education leaders. Previously, from 2011 to 2014, Mr. Friscia served as a consultant and special advisor to the President of the New School, a private university in New York City. In 1986, Mr. Friscia founded AMR Research, a provider of research and advice on global supply chain and enterprise technology to operations and IT executives, and served as its President and Chief Executive Officer until 2009. We believe Mr. Friscia’s qualifications to serve on our Board of Directors include his extensive experience in business leadership and providing strategic advice to senior leaders.

Robert Galford

Mr. Robert M. Galford is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Galford became a director of Forrester in November 1996. Since November 2007, Mr. Galford has been the managing partner of the Center for Leading Organizations, an organizational development firm he founded in Concord, Massachusetts. From 2001 to 2007, Mr. Galford was a managing partner of the Center for Executive Development, an executive education provider in Boston, Massachusetts. We believe Mr. Galford’s qualifications to serve on our Board of Directors include his many years of organizational development and executive education experience, along with his more recent corporate governance experience as an instructor for the National Association of Corporate Directors.

Gretchen Teichgraeber

Ms. Gretchen G. Teichgraeber is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Teichgraeber became a director of Forrester in December 2005. Ms. Teichgraeber is the chair of the board of Leadership Directories, Inc., a premier information services company that publishes biographical and contact data on leaders in the private and public sectors. Previously, Ms. Teichgraeber was an independent consultant to digital media companies and various non-profit organizations from 2007 to 2009. From 2000 to 2007, Ms. Teichgraeber was the chief executive officer of Scientific American, Inc., publisher of the science and technology magazine, Scientific American. Prior to joining Scientific American, Ms. Teichgraeber served as general manager, publishing, and vice president, marketing and information services at CMP Media, Inc., a leading provider of technology news and information. We believe Ms. Teichgraeber’s qualifications to serve on our Board of Directors include her significant general management and marketing experience in the publishing and information services business, including on-line and print media.

Yvonne Wassenaar

Ms. Yvonne Wassenaar is Independent Director of the company. Ms. Wassenaar became a director of Forrester in June 2017. Ms. Wassenaar is the Chief Executive Officer of Puppet, Inc., an information technology automation software company. From 2017 to 2018, Ms. Wassenaar was the Chief Executive Officer of Airware, an enterprise drone solutions company. From 2014 to 2017, Ms. Wassenaar was with New Relic, Inc., a cloud-based SaaS company, most recently as Chief Information Officer. Prior to joining New Relic, Ms. Wassenaar held senior positions at VMware, Inc. from 2010 to 2014. We believe Ms. Wassenaar’s qualifications to serve on our Board of Directors include her thought leadership in the areas of cloud computing, big data analytics and business digitization and her extensive experience in senior leadership positions at technology companies.

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