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Glu Mobile Inc (GLUU.OQ)

GLUU.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Niccolo de Masi

36 2016 Executive Chairman of the Board

Nicholas Earl

51 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Eric Ludwig

47 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Gordon Lee

39 2017 Principal Financial Officer, Vice President - Accounting

Scott Leichtner

46 2010 Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Chris Akhavan

34 2016 Chief Revenue Officer

Benjamin Feder

53 2017 Director

Gabrielle Toledano

50 2017 Director

Eric Ball

53 2013 Independent Director

Greg Brandeau

55 2015 Independent Director

Ann Mather

57 2005 Independent Director

Hany Nada

48 2005 Independent Director

Benjamin Smith

49 2010 Independent Director

Bob Jones

2017 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Niccolo de Masi

Mr. Niccolo M. de Masi serves as Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He was President and Chief Executive Officer from January 2010 to November 2016, as one of our directors since January 2010, as interim Chairman of our board of directors from July 2014 to December 2014 and as the Chairman of our board of directors since December 2014. Mr. de Masi currently serves as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Essential, a mobile phone hardware company. Prior to joining Glu, Mr. de Masi was the Chief Executive Officer and President of Hands-On Mobile, a mobile technology company and developer and publisher of mobile entertainment, from October 2009 to December 2009, and previously served as the President of Hands-On Mobile from March 2008 to October 2009. Prior to joining Hands-On Mobile, Mr. de Masi was the Chief Executive Officer of Monstermob Group PLC, a mobile entertainment company, from June 2006 to February 2007. Mr. de Masi joined Monstermob in 2004 and, prior to becoming its Chief Executive Officer, held positions as its Managing Director and as its Chief Operating Officer, where he was responsible for formulating and implementing Monstermob’s growth and product strategy. Prior to joining Monstermob, Mr. de Masi worked in a variety of corporate finance and operational roles within the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector, beginning his career with JP Morgan on both the TMT debt capital markets and mergers and acquisitions teams in London. He has also worked as a physicist with Siemens Solar and within the Strategic Planning and Development divisions of Technicolor. Mr. de Masi has served as a director of Xura, Inc. since November 2015. Mr. de Masi holds an M.A. degree in Physics and an MSci. degree in Electronic Engineering—both from Cambridge University.

Nicholas Earl

Mr. Nicholas Earl is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He was our President of Global Studios from November 2015 to November 2016. Before joining us, from November 2014 to September 2015, Mr. Earl served as President of Worldwide Studios at Kabam. From September 2001 to October 2014, Mr. Earl served in several management positions at Electronic Arts, including most recently as Senior Vice President & General Manager of EA Mobile. From 1999 to 2001, Mr. Earl served as VP Product Development at Eidos. From April 1993 to March 1999, Mr. Earl served as an executive producer / GM at The 3DO Company. Mr. Earl holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley.

Eric Ludwig

Mr. Eric R. Ludwig is Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of Glu Mobile Inc. Mr. Ludwig previously held the position of Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer from September 2010 to October 2011. Prior to becoming our Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Ludwig served as our Vice President, Finance, Interim Chief Financial Officer from May 2008 to August 2008, served as our Vice President, Finance from April 2005 to May 2008 and served as our Director of Finance from January 2005 to April 2005. In addition, Mr. Ludwig has served as our Assistant Secretary since July 2006. Prior to joining us, from January 1996 to January 2005, Mr. Ludwig held various positions at Instill Corporation, an on-demand supply chain software company, most recently as Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Finance and Corporate Secretary. Prior to Instill, Mr. Ludwig was Corporate Controller at Camstar Systems, Inc., an enterprise manufacturing execution and quality systems software company, from May 1994 to January 1996. He also worked at Price Waterhouse L.L.P. from May 1989 to May 1994. Mr. Ludwig holds a B.S. in Commerce from Santa Clara University and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).

Gordon Lee

Mr. Gordon S Lee serves as Principal Financial Officer, Vice President - Accounting of the company. Prior to joining Glu, Mr. Lee served in various roles in the finance group of Twitter, Inc. from January 2011 through March 2017, most recently as Worldwide Corporate Controller from 2014 through March 2017. Prior to joining Twitter, Mr. Lee worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP from August 2002 to December 2010, most recently as a Senior Manager. Mr. Lee received a B.S. in Commerce Accounting from Santa Clara University.

Scott Leichtner

Mr. Scott J. Leichtner, J.D., is Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company. Mr. Leichtner joined Glu in June 2009 as our Senior Corporate Counsel. Prior to joining us, Mr. Leichtner was a corporate attorney at Fenwick & West LLP, a law firm focused on serving technology clients, from October 1997 to May 2009. Mr. Leichtner holds an A.B. in Political Science from Duke University and a J.D. from the University of Michigan.

Chris Akhavan

Mr. Chris Akhavan is Chief Revenue Officer of the Company. Prior to this, Mr. Akhavan served as our President of Publishing from April 2013 to May 2016. Before joining us, from January 2010 to April 2013, Mr. Akhavan served in several management positions at Tapjoy, Inc., a provider of incentivized offers, most recently as Senior Vice President, Partnerships. From April 2009 to January 2010, Mr. Akhavan was a Manager, Publisher Network at RockYou!, a social gaming company, and from October 2007 to November 2008, he served as a Strategic Partner Manager at VideoEgg (now SAY Media), an advertising inventory and platform provider. Mr. Akhavan holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of California at Santa Cruz.

Benjamin Feder

Mr. Benjamin Feder serves as Director of the Company. Since October 2016, Mr. Feder has served as President, International Partnerships (North America) of Tencent, which is a leading Internet and gaming company in China. From 2001 to October 2016, Mr. Feder served in various positions at ZelnickMedia Corporation., a media investment and management firm, including as co-founder, partner and vice chairman. From April 2007 to April 2010, Mr. Feder served as a member of the board of directors of Take Two Interactive Software Inc., or Take Two, a leading developer and publisher of video games, and from April 2007 to December 2010 he also served as Chief Executive Officer of Take Two. Prior to co-founding ZelnickMedia in 2001, Mr. Feder was Chief Executive Officer of MessageClick, Inc., a leading provider of voice messaging technology for next-generation telephone networks, and held a senior position with News Corporation. Mr. Feder received a B.A. in history from Columbia University and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.

Gabrielle Toledano

Ms. Gabrielle Toledano is Director of the Company. In addition to her current role at Tesla, Toledano has an extensive background in gaming and strategic talent development, having spent 10 years at Electronic Arts Inc. most recently as the company's Chief Talent Officer and Executive Vice President. She is uniquely positioned to offer world-class experience as Glu continues to evolve its talent and growth strategies.

Eric Ball

Mr. Eric R. Ball is Independent Director of Glu Mobile Inc. Dr. Ball serves as General Partner of Impact Venture Capital, a technology investment firm, a position he has held since January 2015, and was Chief Financial Officer of C3, Inc. (doing business as C3 IoT), a full-stack development platform for the “Internet of Things,” from August 2015 to May 2016. Prior to then, Dr. Ball served as Senior Vice President and Treasurer of Oracle Corporation, a global computer technology company, from May 2005 to September 2015. Before joining Oracle, Dr. Ball worked in a variety of headquarters and operating finance roles at Flextronics, Inc., Cisco Systems, Inc., Avery Dennison, and AT&T Inc. Dr. Ball serves as an advisor to Kyriba Corporation and SineWave Ventures, and since March 2017 as a board member to Answers Corporation. Dr. Ball holds an A.B. in economics from the University of Michigan, an M.A in economics/finance and an M.B.A. from the University of Rochester and a Ph.D. in management from the Drucker-Ito School of Management.

Greg Brandeau

Mr. Greg Brandeau is Independent Director of Glu Mobile Inc. Since May 2014, Mr. Brandeau has served as Managing Partner of Paradox Strategies (fka Slices of Genius), a consulting organization founded by Mr. Brandeau. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Maker Media, Inc., a global platform for connecting makers with each other, with products and services, and with partner organizations, from September 2013 to April 2014. Prior to Maker Media, Mr. Brandeau served as Chief Technology Officer of The Walt Disney Studios, a motion picture studio, from November 2009 to April 2012. Prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President of Technology for Pixar Animation Studios, a computer animation studio, from February 2004 to November 2009. Mr. Brandeau is an Advisory Board Member for Infrascale, Inc. and the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology, and a member of the Visiting Committee for the Humanities at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In addition to his prior technology management roles at Maker Media, The Walt Disney Studios and Pixar, he has served in various technology management roles for Walt Disney Animation Studios, Perlegen Sciences Inc., NeXT Computer, Inc. and Mountain Network Solutions, Inc. He is the co-author of Collective Genius: The Art and Practice of Leading Innovation. Mr. Brandeau holds B.S and M.S degrees in electronic engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an M.B.A. from Duke University.

Ann Mather

Ms. Ann Mather is an Independent Director of Glu Mobile Inc., since September 2005. She has also served as a member of the board of directors of: Google Inc., since November 2005 and serves as chair of its audit committee; Netflix, Inc. since July 2010 and serves as chair of its audit committee; Shutterfly, Inc. since May 2013 and serves on its audit committee; and Arista Networks, Inc. since July 2013 and serves as chair of its audit committee. Ms. Mather has also been an independent trustee to the Dodge & Cox Funds board of trustees since May 2011. During the last five years, she also served as a director of MoneyGram International, Inc. from May 2010 to May 2013 and Solazyme, Inc. from April 2011 to November 2014. From 1999 to 2004, Ms. Mather was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Pixar, Inc. Prior to her service at Pixar, Ms. Mather was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Village Roadshow Pictures, the film production division of Village Roadshow Limited. Ms. Mather holds an M.A. in geography from Cambridge University in England.

Hany Nada

Mr. Hany M. Nada is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Nada has served as one of our directors since April 2005. Mr. Nada co-founded GGV Capital (formerly Granite Global Ventures) in 2000 and has served as a Managing Director since its inception. He has also served as Managing Director and Senior Research Analyst at Piper Jaffray & Co., specializing in Internet software and e-infrastructure. Mr. Nada also serves on the boards of directors of several privately held companies, including DraftKings, Inc., Heptagon Advanced Micro-Optics Pte.Ltd, Phoenix Labs, Upsight, Inc., and WildTangent, Inc, and was previously on the board of directors of Vocera Communications, Inc., a publicly traded company. In addition, Mr. Nada is an observer on the board of directors of Houzz, Inc. and InVisage Technologies, Inc. Mr. Nada holds a B.S. in economics and a B.A. in political science from the University of Minnesota.

Benjamin Smith

Mr. Benjamin T. Smith, IV, is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Smith has served as one of our directors since November 2010, interim co-Lead Director from July 2014 to December 2014 and Lead Director since April 2016. Mr. Smith has been a Senior Advisor at the strategic consulting firm, A.T. Kearney, since October 2016 and prior to that served as the Chief Executive Officer of Wanderful Media, a new media shopping company, from April 2012 to June 2016. Prior to joining Wanderful Media, Mr. Smith served as an independent director of and advisor to technology companies, including in his role as a Venture Partner at Accelerator Venture Capital, where he has served since December 2011. Previously, Mr. Smith served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of WYBS, Inc. d/b/a MerchantCircle, a leading social network of small business owners, from when he co-founded the company in August 2004 until the company was sold to Reply.com in May 2011. Mr. Smith served as the Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and a strategic advisor to Borland Software Corporation, a vendor of Open Application Lifecycle Management solutions, from March 2005 to October 2007 and the Chief Executive Officer of, and an advisor to, CodeGear, a division of Borland, from November 2006 to October 2007. Mr. Smith previously co-founded Spoke Software, Inc., a provider of social networking software that connects business professionals, in 2002, and served as its Chief Executive Officer from 2002 to 2004. Mr. Smith also served the Bush Administration as the Senior Advisor for Strategy and Planning to the Secretary of Transportation from 2001 to 2002. Prior to then, Mr. Smith was a Vice President and Partner at A.T. Kearney, and Vice President, Venture Development at Electronic Data Systems Corporation (EDS) after A.T. Kearney was purchased by EDS. Mr. Smith holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of California at Davis and an M.B.A. from Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business.

Bob Jones