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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Matthew Kissner

63 2017 Chairman of the Board

Brian Napack

55 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

John Kritzmacher

56 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Technology and Operations

Archana Singh

47 2016 Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President

Clay Stobaugh

59 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Gary Rinck

63 2014 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Reed Elfenbein

63 2015 Executive Vice President, International Development and Global Research Sales

Joan O'Neil

54 2015 Executive Vice President - Publishing

Taneli Ruda

2018 Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer

Judy Verses

60 2016 Executive Vice President - Research

Christopher Caridi

51 2017 Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller

Edward Melando

61 2017 Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller

Vincent Marzano

54 2014 Senior Vice President, Treasurer

Jesse Wiley

47 2012 Director

Mari Baker

52 2011 Independent Director

George Bell

60 2014 Independent Director

David Dobson

55 2017 Independent Director

Laurie Leshin

52 2015 Independent Director

Raymond McDaniel

60 2005 Independent Director

William Pence

54 2016 Independent Director

William Pesce

66 2015 Independent Director

William Plummer

59 2003 Independent Director

Brian Campbell

Vice President, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Matthew Kissner

Mr. Matthew S. Kissner is re-designated as Chairman of the Board of the Company effective December 4, 2017. He is currently serves as Chairman of the Board, Interim Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Kissner is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. and was appointed as the Company’s Interim Chief Executive Officer on May 8, 2017. He is also a member of the Board Executive Committee of the Regional Plan Association, a non-profit urban research and advocacy organization that develops long-range plans and policies to guide the growth and improve the prosperity, infrastructure, sustainability, and quality of life of the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut metropolitan region.

Brian Napack

Mr. Brian A. Napack has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company effective December 4, 2017. Mr. Napack will join the Company from Providence Equity Partners where he has been a Senior Advisor focused on investments in education and media. Before joining Providence in 2012, Mr. Napack served as president of Macmillan, the global content publisher, where he oversaw businesses in education, consumer books, digital media and magazines. Macmillan's brands include Farrar Strauss & Giroux; St. Martin's Press; Henry Holt; Bedford, Freeman, & Worth; and Scientific American. Prior to Macmillan, Mr. Napack was a partner at LEK Consulting, a global management consulting firm, where he led strategy, operations, and M&A engagements throughout the media, entertainment, and telecommunications industries. Before that, he founded and was CEO of ThinkBox, a digital media company focused on pre K-12 education. At The Walt Disney Company, he founded and ran Disney Educational Publishing and was a co-founder of Disney Interactive. Earlier in his career, he held senior roles at Simon & Schuster, the global publishing company, and A.T. Kearney, a leading management consulting company. Mr. Napack received his MBA from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Middlebury College. Mr. Napack has previously served on the boards of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company and Education Management Corporation.

John Kritzmacher

Mr. John A. Kritzmacher is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Technology and Operations of the Company. He is responsible for the Company’s worldwide financial organization, strategic planning and business development, technology, internal audit, customer service, distribution and investor relations. He served as Senior Vice President of Business Operations, Organizational Planning & Structure at WebMD Health Corp. He served as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Global Crossing Ltd.

Archana Singh

Ms. Archana Singh is Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. She was Chief Human Resources Officer, Hay Group - responsible for aligning HR strategies and initiatives to support the organization into its’ next stage of growth. Leading all aspects of Human Resources with a strong focus on talent management, culture alignment and integration. She was Vice President, Human Resources, Computer Science Corporation - Human Resources Leader for CSC’s enterprise business (technology consulting, application software, services and regions). She was Corporate Vice President, Human Resources, Advanced Micro Devices (“AMD”) - Human Resources Business Partner for global sales, marketing, manufacturing, product engineering, shared services, corporate functions.

Clay Stobaugh

Mr. Clay E. Stobaugh is Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer of the Company. He was Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer. He was Senior Vice President, Corporate Marketing – responsible for strategic marketing and customer relationship management.

Gary Rinck

Mr. Gary M. Rinck is Executive Vice President, General Counsel of the Company. He was Senior Vice President, General Counsel – responsible for all of the Company’s legal and corporate governance functions at Wiley.

Reed Elfenbein

Mr. Reed Elfenbein is Executive Vice President, International Development and Global Research Sales of the Company. He was Senior Vice President, International Development and Global Research Sales. He was Senior Vice President, International Development and STMS – leads team responsible for increasing market share in growing and emerging markets and leads the worldwide Research sales team. He was ice President and Managing Director, Sales and Marketing – responsible for leading the domestic and international sales and marketing teams.

Joan O'Neil

Joan O'Neil is Executive Vice President - Publishing of the Company. O'Neil is responsible for leading the Company’s global Knowledge & Learning business. O'Neil was Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Knowledge Services, Professional Development – responsible for leading the Knowledge Services business within the Professional Development business. O'Neil was Vice President and Managing Director, Business, Finance & Accounting, Professional Development – responsible for leading the global business, finance and accounting programs within Professional Development. O'Neil was Vice President & Group Executive Publisher, Professional/Trade – responsible for the finance and accounting programs within the Professional/Trade business.

Taneli Ruda

Mr. Taneli Ruda is Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer of the Company. Most recently, Mr. Ruda served as Head of Corporate Strategy at Thomson Reuters , with responsibility for defining the company's portfolio and growth strategies and driving company-wide mergers and acquisitions (M&A). During his time at Thomson Reuters , Mr. Ruda was also SVP and Managing Director of ONESOURCE Global Trade, where he successfully expanded the software suite globally and positioned it as a leader in the management of complex tax and trade issues. Prior to Thomson Reuters , Mr. Ruda held senior strategy roles at Nokia, including VP of Strategy Development and Director of Technology Strategy, where he drove global strategy initiatives and managed the company's key technology and business strategy decision-making forums. Mr. Ruda also served as a Principal at The Boston Consulting Group. He holds a Doctorate in Technology and Master of Science from the Helsinki University of Technology.

Judy Verses

Ms. Judy K. Verses is a Executive Vice President - Research of the Company., effective October 24, 2016. Ms. Judy has over 30 years' experience across business, government, and consumer sectors in the technology, education, and communications industries. She is known for her strong customer focus and admired as a leader who is capable of motivating global organizations and translating ideas and concepts into action. Judy comes to Wiley from Rosetta Stone, a market leader in online language learning and literacy, where, since 2011 she has been President, Global Enterprise & Education, with responsibility for all institutional business across all geographies, as well as product and business development, IT, and global communications, and where she built a robust, sustainable enterprise business focused on delivering profitable growth. Previously, Judy had been President and Chief Client Officer at Blackboard, a leading supplier of educational enterprise software, overseeing global sales and marketing, and President and COO at Blackboard Learn. From 1983 to 2007, Judy held several senior leadership roles at telecommunications giant Verizon (among them SVP Marketing, SVP Broadband Solutions, and VP Business Sales), where she successfully launched Verizon FiOS. Judy has served as a mentor with the Laura Bush Fellowship Initiative and from 2014-2015 was a Non-Executive Director on the board of Promethean World, a global education technology leader in solutions for the interactive and engaged classroom. Judy earned her B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Connecticut.

Christopher Caridi

Mr. Christopher Caridi is a Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller of the Company, effective March 20, 2017. Mr. Caridi will join the Company from Thomson Reuters, where he has been Vice President, Finance since 2014. Previously, Mr. Caridi was Vice President, Controller and Global Head of Accounting Operations at Thomson Reuters from 2009 to 2014.

Edward Melando

Mr. Edward J. Melando is Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller of the Company. He is responsible for Financial Reporting, Taxes, and Financial Shared Services. He was Vice President, Corporate Controller– responsible for Financial Reporting, Taxes and the Financial Shared Services.

Vincent Marzano

Mr. Vincent Marzano is Senior Vice President, Treasurer of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., since September 2014. He was Vice President, Treasurer – responsible for global treasury operations, insurable risk management, accounts receivable, and credit and collections.

Jesse Wiley

Mr. Jesse C. Wiley is an Director of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. He has been an employee of the Company since 2003. Mr. Wiley works on Wiley’s corporate planning and development team, including involvement in M&A projects and business development. Previously he worked on international and business development, digital and new business initiatives, and the development of electronic products within the PD division. Prior to that, he worked as an editor and marketer.

Mari Baker

Ms. Mari J. Baker is an Independent Director of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. She is a director since 2011, has held a number of executive officer positions in public and private companies primarily in technology fields, including roles as CEO of PlayFirst, Inc. and Navigenics, Inc., COO of Velti, plc (NASDAQ:VELT), President of BabyCenter, Inc., a Johnson and Johnson company (NYSE: JNJ), and SVP/General Manager at Intuit, Inc. (NASDAQ: INTU). She has been involved in the venture capital community, including serving as executive-in-residence at Kleiner Perkins Caulfield and Byers; in the higher education community, as a Trustee of Stanford University as well as an Advisor to the Clayman Institute at Stanford; and in the executive leadership community, through her service as an officer in Young Presidents Organization. In addition to John Wiley & Sons, Ms. Baker currently serves on the board of Blue Shield of California.

George Bell

Mr. George Bell is Independent Director of the John Wiley & Sons, Inc. He is a director since 2014, has been affiliated with General Catalyst Partners, a venture capital and private equity firm, as a Managing Director and then an Executive in Residence, from 2006 to 2016. Mr. Bell is a 30-year veteran of creating and growing consumer-facing and software businesses. From October 2010 to November 2013, he was President and CEO of Jumptap, a General Catalyst portfolio company, which sold to Millennial Media (NYSE: MM). Mr. Bell was also President and CEO of Upromise 2001-2006, sold to Sallie Mae; former chairman and CEO of Excite and Excite@Home 1996-2001; founder of The Outdoor Life Network (now NBC Sports Network); former senior vice president of Times Mirror Magazines, overseeing titles such as SKI and Field & Stream; recipient of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for California and New England; four-time Emmy Award-winning producer and writer of documentaries on adventure, wildlife, and vanishing cultures. Mr. Bell is on the board of several technology-enabled private companies, and has served on the board of Angie's List (NYSE: ANGI) since March 2016.

David Dobson

Mr. David C. Dobson is Independent Director of the Company. He has served as Digital River’s Chief Executive Officer since February 2013. Mr. Dobson served as an independent business consultant from July 2012 to February 2013. From July 2010 to July 2012, Mr. Dobson served as executive vice president and group executive, Global Lines of Business, at CA Technologies, a global provider of products and solutions for mainframe, distributed computing and cloud computing environments. From August 2009 to July 2010, Mr. Dobson served as President of Pitney Bowes Management Services, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Pitney Bowes Inc., a manufacturer of software and hardware and a provider of services related to documents, packaging, mailing and shipping. From June 2008 to July 2009, Mr. Dobson served as Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer of Pitney Bowes Inc., where he was responsible for leading the development of the company’s long-term strategy. From June 2005 to June 2008, Mr. Dobson served as chief executive officer of Corel Corporation, a global provider of leading software titles. Prior thereto, Mr. Dobson previously spent 19 years at IBM where he held a number of senior management positions, including corporate vice president, Emerging Business Opportunities, and president and general manager, IBM Printing Systems Division.

Laurie Leshin

Dr. Laurie A. Leshin, Ph.D., is Independent Director of the Company. She is a director since 2015, became the 16th president of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in June of 2014. Dr. Leshin brings to the Wiley board over 20 years of experience as a leader in academia and government service, and an accomplished record as a space scientist. Prior to joining WPI, Dr. Leshin served as the Dean of the School of Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York. There she expanded and strengthened interdisciplinary scientific research and education, championed diversity in STEM, and significantly expanded fundraising and outreach initiatives. While at Rensselaer, Dr. Leshin continued her work as a scientist for the Mars Curiosity Rover mission and was appointed by President Obama to the Advisory Board for the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. Prior to joining Rensselaer, Dr. Leshin served as the deputy director of NASA’s Exploration Systems Mission Directorate, where she was responsible for oversight of NASA’s future human spaceflight programs and activities. Dr. Leshin also worked as the director of science and exploration at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. Dr. Leshin is a recipient of NASA’s Outstanding Leadership Medal, NASA’s Distinguished Public Service Medal, and the Meteoritical Society’s Nier Prize. She has served on the Board of Directors of Women in Aerospace and the Council of the American Geophysical Union.

Raymond McDaniel

Mr. Raymond W. McDaniel, Jr., is Independent Director of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. He is a director since 2005, has been Chief Executive Officer of Moody’s Corporation since April 2005. From 2005 – April 2012 he also served as Chairman of Moody’s Corporation. In April 2012 he was named President of Moody’s Corporation in addition to Chief Executive Officer. He previously served as Chief Operating Officer of Moody’s Corporation from January 2004; President of Moody’s Corporation from October 2004; and President of Moody’s Investors Service since 2001. In prior assignments with Moody’s, he served as Senior Managing Director for Global Ratings & Research; Managing Director for International; and Director of Moody’s Europe, based in London. He has been a member of Moody’s Corporation Board of Directors since 2003. In 2015 Mr. McDaniel was named as a member of the Board of Trustees of Muhlenberg College.

William Pence

Dr. William Pence is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Pence is an accomplished leader in the digital technology industry with over 25 years of experience. Most recently, Mr. Pence was Global Chief Technology Officer for AOL. In that role he led all aspects of AOL’s global technology strategy, platform development and external technology partnerships, as well as playing a key leadership role in the overall strategy and direction of AOL. He also created and led Area 51, which was focused on synchronizing innovation efforts across AOL’s venture investments, incubators, university relations, and internal R&D. Before joining AOL, Mr. Pence served as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of WebMD from 2007 to 2014 as well as Chief Operating Officer of WebMD from 2012 to 2014. At WebMD, he led many cross-company initiatives that drove innovative new products, improved operational efficiencies and user experiences for consumers and advertiser partners. He also drove technology and corporate operations improvement through automation, cloud technology and data management systems. Mr. Pence was instrumental in mobile product efforts across WebMD’s properties as well as the company’s global expansion. Prior to WebMD, Mr. Pence served as Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President at Napster from 2003 to 2007. From 2001 to 2003, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Pressplay, a Universal Music Group/Sony Music Entertainment joint venture, and from 2000 to 2001 he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Universal Music Group. Previously, Mr. Pence spent more than a decade at IBM.

William Pesce

Mr. William J. Pesce is Independent Director of the Company. He is a director since 1998, served as the Company’s 10th President and Chief Executive Officer for 13 years from May 1998 to April 2011, when he retired after nearly 22 years at the Company. Mr. Pesce is a member of the Board of Trustees of William Paterson University, where he serves as a member of the Executive Committee, Chair of the Educational Policy and Student Development Committee and member of the Nominations and Governance Committee. Mr. Pesce is a benefactor and advisor to the Pesce Family Mentoring Institute at William Paterson University. He served on the Board of Overseers of NYU’s Stern School of Business for 17 years. Mr. Pesce serves as a guest lecturer, speaking with students about leadership, ethics and integrity. He launched Pesce Family Ventures, LLC in 2015 to invest in early stage companies, particularly entities that leverage enabling technology to serve customers.

William Plummer

Mr. William B. Plummer is Independent Director of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., since December 2008. He has been Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of United Rentals, Inc. since December 2008. Previously he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Dow Jones & Company, Inc. from September 2006 to December 2007. Prior to that he was Vice President & Treasurer of Alcoa, Inc. since 2000. Before joining Alcoa, he was with Mead Corporation as President, Gilbert Paper Division during 2000; Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Planning from 1998 to 2000; and Treasurer from 1997 to 1998. Prior to joining Mead, he held a number of increasingly responsible positions with the General Electric Company, most recently as Vice President, Equity Capital Group, General Electric Capital Corporation from 1995 to 1997. Mr. Plummer formerly served on the board of UIL Holdings Corporation, where he was a member of both the Compensation and Executive Development committee and the Retirement Benefits Plans Investment committee. He currently serves on the board of Global Payments, Inc., where he chairs the Audit committee and is a member of the Risk Oversight committee.

Brian Campbell