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LivePerson Inc (LPSN.OQ)

LPSN.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert LoCascio

48 2001 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Daniel Murphy

50 2011 Chief Financial Officer

Monica Greenberg

48 2014 Executive Vice President- Business Affairs, General Counsel

Daryl Carlough

45 2013 Senior Vice President - Global and Corporate Controller

Eran Vanounou

46 2014 Chief Technology Officer

Fred Mossler

50 2017 Director

Peter Block

77 2010 Independent Director

Kevin Lavan

64 2000 Independent Director

Jill Layfield

42 2016 Independent Director

William Wesemann

60 2004 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Robert LoCascio

Mr. Robert P. LoCascio is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of LivePerson, Inc., since November 1995. In addition, Mr. LoCascio was our President from November 1995 until January 2001. Mr. LoCascio founded our Company as Sybarite Interactive Inc., which developed a community-based web software platform known as TOWN. Before founding Sybarite Interactive, through November 1995, Mr. LoCascio was the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Sybarite Media Inc. (known as IKON), a developer of interactive public kiosks that integrated interactive video features with advertising and commerce capabilities. Mr. LoCascio was named a New York City Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year finalist in 2001 and 2008. Mr. LoCascio is the winner of the 2015 Smart CEO Circle of Excellence Award. Mr. LoCascio received a B.B.A. from Loyola College.

Daniel Murphy

Mr. Daniel Richard Murphy is Chief Financial Officer of LivePerson, Inc. From November 2009 until April 2011, Mr. Murphy was Chief Financial Officer of Conductor, Inc., a provider of SEO measurement and optimization technology. From September 2004 until November 2009, Mr. Murphy served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Marketing Technology Solutions Inc., an interactive marketing company. From May 1991 until September 2004, Mr. Murphy served several senior finance and management roles of increasing responsibility at Thomson Financial, a leading global information services company. During his thirteen year tenure at Thomson Financial, Mr. Murphy served as the Chief Financial Officer of three of its business units, including the then $1.6 billion Sales, Marketing and Services Organization. Mr. Murphy received a Bachelor’s degree in business administration from St. Bonaventure University.

Monica Greenberg

Ms. Monica L. Greenberg is Executive Vice President- Business Affairs, General Councel of LivePerson, Inc., since February 2014. She has been our Executive Vice President, Business Affairs and General Counsel since February 2014, and our Senior Vice President, Business Affairs and General Counsel from November 2006 to February 2014. From May 2004 until October 2006, Ms. Greenberg was an independent consultant. From April 2000 until April 2004, Ms. Greenberg served as Vice President, General Counsel and Senior Corporate Counsel of Nuance Communications, Inc. Previously, from January 1999 to March 2000, Ms. Greenberg was the principal of a small business. From July 1996 to December 1998, Ms. Greenberg was associated with the law firm of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in Palo Alto, California. From September 1994 to July 1996, Ms. Greenberg was associated with the law firm of Willkie Farr & Gallagher in New York, NY. Ms. Greenberg received a J.D. from Boston University School of Law where she was a member of the Boston University Law Review, and a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.

Daryl Carlough

Mr. Daryl J. Carlough is a Senior Vice President - Global and Corporate Controller of the Company. Prior to joining LivePerson he was GAIN Capital’s Holdings, Inc. Interim Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer from November 2011 to September 2013. In addition, Mr. Carlough had served as the Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller from December 2009 of GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. From August 2006 to December 2009, Mr. Carlough served as Director of Finance at L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc. From April 2005 to August 2006, Mr. Carlough served as Assistant Corporate Controller at Viisage Technology, which merged into L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc. in August 2006. Prior to that, Mr. Carlough served at The Macgregor Group as Corporate Controller, from July 2001 to April 2005, which was acquired by Investment Technology Group. In his prior positions, Mr. Carlough specialized in domestic and international matters for mergers and acquisitions, tax matters, SEC reporting, treasury, human resources, internal controls and accounting. Mr. Carlough started his career at Ernst & Young LLP. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Global Management Accountant, and he received an MBA and MS in Accounting from Northeastern University, as well as a BS in Business Administration in Finance from Stonehill College.

Eran Vanounou

Mr. Eran Vanounou Has been appointed as Chief Technology Officer of LivePerson. Inc., since February 2014. From February 2012 until February 2014, Mr. Vanounou was a Vice President and the General Manager of Product & Technology at NICE Systems, Ltd. From July 2010 until February 2012, Mr. Vanounou served as Senior Director of Mobile & Embedded Technologies at Oracle Corporation. Additionally, from June 2008 to February 2012, Mr. Vanounou was a Senior Director of Mobile and Embedded Technologies at Sun Microsystems, Inc. Mr. Vanounou received a B.A. from the Interdisciplinary Center of Herzliya, Israel.

Fred Mossler

Mr. Fred Mossler has been appointed as Director of the Company., effective as of May 1, 2017. Mr. Mossler brings deep experience in the retail sector. Mr. Mossler began his career as a customer service leader at Nordstrom, a luxury retailer. In 1999, he joined the then start-up Zappos.com to build out its retail segment. Mr. Mossler was integral in Amazon’s $1.2 billion acquisition of Zappos in 2009. Mr. Mossler founded Honus Capital LLC, a hands-on investment fund for Las Vegas-area entrepreneurs. He also co-founded the popular Mexican restaurant chain Nacho Daddy. Mr. Mossler currently serves on the Board of Downtown Project, a company dedicated to helping revitalize part of downtown Las Vegas through investment in small businesses; tech startups; real estate; and arts, culture, and education. He also serves on the Finance Committee for the Two Ten Foundation, a charitable foundation offering financial assistance, counseling, community resources and scholarships to those working in the footwear industry.

Peter Block

Mr. Peter Block is an Independent Director of LivePerson, Inc., since July 30, 2010. Since 1997, Mr. Block has been President of Peter Block Inc., a management consulting group, and a partner in Designed Learning, a training company that offers workshops designed by Mr. Block to build organizational development skills. Mr. Block is also a best-selling author of several books about organizational dynamics, community and accountability. Mr. Block is the recipient of the Organization Development Network’s 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award. Among other national awards, he also received the American Society for Training and Development Award for Distinguished Contributions, the Association for Quality and Participation President’s Award, and he was entered into Training Magazine’s HRD Hall of Fame. Mr. Block holds a B.S. degree in Industrial Administration from the University of Kansas and an M.S. degree in Industrial Administration from Yale University. The Company believes that Mr. Block’s expertise in management consulting and organizational development principles qualify and enable him to make a significant and valuable contribution as a director of the Company.

Kevin Lavan

Mr. Kevin C. Lavan is an Independent Director of LivePerson, Inc., since January 2000. Since February 2016, Mr. Lavan has been the CFO of Autoclear LLC, a designer, builder and distributor of security systems. From January 2015 through February 2016, Mr. Lavan was an independent consultant to the media and entertainment industries. Between April 2010 and December 2014, Mr. Lavan was a Senior Vice President, Worldwide Controller of IMG, an international and diversified sports, entertainment and media company. From July 2008 to April 2010, Mr. Lavan was Chief Financial Officer of Paradysz Matera Company, Inc., a direct marketing and digital marketing agency. From August 2007 until July 2008, Mr. Lavan was an independent consultant. From November 2004 until August 2007, Mr. Lavan served advertising agencies affiliated with MDC Partners, Inc. in various capacities. Between October 2000 and November 2004, Mr. Lavan served as an independent consultant to marketing services organizations. In addition, between January 2001 and September 2002, Mr. Lavan was President and Chief Operating Officer of NowMarketing, Inc., formerly known as Elbit VFlash, Inc. From March 1999 until October 2000, Mr. Lavan was an Executive Vice President of Wunderman, the direct marketing and customer relationship marketing division of Young & Rubicam Inc. From February 1997 to March 1999, Mr. Lavan was Senior Vice President of Finance at Young & Rubicam. From 1984 to February 1997, Mr. Lavan held various positions at Viacom Inc., including Controller, and Chief Financial Officer for Viacom’s subsidiary, MTV Networks. Mr. Lavan is a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Lavan received a B.S. from Manhattan College.

Jill Layfield

Ms. Jill Layfield serves as Independent Director of the Company. Since July 2016, Ms. Layfield has been co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Tamara Mellon, a luxury footwear company. Since November 2004, Ms. Layfield served in various roles at Backcountry.com, including as President and Chief Executive Officer from January 2011 to December 2015. In addition, since January 2015 and April 2016, Ms. Layfield currently sits on the boards of directors of Camber Outdoors and SmartPak Equine, respectively. Ms. Layfield received a B.A. degree in Communications - Journalism from Santa Clara University. Ms. Layfield is recognized as an innovator and industry expert in combining organizational change and advanced technologies to retool customer care for the digital, mobile era. The Company believes that Ms. Layfield's deep experience in the retail sector and unique expertise transforming customer experience and forging meaningful, high-quality connections between brands and consumers, qualify and enable her to make a significant and valuable contribution as a director of the Company.

William Wesemann

Mr. William G. Wesemann is an Independent Director of LivePerson, Inc., since November 2004. Since October 2002, Mr. Wesemann has been an independent consultant. In addition, since January 1, 2015, Mr. Wesemann has served on the Board of Directors of Mylo Development LLC, a startup focused on a consumer application for people who take a lot of pictures. Between January 2001 and October 2002, Mr. Wesemann was Chief Executive Officer of NextPage, Inc., a provider of document management systems. Between August 2000 and January 2001, Mr. Wesemann was Chief Executive Officer of netLens Inc., which was acquired by NextPage and offered a peer-to-peer platform for creating distributed applications. Between May 1996 and May 2000, Mr. Wesemann was Vice President of Sales of Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc., a leader in computer-telephony integration. Mr. Wesemann received a B.A. from Glassboro State College (now called Rowan University).

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