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Lantronix Inc (LTRX.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Bernhard Bruscha

65 2012 Independent Chairman of the Board

Paul Pickle

48 2019 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Jeremy Whitaker

47 2019 Chief Financial Officer

Kevin Yoder

54 2016 Vice President - Worldwide Sales

Jonathan Shipman

2019 Vice President - Strategy

Bruce Edwards

64 2012 Independent Director

Paul Folino

74 2012 Independent Director

Martin Hale

46 2016 Independent Director

Hoshi Printer

76 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Bernhard Bruscha

Mr. Bernhard Bruscha is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. served as Chairman of the Board of the Company from June 1989 to May 2002 and from May 2012 to the present. Mr. Bruscha is a serial entrepreneur who started his career in the 1970s, as one of three founding partners in a computer networking software company and for more than 20 years has successfully founded, grown and sold or merged several technology and other companies. From May 2002 to April 2015, Mr. Bruscha served as chairman of the Supervisory Board of transtec AG, a computer systems manufacturer and direct computer reseller. Mr. Bruscha is also Managing Director of TL Investment GmbH and Managing Director of technovest alpha GmbH located in Tübingen, Germany. Mr. Bruscha’s extensive business, managerial, executive and leadership experience in the technology industry, including as an active designer of software systems and a founder of several technology distribution and hardware companies, make him a valuable member of the Board.

Paul Pickle

Mr. Paul H. Pickle is appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company, effective April 22, 2019. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Microsemi Corporation, a leading provider of semiconductor and system solutions, from November 2013 until Microsemi was acquired by Microchip Technology Inc. in May 2018. Mr. Pickle also served in various other positions with Microsemi since 2000, as Executive Vice President, Integrated Circuits Group from 2012 to 2013; Senior Vice President and General Manager, Analog and SoC Products, from 2011 to 2012; Vice President and General Manager, Analog Mixed Signal Products Group, from 2009 to 2011; Vice President, Worldwide Applications Engineering, from 2004 to 2009; and Product Marketing Manager, Integrated Products Group, from 2000 to 2004.

Jeremy Whitaker

Mr. Jeremy R. Whitaker is Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective April 22, 2019. He currently Interim Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Whitaker will continue to serve as chief financial officer of the company, a position he has held since September 2011. Whitaker also served as the company's interim chief executive officer for a brief period during 2015. Before joining the company as chief financial officer, Mr. Whitaker also served as our Senior Director of Finance and Accounting from February 2006 to September 2010 and our Director of Finance and Accounting from August 2005 to February 2006. Prior to August 2005, Mr. Whitaker held vice president and director level finance and accounting positions with two publicly-traded companies and worked in the assurance practice at Ernst & Young LLP for six years. Mr. Whitaker holds a Bachelor of Arts in business administration with a concentration in accounting from the California State University at Fullerton and a Master of Science degree in accountancy from the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business.

Kevin Yoder

Mr. Kevin Yoder is Vice President - Worldwide Sales of the Company. Mr. Yoder served as vice president of sales for the Americas region at Avago Technologies (now Broadcom Limited), where he was responsible for driving more than $1.3 billion in annual revenues. Prior to joining Avago, Mr. Yoder was vice president of worldwide sales for XMOS, a start-up semiconductor company. Prior to that, he held sales leadership positions at Analog Devices, Texas Instruments, and CoWare. Mr. Yoder holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Notre Dame University.

Jonathan Shipman

Mr. Jonathan (Jon) Shipman is Vice President - Strategy of the Company. Prior to joining Lantronix Jon had a tenured career at Twitch (acquired by Amazon), YouTube, and eBay, to name a few. His responsibilities spanned global initiatives across infrastructure, procurement, engineering, product strategy, programmatic advertising, and emerging market content strategy, where he built and scaled one of the world's largest video networks. Additionally, he led the reformation of the product and engineering organizations into vertically integrated groups, emphasizing accountability and team empowerment along with building out network infrastructure and driving growth in emerging markets.

Bruce Edwards

Mr. Bruce C. Edwards is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Edwards has served as a director of Semtech Corporation, a supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products since 2006 and serves as chairman of its compensation committee. He served as a director of Emulex Corporation, a global supplier of advanced storage networking infrastructure solutions from May 2000 to May 2015, when Emulex was acquired by Avago Technologies. Mr. Edwards was chairman of the board of Emulex from February 2014 to May 2015. From February 2005 to November 2007, he served as the executive chairman of the board of directors of Powerwave Technologies, Inc., a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of advance coverage and capacity solutions for the wireless communications industry. From February1996 until February 2005, Mr. Edwards served as Chief Executive Officer and as a director of Powerwave. Mr. Edwards also served as President of Powerwave from February 1996 to May 2004. Before joining Powerwave, Mr. Edwards served eleven years at AST Research, Inc., a personal computer company, where his last positions were Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and a director.

Paul Folino

Mr. Paul F. Folino is Independent Director of the Company .Mr. Folino served in a number of board and executive positions at Emulex from 1993 to May 2015 when Emulex was acquired by Avago Technologies, including as Emulex’s executive chairman of the board of directors from September 2006 to November 2011; as Chief Executive Officer from May 1993 to September 2006; and as chairman of the board of directors from 2002 to 2006 and from November 2011 to July 2013. Prior to joining Emulex, Mr. Folino served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Thomas-Conrad Corporation, a manufacturer of local area networking products from 1991 to 1993. He also serves on the boards of directors of CoreLogic, Inc., a provider of consumer, financial and property information, analytics and services to business and government, where he serves as chairman of the board.

Martin Hale

Mr. Martin M. Hale, Jr. is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Hale has served as the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Hale Capital Partners, LP, a New York-based private growth equity fund, since 2007. Mr. Hale currently serves as a director of Falconstor Software, Inc. and Top Image Systems, Ltd. Mr. Hale has also served as a director of Adept Technology, Inc., Flarion Corporation, Celiant Corporation, Analex Corporation, Aurora Flight Sciences, Vallent Corporation, Paradigm Holdings, LocationLogic LLC, United Silver Corp., and Telanetix. Prior to Hale Capital Partners, Mr. Hale was a Managing Director and member of the founding team of Pequot Ventures, an associate at Geocapital Partners, and an analyst with Broadview International.

Hoshi Printer

Mr. Hoshi Printer is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Printer’s background includes four decades of relevant general and financial management experience, including serving as chief financial officer for several technology companies, including the following: Autobytel, an online automotive marketplace; Peerless Systems Corporation, an embedded imaging systems company; Neuron Data, a developer of high-end, client-server, object- and web-oriented tools; Soane Technologies, an ophthalmic and bioscience business; and Catalytica, a developer of environmental technology. From 2005 to 2010, Mr. Printer was a chief financial officer consultant. His clients included Private Access, Inc., a technology company, Avamar Technologies, Inc., a provider of enterprise data storage software, and Path 1 Network Technologies, a provider of television over IP technology to broadcasters. Mr. Printer also served as the divisional Vice President of Finance for Xerox Corporation.

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