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Everspin Technologies Inc (MRAM.OQ)

MRAM.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Kevin Conley

51 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Jeffrey Winzeler

57 2015 Chief Financial Officer

Annie Flaig

46 2017 Senior Vice President - Worldwide Sales

Patrick Patla

53 2017 Senior Vice President - Marketing

Angelo Ugge

69 2015 Vice President - Operations and Business Development

Sanjeev Aggarwal

49 2010 Vice President - Manufacturing and Process Development

Thomas Andre

48 2013 Vice President - Design Engineering

Terry Hulett

59 2013 Vice President - Storage Solutions

Bryan Kang

51 2016 Vice President - MRAM Technology and Product Development

Geoffrey Tate

62 2016 Lead Independent Director

Lawrence Finch

82 2008 Independent Director

Ronald Foster

66 2016 Independent Director

Michael Gustafson

60 2017 Independent Director

Peter Hebert

39 2008 Independent Director

Stephen Socolof

57 2012 Independent Director

David Allen

2017 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Kevin Conley

Mr. Kevin Conley is re designated as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company effective September 1, 2017. He is currently serves as an advisor and consultant with Seven Rocks LLC, which he founded as a partner in June 2016. From 2011 to June 2016, Mr. Conley served at SanDisk Corporation, as SVP & GM Client Storage Solutions and most recently as Chief Technology Officer, where he provided guidance to SanDisk’s long term technology strategy. From 2009 to 2010, Mr. Conley served as VP Engineering for Corsair Components Inc. From 1993 to 2009, Mr. Conley served in various technology development and management roles at Sandisk Corporation. Mr. Conley received his bachelor’s of science degree in electrical engineering and master’s of science degree in computer engineering from Santa Clara University.

Jeffrey Winzeler

Mr. Jeffrey G. Winzeler serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. From March 2014 to January 2015, Mr. Winzeler served as Chief Financial Officer at Avnera Corporation, a privately held semiconductor company specializing in analog and digital SoCs, where he was responsible for all aspects of the finance function. From January 2012 to January 2014, Mr. Winzeler served as Chief Financial Officer at Rackwise Inc. a provider of data center management software, where he was responsible for all aspects of the finance function. From December 2006 to November 2011, Mr. Winzeler worked at Solar Power Incorporated. He was a Vice President of Franchise Development for Solar Power and developed the first residential solar franchise offering in the United States. He subsequently became the Chief Financial Officer for Solar Power. From January 2005 to December 2006, Mr. Winzeler served as Chief Financial Officer for International Display Works Inc. Prior to International Display Works, Mr. Winzeler worked at Intel Corporation from March 1988 to August 2004. At Intel, he held numerous positions including Flash Division Controller, Worldwide Assembly Test Manufacturing Controller, Israel Finance controller, Fab 9 and Fab 11 Controller, and Finance Analyst. Mr. Winzeler received his degree in finance from the University of Idaho.

Annie Flaig

Ms. Annie Flaig has been appointed as Senior Vice President - Worldwide Sales of the Company. She most recently served as Vice President of SanDisk Corporation from 2015 to 2016, where she led Channel, OEM, Systems Integrator and ISV partners to deliver intelligent flash storage systems and software. From 2012 to 2015, Ms. Flaig served as Vice President, Americas Sales and Marking at HGST, Inc. a subsidiary of Western Digital Corporation, where she was responsible for leading sales teams focused on Tier One Global Cloud, Storage, Server and Consumer Electronics OEMs. Her duties also included the Americas Channel focused on the distribution channel servicing OEMs, System Integrators, VARs, DMRs, eTail, and Brick and Mortar customers. From 1992 to 2012, Ms. Flaig served in various sales roles at Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., most recently as Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Enterprise and Commercial Solutions Sales. Ms. Flaig holds a B.S. in Marketing from Santa Clara University.

Patrick Patla

Mr. Patrick Patla is Senior Vice President - Marketing of the Company. From March 2015 to January 2017, Mr. Patla served as General Manager of KNUPATH, Inc., an Austin-based startup pioneering advanced hardware architectures for extreme performance neural computing, where he was responsible for the Kureon product family. Prior to joining KNUPATH, Mr. Patla was Senior Director at Broadcom Corporation from October 2014 to March 2015 and Vice President of Server Business Marketing at Samsung from April 2012 to June 2014, where he was responsible for an unannounced ARM-based enterprise market program. From March 2003 to April 2012, Mr. Patla served as VP and General Manager at Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. where he was responsible for the AMD Opteron Server Business Unit. Mr. Patla holds a B.A. in marketing from DePaul University.

Angelo Ugge

Mr. Angelo Ugge is Vice President - Operations and Business Development of the Company. From August 2006 to June 2014, Mr. Ugge was President of Eviteck Consulting LLC, a marketing and business development consulting firm in Europe focused on helping to develop small and medium size technology companies, where he was responsible for managing two major development programs in cooperation with the European Community and the Italian Ministry of Industrial Development. Prior to Eviteck, Mr. Ugge held the Chief Executive Officer position at Bridgeco AG of Zurich, Switzerland and MemsOptical Inc. of Huntsville, Alabama, and was Vice President and General Manager of ST Microelectronics N.V.

Sanjeev Aggarwal

Dr. Sanjeev Aggarwal, Ph.D. serves as Vice President - Manufacturing and Process Development of the Company. He has served as our Vice President, Manufacturing and Process Development since March 2010, where he supervises research and development efforts for integration of spin torque MRAM onto CMOS and manages our production for Field Switched MRAM on 200mm and ST-MRAM on 300mm wafers. From June 2008 to February 2010, Dr. Aggarwal served as our Director, Manufacturing and Process Technology. From September 2006 to May 2008, Dr. Aggarwal was senior member of the technical staff at Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. and led the integration efforts for Field Switched MRAM development. From July 2000 to August 2006, Dr. Aggarwal was member Group Technical Staff at Texas Instruments. Dr. Aggarwal received his bachelor’s degree in ceramic engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (BHV) Varanasi, and doctorate in materials science and engineering from Cornell University.

Thomas Andre

Mr. Thomas Andre serves as Vice President - Design Engineering of the Company. He has served as our Vice President, Design Engineering since July 2013 and as our Director of Engineering from April 2011 to July 2013. From August 2001 to April 2011, Mr. Andre was a design project leader for the MRAM development team at Motorola, Inc., Freescale Semiconductor, Inc., following its spin-off from Motorola, and then at Everspin, following our spin-off from Freescale. In addition, Mr. Andre has led several stand-alone DRAM designs at Alliance Semiconductor Corp and held design positions in the Defense Systems and Electronics Group at Texas Instruments Incorporated. Mr. Andre has served on the Custom Integrated Circuits Conference Technical Program Committee since 2003 including Technical Program Chair in 2010. Mr. Andre received his bachelor’s of science degree in electrical engineering from Clarkson University in New York.

Terry Hulett

Mr. Terry Hulett is Vice President - Storage Solutions of the Company. He has a background in architecture, hardware and software development and operations on products including leading edge network controllers and leading edge CPUs. From March 2009 to September 2013, Mr. Hulett was a Strategic Planner at Intel Corporation, where he was responsible for strategies for high end networking products and server class CPUs. From 1985 to 2008, when Mr. Hullet joined Intel, Mr. Hulett held several engineering executive roles at NetEffec Inc., Banderacom Inc., Silicon Solutions, Inc. and Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Mr. Hulett holds several patents and has published technical articles, and was a member of the original 68000 design team at Motorola, Inc. Mr. Hulett received his bachelor’s of science degree in electrical engineering from Oklahoma State University.

Bryan Kang

Mr. Bryan Kang is Vice President - MRAM Technology and Product Development of the Company. From April 2015 to September 2016, Mr. Kang served as Memory and Design Architect at Nantero, Inc., where he designed and developed non-volatile memory devices. From December 2007 to March 2015, Mr. Kang served as Head of the Design Center at SK Hynix America Inc., where he led in the development of various memory technologies, including the first 4Gb DDR3 using 3xnm technology. Mr. Kang has over 25 years of experience in semiconductor memory design and product planning. Mr. Kang received his bachelor’s of science degree in electrical engineering from KyungPook National University in Korea and his M.B.A from Ajou University in Korea.

Geoffrey Tate

Mr. Geoffrey R. Tate serves as Lead Independent Director of the Company. He has served as a member of our Board of Directors since August 2009 and was appointed as our Lead Independent Director in December 2016. From March 2010 until January 2012, Mr. Tate was the interim Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Nanosolar, Inc. Mr. Tate was the founding Chief Executive Officer of Rambus Inc. in May 1990 and served as CEO and a member of the Board of Directors until January 2005. Mr. Tate served as the non-employee Chairman of the Board of Directors of Rambus from January 2005 to August 2006. From Rambus’ IPO in 1997 to late 2003, Mr. Tate was also the sole member of the Stock Option Committee, which was authorized to approve and administer the issuance of options to Rambus non-executive employees. In 2006, Rambus’ audit committee commenced an internal investigation of the timing of past stock option grants and related accounting issues. While Mr. Tate did not develop relevant policies and was not responsible for accounting judgments, Mr. Tate entered into a settlement agreement with Rambus. From 1979 to 1990, Mr. Tate served in various marketing and product line management positions and ultimately as Senior Vice President, Microprocessors and Logic, with Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Mr. Tate received his bachelor’s of science degree in computer science from University of Alberta and his M.B.A. from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.

Lawrence Finch

Mr. Lawrence G. Finch is Independent Director of the Company. He has served as managing director at Sigma Partners, a venture capital firm, since joining the firm in 1987. Mr. Finch brings a wealth of operational experience in moving early-stage technology companies through high-growth stages of development. He has advised more than 20 companies throughout his career.

Ronald Foster

Mr. Ronald C. Foster is Independent Director of the Company. Since November 2014, Mr. Foster has served on the Board of Directors of Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. From April 2008 to March 2015, Mr. Foster served as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance of Micron Technology, Inc., where he served as a member of Micron’s Board of Directors from June 2004 to April 2005. Before joining Micron, Mr. Foster was the Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of FormFactor, Inc., a semiconductor wafer test equipment company. Prior to joining FormFactor, Inc., Mr. Foster served as the Chief Financial Officer for JDS Uniphase, Inc. and Novell, Inc., and also served in various financial and operational roles at Applied Materials, Inc. and Hewlett-Packard Company. Mr. Foster previously served as a board member of Inotera Memories Inc., LUXIM Corporation, and Aptina Company. Mr. Foster received his bachelor’s of arts degree in economics from Whitman College and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.

Michael Gustafson

Mr. Michael B. Gustafson is Independent Director of the Company. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Reltio Inc., Druva and ClearDB, Inc. From October 2013 to February 2016, Mr. Gustafson served as Senior Vice President at Western Digital Corporation. He was General Manager of the Enterprise Flash Business and grew enterprise flash revenues into a billion dollar run rate business. From September 2012 to October 2013, Mr. Gustafson served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Virident Systems, Inc., an enterprise-class data storage solutions company, which was acquired by Western Digital Corporation. From September 2011 to September 2012, Mr. Gustafson served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of File & Content Business at Hitachi Data Systems following its acquisition of BlueArc Corporation, which Mr. Gustafson led as Chief Executive Officer and Board Member since 2004. Mr. Gustafson also held executive roles at McData Corporation and International Business Machines Corporation earlier in his career. Mr. Gustafson received his bachelor’s of science degree in business administration from Washington University in St. Louis.

Peter Hebert

Mr. Peter J. Hebert is Independent Director of the Company. He is a managing partner at Lux Capital, a venture capital firm, which he co-founded in 2000. In addition to Everspin, Mr. Hebert currently serves on the Board of Directors for Auris Surgical Robotics, Inc., Gridco Inc., Lux Research, Inc., Halo Neuro, Inc., Flex Logix Technologies, Inc. and Matterport, Inc. From 2003 to 2008, Mr. Hebert served as founding Chief Executive Officer of Lux Research, which he helped build into a leading emerging technology research firm. During his time at Lux Research, Mr. Hebert launched the publicly-listed Lux Nanotech Index and the PowerShares Lux Nanotech Portfolio. Mr. Hébert received his bachelor’s of science degree from Syracuse University, where he graduated cum laude from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.

Stephen Socolof

Mr. Stephen J. Socolof is Independent Director of the Company. He is Managing Partner of New Venture Partners, a venture capital firm that he co-founded in 2001. Previously, Mr. Socolof worked at Lucent Technologies, Inc. from 1996 to 2001 where he established Lucent’s New Ventures Group. Before joining Lucent, Mr. Socolof spent eight years with Booz, Allen & Hamilton Inc., where he was a leader of the firm’s innovation consulting practice. Mr. Socolof is currently also a director of NVMdurance and Vasona Networks Inc. He was a director of Gainspan Corporation before its acquisition by Telit Communications, Silicon Hive, until its acquisition by Intel Corporation, SyChip, Inc. before its acquisition by Murata, and an investor and observer of Flarion Technologies, Inc., until its acquisition by Qualcomm Inc. Mr. Socolof holds a bachelor’s of arts degree in economics and a bachelor’s of science degree in mathematical sciences from Stanford University and received his M.B.A. from the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College, where he was a Tuck Scholar. He currently serves on the Board of Advisors of the Center for the Study of Private Equity at the Tuck School.

David Allen