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TrueCar Inc (TRUE.OQ)

TRUE.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Christopher Claus

56 2016 Independent Chairman of the Board

Victor Perry

63 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Michael Guthrie

51 2015 Chief Financial Officer

Brian Skutta

40 2016 Executive Vice President - Dealer Services

Neeraj Gunsagar

40 2016 Chief Marketing Officer

Jeffrey Swart

50 2016 General Counsel

John Krafcik

55 2015 Director

Robert Buce

68 2005 Independent Director

Steven Dietz

53 2006 Independent Director

Erin Lantz

37 2016 Independent Director

Wesley Nichols

52 2016 Independent Director

Ion Yadigaroglu

47 2007 Independent Director

Alison Sternberg

2017 Vice President, Investor Relations and Administration

Biographies

Name Description

Christopher Claus

Mr. Christopher W. Claus is the Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. He has served as a member of our Board of Directors since April 2014. From December 1994 to March 2014, Mr. Claus served in various senior executive roles at USAA, a Fortune 150 diversified financial services company, most recently as Executive Vice President of USAA Enterprise Advice Group and President of USAA Financial Services Group. Previously, he served as the Senior Vice President and then President of USAA Investment Management Company. Mr. Claus also served as the Vice President of Investment Sales and Service. Prior to USAA, Mr. Claus was Vice President of Equity Trading and Retirement Plans at Norwest Investment Services, Inc. Mr. Claus holds a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Minnesota—Duluth and an M.B.A. from the University of St. Thomas.

Victor Perry

Mr. Victor Perry, III is the President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of TrueCar, Inc. He has served as our President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of our Board of Directors since December 2015. Prior to joining us, Mr. Perry was the President and Chief Executive Officer of RentPath LLC, an operator of online real estate rental websites and mobile apps, since July 2015. Mr. Perry was President and Chief Executive Officer of AutoTrader Group, Inc., an online automotive marketplace, from August 1997 until March 2013, and served as a member of its board of directors between August 1999 and March 2013. Mr. Perry has served as a member of the boards of MXC Solutions India Private Ltd. and The Car Trader Proprietary Ltd. since June 2014 and February 2014, respectively.

Michael Guthrie

Mr. Michael Guthrie is the Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He has served as our Chief Financial Officer since January 2012 and served as our Interim Chief Operating Officer from September 2015 until December 2015. Prior to joining us, Mr. Guthrie was Senior Vice President, Business Development at SharesPost, Inc., an online private capital marketplace, from January 2011 to October 2011. From February 2009 to January 2011, Mr. Guthrie served as a principal at Saful Consulting, where he advised public and private technology companies on strategic matters. From January 2007 to January 2009, Mr. Guthrie was managing director at Symphony Technology Group, LLC, a private equity firm, and from October 2000 to December 2006, Mr. Guthrie was a principal in private equity firms TPG Ventures and Garnett & Helfrich Capital. Earlier in his career, Mr. Guthrie was an investment banker at Credit Suisse First Boston focused on financing and advising technology companies. Mr. Guthrie is also a Senior Advisor to Rubicon Technology Partners, a technology-focused private equity firm. Mr. Guthrie holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Virginia and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Brian Skutta

Mr. Brian Skutta is the Executive Vice President - Dealer Services of the Company. He has served as our Executive Vice President of Dealer Sales and Service since February 2016. Prior to joining us, Mr. Skutta was chief executive officer of AutoAlert, an automotive analytics company, from September 2014 until February 2016. Mr. Skutta worked in various roles for Cox Automotive from July 2002 until August 2014, including serving as the Vice President and General Manager of VinSolutions Inc. from May 2012 until August 2014 and as the co-founder and first general manager of AutoTrader.com’s trade-in marketplace between September 2009 and April 2012. Mr. Skutta holds a B.S. in Finance from Auburn University.

Neeraj Gunsagar

Mr. Neeraj Gunsagar is the Chief Marketing Officer of the Company. He has served as our Chief Marketing Officer since April 2016 and served as our Chief Revenue Officer from July 2014 until April 2016. Prior to joining us in January 2012, Mr. Gunsagar founded Saful Consulting, where he advised public and private technology companies on strategic matters from March 2008 until December 2011. Earlier in his career, Mr. Gunsagar was an investment banker at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette focused on advising communications companies. Mr. Gunsagar holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.

Jeffrey Swart

Mr. Jeffrey J. Swart is the General Counsel of the Company. He has served as our General Counsel since January 2016 and served as our Senior Vice President & Deputy General Counsel from April 2014 until December 2015. Prior to joining us, Mr. Swart was a litigation partner at the law firm of Alston & Bird LLP, where he practiced law from May 1998 until April 2014. Prior to joining Alston & Bird, Mr. Swart served for two years as a law clerk to Judge Ed Carnes of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Mr. Swart has substantial experience in complex commercial litigation. Mr. Swart holds a J.D. from the Emory University School of Law and a B.B.A. from the Emory University's Goizueta Business School.

John Krafcik

Mr. John Krafcik is a Director of the Company. He served as our President from April 2014 until September 2015. Mr. Krafcik has served as a member of our Board of Directors since February 2014. Since September 2015, Mr. Krafcik has been the Chief Executive Officer of Waymo LLC. Mr. Krafcik was with Hyundai Motor America, a South Korean multinational automaker, from March 2004 to December 2013, during which time he served as President and Chief Executive Officer from November 2008 to December 2013. Mr. Krafcik was responsible for the strategic direction and management of Hyundai Motor America’s operations in the United States. Prior to joining Hyundai Motor America, Mr. Krafcik was at Ford Motor Company, where he held various product development leadership positions. Mr. Krafcik holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University and an M.S. in Management from Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Robert Buce

Mr. Robert E. Buce is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Buce has served as a member of our Board of Directors since April 2005. Mr. Buce served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from September 2005 to September 2008. Prior to joining us, Mr. Buce founded and served as Chief Financial Officer and a senior member of the management team of Build-To-Order, Inc., an automotive company focused on modularized outsourced manufacturing of vehicles. Prior to Build-To-Order, Mr. Buce held a variety of senior management positions, including Managing Partner, at KPMG LLP, an accounting and advisory firm, and Managing Director at BearingPoint, Inc., a related consulting firm. Mr. Buce also served on the board of directors of KPMG LLP from March 1991 to November 1995. Since July 2000 Mr. Buce has served as Chairman of PalisadesHoldings, a sole proprietorship providing independent advisory assistance to a variety of technology services and consumer products and services commercial enterprises. Mr. Buce served on the board of Intersection Technologies, Inc., parent company of F&I Express, a provider of software and services to the automotive industry. Mr. Buce is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) in the State of California and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Buce holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Lehigh University and an M.B.A. from the Anderson School of Management at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Steven Dietz

Mr. Steven J. Dietz is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Dietz has served as a member of our Board of Directors since February 2006. Mr. Dietz has been a Managing Partner at Level 4 Collaborative Investors, a venture capital firm, since December 2016 and was a Partner at Upfront Ventures, also a venture capital firm, from its founding in 1996 until July 2016. During his career, Mr. Dietz has overseen numerous investments in the automotive industry. Mr. Dietz holds a B.S. in Finance from the University of Colorado.

Erin Lantz

Ms. Erin N. Lantz is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Lantz has served as a member of our Board of Directors since November 2016. Ms. Lantz is the Vice President and General Manager of Mortgages at Zillow Group where she has worked since July 2010. Prior to Zillow, Ms. Lantz was Senior Vice President at Bank of America where she led the Direct-to-Consumer purchase home loan business. Before entering the mortgage industry, she worked at the Boston Consulting Group as an Associate. Ms. Lantz has served on the Board of Directors of Washington Federal, Inc. since September 2016. Ms. Lantz holds a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Wesley Nichols

Mr. Wesley A. Nichols is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Nichols has served as a member of our Board of Directors since November 2016. Since January 2017, Mr. Nichols has been advising select portfolio companies of Upfront Ventures as a Board Partner. Mr. Nichols was the Chief Strategy Officer of Neustar, Inc., a global provider of real-time information services and analytics from December 2015 until February 2017. Mr. Nichols co-founded MarketShare, LLC, a provider of advanced analytic solutions and software in 2005 and served as its Chief Executive Officer from January 2005 until its acquisition by Neustar in December 2015. Mr. Nichols has served on the board of directors of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. since December 2013 and the board of trustees of Randolph-Macon College since October 2012. Mr. Nichols holds a B.A. from Randolph-Macon College and an M.A. from Johns Hopkins University.

Ion Yadigaroglu

Dr. Ion Yadigaroglu, Ph.D. is an Independent Director of the Company. Since July 2004, Mr. Yadigaroglu has served as a member of our Board of Directors since August 2007. Since July 2004, Mr. Yadigaroglu has served as a Managing Principal at Capricorn Investment Group LLC, an investment firm. Mr. Yadigaroglu holds a Masters in Physics from Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich in Switzerland and a Ph.D. in Astrophysics from Stanford University.

Alison Sternberg