NASDAQ Institutional Investor Center - CEO Signature Series

The NASDAQ CEO Signature Series, a one-on-one interview between a NASDAQ listed CEO and a business financial journalist, is designed to communicate the mission, values and growth potential of a particular company.

 

Monday, May 20, 2013
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Ben Baldanza, President & CEO

Ben Baldanza joined Spirit, the largest Ultra Low Cost Carrier in the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean, in January 2005 as our President and Chief Operating Officer. In May 2006, Mr. Baldanza was promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer at which time he was also appointed to our board of directors.


Prosensa Holding B.V.- Friday, June 28, 2013
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Hans GCP Schikan, CEO

Hans Schikan, 54, has served as Prosensa�s Chief Executive Officer since January 2009. Mr. Schikan has more than 25 years of senior managerial experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. From May 2004 until January 2009, Mr. Schikan worked at Genzyme Corporation in various executive roles, including Vice President of Global Marketing and Strategic Development for its rare genetic disease franchise. In this position he oversaw the launch of various orphan drugs globally. Prior to Genzyme, Mr. Schikan worked at Organon International from 1986 to 2004 in various senior business roles across different geographies, including managing director positions in multiple countries. Mr. Schikan also serves as Non-executive Director of Swedish Orphan Biovitrum A.B., Executive Board Member of the Dutch Top Institute Pharma, and Member of the Core Team of the Dutch Top Sector Life Sciences & Health. He is also past Chairman of Nefarma, the Dutch Association of Research Based Pharmaceutical Industry. Mr. Schikan holds a Pharm.D. degree from the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands.


AAK- Friday, June 14, 2013
CEO
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Arne Frank

Arne Frank has been CEO and President at AAK since 2010, in addition to being a member of the Board. A Swedish national born in 1958, he holds a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and Management from The Institute of Technology at Linköping University.


Prothena Corporation plc [PRTA] - Wednesday, February 13, 2013
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Dr. Dale Schenk

Dr. Dale Schenk, Chief Executive Officer of Prothena, was most recently Chief Scientific Officer and Executive Vice President at Elan Pharmaceuticals where he provided the leadership and scientific direction for Elan's research and development programs. Prior to joining Elan, Dr. Schenk was a founding scientist of Athena Neurosciences which was acquired by Elan Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Schenk has pioneered the immunotherapeutic approach for the treatment of amyloidosis, as exemplified for Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Schenk's work in this area - as well as in early detection, testing and other pathways to the disease - has led to the most advanced potential treatment approaches for Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Schenk earned his BA and PhD in Pharmacology and Physiology from the University of California, San Diego.


CyrusOne [CONE] - Tuesday, January 22, 2013
President and CEO
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Gary J. Wojtaszek

Gary J. Wojtaszek is President, Chief Executive Officer, and Board Member. He was named President of CyrusOne on August 5, 2011. Prior to becoming the President of CyrusOne in August 2011, Mr. Wojtaszek served as Chief Financial Officer of CBI beginning July 2008 and as Senior Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Accounting Officer for the Laureate Education Corporation in Baltimore, Maryland from 2006 to 2008.

Prior to that, Mr. Wojtaszek worked from 2001 to 2008 at Agere Systems, the semiconductor and optical electronics communications division of Lucent Technologies, which was subsequently spun-off through an initial public offering. While at Agere Systems, Mr. Wojtaszek worked in a number of finance positions, ultimately serving as the Vice President of Corporate Finance, overseeing all Controllership, Tax and Treasury functions.

Mr. Wojtaszek started his career in General Motors Company's New York treasury group and joined Delphi Automotive Systems as the regional European treasurer in connection with the initial public offering and spin-off of Delphi Automotive Systems from General Motors. Mr. Wojtaszek has an MBA from Columbia University and a BA from Rutgers University.


KEYW Corporation [KEYW] - Friday, January 11, 2013
CEO, President & Chairman of the board
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Len Moodispaw

Len Moodispaw has served as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), President & Chairman of the board of directors of KEYW since it began operations on August 4, 2008 and is the founder of KEYW. Prior to the founding of KEYW, Mr. Moodispaw was President and Chief Executive Officer for Essex Corporation, from 2000 until January 2007, and Chairman of the board of directors of Essex from 2005 to January 2007. Essex provided advanced signal, image, information processing, information assurance and cybersecurity solutions, primarily for U.S. Government intelligence and defense customers, as well as for commercial customers. In 2007, Essex was acquired by Northrop Grumman, where Mr. Moodispaw served as a Vice President, responsible for managing Essex as a subsidiary within Northrop Grumman Mission Systems from January 2007 to July 2008.

Mr. Moodispaw also served as Chief Operating Officer of Essex Corporation from 1998 to 2000. Prior to that time, he was President of ManTech Advanced Systems International, Inc., a subsidiary of ManTech International Corporation. Prior to his time with ManTech Advanced Systems International, Inc., Mr. Moodispaw served in several positions of the former Essex subsidiary, System Engineering and Development Corporation, including president, chief administrative officer and general counsel.

From 1965 to 1978, Mr. Moodispaw was a senior manager in the National Security Agency (NSA) and later engaged in the private practice of law. Mr. Moodispaw is the founder of the Security Affairs Support Association (now known as INSA) that brings government and industry together to solve problems of mutual interest. He also serves as the chairman of the proxy board of the VT US, a subsidiary of Babcock, a public U.K. company. He also serves on proxy boards for KLAS, LTD and Segovia Inc.

Mr. Moodispaw earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the American University in Washington, D.C., a Master of Science degree in Business Administration from George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and a Juris Doctorate degree in Law from the University of Baltimore, Maryland.


First Midwest Bank[FMBI] - Thursday, December 06, 2012
President & CEO
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Michael L. Scudder


- Illinois Wesleyan University, BA Accounting
- DePaul University, MBA - Finance

- Professional Experience:

- Peat Marwick & Mitchell (now known as KPMG): 4 years; 1982 - 1986
- First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.: 26 Years; 1986 - Present
- 1995 to 2001- Chief Financial Officer, First Midwest Bank
- 2001to 2006 - Chief Financial Officer, First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.
- 2007 to 2008 - President and Chief Operating Officer, First Midwest Bank
- 2008- Present - President and Chief Executive Officer, First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.
- 2010 - Present - Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, First Midwest Bank

- Professional Affiliations:

- Certified Public Accountant
- American Institute of Certified Public Accounting
- Illinois CPA Society
- Textura Corporation, LLC, Board of Directors
- Federal Reserve Bank - Community Depository Institution Advisory Council - (2011-2012)
- American Bankers Association - American Bankers Council (2011- present)

- Civic Affairs:

- First Midwest Charitable Foundation, Chairman
- Metropolitan Planning Council - Burnham Centennial Committee (2010)


Regulus Therapeutics Inc. [RGLS] - Wednesday, December 05, 2012
President & CEO
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Kleanthis G. Xanthopoulos, Ph.D.

Kleanthis G. Xanthopoulos, Ph.D., Regulus' President and Chief Executive Officer, is an entrepreneur who has been involved in founding several companies. He joined Regulus around the company's formation in 2007. Prior to joining Regulus, he was a managing director of Enterprise Partners Venture Capital. Dr. Xanthopoulos co-founded and served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Anadys Pharmaceuticals from its inception in 2000 to 2006, and remained a Director until its acquisition by Roche in 2011. He was Vice President at Aurora Biosciences (acquired by Vertex Pharmaceuticals) from 1997 to 2000. Dr. Xanthopoulos participated in The Human Genome Project as a Section Head of the National Human Genome Research Institute from 1995 to 1997. Previously, he was an Associate Professor at the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden after completing a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at The Rockefeller University, New York. An Onassis Foundation scholar, Dr. Xanthopoulos received his B.Sc. in Biology with honors from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, and received both his M.Sc. in Microbiology and Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the University of Stockholm, Sweden. Dr. Xanthopoulos is a member of the board of directors of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), Apricus Biosciences (NASDAQ: APRI), Sente Inc., and a member of the board of BIOCOM, Southern California's life science industry association.


YY Inc. [YY] - Wednesday, November 21, 2012
President & CEO
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David Xueling Li, CEO

Mr. David Xueling Li is our co-founder and has been our chief executive officer since our inception. Mr. Li is primarily responsible for our overall management, major decision-making and strategic planning, including research and development. Before founding our company, Mr. Li worked at Netease.com, Inc from July 2003 to April 2005 and served as its chief editor. In 2000, Mr. Li founded CFP.cn, a website that provided a copyright trading platform for journalists and amateur photographers. Mr. Li received a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Renmin University of China in 1997.


Vacon PLC - Thursday, November 15, 2012
President & CEO
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Vesa Laisi, President & CEO

Mr. Vesa Juhani Laisi M.Sc. (Eng.), M.Sc. (Econ.) has been President of Vacon PLC since July 2002 and also serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Laisi is responsible for Vacon's vision and strategy. He served as Director of Sales and Marketing at Vaisala Corporation from 2000 to 2002, Vice President of ABB Industry Oy from 1995 to 2000, Profit Center Manager at ABB Industry Oy from 1993 to 1995, Director of Sales and Marketing at ABB Industry Oy from 1988 to 1993, Product Engineer at Stromberg UK Ltd. from 1986 to 1988, and Development Engineer at Str�mberg Electronics factory from 1982 to 1986.


CAM Group, Inc. - Thursday, October 18, 2012
Chairman
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Mr. Lijun Chen, Chairman

Mr. Chen has more than 22 years of experience in the Chinese agricultural market. Since 2003, he has held the position of President and General Manager of Hebei Agricultural Means of Production Co. Ltd. and led the company to achieve RMB 3.9 billion annual fertilizer sales.

During his tenure, he has earned various awards for entrepreneurship in Hebei province, including a National China Co-Op System Working Model award. Through his leadership, Hebei Agricultural Means of Production Co. Ltd. became part of the China Co-Op System Pioneer Group and has been accredited as a Hebei Province Upstanding Enterprise, and a Hebei Province Top 100 company. He is widely respected for this knowledge and his management capability in the industry.

Prior to Hebei Agricultural Means of Production Co. Ltd., Lijun Chen is platoon leader in Chinese People's Liberation Army.


Ms. Kit Ka, CEO

Ms. Kit Ka has extensive experience in telecommunication industry. Most recently, Ms. Kit Ka served as independent non-executive director at Cosmopolitan International Holdings Ltd. (HK: 00120). She is also a director of Sharp Wind Development Limited, Southcom Internet Technology Limited and Southcom Limited, which are principally engaged in telecommunication services.


China Mobile Games and Entertainment Group Ltd. - Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Chairman
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Zhang Lijun

Lijun Zhang has been our chairman since the completion of our reorganization in August 2011. He has been the chairman of VODone, our principal shareholder, since its inception. He is a Chinese representative to the APEC Business Advisory Council, chairman of China APEC Development Council, council member of the Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Strait, vice chairman of the China Internet Association, vice chairman of China Social Workers Association, vice president of China WTO Research Institute, honorary president of the Council of Beijing Association of Online Media, and a standing member of China Copyright Council. Dr. Zhang is also a professor of Nankai University in China, an honorary professor of the University of Sydney in Australia and an experienced expert in China's Internet media. Dr. Zhang holds a doctorate degree in economics from Nankai University in July 2002.


Attunity, Ltd. [ATTU] - Thursday, August 09, 2012
Chairman and CEO
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Shimon Alon

Shimon Alon, Chairman of the Board, was appointed Chief Executive Officer on June 1st 2008. Previously, Mr. Alon was CEO of Precise Software Solutions, a leading provider of application performance management. Following the acquisition of Precise by VERITAS Software Corporation in June 2003, Mr. Alon served as an executive advisor to VERITAS. Prior to Precise Software, Mr. Alon held a number of positions at Scitex and its subsidiaries including President and Chief Executive Officer of Scitex America and Managing Director of Scitex Europe. Mr. Alon holds a degree from the Executive Management Program at the Harvard Business School.


Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc. [CVG] - Wednesday, September 12, 2012
President and CEO
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Mervin Dunn

Merv has spent his entire career within the automotive and transportation sectors. He brings over 30 years of manufacturing experience, including 20 years in executive management, to his role within Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc. (CVG), and on the Board of Directors. Through Merv's vision, strategic direction and expertise in turnaround and change management, CVG experienced significant growth which lead to the successful expansion and subsequent IPO in August, 2004. His leadership continues to drive CVG's success through process and performance improvements as well as promoting strong customer relationships.

His belief in giving back to the community has lead to CVG being honored by the Simon Kenton Eagle Scouts for continued dedication to the ideals of Scouting and service to the community in 2012, awarded the Pillar of the Community Award in 2009 and Merv being honored as Ernst and Young's (E&Y) 2008 Entrepreneur of the Year for South Central Ohio and Kentucky region. Merv was also inducted into the E&Y Entrepreneurial Hall of Fame.

Merv has served as a CVG Director since August, 2004, and as President and Chief Executive Officer since June, 2000. His tenure with CVG dates back to October, 1999, where he began his career as Vice President of Operations for Trim Systems, one of the companies that was involved in merging prior to the IPO.

Prior to CVG, Merv held several executive level positions including President and Chief Executive Officer of Bliss Technologies, President of Arvin Ride Control for Arvin Industries, Vice President of Operating Systems and Vice President of Quality for Arvin-North America. Merv also has extensive engineering and quality management experience with Hyster Corporation.

Merv currently serves as a Director on many Boards, including CVG, Inc., Transdigm Group, Ohio Chamber, Healthspot, Platinum Energy and is also a voting member on the Board of Trustees for the New Albany Community Foundation.


Attunity, Ltd. [ATTU] - Thursday, August 09, 2012
Chairman and CEO
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Shimon Alon

Shimon Alon, Chairman of the Board, was appointed Chief Executive Officer on June 1st 2008. Previously, Mr. Alon was CEO of Precise Software Solutions, a leading provider of application performance management. Following the acquisition of Precise by VERITAS Software Corporation in June 2003, Mr. Alon served as an executive advisor to VERITAS. Prior to Precise Software, Mr. Alon held a number of positions at Scitex and its subsidiaries including President and Chief Executive Officer of Scitex America and Managing Director of Scitex Europe. Mr. Alon holds a degree from the Executive Management Program at the Harvard Business School.


Catamaran Corp. [CTRX] - Thursday, July 12, 2012
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Mark A. Thierer

Mark Thierer is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Catamaran (NASDAQ: CTRX, TSX: CCT), one of the nation's largest pharmacy benefit managers serving more than 25 million members. Mr. Thierer has been instrumental in redefining the way pharmacy benefits are managed by successfully merging two industry-leading PBMs - SXC Health Solutions and Catalyst Health Solutions - to create Catamaran, a $13 billion company scaled to drive significant client savings, with a service offering wrapped in flexibility, agility and a client-centered philosophy. Through his leadership, Catamaran has emerged as the leading alternative to the traditional approach of other PBMs, with customized solutions that benefit healthcare payers and the communities they serve.

As a 30-year healthcare industry leader, Mr. Thierer has a track record of leading organizations to financial and operational success. He joined SXC in 2006 as President and Chief Operating Officer and was named President and CEO in 2008, and CEO and Chairman of the Board in 2011. From the beginning, his vision was to transform SXC from a pure technology player to an industry leading full service provider. When Mr. Thierer joined SXC, revenues were $50 million, EBITDA was $12 million annually, and the company market capitalization was $160 million. Since that time the company has posted a compound annual growth rate of 50% and an amazing fifty-fold increase in shareholder value. This growth and value creation earned the company numerous industry awards, with Fortune naming SXC the #1 Fastest Growing Company in 2011.


Huron Consulting Group [HURN] - Monday, May 14, 2012
CEO
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Jim Roth

James H. Roth is the Chief Executive Officer and President, as well as one of the founders of Huron Consulting Group. Prior to becoming CEO in 2009, he served as Vice President of the Health and Education Consulting segment. Roth began his career at Huron as a managing director and leader of the Company's Higher Education consulting practice, which he founded and grew into one of our largest organically grown businesses. He has been a frequent speaker in national forums on matters relating to higher education and academic medical centers. Roth received his B.A. in Political Science and Economics from Vanderbilt University and his MBA from Southern Methodist University.


StealthGas, Inc. [GASS] - Tuesday, May 08, 2012
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Harry Vafias

Harry Vafias founded Stealth Maritime Corp in 1999. Stealth Maritime Corp has invested approx $1.2 billion between 2006-2009 for the renewal of the tanker fleet and today operates twenty two 50,000 - 120,000 dwt modern double hull tankers all under long term charters with oil companies and traders.

In 2004 he founded Stealthgas which was listed in NASDAQ in October 2005 and up to today has raised approx $300m from the capital markets. Stealthgas owns approx 35 LPGs and 4 tankers and is the largest company, in number of vessels, in gas transportation worldwide.

In 2005 Harry Vafias founded Estates Corporation Inc, a real estate company, investing in Greece, London, New York, LA and Geneva.

In 2007 Vafias became CEO of the Vafias Group, which today is the fourth largest shipping group in Greece with 65 owned vessels.

In 2008 Harry Vafias was awarded by the NASDAQ for being the youngest CEO of a listed shipping company worldwide.

In 2010 Harry Vafias was elected vice chairman of the INTERTANKO meditteranean panel. In the same year Harry Vafias was awarded the SEATRADE young person in shipping award.


Proofpoint Inc. [PFPT] - Friday, April 20, 2012
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Gary Steele

Gary Steele brings a broad range of enterprise software experience to the company. Before joining Proofpoint, Mr. Steele served as the CEO of Portera, an applications company delivering solutions for the professional services industry. Under Mr. Steele's leadership, Portera raised more than $100M in capital from some of the leading venture capitalists including Kleiner Perkins, IVP, and American Express, and grew the business from its initial concept to $20M in revenue. Prior to Portera, Mr. Steele served as the vice president and general manager of the Middleware and Data Warehousing Product Group at Sybase, Inc., an organization of more than 350 people, spanning four geographies and generating $150M in revenue. In this capacity, he initiated and spearheaded all new Internet projects targeted at the enterprise. Mr. Steele's prior experience includes business development, marketing, and engineering roles at Sun Microsystems and Hewlett-Packard. He holds a B.S. degree in computer science from Washington State University.


Splunk Inc. [SPLK] - Thursday, April 19, 2012
Chairman and CEO
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Godfrey Sullivan

Godfrey is the Chairman and CEO of Splunk, the leader in operational intelligence software used to monitor, report and analyze real-time machine data driving new insights for IT and business customers. Splunk reported FY12 revenues of $121M and has more than 3,700 customers in 75+ countries.

Godfrey has a passion and track record for building great companies. He is a technology veteran who most recently served as President and CEO of Hyperion Solutions, the global leader in the enterprise performance management software category. He is well known for taking Hyperion from $500M in 2001 to revenues of almost $1B in 2007, establishing it as the recognized leader in the EPM segment and for leading the acquisition of Hyperion by Oracle in 2007.


CafePress [CPRS] - Thursday, March 29, 2012
CEO
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Bob Marino

Bob Marino has served as Chief Executive Officer and as a member of our board of directors since April 2011. Mr. Marino joined us in August 2005 and previously served as our President from December 2010 to April 2011. Prior to that, he also served as our Chief Operating Officer, as well as Vice President, Operations starting in August 2005.

From December 2003 to May 2005, Mr. Marino served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Cuisine Innovations, LLP, a manufacturer of hors d'oeuvres in North America. From February 1999 to November 2003, he served as Vice President and General Manager of various divisions of Tyson Foods, Inc., a food production company.

Mr. Marino received a B.S. degree from the University of Minnesota and an M.B.A. from Rider University.


American Realty Capital Trust, Inc. [ARCP] - Wednesday, March 14, 2012
CEO And President
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William M. Kahane

Mr. Kahane currently serves as the Company's Chief Executive Officer and President. Beginning with its formation in August 2007, Bill was the President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company, focusing on the construction, capitalization and management of the Company's real estate portfolio. Mr. Kahane also recently served as the President, COO and a Director of American Realty Capital Properties (ticker: ARCP), a NASDAQ publicly traded REIT. He has held COO and Board positions for a number of the publicly registered, non-traded investments currently sponsored by American Realty Capital, where Mr. Kahane is currently a principal. Mr. Kahane has been active in the structuring and financial management of commercial real estate investments for over 35 years.


CUI Global, Inc. [CUI] - Friday, February 17, 2012
CEO
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William J. Clough

William Clough is the president and CEO of CUI Global, Inc. Previously, he served as executive vice president of the Company for two years, where he spearheaded the commercialization of WayCool technology including the HydroJet licensing agreement with major customers like OCZ Technology Group, Inc.

Before joining the Company, Clough, an attorney and former law enforcement officer, operated his own law firm for 14 years, with offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Honolulu. In that capacity, he has successfully represented leading movie studios and media conglomerates.

Mr. Clough received his Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from Hastings College of the Law in 1990. He obtained one of the largest ever non-wrongful death jury verdicts in Los Angeles County Superior Court in 2000 and successfully represented parties in multi-million dollar cases throughout the United States.

Mr. Clough is certified to practice law in state and federal courts in California, Illinois, Hawaii, and before the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Clough worked as a police officer for 16 years, at the local, state, and federal level including as a Federal Air Marshall flying in Southern Europe and the Middle East.


Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. [CIDM] - Tuesday, January 31, 2012
CEO & Chairman of the Board
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Chris McGurk

In January 2011, Chris McGurk was named Chief Executive Officer of Cinedigm and was elected Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. McGurk, with two decades of experience in the entertainment industry, has had a long and successful career in the film and television fields. Mr. McGurk was the founder and CEO of Overture Films from 2006 until 2010 and was also CEO of Anchor Bay Entertainment, which distributed Overture Films' product to the home entertainment industry. From 1999 to 2005, McGurk was Vice Chairman of the Board and Chief Operating Officer of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. ("MGM"), acting as the company's lead operating executive until MGM was sold for approximately $5 billion to a consortium of investors. McGurk joined MGM from Universal Pictures, where he served in various executive capacities, including President and Chief Operating Officer, from 1996 to 1999. From 1988 to 1996, McGurk served in several senior executive roles at The Walt Disney Studios, including Studios CFO and President of The Walt Disney Motion Picture Group. McGurk currently serves as a director of BRE Properties, Inc. and has previously served on the boards of DivX Inc., DIC Entertainment, Pricegrabber.com, LLC and MGM Studios, Inc.


Individual Investor Group, Inc. [INDI] - Tuesday, July 26, 2011
CEO & President
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Jonathan Steinberg

Prior to establishing WisdomTree, Jonathan founded, and served as Chairman and CEO of Individual Investor Group, Inc. From 1998 to 2004, he held the role of editor-in-chief of Individual Investor and Ticker magazines. Before his entrepreneurial accomplishments, Jonathan was an analyst in the Mergers & Acquisitions division at Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. He attended The Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania, and is the author of Midas Investing, published by Random House in 1996.


Caliper Life Science Inc. [CALP] - Tuesday, July 19, 2011
CEO & President
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E. Kevin Hrusovsky

E. Kevin Hrusovsky was appointed President and CEO of Caliper Life Sciences, when Zymark Corporation was acquired by Caliper in July 2003. Prior to the acquisition, he served as President and CEO for Zymark starting in late 1996, where he successfully transformed Zymark from a custom robotics company into a formidable Life Sciences "Tools" company. Caliper (CALP) stock price has increased 150% each of the past two years, making CALP one of the fastest growing life science tools providers on Wall Street. From 1992 to 1996, he was Director of International Business, Agricultural Chemical Division, and President of the Pharmaceutical Division, for FMC Corporation. From 1983 to 1992, he held several management positions at E.I. DuPont de Nemours, including North American Sales and Marketing Head, Teflon.

Hrusovsky currently sits on Caliper's Board of Directors, SeraCare's Board of Directors, the Educational Board of the Massachusetts Biotech Council, the Advisory Committee for the Center for Biomedical Engineering at Brown University, the Association for Laboratory Automation, the JALA Editorial Board, and the Strategy Committee of Children's Hospital Boston. He formerly served on Xenogen Corporation's Board of Directors. Hrusovsky received an Honorary Doctorate degree from Framingham State University for contributions to life sciences. He received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Ohio State University and an M.B.A. from Ohio University. He and his family are authentic Buckeyes!


Solazyme, Inc. [SZYM] - Friday, May 27, 2011
CEO & Co-founder
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Jonathan Wolfson

Mr. Wolfson is a co-founder of Solazyme and the company's Chief Executive Officer. Prior to founding Solazyme, Mr. Wolfson held a variety of positions in finance, business and law including at Triarc, and serving as co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of InvestorTree. Immediately prior to Solazyme, he was the Vice President of Finance and Business Development for 7thOnline, a supply chain software company.

Mr. Wolfson sits on the board of the Clean Economy Network, a green business advocacy association. He is also a member of the board of directors of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) and is on the governing board of BIO's Industrial and Environmental Section. Mr. Wolfson also serves on the Executive Council for the Advanced Biofuels Association (ABFA). Additionally, Jonathan is an inventor on five of Solazyme's patent applications.

Mr. Wolfson holds J.D. and M.B.A. degrees from the NYU School of Law and the NYU Stern School of Business. Additionally, he spent several years as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Economics at Hunter College of the City University of New York


Yandex [YNDX] - Tuesday, May 24, 2011
CEO
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Arkady Volozh

Arkady Volozh is the principal founder of Yandex and has been Chief Executive Officer and a director since 2000. A serial entrepreneur with a background in computer science, Mr. Volozh co-founded several successful IT enterprises, including InfiNet Wireless, a Russian provider of wireless networking technology, and CompTek International, one of the largest distributors of network and telecom equipment in Russia. In 2000, Arkady left his position as CEO at CompTek International to become the CEO of Yandex. Mr. Volozh started working on search in 1989, which led to him establishing Arkadia Company in 1990, a company developing search software. His early achievements include the development of electronic search for use in patents, Russian classical literature and the Bible. Mr. Volozh holds a degree in applied mathematics from the Gubkin Institute of Oil and Gas.


NXP Semiconductors N.V. [NXPI] - Monday, May 16, 2011
President & CEO
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Rick Clemmer

Mr. Clemmer became executive director, president and chief executive officer on January 1, 2009. Prior to that, from December 2007, Mr. Clemmer was a member of the supervisory board of NXP B.V. and a senior advisor of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Prior to joining NXP, he drove the turnaround and re-emergence of Agere Systems Inc., a spin-out from Lucent Technologies Inc. and a leader in semiconductors for storage, wireless data, and public and enterprise networks.

He also served as Chairman of u-Nav Microelectronics Corporation, a leading GPS technology provider, and held a five-year tenure at Quantum Corporation where he was executive vice president and chief financial officer. Prior to that, Mr. Clemmer worked for Texas Instruments Incorporated as senior vice president and semiconductor group chief financial officer.

Mr. Clemmer also serves on the boards of NCR Corporation and Trident Microsystems, Inc.


Jiayuan.com Intl' Ltd. [DATE] - Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Founder & CEO
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Ms. Haiyan Gong

Ms. Haiyan Gong is the founder of Jiayuan.com and has been Chief Executive Officer since 2004. Ms. Gong founded the company from her Fudan University dormitory room in 2003 and has led the company to build the largest online dating platform in China. Her alias, Xiao Long Nv, is well-recognized among users of online dating services in China.

Ms. Gong has been described by various media outlets, including China Central Television, as the most famous online matchmaker in China. In addition, Ms. Gong received the iResearch New Economy Best CEO Award in 2007. Ms. Gong also met her husband through the website.

Ms. Gong received a Master's degree in communications from Fudan University in 2004 and received a bachelor's degree from Peking University in 2002.


ServiceSource International, Inc. [SREV] - Friday, March 25, 2011
Chairman & CEO
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Mike Smerklo

Mike Smerklo is committed to advancing ServiceSource's vision and mission to deliver innovative and market leading cloud-powered service revenue performance solutions for technology-based companies, and keep ServiceSource laser-focused on increasing customers' maintenance, support and subscription revenue, profits and earnings. Under Mike's leadership, ServiceSource has grown to lead the service revenue management market with over 1,300 employees globally and $5 Billion of revenue under management among the leading technology-based brands. Prior to taking the helm at ServiceSource, Mike has held executive positions at Opsware (previously Loudcloud), Morgan Stanley and Lehman Brothers. Mike holds an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, where he graduated with distinction. He also holds a BS in Business Administration from Miami University. In addition to serving as Chairman of the Board of Directors for ServiceSource, Mike is active in Young Presidents Organization (YPO), sits on the Board of the Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation and is a regular speaker at industry events. Mike also founded and chairs the Service Executive Industry Board (SEIB), an independent industry board created to share best practices, address issues and shape the future direction of the maintenance and services industry.


Integrated Device Technology, Inc. [IDTI] - Wednesday, March 23, 2011
President & CEO
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Ted Tewksbury

Dr. Ted Tewksbury is president and CEO of Integrated Device Technology Inc. (IDT), the leader in advanced timing, switching and interface solutions for communications, computing and consumer equipment worldwide. Since joining the company in March, 2008, Tewksbury has led IDT's transformation into the premier analog and digital company, delivering system-level semiconductor innovations that optimize customers' applications and enrich the end user experience.

With over 25 years of experience in the semiconductor industry, Dr. Tewksbury is a highly respected analog technologist and "intrapreneur", well known for building and turning around businesses within large companies. Before joining IDT, Tewksbury was president and chief operating officer of AMI Semiconductor, where he implemented the company's application-specific standard product (ASSP) strategy, streamlined operations and increased profitability, paving the way for a successful acquisition by ON Semiconductor in 2008. As General Manager at Maxim Integrated Products, Tewksbury founded the company's successful high-speed data converter, high-performance RF and wireless infrastructure business units and ran eleven product lines. Before that, as Director of SiGe Engineering at IBM Microelectronics, Tewksbury built and led the team that commercialized the industry's first SiGe RF products. Ted Tewksbury started his career at Analog Devices where, over the course of 10 years, he held a variety of engineering and management positions in analog and RF design, device modeling, characterization and process development.

Dr. Tewksbury has Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering and a B.S. in Architectural Design, all from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has authored and co-authored many published articles, holds several patents and has led the development of many industry firsts and award-winning products and technologies.

Dr. Tewksbury is a member of the Board of Directors of Integrated Device Technology and Entropic Communications.


TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. [TQNT] - Friday, February 25, 2011
President & CEO
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Ralph Quinsey

Ralph Quinsey joined TriQuint in July 2002 as President and Chief Executive Officer. From September 1999 to January 2002, Mr. Quinsey was with ON Semiconductor, a manufacturer of semiconductors for a wide array of applications, as Vice President and General Manager of the Analog Division. Prior to that, Mr. Quinsey was with Motorola, a manufacturer of semiconductors and communications equipment, from 1979 to September 1999, holding various positions including Vice President and General Manager of the RF/IF Circuits Division, which developed both silicon and gallium arsenide technologies for wireless phone applications. In January 2011 Volterra Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq:VLTR), a leading provider of high-performance analog and mixed-signal power management semiconductors, appointed Mr. Quinsey to its Board of Directors. Mr. Quinsey received a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Marquette University.


Research Frontiers, Inc. [REFR] - Monday, February 7, 2011
President, CEO & Director
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Joseph M. Harary

Joe Harary joined Research Frontiers Incorporated as its Vice President and General Counsel in 1992 and has been a director of the Company since 1993. After various promotions, Mr. Harary became President and Chief Operating Officer in 2002, and Chief Executive Officer starting in January 2009. Mr. Harary has actively managed and directed all aspects of the Company's business including licensing, raising private and public equity capital, marketing, and government relations. Working closely with Chairman Robert L. Saxe, during Joe Harary's tenure, the company's intellectual property portfolio -- patents and patent applications for SPD-Smart™ technology worldwide -- has grown to over 500, making Research Frontiers the industry leader in smart glass light-control technology. He and the executive team are responsible for building an SPD supply chain infrastructure through the licensing of premier companies that include the world's largest chemical and glass companies, and building global awareness of the benefits of SPD-SmartGlass technology. In 2007, Research Frontiers' licensees began producing and selling to their customers next-generation SPD-Smart film and end-products. Prior to joining Research Frontiers, Mr. Harary's corporate law practice emphasized technology, licensing, mergers and acquisitions, securities law, and intellectual property law at three prestigious New York City law firms. Mr. Harary graduated Summa Cum Laude from Columbia College with an A.B. degree in economics, and received a Juris Doctor degree from Columbia Law School where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar as well as an editor of the Columbia Law Review. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Harary worked as an economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Joe Harary is frequently asked to share his business experience with other companies directly, and as a speaker and published author in the fields of intellectual property, corporate law, and smart glass. Mr. Harary has also served as a guest lecturer at Fordham University's Accelerated MBA Program, and serves on the boards of various charities including the Imagine Academy which helps children with autism and their families.


Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc [AVNR] - Wednesday, January 19, 2011
President & CEO
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Keith A. Katkin

Keith A. Katkin is President and Chief Executive Officer of Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Mr. Katkin joined Avanir in July 2005 as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. In March 2007, Mr. Katkin was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer and was elected as a member of the Board of Directors. Prior to joining Avanir, Mr. Katkin served as Vice President, Commercial Development for Peninsula Pharmaceuticals, playing a key role in the management of the company and its sale to Johnson and Johnson. Additionally, Mr. Katkin's employment experience includes leadership roles at InterMune, Amgen and Abbott Laboratories.

Mr. Katkin received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Accounting from Indiana University and an MBA degree in Finance from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA, graduating with honors. Mr. Katkin became a licensed Certified Public Accountant in 1995.


RigNet [RNET] - Wednesday, December 15, 2010
CEO
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Mark Slaughter

Mr. Slaughter oversees RigNet's global business, including sales and marketing, operations, engineering, region management, legal, and human resources. He has more than 20 years of experience in the energy, telecommunications and remote communications industries. He has served in management roles at Halliburton Company, Reliant Energy, and United Technologies, and as president of Stratos Global Corporation's Broadband Division.

Mr. Slaughter received an Artium Baccalaureus from Harvard College and a Master of Business Administration from Stanford's Graduate School of Business.


Electromed, Inc. [ELMD] - Tuesday, December 14, 2010
CEO
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Robert Hansen

Robert Hansen co-founded Electromed, Inc. in 1992 and is responsible for the strategic direction, development and senior management of the Company.

Mr. Hansen was also a co-founder and is a board member of Hansen Engine Corporation, a research and development company founded in 1977. It provides advanced research and development services to Electromed, Inc. He was also the founder and CEO of LockerMate Corporation from 1993-1995.

Mr. Hansen received a B.A. Degree from Dana College (1964), Masters of Arts Degree from the University of Cincinnati in U.S. History (1966), and a Masters of Divinity Degree from Luther Theological Seminary (1976). He also holds a Mini-MBA from the University of St. Thomas (1996).


Bona Film Group Limited [BONA] - Thursday, December 09, 2010
Founder, Chairman & CEO
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Dong Yu

Dong Yu is the founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Bona Film Group Limited. Mr. Yu has over 15 years of experience in film distribution and received numerous recognitions such as "The Most Influential Asian Film Producer" by The Hollywood Reporter in November 2006 and "Outstanding Figure of the Year in Chinese Creative Enterprises" by Chinese Creative Enterprises in 2008. Before he founded Bona's predecessor company in 2000, Mr. Yu held positions at China Film Group Corporation from 1999 to 2000 and at Beijing Film Studio from 1994 to 1999. Mr. Yu is also the vice president of the Youth Film Participant Committee of the China Film Association, a standing director of the China Film Producer Association and a director of the China Film Distribution and Exhibition Association.

Mr. Yu received his bachelor's degree in film management from the Beijing Film Institute. Mr. Yu received his bachelor's degree from Beijing Film Academy and his MBA degree from Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business.


Keyw Corp. [KEYW] - Thursday, December 02, 2010
President & CEO
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Leonard Moodispaw

Leonard E. Moodispaw is the CEO and Co-Founder of KEYW Corporation. Prior to the founding of KEYW Corporation in 2008, Mr. Moodispaw was President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors for Essex Corporation (2000-2007). Essex provided advanced signal, image, information processing, information assurance and cyber-security solutions, primarily for U.S. Government intelligence and defense customers, as well as for commercial customers. In 2007, Essex was acquired by Northrop Grumman, where he became a Vice President, responsible for managing Essex as a subsidiary within Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (2007-8).

Mr. Moodispaw also served as Chief Operating Officer of Essex Corporation from 1998 to 2000. Prior to that, he was President of ManTech Advanced Systems International, Inc., a subsidiary of ManTech International Corporation.


Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. [SHIP] - Monday, December 06, 2010
Chairman & CEO
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Dale Ploughman

Dale Ploughman has served as Chairman of our board of directors since July 21, 2010 and as chief executive officer since May 20, 2008. He has over 45 years of shipping industry experience.

Since 1999, Mr. Ploughman has been the chairman of South African Marine Corporation (Pty) Ltd., a dry bulk shipping company based in South Africa and affiliate to members of the Restis family, and the chairman of the Bahamas Ship Owners Association. In addition, Mr. Ploughman has served as president, chief executive officer and a director of Golden Energy Marine Corp. since February 2005. Mr. Ploughman also serves as president and chief executive officer of numerous private shipping companies controlled by members of the Restis family.


Le Gaga Holdings Limited [GAGA] - Friday, October 29, 2010
CEO
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Mr. Ma Shing Yung

Shing Yung Ma is the founder of Le Gaga Holdings Limited and has served as chairman and chief executive officer since the Company's inception. Mr. Ma has over ten years of managerial and operational experience in the vegetable cultivation industry. His extensive industry experience, in-depth knowledge of vegetable cultivation and outstanding leadership have significantly contributed to the company's growth.

From 1999 to 2003, he served as the vice president of Chaoda Modern Agriculture (Holding) Ltd., a vegetable production company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, where he was in charge of operations and sales. Prior to that, he was the general manager of Fujian Chaoda Green Agriculture Ltd. Co from 1997 to 1999. From 1991 to 1997, Mr. Ma was the vice president of Fujian Guangyuan Logistics Ltd. Co., a China-based logistics company. Prior to his career in the agricultural industry, he worked as an instructor in Fujian Normal College from 1987 to 1991. Mr. Ma received his college diploma from Fujian Normal College in 1987 where he majored in Chinese literature.


MIPS Technologies, Inc. [MIPS] - Thursday, October 28, 2010
President & CEO
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Sandeep Vij

Mr. Vij brings to MIPS Technologies more than 20 years of senior-level management and marketing experience in the semiconductor industry. Prior to joining MIPS, he was Vice President and General Manager of the Broadband and Consumer Division of Cavium Networks, a leading provider of highly-integrated semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing in networking, communications, and connected home applications.


Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. [AEGR] - Monday, October 25, 2010
CEO
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Marc Beer

Marc Beer was appointed Chief Executive Officer on August 2010 bringing over 20 years of experience in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and diagnostics to Aegerion.


The York Water Company [YORW] - Monday, October 25, 2010
President and CEO
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Jeffrey R. Hines, P.E.

In 2008 Jeff Hines was selected as the 21st President and Chief Executive Officer of the nation's oldest investor owned utility, which was founded in 1816. Jeff has been working for The York Water Company for the past 20 years and has served as the Engineering Manager, VP of Engineering, Chief Operating Officer, and Secretary.


TOP Ships INC. [TOPS] - Friday, October 22, 2010
CEO
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Evangelos Pistiolis

Evangelos J. Pistiolis was born in Athens, Greece in 1973 to John Pistiolis, a construction engineer, and to German-born Ellen Pistiolis. Growing up tri-lingually (fluent in English, Greek and German), he completed a private high school in Greece. He went to study in London and graduated from Southampton Institute of Higher Education in 1999 where he studied shipping operations and from the Technical University of Munich in 1994 with a BA in Mechanical Engineering. His career in shipping started in 1992 when he was involved in the day-to-day operations of a small fleet of drybulk vessels. From 1994 through 1995 he worked at Howe Robinson & Co. Ltd., a London shipbroker specializing in container vessels. While studying at Southampton, Mr. Pistiolis oversaw the daily operations of Compass United Maritime Container Vessels, a ship management company located in Greece. Evangelos J. Pistiolis founded the Company in 2000 and is President and CEO serving on the Board of Directors of TS since July 2004. In 2004, Mr. Pistiolis won the "Newsmaker of the Year" award in the Lloyd's List Shipping Awards. In 2005, Mr. Pistiolis won the "Kouros Award" as the Greek Businessman of the Year with International Recognition, presented by the President of the Hellenic Republic. In 2009, he was appointed Honorary Consul for the Republic of Hungary in Greece.


Intellipharmaceutics International Inc. [IPCI] - Friday, October 22, 2010
CEO
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Isa Odidi

In 1998, Dr. Isa Odidi co-founded Intellipharmaceutics Inc., the predecessor of publicly-traded Intellipharmaceutics International Inc. From 1995 to 1998, Dr. Odidi held positions, first as Director, then as Vice President of Research of Drug Development and New Technologies, at Biovail Corporation International (now Biovail Corporation), a very successful drug delivery company. Prior to 1995, Dr. Isa Odidi held senior positions in academia and in the pharmaceutical and health care industries. His work has been cited in textbooks and he has published over a hundred scientific and medical papers, articles, and textbooks. He currently holds a Chair as Professor of Pharmaceutical Technology at the Toronto Institute of Pharmaceutical Technology in Canada, and is an Adjunct Professor at the Institute for Molecular Medicine in California. Dr. Odidi received his B.Sc. degree in Pharmacy, and his M.Sc. in Pharmaceutical Technology and his Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics from the University of London. Dr. Odidi is also a graduate of the Western Executive Management Program and obtained his MBA from the Rotman School of Business at the University of Toronto.


ChinaCache Intl. Holdings, Ltd. [CCIH] - Friday, October 01, 2010
Chairman & CEO
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Song Wang

Mr. Song Wang is co-founder, chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer. He co-founded the company in 1998. Mr. Wang oversees the strategic direction of the company and has transformed the company from a small start-up to an established and leading content and application delivery service provider in China. Prior to co-founding the company, Mr. Wang served as the chief representative of Business 2000 Resources Beijing Office from 1996 to 1998. Prior to that, Mr. Wang served as Greater China senior counsel for Boston Technology, Inc. from 1995 to 1996. He worked for Northern China Computer Technologies Institute as a computer-aided design engineer from 1987 to 1995. Mr. Wang studied French at the China Foreign Affairs University and attended EMBA training courses on top manager management at the Guanghua School of Management, Peking University. Mr. Wang is the husband of Ms. Jean Xiaohong Kou, co-founder, director and senior vice president.


ReachLocal [RLOC] Monday, September 13, 2010
Co-Founder and CEO
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Zorik Gordon

As one of the original founders of ReachLocal, Zorik serves as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the board of directors. Previously he was Chief Executive Officer and Vice President Corporate Development for WorldWinner, Inc., the leading provider of prize-based tournaments in online games of skill. Prior to WorldWinner, Zorik founded Jackpot.com, an Idealab business that has grown to become Epic Media, one of the leading online direct marketing and database management companies.


Spectrum Pharmaceuticals [SPPI] Tuesday, September 28, 2010
CEO
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Dr. Rajesh Shrotriya

In September 2000, Dr. Shrotriya joined the Company as President and Chief Operating Officer and in August 2002, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer. In this capacity he has spearheaded major changes in business strategy and coordinated structural reorganization culminating in the formation of Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Previously, Dr. Shrotriya was Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer for SuperGen, Inc. and Vice President, Medical Affairs and Vice President, Chief Medical Officer at MGI Pharma, Inc. For 18 years he held various positions at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, the most recent being Executive Director Worldwide CNS Clinical Research.


China MediaExpress Holdings[CCME] - Wednesday August 18, 2010
Founder & Chairman
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Zheng Cheng

Mr. Zheng Cheng is the founder of CME and has served as the chairman of the board of directors and the chief executive officer since its incorporation in 2002. He has over ten years' experience in enterprise management and is primarily in charge of the government relations, formulation of the growth strategies and management of the business. Prior to the establishment of CME, he had held a number of senior executive positions in various government agencies, state-owned enterprises and other companies, including the agriculture department of the Chinese Communist Youth League in Yunnan Province, Yunnan Qingnian Xinchangzheng Trading Company, Fuzhou Shoushan Waterfall Group EM Polder Co., Ltd., Fuzhou Electronics Mall Co., Ltd. and Fuzhou Mandefu Food Co., Ltd. He is also a philanthropist dedicated to community development in China. In 2002, he was recognized by the Industry and Commerce Association in Fuzhou for his reputation for charity and assistance of children in need of education. He launched activities to raise funds to help relieve damage resulting from the earthquake in Sichuan in May 2008. In 2005, he was awarded Fuzhou Distinguished Young Entrepreneur of the Year. In addition, he currently serves as the vice president of Fuzhou Advertising Association, as well as the vice president of the Industry and Commerce Association of Jin'an District and Gulou District of Fuzhou. He is also a director in the standing committee of Fuzhou Industry and Commerce Association, the Sixth Political Consultative Conference Committee of Jin'an District of Fuzhou, and the Fujian Entrepreneurs' Association. Further, he is a visiting professor of Minjiang College who teaches subjects relating to the advertising industry in China. Mr. Cheng received his bachelor's degree in economics from Yunnan University in China in 1994.


MakeMyTrip.com, Inc.[MMYT] - Thursday August 12, 2010
Founder & CEO
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Deep Kalra

Deep is the pioneer of Online Travel in India. His company, MakeMyTrip.com is the dominant player in the travel industry and also the largest ecommerce business in India. Deep established the company in April 2000 by drawing on his experience from successful stints at GE Capital, AMF Bowling Inc. and ABN AMRO Bank.

Under his stewardship, MakeMyTrip.com has grown rapidly to become the largest online travel agency in India and also one of the largest travel companies in the country. The company is on track to achieve sales of INR 2200 crores in the financial year ending March 2010. Recently the company has ranked second in the 2010 �Great Places to Work' Survey conducted by Great Place to Work� Institute, India. Deep takes immense pride in the fact that MakeMyTrip has been recognized amongst 400 organizations across categories, beating IT giants like Intel and XXX.


First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.[FMBI] - Wednesday July 28, 2010
President and Chief Executive Officer
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Michael Scudder

Michael L. Scudder is the President and Chief Executive Officer of First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. and the Vice Chairman of the Board of First Midwest Bank. He serves as a member of our Advisory Committee.

Prior to his current appointment in September 2008, Mr. Scudder served as the Company's President and Chief Operating Officer beginning in May 2007, and as its Chief Financial Officer from January 2002 to May 2007. He previously served as the Group Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of First Midwest Bank from May 1995 to December 2001. He also has served in various other management capacities in his 22 years of service to the Company.

Mr. Scudder earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from Illinois Wesleyan University in 1982, and an MBA from DePaul University in 1993. He serves in various leadership positions with several civic and charitable organizations in the metropolitan Chicago area. He is a certified public accountant and a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Illinois CPA Society. He has over 26 years of experience in the banking and financial institution industry.

Mr. Scudder brings extensive financial and banking experience to the Board and his day to day management of the Company provides the Board with Company-specific experience and expertise, including a complete understanding of the Company's vision and strategy.


SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc.[SSNC] - Thursday, June 3, 2010
Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer
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William C. Stone

William C. Stone founded SS&C in 1986 and has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer since our inception. He also has served as our President from inception through April 1997 and again from March 1999 until October 2004. Prior to founding SS&C, Mr. Stone directed the financial services consulting practice of KPMG LLP, an accounting firm, in Hartford, Connecticut and was Vice President of Administration and Special Investment Services at Advest, Inc., a financial services company. He also serves on the board of directors of OpenLink Financial, Inc.

SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. Headquartered in Windsor, CT and with offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia, SS&C provides the global financial services industry with a broad range of highly specialized software, software enabled-services and software as a service (SaaS) solutions for operational excellence. We deliver mission-critical processing for information management, analysis, trading, accounting, reporting and compliance. Our clients manage, in aggregate, over $16 trillion in assets and choose SS&C as their preferred vendor for our expertise.


 

American Public Education, Inc.[APEI] - Wednesday, May 26, 2010
President and Chief Executive Officer
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Dr. Wallace Boston

Dr. Wallace Boston was appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer of American Public University System (APUS) and its parent company, American Public Education, Inc. in July 2004. He joined APUS in 2002 as its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Alan Shaw, Ph.D., has served as President of Codexis since its inception and Chief Executive Officer since 2002. As our President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Shaw brings in-depth understanding of our day-to-day operations to our board of directors, of which he has been a member since 2002. Prior to Codexis, Dr. Shaw was Head of New Business Development for Clariant and Managing Director for Lancaster Synthesis and prior to Clariant's acquisition of BTP plc, Chief Operating Officer of Archimica, the pharmaceutical chemicals division of BTP plc. From 1994 to 1999, he was with Chiroscience Group plc, most recently as Managing Director of the pharmaceutical services unit, Chirotech Technology Limited, and a member of the board of directors of Chiroscience Ltd.

Mr. Boston guided APUS through its successful accreditation with the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association in 2006. In addition, he initiated the institution's application to be the first totally distance learning university to receive Federal Student Aid after the repeal of the 50/50 rule in 2006. In November 2007, Mr. Boston led the parent company of APUS, American Public Education, Inc. (APEI), to an initial public offering on the NASDAQ Exchange. In a turbulent market, he led APEI to successful secondary offerings in February and December of 2008.

Jennifer Moore
Earned her MBA at AMU in 2010 and is a Golden Key Honor Society Member


Codexis, Inc.[CDXS] - Monday, April 22, 2010
President and Chief Executive Officer
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Alan Shaw, Ph.D.

Codexis, Inc. is a leading provider of optimized biocatalysts that make existing industrial processes faster, cleaner and more efficient than current methods and have the potential to make new industrial processes possible at commercial scale. Codexis has commercialized its biocatalysts in the pharmaceutical industry and is developing biocatalysts for use in producing advanced biofuels under a multi-year research and development collaboration with Royal Dutch Shell. The company is also using its technology platform to pursue biocatalyst-enabled solutions in other bioindustrial markets, including carbon management, water treatment and chemicals.

Alan Shaw, Ph.D., has served as President of Codexis since its inception and Chief Executive Officer since 2002. As our President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Shaw brings in-depth understanding of our day-to-day operations to our board of directors, of which he has been a member since 2002. Prior to Codexis, Dr. Shaw was Head of New Business Development for Clariant and Managing Director for Lancaster Synthesis and prior to Clariant's acquisition of BTP plc, Chief Operating Officer of Archimica, the pharmaceutical chemicals division of BTP plc. From 1994 to 1999, he was with Chiroscience Group plc, most recently as Managing Director of the pharmaceutical services unit, Chirotech Technology Limited, and a member of the board of directors of Chiroscience Ltd.


Insituform Technologies, Inc.[INSU] - Monday, April 19, 2010
Chief Executive Officer
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J. Joseph Burgess

President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Burgess has over 25 years experience in the water, energy, and petrochemical industries. He most recently served as Chief Executive Officer of Veolia Water North America, a subsidiary of the French company Veolia Environnement SA. He worked previously with Ogden Projects (later renamed Covanta), a subsidiary of Ogden Corporation, a diversified holding company, and Monsanto Company, an agricultural biotechnology corporation.


Ciy Telecom Limited[CTEL] - Thursday, March 18, 2010
Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
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William Yeung

Mr. William YEUNG, was appointed as the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Group in November 2008 with the responsibilities for developing corporate strategies and overseeing the operations of the entire Group. Before that, Mr. Yeung joined the Group as Chief Operating Officer in October 2005. He was in charge of our Customer Engagement Department overseeing customer relationship management and was also in charge of our Network Development Department. Mr. Yeung has more than 18 years' experience in the telecommunications industry. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Yeung was the Director of Customers Division in Smartone-Vodafone, the General Manager of Personal Communications and Retail Division in Tricom Telecom Limited, and was also an Inspector of Police in the Hong Kong Police Force. Mr. Yeung holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Hong Kong Baptist University, a Master of Business Administration Degree from University of Strathclyde, UK and a Master of Science Degree in Electronic Commerce and Internet Computing from The University of Hong Kong. He is also a graduate of the Senior Executive Program of the Columbia University Graduate School of Business in New York.

About City Telecom
Established in 1992, City Telecom (HK) Limited (Hong Kong Exchange : 1137; NASDAQ : CTEL) provides integrated telecommunications services in Hong Kong via its own self-built fibre network. City Telecom's wholly-owned subsidiary, Hong Kong Broadband Network Limited (HKBN), is the second largest and fastest growing broadband service provider in Hong Kong. The Company offers a diversified portfolio of innovative products that service over 1,004,000 subscriptions for broadband, local telephony and IP-TV services, that has built a solid market position with top-of-the-line applications and practices enabling its substantial growth. The Company takes great pride in developing its 3,000 Talent force into a competitive advantage. Additional information on City Telecom can be found at www.ctigroup.com.hk.


Isilon Systems, Inc.[ISLN] - Friday, Feb. 5, 2010
President and CEO; Founder
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Sujal Patel

Isilon� Systems is the proven market leader in scale-out network attached storage (NAS). Our clustered storage and data management solutions for file-based data drive unique business and economic value for customers by maximizing the performance of their mission-critical applications, workflows, and processes. Isilon enables enterprises and research organizations to manage large and rapidly growing amounts of file-based data in a highly scalable, easy-to-manage, and cost-effective way.

More than 1200 companies such as NBC Universal, Merck, Sony, NASA and Harvard Medical School turn to Isilon because their rapidly growing stores of file-based data-audio, video, images, and other unstructured data-create significant management and cost challenges that traditional storage systems are not able to effectively address. Our family of award-winning products-powered by Isilon''s OneFS� operating system software-accelerates our customers'' complex, mission critical workflows, while reducing their capital and operating expenditures.

Sujal Patel is the founder of Isilon and is recognized for pioneering clustered storage as an innovative technical architecture and creating this new sector of the enterprise storage market. Sujal has served as President and Chief Executive Officer since October 2007. He served as Isilon''s Chief Technology Officer from 2001 to March 2008 and as President and Chief Executive Officer from the founding of Isilon in 2001 until August 2003. From 1996 to 2001, Sujal served in various senior engineering roles at RealNetworks, Inc., in part as chief architect behind the company''s second-generation core media delivery system. Sujal holds a number of patents and pending patents, including those for the Isilon OneFS™ distributed file system. Sujal holds a bachelor''s degree in computer science from the University of Maryland at College Park.


Aviat Networks, Inc.[AVNW] - Thursday, January 28, 2010
President and Chief Executive Officer
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Harald J. Braun

Mr. Braun serves as president and chief executive officer of Aviat Networks, Inc. (AVNW) and is a member of its Board of Directors.

Prior to joining Aviat Networks, he served as president and CEO of Siemens Networks LLC and most recently as a senior executive in Nokia Siemens Networks North America.

In 2002, Mr. Braun became president, Siemens Carrier Networks Division, focused on next-generation technologies and services.

From 2000-2002, he served as Siemens senior vice president and the head of Siemens Ltd. in Thailand, with responsibility for sales of the company's next-generation network products.

Before this assignment, Mr. Braun served as Siemens vice president, IP and ATM/TDM Broadband Components in Development and vice president, ATM System Integration and System Test.

Mr. Braun currently serves on the Board of Directors of BigBand Networks (NASDAQ: BBND) and on the Advisory Board at Roundbox, Inc.

He also serves as treasurer of the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS).

Mr. Braun earned an engineering degree in Telecommunication from the University of Aachen in Germany.


Funtalk China Holdings[FTLK] - Thursday, December 17, 2009
Director & CEO
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Dongping Fei

Mr. Dongping Fei is a director and chief executive officer of Funtalk China Holdings Limited (Funtalk China). He is also a co-founder of the company and has served as a director and its president and chief executive officer since company's inception in 2003. Mr. Fei has over 17 years experience in China's telecommunications industry. Under his leadership, the company has evolved from a single-brand mobile phone importer into a nationwide multi-brand retailer dominant in every region in which Funtalk China operates.

Prior to founding Funtalk China, Mr. Fei was chief executive officer of Beijing Hua Song Electronic Technology Company Limited.

Mr. Fei obtained a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from Hunan University in China and a master's degree in business administration from Guanghua Management School, Beijing University in China.


Windstream Corporation[WIN] - Thursday, December 10, 2009
President & CEO
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Jeff Gardner

Jeff Gardner is president and chief executive officer of Windstream Corporation. Gardner was appointed to the position in December 2005 and has more than 20 years experience in the telecom industry. He previously served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Alltel Corp. He joined Alltel in 1998 when the company merged with 360� Communications. In 2005, CFO magazine named Gardner one of the top two chief financial officers in the wireless industry. During his tenure as Alltel's CFO, Gardner raised more than $10 billion in the capital markets as the company's wireless business more than doubled in size through organic growth and acquisitions. Gardner earned a degree in finance from Purdue University and an MBA from William and Mary. He is a certified public accountant. He serves on the board of directors of RF Micro Devices, Inc., the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce, Pulaski Academy in Little Rock, Ark., and the Darlington School in Rome, Ga.


Global Defense Technology & Systems Inc.[GTEC] - Monday, November 23, 2009
President, CEO, Member of the Board of Directors
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John Hillen

John Hillen has been our President and Chief Executive Officer since August 2008 and a member of our board of directors since January 2008. Prior to joining us, from January 2007 to August 2008, Dr. Hillen was President of Global Strategies Group (USA) LLC. From 2005 to 2007, Dr. Hillen served as U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs. Prior to this, Dr. Hillen was President of what is now CGI Federal Inc., a federal IT services company that is a subsidiary of CGI Inc (NYSE: GIB), a Canadian IT services firm. Prior to that Dr. Hillen led the defense and intelligence business at American Management Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMSY), which was sold to CACI International, Inc. in 2004.

From 2000 to 2002, Dr. Hillen served as a Vice President and then Chief Operating Officer of Island ECN Inc., a $160 million capital markets firm. Prior to joining Island ECN Inc., Dr. Hillen spent 12 years as an officer in the U.S. Army in both conventional and special operations units and has been decorated for his actions in combat. Dr. Hillen currently serves as a trustee at several non-profit institutions, and is the non-executive chairman and member of the compensation committee of Ericsson Federal, Inc. Dr. Hillen also serves on the federal advisory commission for the U.S. Navy, having been appointed to that position by the Secretary of Defense in 2007. Dr. Hillen received a B.A. in Policy Studies/History from Duke University, an M.A. degree in Defense Studies from King's College, London University, a D.Phil. in International Relations from Oxford University and a Master's of Business Administration, or MBA, from Cornell University. Dr. Hillen is the author of several books and numerous journal articles on military and security affairs.


rue21[rue] - Friday, November 13, 2009
President and CEO
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Robert N. Fisch

Robert N. Fisch has more than 30 years of experience in the apparel retail industry. He currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of our Board of rue21. Since joining rue21 in June 2001, Mr. Fisch has led the company's growth from 169 stores to 537 stores with compound annual earnings growth of over 40% from 2004 through 2008. The company's initial public offering in 2009 was the culmination of development and expansion under the leadership of Mr. Fisch.

From February 1987 to December 1999, Mr. Fisch served as president of Casual Corner Group, Inc. While at Casual Corner, Mr. Fisch founded the Casual Corner & Co. division which he built from a 3 store test to one of the leading value-priced women's specialty chains with over 275 stores located in outlet centers, strip centers and regional malls throughout the United States. Since June 2004, Mr. Fisch has also served as director at The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc. and currently serves on its audit committee and compensation committee.

Previously in his career, Mr. Fisch had been President of RNF Consulting Group, a retail management consulting firm, as well as President and CEO of T.H. Mandy for U.S. Shoe Corporation and Senior Vice President of Jordan Marsh for Federated Department Stores. Bob started his career at Abraham & Straus in New York.


NetSol Technologies Inc.[NTWK] - Monday, November 02, 2009
Chairman and CEO
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Najeeb Ghauri

Najeeb Ghauri is Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of NetSol Technologies, Inc., a worldwide provider of business solutions and enterprise application solutions. In the early years of the Company, Mr. Ghauri was responsible for restructuring the company's business model into that of an IT company and was instrumental in the completion of the NetSol Technologies IPO in 1998. He also spearheaded the successful listing of NetSol (NTWK) on the Nasdaq Capital Market (formerly known as Nasdaq Small Cap) in December 1999. At the time of its IPO, NetSol was the first IT company originated from Pakistan to be listed on Nasdaq. NetSol grew from just five people to almost 1000 in 2009 and grew from $100K revenue in 1998 to $37MN in 2008. Today, NetSol has nearly 200 customers worldwide and offices in 6 countries.

Mr. Ghauri was influential in listing NetSol's Pakistani subsidiary on the Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE). In addition, Mr. Ghauri helped establish the first US Company listed on both Nasdaq Capital Market (NASDAQ CM:NTWK) and Dubai stock exchange (NASDAQ DUBAI:NTWK).

On September 13, 2006 and again in June 25, 2008, Mr. Ghauri represented NetSol Technologies as he presided over the closing bell for the Nasdaq Exchange in New York City. He has been twice nominated in the United States for the Ernst & Young �Entrepreneur of the Year', once in 2001 and again in 2008.

Prior to launching NetSol in the U.S., Mr. Ghauri had over 15 years of combined marketing and management experience with Fortune 500 companies such as Unilever and Atlantic Richfield Corporation (ARCO). He received his bachelor's degree from Eastern Illinois University and earned an MBA in marketing from the Drucker School of Management at the Claremont Graduate School.


Retail Opportunity Investments Corp.[REIT] - Tuesday, November 03, 2009
President and CEO
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Stuart Tanz

Mr. Tanz is the Chief Executive Officer and President of Retail Opportunity Investments Corp., a public company traded on the Nasdaq stock exchange. Prior to joining Retail Opportunity Investments, Mr. Tanz was the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Chief Executive Officer and President of Pan Pacific Retail Properties, Inc., a San Diego based real estate investment trust (REIT), which owned and operated shopping centers located throughout the Western United States. Under his direction, the company's portfolio grew from 13 shopping centers (totaling $415 million in assets in 1992) into the largest shopping center REIT on the West Coast with 138 properties and a total market capitalization in excess of $4 billion before being sold to Kimco Realty Corp. in November 2006. From 1986 to 1991, Mr. Tanz operated his own real estate development company based in Southern California. From 1982 to 1985, he was Director of Acquisitions for Bramalea California, Inc., a subsidiary for Bramalea Ltd., one of the largest real estate companies at that time in North America. More recently, from 2007 to 2009, Mr. Tanz served as the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of United Income Properties, Inc., a San Diego based real estate company. Mr. Tanz currently serves on the Advisory Council for the University of Southern California Lusk Center for Real Estate; the Policy Advisory Board of the Burnham-Moores Institute of Real Estate at the University of San Diego, and the Board of Directors for the Burnham Institute for Medical Research. Mr. Tanz is also a member of International Council of Shopping Centers and the Young Presidents Organization. Considered one of the industry's leaders, Mr. Tanz is a frequent guest speaker at real estate conferences throughout the country. In 1998, National Real Estate Investors named Mr. Tanz as one of the country's top real estate executives under the age of 40. In 2001, Mr. Tanz was awarded San Diego's Ernst & Young Real Estate Entrepreneur of the Year in real estate. Mr. Tanz received his BS in business administration from the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business.

From 1986 to 1991, Mr. Tanz operated his own real estate development company based in Southern California. From 1982 to 1985, he was Director of Acquisitions for Bramalea California, Inc., a subsidiary for Bramalea Ltd., one of the largest real estate companies at that time in North America. More recently, from 2007 to 2009, Mr. Tanz served as the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of United Income Properties, Inc., a San Diego based real estate company.

Mr. Tanz currently serves on the Advisory Council for the University of Southern California Lusk Center for Real Estate; the Policy Advisory Board of the Burnham-Moores Institute of Real Estate at the University of San Diego, and the Board of Directors for the Burnham Institute for Medical Research.

Mr. Tanz is also a member of International Council of Shopping Centers and the Young Presidents Organization. Considered one of the industry's leaders, Mr. Tanz is a frequent guest speaker at real estate conferences throughout the country. In 1998, National Real Estate Investors named Mr. Tanz as one of the country's top real estate executives under the age of 40. In 2001, Mr. Tanz was awarded San Diego's Ernst & Young Real Estate Entrepreneur of the Year in real estate. Mr. Tanz received his BS in business administration from the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business.


StealthGas Inc.[GASS] - Tuesday, October 27, 2009
President and CEO
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Harry N. Vafias

Mr. Vafias has been actively involved in the tanker and gas shipping industry since 1999. After graduating from City University Business School in the City of London in 1999 with a B.A. in Management Science and from Metropolitan University in 2000 with a Masters degree in Shipping, Trade and Transport, he commenced working at Seascope, a leading ship brokering firm specializing in sale and purchase of vessels and chartering of oil tankers. Mr. Vafias also worked at Braemar, a leading ship brokering firm, where he gained extensive experience in tanker and dry cargo chartering. Seascope and Braemar merged in 2001 to form Braemar Seascope Group plc, a public company quoted on the London Stock Exchange and one of the world's largest ship brokering and shipping service groups. From 2000 until 2004, he worked at Brave Maritime and Stealth Maritime, companies providing comprehensive ship management services, where Mr. Vafias headed the operations and chartering departments of Stealth Maritime and served as manager for the sale and purchase departments of both Brave Maritime and Stealth Maritime.

Company Description: StealthGas Inc is a provider of international seaborne transportation services to LPG producers and users. Our vessels carry various petroleum and petrochemical gas products in liquefied form, including propane, butane, butadiene, isopropane, propylene and vinyl chloride monomer, which are all byproducts of the production of oil and natural gas. These products are transported in liquefied form in order to reduce their volume and to facilitate their handling. StealthGas currently owns 45 LPG carriers, which includes 40 currently under operation and 5 new buildings for delivery between 2009 and 2012. The average age of our LPG fleet is about 11.1 years at the end of 2009 compared to an industry average of 19 years and the total carrying capacity of the LPG fleet is 176,999 cbm. StealthGas ranks number 1 worldwide in owned vessels in the 3,000 to 8,000 cbm LPG carrier segment which is our strategic focus.

Transportation by sea represents a major element of gas transportation logistics. LPG products have a variety of both industrial and other uses, including transportation, fertilizer production, the manufacture of plastics, space heating, cooking, water heating and process heating. We serve industrial companies, as well as national and independent energy companies and energy traders.


Verisk Analytics[VRSK] - Wednesday, October 8, 2009
Chairman, President and CEO
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Frank Coyne

Frank J. Coyne is chairman, president, and CEO of Verisk Analytics. He joined the company's ISO subsidiary in February 1999 as president and chief operating officer. On July 1, 2000, he was elected president and chief executive officer, and he became chairman two years later. In 2008, Mr. Coyne led the initiative that created Verisk Analytics as the parent of ISO and its family of companies.

Mr. Coyne came to ISO from Kemper Insurance Companies, where he served as executive vice president-specialty and risk management groups.

At ISO, Mr. Coyne launched an ambitious and successful business model based on aggressively expanding new product sets and customer segments while enhancing core competencies. His model has demonstrated ISO's capacity for creativity and innovation in the development of new analytic solutions and improvements in the predictive capabilities of decision-support tools. The model has succeeded not only for the property/casualty insurance industry but also � through more than 20 corporate acquisitions � for adjacent verticals, including health services, mortgage lending, government, and human resources. From 1999 through year-end 2008, ISO revenue increased more than 174 percent.

As chairman of ISO and Verisk, Mr. Coyne has played a leadership role in property/casualty insurance, delivering numerous speeches at major industry forums and writing many articles with performance-enhancing best-practices themes and forceful calls for market discipline. Many chief executives around the world have come to know Mr. Coyne through his extensive efforts to position the company as a global enterprise.

Because of its strong financial performance, ISO has repeatedly been honored as one of New Jersey's 50 finest companies by NJBIZ, a leading business news and information organization, and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. In 2006, under Mr. Coyne's leadership, ISO took top honors and was named New Jersey's fastest-growing company by NJBIZ.


Starbucks Corporation[SBUX] - Tuesday, October 6, 2009
Chairman, President and CEO
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Howard Schultz

It all started with a cup of coffee.

Howard Schultz, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Starbucks Coffee Company, first walked into Starbucks in Seattle's Pike Place Market in 1981. Howard was drawn into conversation with these connoisseurs who took great care in not only finding and roasting the highest quality coffee, but also sharing their passion with others. Drawn to Seattle and its extraordinary coffee culture, Howard moved from his native New York and joined Starbucks in 1982 as director of operations and marketing when Starbucks had four stores.

In 1983, Howard traveled to Italy and was captivated by Italian coffee bars and the romance of the coffee experience. He had a vision to bring the Italian coffeehouse tradition back to Seattle, creating a third place between work and home. In order to pursue this dream, Howard left Starbucks to start his own coffee company called Il Giornale and returned in August 1987 to purchase Starbucks with the help of local investors. Howard went on to create two landmark programs for Starbucks partners (employees): comprehensive health coverage for part-time partners and equity in the company in the form of stock options.

From that foundation, Starbucks has grown to more than 16,000 stores in neighborhoods around the world. What remains the same from that first cup of coffee: a connection, a conversation, and a sense of community.


Global Sources Ltd[GSOL] - Thursday, September 03, 2009
Chairman and CEO
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Merle A. Hinrichs

Under Mr. Hinrichs' leadership, the company was the leader in the use of the Internet for international trade, launching Asia's first B2B online marketplace in 1996. The Economist magazine recognized Mr. Hinrichs as "Asia's e-commerce king", while Forbes Global magazine has repeatedly voted Global Sources "Best of the Web".

A keen desire to advance education opportunities, drive business innovation and leverage technology are guiding principles of Mr. Hinrichs' approach to developing international commerce and philanthropy. He graduated from the University of Nebraska with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration and Mathematics, and from the Thunderbird School of Global Management with a Master's Degree in International Trade. In 1996, the University of Nebraska awarded Mr. Hinrichs an Honorary Doctorate Degree.

Mr. Hinrichs merged his passion for higher education, information and technology by spearheading the creation of a state-of-the-art library at Thunderbird, which opened in 1994.


Zion Oil & Gas[ZN] - Wednesday, September 02, 2009
Chief Executive Officer
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Richard Rinberg

Richard Rinberg was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Zion Oil & Gas in March 2007. He has been a Director of the Company since November 2004, and served as President since October 2005. Mr. Rinberg, a private investor since 1996, previously served as Managing Director of the Rinberg Group, a corporate group in the UK active in the casting of precious metals for the jewelry industry, jewelry manufacturing, property development and securities trading. Mr. Rinberg holds a Bachelor of Science Honors Degree in Mathematics from University College, University of London. He is a Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.


KIT digital, Inc[KITD] - Thursday, September 03, 2009
Chairman & CEO
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Kaleil Isaza Tuzman

Kaleil has been an entrepreneur and venture capitalist in digital media since the late 1990s, as both an operator and a managing partner of a New York-based merchant bank, KIT Capital. Kaleil most recently has been serving as Chairman & CEO of KIT digital, Inc. (NASDAQ: KITD) where he is responsible for managing the company's day-to-day operations, including business development, content acquisition, product development, network operations, marketing and financial planning.

Prior to joining KIT digital, Kaleil served as President & COO of JumpTV Inc. (AIM, TSX: JTV), and President & CEO of JumpTV International FZ-LLC, the world's largest broadcaster of international and sports content over the Internet. Kaleil previously served as Chairman & CEO of KPE, Inc., a leading NY-based digital media services company with clients such as Sony Entertainment, Viacom and Carnival Cruises, which was sold to a predecessor of Agency.com. Prior to KPE, he was Chairman & CEO of govWorks, Inc., a KKR and Mayfield Fund-backed government technology services firm.

Kaleil previously worked at Goldman Sachs for five years, on emerging markets investment banking and risk arbitrage teams. He has been a term member of the Council of Foreign Relations, a U.S. trade representative under the President William J. Clinton and George W. Bush, and was recently named one of the 100 Most Influential Hispanics by Hispanic Magazine. Kaleil is a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard University.

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Ebix Inc[EBIX] - Monday, July 20, 2009
CEO
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Robin Raina

Robin Raina is one of the few Business folks whose leadership in business circles and social philanthropy both is an example that is hard to follow. In spite of running a very successful business enterprise (the Ebix group of companies that trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol EBIX) with a market capitalization of around $450 million world wide, he has dedicated his life to public service. He has today emerged as a rather complete human being who has excelled in every field that he has gone into, while still keeping a balance and pioneering the cause of charity.

Female Health Company[The] - Wednesday, July 08, 2009
Chairman and CEO
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O. B. Parrish

O.B. Parrish, one of the Company's founders, has served as the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer since 1996. Mr. Parrish has spent his career in the pharmaceutical industry. Previously, Mr. Parrish was President of the Global Pharmaceutical Group of G. D. Searle. Prior to that, Mr. Parrish was the President of Searle International, the foreign sales operation of Searle. Prior to joining Searle, Mr. Parrish was Executive Vice President of Pfizer's International Division.

Mr. Parrish received his B. S. degree from Lawrence University, where he currently serves as a trustee. He obtained his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.

Sharps Compliance Corporation[SMED] - Wednesday, June 24, 2009
Director, Chairman, and CEO
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Dr. Burton J. Kunik

Dr. Kunik founded Sharps Compliance Inc., now a wholly owned subsidiary of Sharps Compliance Corp., in May 1994 and has served as a Director and its Chief Executive Officer since its inception. Since July 1998, he has also served as the Company's Chairman of the Board.

Dr. Kunik has 24 years of experience as an endodontist and over 20 years of experience in the medical waste industry, including involvement in the successful start-up of three companies. He co-founded and spent five years with 3CI Complete Compliance Corporation which engages in medical waste services in the southern United States. Dr. Kunik previously served as the Chairman of the Medical Waste Institute in 1992 and on the board of the Environmental Industry Association. Dr. Kunik's previous business experience also includes management roles in a number of industries, including real estate, oil and gas, cattle ranching and travel. Dr. Kunik earned both B.A. and D.D.S. degrees from the University of Texas.

Landec Corporation[LNDC] - June 12, 2009
President, CEO and Chairman
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Gary T. Steele

Gary Steele is the President, CEO and Chairman of Landec Corporation, a publicly traded materials science company in Menlo Park, California since 1991. Landec Corporation designs, develops, manufactures and sells temperature-activated and other specialty polymer products for a variety of food, agricultural and licensed partner applications. Landec had revenues of over $235 million in fiscal year 2008 and the Company has been profitable since 2003.

Prior to his employment at Landec, Gary was President and CEO of Molecular Devices Corporation in Sunnyvale, California from 1985 to1991 and before that he was Vice President of Product Development at Genentech Corp., a biotechnology company in So. San Francisco, California from 1981 to1985. After graduation from Stanford University in 1975, Gary worked as Senior Manager at McKinsey & Co., a management consulting firm in San Francisco, California.

Life Technologies Corporation[LIFE] - June 12, 2009
Chief Executive Officer
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Gregory T. Lucier

Gregory T. Lucier serves as Chief Executive Officer of Life Technologies and as Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors. Previously, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Invitrogen Corporation, which merged with Applied Biosystems in November 2008 to form Life Technologies. The Company is one of the largest providers of systems, biological reagents, and services, supplying scientists around the world in every way that life science technologies are applied. The company aims to improve the human condition by enabling basic research, accelerating drug discovery and development, and advancing scientific exploration in areas such as regenerative science, molecular diagnostics, agricultural and environmental research, and 21st century forensics. Mr. Lucier has leveraged his background in healthcare management to prepare the company to participate in and shape the new era of personalized medicine. Mr. Lucier serves on the BIO Board of Directors as well as on the board of the Burnham Institute of Medical Research. He is actively involved at San Diego State University as a distinguished lecturer. He received his B.S. in Engineering from Pennsylvania State University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Pressure BioSciences, Inc.[PBIO] - June 1, 2009
President and CEO
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Richard T. Schumacher

The founder of our Company, has served as a director of Pressure BioSciences since the formation of its legacy business, Boston Biomedica, Inc., in 1978. He has served as CEO of Pressure BioSciencessince April 2004 and President since September, 2004. He previously served as CEO and Chairman of the Board of Boston Biomedica from 1992 to February, 2003 and as President from 1986 to August 1999. Mr. Schumacher served as the Director of Infectious Disease Services for Clinical Sciences Laboratory, a New England-based medical reference laboratory, from 1986 to 1988. From 1972 to 1985, Mr. Schumacher was employed by the Center for Blood Research, a nonprofit medical research institute associated with Harvard Medical School. Mr. Schumacher recieved a BS in Zoology from the University of New Hampshire.

Online Resources Corporation[ORCC] - April 15, 2009
Chairman and CEO
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Matthew P. Lawlor

Lawlor co-founded Virginia-based Online Resources in 1989, and has developed the firm into the nation's largest outsourcer dedicated to online financial services. The company provides bank and biller clients with web and phone-based financial services, electronic payments and marketing services to drive consumer adoption. Online Resources is widely recognized for its innovation and as one of the fastest growing US technology companies.

Prior to founding Online Resources, Lawlor was founder and president of US Multitrade. The firm developed early-stage ventures, including RSA Security (secure tokens), Sales & Marketing Systems (early CRM) and Energy Fuels (pioneered hedging for ethanol).

From 1973 to 1980, Lawlor served as an executive with Chemical Bank (then the nation's fifth largest bank). Lawlor started at the bank with a small team reporting to the CEO, where he supported the asset and liability management committee. He later managed a retail branch group in Manhattan and headed Chemical International Finance Ltd., which was then Chemical's principal offshore equity and merchant banking affiliate.

Between his undergraduate and graduate school years, Lawlor worked with RCA Corporation. There he served as project engineer of recording systems for NASA's Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS).

Lawlor is active in the technology and entrepreneurial communities. He was awarded two major US patents for financial technology. He served on the Board of Directors of the Electronic Funds Transfer Association, and founded the eFinancial Enablers Council, a senior executive roundtable of the major Internet banking and payments providers.

He is also active in public affairs, and served in 1980 for one year as a Presidential Exchange Executive in the White House OMB under Presidents Carter and Reagan.

Lawlor admits to being born as early as 1948. He is the son of a career Army officer, and lived through-out Asia in his youth. After graduating from New Trier High School (Illinois), Lawlor earned a BS in mechanical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania in 1970 and an MBA from Harvard University in 1973. During his schooling at Penn, Lawlor played varsity football and lacrosse, and is now active in youth athletics and swimming.

QualitySystems, Inc.[QSII] - April 13, 2009
Chairman
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Sheldon Razin

Sheldon Razin (69) is the founder of Quality Systems, Inc. and has served as its Chairman of the Board since the Company's incorporation in 1974 (inception 1973). He served as the Company's Chief Executive Officer from 1974 until April 2000. Since its inception until April 2000, he has also served as the Company's President, with the exception of the period from August 1990 to August 1991. Additionally, Razin served as Treasurer from the Company's inception until October 1982. Prior to founding the Company, Razin held various technical and managerial positions with Rockwell International Corporation and was a founder of the Company's predecessor, Quality Systems, a sole proprietorship engaged in the development of software for commercial and space applications and in management consulting work. Razin holds a B.S. degree in Mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

First California Financial Group, Inc.[FCAL] - March 2, 2008
President, CEO & Director
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C. G. Kum

C. G. Kum was appointed President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of First California Bank, formerly known as Camarillo Community Bank, in September of 1999. Under his leadership, First California has emerged as a force of strength and stability in Southern California banking, having grown from two branches and total assets of $100 million in 1999 to 18 branches and more than $1.4 billion in total assets as of February 2009. With more than three decades of banking experience, Mr. Kum previously served in various credit, lending and management positions for banks in San Francisco, Denver and Southern California. He earned his bachelor's degree from the University of California at Berkeley, received his M.B.A. from Pepperdine University and is a graduate of Stonier Graduate School of Banking. Currently a member of Government Relations Council of the American Bankers Association, Mr. Kum also served as President of the Board of Directors of Community Bankers of California from 2005 through 2006.

Concur Technologies, Inc.[CNQR] - December 4, 2008
Chairman of the Board, and CEO
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Steve Singh

Steve Singh currently serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Singh has served as Chief Executive Officer since February 1996, and was appointed to Chairman of the Board of Directors in October 1999. Prior to joining Concur Technologies, Mr. Singh was General Manager of the Contact Management Division at Symantec Corporation.

Amarin Corporation plc[AMRN] - November 20, 2008
CEO
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Thomas Lynch

Mr. Thomas Lynch joined Amarin in January 2000 as Chairman and Non-Executive Director and was appointed Chief Executive Officer in 2007. Between 1993 and 2004, Mr. Lynch was with Elan Corporation plc where he held a number of positions including Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Chairman. Mr. Lynch spear-headed Elan's transition from a drug delivery technology provider to a fully integrated pharmaceutical company, through a number of acquisitions, including Athena Neurosciences, Inc. The Athena acquisition brought Elan its programs in multiple sclerosis, autoimmune diseases and Alzheimer's disease. Mr. Lynch was also a founder of the specialty pharmaceutical company, Warner Chilcott plc. Mr. Lynch is and has been a board member of a number of biotechnology and healthcare companies. Mr. Lynch was a partner in the international accounting firm of KPMG, where he specialized in the provision of international corporate financial services.

LHC Group[LHCG] - November 6, 2008
Chairman and CEO
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Keith G. Myers

In fourteen short years, Keith Myers has provided the vision and leadership needed to take a small rural home health agency and turn it into what is now known as LHC Group, a regional home nursing and post acute health care services company with more than 5000 employees, providing both home based and facility services through 231 locations in Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Texas, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, Kentucky, Florida, Georgia, Missouri, Maryland, and Alabama.

In 1999, Mr. Myers was granted Certified Home/Hospice Care Executive (CHCE) credentials by the National Association for Home Care which placed him among the first to receive this recognition. In recent years, he has also received such honors as being named Business Executive of the Year by the Louisiana Rural Health Association in 1999 and has been an active participant in the Home Health Top 100 since 2002. He has participated in the preparation of white papers and presentations to members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in Washington D.C., specifically related to health care reimbursement methodologies and the correlation between various reimbursement methods and the resulting level of clinical outcomes and overall quality of service received by beneficiaries.

In June of 2003, Mr. Myers received the Regional Entrepreneur of the Year Award for outstanding performance in the field of Healthcare Services and was officially inducted as a Lifetime member of The National Entrepreneur Of The Year Hall of Fame in November of 2003. The National Entrepreneur Of The Year Award program is sponsored nationally by USA Today, CNN, The Nasdaq Stock Market, and the Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. The Entrepreneur of the Year awards program annually honors the most successful and entrepreneurial business leaders across the country who have demonstrated excellence in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Previous National Entrepreneur of the Year award winners have included Michael Dell of Dell Computer Corporation and Howard Schultz of Starbucks Coffee.

Prior to entering the healthcare industry, Mr. Myers served as President and General Manager of a seafood company, which he and his father founded in 1980. The company began operations as a small single site food processing facility with less than ten employees, and after bringing in partners to provide needed capital for growth and expansion, he continued to provide the hands on day to day oversight necessary to grow from one single facility, into an international food processing, procurement, and distribution company with contract packaging operations and multiple production sites in the U.S., Latin America and Asia, serving as a direct supplier of Sysco, Kraft, and other national retail and institutional food distributors, and indirectly servicing national accounts such as Pillsbury and General Mills.

icad inc.[ICAD] - October 20, 2008
President and CEO
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Kenneth Ferry

Kenneth Ferry has served as a Director and the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer since May 2006. He has over 25 years of experience in the healthcare technology field, with more than 10 years experience in senior management positions. Prior to joining the Company, from October 2003 to May 2006, Mr. Ferry was Senior Vice President and General Manager for the Global Patient Monitoring business for Philips Medical Systems, the market leader in the medical diagnostic imaging and patient monitoring systems industry. In this role he was responsible for Research & Development, Marketing, Business Development, Supply Chain and Manufacturing, Quality and Regulatory, Finance and Human Resources. From September 2001 to October 2003, Mr. Ferry served as Senior Vice President for Philips Medical Systems Division. From 1983 to 2001, Mr. Ferry served in a number of management positions with Hewlett Packard Co. and Agilent Technologies, Inc.

American Caresource Holdings, Inc.[ANCI] - October 9, 2008
President and CEO
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David Boone

Mr. Boone joined American CareSource as Chief Financial Officer in June 2005 and was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in December of 2005. From 2001 to 2005, he was Senior Vice President of Finance for Belo Corporation, a NYSE-listed media company. From 2000 to 2001, he was Vice President of Corporate Development for Safeway Corporation. In addition, Mr. Boone has served in executive positions with Intira Corporation, PepsiCo, Kraft General Foods and CIGNA HealthPlan, and has served as a consultant for the Boston Consulting Group. Mr. Boone received a B.S. in Accountancy from the University of Illinois and an MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration. Mr. Boone also serves on the Board of Directors of the North Texas Kidney Foundation.

Cytrx Corporation[CYTR] - September 23, 2008
Director, President and CEO
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Steven Kriegsman

Steven A. Kriegsman has been a Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of CytRx Corporation (Nasdaq: CYTR) since July 2002. He also serves as a Director of RXi Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: RXII) and Chairman of its Compensation Committee. Mr. Kriegsman also serves as a Director of Hythiam, Inc (Nasdaq: HYTM) and Chairman of its Audit Committee. He previously served as a Director and Chairman of Global Genomics from June 2000 until its merger with CytRx Corporation in July 2002. Mr. Kriegsman is the Chairman of the Board and Founder of Kriegsman Capital Group LLC, a financial advisory firm specializing in the development of alternative sources of equity capital for emerging growth companies in the healthcare industry. Mr. Kriegsman has a B.S. degree with honors from New York University in accounting and completed the Executive Program in Mergers and Acquisitions at New York University, The Management Institute. Mr. Kriegsman was formerly a Certified Public Accountant with KPMG in New York City. From June 2003 until February 2008, he served as a Director, and he is the former Chairman of the Audit Committee of Bradley Pharmaceuticals, Inc. In February 2006, Mr. Kriegsman received the Corporate Philanthropist of the Year Award from the Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the ALS Association and in October 2006, he received the Lou Gehrig Memorial Corporate Award from the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Mr. Kriegsman has been active in various charitable organizations including the Biotechnology Industry Organization, the ALS Association, the Los Angeles Venture Association, the Southern California Biomedical Council, and the Palisades-Malibu YMCA.

Hana Biosciences, Inc.[HNAB] - September 18, 2008
President and Chief Executive Officer
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Steven Deitcher, M.D.

Steven R. Deitcher, MD, was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors for Hana Biosciences in August 2007. Dr. Deitcher originally joined Hana as Executive Vice President of Development and Chief Medical Officer in May 2007. From 2004 until he joined Hana, Dr. Deitcher served as Vice President, Chief Medical Scientist at Nuvelo where he was responsible for clinical development and medical affairs. Dr. Deitcher has more than 15 years of experience as a practicing physician in hematology, medical oncology and vascular medicine. Dr. Deitcher was formerly the head of the section of hematology and coagulation medicine in the department of hematology/oncology and director of research in the department of vascular medicine at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation. While at The Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Deitcher was hematology medical director for the Network for Oncology Communication and Research. Prior to that, he spent four years at The University of Tennessee in positions including associate chairman, department of medicine; director, combined pediatric and adult thrombosis clinic; and director, special coagulation laboratory. Dr. Deitcher earned his B.S. and M.D. in the Honors Program in Medical Education at Northwestern University Medical School. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Barnes Hospital and completed his fellowship training in hematology and medical oncology at New England Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Deitcher is a member of several medical societies, including The American Society of Hematology, American Society of Clinical Oncology and the International Society on Thrombosis and Hemostasis, and is a fellow of the Society for Vascular Medicine and Biology. He has published more than 185 journal papers, abstracts and book chapters and has made more than 35 scientific conference presentations. He was the founding editor-in-chief of the journal Current Hematology Reports.

Semtech Corp.[SMTC] - September 5, 2008
President and CEO
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Mohan Maheswaran

Mohan Maheswaran joined Semtech as President and Chief Executive Officer in April 2006. Prior to joining the company, Mohan held the position of Executive Vice President and General Manager at Intersil Corporation. He joined Intersil Corporation through its acquisition of Elantec Semiconductor Inc. in 2002. Mohan has worked for high technology startups such as Allayer Communications which was acquired by Broadcom aswell as multi-national corporations such as IBM Microelectronics, Texas Instruments, Hewlett-Packard and Nortel Communications. Mohan has over 25 years experience in the electronics industry and has an electronic engineering degree from Surrey University in the UK and an MBA from Henley Management College in the UK. Since Mohan Maheswaran took the helm in 2006, he has transformed Semtech's culture into a customer-oriented, high-growth culture with visions for a "New Semtech." He has placed great emphasis on a new strategy toward profitable growth, new market focus and dramatically improved execution. He has taken the first steps to transforming Semtech into a value driven, global company and a leader among industry peers. Semtech's resulting business performance has been extraordinary, achieving record annual revenues in Fiscal Year 2008 of $285M and achieving record quarterly revenues for the last four consecutive quarters and accelerating earnings growth at a much faster rate than revenues.

NetSol Technologies, Inc.[NTWK] - June 24, 2008
Founder, Chairman of the Board and CEO
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Najeeb Ghauri
Najeeb Ghauri was elected Chief Executive Officer in October 2006, continuing his responsibilities as Chairman of the Board of Directors of NetSol Technologies, Inc., to which he was appointed in February 2003. He was also the interim CFO from June 2002 to July 2005. Mr. Ghauri was the founder of the parent company, NetSol Technologies, Inc. (formerly Mirage Holdings, Inc.). He became the President and CEO of NetSol Technologies, Inc. in April 1997, and held that title until August 2001. Mr. Ghauri was very instrumental in the completion of the IPO in 1998 and responsible for restructuring the company's business model into that of an IT company in 1997-1998. He also spearheaded the successful listing of NetSol to NASDAQ Small Cap in December 1999 as well as the first U.S. dual listing on the Dubai International Financial Exchange (DIFX) in June 2008.

Prior to launching NetSol in the U.S., Mr. Ghauri had over 15 years of combined marketing and management experience with Fortune 500 companies such as Unilever and Atlantic Richfield Corporation (ARCO). He received his bachelor's degree from Eastern Illinois University, and earned an MBA in marketing from the Drucker School of Management at The Claremont Graduate School. In 2001, Mr. Ghauri was a nominee for the Ernst & Young 'Entrepreneur of the Year' award in California. Mr. Ghauri is a founding member of USPBC (US-Pakistan American Business Council) and was elected as its Vice Chairman in spring of 2006. Mr. Ghauri has lived in the U. S. since 1977 and became a U.S. citizen in 1990.

Mr. Ghauri is very active in various educational non-governmental organizations (NGOs) worldwide. He is a founding board member of the National Human Development Fund of Pakistan. He is a board member of the newly created U.S. Pakistan Business Council in Washington, D.C. (a U.S. Chamber of Commerce body), and is also on the board of M4 International, Inc., a California-based executive consulting firm.

Molex Incorporated[MOLX] - June 3, 2008
Vice Chairman and CEO
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Martin P. Slark
Martin P. Slark, 53, was appointed Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Molex Incorporated on July 1, 2005. He had served as President and Chief Operating Officer since July 1, 2001. Prior to this position Mr. Slark was Executive Vice President of Molex Incorporated from 1999 to 2001; President of the Americas Region from 1994 to1999; and President of the Far East South Region from 1988 to 1994. He became a Director of the company in 2000.

He began his career with Molex in 1976 and has worked for the company in Europe, the U.S. and Asia. He was responsible for starting the Molex entities in Hong Kong, China, India, South Africa, Malaysia and Thailand.

Mr. Slark completed his undergraduate studies in Electronic Engineering at Bracknell College, England (1976). He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management Studies (with distinction) from Portsmouth University (1981) and a MBA (with distinction) from the University of East London (1992). He is on the Board of the Hub Group, Inc. and is Vice Chairman and Treasurer of the Landmark School, which serves students with language-based learning disabilities. He is a Companion of the British Institute of Management, and a member of the University of Chicago Advisory Council on the Graduate School of Business. He is also a member of the World Presidents' Organization, The Chicago Economic Club and the Management Development Institute of Singapore.

In 2003, Mr. Slark was honored with a Public Service Medal by the government of Singapore. This National award recognizes distinguished international friends who have contributed to Singapore's development in business, industry, technology and science. Mr. Slark was honored for having played an instrumental role in expanding Molex's operations in Singapore as well as boosting Singapore's efforts to develop its Electronics and Precision Engineering Industries. In 2004 Mr. Slark was awarded a Doctorate in Business Administration (Hon Causa) by the University of East London.

Mr. Slark is married and has two children. An avid runner, he has completed 13 marathons including Chicago, Boston and Hong Kong. He also regularly competes in 5K and 10K races.

Molex Incorporated
Molex Incorporated (NASDAQ: MOLX, MOLXA) is a 69-year-old global manufacturer of electronic, electrical and fiber optic interconnection products and systems, switches and application tooling. Based in Lisle, Illinois, U.S.A., the company operates 59 plants in 19 countries, employs over 33,000 people worldwide and had revenues of $3.3 billion in its fiscal year ended June 30, 2007.

Watson Wyatt Worldwide[WW] - May 29, 2008
President, Chairman and CEO
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John J. Haley
John J. Haley is President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Watson Wyatt Worldwide, a global human resources and financial management consulting firm headquartered in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Haley joined Watson Wyatt in 1977 and became the consulting actuary to several of Watson Wyatt's largest clients. In 1992, he was named to the Board of Directors and named CEO in 1998.

Mr. Haley is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a Fellow of the Conference of Consulting Actuaries. He is a Trustee of The Actuarial Foundation. He holds an A.B. in mathematics from Rutgers College, and received a Fellowship for two years of study at the Graduate School of Mathematics at Yale University.

Mr. Haley also serves on the Board of Directors of the U.S.-China Business Council, MAXIMUS and Hudson Highland.

Watson Wyatt Worldwide
Watson Wyatt is the trusted business partner to the world's leading organizations on people and financial issues. The firm's global services include: managing the cost and effectiveness of employee benefit programs; developing attraction, retention and reward strategies; advising pension plan sponsors and other institutions on optimal investment strategies; providing strategic and financial advice to insurance and financial services companies; and delivering related technology, outsourcing and data services. Watson Wyatt has 7,000 associates in 32 countries and is located on the Web at www.watsonwyatt.com.

U.S. Energy Corp.[USEG] - May 14, 2008
Chairman and CEO
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Keith G. Larsen
Keith G. Larsen is the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of U.S. Energy Corp. He is a former director of the Brunton Company and former CEO and director of Rocky Mountain Gas, Inc. Mr. Larsen is a former director and founding member of Pinnacle Gas Resources, a public coalbed methane company founded by Credit Suisse First Boston.

U.S. Energy Corp
U.S. Energy Corp. is a diversified natural resource company with interests in molybdenum, oil and gas, gold, and real estate. While the Company primarily invests in the natural resource sector, it is also broadening its business interests to include cash flow generating investments driven by surging growth created by energy and mining activity in the intermountain west region of the United States.

Cavium Networks [CAVM] - May 5, 2008
President and CEO
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Syed Ali
Syed B. Ali is one of our founders and has served as our President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the board of directors since the inception of the company in 2000. From 1998 to 2000, Mr. Ali was Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Malleable Technologies, a communication chip company of which he was a founding management team member. Malleable Technologies was acquired by PMC Sierra, a communication IC company in 2000. From 1994 to 1998, Mr. Ali was an Executive Director at Samsung Electronics where he started the Flash memory and CPU businesses and put together the business plans that drove sales in each line to over a $100M in less than two years. Prior to that, he had various positions at Wafer Scale Integration, a division of SGS-Thompson, Tandem Computer, and American Microsystems. He received a BSEE from Osmania University, in Hyderabad, India and an MSEE from the University of Michigan.

Cavium Networks
Cavium Networks (NASDAQ: CAVM) is a provider of highly integrated semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing in networking, communications, storage and security applications. We refer to our products as enabling intelligent processing because they allow customers to develop networking equipment that is application-aware and content-aware and securely processes voice, video and data traffic at high speeds. Our products are used in a broad array of networking, communications, storage, wireless and security equipment, including routers, switches, content-aware switches, UTM and other security appliances, application-aware gateways, voice/video/data, or triple-play, gateways, wireless local area network, or WLAN, and 3G access and aggregation devices, storage networking equipment, servers and intelligent network interface cards. Cavium Networks' products consists of integrated, software compatible security and Multicore MIPS64 processors ranging in performance from 10 Mbps to 10 Gbps.

Orion Energy Systems, Inc.[OESX] - April 24, 2008
President and CEO
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Neal Verfuerth
Neal Verfuerth has been the driving force of the company he helped found in 1996. Under his leadership, Orion Energy Systems has grown into a company with more than 200 employees and annual sales of well over $50 million, to thousands of customers that include 78 of the Fortune 500.

He has created many patented products, principally the Illuminator lighting fixture platform, Apollo Solar Light Pipe, InteLite Controls, and other energy-saving technologies. Verfuerth has also developed innovative, proprietary sales and financing programs for Orion's energy efficient products and services.

Neal Verfuerth's accomplishments as a business leader and technology innovator have been recently recognized by the Alliance to Save Energy, National Society of Professional Engineers, Inc. 500, Ernst & Young, and many others.

Orion Energy Systems, Inc.
Orion Energy Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: OESX) is a leading power technology enterprise that designs, manufactures and implements energy management systems, consisting primarily of high-performance, energy efficient lighting systems and controls and related services, for commercial and industrial customers without compromising their quantity or quality of light. Orion has deployed its energy management systems in 3,300 facilities across North America. Since 2001, Orion technology has displaced over 303 megawatts, enough electricity to power more than 250,000 homes per year, saving customers $304 million, and reducing indirect CO2 emissions by 3.8 million tons. For more information, visit www.oriones.com.

Clean Diesel Technologies[CDTI] - April 17, 2008
President and Chairman of the Board
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Dr. Bernhard Steiner
Dr. Bernhard Steiner was appointed Chairman of the Board of Clean Diesel and elected a director in September 2004. In January 2006 Dr. Steiner was also appointed to the position of President.

Steiner was Executive Director of Sales and Marketing at Sweden-based Wayfinder Systems AB, which has launched server-based navigation systems for mobile phones and has become the market leader in the field. From 1999 through March 2003, Steiner served in varying positions with Motorola, Inc. beginning as Director, Strategic Marketing and New Business Development for the Integrated Electronics Systems Sector, working with four business groups: automotive, telematics, energy systems and computer platforms. Within one year Steiner was promoted to Director, Worldwide Sales and Marketing, and then to General Manager Global Solutions, for the company's personal communication sector, where he created and grew a team of more than 200 professionals to enter into the hardware services and application business. From 1994 through 1998, Steiner held the position of Group Managing Director at London-based NXT PLC, where he was involved in strategic planning including M&A and technical developments to ensure the Group's continued growth and profitability. He also served as Chairman and CEO of Huntingdon, UK-based Mission Electronics and Leeds and UK-based Wharfedale International Limited under NXT PLC, where he restructured the companies to integrate them into the company and make them profitable.

Steiner received his Bachelor's, Master's and Doctorate in Business Administration from the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland. He speaks several languages, including German, Italian, French and English, and resides in Mainz-Kostheim in Germany.

Clean Diesel Technologies
Clean Diesel Technologies (NASDAQ: CDTI) is a cleantech company providing sustainable solutions to reduce emissions, increase energy efficiency and lower the carbon intensity of on- and off-road engine applications. Clean Diesel's patented technologies and products allow manufacturers and operators to comply with increasingly strict regulatory emissions and air quality standards, while also improving fuel economy and power. The Company's solutions, which are in commercial use worldwide, significantly reduce emissions formed by the combustion of fossil fuels and biofuels, including particulate matter (PM), nitrogen oxides (NOx), carbon monoxide and hydrocarbons. Clean Diesel solutions also reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, a key greenhouse gas associated with global climate change.

Clean Diesel develops and manages intellectual property from original concept to full-scale commercial deployment. Its offerings include ARIS� Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR); the patented combination of SCR and Exhaust Gas Recirculation; hydrocarbon injection for emissions control applications; Platinum Plus� Fuel-Borne Catalyst (FBC); the Purifier™ family of particulate filter systems; and its Wire Mesh Filter particulate filter technologies. The Company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut. A wholly owned subsidiary, Clean Diesel International, LLC, is based in London, England. For more information, please visit www.cdti.com.

Oculus Innovative Sciences, Inc.[OCLS] - April 16, 2008 Hojabr Alimi, President and CEO
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Hojabr Alimi
Hojabr Alimi, one of our founders, has served as our chief executive officer, president and director since 1999 and was appointed as chairman of the board of directors in June 2006. Prior to co-founding our company with his spouse in 1999, Mr. Alimi was a corporate microbiologist for Arterial Vascular Engineering. Mr. Alimi received a B.A. in biology from Sonoma State University.

Oculus Innovative Sciences, Inc.
Oculus Innovative Sciences, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development, manufacture and marketing of a family of products intended to help prevent and treat infection in acute and chronic wounds. Oculus' platform technology, called Microcyn�, is a non-irritating shelf-stable solution containing oxychlorine compounds that is designed to treat a wide range of pathogens, including antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria (including MRSA), as well as viruses, fungi and spores.

Gateway Financial Holdings, Inc.[GBTS] - April 4, 2008
D. Ben Berry, President,Chairman and CEO
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D. Ben Berry
Mr. Berry founded Gateway Financial Holdings, Inc. in 1998. He is a native of Hertford, North Carolina. He attended Chowan College, is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Banking, and a Graduate of the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University. Mr. Berry began his banking career in 1977 as a management trainee with Peoples Bank & Trust Company (now RBC Centura) in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. While at Centura, Mr. Berry held a number of management positions in various cities throughout eastern North Carolina. He served as Regional Executive for Centura Bank covering northeastern North Carolina and southeastern Virginia before leaving in March of 1998 to form Gateway Bank.

Mr. Berry currently serves on the American Bankers Association Government Relations Council and is a former member of the Board of Directors of the North Carolina Bankers Association. He has previously served as a member of the Community Bankers Council of the American Bankers Association and serves on numerous local civic boards.

Gateway Financial Holdings, Inc.
Gateway Financial Holdings, Inc. is the parent company for Gateway Bank and Trust, which first opened its doors for business in 1998 with one office and 12 employees in northeastern North Carolina. Since that time, the holding company has grown to $1.9 billion in assets and more than 400 employees, through the Bank and its subsidiaries: The Bank of Richmond (a division of Gateway Bank and Trust), Gateway Insurance Services, Gateway Investment Services, Gateway Bank Mortgage, and Gateway Title Agency. With 35 financial centers across eastern North Carolina and Virginia, Gateway Financial is among the fastest growing bank holding companies in the nation.

Mr. Berry currently serves on the American Bankers Association Government Relations Council and is a former member of the Board of Directors of the North Carolina Bankers Association. He has previously served as a member of the Community Bankers Council of the American Bankers Association and serves on numerous local civic boards.

Financial Centers:

Twenty in Virginia: Virginia Beach (7), Richmond (6), Chesapeake (3), Emporia (2), Suffolk and Norfolk; and Fifteen in North Carolina: Chapel Hill, Elizabeth City (3), Edenton, Kitty Hawk (2), Raleigh (3), Moyock, Nags Head, Plymouth, Roper, and Wilmington.

AspenBio Pharma, Inc.[APPY] - April 2, 2008
Richard G. Donnelly, President,Director and CEO
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Richard G. Donnelly
Richard G. Donnelly was elected President, Chief Executive Officer and as a director, in January 2005. From September 1999 to December 2004, Mr. Donnelly served in senior marketing positions with Heska Corporation, including most recently as Senior Director of Marketing. From January 1993 to September 1999, Mr. Donnelly served as Director of Marketing for the Fort Dodge division of Wyeth Inc., (American Home Products). Mr. Donnelly holds a three-year diploma in Animal Science from St. Lawrence College.

AspenBio Pharma, Inc.
AspenBio Pharma, Inc. (the "Company" or "AspenBio" also we, us or our) is an emerging medical biotechnology company engaged in the discovery, research, development, manufacture, and licensing or marketing of novel drugs and diagnostics for human and animal healthcare. Founded in August 2000, as a Colorado corporation and headquartered in Castle Rock, Colorado, we leverage our proprietary knowledge and technology towards the development of novel patented or patentable products we believe have substantial market potential. Using our proprietary protein purifying methods and other proteomic technologies, we discovered several blood markers that appear to correlate with appendicitis in humans. We are currently engaged in the development and testing of our two first-generation blood-based human diagnostic tests designed to rapidly help screen or rule out appendicitis in patients complaining of abdominal pain. We are in the process of completing the appropriate requirements to file and secure a United States Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") 510(k) clearance for our initial screening technology, AppyScore, which in late 2007 demonstrated 98% sensitivity in a 471 patient multi-hospital study.

StealthGas, Inc.[GASS] - March 26, 2008
Harry N. Vafias, President and CEO
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Harry N. Vafias
Harry N. Vafias has been our President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of our Board of Directors since our inception in December 2004. Mr. Vafias has been actively involved in the tanker and gas shipping industry since 1999. He has worked at Seascope, a leading ship brokering firm specializing in sale and purchase of vessels and chartering of oil tankers. Mr. Vafias also worked at Braemar, a leading ship brokering firm, where he gained extensive experience in tanker and dry cargo chartering. Seascope and Braemar merged in 2001 to form Braemar Seascope Group plc, a public company quoted on the London Stock Exchange and one of the world's largest ship brokering and shipping service groups. From 2000 until 2004, he worked at Brave Maritime and Stealth Maritime, companies providing comprehensive ship management services, where Mr. Vafias headed the operations and chartering departments of Stealth Maritime and served as manager for the sale and purchase departments of both Brave Maritime and Stealth Maritime. Mr. Vafias graduated from City University Business School in the City of London in 1999 with a B.A. in Management Science and from Metropolitan University in 2000 with a Masters degree in Shipping, Trade and Transport.

StealthGas, Inc.
StealthGas Inc is a provider of international seaborne transportation services to LPG producers and users. Our vessels carry various petroleum and petrochemical gas products in liquefied form, including propane, butane, butadiene, isopropane, propylene and vinyl chloride monomer, which are all byproducts of the production of oil and natural gas. These products are transported in liquefied form in order to reduce their volume and to facilitate their handling.

Rubicon Technology, Inc.[RBCN] - March 13, 2008
Raja M. Parvez, President and CEO
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Raja M. Parvez
Raja M. Parvez has served as our president and chief executive officer since January 2006 and as a member of our board of directors since August 2006. Prior to joining us, Mr. Parvez served as chief operating officer, chief manufacturing officer and vice president at CyOptics, Inc., a designer, developer and marketer of indium phosphide optical chips and components for access, metro and long-haul communications systems from July 2001 through December 2005. From July 2000 to July 2001, Mr. Parvez was president and vice president of manufacturing at Optigain, Inc. a subsidiary of FiTel Technologies, a designer and manufacturer of amplifiers for communications systems. From 1984 to 2000, he was at Lucent Technologies, where he served as distinguished and consulting member of the technical staff. His focus was on operational excellence for Lucent-Optoelectronics products, including indium phosphide and lithium niobate components. Mr. Parvez holds a BS in mechanical engineering from the University of Peshawar, an MS in industrial engineering and an MS in management, each from Polytechnic University in New York.

Rubicon Technology, Inc.
Rubicon Technology, Inc. is an advanced electronic materials provider that is engaged in developing, manufacturing and selling monocrystalline sapphire and other crystalline products for light-emitting diodes (LEDs), radio frequency integrated circuits (RFICs), blue laser diodes, optoelectronics and other optical applications. The Company applies its proprietary crystal growth technology to produce very high-quality sapphire in a form that allows for volume production of various sizes and orientations of substrates and windows. Rubicon is a vertically-integrated manufacturer with capabilities in crystal growth, high precision core drilling, wafer slicing, surface lapping, large-diameter polishing and wafer cleaning processes, which the Company employs to convert the bulk crystal into products with the quality and precision specified by its customers. The Company is actively developing larger diameter products to support next-generation LED, RFIC and optical window applications.

Elbit Systems Ltd.[ESLT] - March 12, 2008
Joseph Ackerman, President and CEO
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Joseph Ackerman
Joseph Ackerman has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Elbit Systems Ltd. since 1996. He serves as chairman or a director on the boards of many of the companies in the Elbit Systems Group. Mr. Ackerman joined Elbit Ltd. in 1982 and held various management positions, including Senior Vice President and General Manager - Elbit Defense Systems Division, General Manager - EFW Inc., Senior Vice President - Operations Group; and Vice President - Advanced Battlefield Systems. Prior to joining Elbit Ltd. he owned and operated an agricultural business. Mr. Ackerman served as an officer in the Israel Air Force as a flight test engineer. He holds a bachelor of science degree in aeronautical engineering from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.

Elbit Systems Ltd.
Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international defense electronics company engaged in a wide range of defense-related programs throughout the world. The Company, which includes Elbit Systems and its subsidiaries, operates in the areas of aerospace, land and naval systems, command, control, communications, computers, intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance ("C4ISR"), unmanned air vehicle (UAV) systems, advanced electro-optics, electro-optic space systems, EW suites, airborne warning systems, ELINT systems, data links and military communications systems and radios. The Company also focuses on the upgrading of existing military platforms and developing new technologies for defense, homeland security and commercial aviation applications.

Threshold Pharmaceuticals[THLD] - February 13, 2008
Harold E. Selick, CEO
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Harold E. "Barry" Selick
Harold E. "Barry" Selick, Ph.D. joined Threshold as Chief Executive Officer in May 2003. Since June 2002, Dr. Selick has been a Venture Partner of Sofinnova Ventures, Inc., a venture capital firm. From January 1999 to April 2002, he was Chief Executive Officer of Camitro Corporation, a biotechnology company. From 1992 to 1999, he was at Affymax Research Institute, the drug discovery technology development center for Glaxo Wellcome plc, most recently as Vice President of Research. Prior to working at Affymax he held scientific positions at Protein Design Labs, Inc. and Anergen, Inc.. As a staff scientist at Protein Design Labs, he co-invented the technology underlying the creation of fully humanized antibody therapeutics and applied that to PDL's first product, Zenapax, which was developed and commercialized by Roche for treating kidney transplant rejection. Dr. Selick also serves on the Board of Directors of DiObex, Inc. and Catalyst Biosciences. Dr. Selick received his B.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania and was a Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Cancer Fund Fellow and an American Cancer Society Senior Fellow at the University of California, San Francisco.

Threshold Pharmaceuticals
Threshold is a biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of therapeutics based on Tumor Hypoxia, a powerful scientific platform that offers broad potential to treat most solid tumors. By selectively targeting tumor cells, we are building a pipeline of drugs that hold promise to be more effective and less toxic to healthy tissues than conventional drugs.

Huntington Bancshares, Inc.[HBAN] - January 30, 2008
Tom Hoaglin, Chairman, President and CEO
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Tom Hoaglin
Tom Hoaglin joined Huntington as President and Chief Executive Officer in February, 2001. He assumed the additional role of Chairman later that year. A banker for over 34 years, he worked for Bank One Corporation from 1973-99 and for AmSouth Bancorporation during 2000.

Born and raised in South Charleston, West Virginia, Mr. Hoaglin earned a bachelor's degree in economics with high honors from Denison University and a master's of business administration from Stanford University.

He serves as Chairman of the Columbus Downtown Development Corporation and Capitol South Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation, Chairman of the Columbus Chamber of Commerce and Chairman of OhioHealth. He is on the boards of The Columbus Partnership and CompeteColumbus. Hoaglin also serves as a trustee of Denison University, and a director of AEP, The Gorman-Rupp Company and The Jeffrey Company.

Mr. Hoaglin and his wife, Ann, have been married for 33 years and reside in Columbus.

Huntington Bancshares, Inc.
Huntington Bancshares Incorporated is a $55 billion regional bank holding company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. Huntington has more than 141 years of serving the financial needs of its customers. Huntington's banking subsidiary, The Huntington National Bank, provides innovative retail and commercial financial products and services through over 600 regional banking offices in Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Huntington also offers retail and commercial financial services online at huntington.com; through its technologically advanced, 24-hour telephone bank; and through its network of over 1,400 ATMs. Selected financial service activities are also conducted in other states including: Dealer Sales offices in Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee; Private Financial and Capital Markets Group offices in Florida; and Mortgage Banking offices in Maryland and New Jersey. Sky Insurance offers retail and commercial insurance agency services, through offices in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Indiana, and West Virginia. International banking services are available through the headquarters office in Columbus, a limited purpose office located in both the Cayman Islands and Hong Kong.

Biosante Pharmaceuticals, Inc.[BPAX] - January 17, 2008
Stephen M. Simes, Director, President and CEO
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Stephen M. Simes
Stephen M. Simes has served as our Vice Chairman, President and a director of our company since January 1998 and Chief Executive Officer since March 1998. From October 1994 to January 1997, Mr. Simes was President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Unimed Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (currently a wholly owned subsidiary of Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc.) a company with a product focus on infectious diseases, AIDS, endocrinology and oncology. From 1989 to 1993, Mr. Simes was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Gynex Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a company which concentrated on the AIDS, endocrinology, urology and growth disorders markets. In 1993, Gynex was acquired by Savient Pharmaceuticals Inc. (formerly Bio-Technology General Corp.), and from 1993 to 1994, Mr. Simes served as Senior Vice President and director of Savient Pharmaceuticals Inc. Mr. Simes' career in the pharmaceutical industry started in 1974 with G.D. Searle & Co. (now a part of Pfizer Inc.).

Biosante Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
BioSante is developing a pipeline of hormone therapy products to treat both men and women. These hormone therapy products are gel formulations for transdermal administration that deliver estradiol and testosterone. BioSante's lead products include LibiGel� (transdermal testosterone gel) in Phase III clinical development by BioSante for the treatment of female sexual dysfunction (FSD) and Elestrin (estradiol gel) developed through U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval by BioSante indicated for the treatment of moderate-to-severe vasomotor symptoms associated with menopause, marketed in the U.S. by Bradley Pharmaceuticals, Inc., BioSante's licensee. Also in development are Bio-T-Gel, a testosterone gel for male hypogonadism, and an oral contraceptive in Phase II clinical development using BioSante patented technology. The current market in the U.S. for estrogen and testosterone products is approximately $2.5 billion and for oral contraceptives approximately $3.0 billion. The company also is developing its calcium phosphate nanotechnology (CaP) for novel vaccines, drug delivery, and aesthetic medicine (BioLook). Additional information is available online at: www.biosantepharma.com.

ZipRealty[ZIPR] - December 21, 2007
Patrick Lashinsky, President and CEO
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Patrick Lashinsky
As the Chief Executive Officer and President, Pat Lashinsky serves on the Board of Directors and is responsible for the company vision, planning, and overall strategy in addition to day to day oversight of the company's overall operations and its growth and innovation initiatives. Mr. Lashinsky has previously served as President, Executive Vice President of Product Strategy and Development, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development, and as Vice President of Sales at ZipRealty.

Mr. Lashinsky has over 10 years marketing experience working with such household names as General Mills, Taco Bell, and Del Monte. While at General Mills, he was responsible for the creation and development of Go-Gurt Yogurt in addition to managing brands such as Pop Secret and Chex Mix.

Prior to joining ZipRealty, Mr. Lashinsky was the lead for new product development at Del Monte.

Mr. Lashinsky has taught marketing classes at Wharton School of Business and the Anderson School of Business at the University of California at Los Angeles. He has a Masters of Business in Marketing from the University of California at Los Angeles and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Economies from the University of California at Berkeley

ZipRealty
ZipRealty is a full-service residential real estate brokerage firm. The Company uses the Internet, proprietary technology and efficient business processes to provide home buyers and sellers with high-quality service and value. Founded in 1999, the Company currently operates in 33 major metropolitan areas in 18 states and the District of Columbia. The Company's client-centric business strategy utilizes a sophisticated Web site, which enables home buyers and sellers to access comprehensive local Multiple Listing Services home listings data and other relevant information. The Company also utilizes a proprietary business management technology platform, which reduces costs and allows the Company to pass on significant financial savings to consumers. This Internet-enabled, technology-driven, employee-based model provides the Company with a distinct competitive advantage, allowing ZipRealty to consistently deliver outstanding service to clients.

Dionex Corporation[DNEX] - December 7, 2007
Dr. Lukas Braunschweiler, President and CEO
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Dr. Lukas Braunschweiler
Dr. Lukas Braunschweiler joined Dionex Corporation as its President and Chief Executive Officer on August 5, 2002. Dr. Braunschweiler came to Dionex from Mettler-Toledo International, where he worked for eight years in various senior executive positions.

He earned a Ph.D. in physical chemistry and analytical instrumentation at the Swiss Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland.

Dionex is a leading developer and manufacturer of laboratory and process analytical systems and related products used to isolate, identify, and quantify the components of complex chemical mixtures.

Dionex Corporation
Dionex is a leading developer and manufacturer of laboratory and process analytical systems and related products used to isolate, identify, and quantify the components of complex chemical mixtures. Dionex products are used extensively in environmental analysis, and by the pharmaceutical, life sciences, biotechnology, chemical, petrochemical, power generation, food and beverage, and electronics industries. These products are used to meet analytical needs ranging from basic research to in-process quality control. Dionex customers include many of the largest industrial companies worldwide, as well as government agencies, research institutions, and universities.

The Dionex product line offers a broad range of analytical technologies to meet the needs of a growing number of customers. In the area of liquid chromatography, these technologies include ion chromatography (IC), classical high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), HPLC using polymeric flowpaths and capillary- and nano HPLC. In the area of sample preparation, these technologies include accelerated solvent extraction (ASE®). Dionex chromatography workstations provide reliable start-to-finish automation and multiple instrument control. An extensive and evolving line of columns, accessories, and other consumable products offers customers a range of choices to fill their needs.

Dionex is best known for pioneering IC, a powerful technique that separates ions, or charged molecules. Introduced in 1975, IC is now critically important in determining drinking water quality, environmental contaminants in waste-water, and on-line monitoring of raw materials and production processes in a variety of manufacturing facilities. Today, Dionex is the market leader in the $250 million ion analysis market.

Dionex provides a broad range of HPLC products in the HPLC market, which averages $2 billion. These HPLC products include classical stainless steel systems, HPLC systems for biomolecules using polymeric flowpaths, and capillary and nano HPLC systems for proteomics research. Innovative HPLC capabilities developed by Dionex for analyzing carbohydrates have proven valuable in the development of therapeutic agents for heart disease, AIDS, arthritis, and other medical conditions.

Dionex also develops and commercializes new technologies with demonstrated performance capabilities, such as ASE. ASE is extremely effective for extracting organic compounds from soils, polymers, processed foods, and other materials, and is faster, easier, and more economical than conventional methods.

Based in Sunnyvale, California, Dionex employs approximately 1,000 people worldwide and reported revenues of approximately $327 million for its 2007 fiscal year. Dionex shares trade on NASDAQ under the symbol DNEX.

Innospec Inc.[IOSP] - November 29, 2007
Paul Jennings, President and CEO
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Paul Jennings
Paul Jennings serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation, having been appointed to this position on June 23, 2005. Prior to this he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer having joined the Corporation in November 2002. Before joining the Corporation, Mr. Jennings served as Chief Financial Officer for Griffin LLC, a joint venture between Griffin Corporation and DuPont in the crop protection chemical industry based in the USA. From 1986 to 1999, Mr. Jennings held the positions of Chief Financial Officer and Vice President - Finance for various divisions and regions of Courtaulds plc working in Europe, USA and Singapore spanning the fiber, chemical, film and coating industries. Mr. Jennings was appointed as a non-executive director of Exide Technologies with effect from September 18, 2006.

Innospec Inc.
Innospec Inc. is an international specialty chemicals company with almost 1,000 employees in 23 countries. Innospec divides its operations into three distinct business areas: Fuel Specialties, Active Chemicals, and Octane Additives. Together, the three businesses manufacture and supply a wide range of specialty chemicals to markets in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific. Innospec's Fuel Specialties business specializes in manufacturing and supplying the fuel additives that help improve fuel efficiency, boost engine performance and reduce harmful emissions. Innospec's Active Chemicals business includes a range of companies that manufacture performance chemicals used in the manufacture of such items as personal care products, household detergents and crop protection chemicals as well as in the plastics, paper, metal plating and oil industries. Innospec's Octane Additives business is the world's only producer of tetra ethyl lead.

Pinnacle Gas Resources, Inc.[PINN] - November 21, 2007
Peter G. Schoonmaker, President, Director and CEO
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Peter G. Schoonmaker
Mr. Schoonmaker has served as Chief Executive Officer since inception in June 2003, and as President and a director since February 2006. Mr. Schoonmaker has over 16 years of experience in the acquisition, exploration and development of Coalbed methan properties as well as conventional oil and gas properties.

Pinnacle Gas Resources, Inc.
We are an independent energy company engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of domestic onshore natural gas reserves. We currently focus our efforts on the development of coalbed methan, or CBM, properties located in the Rooky Mountain region, and we are a substantial holder of CBM acreage in the Powder River Basin and also have accumulated an acreage position in the Green River Basin. We have assembled a large, predominantly undeveloped CBM leasehold position, which we believe positions us for significant long-term growth in production and proved reserves. In addition, we own over 94% of the rights to develop conventional and unconventional oil and gas in zones below our existing CBM reserves.

As of June 30, 2007, we owned natural gas and oil leasehold interests in approximately 480,000 gross (330,000 net) acres, approximately 92% of which are undeveloped. As of June 20, 2007, we had identified approximately 5,000 CBM drilling locations on our existing acreage, primarily on 80-acre well spacing, targeting an average of three coal seams per location. Based on our drilling results to date, analysis of core sample and third-party results in adjacent areas, we believe that our remaining undeveloed CBM acreage has substantial commercial potential.

Our management team has an average of over 20 years of experience in acquiring, developing and operating oil and gas properties, primarily in the Rocky Mountain region with expertise in CBM multizone completions. In addition, the development of our CBM properties is low risk and predictable with an attractive cost structure. Our shares began trading on May 15, 2007, on the NASDAQ exchange. We were formed in June 2003 and are based in Sheridan, Wyoming.

DRI Corporation[TBUS] - November 19, 2007
David L. Turney, Chairman, President, and CEO
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David L. Turney
David L. Turney, age 63, has been the Company's Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer since May 1998 and a Company director since May 1996. Mr. Turney was co-founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Robinson Turney International, Inc., which was merged into the Company in April 1998. A consulting firm, RTI engaged in business development, marketing services, advisory services, and merger, acquisition and financing assignments for selected clients. Until the merger, the Company was an RTI client; all RTI clients were in the transit and transportation equipment industries. From March 1994 to December 1995, Mr. Turney was also engaged in strategic planning and development consulting services for his former employer, Mark IV Industries, Inc., an NYSE� listed company prior to its acquisition by a private investor. Mr. Turney founded the Mark IV Transportation Products Group, a group of nine companies, subsidiaries and operating units serving transit and transportation markets worldwide, and served as its Group Executive from February 1991 to February 1994. From 1984 to 1991, Mr. Turney was President of the Luminator division of Gulton Industries, Inc., which became a wholly owned subsidiary of Mark IV in 1987. Prior to 1984, he served in various managerial and engineering capacities in four corporations spanning the telecommunications, industrial hard goods, consumer electronics and electromagnetic components industries. Mr. Turney is active in APTA. A former chair of APTA's Business Members' group, he presently serves on the APTA Business Members' Board of Governors, as well as other industry elected and appointed positions. Mr. Turney received his B.S. degree in industrial management from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, and he has participated in numerous postgraduate study courses in finance, mergers and acquisitions, public company administration, and operations.

DRI Corporation
DRI is a digital communications technology leader in the domestic and international public transportation and transit security markets. Our products include: TwinVision� and Mobitec� electronic destination sign systems, Talking Bus� voice announcement systems, Digital Recorders� Internet-based passenger information and automatic vehicle location/monitoring systems, and VacTell™ video actionable intelligence systems. Our products help increase the mobility, flow, safety, and security of people who rely upon transportation infrastructure around the globe. Using proprietary hardware and software applications, our products provide easy-to-understand, real-time information that assists users and operators of transit bus and rail vehicles in locating, identifying, boarding, tracking, scheduling, and managing those vehicles. Our products also aid transit vehicle operators in their quest to increase ridership and reduce fuel consumption, as well as to identify and mitigate security risks on transit vehicles. Positioned not only to serve and address mobility, energy conservation, and environmental concerns, our products also serve the growing U.S. Homeland Security market. For more information about the Company and its operations worldwide, go to www.digrec.com.

Silicon Image, Inc.[SIMG] - November 12, 2007
Steve Tirado, President and CEO
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Steve Tirado
Since joining Silicon Image in 1999, he has served in a number of capacities, most recently as president of the storage division, and earlier as chief operating officer and executive vice president of marketing and business development. Tirado hails from Sun Microsystems, where he served as vice president of marketing for the Thin Client Products Group, with responsibility for driving the marketing and sales development efforts required to establish Sun's thin client product family and associated server software in the marketplace. During his 13-year tenure at Sun, Tirado held senior positions in both sales and marketing, including director of product marketing for Volume Desktops, general manager of Sun Mexico, regional manager of sales for Latin America and product line manager for SPARCstation Desktop Products. Tirado received a master's degree in business administration from the University of California at Berkeley, a masters of social work degree in community organization management and planning from Boston University and a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of California at Santa Barbara.

Silicon Image, Inc.
Headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., Silicon Image, Inc. is a leader in the secure distribution, presentation and storage of high-definition content. Silicon Image offers robust, high-bandwidth semiconductors in the global PC/display, consumer electronics and storage arenas based on its innovative digital interconnect technology.

Silicon Image creates and drives industry standards for digital content delivery such as Digital Visual Interface (DVI), High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI), and Serial ATA (SATA), leveraging strategic partnerships with global leaders in consumer electronics and personal computing.

Silicon Image's strategy entails establishing industry-standard, high-speed digital interfaces and building market momentum and leadership through its first-to-market, standards-based integrated circuit (IC) products. The company broadens market adoption of the DVI, HDMI, and SATA interfaces by licensing its proven intellectual property (IP) cores to companies providing advanced system-on-a-chip (SoC) solutions that incorporate these interfaces. Silicon Image has become one of the top 10 semiconductor IP licensing vendors in the world, according to Gartner Inc.

State Bancorp, Inc.[STBC] - November 7, 2007
Thomas M. O'Brien, President and CEO
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Thomas M. O'Brien
Thomas M. O'Brien is President and Chief Executive Officer of State Bank of Long Island. Prior to joining State Bank, Mr. O'Brien, was President and Chief Executive Officer of Atlantic Bank of New York when it was acquired by New York Community Bancorp in 2006.

Mr. O'Brien began his banking career in 1977 at North Side Savings Bank. He was appointed CEO in 1984 at age 33. In 1986, he led North Side's initial public offering, among the first savings banks to go public in New York State. Mr. O'Brien joined North Fork Bancorporation as Vice Chairman and a member of the Board of Directors in 1996 in conjunction with North Fork's acquisition of North Side. In 2000, he joined Atlantic Bank of New York as President and CEO and a member of the Board of Directors.

Among Mr. O'Brien's current affiliations are: Chairman of the New York State Bankers Association, Independent Trustee for Prudential Insurance Company's $65 billion mutual fund complex, Trustee for Catholic Healthcare System of New York and Catholic Healthcare Foundation, Inc., and Trustee for Niagara University. He has previously served as Trustee of Molloy College where he was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws, member of the National Advisory Board of Fannie Mae, and Advisory Board member for Neighborhood Housing Services of New York.

Mr. O'Brien holds a B.A. from Niagara University, an M.B.A. from Iona College and has completed the Executive School of Banking at Fairfield University.

State Bancorp, Inc.
State Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: STBC), is the holding company for State Bank of Long Island, the largest independent commercial bank headquartered on Long Island. In addition to its sixteen branch locations throughout Nassau, Suffolk and Queens Counties, the Bank owns Jericho, N.Y.-based Studebaker-Worthington Leasing Corp., a nationwide provider of business equipment leasing. The Bank also maintains a lending facility in Jericho. State Bank has built a reputation for providing high-quality personal service to meet the needs of commercial, small business, municipal and consumer markets throughout Long Island and Queens. The Company maintains a web site at www.statebankofli.com with corporate, investor and branch banking information.

Aftermarket Technology Corp.[ATAC] - October 30, 2007
Donald (Don) T. Johnson, Chairman, President and CEO
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Donald (Don) T. Johnson
Mr. Johnson joined Aftermarket Technology Corp. (ATAC) in January 2004. Prior to joining ATAC, Mr. Johnson was Global Director, Parts, Supply and Logistics of Ford Motor Company.

During his career at Ford, Mr. Johnson was responsible for vision, mission, and strategy development for improvement and execution of all aspects of the global service parts supply chain performance. He was also responsible for the associated budgets for Ford, Lincoln, Mercury, Land Rover, and Jaguar brands. Annually, Mr. Johnson managed $6.0 billion in cost, $1.0 billion in inventory, 7,500 employees, and 60 facilities delivering 160 million orders to 15,000 dealers. During 1999-2003, Mr. Johnson launched a comprehensive "lean/improvement" strategy resulting in recognition for Ford as "Best In Class" in the service parts industry for order fulfillment, asset utilization, inventory turns, cost performance, new model launch support, and order-to-delivery performance to dealers. Mr. Johnson annually reduced costs $80-$100 million, reduced inventory by $400 million, annually improved productivity by 7%-10%, and oversaw a 30% reduction in personnel.

Prior to Ford, Mr. Johnson held executive positions at Caterpillar, Inc. spanning a 26-year career including: Vice President - Logistics Services, Strategic Development Manager, Technology Manager, Inventory Systems Manager, Distribution Research Consultant, and Inventory Planning Manager. In his most senior position at as Vice President, Caterpillar Logistics, Mr. Johnson was a member of the administrative management team overseeing profitable grow at a 20%-25% annual rate. He successfully managed his team to reduce costs 5%-20% while improving end-customer satisfaction 10%-30% for clients.

In his first year with ATAC, Mr. Johnson grew revenue 12%. Mr. Johnson holds a BA in Management from the University of Illinois with an Associates Degree in IT. Mr. Johnson is a member of ATAC's Board of Directors.

Aftermarket Technology Corp.
Aftermarket Technology Corp.(ATC) provides outsourced engineered solutions and supply chain logistics services to the light and medium/heavy duty vehicle aftermarket and consumer electronics industries.

Blue Coat Systems[BCSI] - October 12, 2007
Brian NeSmith, President, Chief Executive Officer
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Brian NeSmith
Brian NeSmith is a 1984 graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, holding a Bachelors Degree in electrical engineering. In 1993, NeSmith co-founded Newbridge Networks' Local Area Networking business, VIVID, and served as the unit's first general manager. Under NeSmith'/s direction, VIVID developed and executed Newbridge's product strategy for Layer 3 Switched Routing products. In 1995, NeSmith co-founded and was CEO of Ipsilon Networks, the pioneer of IP Switching technology. In 1997, Ipsilon was acquired by Nokia, where the Ipsilon products became the basis for the market-leading Nokia firewall appliance. NeSmith served as general manager of the Nokia firewall appliance division. That business has grown to a $500M annual revenue. In March 1999, NeSmith was appointed President and CEO of then privately-held CacheFlow. NeSmith took the company public in November 1999, and has led the company on a strategic evolution to Blue Coat Systems, profitability and the number one proxy appliance position worldwide.

Throughout his career, NeSmith has been a prominent figure in the IT industry, regularly speaking at industry events including Networld+Interop, Supercomm, InternetWorld and Technologic Partners' Network Outlook. NeSmith has also has written for publications such as Network World, Data Communications, and InternetWeek. NeSmith is a frequent guest on network television programs such as CNBC, CNN, and Bloomberg.

Today, NeSmith leads Blue Coat Systems in its mission to provide organizations with total visibility and control of all Web communications.

Blue Coat Systems
Blue Coat secures Web communications and accelerates business applications across the distributed enterprise. Blue Coat's family of appliances and client-based solutions - deployed in branch offices, Internet gateways, end points, and data centers - provides intelligent points of policy-based control enabling IT organizations to optimize security and accelerate performance between users and applications. Blue Coat has installed more than 40,000 appliances worldwide. Blue Coat is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation[SSCC] - October 11, 2007
Patrick J. Moore, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer
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Patrick J. Moore
Patrick J. Moore is chairman and chief executive officer of Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation. He has held the company's top executive post since January 2002.

Smurfit-Stone was formed in November 1998 by the merger of Jefferson Smurfit Corporation and Stone Container. Moore joined the former Jefferson Smurfit Corporation in 1987 as assistant treasurer. He held positions of increasing responsibility, including treasurer, vice president and general manager of the company's industrial packaging division, and chief financial officer before being named Smurfit-Stone president and CEO in January 2002. He was elected chairman of the board in May 2003.

Prior to joining the company, Moore served 12 years at Continental Bank in Chicago in various corporate lending, international banking, and administrative positions.

Moore is the lead independent director on the Archer Daniels Midland board, and also serves on the boards of American Forest & Paper Association, JP Morgan's National Advisory Board, International Corrugated Case Association, Sustainable Forestry Initiative, Metropolitan YMCA of St. Louis, Boys Hope/Girls Hope, and Big Shoulders (Chicago). He serves on the Washington University John M. Olin School of Business National Council and participates in numerous associations including Civic Progress (St. Louis) and The Commercial Club of Chicago.

He earned a BS degree in business administration from DePaul University, with a concentration in finance. He lives in St. Louis with his wife Beth and three children.

Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation
Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation (NASDAQ: SSCC) is reshaping the world of packaging to drive profitable growth for our business and our customers' businesses by delivering the strongest price-value equation in the marketplace. Smurfit-Stone is the industry's leading integrated manufacturer of paperboard and paper-based packaging products and services, is a leading producer of kraft paper packaging, bleached paperboard, and point-of-purchase displays. Smurfit-Stone is one of the world's largest paper recyclers, a key raw material for its products.

Smurfit-Stone continues to identify developing retail trends, creating innovative packaging concepts and speeding them to market. In the process, Smurfit-Stone is changing customer perceptions of what packaging can do and what the company can deliver. Smurfit-Stone is the only company in the industry to manufacture more than 70 custom, proprietary and standard machines, offering our customers turn-key installation, automation, line integration and packaging solutions.

The company is a member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development and the Chicago Climate Exchange. Smurfit-Stone has led the industry in safety every year since 2001, operates approximately 170 facilities in the United States, Canada and Mexico, and employs approximately 22,000 people.

DemandTec, Inc.[DMAN] - October 11, 2007
Patrick J. Moore, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer
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Dan Fishback, President, Chief Executive Officer
Dan is President & CEO of DemandTec, Inc., a leading provider of Consumer Demand Management software. Under his leadership and vision, DemandTec has brought together three distinct disciplines - advanced econometrics, large-scale data processing, and Software-as-a-Service, in order to help retailers and consumer products manufacturers define merchandising and marketing strategies based on a scientific understanding of consumer behavior. Dan brings over 20 years of experience growing technology companies in dynamic markets, serving in senior executive positions at Ariba, Trading Dynamics, and Hyperion Solutions. Dan holds a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Minnesota.

DemandTec, Inc.
DemandTec's suite of on-demand applications empowers retailers and consumer products companies to optimize pricing, promotion, and other strategic decisions in order to achieve their revenue, profitability and sales volume objectives. DemandTec customers include leading retailers such as Advance Auto Parts, Best Buy, Circle K Stores, Delhaize America, Giant-Carlisle, H-E-B Grocery Co., Monoprix and Safeway, as well as more than 100 consumer products companies. For more information, please visit www.demandtec.com.

Syntel[SYNT] - September 28, 2007
Bharat Desai, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer
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Bharat Desai
Bharat Desai is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Syntel (NASDAQ: SYNT), a global provider of integrated Information Technology and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) solutions.

Bharat co-founded Syntel in 1980 and today, it is a "Partner of Choice" to some of the world's best known brands. Syntel currently employs more than 9,200 people globally and has a market capitalization in excess of $1.6 billion.

Syntel
Syntel (NASDAQ: SYNT) is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) solutions. The Company's mission is to create new opportunities for its clients by harnessing the passion, talent and innovation of Syntel employees worldwide. It leverages dedicated vertical and service Centers of Excellence along with its flexible Global Delivery Model to deliver solutions that drive innovation, improve quality and reduce costs for Global 2000 customers in the Financial Services, Insurance, Health Care, Telecom, Retail, Aerospace, Manufacturing, and Automotive industries . Recognized by customers to be "Small enough to listen, Big enough to deliver." for its responsiveness and ability to build collaborative partnerships, the Company is known for solutions that deliver sustainable business advantage. Recently named to The Black Book of Outsourcing's "50 Best Managed Global Outsourcing Vendors" list, Syntel has more than 9,200 employees worldwide, is assessed at Level 5 of the SEI's CMMI, BS 7799-2:2002 as well as ISO 9001:2000 certified. To learn more, visit us at www.syntelinc.com.

Columbia Banking System, Inc.[COLB] - September 10, 2007
Melanie J. Dressel, Chief Operating Officer, President
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Melanie J. Dressel
Melanie J. Dressel was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Columbia Bank, the sole commercial banking subsidiary of Columbia Banking System, Inc. in January 2000, and has served as CEO of Columbia Banking System, Inc. (COLB) since February of 2003. Columbia Banking System, Inc. is the holding company for Columbia State Bank, headquartered in Tacoma, Washington, and Bank of Astoria, headquartered in Astoria, Oregon.

Dressel joined Columbia Bank in 1993, at the beginning of the Company's major expansion into Tacoma/Pierce County, as senior vice president of private banking. In May 1997, Dressel was promoted to executive vice president of retail banking where she directed the operations, investments, private banking and marketing/communications divisions of Columbia Bank, as well as the branch network.

Prior to Columbia, Dressel directed the private banking division of Puget Sound Bank. Between 1974 and 1988, she held various positions with the Bank of California.

Ms. Dressel is a graduate of the University of Washington with a degree in Political Science. She is a member on the Boards of Executive Council for a Greater Tacoma (CoChair), Washington Bankers Association (past Chair), Washington State Economic Development Commission (Chair), Washington Roundtable, the ArtsFund and the Washington State Historical Society (Treasurer). She also serves on the Government Relations Council for the American Bankers Association. She recently served as Board member of Foss Waterway Development Authority and Bellarmine Preparatory School. She further served as Chair of the Boards of Mary Bridge Childrens Foundation and Tacoma/Pierce County Chamber of Commerce. She serves on numerous committees in relation to those organizations. She was the 2003 Campaign Chair for United Way of Pierce County, and the 2006 Campaign Chair for the Go Red for Women Committee of the American Heart Association. In 2006 she was named one of the 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking by U. S. Banker Magazine for the 3rd consecutive year. Dressel's past volunteer activities include serving on the board and executive committees for the Tacoma Art Museum, United Way of Pierce County and past president of the Tacoma Club.

American Capital
Columbia Banking System, Inc. is a 53-branch Tacoma-based bank holding company whose wholly owned banking subsidiaries are Columbia Bank and Bank of Astoria. Columbia Bank is a Washington state-chartered full-service commercial bank. With the July 23, 2007 completion of the acquisitions of Mountain Bank Holding Company and Town Center Bancorp, Columbia Bank has 48 banking offices in Pierce, King, Cowlitz, Kitsap and Thurston counties in Washington State, and Clackamas and Multnomah counties in Oregon. Included in Columbia Bank are former branches of Mt. Rainier National Bank, doing business as Mt. Rainier Bank, with 7 branches in King and Pierce counties. Bank of Astoria, a federally insured commercial bank headquartered in Astoria, Oregon, operates four branches in Clatsop County: Astoria, Warrenton, Seaside and Cannon Beach; and one branch in Manzanita in Tillamook County. More information about Columbia can be found on its website at www.columbiabank.com.

American Capital[ACAS] - August 29, 2007
Malon Wilkus, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President
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Malon Wilkus
Malon Wilkus is the founder of American Capital and has been the Chief Executive Officer and President since the company's inception in 1986; he is also the Chairman of the company. He is a recognized leader in implementing and financing management and employee buyouts of subsidiaries, divisions and product lines of major corporations. Mr. Wilkus has been a frequent speaker and has published a number of articles on the subject.

Mr. Wilkus was past chairman of the National Center for Employee Ownership and was a member of the Board of Governors of the ESOP Association. He has served on the board of over a dozen middle market companies in a variety of industries.

During 1986, Mr. Wilkus also served as President of Working Assets, a mutual fund with assets in excess of $100 million. From 1982 until the beginning of 1986, Mr. Wilkus was Vice President and Director of Marketing of Calvert Securities Corporation, a $2 billion investment management company. As Director of Marketing, Mr. Wilkus was responsible for distribution and development of eleven different mutual funds.

American Capital
American Capital is the only alternative asset management company that is a member of the S&P 500. With $17 billion in assets under management(1), including its investments in externally managed funds, American Capital is the largest U.S. publicly traded private equity fund and one of the largest publicly traded alternative asset managers. American Capital, both directly and through its global asset management business, is an investor in management and employee buyouts, private equity buyouts, and early stage and mature private and public companies. American Capital provides senior debt, mezzanine debt and equity to fund growth, acquisitions, recapitalizations and securitizations. American Capital and its affiliates invest from $5 million to $800 million per company in North America and �5 million to �500 million per company in Europe.

Kendle International Inc.[KNDL] - August 22, 2007
Candace Kendle, PharmD, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer
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Candace Kendle
As Chairman and CEO, Candace Kendle, PharmD, has provided the overall vision and strategy to grow Kendle into a leading, global CRO. Under her leadership, Kendle has become the fourth-largest provider of Phase II-IV development services worldwide with more than 3,000 associates and operations across North America, Europe, Asia/Pacific, Latin America and Africa.

In the thriving and increasingly competitive e-clinical trials marketplace, Dr. Kendle's focus has been on positioning the company to compete at the highest level for large global clinical development programs. In support of this goal, she led Kendle through a strategic transformation in 2006 with the acquisition of the Phase II-IV Clinical Services business of Charles River Laboratories, increasing the company's size by 50 percent and strengthening its position in the CRO industry.

Dr. Kendle is a founding member and Immediate Past Chair (2006) of the Association of Clinical Research Organizations (ACRO), which fosters continued advancement of medical product development and expedites the introduction of new medicines and new treatments to improve health and save lives.

Dr. Kendle is a member of the Harvard Business School Alumni Association Board and a member of the Committee of 200, an organization of preeminent women entrepreneurs and corporate leaders. Dr. Kendle also serves as a director of the H.J. Heinz Company.

Prior to founding the company, Dr. Kendle held senior faculty positions in the pharmaceutical programs of several leading institutions. More recently, she played a key role in the development of the master of science program in global drug development at the University of Cincinnati.

Kendle International Inc.
Kendle International Inc. (NASDAQ: KNDL) is among the world's leading global clinical research organizations and is the fourth-largest provider of Phase II-IV clinical development services worldwide. We deliver innovative and robust clinical development solutions - from first-in-human studies through market launch and surveillance - to help the world's biopharmaceutical companies maximize product life cycles and grow market share.

Our global clinical development business is focused on five regions - North America, Europe, Asia/Pacific, Latin America and Africa - to meet customer needs. With the expertise of our more than 3,000 associates worldwide, Kendle has conducted clinical trials and provided regulatory and pharmacovigilance services in more than 80 countries.

Transition Therapeutics [TTHI] - August 20, 2007
Tony Cruz, Chief Executive Officer
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Tony Cruz
Dr. Cruz is one of the founders of Transition Therapeutics and has held the position of Chief Executive Officer of Transition Therapeutics since its inception in July 1998. Dr. Cruz was a Co-Founder, Vice-President and Director at Angiotech Pharmaceuticals Inc. Dr. Cruz has been a Senior Scientist at Mount Sinai Hospital since 1995 and was the CEO and President of the Canadian Arthritis Network until 2001. He has also served as a consultant for biotechnology companies and investment firms.

Transition Therapeutics
Transition is a biopharmaceutical company, developing novel therapeutics for disease indications with large markets. Transition's lead products include AZD-103/ELND005 for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease and regenerative therapies E1-I.N.T.™ and GLP1-I.N.T.™ for the treatment of diabetes. Transition has an emerging pipeline of preclinical drug candidates developed using its proprietary drug discovery engine. Transition's shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "TTH". For additional information about the company, please visit www.transitiontherapeutics.com.

InnerWorkings, Inc.[INWK] - August 17, 2007
Steven E. Zuccarini, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
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Steven E. Zuccarini
Steven E. Zuccarini is President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of InnerWorkings, Inc. (NASDAQ:INWK). Mr. Zuccarini is at the helm of a leading provider of outsourced print procurement solutions to corporate clients. Under his leadership, the company went public in August 2006 raising $110 million and is focused on satisfying the enterprise print needs of the Fortune 1000.

Mr. Zuccarini joined InnerWorkings in November 2004 from R.R. Donnelley, one of the world's largest full-service printing companies, where he served in various senior executive positions of escalating responsibility for 25 years. His most recent position was President of Global Solutions. Prior to that, he served as President of the Catalog and Retail Solutions business unit.

Mr. Zuccarini joined R.R. Donnelley in 1979 after earning his bachelors in science degree from Northwestern University.

Mr. Zuccarini serves on the board of directors of the Chicago Youth Centers and the Direct Marketing Education Foundation.

InnerWorkings, Inc.
InnerWorkings, Inc. (NASDAQ:INWK) is a leading provider of outsourced print procurement solutions to corporate clients. With proprietary technology, an extensive supplier network and domain expertise, the company procures, manages and delivers printed products as part of a comprehensive outsourced enterprise solution. Based in Chicago with locations throughout the United States, InnerWorkings procures printed products for clients across a wide range of industries, such as advertising, consumer products, publishing and retail. For more information on InnerWorkings, visit: www.iwprint.com.

Linn Energy, LLC[LINE] - August 9, 2007
Michael C. Linn, Chairman, President, Chief Executive Officer
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Michael C. Linn
Michael C. Linn is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Linn Energy, LLC (Nasdaq: LINE), a publicly traded partnership focused on the acquisition and development of oil and gas properties, which he founded in March 2003. Linn Energy currently operates in the Appalachian Basin, Panhandle of Texas, Los Angeles Basin in California and Sooner Trend in Oklahoma.

Mr. Linn currently serves as Chairman of the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA), the largest national trade association of independent oil and gas producers. In addition, he is a member of the Natural Gas Council and the National Petroleum Council and sits on the board of the Natural Gas Supply Association. Mr. Linn was recently inducted into the 25 Year Club of the petroleum industry. Mr. Linn regularly appears on behalf of the oil and gas industry before state and federal agencies, such as the Department of Energy, Department of the Treasury, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the Environmental Protection Agency. He has testified on behalf of the oil and gas industry before the various committees and subcommittees of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. He is regularly quoted and has published various articles for oil and gas trade publications and newspapers. In addition, he is frequently a guest on radio and television programs representing the oil and gas industry.

Mr. Linn is a former President of the Independent Oil and Gas Association of New York, Independent Oil and Gas Association of Pennsylvania and Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia. Mr. Linn was President of Allegheny Interests, Inc., a private oil and gas investment company, from 2000 to 2003. Previously, Mr. Linn was President and Chief Executive Officer of Meridian Exploration Corporation, a private oil and gas company which operated in both the Appalachian and Permian Basins, until its sale in 1999.

Mr. Linn graduated cum laude from Villanova University in 1974 with a BA in Political Science. Subsequent to completing his undergraduate degree, Mr. Linn entered the University of Baltimore School of Law and graduated cum laude in 1977. Following graduation, Mr. Linn went on to practice law for the law firm of Ecker, Ecker, Zofer and Rome until 1980, when he joined Meridian Exploration as General Counsel.

Linn Energy, LLC
Linn Energy, LLC is an independent oil and gas company focused on the development and acquisition of long-lived properties which complement its asset profile in producing basins within the United States.

Atlantic Southern Financial Group, Inc.[ASFN] - August 7, 2007
Mark A. Stevens, President, Chief Executive Officer
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Mark A. Stevens
1974 Graduate of Mercer University, Graduate of Banking School of the South at Louisiana State University, Graduate of University of Oklahoma Commercial Lending School

President, and CEO of Atlantic Southern Bank; Former President and CEO of Colonial Bank's central Georgia region. A Macon native, Mark is married to Deborah Waters Stevens. They have two daughters Molly Stevens and Monica Stevens Kirby. Mark and Deborah attend Mabel White Baptist Church. Mark is on the Board of Directors of the Cherry Blossom Festival, The Museum of Aviation at Robins Air Force Base, the Business School of Georgia College and State University, The Grand Opera House, Chairman, Keep Macon Bibb Beautiful Commission and the WPGA Community Board. Mr. Stevens also serves on the Board of Directors of Nexity Bank in Birmingham, Al.

Atlantic Southern Financial Group, Inc.
About Atlantic Southern Financial Group, Inc. and Atlantic Southern Bank

With headquarters in Macon, Georgia, Atlantic Southern Financial Group, Inc., operates eight banking locations in the middle Georgia markets of Macon and Warner Robins and six locations in the coastal markets of Savannah, Darien, Brunswick and St. Simons Island, Georgia and a loan production office in Valdosta, Georgia. The Company specializes in commercial real estate and small business lending.

Shore Financial Corporation[SHBK] - August 7, 2007
Scott C. Harvard, President, Chief Executive Officer
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Scott C. Harvard
Scott C. Harvard is president and chief executive officer of Shore Financial Corporation, a publicly traded bank holding company with headquarters in Onley, Virginia. He has served as president and chief executive officer of its subsidiary, Shore Bank, since 1985. Mr. Harvard has served for five years on the board of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta and currently serves as its Chairman. Harvard has been actively involved with the Virginia Bankers Association, having served on the board and as the Chairman of it's for profit subsidiary. Mr. Harvard currently serves as Chairman of the Shore Memorial Hospital Endowment Board, Chairman of the board of trustees of Broadwater Academy, an independent school serving the eastern shore of Virginia, and on the board of the Virginia Association of Community Banks.

As a community banker, Harvard has committed his time and energy to improving the quality of life in the communities he serves. Involvement has included founding a local united way agency and a local crime solvers agency, leading the local chamber of commerce, participating on the board of the local rural health organization and promoting the eastern shore of Virginia across the commonwealth.

Shore Financial Corporation
Shore Financial Corporation (the "Company") is a Virginia corporation organized in September 1997 by Shore Bank (the "Bank") for the purpose of becoming a unitary holding company of the Bank. The Bank is a Virginia chartered Federal Reserve member commercial bank that began business in 1961. The Company and the Bank are headquartered in Onley, Virginia.

The Bank operates out of a 19,000 square foot headquarters and operations facility and delivers its banking services through seven full-service banking centers and two investment offices located on the Eastern Shore of Virginia and Maryland, including the counties of Accomack and Northampton in Virginia and Salisbury/Wicomico County area in Maryland. The Bank has a 24.1% market share of the banking deposits in the Accomack and Northampton Counties in Virginia and 3.2% of the market share in Wicomico County Maryland. At June 30, 2007, the Company had consolidated assets of $263.5 million, Bank deposits of $203.8 million and stockholders' equity of $26.7 million. Ninety-eight dedicated employees staff the Company's facilities.

Superior Offshore International, Inc.[DEEP] - July 5, 2007
James J. Mermis, Chief Executive Officer
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James J. Mermis
James J. Mermis has been the Chief Executive Officer since August 2006. Mr. Mermis was the President from February 2006 to August 2006 and the Vice President of Operations from March 2005 to January 2006. From June 2000 until February 2005, Mr. Mermis served s General Manager of Business Development at Torch Offshore, Inc., an offshore energy services company. From 1997 until 2000, Mr. Mermis worked at Stolt Comex Seaway Inc., an offshore energy services company as Operations Manager and Senior Project Manager. Prior to that time, Mr. Mermis served in a variety of capacities at Subsea International Inc., an ofshore energy services company. Mr Mermis has over 30 years of experience in the domestic and international energy services industry. Mr. Mermis has a degree in Marine Technology and a Masters of Business Administration from Tulane University.

Superior Offshore International, Inc.
Superior Offshore International, Inc., (NASDAQ: DEEP) provides subsea construction, commercial diving and fabricationservices to the oil and gas industry. Superior Offshore's subsea services span the life-cycle of the pipeline and production infrastructure, including installation, inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR), upgrading and decommissioning. Superior performs its services in both surface and saturation diving modes in water depths of up to 1,000 feet, primarily in the US Gulf but with an expanding footprint in Latin America, Africa and the Arabian Gulf. Superior Offshore completed its IPO on April 25, 2007.

Bionovo[BNVI] - June 25, 2007
Isaac Cohen, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer
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Isaac Cohen
Isaac Cohen, O.M.D., L.Ac., Chairman, Chief Executive Officer. Isaac Cohen is a Guest Scientist at the University of California, San Francisco and he has been involved with the UCSF Cancer Research Center and UCSF Center for Reproductive Endocrinology for the past ten years. He is one of the founding members of the University of California, San Francisco Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center Complementary and Alternative Medicine Research Program. He is a co-investigator on numerous basic and clinical grants and has assembled teams of scientists from four different universities to work on his projects. Dr. Cohen is an international leader in the study and application of natural products for cancer and women's health. Dr. Cohen graduated from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego and he completed his doctorate degree at the Postgraduate Institute of Oriental Medicine in Hong Kong, China. His expertise is in translational science, and working from the bench to the clinic, he has developed a number of products for clinical testing that have been awarded an FDA IND, as well as a pipeline of over 50 candidate drugs. Dr. Cohen is a Co-Founder of Bionovo.

Bionovo
Bionovo is a drug development company focusing on the discovery of novel pharmaceutical agents for cancer and women's health. The company has two drugs in clinical testing. MF101 has completed Phase 2 for quality of life conditions associated with menopause, and BZL101 is in Phase 1/2 for the treatment of advanced breast cancer. The company has an additional pipeline of drugs in development for breast cancer, pancreatic cancer and other menopausal symptoms. The company is developing its products in close collaboration with leading U.S. academic research centers including: University of California, San Francisco, University of California, Davis, and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. For further information please visit: http://www.bionovo.com .

United Stationers Inc.[USTR] - June 22, 2007
Richard W. Gochnauer, President and Chief Executive Officer
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Richard W. Gochnauer
Richard W. Gochnauer joined United Stationers as Chief Operating Officer and a Director in July 2002. In December 2002, Mr. Gochnauer was named the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer. United Stationers, with headquarters in Deerfield, Illinois, is North America's largest broad line wholesale distributor of office and business products. With sales of $4.5 billion, the Company offers some 46,000 brand-name items from more than 550 manufacturers, as well as its own private-brand merchandise line.

From 1994 until he joined United, Mr. Gochnauer held the positions of Vice Chairman and President, International, and President and Chief Operating Officer of Golden State Foods (GSF), a privately held food company that manufactures and distributes food and paper products for McDonald's Corporation and other customers in 55 countries. At the time Mr. Gochnauer left GSF, it had total revenues of $2.2 billion.

Prior to GSF, Mr. Gochnauer served as Executive Vice President of the Dial Corporation where he was responsible for their Household Consumer Products businesses, which included over 75 brands and eight manufacturing facilities. Mr. Gochnauer also served as President of the Stella Cheese Company, a division of Universal Foods, and as President of the international division of Schreiber Foods, Inc. Mr. Gochnauer earned a Masters degree in Business Administration from Harvard Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University.

Mr. Gochnauer is a member of the board of Fieldstone Communities, a large regional homebuilder, and Golden State Foods. He has served on numerous nonprofit boards including the Saint Joseph Ballet, Orangewood Children's Foundation, Rising Tide Transitional Housing, the Foundation for Christian Fellowship and the Green Bay, Milwaukee and Phoenix YMCAs. He was also the founding Chair of the Corona del Mar High School Foundation. Mr. Gochnauer and his wife, Beth, have two adult children: Grant who is a graduate of Northwestern University, and Meg who is a senior at Carroll College. The family resides in Winnetka, Illinois.

United Stationers Inc.
United Stationers Inc. is North America's largest broad line wholesale distributor of business products, with net sales for 2006 of $4.5 billion. The company's network of 63 distribution centers allows it to offer nearly 46,000 items to its approximately 20,000 reseller customers. This network, combined with United's depth and breadth of inventory in technology products, traditional business products, office furniture, janitorial and sanitation products, and foodservice consumables, enables the company to ship products overnight to more than 90% of the U.S. and major cities in Mexico. United's focus on fulfillment excellence has given it an average line fill rate of better than 97%, a 99.5% order accuracy rate, and a 99% on-time delivery rate.

For more information, visit www.unitedstationers.com .

Tessera Technologies, Inc. [TSRA] - June 13, 2007
Bruce McWilliams, President & CEO
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Bruce McWilliams
Bruce M. McWilliams, Ph.D. has served as Chief Executive Officer, President and a member of our board of directors since June 1999. He became Chairman of the Board in February 2002. From November 1997 to January 1999, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of S-Vision Inc., a silicon chip-based display company which he co-founded. From January 1995 to November 1996, Dr. McWilliams served as Senior Vice President at Flextronics International Ltd., an electronic manufacturing services company. From February 1989 to January 1995, he served as President of nCHIP Inc., a multi-chip module packaging company which he co-founded and which was acquired by Flextronics in 1995. McWilliams is a member of the board of directors for Intermolecular, Inc. a molecular engineering electronics company. He also serves on the advisory board for the Department of Physics at Carnegie Mellon University. In 2005, he was awarded Ernst & Young's Northern California Entrepreneur of the Year� award. He holds B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in physics from Carnegie Mellon University.

Tessera Technologies, Inc.
When Tessera, Inc. was founded in 1990, we took our name from the Latin word for "tile", evoking an image of packaged chips being tiled closely together as in a mosaic. As demand for high performance, small size and better reliability in electronic devices was growing at an unprecedented rate, semiconductor companies found that silicon packaging - the physical interface between the silicon die and the circuit board - was a bottleneck that had to be overcome.

To meet the need for small, fast and reliable packaging, and to make possible many of the electronic advances witnessed in the 1990s, Tessera developed packaging solutions that were virtually the same size and speed as the silicon chip itself. This technology became known as "Chip Scale Packaging" or "CSP", and the technology has become broadly adopted. In fact, one million packages using Tessera's �BGA� CSP technology are produced each day for products ranging from cellular phones to network servers.

Today we continue our work by providing a broad range of advanced packaging solutions - from stacked chip solutions to wafer-level packaging - and a full suite of customer services that enable electronics companies to meet their growing and changing packaging needs.

Tessera's CSP technology can be seen improving the life of millions of people everyday - from faster computers and network servers, to smaller cell phones and PDAs, to better MP3 players and 3-D video games.

Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc.[HTGC] - June 12, 2007
Manuel A. Henriquez, Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO
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Manuel A. Henriquez
Since October 2003, Manuel A. Henriquez has been the co-founder, chairman and CEO of Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTGC), a leading debt and equity growth capital provider to technology and life science companies. Prior to co-founding Hercules, Mr. Henriquez was a partner at VantagePoint Venture Partners, a $2.5 billion multi-stage venture capital firm, where he was an active equity investor and board member of many leading communications and software companies. From 1997 to March 2000, Mr. Henriquez was at Comdisco Ventures, where he was the president and chief investment officer, along with other senior level positions. While at Comdisco Ventures, he co-headed the investment activities for more than $2 billion in investments to venture backed companies. Earlier in his career, Mr. Henriquez was a vice president at Robertson Stephens & Co.'s late stage equity venture fund, CrossLink Capital (fka Omega Ventures). From 1987 to early 1991, Mr. Henriquez was a vice president at BancBoston Ventures, the Bank of Boston's early stage venture capital fund. He also was in the Bank of Boston's specialized High Technology Lending Group.

In addition to his extensive debt and equity investment experience, Mr. Henriquez has held various senior executive level operating positions at companies, including ON Technology (NASDAQ: ONTC), a Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers venture backed software company acquired by Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC). He was also the founder of various technology companies including HealthyPets, acquired by Petopia.com. Mr. Henriquez earned his B.S. in Business Administration and Finance from Northeastern University.

Mr. Henriquez has also served on the board of directors of many technology companies, including Alopa Networks (acquired by C-Cor: CCBL), Asiner, S.A. (Mexico City), eAssist Solutions (acquired by Talisma), New Channel (acquired by LivePerson: LPSN), Qiva (acquired by TradeBeam). Savvion, STSN, and Think Engines (acquired by Cognitronics: CGN).

Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc.
Founded in December 2003, Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. is a NASDAQ traded specialty finance company providing debt and equity growth capital to technology and life science companies at all stages of development. The Company primarily finances privately-held companies backed by leading venture capital and private equity firms and also may finance certain publicly-traded companies. Hercules' strategy is to evaluate and invest in a broad range of ventures active in technology and life science industries and to offer a full suite of growth capital products up and down the capital structure to prospective clients ranging from early-stage growth to expansion stage companies. The Company's investments are originated through its principal office located in Silicon Valley, as well as additional offices in the Boston, Boulder and Chicago areas. Providing capital to publicly-traded or privately-held companies backed by leading venture capital and private equity firms involves a high degree of credit risk and may result in potential losses of capital.

For more information, please visit www.HTGC.com. Companies interested in learning more about financing opportunities should contact info@HTGC.com, or call 650.289.3060.

Thermage, Inc. [THRM] - June 6, 2007
Stephen J. Fanning, President & CEO
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Stephen J. Fanning
Stephen J. Fanning was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Thermage, Inc., a leader in non-invasive tissue tightening in the aesthetic industry, on January 15, 2005. He was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors effective as of July 31, 2006. Under his leadership, the Company went public in November 2006, raising $42 million. Mr. Fanning has an extensive background in the healthcare, consumer pharmaceuticals and consumer package goods industries.

Mr. Fanning joined Thermage, Inc. from Ocular Sciences, Inc., a $350 million global public company, which developed, manufactured and marketed disposable contact lenses. Mr. Fanning had been President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and a member of the Board of Directors since August 13, 2001. Under his leadership, Ocular Sciences implemented a next-generation manufacturing process significantly driving down the cost of goods sold, achieved significant increases in global market share and attained more than $300 million in annual sales. In January 2005, Ocular Sciences was successfully acquired by CooperVision for $1.3 billion.

Mr. Fanning joined Ocular Sciences from Johnson & Johnson (J&J), one of the world's largest manufacturers of healthcare products, where he served in various senior executive positions of escalating responsibility for 25 years. His most recent position was President, Worldwide, of J&J's McNeil Specialty Products division. Prior to that, he served as President of Johnson & Johnson Medical, a medical device company. Mr. Fanning has also served as Managing Director of J&J Austria/Switzerland, and Vice President, Sales, of J&J's McNeil Consumer Products Division.

Mr. Fanning holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Philadelphia University.

Thermage, Inc.
Thermage, Inc. (Nasdaq:THRM) is one of the premier medical device companies for aesthetics applications. Thermage's innovative radiofrequency technology provides a safe, non-invasive procedure to tighten and contour skin, significantly expanding the aesthetic applications physicians can offer to the rapidly growing "anti-aging" market. Since market introduction in November 2002, more than 375,000 Thermage procedures have been performed throughout the world by over 2,000 dermatologists, plastic surgeons and other cosmetic physicians. Today, our proprietary ThermaCool® system is available in 80 countries.

Unique to the industry is the company's recurring revenue business model based on the sale of high-margin single-use ThermaTips™. Our ThermaCool system employs our single-use ThermaTips in conjunction with our generator to deliver a controlled amount of radiofrequency energy to heat and shrink collagen beneath the surface of the skin. The Thermage procedure results in a tightening of the dermis and subcutaneous tissue, while simultaneously cooling and protecting the surface of the skin. The tips are available in a variety of sizes and configurations and are designed to optimize the Thermage procedure on any part of the body: face, eyes, abdomens, hands, and other parts of the body. Over 70% of the company's revenue is attributable to single-use consumables products. The company has a broad and expanding product line, proprietary technology, a unique recurring revenue model and a strong market presence.

Riverbed Technology [RVBD] - May 4, 2007
CEO, President and Chairman of the Board of Directors
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Jerry M. Kennelly
Jerry M. Kennelly co-founded Riverbed in May 2002 and serves as chairman of our board of directors and as our President and Chief Executive Officer. Immediately prior to founding our company, Mr. Kennelly spent six years at Inktomi Corporation, an infrastructure software company, where he served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary. From June 1990 until joining Inktomi in October 1996, Mr. Kennelly worked for Sybase, Inc., an infrastructure software company, in a number of senior financial and operational positions, most recently as Vice President of Corporate Finance. From November 1988 until June 1990, Mr. Kennelly worked at Oracle Corporation as finance director for US Operations. From June 1980 until November 1988, Mr. Kennelly worked at Hewlett-Packard Company as Worldwide Sales and Marketing Controller for the Tandem Computers Division. Mr. Kennelly holds a Bachelor's degree from Williams College and a Masters degree from the New York University Graduate School of Business Administration.

Riverbed Technology is the pioneer and, with over 2,000 customers, the worldwide technology and market share leader in wide area data services (WDS) . Riverbed provides the first and only comprehensive WDS solution to a host of severe problems that have effectively prevented enterprises from sharing applications and data across wide areas. By wide area, we mean anywhere in the world. Between Chicago and New York. Or between Seattle and Shanghai.

Riverbed's award-winning Steelhead WDS appliances address all of the issues that affect application performance over the WAN, dramatically improving the performance of applications that companies and knowledge workers rely on every day - including file sharing, email, backup, document management systems, IT tools, as well as ERP and CRM solutions. With Riverbed, any of these applications can be accelerated somewhere between 5 and 50, and even up to 100 times faster.

In very simple terms, the impact for companies is the difference between having dial-up and having broadband. Suddenly, the impossible becomes possible, just like that. Riverbed's Steelhead WDS solutions are available anywhere in the world through certified resellers, who are members of the Riverbed Partner Network, from Riverbed OEM partners or directly from Riverbed.

BreitBurn Energy Partners, L.P. [BBEP] - April 26, 2007
Co-Founder & Co-CEO
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Halbert S. Washburn
Mr. Washburn has been the Co-Chief Executive Officer and a Director of BreitBurn GP LLC since March 2006. Mr. Washburn is also the Co-Founder, Co-Chief Executive Officer, and a Director of BreitBurn Energy Corporation.

Mr. Washburn is Executive Committee Member and Treasurer of the California Independent Petroleum Association, and has been named Chairman for the 2008 term. Mr. Washburn is a past Chairman of the Wildcat Committee, a California oil industry charitable organization, and past Chairman of the Stanford University Petroleum Investments Committee. Mr. Washburn currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors and Audit and Compensation Committees of Rentech, Inc., which is an alternative fuels company.

Prior to founding BreitBurn in 1988, Mr. Washburn was Manager of Engineering at Eastern American Energy Corporation.

Mr. Washburn holds a B.S., with Distinction, in Petroleum Engineering from Stanford University.




Co-Founder & Co-CEO

Randall H. Breitenbach
Mr. Breitenbach has been the Co-Chief Executive Officer and a Director of BreitBurn GP, LLC since March 2006. Mr. Breitenbach is also the Co-Founder, Co-Chief Executive Officer, and a Director of BreitBurn Energy Corporation.

Mr. Breitenbach currently serves as Lead Trustee Committee Chairman for Hotchkis and Wiley Funds, Chairman for Stanford University's Petroleum Investment Committee Endowment, Advisor for Stanford's School of Earth Sciences, and board member of the California Independent Petroleum Association. Mr. Breitenbach is also active with several charitable organizations and is a past Chairman of the Wildcat Committee, a California oil industry charitable organization.

Prior to founding BreitBurn in 1988, Mr. Breitenbach was a Corporate Financial Analyst at ARCO and held a number of production and engineering positions at Amoco, Getty, Chevron and Sohio.

Mr. Breitenbach holds both a B.S and M.S. degree in Petroleum Engineering from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

BreitBurn Energy Partners LP
An independent oil and gas partnership focused on the acquisition, exploitation and development of oil and gas properties for the purpose of generating cash flow. Our goal is to provide our unitholders with stable and growing cash distributions. Our assets consist primarily of producing and non producing crude oil reserves located in the Los Angeles Basin in California, the Wind River and Big Horn Basins in central Wyoming, and the Permian Basin in West Texas.

Double Eagle Petroleum Company [DBLE] - April 26, 2007
President & CEO
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Stephen H. Hollis
Stephen H. Hollis, 56, has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since January 1994 and previously served as a Vice-President of the Company from December 1989 through January 1994. Mr. Hollis has also served as a Director of the Company since December 1989. Mr. Hollis has served as the Vice President of Hollis Oil & Gas Co., a small oil and gas company, of which he owns 51% beneficial interest, since January 1994 and served as the President of Hollis Oil & Gas Co. from June 1986 through January 1994. In 1979, Mr. Hollis joined Marathon Oil Company and held various positions until 1986, when he founded Hollis Oil & Gas Co. Mr. Hollis was a geologist for an affiliate of United Nuclear Corporation from 1974 to 1977 and a consulting geologist from 1977 to 1979. Mr. Hollis is a past President of the Wyoming Geological Association and past President of the Rocky Mountain Section of the AAPG. Mr. Hollis received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geology from the University of Pennsylvania in 1972 and a Masters degree in Geology from Bryn Mawr College in 1974.

Double Eagle Petroleum Co. is an independent energy company engaged in the exploration, development, production and sale of natural gas and crude oil, primarily in the Rocky Mountain Basins of the western United States. Our principal properties are located in southwestern Wyoming, where we have coal bed methane reserves and production in the Atlantic Rim area of the Eastern Washakie Basin and tight sands gas reserves and production in the Pinedale Anticline.

As of December 31, 2006, we owned interests in a total of 664 producing wells and had an interest in 556,389 gross acres (252,962 net), of which 433,648 gross acres (247,629 net) are undeveloped, in what we believe are natural gas prone basins of the Rocky Mountains and Nevada. Our two most significant development areas, the Atlantic Rim coal bed natural gas play and the Pinedale Anticline, accounted for over 69% of our proved developed reserves as of December 31, 2006, and over 88% of our 2006 production.

As of December 31, 2006, we had estimated proved reserves of 48.5 Bcf of natural gas and 360 MBbl of oil, or a total of 50.7 Bcfe, with a PV-10 value of approximately $67.6. Of these reserves, 62% was proved developed and 96% was natural gas.

Team Inc. [TISI] - March 22, 2007
CEO and Chairman
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Philip J. Hawk
Phil Hawk is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Team, Inc., a provider of specialized industrial services related to the construction and maintenance of pressurized piping and process systems. Headquartered in Alvin, Texas, the Company operates in over 50 customer service locations throughout North America. Team, Inc. common stock is traded on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "TISI."

Prior to joining Team in November 1998, Phil was President and CEO of EOTT Energy Partners, a publicly traded MLP in the energy marketing industry. Previously, he was also a partner with McKinsey & Company.

Phil is a Director of NCI Building Systems (NYSE: NCS), a leading manufacturer of metal buildings and components. He is also a member of the Board of Visitors for Duke's Pratt School of Engineering.

Phil is a graduate of Duke University and Harvard Business School.

Team Inc.
Headquartered in Alvin, Texas, Team Inc. is a leading provider of specialty and construction services required in maintaining high-temperature and high-pressure piping systems and vessels that are utilized extensively in the refining, petrochemical, power, pipeline and other heavy industries. The Company's inspection services also serve a broader customer base that includes the aerospace and automotive industries. Team offers these services in over 70 locations throughout the United States, Aruba, Canada, Singapore, Trinidad and Venezuela. The Company licenses its proprietary techniques and materials to various companies outside the United States and receives royalties based upon revenues earned by its licensees. Team Inc. common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol "TISI". For more information about the company, please visit www.teamindustrialservices.com.

StealthGass [GASS] - March 6, 2007
President, CEO, and member of the Board of Directors
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Harry N. Vafias
Mr. Vafias has been actively involved in the tanker and gas shipping industry since 1999. After graduating from City University Business School in the City of London in 1999 with a B.A. in Management Science and from Metropolitan University in 2000 with a Masters degree in Shipping, Trade and Transport, he commenced working at Seascope, a leading ship brokering firm specializing in sale and purchase of vessels and chartering of oil tankers. Mr. Vafias also worked at Braemar, a leading ship brokering firm, where he gained extensive experience in tanker and dry cargo chartering. Seascope and Braemar merged in 2001 to form Braemar Seascope Group plc, a public company quoted on the London Stock Exchange and one of the world's largest ship brokering and shipping service groups. From 2000 until 2004, he worked at Brave Maritime and Stealth Maritime, companies providing comprehensive ship management services, where Mr. Vafias headed the operations and chartering departments of Stealth Maritime and served as manager for the sale and purchase departments of both Brave Maritime and Stealth Maritime.

StealthGas Inc.
StealthGas Inc is a provider of international seaborne transportation services to LPG producers and users. Our vessels carry various petroleum and petrochemical gas products in liquefied form, including propane, butane, butadiene, isopropane, propylene and vinyl chloride monomer, which are all byproducts of the production of oil and natural gas. These products are transported in liquefied form in order to reduce their volume and to facilitate their handling.

Our fleet currently numbers 29 vessels ranging from 1600 cbm to 7500 cbm with a total carrying capacity of 120,760 cbm and average age of 11,1 years. StealthGas ranks number 1 in owned vessels in the 3,000 to 8,000 cbm segment which is our focus.

Transportation by sea represents a major element of gas transportation logistics. LPG products have a variety of both industrial and other uses, including transportation, fertilizer production, the manufacture of plastics, space heating, cooking, water heating and process heating. We serve industrial companies, as well as national and independent energy companies and energy traders.

Omniture, Inc. [OMTR] - February 16, 2007
CEO & Co-Founder
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Josh James
Josh James is the CEO and co-founder of Omniture, a publicly held online business optimization company trading on the NASDAQ. Omniture is the fastest-growing publicly traded software company (and the second fastest when including companies that have grown through acquisition) according to Baseline Magazine. The company has been recognized on the Inc. 500 and Deloitte Technology Fast 500 for four consecutive years. Representing a new breed of entrepreneurs, James combines visionary business practices with old-fashioned values in a manner that builds long-term customer relationships. The result is a business philosophy that has earned Omniture the highest customer retention rate in the industry�with marquee clients including eBay, AOL, Wal-Mart, Gannett, Microsoft, Oracle, GM, Countrywide, and HP.

Prior to co-founding Omniture in 1996, James founded and managed three other successful high-tech companies—MyComputer.com, a leading application service provider (ASP) of integrated Web site development and management tools; JP Interactive, a profitable full-service eBusiness consulting and development firm; and ScriptSearch, a development portal for IT professionals. MyComputer.com's small business division was sold to VeriSign (NASDAQ: VRSN) and James expanded the enterprise division into what is today—Omniture.

As an experienced and successful entrepreneur, James was a recipient of the 2006 Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award (among others) and shares his experience and vision as a frequent lecturer at many industry, educational, and trade conferences. Additionally, James serves on several industry boards such as the Brigham Young University's eBusiness Center and the BYU Center for Entrepreneurship, and the Utah Information Technology Association. He has also served on several advisory and director boards for public and private companies. James is fluent in Japanese and studied Business Management and Entrepreneurship at Brigham Young University.

Omniture, Inc.
Omniture, Inc., is a leading provider of online business optimization software, enabling customers to manage and enhance online, offline and multi-channel business initiatives. Omniture's software, which it hosts and delivers to its customers on-demand, enables customers to capture, store and analyze information generated by their Web sites and other sources and gain critical business insights into the performance and efficiency of marketing and sales initiatives and other business processes. In addition, Omniture offers a range of professional services that complement its online services, including implementation, best practices, consulting, customer support and user training provided through Omniture University. Omniture's customers include eBay, AOL, Wal-Mart, Gannett, Microsoft, Oracle, General Motors and HP. www.omniture.com.

Force Protection, Inc. [FRPT] - February 13, 2007
Chairman
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Frank Kavanaugh
Frank Kavanaugh was appointed to Force Protection's board of directors in December 2003, and became Chairman in January 2005. He currently serves as the managing director of Fort Ashford Funds, LLC, a provider of secured bridge loans, and is a principal of equity investment firm Ashford Capital, LLC, through which he has served in several executive and operational management positions at portfolio companies for the past 10 years. He co-founded and served as President of QuickStart Technologies and previously held positions at Microsoft and Hewlett Packard.

Mr. Kavanaugh earned a Bachelor's degree in information and computer science from the University of California, Irvine and a Master's degree in business administration from Pepperdine University. He also serves on several community boards including the Child Guidance Center of Orange County, and the board of advisors at Chapman University's Leatherby Center.

Force Protection, Inc.
Force Protection Industries, Inc. manufactures the world's most advanced blast- and ballistic-protected vehicles that offer a proven solution to the threat of improvised explosive devices, land mines, and roadside bombs. Its signature vehicle series, the Buffalo and Cougar, have been deployed with U.S. and Allied forces in Iraq and Afghanistan since 2003 and have logged more than 2 million hours of heavy combat operations.

In the past three years the company has grown from a small start-up firm with less than a dozen employees to more than 750, enlarged its facilities to more than 340,000 square foot of test, integration, and test space, expanded production capacity through partnering agreements with other defense industry leaders such as General Dynamics Land Systems and Armor Holdings, increased sales revenue from $50 million in 2005 to a projected $200 million in 2006, and seen its stock price move from less than a dollar a share on the Over the Counter Bulletin Board to more than $17 per share and listing on the NASDAQ Stock Market in January 2007.

Citizens Banking Corporation [CBCF] - January 24, 2007
CEO
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Bill Hartman
William R. Hartman is Chief Executive Officer of Citizens Republic Bancorp, a $14 billion financial services company with locations in Michigan, Wisconsin, Ohio, Iowa and Indiana. Citizens Republic, the second largest bank holding company headquartered in Michigan, provides a full range of financial services through its 258 banking and financial center locations, and its investment and mortgage subsidiaries, title company and insurance agency. Prior to the completion of the merger with Republic Bancorp on December 29, 2006, that created Citizens Republic, Mr. Hartman served as Chairman, President and CEO of Citizens Banking Corporation.

Prior to joining Citizens in February of 2002, Hartman was chairman, president and CEO of Bank One, NA- Ohio and Kentucky, headquartered in Columbus. He was appointed to that position in 2000. The region for which he was responsible consisted of 340 branches with combined assets of $41 billion. Hartman joined the Bank One organization in 1990, first as director, president and COO of Bank One, Dayton, NA from 1990 until 1992, at which time he was appointed chairman and CEO of Bank One, Lexington, NA. He served in that capacity until 1995 when he became chairman, president and CEO of Bank One, Kentucky, NA. During his nine-year tenure with Bank One, Kentucky, Hartman managed the merger of all legacy Bank One organizations in Kentucky into a single entity.

Prior to joining Bank One, Hartman spent 13 years with Corestates Financial Corporation and Hamilton Bank, which was acquired by Corestates. During this period he held several management positions including the head of Hamilton Bank's commercial lending department (in Harrisburg, PA), regional administrator responsible for the bank's consumer and commercial lending (in York County, PA), and executive vice president of Hamilton Bank with direct responsibility for strategic planning, and later, the Bank's commercial line of business.

Hartman is a strong supporter of community service. He currently serves as a director of Kettering University, the Clarion University Foundation, and the Greater Genesee County Regional Chamber of Commerce. In Columbus, OH he was a member of the board of directors of the Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce, Central Ohio United Way and the Columbus Association of Performing Arts. Bill is a past chairperson of both the Louisville Fund for Arts Drive and Greater Louisville, Inc., an organization comprising the Louisville Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Partnership. He is a former trustee, executive committee member, and past finance committee chairperson of Bellarmine University, Louisville and a former member of the board of overseers of the University of Louisville. He also served as trustee for the University of Kentucky School of Business, and as a director of the Kentucky Economic Development Corporation and the Kentucky Bankers Association, where he was also a member of the executive committee.

Originally from Pennsylvania, Hartman received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Clarion University, Clarion, PA in 1970. He is a graduate of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking.

Citizens Banking Corporation
Citizens Republic Bancorp (NASDAQ: CRBC) is a diversified financial services company providing a wide range of commercial, consumer, mortgage banking, trust and financial planning services to a broad client base. Citizens Republic Bancorp serves communities in Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, and Indiana as Citizens Bank and Republic Bank and in Iowa as F&M Bank, with a total of 270 offices and 287 ATMs. Citizens Republic Bancorp is the second-largest bank holding company headquartered in Michigan with roots dating back to 1871. Citizens Republic is the 42nd largest bank holding company headquartered in the United States with $14.0 billion in assets.

Merger Background
On December 29, 2006, Michigan-based Republic Bancorp Inc. with over $6 billion in assets, merged into Citizens Banking Corporation to create Citizens Republic Bancorp in a transaction valued at $1.052 billion. The merger doubled Citizens market cap and expanded its footprint to 5 Midwest states (Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, Iowa and Indiana). The merger makes Citizens Republic the seventh largest bank operating in Michigan with approximately 5% of the total deposits in Michigan, and places over 35% of its deposits in high-growth markets.

The strategic rationale for establishing the new Citizens Republic includes:

  • Dramatically improves scale and footprint, enhancing franchise value and strategic options,
  • Creates a greater revenue synergy than most bank mergers due to the complimentary aspect of the two organizations,
  • Creates meaningful cost reduction opportunities,
  • Strengthens management and market teams,
  • Has manageable execution risk,
  • Is GAAP and cash accretive in 2007, and
  • Eliminates the need for continued costly de novo expansion in Southeast Michigan.

More information about Citizens Republic Bancorp is available at www.citizensonline.com .

Hughes Communications Inc. [HUGH] - January 18, 2007
President and CEO
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Pradman P. Kaul
Pradman P. Kaul is President and Chief Executive Officer of Hughes Communications, Inc. Mr. Kaul also continues as Chairman and CEO of Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HNS). Before joining HNS, Mr. Kaul worked at COMSAT Laboratories in Clarksburg, MD.

Mr. Kaul received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from George Washington University and a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley. He holds numerous patents and has published articles and papers on a variety of technical topics concerning satellite communications.

In October 2004, Mr. Kaul was inducted into the National Academy of Engineering. Mr. Kaul was selected as a "Distinguished Engineering Alumnus" of the University of California, Berkeley in 1999 and "Distinguished Alumnus" at George Washington University, Washington DC in 2005. He was awarded the IEEE Third Millennium medal in 2000.

Mr. Kaul is also:

  • Member, National Advisory Council, George Washington University
  • Member, Board of Directors, Primus Telecom - Publicly listed company
  • Member, CIBER Advisory Board, University of Maryland
  • Chairman, Maryland India Business Round Table

Hughes Communications Inc.
The principal business of Hughes Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: HUGH) is the management and administration of its wholly owned subsidiary, Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes). Hughes is the global leader in providing broadband satellite networks and services for large enterprises, governments, small businesses, and consumers. HughesNet encompasses all broadband solutions and managed services from Hughes, bridging the best of satellite and terrestrial technologies. Hughes has shipped more than 1.2 million systems to customers in over 100 countries. Its broadband satellite products are based on the IPoS (IP over Satellite) global standard, approved by the TIA, ETSI, and ITU standards organizations. Headquartered outside Washington, D.C., in Germantown, Maryland, USA, Hughes maintains sales and support offices worldwide.

Caribou Coffee Company, Inc. [CBOU] - January 9, 2007
President, Chairman and CEO
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Michael Coles
Michael Coles, an accomplished businessman, community leader, education advocate, and family man, is living proof that there are no limits to what we as individuals can accomplish. In January 2003, Coles accepted the corporate reins of Caribou Coffee Company. He now leads the 14-year-old company as its Chairman, CEO and President extending its market reach and building its international presence. In September of 2005, Caribou became a publicly traded company listed on NASDAQ as CBOU.

Caribou Coffee Company, Inc., founded in 1992 and headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is the second largest company-owned gourmet coffeehouse operator in the United States based on the number of coffeehouses. As of October 1, 2006, Caribou Coffee had 432 coffeehouses, including sixteen licensed locations. Caribou Coffee's company-owned coffeehouses are located in 17 states and the District of Columbia. Caribou Coffee offers its customers high-quality gourmet coffee and espresso-based beverages, as well as specialty teas, baked goods, whole bean coffee, branded merchandise and related products. In addition, Caribou Coffee sells products to club stores, grocery stores, mass merchandisers, office coffee providers, airlines, hotels, sports and entertainment venues, college campuses and other commercial customers. In addition, Caribou Coffee licenses third parties to use the Caribou Coffee brand on quality food and merchandise items. Caribou Coffee focuses on creating a unique experience for customers through a combination of high-quality products, a comfortable and welcoming coffeehouse environment and customer service.

Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd. [SOLF] - December 21, 2006
Founder, Chairman and CEO
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Mr. Yonghua Lu
is Solarfun's founder, chairman of our board of directors and chief executive officer. He also has been chairman and general manager of Linyang Electronics since 1997. Linyang Electronics had been the parent company of Linyang China until June 2, 2006. Mr. Lu was general manager of Qidong Changtong Computer Group Company, and deputy manager of Qidong Computer Factory, from 1988 to 1996. From 1983 to 1988, he was deputy manager of the Lining Cloth Factory of Qidong ""Wu Qi' Farm and manager of the Cashmere Factory of Qidong ""Wu Qi' Farm. Mr. Lu has over 20 years of experience in enterprise management. He has received many awards and honors for his entrepreneurship, including being named one of Jiangsu Province's Top Ten Outstanding Young Entrepreneurs and Fifth-term National Township Entrepreneur. Mr. Lu has attended a 15-month training course for Applied Social Studies at Soochow University Graduate School of Humanities, and a 20-month executive MBA course at Renmin University in China.

Solarfun Power Holdings Co, Ltd. is an established manufacturer of both PV cells and PV modules in China.

Established in August 2004, Solarfun conducts substantially all of its business through its operating subsidiary in the People's Republic of China (PRC), Jiangsu Linyang Solarfun Co., Ltd., or Linyang China, and two majority-owned subsidiaries of Linyang China, Shanghai Linyang Solar Technology Co., Ltd., which provides system integration services in China tailoring PV products for specific customers' needs and linking them with end-use devices that require solar power and Sichuan Leshan Jiayang New Energy Co., Ltd., a manufacturer of PV modules. Solarfun sells its products both through third-party distributors and directly to system integrators.

Grill Concepts Inc. [GRIL] - December 18, 2006
President and CEO
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Philip Gay
Philip Gay joined Grill Concepts in July 2004 as Chief Financial Officer, and was named President and Chief Executive Officer in June 2006. Philip began his 20-year career in the food and casual dining industry when he joined California Pizza Kitchen in 1987 as Chief Financial Officer. During his seven-year tenure at the company, he helped build the pizza chain from two restaurants to 100 restaurants. Philip then joined Santa Monica-based Wolfgang Puck Food Company from 1994 to 1996 as Chief Financial Officer and interim Chief Executive Officer. He also held chief operating officer and chief executive officer positions with privately-held Diversified Food Group in Lincolnwood, Illinois and was a managing director of Triple Enterprises, a Dallas-based business advisory firm. In addition to his board seat at Grill Concepts, Philip is currently a member of the boards of directors of the California Restaurant Association and MotorCar Parts of America.

Grill Concepts owns, manages and licenses upscale casual and fine dining, full service restaurants under two core brand names: The Grill on the Alley and Daily Grill. The company operates 25 restaurants including five The Grill on the Alley-branded restaurants in Beverly Hills, Hollywood and San Jose, California; Chicago, Illinois; and Dallas, Texas, as well as 20 Daily Grill restaurants in Southern and Northern California; the Washington, D.C. metropolitan region; Houston, Texas; Portland, Oregon; and Skokie, Illinois.

Axcan Pharma Inc. [AXCA] - December 12, 2006
President and CEO
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Frank A.G.M. Verwiel, M.D.
Frank A.G.M. Verwiel, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Axcan Pharma, joined the Company in 2005 with more than 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry.

Formerly with Merck & Co. Inc. (Merck) as vice president, hypertension, Worldwide Human Health Marketing, he concurrently served as a member of Merck's Worldwide Hypertension Business Strategy team. Before Merck, from 1988 to 1996, Dr. Verwiel worked with Servier in Europe in various executive positions such as area director of Central European operations, which included Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg.

Dr. Verwiel holds Doctorate of Medicine and Master of Medicine degrees from Erasmus University in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. He also attended INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France, where he obtained a Master of Business Administration degree. Dr. Verwiel is fluent in Dutch, English, French, and German.

Axcan is a Canada-based, leading multinational specialty pharmaceutical company focused on gastroenterology. The company develops and markets a broad line of prescription products to treat a range of gastrointestinal diseases and disorders such as inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, cholestatic liver diseases and complications related to pancreatic insufficiency. Axcan's products are marketed by its own specialized sales forces in North America and Europe. Its common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "AXP" and on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol "AXCA".

MediciNova, Inc. [MNOV] - December 7, 2006
Executive Chairman, President and CEO, Founder
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Yuichi Iwaki, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Iwaki holds three professorships at the University of Southern California School of Medicine in the Departments of Urology, Surgery and Pathology and has been Director of the Transplantation Immunology and Immunogenetic Laboratory since 1992. He is also a visiting professor at the Nihon University School of Medicine, Kyushu University and the Tokyo Women's Medical School in Japan. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Southern California School of Medicine, Dr. Iwaki held professorships at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in the Departments of Surgery and Pathology from 1989 through 1991. He received both his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Sapporo Medical School in Sapporo, Japan. Dr. Iwaki is the author of 200 peer-reviewed publications and more than 40 books. He has been advising pharmaceutical companies and venture capital funds regarding research and investment strategies for over 20 years and is a board member of several biotechnology companies, including Avigen Inc.

MediciNova, Inc. is a development-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on acquiring, developing and commercializing high-quality small molecule therapeutics. Through strategic alliances primarily with Japanese pharmaceutical companies, MediciNova has built a diversified portfolio of drug candidates each of which we believe has broad patent protection, a well-characterized and differentiated therapeutic profile and attractive commercial potential. MediciNova currently has eight compounds in development for ten different therapeutic indications representing large market opportunities. Medicinova's pipeline includes treatments for asthma, multiple sclerosis, status asthmaticus, interstitial cystitis, cancer, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, preterm labor, urinary incontinence and thrombotic disorders. Seven of these programs are in advanced clinical testing. MediciNova's strategy is to advance its clinical programs through the Phase II proof-of-concept stage and, at appropriate points of high-value inflection, to establish strategic alliances and partnerships to support Phase III clinical testing and commercialization of selected development programs. MediciNova may also retain certain promising compounds for further in-house development and potential commercialization. MediciNova's executive management team has extensive global development, regulatory and commercial experience, and manages its international clinical and manufacturing operations through efficient and cost-effective utilization of contract research organizations. Headquartered in San Diego, California, MediciNova today has 24 employees. For more information on MediciNova, Inc., please visit www.medicinova.com.

OMA [OMAB] - November 29, 2006
CEO
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Ruben Lopez Barrera
Rubén López has served as our Chief Executive Officer since December 2003. Previously, he served as our General Vice President, Human Resources and Legal, and our Communications Director. Mr. López has also previously served as Business Development Director and Project Finance Director of Empresas ICA. Mr. López received a degree in Civil Engineering from Universidad Iberoamericana, a diploma in finance from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, a master's degree in business administration from the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile and the Washington University and a certificate in airport management and development from Aéroports de Paris.

Grupo Aeroportuario Centro Norte, S.A. de C.V. (OMA) is a company that operates and manages thirteen airports in nine states of the Mexican Republic, serving 11.5 million passengers a year.

OMA was created in 1998 as a result of the deregulation process in the Mexican Airport System opening it to private investment. OMA employs over 900 persons to offer its passengers and clients, excellent airport and commercial services, in facilities that comply with all the applicable international safety and security standards.

Since June 2000, OMA has the support of Servicios de Tecnolog�a Aeroportuaria S.A. de C.V. (SETA), a Strategic Partner, which is made up of two outstanding international companies in the field of airport infrastructure operation and services: Aéroports de Paris of France and Ingenieros Civiles Asociados (ICA) of Mexico.

We at OMA have developed the Mission, Vision, Quality Policy and Values to offer our clients, passengers and users the highest quality in facilities and services.

California Costal Communities Inc. [CALC] - November 3, 2006
President and CEO
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Raymond J. Pacini
Mr. Pacini has been the President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of California Coastal Communities, Inc. (NASDAQ: CALC) since May 1998. CALC is a residential land development and homebuilding company operating in Southern California. In April 2005, CALC obtained approval from the California Coastal Commission to build 349 homes at Bolsa Chica, near Huntington Beach, CA. Prior to May 1998, Mr. Pacini was the Chief Financial Officer of CALC (formerly known as Koll Real Estate Group, Inc. and Henley Properties, Inc.) from June 1990 until May 1998. During that time, Mr. Pacini led the company through a pre-packaged bankruptcy in 1997 that exchanged $200 million of debentures for equity in the company.

Mr. Pacini also serves on the board of directors of Cadiz Inc. (NASDAQ: CDZI), which manages water resources in California, and he is chairman of that company's audit committee. From March 1999 to June 2002, Mr. Pacini also served as a director of Metalclad Corporation (NASDAQ: MTLC), a company in the business of waste treatment, asbestos removal and insulation installation, and chairman of its audit committee.

Prior to moving to California in 1990, Mr. Pacini was the Director of Financial Reporting for The Henley Group, Inc., a $ 7 billion conglomerate based in Hampton, NH. Mr. Pacini started his career as a CPA for Coopers & Lybrand (now know as PricewaterhouseCoopers) in Boston, MA from 1979 through 1986.

Mr. Pacini received an A.B. from Colgate University in 1977 and an M.B.A. from Cornell University in 1979.

California Coastal Communities, Inc. is a residential land development and homebuilding company with properties owned or controlled in six Southern California counties (Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego and Ventura). Our principal activities include:

  • obtaining zoning and other entitlements for land we own or control through purchase options or joint ventures;
  • improving the land for residential development; and
  • designing, constructing and selling single-family homes in Southern California. The majority of our homes are designed to appeal to move-up homebuyers and are generally offered for sale in advance of their construction.

Our two largest assets are the Brightwater project in Huntington Beach and the SouthShore project in Oxnard, CA. Both of these projects have required our entitlement expertise to navigate the difficult regulatory environment in California in order to obtain the necessary development permits.

We are publicly-traded on NASDAQ under the symbol CALC, with an equity market capitalization of $212 million as of 10/25/06. We recently paid a special dividend of $12.50 per share, totaling $136 million, to our stockholders on 9/28/06. The special dividend was funded primarily by a $125 million term loan, which provided us with an opportunity to unlock some of the value of our Brightwater property and return capital to our stockholders on a tax efficient basis.

Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Inc. [SPPI] - September 26, 2006
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President
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Rajesh C. Shrotriya, M.D.
In September 2000, Dr. Shrotriya joined the Company as President and Chief Operating Officer and in August 2002, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer. In this capacity he has spearheaded major changes in business strategy and coordinated structural reorganization culminating in the formation of Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Intel's Enterprise Platform Group designs, markets, and supports building blocks for enterprise computing. During Fister's tenure as General Manager, Intel garnered commanding market segment share, including the introduction of the Itanium processor family which leads in virtually every performance category. Other products included a complement of Xeon processors, chipsets, boards/systems, and software tools and services.

Previously, Dr. Shrotriya was Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer for SuperGen, Inc. and Vice President, Medical Affairs and Vice President, Chief Medical Officer at MGI Pharma, Inc. For 18 years he held various positions at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, the most recent being Executive Director Worldwide CNS Clinical Research.

Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is an oncology-focused, NASDAQ-listed, clinical development company (NASDAQ: SPPI, www.spectrumpharm.com) based in Irvine, CA. Spectrum opportunistically acquires and advances a diversified portfolio of oncology drug candidates that meet critical health challenges for which there are few other treatment options. Spectrum's expertise lies in identifying undervalued drug candidates with demonstrated safety and efficacy, and adding value through further clinical development and selection of the most viable and low-risk methods of commercialization. The company's pipeline includes promising early and late-stage drug candidates with unique formulations and mechanisms of action that address the needs of seriously ill patients, such as at-home chemotherapy and new treatment regimens for refractory disease.

Cadence Design Systems, Inc. [CDNS] - October 27, 2006
President and CEO
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Michael J. Fister
Mike Fister is President and Chief Executive Officer of Cadence Design Systems, Inc. Prior to joining Cadence, he spent 17 years at Intel Corporation, where he was most recently Senior Vice President and General Manager of the company's Enterprise Platforms Group.

Intel's Enterprise Platform Group designs, markets, and supports building blocks for enterprise computing. During Fister's tenure as General Manager, Intel garnered commanding market segment share, including the introduction of the Itanium processor family which leads in virtually every performance category. Other products included a complement of Xeon processors, chipsets, boards/systems, and software tools and services.

Previously, Fister served as Vice President and General Manager of the Performance Microprocessor Group, where he managed Intel's IA-32 processor development organization and was responsible for the design, development and marketing of IA-32 processors, including the last versions of the Intel486 and the entire line including the Pentium Pro, Pentium II, Pentium III, Celeron, Pentium II Xeon, and Pentium III Xeon processors. Prior to this role, Mike held many other product development positions at Intel and has a long legacy of successful technology development and product delivery.

Fister is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati where he received a BS and MS in electrical engineering in 1977 and 1978 respectively. He spent his early years in a variety of executive and engineering management positions at Wyse, Machine Vision International, and Cincinnati Milacron. He currently sits on the Board of Directors of Autodesk Corporation and two non-profit organizations, the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Cadence Design Systems, Inc. is the global leader in software, hardware, methodologies and services that play essential roles in accelerating innovation in today's highly complex integrated circuits, printed-circuit boards, and electronics systems. Companies use Cadence electronic design automation (EDA) technologies and engineering services to design, verify, and prepare advanced semiconductors and systems for manufacturing. These products in turn form the foundation of consumer electronics, networking and telecommunications equipment, and computer systems. 5,100 Cadence employees at locations throughout the world�including China, India, Europe, Russia, Israel, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and North America�serve our global customer base.

Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation [SWHC] - October 19, 2006
President and CEO
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Michael Golden
Born and raised on the outskirts of South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Michael Golden's youth was comprised of family, academics and sports. His experience as a BSA Eagle Scout, helped to develop his skills of leadership, citizenship, and character.

For fifteen years at Black & Decker, Golden held a series of increasingly responsible positions to become Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the Accessory Division. His tenure at Black & Decker, and his involvement with the DeWalt line of industrial tools and accessories, laid the foundation for his experience with brand management. He played a leading role in executing DeWalt's strategy to emerge as a leading brand known for its reliability and durability not only with consumers, but within industrial and construction companies as well. Golden moved to Kohler Co., a 130-year old manufacturer of high-end kitchen and bathroom fixtures founded on the principles of craftsmanship and technology. As Vice President of Sales for the Plumbing Division for Kohler, Golden led the team that drove changes in the company's culture and its performance management to yield double-digit growth. Golden was then named President of Sales for the Industrial and Construction Division of The Stanley Works, a 160-year old company specializing in tools, hardware and specialty hardware. Golden later returned to Kohler as President of the Cabinetry Division where he made a significant contribution to the development of Kohler's management processes.

Golden received his Bachelor of Science in Marketing from The Pennsylvania State University and his MBA from Emory University in Georgia.

Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation, through its subsidiary Smith & Wesson Corp., is one of the world's largest manufacturers of quality handguns, law enforcement products and firearm safety/security products. The Company also licenses shooter protection, knives, apparel, footwear and other accessory lines. The Company is based in Springfield, Mass., with manufacturing facilities in Springfield and Houlton, Maine. The Smith & Wesson Academy is America's longest-running firearms training facility for America's public servants. For more information, call (800) 331-0852 or log on to www.smith-wesson.com .

United Security Bancshares [UBFO] - October 13, 2006
President and CEO
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Dennis Woods
Dennis Richard Woods was born in Fresno in 1947 as one of six children, educated in the Fresno School system, graduated from California State University Fresno, married, Cheryl, his high school sweetheart, raised two children with her and now serves as co-grandparent to five grandchildren. Both of his children live in Fresno with their families. On their wedding anniversary this year, Dennis and Cheryl celebrated their 39th year of marriage.

Dennis was the original organizer of United Security Bank beginning in 1986, the company opened for business in 1987 and the other founders elected him as chairman, a position he has held since. Being chosen to chair the bank board, even though he was the youngest founding member, is perhaps the most revealing statement about his ethical standards and character and leadership skills. Banking is an extremely regulated and heavily scrutinized industry and his management style and ethics standards have been proven during the last 18 years of operation. He is honest, open, forthright and fair in his dealings with all matters and with all people. In addition to the bank, he has been party to some 40 other business partnerships during his lifetime and in each case, it was he that was chosen to be in charge of the funds. The results of these partnerships and the banking business over these many years have been success after success without a hint of impropriety on any matter.

United Security Bancshares
Founded in 1987, United Security Bancshares (NASDAQ: UBFO) is the parent of United Security Bank, a state-chartered independent community bank headquartered in Fresno, California. The Bank currently operates ten branches in Fresno, Madera, and Kern Counties, and employs over 135 people. Today, with more than $640 million in assets, $560 million in deposits and $400 million in loans, United Security Bank continues to seek growth in its market area while enhancing the financial services offered to its customers.

Concur Technologies, Inc. [CNQR] - September 19, 2006
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
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Steve Singh
Steve Singh currently serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Singh has served as Chief Executive Officer since February 1996, and was appointed to Chairman of the Board of Directors in October 1999. Prior to joining Concur Technologies, Mr. Singh was General Manager of the Contact Management Division at Symantec Corporation.

Concur Technologies, Inc. is the world's leading provider of on-demand business services that automate Corporate Expense Management (CEM). Concur's integrated suite of on-demand CEM services enables organizations of all sizes to automate and control spending -- driving the costs out of the corporate travel booking and expense reporting processes while providing enhanced visibility and actionable expense analysis. Concur's services reach millions of employees across thousands of organizations around the world -- streamlining business processes, reducing operating costs and improving internal controls -- while empowering companies to apply greater insight into their spending patterns.

NetSol Technologies, Inc. [NTWK] - September 13, 2006
Chairman
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Najeeb Ghauri
Najeeb Ghauri is Chairman of the Board of Directors of NetSol Technologies, Inc. Mr. Ghauri was the founder of Netsol Technologies, Inc. (USA). He was very instrumental in the completion of the IPO in 1998 and spearheaded the listing of NetSol to NASDAQ Small Cap in December 1999. Most recently, Mr. Ghauri managed a most successful IPO on KSE (Karachi Stock Exchange) by listing the first software company 'Netsol Technologies, Ltd' in Pakistan.

Prior to launching NetSol in the U.S., Mr. Ghauri had over 15 years of combined marketing and management experience with Fortune 500 companies such as Unilever and Atlantic Richfield Corporation (ARCO). He received a bachelor's degree from Forman Christian College in Lahore, Pakistan and a bachelor's degree from Eastern Illinois University in Charleston. He earned an MBA in marketing management from the Peter Drucker School of Management at The Claremont Graduate School.

In 2001, Mr. Ghauri was a nominee for the Ernst & Young 'Entrepreneur of the Year' award in California. He is very active in various philanthropic and civic activities in the U.S. and in Pakistan. Mr. Ghauri is a founding board member the U.S. Pakistan Business Council of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C. and a founding board member of the Pakistan Human Development Fund in Pakistan. Mr. Ghauri is also on the board of M4 International, Inc., a California-based executive consulting firm.

NetSol Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTWK), is a multi-dimensional technology company, deriving revenue from a variety of information technology (IT) services and custom software offerings.

Through its off-shore IT service group located in Lahore, Pakistan, the company provides a wide range of consulting services and cost-effective development of customized application software. NetSol, with 350 plus employees and offices in the US, the UK, Australia and Pakistan, develops and markets LeaseSoft, a robust, highly scalable and flexible software suite for the $500 billion leasing and financial services industry, already in use by leading global companies such as Yamaha and DaimlerChrysler.

The company also provides, through its Pakistan-based majority-owned subsidiary NetSol-Ahkter, a complete range of high-speed and wireless Internet connectivity, support, services and maintenance.

RAM Holdings Ltd. [RAMR] - September 6, 2006
Vern Endo, President & Chief Executive Officer
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Vern Endo
Mr. Endo joined RAM Re in 2003 from GFGC LLC, a startup venture formed to establish a European-based financial guaranty company, where he was CEO and co-founder. Mr. Endo was a managing director and member of the corporate leadership team and board of directors at FGIC from 1991 to 2001. During his tenure at FGIC, he was responsible for various business segments including structured finance, bond insurance underwriting (including public finance and international), capital markets and new products. Between 1988 and 1991, Mr. Endo was also a managing director responsible for the mortgage finance unit and was later a member of the financial institutions group at Prudential Securities. He began his career at Citibank in 1976. He is Vice Chairman and a director of the Association of Financial Guaranty Insurers.

RAM Holdings Ltd. was founded in 1998 as a Bermuda-based provider of financial guaranty reinsurance. We conduct substantially all of our operations through our wholly owned subsidiary, RAM Reinsurance Company Ltd. We are the only financial guaranty reinsurer rated "AAA" by Standard & Poor's focused solely on providing reinsurance to third parties. We provide financial guaranty reinsurance for public finance and structured finance obligations, covering risks in both the United States and international markets. More information can be found at www.ramre.com .

TASER Int'l [TASR] - August 31, 2006
Thomas P. Smith, President
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Thomas P. Smith
Thomas P. Smith is the President of TASER International, a company he co-founded with his brother in 1993. TASER International, headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, is the world's leading manufacturer of conductive energy non-lethal weapons which are currently deployed by more than 7500 federal, state and local law enforcement agencies.

Mr. Smith had primary responsibility for establishing the operations and logistics of the Company in the beginning while his brother focused on research and development and marketing. From 1994 through 1996, Mr. Smith was responsible for the accounting, finance and operations. In 1996, Mr. Smith had responsibility for moving the manufacturing operations from the U.S. to Mexico using a Cessna 414 that he piloted to commute weekly from Scottsdale to Mexico. He ran the manufacturing and operations areas in the U.S. and Mexico through 2001 including the final relocation from Mexico back to Scottsdale. Starting in 1997, Mr. Smith began his involvement in the export sales activities in addition to his manufacturing and operations responsibilities.

After the Company's IPO in May, 2001, Mr. Smith moved full-time into the Company's sales area where his primary responsibility remains today. Mr. Smith's prime responsibilities are managing both domestic and international sales for TASER International. This requires worldwide travel to over 40 countries to conduct presentations for government officials and for law enforcement agency command staff demonstrations. In addition, Mr. Smith directs all interactions for the company with the federal government including the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Transportation, the Department of Justice, and the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in Washington, DC. Mr. Smith also overseas the highly sensitive area of aircraft security and has spent over a two years assisting with lobbying efforts in Washington, DC.

The success of TASER International and his proven entrepreneurial drive keeps Mr. Smith traveling the globe presenting to high level governments on the benefits from using his products. He recently has presented at financial investor and conferences, Non-Lethal Weapons Symposium, and numerous foreign government meetings to initiate use of the TASER in their respective countries. Mr. Smith is also a frequent guest representing his company on CNBC, MSNBC, CNN, Bloomberg News and FOX News. Mr. Smith, along with his brother, won the 2002 Arizona Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award.

Mr. Smith is an honorary member of the Board of Directors for the TASER Foundation supporting its mission to honor the service and sacrifice of local and federal law enforcement officers in the United States and Canada lost in the line of duty by providing financial support to their families.

Prior to the founding of TASER International, Mr. Smith held positions with Jostens Learning Corporation and Andersen Consulting.

Mr. Smith is a certified airline transport pilot with over 5,500 flying hours. He also enjoys SCUBA diving, water and snow skiing, piano and photography.

Mr. Smith holds a M.B.A. degree from Northern Arizona University and a B.S. degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from the University of Arizona. He and his wife Deanna have two children and reside in Paradise Valley.

TASER International provides advanced electronic control devices for use in the law enforcement, military, private security and personal defense markets.

Founded in 1993 by brothers Rick and Tom Smith as a private company, TASER International has remained committed to saving lives every day by providing innovative, high quality products and services that exceed customer satisfaction every time. Since that time, TASER International has become a publicly traded company (NASDAQ: TASR) that is revolutionizing and changing the world.

TASER devices use proprietary technology to incapacitate dangerous, combative or high-risk subjects who pose a risk to law enforcement officers, innocent citizens or themselves in a manner that is generally recognized as a safer alternative to other uses of force.

Over 9,500 law enforcement agencies in the United States and abroad have deployed TASER products. Over 2,500 police departments have purchased TASER� electronic control devices for full deployment to all patrol officers. Effective weapons increase the safety of military personnel and law enforcement officers, decrease suspect injuries, improve community relations, reduce litigation as well as reduce law enforcement medical and liability insurance costs. Most importantly, TASER technology saves lives.

Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. [CALP] - August 24, 2006
Kevin Hrusovsky, President and CEO
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Kevin Hrusovsky
Kevin Hrusovsky was appointed President and CEO of Caliper Life Sciences immediately following the acquisition of Zymark Corporation by Caliper in July 2003. Prior to the acquisition, Mr. Hrusovsky served as President and CEO for Zymark starting in late 1996. Mr. Hrusovsky successfully transformed Zymark from a custom robotics company into a formidable Life Sciences "Tools" company through acquisitions, R&D investment and recruitment of top industry talent. Under Mr. Hrusovsky's leadership, Zymark developed a strong global channel into the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry, with subsequent expansion into the genomics and proteomics market. Mr. Hrusovsky has senior management relationships throughout the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, and has been instrumental in developing strategic collaborations with Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Amgen, Millennium, Aventis, Glaxo, Molecular Devices, Affymetrix, Qiagen, Dako, and Eppendorf. Before joining Zymark, Mr. Hrusovsky was president of the Pharmaceutical Division at FMC and ran the Teflon and other specialty businesses at Dupont. His entire career has been associated with managing transformative innovation into sustainable profitable enterprises. He is on the Board of Directors of Xenogen Corporation, the Global Research Council for Children's Hospital, Boston and is a member of the Association of Laboratory Automation Steering Committee. He received an Honorary Doctorate degree from Framingham State University for contributions to life sciences. Mr. Hrusovsky holds a BSME from Ohio State and M.B.A. from Ohio University. He and his family are authentic Buckeyes!

Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. Caliper Life Sciences is a leading provider of drug discovery and life sciences research solutions for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. With its recent acquisitions of NovaScreen Biosciences and Xenogen Corp., Caliper has positioned itself to transform drug discovery and development through a keen focus on clinically relevant experimentation. Caliper's products and services, assembled from a leading portfolio of microfluidics, liquid handling, and imaging technologies, span in vitro and in vivo experimentation and address key issues on the critical path of drug discovery and development. More information about Caliper can be found at www.caliperLS.com .

AXT Inc. [AXTI] - August 9, 2006
Philip C.S. Yin, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer
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Philip C.S. Yin, Ph.D.
Dr. Yin joined AXT in March 2005. From 2003 to February 2005, Dr. Yin served as general manager for North America of AIXTRON Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of MOCVD equipment used in the compound semiconductor industry. From 2002 to 2003, Dr. Yin was sole proprietor of Philip S. Yin Consulting, a consultant of semiconductor materials in areas of epitaxial deposition, silicon wafers and strategic business development. From 1999 to 2002, Dr. Yin was president of ATMI Epitaxial Services. Prior to that, Dr. Yin held positions as senior vice president, sales and marketing of Crysteco, and director of sales for Mitsubishi Silicon America. Dr. Yin also held various positions with Monsanto Electronics Materials and IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center. Dr. Yin holds a B.S. in Physics from Villanova University and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Material Science from Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute. He is a member of the Electrochemical Society and the American Association for Crystal Growth. He is also a member of the Harley Davidson Advisory Panel.

AXT Inc. AXT designs, develops, manufactures and distributes high-performance compound and single element semiconductor substrates comprising gallium arsenide (GaAs), indium phosphide (InP) and germanium (Ge). The company's substrate products are used primarily in lighting display applications, wireless communications, and fiber optic communications. Its vertical gradient freeze (VGF) technique for manufacturing semiconductor substrates provides significant benefits over other methods and enabled AXT to become a leading manufacturer of such substrates, particularly in optoelectronics applications. AXT has manufacturing facilities in China and invests in five joint ventures producing raw materials. For more information, see AXT's website at http://www.axt.com. The company can also be reached at 4281 Technology Drive, Fremont, California 94538 or by calling 510-683-5900. AXT is traded on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol AXTI.

NETGEAR, Inc. [NTGR] - August 4, 2006
Patrick Lo, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
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Patrick Lo
Patrick Lo brings more than 25 years of marketing, product management and development and managerial experience in the computer software, networking PC and hardware industries. He holds overall responsibility for driving NETGEAR's strategic business development, market definition, retail and channel sales efforts and worldwide marketing programs.

Patrick Lo has served as NETGEAR's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since March 2002. From September 1999 to March 2002, he served as President, and from inception in 1996 to September 1999, he served as Vice President and General Manager.

Mr. Lo joined Bay Networks, a networking company, in August 1995 to launch a division targeting the small business and home markets and established the NETGEAR division in January 1996. From 1983 until 1995, Mr. Lo worked at Hewlett-Packard Company, a computer and test equipment company, where he served in various management positions in software sales, technical support, network product management, sales support and marketing in the United States and Asia, most recently as the Asia/ Pacific marketing director for Unix servers. Mr. Lo received a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Brown University.

NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTGR) designs technologically advanced, branded networking products that address the specific needs of small business and home users. The Company's product offerings enable users to share Internet access, peripherals, files, digital multimedia content and applications among multiple personal computers and other Internet-enabled devices. These products are grouped into three major product portfolios: Ethernet Networking Products, Broadband Products and Wireless Products. Ethernet Networking Products include Ethernet adapters, hubs, switches and accessories. Broadband Products include secured wired and wireless routers and gateways. Gateways are routers with integrated broadband modems and / or voice over Internet connections. Wireless Products include adapters, access points, antennas and accessories.

NETGEAR, formally a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bay Networks, Inc., which was purchased by Nortel Networks NA Inc. in August 1998, is focused on the networking needs of the small business, which the Company defines as businesses with fewer than 250 employees, and home markets. As a result of NETGEAR's strong brand name, the execution of its operating strategy and the growth in demand for networking products within small and medium businesses and homes, the Company has experienced a CAGR of 26% since 1999.

NETGEAR's diverse global sales channel includes thousands of value added resellers (VARs), direct market resellers (DMRs), such as CDW, traditional retailers with over 10,000 retail locations around the world, including Best Buy, CompUSA, and Staples in North America, and PC World in the United Kingdom and MediaMarkt in Germany, as well as online retailers such as Amazon.com and Buy.com. In addition, the Company sells its products through broadband service providers such as Time-Warner Cable, Comcast and Charter Communications.

Capital Corporation of the West [CCOW] - August 3, 2006
Thomas Hawker, Chief Executive Officer
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Thomas Hawker
Responsibilities: Overall responsibility for the holding Company and Bank and is a member of the Board of Capital Corp of the West and County Bank. He serves on the Asset Liability Committee (ALCO), Directors Loan Committee (DLC), Directors Search Committee, and County Bank Foundation.

He also serves as a Director of TCM Bank. He also serves on ICBA's Payments & Technology and Large Community Bank Committee. He is also Vice Chair and founding Director of the Pacific Coast Bankers Bank.

He graduated from San Jose State University and went on to receive his MBA in Finance from Santa Clara University. He and his wife and three daughters transferred to the Merced area in 1992. He is a lifetime banker. He is a past President of the Rotary and is an Advisory Director of the California Aviation Challenge Foundation and Merced College and a Trustee for the UC Merced Foundation. He also serves as a Director for the Fresno Economic & Development Corporation.

Capital Corp of the West, a bank holding company established November 1, 1995, is the parent company of County Bank, which has over 29 years of service as "Central California's Community Bank." Currently County Bank has twenty- three branch offices serving the counties of Fresno, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Sacramento, Stanislaus, San Joaquin, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Sacramento, and Tuolumne. As of the latest FDIC data, County Bank has a 6.5% market share in the six Central California counties in which it has significant retail branches. This ranks County Bank fifth out of thirty-seven financial institutions in this market area. For further information about the Company's financial performance, contact Tom Hawker, President & Chief Executive Officer at 209-725-2276, or R. Dale McKinney Chief Financial Officer, at 209-725-7435.

Pegasus Wireless Corporation [PGWC] - July 21, 2006
Jasper Knabb, Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
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Jasper Knabb
Mr. Knabb has more than 20 years experience in the high tech industry. His expansive involvement in the technology business encompasses PC manufacturing, distribution and sales, computer gaming, technology development and manufacturing, and product invention. Prior to joining Pegasus Wireless, Mr. Knabb was the President of Wireless Frontier from 2003 to 2004 and was responsible for successfully bringing the company public. Prior to Wireless Frontier, Mr. Knabb was a Managing Director at Pegasus Wireless Corporation responsible for business development from 2001 to 2003. In 1998, Mr. Knabb founded and became the President of Beach Access, an Internet service providing company, and successfully sold the company in 2000. Between 1985 and 1998, he was the owner and the President of Microland, a PC retailing business. During this time Mr. Knabb was also involved with SEI, a Nintendo console game developer and manufacturer, and he is credited with developing the security chip which allowed 3rd party software to run on licensed Nintendo 8bit consoles, legally opening the software market to game developers from the pc platform. Mr. Knabb successfully sold SEI in 1999. Mr. Knabb was a founding member of WECA; now known as the Wi-Fi Alliance, which is credited for the development of 802.11 technology to which Pegasus holds a patent.

Pegasus Wireless Corporation has been providing customers worldwide with broadband wireless networking solutions since it was founded in 1993. The Company's mission is to bring standards based wireless solutions to all areas of application-specific markets by providing the most feature-rich, flexible and robust hardware and software solutions customized for each application's unique needs. The Company holds a patent to 802.11 technology, which is the platform for all wireless protocol. This allows the user to implement wireless network products for various applications without needing to load and configure additional software drivers.

In order to meet the needs of the Company's current rate of growth, as well as bring innovative products to retail shelves by the end of 2006, Pegasus acquired three companies in late 2005. AMAX Engineering Corporation, located in Fremont, CA is an award-winning manufacturer and distributor of innovative server, industrial, workstation and clustering systems. The company and its state-of-the art distribution facility will allow Pegasus to meet the growing demand for its revolutionary products, and will make it possible for the Company to provide end-to-end solutions for its clients with greater confidence and rapidity. CNet Technologies, Inc. is a China-based designer and manufacturer of computer network equipment. Pegasus acquired CNet in order to accelerate the assembly of its own products as well as goods for companies abroad, which will ultimately increase profit margins. The company's third subsidiary is S.K.I. Technologies, Inc., a manufacturer of electronics and wireless communications products. S.K.I. is located in Taiwan, where it is considered the dominant force in its industry. These three companies give Pegasus the capacity to engineer, manufacture, and distribute its wireless products through its own channels, therefore eliminating the need for contract manufacturing from outside venues. In Pegasus' annual report for 2005, the Company estimated that the combination of its three subsidiaries have the ability to produce approximately $650 million (at selling price) of Pegasus' products.

Their unique technologies, from products such as plug and play devices to their own patented polling protocols, continue to improve and emerge with the ever demanding needs of the market and customers. These products and solutions utilize cutting-edge technology that the competition does not have, such as real-time high-definition streaming video, and allow a higher user capacity per base station, dynamic key sniff-proof security, easy true plug-n-play driverless installation, and bandwidth control, which allows for more efficient use of bandwidth.

Blue Holdings Inc. [BLUE] - June 20, 2006
Paul Guez, Chairman, CEO and President
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Paul Guez
Mr. Guez, "tycoon of denim," is Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Blue Holdings, Inc.. Prior to his undertakings with Blue Holdings, Mr. Guez was the Chief Executive Officer (and remains the owner) of Blue Concept LLC, a Los Angeles-based fashion incubator, engaged in the design, marketing, manufacturing and wholesale distribution of premium fashion collections for a growing stable of contemporary brands, including Duarte Jeans, Elvis, and Memphis Blues. For the nine year period prior to the formation of Blue Concept in 2002, Mr. Guez co-operated Azteca Production International, Inc., a Los Angeles-based manufacturer of denim apparel. Mr. Guez began his career in the apparel industry in 1976, when he founded Sasson Jeans.

Blue Holdings Inc. Blue Holdings Inc., based in Commerce, CA, was formed by Paul Guez in September 2004. Through its wholly owned subsidiary Antik Denim, LLC, Blue Holdings designs, manufactures, and markets high-end vintage denim fashion jeans, apparel and accessories with an Old West flair. The Company is managed by seasoned fashion industry executives and professionals, and currently has over 70 employees. Blue Holdings completed a reverse merger transaction with Marine Jet Technology Corp. on April 29, 2005, and its stock is currently traded on the OTC Bulletin Board under the ticker symbol BLHL. Besides owning the "Antik Denim" brand, the Company is a licensee of three other brands :"Yanuk", "U" and "Taverniti So Jeans".

Hythiam Inc. [HYTM] - May 17, 2006
Terren S. Peizer, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
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Terren S. Peizer
Terren Peizer founded Hythiam™ in 2003. Recognizing that advances in scientific research definitively established alcohol and drug addiction as physiological chronic diseases - not psychological, sociological, or personality disorders - Peizer launched Hythiam.

Prior to forming Hythiam, Peizer founded and served as Chairman and CEO of Clearant, Inc., a biotechnology company that is a leader in pathogen inactivation solutions. Peizer has served as President and Vice Chairman of Hollis-Eden Pharmaceuticals and Chairman of the Board of Cray, Inc. - the supercomputing industry leader. He remains the largest beneficial shareholder of Cray, Inc. He also has been among the largest beneficial shareholders and senior executives at several other technology and biotechnology companies.

Peizer has assisted companies with assembling management teams, boards of directors and scientific advisory boards, and formulating business and financial strategies - including investor and public relations, and capital formation. Peizer has a background in venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, investing, and corporate finance. He held senior executive positions with the investment banking firms Goldman Sachs, First Boston, and Drexel Burnham Lambert.

Hythiam Inc. Hythiam® is a healthcare services management company focused on delivering solutions for those suffering from alcoholism and other substance dependencies. Hythiam researches, develops, licenses and commercializes innovative physiological, nutritional, and behavioral treatment protocols that seek to address substance dependence. Additionally, Hythiam provides proprietary administrative services to assist physicians and facilities with staff education, marketing and outreach support, and outcomes tracking for data analysis. For further information, please click on www.hythiam.com .

Aladdin Knowledge Systems Ltd. [ALDN] - May 16, 2006
Yanki Margalit, CEO, Founder and Chairman
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Yanki Margalit
Yanki Margalit is the founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Aladdin Knowledge Systems, Ltd. In 1984, he designed and developed several products in the areas of artificial intelligence and software security, founding Aladdin to market them. Mr. Margalit then introduced HASP, a system offering software protection without inconveniencing legitimate users. In 1993, Mr. Margalit took Aladdin public on the NASDAQ stock exchange, and in 1996 he brought about the merger of Aladdin with FAST Software Security in Germany. Aladdin acquired eSafe Technologies in 1998 and Preview Systems in 2001. Today, Aladdin is a worldwide leader in digital security, providing trusted solutions for software Digital Rights Management and Internet Security. A strong proponent of community activism, Mr. Margalit has shaped Aladdin into a company with longstanding involvement in a number of philanthropic and charity organizations.

Aladdin Knowledge Systems Ltd. Aladdin Knowledge Systems Ltd. is a global provider of security solutions that reduce software theft, authenticate network users and protect against unwanted Internet and e-mail content, including spam, viruses and spyware. Its security products are organized into two segments: Software Digital Rights Management (DRM) and Enterprise Security. Aladdin's Software DRM products allow software publishers to protect their intellectual property and increase revenues by reducing losses from software theft and piracy. Its Enterprise Security solutions enable organizations to secure their information technology assets by controlling who has access to their networks (authentication) and what content their users can utilize (content security). Visit the Aladdin Web site at www.Aladdin.com .

F5 Networks [FFIV] - May 12, 2006
John McAdam, CEO, President and Director
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John McAdam
John McAdam has served as our President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director since July 2000. Prior to joining F5 Networks, McAdam served as General Manager of the Web server sales business at IBM. From January 1995 until August 1999, McAdam served as he President and Chief Operating Officer of Sequent Computer Systems, Inc., a manufacturer of high-end open systems, which was sold to IBM in September 1999. McAdam holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Glasgow, Scotland.

F5 Networks is the global leader in Application Delivery Networking. F5 provides solutions that make applications secure, fast, and available for everyone, helping organizations get the most out of their investment. By adding intelligence and manageability into the network to offload applications, F5 optimizes applications and allows them to work faster and consume fewer resources. F5's extensible architecture intelligently integrates application optimization, protects the application and the network, and delivers application reliability - all on one universal platform. Over 10,000 organizations and service providers worldwide trust F5 to keep their applications running. The company is headquartered in Seattle, Washington with offices worldwide. For more information, go to www.f5.com.

Magma Design Automation [LAVA] - April 17, 2006
Rajeev Madhavan, CEO, President and Chairman of the Board of Directors
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Rajeev Madhavan
Rajeev Madhavan has served as Magma's CEO, president and chairman of the board of directors since he co-founded the company in 1997. Prior to that Madhavan co-founded and served as president and CEO of Ambit Design Systems. Madhavan previously co-founded and served as director of engineering of LogicVision. Madhavan received a bachelor's degree in electronics and communication from KREC, Surathkal, India, and a master's degree in electrical engineering from Queen's University, Ontario, Canada.

Magma Design Automation is a fast-growing software company, providing electronic design automation (EDA) products used by the world's major semiconductor manufacturers to design some of the most complex and highest-performing integrated circuits being made today. The company was founded in 1997 on the concept of combining logic design and physical design into a single system to better address emerging deep submicron design challenges.

Crosstex Energy, Inc.[XTXI] - April 11, 2006
Barry E. Davis, President & CEO
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Barry E. Davis
Barry E. Davis is president and chief executive officer of the Crosstex Energy companies, Crosstex Energy, Inc. (XTXI) and Crosstex Energy L.P. (XTEX). Barry led the founding of Crosstex in 1996 by accomplishing a management buyout of his previous company, Comstock Natural Gas, Inc. Under Barry's leadership, Crosstex has grown to be a significant midstream service provider with throughput of approximately 2.6 billion cf/day of natural gas. Barry has more than 20 years of experience in the natural gas industry. In 1992, he founded Ventana Natural Gas Company, a predecessor of Crosstex. Prior to Ventana, he served as vice president of marketing and project development for Endevco, Inc. and worked in the marketing group at Enserch Exploration. He currently serves on the boards of Leadership Network, the Kidlinks Foundation, and the Dallas Hardhatter Association. Barry is a member and former president of the Natural Gas & Electric Power Society and he is also a member of the Natural Gas Society of East Texas and the Young Presidents' Organization. He earned his bachelor of business administration degree in finance from Texas Christian University.

Crosstex Energy is a leading independent midstream energy services company engaged in the gathering, transmission, treating, processing and marketing of natural gas. The company owns pipeline and plant facilities in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and New Mexico. The company's headquarters are in Dallas, Texas.

The company connects the wells of natural gas producers in key supply areas to the company's gathering systems. Crosstex also treats natural gas to remove impurities to ensure that it meets pipeline quality specifications, processes natural gas for removal of natural gas liquids, transports natural gas and ultimately provide an aggregated supply of natural gas to utilities and industrial consumers. The company is also engaged in providing crude oil, natural gas and NGL marketing services.

Since its founding in 1996, Crosstex has grown through the construction, acquisition, and operation of new midstream facilities.

In 2005 alone, the company acquired Graco Operations, which added 25 amine treating plants and Cardinal Gas Services, which included nine additional amine treating facilities and 19 dew point control gas processing plants. In addition, Crosstex purchased El Paso Corporation's processing and natural gas liquids business in South Louisiana. The transaction included 2.3 billion cubic feet per day of processing capacity, 66,000 barrels per day of fractionation capacity, 2.4 billion barrels of underground storage and approximately 400 miles of natural gas liquids transport lines.

Also in 2005, Crosstex began construction of a 144-mile, 24-inch diameter pipeline in the gas rich Barnett Shale region of North Texas. The pipeline is expected to be completed in early 2006. In addition, the company expanded the capacity of its South Texas and Mississippi Systems during the year.

The company currently operates over 5,000 miles of pipeline, ten processing plants, four fractionators, and approximately 150 natural gas amine treating plants. Crosstex currently provides services for approximately 2.6 billion cubic feet/day of natural gas, or approximately 4.9 percent of marketed U.S. daily production based on August 2005 Department of Energy data.

Crosstex Energy, L.P. (master limited partnership) common units are listed on the NASDAQ national market under the symbol XTEX. Crosstex Energy, Inc. (general partner) common shares are listed on the NASDAQ national market under the symbol XTXI.

Parallel Petroleum [PLLL] - April 10, 2006
Larry Oldham, President & CEO
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Larry C. Oldham
Larry Oldham, President and CEO, is a founder of Parallel Petroleum, and has served as an officer and Director since the Company was formed in 1979. Before Parallel's formation, Mr. Oldham was employed by Dorchester Gas Corporation from 1976 to 1979 and KPMG Peat Marwick, LLP during 1975 and 1976. Mr. Oldham became CEO of Parallel in January 2004 and has served as President since October 1994. He served as Executive Vice President before that time.

Parallel Petroleum is a rapidly growing energy company focused exclusively on onshore, domestic development and production of oil and natural gas reserves, primarily in Texas and New Mexico. Parallel is a fast follower and implementer of New Technology, including horizontal drilling, fracture stimulation and three-dimensional seismic. Parallel currently has a repeatable low-risk inventory of approximately 400 net drilling locations that have a potential high rate of return, i.e. quick cash-on-cash payouts and long life reserves.

Amarin Corporation [AMRN] - March 29, 2006
Rick Stewart, Chief Executive Officer
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Rick Stewart
Rick Stewart joined the company in November, 1998 as President & Chief Operating Officer of Amarin Corporation plc. Prior to joining the company, Rick was responsible for corporate strategy as Corporate Development Director of SkyePharma plc, having previously been Finance Director. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from The University of Bath, School of Management.

Amarin is a neuroscience company focused on the research, development and commercialization of novel drugs for the treatment of central nervous system disorders. Miraxion, Amarin's lead development compound, is in Phase III development for Huntington's disease, Phase II development for depressive disorders and pre-clinical development for Parkinson's disease.

Taleo Corporation [TLEO] - March 22, 2006
Michael Gregoire, Chief Executive Officer
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Michael Gregoire
Michael Gregoire is the President and CEO Taleo, the largest software on demand company in the world focused on Talent Management solutions. Taleo enables organizations of all sizes to assess, acquire, develop and align their workforce for improved business performance.

Prior to Taleo, Mr. Gregoire served as an officer and Executive Vice President of enterprise software company PeopleSoft, responsible for its global Services business. The PeopleSoft Services business consisted of PeopleSoft Consulting, PeopleSoft Education, and PeopleSoft Hosting. Here, Gregoire led a workforce of more than 4,000 professionals and $2.3B in revenue.

Immediately prior to his position at PeopleSoft, Inc. Mr. Gregoire was the Executive Director of the EDS New York Information Solutions Organization based in New York City. The Information Solutions Organization business was a $500M+ in annual revenue unit focused on aligning technology and operations with business strategy. Mr. Gregoire's 12-plus year career at EDS spanned multiple executive positions including Managing Director of the Global Financial Markets Consulting Division and Chief Technology Officer of a division of EDS Canada.

Gregoire has a master's degree from California Coast University and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Wilfred Laurier University in Ontario, Canada. He has been named one of Consulting Magazine's "Top 25 Most Influential Consultants."

Taleo Corporation (NASDAQ: TLEO) delivers on demand talent management solutions that enable organizations of all sizes to assess, acquire, develop and align their workforce for improved business performance. Taleo's customers use its suite of solutions to improve their talent management processes to reduce the time and costs associated with these processes and to enhance the quality, productivity and efficiency of their workforces. Taleo currently has more than 350 corporate customers with approximately 500,000 registered users who use our services to fill positions in almost 100 countries. For more information visit www.taleo.com.

Innospec Inc. [IOSP] - March 21, 2006
Paul Jennings, President & Chief Executive Officer
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Paul Jennings
Paul Jennings joined the company in 2002 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in July 2005. Prior to this Paul was Chief Financial Officer for Griffin LLC, a joint venture between Griffin Corporation and Dupont in the crop protection chemical industry based in the US. From 1986 to 1999, he held the positions of Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance for various divisions and regions of Courtaulds plc. He worked in Europe, US and Singapore, in the fibre, chemical, film and coating industries.

Innospec Inc. is an international specialty chemicals company with operations in three distinct business areas. Its Fuel Specialties business specializes in manufacturing and supplying additives to improve fuel efficiency boost engine performance and reduce harmful emissions. Performance Chemicals supplies chemicals used in the production of personal care, household detergents and crop protection products as well as additives used in plastics, paper, metal plating and oil process industries. Innospec's Octane Additives business is the world's only producer of tetraethyl lead (TEL). The company has approximately 1,000 employees in 23 countries.

Eurotrust. [EURO] - March 14, 2006
Aldo Petersen, Chief Executive Officer
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Eurotrust operates within Renewable energy and property development.

Our strategy is to continue to use the profits from our Real Estate development unit to expand our holdings within renewable energy.

Real Estate Development
Eurotrust real estate development segment, through various wholly owned subsidiaries and corporate joint ventures, primarily develops homeowner condominiums, complexes, single family homes, recreational homes and multi-family rental complexes throughout Denmark. The development occurs as we: 1) seek out desirable locations for property development, 2) acquire permission for resale of a finalized development project, 3) acquire the land or options to purchase the land, 4) design the project in cooperation with outside architects and engineers, 4) acquire governmental permission to build the project, 5) pre-sell through local real estate agents a minimum number of units, requiring purchasers to sign a binding sales contract and guarantee, 5) construct the properties through outside construction contractors and 6) sell remaining units, if any.

Wind Energy
During June 2005, the company acquired six operating windmills located in wind parks in Germany. The Company also holds a 25% equity interest in an additional windmill in Germany. Each respective windmill or windpark has entered into 20 year agreements with German electric utilities companies, to sell the electricity generated. The agreements have fixed minimum prices. The manufacturers have agreed to operate the wind parks at a fixed percentage of revenue. The Company generally acquires a lease for the land for periods of 20 years with two, five year options to extend the lease.

Eurotrust plans to continue to expand this segment through the development and operation of windmill energy parks throughout Europe, where we believe there is a strong consumer and government preference for renewable and alternative non-polluting energy sources, resulting in attractive government subsidies and tax benefits from accelerated depreciation. We expect this political climate to persist in the near future.

Rosetta Resources Inc. [ROSE] - February 14, 2006
Bill Berilgen, Chief Executive Officer
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Bill Berilgen
B.A. "Bill" Berilgen is Chief Executive Officer of Rosetta Resources Inc. Mr. Berilgen has a total of 35 years experience in the oil and gas business. He has a BS Degree in Petroleum Engineering and a MS Degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Oklahoma. From 1970 through 1974, he worked for Mobil Oil as a petroleum engineer in Oklahoma. From 1975 through 1981, Mr. Berilgen worked for ANR Production Company/Michigan Wisconsin Pipeline in various engineering and management positions. From 1981 through 1984 he was employed by Aminoil, a large independent, initially as Operations Manager for Texas onshore and later as Engineering Manager for the Gulf Coast, onshore and offshore. Mr. Berilgen joined Forest Oil in late 1984 until mid 1997. His early positions at Forest were in engineering and management. From 1992 though 1996, he was Vice President of Operations. During his last year at Forest Oil, Mr. Berilgen held the position of Vice President and Chief Technical Officer. In June 1997, Mr. Berilgen joined Sheridan Energy, a public oil and gas company, as its President and Chief Executive Officer. While CEO, the company increased its oil and gas production from 5MMCFE/D to 40 MMCFE/D in two years. After the sale of Sheridan to Calpine, under Mr. Berilgen's direction, Calpine's gas production increased from 40 MMCFE/D to over 400 MMCFE/D and 1.3 TCF of proved reserves.

Rosetta Resources Inc. is an independent oil and gas company engaged in acquisition, exploration, development and production of oil and gas properties in North America. Our operations are concentrated in the Sacramento Basin of California, South Texas, the Gulf of Mexico and the Rocky Mountains. Rosetta is a Delaware corporation based in Houston, Texas.

Witness Systems [WITS] - February 8, 2006
David Gould, Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer
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David Gould
Having held leadership roles with both start-up and larger technology companies, Dave offers a broad range of experience that touches every aspect of the business. A proven industry leader with a breadth of knowledge in launching and growing businesses in emerging markets, he possesses sound experience in predicting market developments, setting and adjusting strategy, and leading organizations amidst changing market dynamics.

Under his leadership, several key milestones have contributed to the company's standing today. In February 2000, Dave took Witness Systems through its initial public offering. In April 2003, his team successfully acquired and combined U.K.-based Eyretel into its organization, and in January 2005, it completed its combination with workforce management company, Blue Pumpkin Software. Under his guidance and that of the company's senior management team, Witness Systems has increased revenue and stockholder value quarter-on-quarter and year-on-year, and through its successful M&A activities, it has expanded its global footprint, grown its staff, increased customer acquisition, extended its channel network and broadened its software/services - offering the market's first workforce optimization solutions, all from a single provider.

Professional History
Dave joined Witness Systems from Boston-based InStream Corporation, where he was chairman and CEO of the early-stage Internet electronic commerce company targeting the healthcare market. Prior to his roles there, he served as president of DCA's Remote Access Division (now Attachmate Corporation) and held management positions with Management Science America (MSA).

During his career, he has served on the board of directors for several organizations, including his current position on PrimeRevenue's board. Dave also sits on the board for the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) and the Board of Advisors for the Atlanta Metro Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, he is a member of the Tocqueville Society of the United Way.

Education
Dave holds a bachelors in economics degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a MBA from Emory University.

Witness Systems is a leading global provider of workforce optimization software and services that provide enterprises with unprecedented visibility into customer service processes, workforce performance, and customer intelligence. The company's solutions play a strategic role in the customer interaction centers of Global 2000, small- and medium-sized businesses worldwide, as well as in IP Telephony and back office environments, and throughout the extended enterprise, including branch offices. Through its Impact 360™ workforce optimization solution, Witness Systems brings together workforce management, quality monitoring/full-time recording, eLearning, and performance management under a flexible, scalable framework that provides a single user interface and centralized access to data and reports. By maximizing enterprise information flow and customer service effectiveness while minimizing the complexity of system administration, Witness Systems' solutions enable organizations to optimize their people, processes and technology. Through an integrated business consulting, implementation and training methodology, Witness Systems supports a rapid deployment of its solutions, enabling the company's customers to drive revenue, reduce operational costs, and achieve greater customer retention and loyalty.

ATP Oil & Gas Corporation [ATPG] - February 6, 2006
T. Paul Bulmahn, Founder, Chairman, and President
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T. Paul Bulmahn
T. Paul Bulmahn is the Founder and presently is the Chairman and President of ATP Oil & Gas Corporation (NASDAQ: ATPG), an international offshore oil and gas development and production company. ATP Oil & Gas Corporation, with offices in Houston, London, and IJmuiden, Netherlands, has earned a reputation for superior company performance with a historic 97% success rate developing offshore properties for commercial production. In 2000 ATP achieved a ranking of #5 on the Inc. 500, the 5th fastest growing company in America, with a five-year growth rate of 8,127%. After Mr. Bulmahn took ATP public in 2001, its share price performance has outstripped an array of prominent indexes including pork belly futures, gold futures, U.S. Treasury Bond Yield and the S&P 500 Index. ATP has accepted a number of significant awards, including: Offshore Energy Achievement Award for Innovation/Technology (2004), Inc./Cisco 2000 Growing with Technology Award, Best Field Improvement Project (1999), and Mr. Bulmahn was selected Entrepreneur of the Year in Energy by Ernst and Young in 2000.

Mr. Bulmahn earned a B. A. from Valparaiso University; J. D. from University of Texas School of Law; and an M.B.A. from the Graduate School of Business, Texas State University, which in 2000 named him a Distinguished Alumnus.

ATP Oil & Gas Corporation is engaged in the acquisition, development and production of natural gas and oil properties in the Gulf of Mexico and the North Sea. ATP acquires and develops properties, many of which have proved undeveloped reserves ("PUD's") at the time of acquisition that are economically attractive to ATP, but not strategic to exploration-oriented oil and gas companies. Such strategy provides ATP with the assets to develop and produce without the risk, cost and time involved in traditional exploration. Since its inception in 1991, ATP has had an exceptionally strong development record, taking 38 out of 39 projects to production that were previously undeveloped and non-producing.

Boardwalk Bank [BORD] - February 2, 2006
Michael D. Devlin, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer
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Michael D. Devlin
Michael D. Devlin has been the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank since its inception in 1999. Mr. Devlin currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Marquette National Corporation based in Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Devlin is a graduate of St. Joseph's University.

Boardwalk Bank ("the Bank") is a New Jersey state chartered commercial bank headquartered in Linwood, Atlantic County, New Jersey, in the southern Atlantic shore region of the state. We conduct business from a lending office in Linwood and branch offices in Linwood, Galloway Township, Margate, Egg Harbor Township, and Cape May Court House, New Jersey. We have a branch office under construction in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey and branch office sites under consideration in Cape May City, New Jersey, Vineland, New Jersey and Hamilton Township, New Jersey. At December 31, 2005, the Bank had total assets of $401,666,000, total deposits of $272,494,000 and stockholders' equity of $35,343,000. Our business objective is to be recognized as a reliable and responsive provider of high quality banking services to small and mid-sized businesses and professionals located in our target market area of Atlantic, Cape May and Cumberland counties, New Jersey. The address of our principal executive office is 201 Shore Road, Linwood, New Jersey 08221 and our telephone number is (609) 601-0600. The website for the Bank is www.boardwalkbank.com .

optionsXpress Holdings, Inc. [OXPS] - January 24, 2006
David Kalt, Chief Executive Officer
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David Kalt
David Kalt is co-founder and CEO of optionsXpress Holdings, Inc., the online options and stock brokerage. Kalt co-founded the company with Jim Gray, chairman, and Ned Bennett, COO, in 2000 to provide the tools and services investors need to successfully use options as part of a long-term portfolio management strategy.

In this role, Kalt is responsible for all technology initiatives, strategic direction and investor relations. With Ned Bennett, optionsXpress' co-founder and COO, he also is responsible for day-to-day management and the establishment of company goals and policies.

Kalt has extensive experience in the development, marketing and support of software and Internet technologies. In 1994, he founded Third Party Solutions, a company which developed technology and solutions for the travel industry. By 1998, Third Party Solutions' ClientBASE™ had become the dominant marketing system for travel agencies. In 1998, Kalt merged Third Party Solutions with TRAMS Inc., where he served as chief technology officer.

Kalt has a master's degree in computer science from DePaul University and a bachelor of arts degree in political science from University of Michigan. Kalt has the following NASD registrations: Series 4, 7, 24 and 63.

OptionsXpress Holdings, Inc. (OXPS) provides innovative securities brokerage products and services for investor education, strategy evaluation and trade execution. Through its subsidiaries optionsXpress www.optionsxpress.com, an online brokerage, and brokersXpress www.brokersxpress.com , an online trading and reporting platform for independent investment professionals, the company offers a wide range of investor tools, licensed customer service and competitive commissions. OptionsXpress was named the top online securities brokerage by Barron's in 2003, 2004 and 2005 and the top discount securities brokerage by SmartMoney in 2004. It was also named "Favorite Options Site" by Forbes Best of the Web in 2004.

AMI Semiconductor [AMIS] - January 10, 2006
Christine King, President and Chief Executive Officer
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Christine King
Christine King, President and Chief Executive Officer. King, formerly vice president of Semiconductor Products for IBM Microelectronics, brings more than 25 years of industry experience to AMI Semiconductor. While at IBM, she launched the company's ASIC and networking businesses and served as IBM vice president of field engineering programs and global marketing. King earned a BSEE from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

AMI Semiconductor (AMIS) is a leader in the design and manufacture of silicon solutions for the real world. As a widely recognized innovator in state-of-the-art integrated mixed-signal and structured digital products, AMIS is committed to providing customers with the optimal value, quickest time-to-market semiconductor solutions. Offering unparalleled manufacturing flexibility and dedication to customer service, AMI Semiconductor operates globally with headquarters in Pocatello, Idaho, European corporate offices in Oudenaarde, Belgium, and a network of sales and design centers located in the key markets of the North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region.

Sunterra Corporation [SNRR] - December 15, 2005
Nicholas Benson, Chief Executive Officer
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Nicholas Benson
Mr. Benson has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Sunterra since November 2001. Mr. Benson was the Chief Executive Officer of Sunterra Europe from January 2000 until assuming his current position. He served as the Chief Operating Officer of Sunterra Europe from June 1997 until January 2000. Prior to joining Sunterra, Mr. Benson was a solicitor with the London law firm Rowe & Maw, where he specialized in aviation and leisure industry law. Prior to joining Rowe & Maw, Mr. Benson served as a British Army officer for ten years.

Community Bancorp [CBON] - December 14, 2005
Edward Jamison, President and CEO
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Edward Jamison

ON Semiconductor Corporation [ONNN] - November 11, 2005
Keith Jackson, President and Chief Executive Officer
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Keith Jackson
Keith Jackson brings more than two decades of experience in the semiconductor industry to ON Semiconductor. Before joining ON Semiconductor, Mr. Jackson was executive vice president and general manager of the Analog-Mixed Signal division of Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation, and, more recently, was selected to head Fairchild's Integrated Circuits Group.

From 1996 to 1998, Mr. Jackson served as president and member of the board of Tritech Microelectronics Ltd. From 1986 to 1996, Mr. Jackson served in various managerial and marketing positions at National Semiconductor, including its High Performance Logic, Digital Logic, Advanced Systems and Interface Products divisions, and culminating in the vice president and general manager position at its Analog & Mixed Signal division.

Mr. Jackson began his engineering career in electronics when he joined Texas Instruments Incorporated in 1973 and left in 1986 as engineering manager. Mr. Jackson earned his bachelor's and master's degrees from Southern Methodist University.

Verity, Inc. (VRTY) - October 6, 2005
Anthony Bettencourt, Chief Executive Officer
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Anthony Bettencourt
Anthony Bettencourt joined Verity in July 1995 as Vice President of North American Sales. He was subsequently promoted to Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing and served in this position until his departure in December 1996. From December 1996 to September 1997, Mr. Bettencourt served as an officer of OnLive! Technologies, a private technology company. Mr. Bettencourt rejoined Verity in September 1997 as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Product Marketing. He was appointed to the position of President in September 1999 and to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer in March 2003.

Mr Bettencourt relinquished the title of President in September 2005 to focus on top line revenue growth while defining and directing the strategy for the Company.

Prior to initially joining Verity, Mr. Bettencourt served as vice president of sales for Versant Object Technology from 1992 to June 1995 and as director of U.S. sales for Versant Object Technology from July 1990 to 1992. From December 1988 to July 1990, Mr. Bettencourt served as Vice President of Sales for Rockwell CMC.

Kanbay International Inc. - August 5, 2005
Raymond J. Spencer, Co-founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
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Raymond J. Spencer
Raymond Spencer is Co-founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Kanbay International, Inc. Mr. Spencer directs global operations from Kanbay's Chicago-area headquarters, leveraging his expertise in the areas of leadership, management, planning, finance, team-building, conflict resolution, advocacy and training. Mr. Spencer's management and consulting experience includes more than 25 years of directing international projects in 18 countries, including the United States, Australia, India, United Kingdom, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Prior to founding Kanbay, Mr. Spencer served for 20 years with the Institute of Cultural Affairs (ICA), a United Nations-recognized private voluntary organization (PVO) focused on worldwide rural and community development. While working with the ICA, Mr. Spencer resided in India for six years where he established the Indian division of the ICA. Mr. Spencer later held numerous leadership roles within ICA's headquarters based in Chicago, Illinois.

Mr. Spencer is active in various professional and charitable organizations, including the Economic Club of Chicago, and was recently inducted to the Chicago Area Entrepreneur Hall of Fame. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Cross-Atlantic Board of the Cross-Atlantic Technology Fund, a venture capital fund focused on investments in the US, Ireland and Great Britain.