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Nasdaq: Fuel

Governance

The Board of Directors of Rocket Fuel Inc. (the "Company") sets high standards for the Company's employees, officers and directors. Implicit in this philosophy is the importance of sound corporate governance. It is the duty of the Board of Directors to serve as a prudent fiduciary for shareholders and to oversee the management of the Company's business. To fulfill its responsibilities and to discharge its duty, the Board of Directors follows the procedures and standards that are set forth in these guidelines. These guidelines are subject to modification from time to time as the Board of Directors deems appropriate in the best interests of the Company or as required by applicable laws and regulations.

Corporate Governance Documents
Title View
Corporate Governance Guidelines
Audit Committee Charter
Compensation Committee Charter
Nominating and Governance Committee Charter
Code of Business Conduct and Ethics

Board of Directors

Randy Wootton

Mr. Wootton is Chief Executive Officer of Rocket Fuel. He is an accomplished SaaS and advertising industry leader with a proven track record scaling global businesses for some of the world's most admired technology companies. He leads Rocket Fuel's mission to drive marketing ROI for customers by scoring every moment in the marketing journey.

Mr. Wootton joined Rocket Fuel as Chief Revenue Officer in March 2015 and was named CEO in November 2015. As CRO, he dramatically expanded the company's sales pipeline, invigorated its direct sales approach, and actively contributed to the development of Rocket Fuel's long-term strategy.

Prior to joining Rocket Fuel, Mr. Wootton served as VP of Customer Success for products at Salesforce.com where he drove the company's Customer Success Product Portfolio P&L from under $200 million to almost $500 million in three years. Prior to Salesforce.com, he spent seven years at Microsoft in various senior level and general management roles. He led cross-functional operations for the Global Search Services and Online Marketplace where he operationalized Microsoft's "Search Alliance" agreement with Yahoo!. He also exceeded a $1.6 billion annual target for Microsoft as the U.S. Head of Specialist Sales, and he supported $1.8 billion in 39 countries for enterprise display and search clients as General Manager of Microsoft's Premium Services Operations. In addition, Mr. Wootton served as Senior Vice President at AdReady and ran aQuantive's AtlasDMT's international division.

Mr. Wootton holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the U.S. Naval Academy, a Master of Arts in the Liberal Arts from St. John's College, and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.

Monte Zweben

Mr. Zweben has served as chairman of our board of directors since March 2016, after having served as our executive chairman from November 2015 to March 2016, and as interim chief executive officer from March 2015 to November 2015. He has served as a member of our board of directors since March 2010.  He is a co-founder of Splice Machine, Inc., a database development company, and has served as its Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer since April 2012. Mr. Zweben has also been the Chairman of Clio Music, Inc., a music analysis and search engine, since June 2011. He was a co-founder and served as the Chairman of SeeSaw Networks, Inc., a comprehensive digital place-based media company, from January 2006 to June 2013. Prior to SeeSaw, Mr. Zweben founded and served as the Chief Executive Officer of Blue Martini Software, Inc., an e-commerce and marketing software company, from June 1998 to March 2005. Prior to Blue Martini, Mr. Zweben held a variety of roles including Vice President and General Manager of PeopleSoft's Manufacturing Business Unit, and Deputy Branch Chief of the NASA Ames Research Center's Artificial Intelligence Branch. Mr. Zweben currently serves on the Dean's Advisory Board for the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. Mr. Zweben holds a B.S. in Computer Science and Management from Carnegie Mellon University and an M.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University.

Richard Frankel

Mr. Frankel is a founder and Executive Vice President. He served as our President from May 2008 to October 2015, as our Chief Financial Officer from March 2008 to February 2009 and as a member of our board of directors since March 2008. Prior to co-founding Rocket Fuel, Mr. Frankel served as Senior Director, Product Marketing at Yahoo! from November 2002 to January 2008, and as a general manager at DoubleClick Inc., an Internet advertising solutions company, from July 1999 to October 2002. From March 1996 to July 1999, Mr. Frankel served as Director, Customer Service at NetGravity Inc., an online marketing management company. Mr. Frankel holds a B.S.E. in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering from Princeton University and an M.A. in Classics from San Francisco State University.

Susan L. Bostrom

Ms. Bostrom has served as a member of our board of directors since February 2013. In addition to serving on our board, since February 2001, Ms. Bostrom has served as an independent director to various public and private companies, including (i) Varian Medical Systems, Inc., a manufacturer of medical devices and software, since February 2005; (ii) Cadence Design Systems, Inc., an electronic design software company, first from February 2001 to March 2005 and then since February 2011; (iii) Marketo, Inc., a provider of software as a service marketing automation solutions, from May 2012 to August 2016; and (iv) ServiceNow, a provider of enterprise IT cloud services since July 2014. Ms. Bostrom serves on the advisory board of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research.  After serving on the Stanford Hospital and Clinics board of directors for 10 years, she is now a member of the board of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford. From January 2006 to January 2011, Ms. Bostrom served as Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer, Worldwide Government Affairs of Cisco Systems, Inc., a networking equipment provider. Prior to that, from 1997 to January 2006, Ms. Bostrom served in a number of positions at Cisco, including Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs and the Internet Business Solutions Group and Vice President of Applications and Services Marketing. Ms. Bostrom holds a B.S. in marketing from the University of Illinois and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Ronald E. F. Codd

Mr. Codd has served as a member of our board of directors since February 2012.  Mr. Codd has been an independent business consultant since April 2002.  From January 1999 to April 2002, Mr. Codd served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Momentum Business Applications, Inc., an enterprise software company.  From September 1991 to December 1998, Mr. Codd served as Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer of PeopleSoft, Inc., a provider of  ERP and human resource management systems.  Mr. Codd has served on the board of directors of ServiceNow, Inc. and Veeva Systems, Inc. since February 2012 and FireEye, Inc. since July 2012.  Mr. Codd has also served as a member of the board of directors of numerous other information technology companies, including most recently DemandTec, Inc., from March 2007 to February 2012, Interwoven, Inc. from July 1999 to April 2009, and Data Domain, Inc., from October 2006 to July 2009.  Mr. Codd holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University of California, Berkeley and an M.M. in Finance and M.I.S. from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

William Ericson

Mr. Ericson has served as a member of our board of directors since May 2008.  Mr. Ericson has been a General Partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures LP (“MDV”), a venture capital firm, since 2000, and has served as Managing Partner since 2008. Mr. Ericson has also been a founding Managing Director of Wildcat Venture Partners, a venture capital firm, since 2015.  Prior to joining MDV, Mr. Ericson founded and operated Venture Law Group LLP’s Seattle office from 1996 to 2000.  Prior to that, Mr. Ericson practiced as a corporate and securities attorney in Palo Alto, California, and New York, New York.  Mr. Ericson currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc., a publicly traded gene sequencing company, Adamas Pharmaceuticals, a publicly traded pharmaceutical company, Northwestern University School of Law, and a number of MDV’s privately held portfolio companies.  Mr. Ericson holds a B.S.F.S. from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and a J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law.

Clark Kokich

Mr. Kokich has served as a member of our board of directors since April 2011. Mr. Kokich served as Chief Strategy Officer and Chairman of the Board at Marchex, a call analytics and pay-per-call company, from October 2013 until September 2016.  Mr. Kokich was Chairman of Razorfish Inc., a digital marketing and technology consulting firm, from 2009 until September 2013.  Prior to that, Mr. Kokich spent ten years with Razorfish, serving in a number of key positions from 1999 to 2009, including Chief Executive Officer and President. Before joining Razorfish, Mr. Kokich was President and Chief Executive Officer of apparel retailer Calla Bay, Inc. from 1996 to 1998, head of sales and marketing for a division of McCaw Cellular Communications, Inc., a telecommunications company, from 1992 to 1996, and Executive Vice President and General Manager of Cole & Weber, Inc., an advertising company, from 1978 to 1987. Mr. Kokich has served on the board of directors of Acxiom Corporation since 2009, and currently chairs its Technology & Innovation Committee. Mr. Kokich holds a B.S. in Finance from the University of Oregon.

John Lewis
Mr. Lewis has served on our board of directors since January 2016. Mr. Lewis joined Nielsen, an American global information and measurement company, in 2006. He most recently served as Global President responsible for running the Nielsen Buy business and overseeing all global regions before leaving Nielsen in June 2016. In his prior roles with Nielsen, Mr. Lewis was responsible for Nielsen’s North American Buy business from 2006-2012, and in 2013 added responsibility for the Americas, which brought additional accountability for the Buy and Watch business across Nielsen’s Latin American Region. Prior to joining Nielsen, Mr. Lewis was president and CEO of Knowledge Networks, a venture-backed marketing information company, from 2002 through 2005. From 1999 to 2001, he served as president and CEO of SMS Technology, a venture-backed provider of packaging to the consumer packaged goods industry. Mr. Lewis holds an MBA degree from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management and an undergraduate degree in political science from Princeton University. 
 

Committee Composition

Board of Directors

Randy Wootton

Mr. Wootton is Chief Executive Officer of Rocket Fuel. He is an accomplished SaaS and advertising industry leader with a proven track record scaling global businesses for some of the world's most admired technology companies. He leads Rocket Fuel's mission to drive marketing ROI for customers by scoring every moment in the marketing journey.

Mr. Wootton joined Rocket Fuel as Chief Revenue Officer in March 2015 and was named CEO in November 2015. As CRO, he dramatically expanded the company's sales pipeline, invigorated its direct sales approach, and actively contributed to the development of Rocket Fuel's long-term strategy.

Prior to joining Rocket Fuel, Mr. Wootton served as VP of Customer Success for products at Salesforce.com where he drove the company's Customer Success Product Portfolio P&L from under $200 million to almost $500 million in three years. Prior to Salesforce.com, he spent seven years at Microsoft in various senior level and general management roles. He led cross-functional operations for the Global Search Services and Online Marketplace where he operationalized Microsoft's "Search Alliance" agreement with Yahoo!. He also exceeded a $1.6 billion annual target for Microsoft as the U.S. Head of Specialist Sales, and he supported $1.8 billion in 39 countries for enterprise display and search clients as General Manager of Microsoft's Premium Services Operations. In addition, Mr. Wootton served as Senior Vice President at AdReady and ran aQuantive's AtlasDMT's international division.

Mr. Wootton holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the U.S. Naval Academy, a Master of Arts in the Liberal Arts from St. John's College, and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.

Monte Zweben

Mr. Zweben has served as chairman of our board of directors since March 2016, after having served as our executive chairman from November 2015 to March 2016, and as interim chief executive officer from March 2015 to November 2015. He has served as a member of our board of directors since March 2010.  He is a co-founder of Splice Machine, Inc., a database development company, and has served as its Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer since April 2012. Mr. Zweben has also been the Chairman of Clio Music, Inc., a music analysis and search engine, since June 2011. He was a co-founder and served as the Chairman of SeeSaw Networks, Inc., a comprehensive digital place-based media company, from January 2006 to June 2013. Prior to SeeSaw, Mr. Zweben founded and served as the Chief Executive Officer of Blue Martini Software, Inc., an e-commerce and marketing software company, from June 1998 to March 2005. Prior to Blue Martini, Mr. Zweben held a variety of roles including Vice President and General Manager of PeopleSoft's Manufacturing Business Unit, and Deputy Branch Chief of the NASA Ames Research Center's Artificial Intelligence Branch. Mr. Zweben currently serves on the Dean's Advisory Board for the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. Mr. Zweben holds a B.S. in Computer Science and Management from Carnegie Mellon University and an M.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University.

Richard Frankel

Mr. Frankel is a founder and Executive Vice President. He served as our President from May 2008 to October 2015, as our Chief Financial Officer from March 2008 to February 2009 and as a member of our board of directors since March 2008. Prior to co-founding Rocket Fuel, Mr. Frankel served as Senior Director, Product Marketing at Yahoo! from November 2002 to January 2008, and as a general manager at DoubleClick Inc., an Internet advertising solutions company, from July 1999 to October 2002. From March 1996 to July 1999, Mr. Frankel served as Director, Customer Service at NetGravity Inc., an online marketing management company. Mr. Frankel holds a B.S.E. in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering from Princeton University and an M.A. in Classics from San Francisco State University.

Susan L. Bostrom

Ms. Bostrom has served as a member of our board of directors since February 2013. In addition to serving on our board, since February 2001, Ms. Bostrom has served as an independent director to various public and private companies, including (i) Varian Medical Systems, Inc., a manufacturer of medical devices and software, since February 2005; (ii) Cadence Design Systems, Inc., an electronic design software company, first from February 2001 to March 2005 and then since February 2011; (iii) Marketo, Inc., a provider of software as a service marketing automation solutions, from May 2012 to August 2016; and (iv) ServiceNow, a provider of enterprise IT cloud services since July 2014. Ms. Bostrom serves on the advisory board of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research.  After serving on the Stanford Hospital and Clinics board of directors for 10 years, she is now a member of the board of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford. From January 2006 to January 2011, Ms. Bostrom served as Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer, Worldwide Government Affairs of Cisco Systems, Inc., a networking equipment provider. Prior to that, from 1997 to January 2006, Ms. Bostrom served in a number of positions at Cisco, including Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs and the Internet Business Solutions Group and Vice President of Applications and Services Marketing. Ms. Bostrom holds a B.S. in marketing from the University of Illinois and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Ronald E. F. Codd

Mr. Codd has served as a member of our board of directors since February 2012.  Mr. Codd has been an independent business consultant since April 2002.  From January 1999 to April 2002, Mr. Codd served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Momentum Business Applications, Inc., an enterprise software company.  From September 1991 to December 1998, Mr. Codd served as Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer of PeopleSoft, Inc., a provider of  ERP and human resource management systems.  Mr. Codd has served on the board of directors of ServiceNow, Inc. and Veeva Systems, Inc. since February 2012 and FireEye, Inc. since July 2012.  Mr. Codd has also served as a member of the board of directors of numerous other information technology companies, including most recently DemandTec, Inc., from March 2007 to February 2012, Interwoven, Inc. from July 1999 to April 2009, and Data Domain, Inc., from October 2006 to July 2009.  Mr. Codd holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University of California, Berkeley and an M.M. in Finance and M.I.S. from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

William Ericson

Mr. Ericson has served as a member of our board of directors since May 2008.  Mr. Ericson has been a General Partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures LP (“MDV”), a venture capital firm, since 2000, and has served as Managing Partner since 2008. Mr. Ericson has also been a founding Managing Director of Wildcat Venture Partners, a venture capital firm, since 2015.  Prior to joining MDV, Mr. Ericson founded and operated Venture Law Group LLP’s Seattle office from 1996 to 2000.  Prior to that, Mr. Ericson practiced as a corporate and securities attorney in Palo Alto, California, and New York, New York.  Mr. Ericson currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc., a publicly traded gene sequencing company, Adamas Pharmaceuticals, a publicly traded pharmaceutical company, Northwestern University School of Law, and a number of MDV’s privately held portfolio companies.  Mr. Ericson holds a B.S.F.S. from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and a J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law.

Clark Kokich

Mr. Kokich has served as a member of our board of directors since April 2011. Mr. Kokich served as Chief Strategy Officer and Chairman of the Board at Marchex, a call analytics and pay-per-call company, from October 2013 until September 2016.  Mr. Kokich was Chairman of Razorfish Inc., a digital marketing and technology consulting firm, from 2009 until September 2013.  Prior to that, Mr. Kokich spent ten years with Razorfish, serving in a number of key positions from 1999 to 2009, including Chief Executive Officer and President. Before joining Razorfish, Mr. Kokich was President and Chief Executive Officer of apparel retailer Calla Bay, Inc. from 1996 to 1998, head of sales and marketing for a division of McCaw Cellular Communications, Inc., a telecommunications company, from 1992 to 1996, and Executive Vice President and General Manager of Cole & Weber, Inc., an advertising company, from 1978 to 1987. Mr. Kokich has served on the board of directors of Acxiom Corporation since 2009, and currently chairs its Technology & Innovation Committee. Mr. Kokich holds a B.S. in Finance from the University of Oregon.

John Lewis
Mr. Lewis has served on our board of directors since January 2016. Mr. Lewis joined Nielsen, an American global information and measurement company, in 2006. He most recently served as Global President responsible for running the Nielsen Buy business and overseeing all global regions before leaving Nielsen in June 2016. In his prior roles with Nielsen, Mr. Lewis was responsible for Nielsen’s North American Buy business from 2006-2012, and in 2013 added responsibility for the Americas, which brought additional accountability for the Buy and Watch business across Nielsen’s Latin American Region. Prior to joining Nielsen, Mr. Lewis was president and CEO of Knowledge Networks, a venture-backed marketing information company, from 2002 through 2005. From 1999 to 2001, he served as president and CEO of SMS Technology, a venture-backed provider of packaging to the consumer packaged goods industry. Mr. Lewis holds an MBA degree from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management and an undergraduate degree in political science from Princeton University. 
 

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Monte Zweben
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Monte Zweben
Executive Chairman

Mr. Zweben has served as chairman of our board of directors since March 2016, after having served as our executive chairman from November 2015 to March 2016, and as interim chief executive officer from March 2015 to November 2015. He has served as a member of our board of directors since March 2010.  He is a co-founder of Splice Machine, Inc., a database development company, and has served as its Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer since April 2012. Mr. Zweben has also been the Chairman of Clio Music, Inc., a music analysis and search engine, since June 2011. He was a co-founder and served as the Chairman of SeeSaw Networks, Inc., a comprehensive digital place-based media company, from January 2006 to June 2013. Prior to SeeSaw, Mr. Zweben founded and served as the Chief Executive Officer of Blue Martini Software, Inc., an e-commerce and marketing software company, from June 1998 to March 2005. Prior to Blue Martini, Mr. Zweben held a variety of roles including Vice President and General Manager of PeopleSoft's Manufacturing Business Unit, and Deputy Branch Chief of the NASA Ames Research Center's Artificial Intelligence Branch. Mr. Zweben currently serves on the Dean's Advisory Board for the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. Mr. Zweben holds a B.S. in Computer Science and Management from Carnegie Mellon University and an M.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University.

   
Susan L. Bostrom
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Susan L. Bostrom
Director

Ms. Bostrom has served as a member of our board of directors since February 2013. In addition to serving on our board, since February 2001, Ms. Bostrom has served as an independent director to various public and private companies, including (i) Varian Medical Systems, Inc., a manufacturer of medical devices and software, since February 2005; (ii) Cadence Design Systems, Inc., an electronic design software company, first from February 2001 to March 2005 and then since February 2011; (iii) Marketo, Inc., a provider of software as a service marketing automation solutions, from May 2012 to August 2016; and (iv) ServiceNow, a provider of enterprise IT cloud services since July 2014. Ms. Bostrom serves on the advisory board of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research.  After serving on the Stanford Hospital and Clinics board of directors for 10 years, she is now a member of the board of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford. From January 2006 to January 2011, Ms. Bostrom served as Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer, Worldwide Government Affairs of Cisco Systems, Inc., a networking equipment provider. Prior to that, from 1997 to January 2006, Ms. Bostrom served in a number of positions at Cisco, including Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs and the Internet Business Solutions Group and Vice President of Applications and Services Marketing. Ms. Bostrom holds a B.S. in marketing from the University of Illinois and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

   
Ronald E. F. Codd
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Ronald E. F. Codd
Director

Mr. Codd has served as a member of our board of directors since February 2012.  Mr. Codd has been an independent business consultant since April 2002.  From January 1999 to April 2002, Mr. Codd served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Momentum Business Applications, Inc., an enterprise software company.  From September 1991 to December 1998, Mr. Codd served as Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer of PeopleSoft, Inc., a provider of  ERP and human resource management systems.  Mr. Codd has served on the board of directors of ServiceNow, Inc. and Veeva Systems, Inc. since February 2012 and FireEye, Inc. since July 2012.  Mr. Codd has also served as a member of the board of directors of numerous other information technology companies, including most recently DemandTec, Inc., from March 2007 to February 2012, Interwoven, Inc. from July 1999 to April 2009, and Data Domain, Inc., from October 2006 to July 2009.  Mr. Codd holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University of California, Berkeley and an M.M. in Finance and M.I.S. from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

 
William Ericson
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William Ericson
Director

Mr. Ericson has served as a member of our board of directors since May 2008.  Mr. Ericson has been a General Partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures LP (“MDV”), a venture capital firm, since 2000, and has served as Managing Partner since 2008. Mr. Ericson has also been a founding Managing Director of Wildcat Venture Partners, a venture capital firm, since 2015.  Prior to joining MDV, Mr. Ericson founded and operated Venture Law Group LLP’s Seattle office from 1996 to 2000.  Prior to that, Mr. Ericson practiced as a corporate and securities attorney in Palo Alto, California, and New York, New York.  Mr. Ericson currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc., a publicly traded gene sequencing company, Adamas Pharmaceuticals, a publicly traded pharmaceutical company, Northwestern University School of Law, and a number of MDV’s privately held portfolio companies.  Mr. Ericson holds a B.S.F.S. from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and a J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law.

 
Clark Kokich
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Clark Kokich
Director

Mr. Kokich has served as a member of our board of directors since April 2011. Mr. Kokich served as Chief Strategy Officer and Chairman of the Board at Marchex, a call analytics and pay-per-call company, from October 2013 until September 2016.  Mr. Kokich was Chairman of Razorfish Inc., a digital marketing and technology consulting firm, from 2009 until September 2013.  Prior to that, Mr. Kokich spent ten years with Razorfish, serving in a number of key positions from 1999 to 2009, including Chief Executive Officer and President. Before joining Razorfish, Mr. Kokich was President and Chief Executive Officer of apparel retailer Calla Bay, Inc. from 1996 to 1998, head of sales and marketing for a division of McCaw Cellular Communications, Inc., a telecommunications company, from 1992 to 1996, and Executive Vice President and General Manager of Cole & Weber, Inc., an advertising company, from 1978 to 1987. Mr. Kokich has served on the board of directors of Acxiom Corporation since 2009, and currently chairs its Technology & Innovation Committee. Mr. Kokich holds a B.S. in Finance from the University of Oregon.

 
John Lewis
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John Lewis
Director
Mr. Lewis has served on our board of directors since January 2016. Mr. Lewis joined Nielsen, an American global information and measurement company, in 2006. He most recently served as Global President responsible for running the Nielsen Buy business and overseeing all global regions before leaving Nielsen in June 2016. In his prior roles with Nielsen, Mr. Lewis was responsible for Nielsen’s North American Buy business from 2006-2012, and in 2013 added responsibility for the Americas, which brought additional accountability for the Buy and Watch business across Nielsen’s Latin American Region. Prior to joining Nielsen, Mr. Lewis was president and CEO of Knowledge Networks, a venture-backed marketing information company, from 2002 through 2005. From 1999 to 2001, he served as president and CEO of SMS Technology, a venture-backed provider of packaging to the consumer packaged goods industry. Mr. Lewis holds an MBA degree from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management and an undergraduate degree in political science from Princeton University. 
 

   
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