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AutoWeb Inc (AUTO.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Fuchs

69 1998 Independent Chairman of the Board

Jeffrey Coats

57 2008 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Kimberly Boren

42 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

William Ferriolo

43 2016 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Glenn Fuller

61 2009 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Administrative Officer, Secretary

Bret Dunlap

56 2013 Senior Vice President, Mobile

John Skocilic

45 2013 Senior Vice President - Technology

John Steerman

50 2011 Senior Vice President - Mobile, Lead Operations and Product Development

Matias de Tezanos

2015 Chief Strategy Officer, Director

Jose Vargas

2015 Chief Revenue Officer, Director

Michael Carpenter

69 2012 Independent Director

Mark Kaplan

85 1998 Independent Director

Jeffrey Stibel

2006 Independent Director

Janet Thompson

65 2008 Independent Director

Laurie Berman

IR Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Fuchs

Mr. Michael J. Fuchs is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Autobytel Inc. Mr. Fuchs was elected as a director of Autobytel since September 1996 and became Chairman in June 1998. Since May 2001, Mr. Fuchs has been engaged in private investing for his own behalf. From November 2000 to May 2001, Mr. Fuchs was Chief Executive Officer of MyTurn.com, Inc. and was Interim Chief Executive Officer from April 2000 to October 2000. Mr. Fuchs was a consultant from November 1995 to April 2000. Mr. Fuchs was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Home Box Office, a Division of TimeWarner Entertainment Company, L.P., a leading pay-television company, from October 1984 until November 1995, and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Warner Music Group, a Division of Time Warner Inc., from May 1995 to November 1995. Mr. Fuchs holds a B.A. from Union College and a J.D. from the New York University School of Law. Mr. Fuchs was a significant early investor in the Company. Mr. Fuchs' experience as an executive officer in various entertainment and media companies and his broad investment and management experience led the Board to conclude that Mr. Fuchs should serve as one of the Company's directors.

Jeffrey Coats

Mr. Jeffrey H. Coats is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Autobytel Inc. Mr. Coats was elected as a director of Autobytel since August 1996 and was appointed as the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer on December 11, 2008. Since August 2001, Mr. Coats has also been Managing Director of Maverick Associates LLC, a financial consulting and investment company. From July 1999 to July 2001, Mr. Coats was a Founder and Managing Director of TH Lee Global Internet Managers, L.P., a fund manager focused on making equity investments in e-commerce and Internet-related companies globally. Mr. Coats remains a limited partner of the fund. Mr. Coats served as Managing Director of GE Equity, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of General Electric Capital Corporation, from April 1996 to July 1999. Mr. Coats holds a B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Georgia and a M.B.A. in International Management from the American Graduate School of International Management. Mr. Coats has also held positions as a partner of Southgate Alternative Investments, Inc. beginning in November 2007, Executive Chairman of Mikronite Technologies Group Inc., an industrial technology company, beginning in March 2007 and as a director of that company beginning in February 2002. Both Southgate Alternative Investments and Mikronite are currently inactive. Mr. Coats' experience in venture and private equity, banking, executive management and capital markets led the Board to conclude that Mr. Coats should serve as one of the Company's directors.

Kimberly Boren

Ms. Kimberly S. Boren serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. She was Senior Vice President - Advertising Operations and Analytics of Autobytel Inc. Ms. Boren rejoined Autobytel as Senior Director of Financial Planning and Analysis in April 2010, was promoted to Vice President, Advertising Operations and Analytics in December 2010, and then to Senior Vice President of Advertising Operations and Analytics in December 2011. Prior to rejoining Autobytel, Ms. Boren held leadership roles at Experian in the Interactive Business Group, Honeywell in both the automotive and aerospace businesses, and Shepherd Packaging and Container. From July 2007 to June 2009, Ms. Boren held various positions in the finance group at Autobytel. Ms. Boren attended the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she received a B.A. in Communications with a focus in Business Economics. She later received a M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Southern California.

William Ferriolo

Mr. William A. Ferriolo serves as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. He was Executive Vice President - Consumer Acquisition of the Company. He was Senior Vice President - Consumer Acquisition of Autobytel Inc. Mr. Ferriolo joined Autobytel as Vice President, Cyber Ventures Division in September 2010 and was appointed as Senior Vice President, Consumer Acquisitions in December 2011. Prior to joining Autobytel, from 2003 to 2010 Mr. Ferriolo served as President and Co-Founder of Cyber Ventures, Inc. and Autotropolis, Inc. where he was responsible for search engine optimization, search engine marketing, dealer accounts and sales. From 1997 to 2003 Mr. Ferriolo served as Service Manager and High Line Sales Associate for Dimmitt Automotive Group, where he was responsible for the service department and high line vehicle sales. From 1991 to 1997, Mr. Ferriolo served as a Service Advisor at the Carlisle Automotive Group, where he was responsible for servicing of customer vehicles.

Glenn Fuller

Mr. Glenn Evan Fuller is Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Administrative Officer, Secretary of Autobytel Inc. Mr. Fuller joined Autobytel as Vice President, Legal Affairs in October 2006 and was promoted to Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary in April 2008, Senior Vice President, Chief Legal and Administrative Officer and Secretary in December 2008, and Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Administrative Officer and Secretary as of January 19, 2009. Prior to joining Autobytel, Mr. Fuller was in private legal practice from August 2002 to October 2006, and from June 1996 to July 2002, he served as Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel of Freedom Communications, Inc. (newspapers, television stations and other media). From April 1994 to June 1996, Mr. Fuller was of counsel to Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP (law firm) and was associated with that firm from September 1980 to May 1987. Mr. Fuller was a partner in the law firm of Pettis, Tester, Kruse & Krinsky from January 1988 to December 1992 and employed as an attorney at that firm from May 1987 to December 1987 and from January 1993 to June 1993. From July 1993 to January 1994, Mr. Fuller was Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Airline Computerized Ticketing (airline ticketing). Mr. Fuller received a B.A. Degree from California State University at Long Beach and a LL.B. Degree from the University of Southern California.

Bret Dunlap

Mr. Bret J. Dunlap is Senior Vice President, Mobile of Autobytel Inc. Mr. Dunlap joined Autobytel as Senior Vice President, Mobile in September 2013 in connection with the Company’s acquisition of the business of Advanced Mobile, LLC. Prior to joining Autobytel, Mr. Dunlap was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Advanced Mobile, LLC, a mobile technology company specializing in providing mobile services to automotive retailers and that Mr. Dunlap co-founded in 2006. Prior to founding Advanced Mobile, LLC, Mr. Dunlap was a co-founder of Advanced Telecom Services in 1989, a telecommunications company specializing in Interactive Voice Services. Mr. Dunlap received a B.S. Degree in Economics from James Madison University and a M.B.A. in Finance and Investments from George Washington University.

John Skocilic

Mr. John J. Skocilic, Jr., is Senior Vice President - Technology of Autobytel Inc. Mr. Skocilic joined Autobytel as DRT Specialist in June 1998 and has served in various capacities at Autobytel including, Manager, Systems Engineering and Architecture; Senior Director IT Operations; and Vice President, Technology; and was recently appointed as Senior Vice President, Technology in April 2013. During his time with Autobytel, Mr. Skocilic has been responsible for leading the implementation of numerous technologies, including Autobytel Data Centers, Patented Lead Engine Technologies, and most recently the re-launch of www.autobytel.com, the flagship website for Autobytel. Prior to joining Autobytel, Mr. Skocilic served as Computer Technician of C.S.S. Laboratories, from 1997 to 1998, where he was responsible for support of computer systems implemented by The City of New York. Mr. Skocilic held the position of Professor at Coastline Community College in the Computer Service and Technology Department from 1998 to 2002.

John Steerman

Mr. John D. Steerman is Senior Vice President - Mobile, Lead Operations and Product Development of Autobytel Inc. Mr. Steerman joined Autobytel as Director of Lead Operations in July 2007 and has served in various positions and held various titles with the Company since that date. In December 2011, Mr. Steerman was appointed Senior Vice President, Lead and Site Product Development and Operations. Prior to joining Autobytel, Mr. Steerman was a District Sales Manager with Ford Motor Company from June 1992 to October 1996. In that role, he was responsible for managing distribution, marketing and training in several of Ford's top volume markets including Houston and Fort Worth, Texas. From November 1996 to July 2007, Mr. Steerman worked at Nissan North America where he held numerous sales and marketing positions, including Senior Manager eBusiness, during which time Mr. Steerman managed the re-launch of Nissanusa.com and Infiniti.com, as well as the launch of a lead management program for both Nissan and Infiniti Divisions. While at Nissan, Mr. Steerman also managed a task force that launched Nissan's Full Size Truck and SUV and was a member of the Infiniti Global Management team that was responsible for the strategic and operational plan to launch the Infiniti brand globally. Mr. Steerman received a B.S. Degree in Finance and a M.B.A. from The Pennsylvania State University.

Matias de Tezanos

Mr. Matias de Tezanos is Chief Strategy Officer, Director of the Company. Tezanos also serves as a director of People F, Inc. (PeopleFund). Previously, Tezanos served as CEO of BrokersWeb, which was listed in Inc. 500 as the #1 insurance advertising and marketing company in revenue growth during 2011, and was acquired during the same year by VantageMedia. He was also previously CEO of ClickDiario Network, one of the largest ad networks in Latin America, which was acquired by FOX International Channels in 2007. Tezanos is a serial entrepreneur who has founded, built, and successfully exited multiple startup internet companies.

Jose Vargas

Mr. Jose Vargas is Chief Revenue Officer, Director of the Company. Vargas serves as a director for Healthcare, Inc., and People F, Inc. (PeopleFund). Previously, Vargas served as president and director of BrokersWeb prior to its acquisition by Vantage Media, and also served as president and director of BlueKite, a finance technology company acquired by Xoom Corporation in 2014. Vargas is also a serial entrepreneur who has founded, built, and successfully exited multiple startup companies.

Michael Carpenter

Mr. Michael A. Carpenter is an Independent Director of Autobytel Inc., effective September 13, 2012. Mr. Carpenter has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Ally Financial Inc. since November 2009 and has served on its Board of Directors since May 2009. Ally Financial Services is one of the nation's financial services companies, with a concentration in automotive lending. In 2007 he founded Southgate Alternative Investments. From 2002 to 2006, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Citigroup Alternative Investments overseeing proprietary capital and customer funds globally in various alternative investment vehicles. From 1998 to 2002, Mr. Carpenter was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Citigroup's Global Corporate & Investment Bank with responsibility for Salomon Smith Barney Inc. and Citibank's corporate banking activities globally. Mr. Carpenter was named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Salomon Smith Barney in 1998, shortly after the merger that created Citigroup. Prior to Citigroup, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Travelers Life & Annuity and Vice Chairman of Travelers Group Inc. responsible for strategy and business development. From 1989 to 1994, he was Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Kidder Peabody Group Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of General Electric Company. From 1986 to 1989, Mr. Carpenter was Executive Vice President of GE Capital Corporation. He first joined GE in 1983 as Vice President of Corporate Business Development and Planning and was responsible for strategic planning and development as well as mergers and Acquisitions. Earlier in his career, Mr. Carpenter spent nine years as Vice President and Director of the Boston Consulting Group and three years with Imperial Chemical Industries of the United Kingdom. Mr. Carpenter received a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Nottingham, England, and an MBA from the Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar.

Mark Kaplan

Mr. Mark N. Kaplan is an Independent Director of Autobytel Inc., since June 1998. Mr. Kaplan was a member of the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP from 1979 through 1998 and currently is of counsel to that firm, Chairman of the Board and Chief Operating Officer of Engelhard Minerals & Chemicals Corporation (mining and chemicals) from 1977 to 1979, and President and Chief Executive Officer of Drexel Burnham Lambert (investment banking) from 1970 to 1977. Mr. Kaplan serves on the Board of Directors of the following companies whose shares are publicly traded: American Biltrite Inc. (adhesive-coated, pressure-sensitive papers and films; tile flooring) and Volt Information Sciences, Inc. (staffing services and telecommunications and information solutions), and is Chairman of the Audit Committee of Volt Information Sciences, Inc. He also is a Trustee of Bard College, the New York Academy of Medicine, a member and former Chairman of the New York City Audit Committee, a Trustee and Chairman of the Audit Committee of WNET.org (provider of public media in New York City metropolitan area), a director of Gresham Management Co. (commodities management), and a director of The Pattison Group (a conglomerate). Mr. Kaplan was formerly the Chairman of the Audit Advisory Committee of the Board of Education of The City of New York, Vice-Chairman and Governor of the Board of Directors of The American Stock Exchange, Inc., and a director of Security Industry Automation Corporation. Mr. Kaplan holds an A.B. from Columbia College and a J.D. from Columbia Law School. Mr. Kaplan's experience in securities and corporate laws, mergers and acquisitions, investment banking and business management, as well as his qualification as an audit committee financial expert, led the Board to conclude that Mr. Kaplan should serve as one of the Company's directors.

Jeffrey Stibel

Mr. Jeffrey M. Stibel is an Independent Director of Autobytel Inc., since December 2006. Since August 2010, Mr. Stibel has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. From August 2005 to September 2009, Mr. Stibel was first President and Chief Executive Officer of Web.com, Inc., a leading provider of online marketing services for small businesses, and then President and a member of the Board of Directors of Web.com Group, Inc., a successor company to Web.com, Inc. Mr. Stibel serves on the Board of Brown University's Entrepreneurship Program, University of Southern California’s Innovation Institute and Tufts University’s Center for Leadership. Mr. Stibel received a Bachelor’s Degree from Tufts University, a Master’s Degree from Brown University and studied for a Ph.D. at Brown University, where he was a Brain and Behavior Fellow. Mr. Stibel’s experience as an executive officer of various online marketing and technology companies led the Board to conclude that Mr. Stibel should serve as one of the Company's directors.

Janet Thompson

Ms. Janet M. Thompson is an Independent Director of Autobytel Inc., since March 2008. Since July 2011, Ms. Thompson has been Vice President, Marketing Advanstar Communications Inc., the leading provider of integrated media solutions to the automotive aftermarket, pharmaceutical, healthcare, power sports and fashion industries. Prior to that date, Ms. Thompson served as Vice President, Automotive Group for The Marketing Arm, an Omnicom Group agency, from January 2011 to June 2011. Prior to that she was the Executive Vice President of the Diversified Agency Services Division of Omnicom Group, an advertising firm, from November 2007 to August 2010. Prior to that Ms. Thompson was Vice President, Marketing Nissan and Infiniti Divisions of Nissan North America from July 2004 to September 2007. From July 1999 to July 2004, Ms. Thompson was Chief Executive Officer and President of The Designory, Inc., a marketing firm owned by the Omnicom Group. Ms. Thompson held sales or marketing positions at Mazda Motor of America, Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. and Chrysler Corporation from 1972 to 1994. Ms. Thompson received a B.A. in business from Western Michigan University and a M.B.A. from University of Detroit. Ms. Thompson has the distinction of being named one of the Top 100 Women in the Automotive Industry in both 2005 and 2010. Ms. Thompson's experience as an advertising and marketing executive in the automotive industry led the Board to conclude that Ms. Thompson should serve as one of the Company's directors.

Laurie Berman