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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Thomas Meredith

67 2011 Independent Chairman of the Board

Gene Austin

58 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

James Offerdahl

61 2013 Chief Financial Officer

Joseph Rohrlich

36 2017 Executive Vice President, General Manager, EMEA

Gary Allison

51 2013 Executive Vice President - Engineering

Michael Paulson

43 2014 Executive Vice President - Product

Kelly Trammell

55 2017 Executive Vice President, Services

Sara Spivey

55 2015 Chief Marketing Officer

Kin Gill

50 2015 Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel and Secretary

Elizabeth Ritzcovan

42 2015 Chief Revenue Officer

Ryan Robinson

56 2012 Chief People Officer

Craig Barbarosh

50 2017 Independent Director

Steven Berkowitz

59 2015 Independent Director

Krista Berry

52 2017 Independent Director

Sydney Carey

52 2012 Independent Director

Jeffrey Hawn

53 2015 Independent Director

Allison Wing

51 2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Thomas Meredith

Mr. Thomas J. Meredith is an Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company, since August 2011. Since 2004, Mr. Meredith has served as a general partner of Meritage Capital, LLC, an investment management firm he co-founded that specializes in multi-manager hedge funds. Mr. Meredith is also the Chief Executive Officer of private investment firm MFI Capital LLC, a position he has held since 2001. Mr. Meredith has also served as a Senior Partner of Brightstar Capital Partners, LP, a private equity firm, since October 2015. From March 2007 to April 2008, Mr. Meredith served as Acting Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Motorola, Inc., a provider of mobile communications products. Mr. Meredith served in a variety of senior executive positions at Dell Inc. between 1992 and 2001, including Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director of Dell Ventures and Senior Vice President of Business Development and Strategy. Prior to joining Dell, Mr. Meredith served as Vice President and Treasurer at Sun Microsystems, Inc. Mr. Meredith currently serves on the board of directors of Global Resale, LLC, IPX, Inc., Key Travel Concierge, Inc., Nulo, Inc., Outdoor Voice, Inc., Pilosa Corp, Rallyhood, Inc., Umbel, Corp., and Verb, Inc., and on the advisory board of 09 Solutions, Inc. Mr. Meredith also served on the board of directors of Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MSI) from 2005 to 2012. Mr. Meredith holds a B.A. in political science from St. Francis University, a J.D. from Duquesne University and an L.L.M. in taxation from Georgetown University.

Gene Austin

Mr. Gene A. Austin is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Bazaarvoice, Inc. Prior to joining us, Mr. Austin served as the President and Chief Executive Officer at Convio, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand constituent engagement solutions, until Convio's acquisition by Blackbaud, Inc. in May 2012. Mr. Austin served as the Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors of Convio beginning in July 2003 and as President of Convio beginning in February 2008. From July 2001 to March 2003, Mr. Austin served as Vice President and General Manager of the Enterprise Data Management unit of BMC Software, Inc., a provider of enterprise management solutions. From 1999 to 2001, Mr. Austin served as Vice President and General Manager of Internet Server Products at Dell Inc., a computer manufacturer. From 1996 to 1999, Mr. Austin served as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at CareerBuilder, Inc., a software as a service company focused on internet based recruiting. Mr. Austin currently serves on the board of directors of Abila, Inc. and OutboundEngine, Inc. Mr. Austin holds a B.S. in Engineering Management from Southern Methodist University in Dallas and an M.B.A. from the Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis.

James Offerdahl

Mr. James R. Offerdahl is Chief Financial Officer of Bazaarvoice, Inc. Prior to joining us, Mr. Offerdahl served as the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Administration at Convio, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand constituent engagement solutions, from February 2005 until it was acquired by Blackbaud, Inc. in May 2012. From August 2001 to April 2004, Mr. Offerdahl was President and Chief Executive Officer of Traq-Wireless, Inc., a provider of on-demand mobile resource management software and services to enterprises. From 1998 to 2001, Mr. Offerdahl served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Pervasive Software, Inc., a developer and marketer of data management solutions for independent software vendors, and as Chief Financial Officer from 1996 to 1998. From 1993 to 1996, Mr. Offerdahl served as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Administration of Tivoli Systems, Inc., a developer and marketer of systems management software, which was acquired by International Business Machines in March 1996. Mr. Offerdahl is a member of the board of directors of Q2 Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: QTWO). He holds a B.S. in accounting from Illinois State University and an M.B.A. in management and finance from the University of Texas at Austin.

Joseph Rohrlich

Mr. Joseph Rohrlich is Executive Vice President, General Manager, EMEA of the Company. In this role, Mr. Rohrlich leads strategy, revenue growth, and overall operations for Bazaarvoice in EMEA. From April 2015 until May 2017, Mr. Rohrlich was our SVP Client Success, leading the global account management function to improve long term client value and retention outcomes. Mr. Rohrlich initially joined Bazaarvoice in 2010 to grow our first CPG Brands offering and practice. Prior to Bazaarvoice, Mr. Rohrlich led account management at a Procter & Gamble-owned marketing consultancy. He has consulted on digital marketing strategies with brands ranging from Pampers to Sprint to Newell Rubbermaid. Mr. Rohrlich holds a B.A. from the University of Michigan.

Gary Allison

Mr. Gary G. Allison is Executive Vice President - Engineering of the Company. Prior to joining us, Mr. Allison served from March 2013 to December 2013 as the Vice President, Research and Development for E2open Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based, on-demand software solutions. From May 2007 to March 2013, Mr. Allison served as Vice President, Engineering at Convio, Inc. a leading provider of on-demand constituent engagement solutions that was acquired by Blackbaud, Inc. in May 2012. Mr. Allison previously served from 2004 through 2007 as the Senior Vice President, Software Development, Data Center Operations and Customer Service for Simdesk Technologies, Inc., and from 1997 through 2003 as the Vice President, Engineering and Customer Service for Pervasive Software, Inc., which was acquired by Actian Corporation in 2013. In addition, from 1988 through 1996, Mr. Allison served as a Manager, Power PC and OS/2 LAN Server for IBM Corp. Mr. Allison holds a B.S. in computer science from Texas A&M University and an M.S. in software engineering from University of Houston-Clear Lake.

Michael Paulson

Mr. Michael Paulson is Executive Vice President - Product of the Company. In this role he is responsible for the overall leadership of our product team including research and development of new products, defining the product's vision, strategy, roadmap and user experience. Prior to joining Bazaarvoice, from September 2013 to August 2014, Mr. Paulson led the product team for eBay, Inc.'s new Seller Insights group created through the acquisition of consumer shopping technology company Decide.com. Mr. Paulson joined Decide.com as Vice President of Product & Marketing in September 2010 and grew the business from inception through acquisition. Mr. Paulson served as Product Manager at Amazon.com, Inc. from 2004 to 2006. Mr. Paulson holds an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management and a B.A. from Yale.

Kelly Trammell

Mr. Kelly Trammell is Executive Vice President, Services of the Company. In this role, he is responsible for leading our global strategy consulting, implementation, managed services, technical support, network and content integrity, and insights services business units. Mr. Trammell joined Bazaarvoice in November 2014 as Senior Director, Client Delivery. Before joining Bazaarvoice, Mr. Trammell was a Managing Director at OpenSymmetry LLC, where he led the Managed Services division on a worldwide basis in 2014. Prior to OpenSymmetry, Mr Trammell was Senior Vice President of Consulting and Solutions at SCS, Inc. from 2007 to 2012. Prior to SCS, Mr. Trammell was President and CEO of Servique, which was acquired by SCS, Inc. in 2007. Previously, Mr. Trammell was Senior Vice President and General Manager for Commerce One and was Managing Director for E-commerce for IBM Global Services. Mr. Trammell started his career at KPMG and was elected to join the partnership team. Mr. Trammell holds a B.B.A. in accounting from the University of Texas at Austin and a J.D. from the University of Houston.

Sara Spivey

Ms. Sara Spivey is Chief Marketing Officer of Bazaarvoice, Inc. From October 2012 to October 2014 she served as Chief Executive Officer of InReach, a privately held SaaS provider in the learning management industry. From December 2008 to September 2012 she served as the Chief Marketing Officer at Convio, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand constituent engagement solutions that was acquired by Blackbaud, Inc. in May 2012. Ms. Spivey previously served as Vice President, Marketing for rPath, Inc., Vice President, Worldwide Sales, Strategic Account Alliance Development for Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., and in a variety of sales and marketing roles, including Vice President of Marketing, at Quantum Corporation, a storage solutions company. Ms. Spivey holds a B.A. from the University of California at Davis in Economics and an M.B.A. from the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth.

Kin Gill

Mr. Kin Gill is Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel and Secretary of the Company. Mr. Gill previously served as our Deputy General Counsel from January 2013 to January 2015. Prior to joining us, Mr. Gill served from April 2010 to January 2013 as Vice President-General Counsel and Secretary at Xtreme Power Inc., a leading provider of large scale energy storage systems. Previous to that time, Mr. Gill practiced corporate and securities law serving as a partner with Andrews Kurth LLP and Fish & Richardson, P.C. Mr. Gill holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from the University of Mississippi, an M.B.A. from the University of Mississippi and a J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center.

Elizabeth Ritzcovan

Ms. Elizabeth "Liz" Ritzcovan is Chief Revenue Officer of Bazaarvoice, Inc., effective December 7, 2015. She has served as our Chief Revenue Officer since December 2015 and in that role is responsible for overall leadership of our global field sales organization, including direct sales, market development, sales operations, pre-sales solution consulting and business development. Prior to joining us, Ms. Ritzcovan served as global chief revenue officer at Sizmek, a company that provides open ad management platforms for multiscreen campaigns, from December 2014 to December 2015 and before that, spent time as the chief revenue officer at Condé Nast - Parade Media Group, a media company, from March 2013 to December 2014. From 2010 until March 2013, Ms. Ritzcovan served as Vice President, Strategy and Marketing Solutions at Yahoo! Inc., a multinational technology company. She has held similar roles at Time, Inc., Interbrand, Condé Nast Publications, Miller Publishing and H&H Publishing. Ms. Ritzcovan has a bachelor of arts in communication from the State University of New York at Potsdam.

Ryan Robinson

Mr. Ryan D. Robinson is Chief People Officer of Bazaarvoice Inc., since April 2012. Prior to joining us, Mr. Robinson served from November 2011 to March 2012 as Vice President Human Resources at Hewlett-Packard Company, or HP, over the global technology and business process organization. From August 2008 to October 2011, Mr. Robinson served as Vice President Human Resources over HP's global functions, including finance, information technology, legal, strategy and technology, and global business services. From May 2006 to July 2008, Mr. Robinson served as Vice President Human Resources for HP's global information technology organization. Mr. Robinson previously served as Vice President Human Resources over talent management, leadership development and internal communications at Compaq Computer Corporation. Mr. Robinson holds a B.S. in organizational communications and an M.A. in human resource development from the University of Texas at Austin.

Craig Barbarosh

Mr. Craig A. Barbarosh is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Barbarosh has been a partner at the international law firm of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP since June 2012, where he also serves as a member of its Board of Directors. From 1999 until June 2012, Mr. Barbarosh was a partner of the international law firm of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, or Pillsbury, where he began his career as an associate in 1992. He served in several leadership positions while a partner at Pillsbury, including serving on the firm's Board of Directors, as the Chair of the firm's Strategy Committee, as a co-leader of the firm's national Insolvency & Restructuring practice section and as the Managing Partner of the firm's Orange County office. Mr. Barbarosh has served as a director of Quality Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:QSII), a leading healthcare information technology software and services company, since September 2009, where he also serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, Chair of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Special Transactions Committee. He has also served as a director of Sabra Health Care REIT, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBRA), a real estate investment trust, since November 2010, where he also serves as Chair of its Audit Committee and a member of its Compensation Committee. Mr. Barbarosh previously served as a director of BioPharmX Corporation (NYSE MKT:BPMX), a specialty pharmaceutical company, from January 2016 to October 2016. Mr. Barbarosh holds a J.D. degree from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and a B.A. degree in Business Economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara.

Steven Berkowitz

Mr. Steven H. Berkowitz is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Berkowitz has served as the chief executive officer of Lumos Labs, Inc., a provider of online cognitive exercise tools, since November 2015. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of Move, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOVE), a provider of online real-estate services, from January 2009 until it was acquired by News Corp. in November 2014. He served on the board of Move, Inc. from June 2008 until November 2014 and served as senior vice president of the Online Services Group at Microsoft Corporation, from May 2006 to August 2008. Prior to joining Microsoft in May 2006, Mr. Berkowitz served as chief executive officer and a director of Ask Jeeves, an online search engine, from January 2004 until August 2005, when the business was sold to IAC/InterActiveCorp. After acquisition by IAC/InterActiveCorp., Ask Jeeves was renamed IAC Search and Media, and Mr. Berkowitz served as its chief executive officer until May 2006. Mr. Berkowitz was president of the Web Properties Division of Ask Jeeves from May 2001 until December 2003. Mr. Berkowitz received a Bachelor of Arts degree from State University of New York at Albany.

Krista Berry

Ms. Krista Berry is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Berry joined Everlane, Inc., an online clothing retailer, as their Chief Revenue Officer in September 2017. Ms. Berry served as the Chief Digital Officer of Kohl's Corporation from March 2014 until March 2016, where she developed Kohl's world-class omni-channel strategy, and partnered cross functionally to develop a model for integrating omni-channel teams throughout the organization. Ms. Berry joined Kohl's in December 2011 as Executive Vice President, Multi-Channel Commerce, where she was responsible for developing and executing Kohl's long-term omni-channel and customer-driven digital innovation strategies, including overseeing Kohl's e-commerce business. Prior to joining Kohl's, Ms. Berry was General Manager, North America, DTC for Nike, Inc. From 1988 until 2007, Ms. Berry held various roles at Target Corporation including GMM, Target.com. Ms. Berry also serves on the board of directors of Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ: HELE), having joined on April 1, 2017. Ms. Berry is an alumna of the University of Wisconsin, Madison, where she was Executive in Residence in the Fall of 2016, and was the recipient of the University of Wisconsin, Madison Business School's Distinguished Fellow Award 2015.

Sydney Carey

Ms. Sydney L. Carey is Independent Director of the Company, since April 4, 2012. Ms. Carey has served as Chief Financial Officer of Apttus Corporation, a provider of software solutions, since June 2016. Previously she was Chief Financial Officer of Zscaler, Inc., a cloud-based information security company, since February 2015 until May 2016. Previously, Ms. Carey served as the Chief Financial Officer of MongoDB, Inc. (formerly 10gen, Inc.), a software company, from April 2013 to February 2015. From January 2009 to April 2013, Ms. Carey served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of TIBCO Software, Inc., a software company. Ms. Carey served in various capacities with TIBCO from January 2004 to January 2009. Ms. Carey holds a B.A. in economics from Stanford University and was a recipient of a 2010 Stevie Award for Women in Business-Best Executive.

Jeffrey Hawn

Mr. Jeffrey S. Hawn is Independent Director of the Company. He became chairperson of the nominating and governance committee in October 2015. Mr. Hawn has served as chief executive officer of Quest Software, Inc. since November 2016. Mr. Hawn was previously chairman and chief executive officer of Vertafore, a provider of software and solutions to the insurance industry from April 2015 to October 2016. Prior to joining Vertafore, Mr. Hawn served as Chairman and CEO of The Attachmate Group, a software holding company, from May 2005 to November 2014. Prior to that, he was an Operating Partner of JMI-Inc., a private equity firm, a role he assumed in April 2004. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President of Operations for BMC Software, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise management solutions, from July 2000 to March 2004 and as a partner with McKinsey & Company, a leading management consulting firm, from July 1990 to July 2000. Mr. Hawn received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Southern Methodist University and an M.B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin. Mr. Hawn served on the board of Pervasive Software Inc. from February 2003 until April 2013, the board of Vignette Corporation from November 2001 until July 2009 and numerous private company boards.

Allison Wing

Ms. Allison (Ali) M. Wing is Independent Director of the Company. She served as the chief marketing officer and EVP of digital channels at Maurices Incorporated, a North American women's clothing omnichannel retailer that is a subsidiary of the Ascena Retail Group, Inc. from September 2014 until May2017. Ms. Wing was responsible for launching Maurices' multi-tender loyalty program, developing their first customer insights data production platform and launching their enterprise-wide eCommerce platform. Prior to joining Maurices, Ms. Wing was the CEO, Founder and Chairman of the Board of giggle, Inc., a multichannel retailer, wholesaler and licenser of baby products. Over the 10 years she served at giggle, she built it into a leading brand in juvenile products. Ms. Wing started her career with Nike, Inc. in marketing and later moved into corporate development at Nike. Ms. Wing holds a B.A. degree from Lewis and Clark College, and earned her M.B.A. from the Northwestern Kellogg School and a J.D. from the Northwestern School of Law.