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BroadVision Inc (BVSN.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Pehong Chen

57 2008 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Peter Chu

51 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Strategy and Product Management

James Dixon

71 2003 Independent Director

Robert Lee

66 2004 Independent Director

Francois Stieger

65 2006 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Pehong Chen

Dr. Pehong Chen, Ph.D. is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of BroadVision, Inc., since May 1993. Dr. Chen has served as our Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President since our incorporation in May 1993. Dr. Chen served as Interim Chief Financial Officer during the period between William Meyer’s departure in June 2006 and Shin-Yuan Tzou’s appointment as Chief Financial Officer in January 2008. From 1992 to 1993, Dr. Chen served as the Vice President of Multimedia Technology at Sybase, Inc., a supplier of client-server software products. Dr. Chen founded and, from 1989 to 1992, served as President of Gain Technology, Inc., a provider of multimedia applications development systems, which was acquired by Sybase, Inc. Dr. Chen currently serves on the board of directors of SINA.com. He received a B.S. in Computer Science from National Taiwan University, an M.S. in Computer Science from Indiana University and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley. We believe Dr. Chen’s qualifications to sit on our Board of Directors include his decades of experience in the technology industry, including as our founder, and our Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer for the past 20 years. The Committee believes that Dr. Chen’s extensive experience with the Company brings necessary historical knowledge, industry experience and continuity to the board.

Peter Chu

Mr. Peter Chu has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Strategy and Product Management of BroadVision, Inc., effective July 11, 2014. In this role, Mr. Chu joined the Company in October 2011 as Vice President of Strategy and Product Management. His initial base salary was set at $168,000 and he was eligible to receive a discretionary bonus of up to $40,000 a year based on a mixture of company and personal goals agreed upon by Mr. Chu and Dr. Chen on an annual basis. Each quarter, Dr. Chen determines the percentage of goals attained by Mr. Chu during the quarter and calculates the dollar value of the portion of the discretionary bonus to be paid for the quarter. Mr. Chu has held the position of Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Strategy and Product Management at the Company since July 11, 2014. In this role, Mr. Chu serves as the Company’s principal financial and accounting officer. On July 1, 2014 Mr. Chu’s annual salary was increased to $180,000 and he was eligible to receive a discretionary bonus of up to $20,000. In February 2015, at Dr. Chen’s request, the compensation committee approved an increase in Mr. Chu’s annual salary to $200,000 and a discretionary bonus of up to $20,000.

James Dixon

Mr. James D. Dixon is an Independent Director of BroadVision, Inc., since January 2003. Prior to his retirement from Bank of America in January 2002, Mr. Dixon has served as one of our directors since January 2003. Prior to his retirement from Bank of America in January 2002, Mr. Dixon served as an executive with bankofamerica.com. From September 1998 to February 2000, Mr. Dixon was Group Executive and Chief Information Officer of Bank of America Technology & Operations. From 1990 to 1998, before the merger of NationsBank Corporation and BankAmerica Corporation, Mr. Dixon was President of NationsBank Services, Inc. From 1986 to 1990, he also served as Chief Financial Officer for Citizens and Southern Bank/Sovran, a predecessor company to NationsBank. Mr. Dixon holds a B.A. from Florida State University, a J.D. from the University of Florida School of Law, and he is a graduate of the executive M.B.A. program at Stanford University. Mr. Dixon also previously served on the board of directors of CheckFree Corporation, a provider of financial electronic commerce services and products, 724 Solutions Inc., a provider of mobile internet, mobile broadband and IP messaging solutions and Rare Hospitality International, Inc., a restaurant operator and franchisor. Mr. Dixon’s employment within the technology sector of the banking industry and his leadership role with several major national corporations give him the background to provide strategic financial guidance and leadership to the Company and the Board. Additionally, his extensive service on other boards of directors in the technology industry gives him substantial insight into the issues that arise in a technology-based business.

Robert Lee

Mr. Robert Lee is an Independent Director of BroadVision, Inc since August 2004. Mr. Lee has served as one of our directors since August 2004. Mr. Lee was a corporate Executive Vice President and President of Business Communications Services at Pacific Bell, where he established two new subsidiaries: Pacific Bell Internet Services and Pacific Bell Network Integration. During his 26 year career at Pacific Bell, Mr. Lee managed groups in finance, operations, sales and marketing. Mr. Lee served as Executive Vice President of Marketing and Sales from 1987 to 1992. Mr. Lee is a member of the board and serves on the Audit Committee of Blue Shield of California, which provides health insurance to members in California, and a member of the board and serves on the Audit Committee of Corinthian Colleges, which operates as a post-secondary education company in North America. Mr. Lee also previously served on the board of directors of Web.com, a provider of online marketing services for small businesses, from April 1999 until September 2007 and Netopia, a provider of voice and data solutions, from November 2001 until February 2007. Mr. Lee holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California and an M.B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley. The Company believes that Mr. Lee’s extensive operations, sales and marketing expertise make him a valuable member of the board. His executive experience, along with his experience serving on other boards and his historical knowledge of our company, give him the qualifications and skills to serve as a director.

Francois Stieger

Mr. Francois Stieger is an Independent Director of BroadVision, Inc since August 2006. Mr. Stieger has served as one of our directors since August 2006. Mr. Stieger is currently Vice President EMEA at Typesafe Switzerland LLC. From January 2006 until October 2012, Mr. Stieger led Intentional Software’s international group as CEO of Intentional Software International Sarl. From April 2003 until January 2006, Mr. Stieger was senior vice president and general manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa for Verisign, the leading provider of critical infrastructure security services for the Internet and telecommunication markets. Mr. Stieger was responsible for Verisign’s business throughout that region. Prior to joining Verisign, Mr. Stieger was a partner of Amadeus Capital, a leading European venture capital firm based in London. Mr. Stieger served as our Director, Worldwide Marketing Organization, from 1996 to 2001. While serving in that capacity, in 1996, he established our European operations. Under his management through mid-2001, these operations grew to more than 400 employees and US$104 million annual revenues. He was also personally involved in our initial public offering in June 1996, and our public offering on the Neuer Markt in Frankfurt in November 1999. From 1987-1992, as vice president, Mr. Stieger established and managed operations of Oracle Corporation for southern and central Europe. Mr. Stieger is a graduate of the University of Strasbourg’s Institute of Technology. Mr. Steiger’s experience as an executive of several international technology companies provides the board with a global perspective. Additionally, his experiences as a former Company executive provide him with a deep understanding of the Company that we believe to be valuable to the board.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Pehong Chen

352,000

Peter Chu

309,892

James Dixon

--

Robert Lee

--

Francois Stieger

--
As Of  31 Dec 2014

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