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Datawatch Corp (DWCH.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Richard de Osborne

83 2001 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Michael Morrison

53 2011 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

David Mahoney

72 2011 Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

James Eliason

49 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance, Treasurer, Secretary

Ken Tacelli

48 2016 Chief Operating Officer

Colin Mahony

2017 Director

Christopher Cox

52 2012 Independent Director

Donald Friedman

70 2016 Independent Director

Thomas Kelly

67 2004 Independent Director

Joan McArdle

66 2014 Independent Director

Randall Seidl

53 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Richard de Osborne

Mr. Richard de J. Osborne is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of Datawatch Corp., since January 2001. From 1985 to 1999, Mr. Osborne was Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of ASARCO Incorporated, which is an integrated producer of copper and other metals. Mr. Osborne is also a director of NACCO Industries, Inc., which is a conglomerate involved in mining, small kitchen and electric appliances and speciality retail. Mr. Osborne was previously a director of Schering Plough Corp. and of Goodrich Corp. Mr. Osborne’s qualifications to serve on the Board of Directors include his experience as a senior executive and director of large public companies.

Michael Morrison

Mr. Michael A. Morrison is the President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Datawatch Corp., since February 11, 2011. From October 2007 until joining Datawatch, Mr. Morrison was Vice President, Financial Performance Management, at Cognos Inc., a subsidiary of IBM since January 2008. In this role, Mr. Morrison directed all development, product management, product marketing and strategic business development activities for the FPM business unit. From January 2007 to October 2007, Mr. Morrison was Chief Operating Officer of Applix Inc., having been vice president of worldwide field and marketing operations from 2004 until his appointment as COO. Mr. Morrison conceptualized, built and led the company’s strategic go-to-market sales model and growth strategies, and also represented the company to Wall Street and industry analysts. Before joining Applix in 2004, Mr. Morrison held various positions at Cognos, including vice president of enterprise planning operations, vice president of finance and administration, and corporate counsel.

David Mahoney

Mr. David C. Mahoney is an Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Datawatch Corp., since February 11, 2011. He has been a director of the Company since September 2010 and Vice Chairman of the Board since February 2011. From February 2003 until his retirement in February 2008, Mr. Mahoney was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Applix, Inc., a global provider of business performance management and business intelligence applications that was acquired by Cognos in 2007. Mr. Mahoney was also a director of Applix from October 1992 to February 2008. Mr. Mahoney served as Chief Executive Officer of Verbind, Inc., a provider of real-time behavioural analysis and event triggering technology, from May 2001 until February 2003, when Verbind was sold to SAS Institute. Mr. Mahoney’s qualifications to serve on the Board include his experience as a senior executive leading the growth of three publicly held software companies, as well as his technical expertise.

James Eliason

Mr. James Eliason is the Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance, Treasurer, Secretary of Datawatch Corp., since April 23, 2013. Mr. Eliason brings 20 years of financial and operational experience to the Datawatch leadership team, including corporate finance investor relations, sales operations, mergers and acquisitions, human resources and information technology. From 2011 to April 2013 he served as CFO of Qvidian Corporation, a venture-backed software company that provides cloud-based sales enablement applications. From 2008 to 2011, he served as CFO of Desktone, Inc., a SaaS software company that provides a desktop cloud enablement platform. From 2004 to 2008, he served as CFO of Empirix, Inc., a high growth technology company that provides tools for voice and data applications. Earlier in his career, he held senior finance positions with Narad Networks, Inc. and Silverstream Software, Inc.

Ken Tacelli

Mr. Ken Tacelli serves as Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Mr. Tacelli joined Datawatch on December 1, 2016. Mr. Tacelli brings many years of experience in a number of capacities in both large and small companies alike. Mr. Tacelli joined Datawatch on April 25, 2016 as Vice President, North America Sales and was later appointed as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales on July 19, 2016. From 2015 to 2016. Mr. Tacelli served as a Senior Vice President of Content Sales at Skillsoft. From 2013 to 2015, Mr. Tacelli served as a Senior Vice President at OpenText within the World Wide Enterprise Sales Division. From 2011 to 2013, Mr. Tacelli served as a Vice President of CA Technologies, including responsibility for North American Growth to Market Sales.

Colin Mahony

Mr. Colin P. Mahony serves as Director of the company. Mr. Mahony, a recognized expert in Big Data, is Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Big Data Platform business group, which focuses on helping organizations of all sizes leverage their data to improve business outcomes. He joined HPE through its acquisition of Vertica, where his technical knowledge and market intelligence helped guide the company’s customer relationships and strategic partnerships to achieve significant growth. Prior to joining Vertica, he held leadership roles at two venture capital firms, focused on investments in enterprise software, telecommunications and digital media, first at Lazard Technology Partners and later at Bessemer Venture Partners. Mr. Mahony also served as a Senior Industry Analyst at Yankee Group, where he helped build the firm’s ERP and Internet Computing Strategies practice. He holds a B.S. degree in Economics with a minor in Computer Science from Georgetown University and an M.B.A. degree from the Harvard Business School. He is an active volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay and the Joey Fund for Cystic Fibrosis as well as a mentor and board member of Year Up Boston.

Christopher Cox

Mr. Christopher T. Cox is an Independent Director of Datawatch Corp., since August 21, 2012. Since January 2012, Mr. Cox has been Executive Vice President and Chief Corporate Development Officer at The Medicines Company, a global biopharmaceutical company. From January 2012 until February 2016, Mr. Cox was a partner at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP. Prior to January 2012, Mr. Cox was a partner at Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP in New York. Mr. Cox is also an investor in and a Managing Member of WC Capital, LLC which owns approximately 5.75% of Datawatch’s outstanding common stock. Mr. Cox received both his undergraduate degree and J.D. from the University of Missouri where he was also a member of the Missouri Law Review. Mr. Cox’s qualifications to serve on the Board of Directors include his experience in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and corporate governance.

Donald Friedman

Mr. Donald R. Friedman is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Friedman was the Chief Executive Officer of Datalytics Technologies, an enterprise software company specializing in business analytics. From June 2010 to December 2013, he was a Principal at Sequel, a branding and communications consulting firm. Previously, following a 30-year career with IBM, Mr. Friedman founded and served as Chief Executive Officer of International Flex Technologies, a high-tech manufacturing company, and was Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at CA Technologies (formerly Computer Associates). Mr. Friedman’s qualifications to serve on the Board of Directors include his experience in technology leadership, strategy and marketing with both growth and Fortune 500 companies.

Thomas Kelly

Mr. Thomas H. Kelly is an Independent Director of Datawatch Corp., since October 27, 2004. Until June 1, 2007, Mr. Kelly was Vice President of Corporate Business Development at Schering-Plough Corporation, a pharmaceutical company. Prior to holding that position, Mr. Kelly was Vice President and Corporate Controller at Schering-Plough, a position he had held since joining that corporation in 1991. Previously, he had been a senior partner with the accounting firm of Deloitte & Touche LLP. Mr. Kelly’s qualifications to serve on the Board of Directors include his experience as a senior executive of a large public company, as well as his financial and accounting expertise.

Joan McArdle

Ms. Joan McArdle is an Independent Director of the Company, since July 2014. Ms. McArdle is an experienced software industry finance and business leader in Massachusetts. From 1985 to June 2016, she worked for the Massachusetts Capital Resource Company (MCRC) most recently in her capacity as a senior vice president. While serving in this capacity at MCRC, and in connection with MCRC’s funding to support Datawatch’s acquisition of Math Strategies in 2012, Ms. McArdle previously served as an observer at Datawatch’s board meetings. Prior to joining MCRC, Ms. McArdle was employed by the First National Bank of Boston in a variety of roles, leaving the firm as a Vice President in the Large Corporate/Multinational Group. Ms. McArdle is also a member of the Board of Directors of Aspen Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: AZPN). Ms. McArdle received an AB degree in English from Smith College. Ms. McArdle’s qualifications to serve on the Board include her experience in building and financing companies from the earliest stages of growth to mature technology companies, as well as her knowledge of the technology industry.

Randall Seidl

Mr. Randall P. Seidl is an Independent Director of the Company, since December 2015. Mr. Seidl is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Revenue Acceleration, a consulting firm he founded in 2013 that provides companies with strategic and tactical sales leadership insights, high-performing industry talent and critical customer and partner access. From September 2009 to October 2013, he served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the US Enterprise Group at Hewlett Packard. Prior to Hewlett Packard, Mr. Seidl served as Senior Vice President and General Manager, North America at Sun Microsystems. He began his career at EMC, where he held a number of key global sales and marketing roles. On the emerging company side, Mr. Seidl served as Chief Executive Officer and a board member of Permabit; co-founder and Executive Vice President of GiantLoop, and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Workgroup Solution, which was acquired by Advizex. Mr. Seidl’s qualification to serve on the Board of Directors include his experience as a senior executive of large public companies, as well as his strategic sales and marketing expertise.