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Expedia Inc (EXPE.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Barry Diller

75 2005 Chairman of the Board, Senior Executive

Mark Okerstrom

44 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Victor Kaufman

73 2005 Vice Chairman of the Board

Alan Pickerill

2017 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Robert Dzielak

46 2012 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Lance Soliday

44 2017 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller

Pamela Coe

57 2012 Director

Dara Khosrowshahi

48 2017 Director

Christopher Shean

52 2015 Director

Alexander Von Furstenberg

47 2015 Director

Susan Athey

46 2015 Independent Director

A. George Battle

73 2005 Independent Director

Courtnee Chun

2017 Independent Director

Chelsea Clinton

37 2017 Independent Director

Jonathan Dolgen

71 2005 Independent Director

Craig Jacobson

64 2007 Independent Director

Peter Kern

49 2005 Independent Director

Scott Rudin

58 2016 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Barry Diller

Mr. Barry Diller is Chairman of the Board, Senior Executive of the Company. Mr. Diller has been the Chairman of the Board and Senior Executive of Expedia since the completion of the Company’s spin-off from IAC/InterActiveCorp (“IAC”) on August 9, 2005 (the “IAC/Expedia Spin-Off”). Mr. Diller held the positions of Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of IAC and its predecessors since August 1995 and ceased serving as Chief Executive Officer in November 2010. Mr. Diller has served as Special Advisor to TripAdvisor, Inc., an online travel company, since April 2013 and served as its Chairman of the Board and Senior Executive from December 2011, when it was spun off from Expedia, Inc., until December 2012, and was a member of its Board until April 2013. Mr. Diller served as the non-executive Chairman of the Board of Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. from 2008 to 2010, when it merged with Live Nation, Inc. to form Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. Mr. Diller served as the non-executive Chairman of the Board of Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. from January 2010 to October 2010 and was a member of its Board until January 2011. He also served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of QVC, Inc. from December 1992 through December 1994 and as the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Fox, Inc. from 1984 to 1992. Prior to joining Fox, Inc., Mr. Diller served for ten years as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Paramount Pictures Corporation. Mr. Diller served as a member of the Board of Directors of Graham Holdings Company (formerly The Washington Post Company) from November 2013 through January 2017. Mr. Diller is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Coca-Cola Company.

Mark Okerstrom

Mr. Mark D. Okerstrom is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He served as Expedia's Executive Vice President, Operations, and Chief Financial Officer since September 2011, previously serving as its Secretary from October 2011 until April 2012. In his role as CFO, he held responsibility for all aspects of finance, including planning & analysis, accounting, tax, treasury, internal audit, procurement, real estate and investor relations, as well as corporate strategy and M&A for Expedia, Inc. Mr. Okerstrom's role was expanded in 2014, adding responsibility for the Company's eCommerce Platform Group which includes centralized technology, payments, risk, and global customer operations. Mr. Okerstrom served as Senior Director, Corporate Development and Strategy, Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy, and Senior Vice President of Corporate Development from 2006, when he joined, to 2011. Prior to joining Expedia, Mr. Okerstrom was a consultant with Bain & Company in Boston and San Francisco, and worked with UBS Investment Bank in London. Prior to that, he practiced as an attorney with the global law firm of Fresh fields Bruckhaus Deringer in London. Mr. Okerstrom holds an MBA degree from Harvard Business School and a law degree from the University of British Columbia.

Victor Kaufman

Mr. Victor A. Kaufman is Vice Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Kaufman has been a director and the Vice Chairman of Expedia since completion of the IAC/Expedia Spin-Off. Mr. Kaufman has been a director of IAC (and its predecessors) since December 1996 and has served as the Vice Chairman of IAC since October 1999. Mr. Kaufman served as a director of TripAdvisor, Inc. from the completion of the TripAdvisor Spin-Off until February 2013. Mr. Kaufman previously served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. from August 2008 through January 2010 and as a director of Live Nation Entertainment from January 2010 through December 2010. Mr. Kaufman served in the Office of the Chairman of IAC from January 1997 to November 1997 and as Chief Financial Officer of IAC from November 1997 to October 1999. Prior to his tenure with IAC, Mr. Kaufman served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Savoy Pictures Entertainment, Inc. from March 1992 and as a director of Savoy from February 1992. Mr. Kaufman was the founding Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Tri-Star Pictures, Inc. and served in those capacities from 1983 until December 1987, at which time he became President and Chief Executive Officer of Tri- Star’s successor company, Columbia Pictures Entertainment, Inc. He resigned from those positions at the end of 1989 following the acquisition of Columbia by Sony USA, Inc. Mr. Kaufman joined Columbia in 1974 and served in a variety of senior positions at Columbia and its affiliates prior to the founding of Tri-Star.

Alan Pickerill

Robert Dzielak

Mr. Robert J. Dzielak is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. Mr. Dzielak had previously served as Expedia’s Senior Vice President and acting General Counsel since October 2011. Since joining Expedia as Assistant General Counsel in April 2006 and through his service as Vice President and Associate General Counsel between February 2007 and October 2011, Mr. Dzielak held primary responsibility for the worldwide litigation portfolio of Expedia and its brands. Prior to joining Expedia, Mr. Dzielak was a partner at the law firm of Preston, Gates and Ellis, LLP (now K&L Gates LLP), where his practice focused on commercial and intellectual property litigation. Mr. Dzielak received his J.D. from The John Marshall Law School.

Lance Soliday

Mr. Lance A. Soliday, CPA., is Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller of the Company. Mr. Soliday has previously served as Expedia’s Director, Financial Reporting since December 2006 and Director, Accounting Research since joining Expedia in May 2006. Prior to Expedia, Mr. Soliday held various roles in the finance departments of Amazon.com and Microsoft Corporation. Previously, Mr. Soliday was an accountant with Deloitte & Touche LLP. Mr. Soliday received his bachelor’s degree from Central Washington University and is a certified public accountant.

Pamela Coe

Ms. Pamela L. Coe is Director of the Company. Ms. Coe is currently Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Secretary of Liberty Interactive, Liberty Media Corporation (“Liberty Media”) and Liberty Broadband Corporation (“Liberty Broadband”), and has held those positions since January 1, 2016. Prior to January 1, 2016, Ms. Coe was Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Secretary of those companies. Ms. Coe also held those positions with Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc. from August 2014 to April 2016. Ms. Coe is currently Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Secretary of Liberty Expedia Holdings and has served as such from November 2016. Prior to joining Liberty, Ms. Coe served as Senior Counsel at Liberty’s predecessor parent company, Tele-Communications, Inc. (“TCI”). Prior to her tenure at TCI, Ms. Coe was a partner in a major San Francisco-based law firm, specializing in corporate, securities and banking law.

Dara Khosrowshahi

Mr. Dara Khosrowshahi is Director of the Company. Mr. Khosrowshahi served as director of TripAdvisor, Inc., from the TripAdvisor Spin- Off until February 2013. Mr. Khosrowshahi served as the Chief Executive Officer of IAC Travel, a division of IAC, from January 2005 to the IAC/Expedia Spin-Off date. Prior to his tenure as Chief Executive Officer of IAC Travel, Mr. Khosrowshahi served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of IAC from January 2002 to January 2005. Mr. Khosrowshahi served as IAC’s Executive Vice President, Operations and Strategic Planning, from July 2000 to January 2002 and as President, USA Networks Interactive, a division of IAC, from 1999 to 2000. Mr. Khosrowshahi joined IAC in 1998 as Vice President of Strategic Planning and was promoted to Senior Vice President in 1999. Mr. Khosrowshahi worked at Allen & Company LLC from 1991 to 1998, where he served as Vice President from 1995 to 1998. Mr. Khosrowshahi is currently a member of the Boards of Directors of Fanatics Inc. and The New York Times Company, and of the Supervisory Board of trivago, N.V., a majority-owned subsidiary of Expedia.

Christopher Shean

Mr. Christopher W. Shean is Director of the Company. He has served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Liberty Expedia Holdings since March 2016 and as a director since November 2016. He has also served as a Senior Advisor of Liberty Interactive, Liberty Media and Liberty Broadband since October 2016. Mr. Shean served as the Chief Financial Officer of Liberty Media (including its predecessor) from November 2011 to October 2016, Liberty Interactive from November 2011 to October 2016 and Liberty Broadband from June 2014 to October 2016. He has held a number of executive positions with Liberty Media since May 2007 and with Liberty Interactive since October 2000. Mr. Shean also served as a Senior Vice President of Liberty Broadband from June 2014 to December 2015. In addition, Mr. Shean served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc. from July 2013 to January 2016. Mr. Shean has served as a director of FTD Companies, Inc. since December 2014 and as the interim President and Chief Executive Officer from November 2016 to March 2017. He served as a director of TripAdvisor, Inc. from February 2013 to December 2015. Mr. Shean is a graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Alexander Von Furstenberg

Mr. Alexander Von Furstenberg is Director of the Company. Mr. von Furstenberg currently serves as Chief Investment Officer of Ranger Global Advisors, LLC, a family office focused on value-based investing (“Ranger”), which he founded in June 2011. Prior to founding Ranger, Mr. von Furstenberg founded Arrow Capital Management, LLC, a private investment firm focused on global public equities, where he served as Co-Managing Member and Chief Investment Officer since 2003. Mr. von Furstenberg has served as a member of the Board of Directors of IAC since 2008, Liberty Expedia Holdings since November 2016, La Scogliera, an Italian financial holding company, since December 2016 and served as a member of the board of directors of W.P. Stewart & Co. Ltd., a Bermuda based asset management firm, until the company was acquired in December 2013. Since 2001, he has acted as Chief Investment Officer of Arrow Investments, Inc., the private investment office that serves his family. Mr. von Furstenberg also serves as a partner and Co-Chairman of the Board of Diane von Furstenberg Studio, LLC. In addition to the philanthropic work accomplished through his position as a director of The Diller-von Furstenberg Family Foundation, Mr. von Furstenberg also serves on the board of directors of Friends of the High Line.

Susan Athey

Dr. Susan C. Athey is Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Athey is the Economics of Technology Professor at Stanford Graduate School of Business. Her research and teaching cover the economics of the internet and digital marketplaces, marketplace design, auctions, platform businesses, online advertising, the news media, financial technology, big data, and statistical methods for causal inference. She previously taught at the economics departments at MIT, Stanford and Harvard. In 2007, Professor Athey received the John Bates Clark Medal, awarded by the American Economic Association to “that American economist under the age of forty who is adjudged to have made the most significant contribution to economic thought and knowledge.” She was elected to the National Academy of Science in 2012 and to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2008. She serves on the Board of Directors of Ripple, a financial services technology startup, and is an advisor to early stage venture capital fund X/Seed Capital and financial technology venture capital fund NYCA Partners. She received her bachelor’s degree from Duke University in economics, computer science, and mathematics and her Ph.D. in economics from Stanford. She holds an honorary doctorate from Duke University.

A. George Battle

Mr. A. George Battle is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Battle previously served as the Executive Chairman of Ask Jeeves, Inc. from January 2004 through July 2005 and as its Chief Executive Officer from December 2000 until January 2004. Mr. Battle was a business consultant and investor and served as a member of the boards of directors of several technology companies from 1995 to 2000. Prior thereto, Mr. Battle served with Andersen Consulting in various roles, including Worldwide Managing Partner, Market Development, until his retirement from Andersen Consulting in 1995. Mr. Battle is currently Chairman of the Compensation Committee of Fair Isaac Corporation, a position he has held since 2002. He is also a director of Netflix, Inc., Workday, Inc. and one nonprofit organization. Mr. Battle also served as a director of PeopleSoft, Inc. from 1995 until its acquisition by Oracle Corp. in 2004, Barra, Inc. from 1996 until 2004, Advent Software, Inc. from 2006 to May 2011, the Masters Select family of funds (all registered investment companies) from August 1996 until December 2012, Sungevity, Inc. from February 2010 until January 2013, LinkedIn Corporation from December 2010 until December 2016 and OpenTable, Inc. from January 2006 until July 2014. Mr. Battle holds a B.A. in economics from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Courtnee Chun

Ms. Courtnee A. Chun serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Chun has served as Senior Vice President of Investor Relations for Liberty Interactive Corporation and Liberty Media Corporation (“Liberty Media”), and has served as a director of HSN, Inc. since May 2013. Prior to joining Liberty Media in 2008, Ms. Chun held executive level positions at Level 3 and New Global Telecom, Inc. (“New Global”), where she served as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to New Global, Ms. Chun gained extensive transaction experience in mergers and acquisitions and the financial markets at FirstWorld Communications and at J.P. Morgan. Ms. Chun currently serves on the board of advisors for ACE Scholarships Colorado.

Chelsea Clinton

Ms. Chelsea Clinton is Independent Director of the Company. She has served as Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation since March 2013, where her work emphasizes improving global and domestic health, creating service opportunities and empowering the next generation of leaders. Prior to assuming this role, Ms. Clinton served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Clinton Foundation from September 2011. Ms. Clinton has also served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Clinton Health Access Initiative since September 2011. From March 2010 through May 2013, Ms. Clinton served as an Assistant Vice Provost at New York University, where she focused on interfaith initiatives and the university’s Global Expansion Program. From November 2011 to August 2014, Ms. Clinton also worked as a special correspondent for NBC news. Prior to these efforts, Ms. Clinton worked as an associate at McKinsey & Company, a consulting firm, from August 2003 to October 2006, and as an associate at Avenue Capital Group, an investment firm, from October 2006 to November 2009. Ms. Clinton also currently serves on the Board of Directors of IAC, The School of American Ballet, the Africa Center and the Weill Cornell Medical College and as Co-Chair of the Advisory Board of the Of Many Institute at New York University. Ms. Clinton holds a B.A. from Stanford, an MPH from Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health and both an MPhil and a Doctorate in International Relations from Oxford University.

Jonathan Dolgen

Mr. Jonathan L. Dolgen is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Dolgen was a Senior Advisor to Viacom, Inc., a worldwide entertainment and media company, where he provided advisory services to the chief executive officer on an as-requested basis. Since July 2004, Mr. Dolgen has been a private investor, and since September 2004, Mr. Dolgen has been the principal of Wood River Ventures, LLC, a private entity that seeks investment opportunities. From April 1994 to July 2004, Mr. Dolgen served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Viacom Entertainment Group, which primarily included Paramount Pictures and Paramount Television, Paramount’s regional theme parks, motion picture theaters, and book publishing operations. Mr. Dolgen began his career in the entertainment industry in 1976 and, until joining the Viacom Entertainment Group, served in a variety of executive positions at Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc., Twentieth Century Fox and Fox, Inc., and Sony Pictures Entertainment. Mr. Dolgen has also been a director of Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. since its formation following the merger of Live Nation, Inc. and Ticketmaster in January 2010. Prior to the merger, Mr. Dolgen was a director of Ticketmaster from August 2008. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of California Institute of the Arts and a director of the Simon Wiesenthal Center. Mr. Dolgen holds a B.S. from Cornell University and a J.D. from New York University.

Craig Jacobson

Mr. Craig A. Jacobson is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Jacobson is a founding partner at the law firm of Hansen, Jacobson, Teller, Hoberman, Newman, Warren, Richman, Rush, Kaller & Gellman, L.L.P., where he has practiced entertainment law for more than the past 25 years. Mr. Jacobson is a member of the Board of Directors of Charter Communications, Inc., Tribune Media Company and New Form Digital, a digital content studio, partially owned by ITV and Discovery Communications. Mr. Jacobson was a director of Ticketmaster from August 2008 until its merger with Live Nation, Inc. in January 2010, Aver Media, a privately-held Canadian lending institution, and Eventful Inc., digital media company. Mr. Jacobson is a founder of New Form Digital, a venture with Discovery Communications, focusing on short form digital content.

Peter Kern

Mr. Peter M. Kern is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Kern is a Managing Partner of InterMedia Partners VII, LP, a private equity firm. Prior to joining InterMedia, Mr. Kern was Senior Managing Director and Principal of Alpine Capital LLC. Prior to Alpine Capital, Mr. Kern founded Gemini Associates in 1996 and served as President from its inception through its merger with Alpine Capital in 2001. Prior to founding Gemini Associates, Mr. Kern was at the Home Shopping Network and Whittle Communications. Mr. Kern has served on the Board of Directors of Tribune Media Company since October 2016, as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Hemisphere Media Group, Inc., a publicly-traded Spanish-language media company, since April 2013, and since December 2016, as a member of the Board of Directors of trivago N.V. Mr. Kern also serves on the boards of a number of private companies, including Luxury Retreats International Holdings, Inc. and Up Entertainment, LLC. Mr. Kern holds a B.S. degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Scott Rudin

Mr. Scott Rudin is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Rudin is an award-winning film and theatre producer. Mr. Rudin began his career in the entertainment industry in the 1970s, and since then has served in a variety of roles, including as founder and principal of Scott Rudin Productions and as a senior executive at Twentieth Century Fox. While at Twentieth Century Fox and subsequently during a 15-year partnership with Paramount Pictures and a collaboration with Walt Disney Studios under its Walt Disney Pictures and Miramax Films labels, Mr. Rudin produced a large number of critically acclaimed and commercially successful films. In addition, over the course of the past decade Mr. Rudin has produced numerous award-winning theatrical productions. In 2011, Mr. Rudin was awarded the David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Motion Pictures which recognizes an individual’s outstanding body of work in the field of motion picture production, and in 2012 he became one of the few individuals to have won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony award, and the first producer to do so.

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