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F5 Networks Inc (FFIV.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Alan Higginson

69 2015 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Francois Locoh-Donou

45 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Andrew Reinland

52 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Ryan Kearny

47 2016 Executive Vice President - Product Development, Chief Technology Officer

Scot Rogers

49 2014 Executive Vice President and General Counsel

John DiLullo

49 2015 Executive Vice President - Worldwide Sales

Steve McMillan

2017 Executive Vice President - Global Services

John McAdam

65 2017 Director

A. Gary Ames

72 2004 Independent Director

Sandra Bergeron

58 2013 Independent Director

Deborah Bevier

65 2006 Independent Director

Jonathan Chadwick

51 2011 Independent Director

Michael Dreyer

53 2012 Independent Director

Peter Klein

54 2015 Independent Director

Stephen Smith

61 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Alan Higginson

Mr. Alan J. Higginson is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. He has served as Chairman of Hubspan, Inc., an e-business infrastructure provider, from September 2009 to March 2012. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Hubspan from August 2001 to September 2007. From November 1995 to November 1998, Mr. Higginson served as President of Atrieva Corporation, a provider of advanced data backup and retrieval technology. Mr. Higginson also serves as a director of Pivot3, Inc., a privately-held company that develops and markets shared storage and virtual server appliances. Mr. Higginson also served as a director of adeptCloud Inc., a privately-held company that provides cloud-based collaboration services and Clarity Health Services, a privately-held company that provides web-based health care coordination services. Mr. Higginson holds a B.S. in Commerce and an M.B.A. from Santa Clara University.

Francois Locoh-Donou

Mr. Francois Locoh-Donou has been appointed as the President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company, effective April 3, 2017. He is currently serves as the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Ciena Corporation (a global network strategy and technology company publicly traded on the NYSE) and has done so since November 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Locoh-Donou served as Ciena’s Senior Vice President, Global Products Group from August 2011 to October 2015. Previously, he served as Ciena’s Vice President and General Manager, Europe, Middle East and Africa from June 2005 to August 2011, having resumed his career at Ciena in 2002 following obtaining his M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Andrew Reinland

Mr. Andrew Reinland is no longer Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of F5 Networks, Inc., effective June 30, 2018. From October 2005 to October 2012, he served as our Chief Finance Officer. Mr. Reinland joined F5 in 1998 as a senior financial analyst and served as our Vice President of Finance from January 2004 to October 2005. Prior to joining F5, Mr. Reinland was Chief Financial Officer for RTIME, Inc., a developer of real-time 3D software for Internet applications, which was acquired by Sony. Mr. Reinland started his career in public accounting. Mr. Reinland holds a B.A. in Business from Washington State University.

Ryan Kearny

Mr. Ryan C. Kearny serves as Executive Vice President - Product Development, Chief Technology Officer of the Company. He is responsible for overseeing F5's products and technology roadmap and leading our engineering team. Mr. Kearny joined F5 in 1998 and was named Vice President of Product Development in May 2004 and Senior Vice President of Product Development in January 2012. Prior to joining F5, Mr. Kearny held a variety of software application architect positions with various Northwest companies. Mr. Kearny holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington.

Scot Rogers

Mr. Scot Rogers is an Executive Vice President and General Counsel of F5 Networks, Inc. Mr. Rogers has held a variety of positions in F5's legal department since 2005, including most recently as Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel immediately prior to his promotion to Executive Vice President. From 2002 through 2005, Mr. Rogers was the General Counsel for Xpediate Consulting, a healthcare technology and consulting company located in the San Francisco Bay Area. Prior to becoming a corporate counsel, he spent eight years in private practice as a commercial litigator. Mr. Rogers is a graduate of the University of Texas and holds a J.D. from the Dedman School of Law of Southern Methodist University.

John DiLullo

Mr. John DiLullo is Executive Vice President - Worldwide Sales of the Company. He brings over 25 years of experience in global business, sales, market and channel development, operations, and team management. Prior to joining F5, Mr. DiLullo ran the Worldwide Sales and Services team at Aruba Networks, through their acquisition by Hewlett-Packard. Before this role, he served Avaya Communications in three progressive General Manager roles-first as President of Asia-Pacific, then Latin America and Canada, and ultimately the entire Americas Theater. Before joining Avaya, Mr. DiLullo spent seven years at Cisco Systems, most recently as Vice President of Channels, and three years at SonicWALL as Vice President of Sales, Channels, and Field Operations. He holds a B.S. from Villanova University and was a Fellow and Ph.D. candidate at Stanford University.

Steve McMillan

Mr. Steve McMillan has been appointed as the Executive Vice President - Global Services of the Company., effective November 3, 2017. Mr. McMillan most recently served in management in Oracle Corporation’s Cloud Services business.

John McAdam

Mr. John McAdam is Director of the Company. He is no longer President, Chief Executive Officer of F5 Networks, Inc., effective April 3, 2017. He was Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company., effective July 1, 2015. He has served as President, Chief Executive Officer of F5 Networks, Inc. Mr. McAdam has served as our President, Chief Executive Officer and a director since July 2000. Prior to joining us, Mr. McAdam served as General Manager of the Web server sales business at International Business Machines Corporation from September 1999 to July 2000. From January 1995 until August 1999, Mr. McAdam served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Sequent Computer Systems, Inc., a manufacturer of high-end open systems, which was sold to International Business Machines Corporation in September 1999. Mr. McAdam serves as a director of Tableau Software, a publicly-held company that provides business intelligence software, and Apptio, a privately-held company that provides technology business management. Mr. McAdam holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Glasgow, Scotland.

A. Gary Ames

Mr. A. Gary Ames is an Independent Directors of F5 Networks, Inc. Mr. Ames has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of MediaOne International, a provider of broadband and wireless communications from July 1995 until his retirement in June of 2000. From January 1990 to July 1995, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of US West Communications, a regional provider of residential and business telephone services, and operator and carrier services. Mr. Ames also serves as a director of MMGL Corporation (formally known as Schnitzer Investment Corp.), a privately-held investment firm with interests in commercial, industrial and multi-family properties, real estate development projects, ocean shipping, and other industries. Mr. Ames served as a director of Tektronix, Inc., a publicly-traded supplier of test, measurement, and monitoring products, from 1993 to 2008; SuperValu, Inc., a publicly-traded food and drug retailer, from 2006 to 2010 and iPass, Inc., a publicly-traded enterprise mobility company, from 2002 to 2010. Mr. Ames holds a B.A. in Finance from Portland State University.

Sandra Bergeron

Ms. Sandra E. Bergeron is an Independent Director of F5 Networks, Inc. Ms. Bergeron was the venture partner at Trident Capital, Inc., a venture capital firm. Ms. Bergeron currently serves on the board of directors of Qualys, Inc., a publicly-traded provider of cloud security and compliance solutions and Sophos, Inc., a London Stock Exchange publicly-traded provider of IT security and data protection products. Previously, she served as chairman of TraceSecurity, a privately-held provider of cloud-based security solutions and IT governance, risk and compliance management solutions and as a director of TriCipher, a privately-held secure access management company acquired by VMware in August 2010. She also served on the board of ArcSight, Inc., a publicly-traded security and compliance management company acquired by Hewlett-Packard Company in September 2010. Ms. Bergeron holds a B.A. in Business Administration from Georgia State University and a M.B.A. from Xavier University.

Deborah Bevier

Ms. Deborah L. Bevier is an Independent Director of F5 Networks, Inc. Ms. Bevier has been the principal of D.L. Bevier Consulting LLC, an organizational and management consulting firm, since 2004. Prior to that time, from 1996 until 2003, Ms. Bevier served as a director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Laird Norton Financial Group and its predecessor companies, an independent financial advisory services firm. From 1973 to 1996, Ms. Bevier held numerous leadership positions with KeyCorp, including chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Key Bank of Washington. Ms. Bevier served on the board of directors of Outerwall, Inc. (formerly Coinstar, Inc.) a publicly-traded multi-national provider of services to retailers from 2002 to 2014. She served on the board of directors of Fisher Communications, Inc., a publicly-traded media and communications company, from 2003 to 2010, and Puget Sound Bank, a commercial bank, from 2006 to 2008. Ms. Bevier holds a B.S. in Economics from SUNY New Paltz and a graduate degree from Stonier Graduate School of Banking at Rutgers University.

Jonathan Chadwick

Mr. Jonathan C. Chadwick is an Independent Director of F5 Networks, Inc. Mr. Chadwick is currently on the boards of Cognizant Corporation and ServiceNow, and he is an advisor to a number of private and public companies. Between November 2012 and April 2016, Mr. Chadwick was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer/Chief Operating Officer at VMware. Prior to joining VMware, He served as the Chief Financial Officer of Skype and as a corporate vice president of Microsoft Corporation after its acquisition of Skype in October 2011. Mr. Chadwick joined Skype from McAfee where he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from June 2010 until February 2011. From 1997 to 2010, he held various finance roles at Cisco Systems, including Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer — Global Customer Markets, Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer, and Vice President, Corporate Finance & Planning. He also worked for Coopers & Lybrand in various roles in the US and UK. Mr. Chadwick is a Chartered Accountant in England and holds an honors degree in electrical and electronic engineering from the University of Bath, UK.

Michael Dreyer

Mr. Michael L. Dreyer serves as an Independent Director of F5 Networks, Inc. Mr. Dreyer is currently the Chief Operating Officer for Silicon Valley Bank, a high-tech commercial bank, and prior to that Mr. Dreyer served as Chief Operation Officer at Monitise, a technology leader in mobile banking. Prior to joining Monitise, he was the Chief Information Officer at Visa Inc. from July, 2005 to March, 2014 where he was responsible for the company’s systems and technology platforms. Before joining Visa Inc., he was Chief Information Officer of Inovant, where he oversaw the development and management of Visa’s global systems technology. Previously, Mr. Dreyer held executive positions at VISA USA as Senior Vice President of processing and emerging products, and Senior Vice President of commercial solutions. He has also held senior positions at American Express, Prime Financial, Inc., Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Downey Savings, Bank of America, and the Fairmont Hotel Management Company. Mr. Dreyer serves as a director of Finisar Corporation, a publicly-held company that supplies optical solutions for the communications industry. Mr. Dreyer received an M.B.A. and a B.A. in psychology from Washington State University.

Peter Klein

Mr. Peter S. Klein serves as an Independent Director of F5 Networks, Inc. Mr. Klein has almost 25 years of experience as a senior finance executive. He served as Chief Financial Officer of WME, a global leader in sports and entertainment marketing, from January 2014 until June 2014. Prior to that, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Microsoft Corporation from November 2009 until May 2013. Mr. Klein spent over 11 years at Microsoft, including roles as Chief Financial Officer of the Server and Tools and Microsoft Business Divisions. From 1990 until 2002 Mr. Klein held senior finance roles with McCaw Cellular Communications, Orca Bay Capital, Asta Networks and Homegrocer.com. Mr. Klein holds a B.A. from Yale University and an M.B.A from the University of Washington. He currently serves on the board of directors of Apptio Inc., a publicly-traded software company.

Stephen Smith

Mr. Stephen Smith is an Independent Director of F5 Networks, Inc. Mr. Smith is currently Chief Executive Officer and President, and a member of the board of directors of Equinix, Inc., a provider of global data center services. Prior to joining Equinix in April 2007, Mr. Smith served as Senior Vice President at HP Services, a business segment of Hewlett-Packard Co., from January 2005 to October 2006. Prior to joining Hewlett-Packard Co., Mr. Smith served as Vice President of Global Professional and Managed Services at Lucent Technologies Inc., a communications solutions provider. Mr. Smith also held various management and sales positions during his 17 years with Electronic Data Systems Corporation (“EDS”), a business and technology solutions company, including Chief Sales Officer, President of EDS Asia-Pacific, and President of EDS Western Region. Mr. Smith serves as a director of NetApp, a publicly-held company that provides software, systems and services to manage data. Mr. Smith served on the board of directors of Volterra Semiconductor Corporation, a publicly-traded company from January 2012 to October 2013. He previously served as a director of the public company 3PAR Inc. and as a director of the privately-held company Actian during the past five years. Mr. Smith graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and holds a B.S. in Engineering.

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