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IRIDEX Corp (IRIX.OQ)

IRIX.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

William Moore

66 2012 Chairman of the Board, Interim President and Chief Executive Officer

Atabak Mokari

39 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Corporate Development

George Marcellino

66 2014 Director

Ann Rhoads

51 2017 Director

Sanford Fitch

76 2004 Independent Director

Ruediger Naumann-Etienne

69 2009 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

William Moore

Mr. William M. Moore, Jr, serves as Chairman of the Board, Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Iridex Corp. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Company’s Board of Directors and as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He has served as a director of the Company since September 2007, as Chairman of the Company’s Board of Directors since September 2010, and as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since August 2012. Mr. Moore served as a member of the Company’s Compensation Committee from September 2007 to July 2010, and as the Chairman of the Company’s Nominating and Governance Committee from February 2009 to October 2012. Mr. Moore also currently serves as the Chairman of the Company’s Board of Directors and as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He has served as a director of the Company since September 2007, as Chairman of the Company’s Board of Directors since September 2010, and as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since August 2012. Mr. Moore served as a member of the Company’s Compensation Committee from September 2007 to July 2010, and as the Chairman of the Company’s Nominating and Governance Committee from February 2009 to October 2012. Mr. Moore also currently serves on the board of directors of Natus Medical Incorporated, a public company he co-founded in1990 and for which he served as CEO until 1993. Natus Medical Incorporated is a provider of healthcare products used for the screening, detection, treatment, monitoring and tracking of common medical ailments such as hearing impairment, neurological dysfunction, epilepsy, sleep disorders, and certain newborn conditions. Mr. Moore served as a consultant to BlueLine Partners, a private equity firm, from February 2004 until June 2008. From February 2008 to June 2010

Atabak Mokari

Mr. Atabak Mokari is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Corporate Development of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Mokari was a senior investment banker at Wells Fargo Securities from September 2013 to July 2016, at UBS from September 2009 to July 2013, and at Credit Suisse from July 2005 to February 2009. Mr. Mokari also held positions at Olympus Partners, and Bowles Hollowell Conner. Mr. Mokari earned his MBA from The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and BS in Chemistry and Biology from Duke University.

George Marcellino

Dr. George Marcellino is Director of the Company. Dr. Marcellino is the co-founder of OptiMedica Corporation, an ophthalmic device company that focuses on developing performance-driven technologies for ophthalmic care, where he has served as Vice President of Clinical Sciences and Global Advocacy from 2007 and Vice President of Marketing and Chief Financial Officer from 2004 to 2007. Prior to co-founding OptiMedica Corporation in 2004, Dr. Marcellino served in various senior executive roles at Lumenis, Ltd. (formerly a division of Coherent, Inc.) from 1993 to 2001. Dr. Marcellino has a B.A., M.Sc., and Ph.D in Sensory Physiology and Psychophysics from the City University of New York. Dr. Marcellino is independent and has extensive experience in the medical device industry. Dr. Marcellino has over thirty years of academic and work experience in opthalmology, which has provided Dr. Marcellino with an understanding and familiarity with the operation, management and technology of ophthalmic device companies such as IRIDEX. Dr. Marcellino brings to the Company’s Board a functional understanding of the role of the board of directors, through his service in various senior executive roles.

Ann Rhoads

Ms. Ann D. Rhoads has been appointed as Director of the Company, with effective from July 18, 2017. Rhoads served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Zogenix, a publicly-traded pharmaceutical company, where she played a key role in the company's strategic positioning, business development, and financial oversight. Prior to her tenure at Zogenix, Rhoads served as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Premier, Inc., a healthcare service company, where her responsibilities included all areas of financial management, strategic planning, business development, information technology, ethics, and compliance. She also served as Vice President at The Sprout Group, a venture capital firm focused on emerging growth companies. Rhoads is currently a member of the board of directors and chairs the audit committee of Globus Medical, Inc. and Evoke Pharma, Inc. Previously she served on the board and chaired the audit committee of Novellus Systems, Inc. prior to its acquisition. Rhoads holds an M.B.A. from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration and a B.S. in Finance from the University of Arkansas.

Sanford Fitch

Mr. Sanford Fitch is Independent Director of Iridex Corp., since April 7, 2004. Mr. Fitch has served as a director and Audit Committee Chairman of Masimo Corp, a public company that designs, develops, manufactures and sells medical devices, since November 2006. Mr. Fitch also currently serves as a director of Ozone International, Inc., a privately held technology company. Mr. Fitch served as a director and Audit Committee Chairman of Foxhollow Technologies, Inc., a public company that designed, developed, manufactured and sold medical devices, from June 2004 until October 2007. He also served as a director and Audit Committee Chairman of Conceptus Inc., a public medical device company, from December 1994 until April 2004. Mr. Fitch was Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Operations of Conceptus from December 1994 through October 1998 and took the company public in 1996. Mr. Fitch also served as Chief Financial Officer of several start-up technology companies from 1998 until 2002. From December 1990 to January 1994, Mr. Fitch served as Chief Financial Officer of SanDisk Corp., a manufacturer of flash memory devices. From 1983 through 1989, Mr. Fitch was the Chief Financial Officer of Komag Inc., a manufacturer of rigid thin film media for the disk drive industry, and took the company public in 1987. Mr. Fitch holds a B.S. in Chemistry and an M.B.A. from Stanford University. Mr. Fitch is independent and has extensive experience in the medical device industry. Mr. Fitch’s executive management and past board service have provided him with leadership and technical skills to firmly understand IRIDEX’s business.

Ruediger Naumann-Etienne

Dr. Ruediger Naumann-Etienne, Ph.D., is Independent Director of Iridex Corp., since December 18, 2009. Dr. Naumann-Etienne has been the owner and Managing Director of Intertec Group, an investment company specializing in the medical device field, since 1989. He was Chairman of Cardiac Science Corporation from 2006 until the company was sold to Opto Electronics of India in 2010. From 2000 to 2005, Dr. Naumann-Etienne served as Chairman and from 2000 to 2003 as Chief Executive Officer of Quinton Cardiology Systems, one of the predecessor companies of Cardiac Science. From 1993 until 1999, Dr. Naumann-Etienne was Chairman of OEC Medical Systems, a manufacturer of fluoroscopic imaging systems and from 1987 to 1990 he was President and Chief Operating Officer of Diasonics, a manufacturer of diagnostic imaging equipment. Dr. Naumann-Etienne has served on the board of directors of Varian Medical Systems, Inc., a public medical device company, since 2003, and Encision Inc., a public medical device company, since October 2008. Dr. Naumann-Etienne also served as a director of Cardiac Science Corporation, a public medical device company, from September 2005 until December 2010, and Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., a public life science company, from October 2003 until December 2009. Dr. Naumann-Etienne holds a Ph.D. in International Finance from the University of Michigan. He holds a Master’s Degree in Industrial Management from the Georgia Institute of Technology and holds an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the Technical University Berlin, Germany.

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