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nLIGHT Inc (LASR.OQ)

LASR.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Scott Keeney

54 2018 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Ran Bareket

52 2018 Chief Financial Officer

Robert Martinsen

57 2013 Chief Technology Officer

Bill Gossman

57 2016 Director

Bandel Carano

57 2001 Independent Director

Douglas Carlisle

62 2001 Independent Director

Raymond Link

65 2010 Independent Director

Gary Locke

69 2017 Independent Director

Geoffrey Moore

72 2012 Independent Director

Jason Willey

2017 Sr. Director, Investor Relations and Corporate Development

Biographies

Name Description

Scott Keeney

Mr. Scott H. Keeney is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of nLight Corporation. He served as our president, chief executive officer and as a member of our board of directors since July 2000 and as chairman of our board of directors since February 2018. Prior to joining us, from 1998 to 2000, Mr. Keeney served as chief executive officer for Aculight Corporation, a laser company acquired by Lockheed Martin Corporation in 2008. Prior to that, he served as a consultant for McKinsey & Company, a consulting firm, from 1993 to 1998. Mr. Keeney received a B.A. in economics from the University of Washington and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Ran Bareket

Mr. Ran Bareket serves as Chief Financial Officer of the company since January 2018. Previously, from July 2015 to January 2018, Mr. Bareket served as corporate vice president and chief financial officer for Orbotech Ltd., a publicly-traded company. Prior to that, he served as vice president, finance and operations for the printed circuit boards division of Orbotech from July 2014 to June 2015. Before joining Orbotech, Mr. Bareket served as vice president and chief financial officer of IVC Industries, Inc., a manufacturer of nutritional supplements and non-pharmaceutical drug products from January 2012 to June 2014. From January 2000 to December 2011, he held various finance positions at Kulicke & Soffa Industries, Inc., a global designer and manufacturer of semiconductor, LED and electronic assembly equipment, including corporate vice president and principal accounting officer. Mr. Bareket is a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Bareket received a B.A. in accounting and management from the Tel Aviv Management College and an M.B.A from Pennsylvania State University.

Robert Martinsen

Mr. Robert Martinsen serves as Chief Technology Officer of the company since September 2013. Previously, from October 2004 to September 2013, Mr. Martinsen served as our vice president, product engineering. Prior to joining us, from February 2002 to September 2004, Mr. Martinsen served as director, product development for the semiconductor business unit of Coherent, Inc., a publicly-traded laser company. Prior to that, he served as director, product design at Novalux LED Ltd., a laser systems company, from July 2000 to February 2002. Mr. Martinsen received a B.E. in marine engineering from the State University of New York Maritime College, an M.E. in mechanical engineering and in aerospace engineering from the University of Virginia and a S.M. in ocean engineering and a minor in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Bill Gossman

Mr. Bill Gossman serves as Director of the company since May 2016, He served as our acting chief financial officer from April 2001 to July 2001. Mr. Gossman has been a venture partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures since April 2009, when he rejoined the firm after serving from January 2001 to March 2003. In his capacity with Mohr Davidow, he has served on the boards of directors or as chief executive officer of several of its portfolio companies, including HealthTap since May 2018, Marble Security, Inc. from May 2011 to July 2014 and AudienceScience, Inc., where he served as chief executive officer from 2003 to 2007, and again, at the company's request, from June 2016 until June 2017. AudienceScience entered into receivership and began to wind up its operations in June 2017. Prior to Mohr Davidow, Mr. Gossman founded and served as the chief operating officer and chief financial officer for @mobile, a wireless networking company, until its sale to Openwave in 2000. Prior to @mobile, Mr. Gossman served as vice president, strategic planning and international marketing with AT&T Custom Electronic Systems, and in a variety of engineering and management positions with Northrop Corporation and Hughes Aircraft Company. Mr. Gossman received a B.S. in engineering from Cornell University, an M.S. in engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from the University of Maryland.

Bandel Carano

Mr. Bandel Carano serves as Independent Director of the company since April 2001, Mr. Carano is a general partner of Oak Investment Partners, a multi-stage venture capital firm he joined in 1985. From 1983 to 1985, Mr. Carano was a member of Morgan Stanley's Venture Capital Group, where he was responsible for advising Morgan Stanley on high-tech new business development and sponsoring venture investments. Mr. Carano currently serves on the boards of directors of NeoPhotonics Corporation, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. and numerous private companies. Mr. Carano also serves on the Investment Advisory Board of the Stanford Engineering Venture Fund. Mr. Carano received a B.S. and an M.S. in electrical engineering from Stanford University.

Douglas Carlisle

Mr. Douglas Carlisle serves as Independent Director of the company since April 2001, Mr. Carlisle has been a general partner and managing director of Menlo Ventures, a venture capital firm investing primarily in engineering and technology based early-stage growth companies, since September 1984. Prior to that, from 1982 to September 1984, Mr. Carlisle was an associate at Menlo Ventures. Mr. Carlisle currently serves on the boards of directors of numerous private companies. Mr. Carlisle received a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley and a J.D. and an M.B.A. from Stanford University.

Raymond Link

Mr. Raymond Link serves as Independent Director of the company since December 2010, Mr. Link served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of FEI Company, a leading supplier of scientific and analytical instruments for nanoscale imaging. Prior to FEI, from July 2001 to June 2005 Mr. Link was the chief financial officer of TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc., a manufacturer of electronic signal processing components for wireless communications which he joined in 2001 as a result of TriQuint's merger with Sawtek, Inc., where he was the chief financial officer. Mr. Link served on the board of directors of Electro Scientific Industries, Inc., a supplier of laser-based solutions for the microelectronics industry, from August 2015 until the completion of its acquisition by MKS Instruments in February 2019, Cascade Microtech from January 2005 until its acquisition by FormFactor in June 2016, and currently serves on the board of directors of FormFactor, Inc., a leading provider of test and measurement solutions for the semiconductor industry. Mr. Link received a B.S. in business administration from the State University of New York at Buffalo and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and a fellow with the National Association of Corporate Directors.

Gary Locke

Mr. Gary F. Locke serves as Independent Director of the company since August 2017. Since 2014, Mr. Locke has been the chairman of Locke Global Strategies LLC, through which he provides strategic advice and consulting services to businesses in the United States and China. From 2011 until 2014, Mr. Locke, served as the United States Ambassador to China. Mr. Locke was the United States Secretary of Commerce from 2009 to 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Locke served two consecutive terms as Governor of the State of Washington from 1997 to 2005. Mr. Locke currently serves on the boards of directors of AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc., an American movie theater chain, and Fortinet, Inc., a provider of unified threat management solutions. Mr. Locke received a B.A. in political science from Yale University and a J.D. from Boston University.

Geoffrey Moore

Dr. Geoffrey Moore Ph.D. serves as Independent Director of the company since September 2012Dr. Moore has served as managing director of Geoffrey Moore Consulting. He also serves as chairman emeritus of TCG Advisors LLC, where he was a managing director from May 2003 until June 2011, as well as Chasm Institute and Chasm Group, management consulting firms he co-founded, since 2011. Dr. Moore has been a venture partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures since February 1998 and serves as an advisor to many of its portfolio companies. From October 2006 until May 2015, Dr. Moore served on the board of directors of Akamai Technologies, Inc., a leading content delivery network and cloud services provider. Dr. Moore received a B.A. in literature from Stanford University and a Ph.D. in literature from the University of Washington.

Jason Willey

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Scott Keeney

2,794,270

Ran Bareket

2,628,630

Robert Martinsen

1,216,390

Bill Gossman

132,250

Bandel Carano

12,750

Douglas Carlisle

53,500

Raymond Link

59,875

Gary Locke

52,750

Geoffrey Moore

55,000

Jason Willey

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