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Medidata Solutions Inc (MDSO.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Tarek Sherif

54 2000 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Glen de Vries

44 2008 President, Director

Rouven Bergmann

44 2015 Chief Financial Officer

Michael Capone

50 2014 Chief Operating Officer

Michael Otner

46 2013 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Michael Pray

51 2015 Executive Vice President, General Manager - Global Sales

Mary Weger

58 2017 Executive Vice President—Human Resources

Carlos Dominguez

58 2008 Independent Director

Neil Kurtz

66 2002 Independent Director

George McCulloch

40 2004 Independent Director

Lee Shapiro

61 2011 Independent Director

Robert Taylor

69 2008 Independent Director

Anthony D'Amico

2015 Senior Director, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Tarek Sherif

Mr. Tarek A. Sherif is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Medidata Solutions, Inc. Mr. Sherif has served as our chief executive officer since 2001 and as a member of our board of directors since 2000. Prior to forming Medidata, Mr. Sherif co-managed and managed equity funds focused on public and private technology and life sciences companies, as well as holding various positions in finance. Mr. Sherif holds a B.A. in economics from Yale College and an M.B.A. in business administration and finance from Columbia University. Mr. Sherif brings to our board of directors detailed knowledge and unique perspective and insights regarding the strategic and operational opportunities and challenges, economic and industry trends, and competitive and financial positioning of our business. In addition, his leadership as chief executive officer of our company and his knowledge of the company’s industry and business as a co-founder and chief executive officer position him well to serve as our chairman.

Glen de Vries

Mr. Glen M. de Vries is President, Director of Medidata Solutions, Inc. Mr. de Vries has served as our president since February 2008 and as a member of our board of directors since 1999. From 2000 to 2008, Mr. de Vries served as our chief technology officer. Mr. de Vries has over 20 years of experience in medical software development, including electronic health records and consumer-targeted products. Previously, he served as a research assistant at Columbia University focusing on both research science and creating a paperless clinical data management system. Mr. de Vries holds a B.S. in molecular biology and genetics from Carnegie Mellon University. Mr. de Vries’ significant experience as the company’s co-founder, former chief technology officer and president provides our board of directors with unique perspectives and insights regarding the company’s innovation and strategic vision.

Rouven Bergmann

Mr. Rouven Bergmann is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He joined us as our chief financial officer in May 2015, bringing with him significant software business experience in corporate strategy, managing growth, risk and performance management, and financial planning and reporting. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Bergmann worked in various leadership positions at SAP, most recently serving as chief financial officer of SAP North America from March 2014 to April 2015. Mr. Bergmann previously served as chief operating officer for SAP’s global R&D organization (2012-2014), chief financial officer for SAP’s technology, innovation and cloud division (2010-2012), chief financial officer for SAP’s Business Objects division (2008-2010), chief financial officer for SAP India (2007-2008) and led SAP’s corporate financial planning & analysis process (2005-2007). Mr. Bergmann earned masters degrees in mechanical engineering and business administration from Technical University of Kaiserslautern in Germany and a PhD in economics and finance from the University of Munich in Germany.

Michael Capone

Mr. Michael L. Capone is Chief Operating Officer of Medidata Solutions, Inc. He joined us as our chief operating officer in October 2014, bringing with him over 25 years’ experience in guiding product development, information technology, and operations. Prior to joining Medidata, Mr. Capone worked in various executive positions at Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (“ADP”), serving as corporate vice president of product development and chief information officer of ADP (from July 2008 to September 2014), and senior vice president and general manager of ADP’s Global HR/Payroll Outsourcing Business (from July 2005 to June 2008). Mr. Capone holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Dickinson College and an M.B.A. in finance from Pace University.

Michael Otner

Mr. Michael I. Otner is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Medidata Solutions Inc. He has served as our general counsel and corporate secretary since November 2007 and was promoted to executive vice president in February 2013. Prior to joining us, Mr. Otner served as associate general counsel, vice president and assistant secretary of The BISYS Group, Inc. from 2005 to 2007, where he was responsible for a broad range of SEC and general corporate matters, as well as legal support for the company’s private equity services business. Mr. Otner previously held various counsel roles of increasing responsibility at GlobespanVirata, Inc. and Conexant Systems, Inc., including serving as general counsel at both companies. Mr. Otner began his legal career specializing in corporate and securities law at Olshan (formerly, Olshan Grundman Frome Rosenzweig & Wolosky LLP), a law firm based in New York City. Mr. Otner holds a J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law and a B.B.A. in marketing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Michael Pray

Mr. Michael Christopher Pray is Executive Vice President, General Manager - Global Sales of the Company. He has served as our executive vice president—general manager of global sales since October 2016. Prior to joining us, Mr. Pray served as chief revenue officer of Tangoe from July 2015 to October 2016, where he was responsible for revenue, demand generation, new business development, alliances, client retention, and overall go-to-market strategy. Prior to that, Mr. Pray spent 14 years at IBM where he held several executive positions, including vice president of IBM Analytic Solution Sales, and vice president of Enterprise Content Management Sales for IBM Software Group. Mr. Pray earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan.

Mary Weger

Ms. Mary Weger is Executive Vice President—Human Resources of the Company. Prior to joining us, Ms. Weger served as the interim chief human resource officer for Synergy Pharmaceuticals from July 2016 to February 2017, and concurrently as an executive human resources consultant at Edge Therapeutics, Inc. Prior to that, she served at Aegerion Pharmaceuticals from December 2011 to January 2016, first as senior vice president, human resources, and then as chief performance officer. Ms. Weger joined Celgene in 2001 and was instrumental in its global growth as SVP, global human resources, while also supporting Clinical Development Strategy and Effectiveness. She has also held senior human resource positions at Nabisco. Ms. Weger holds a M.A. in human resource management from Fairleigh Dickinson University, a Masters Certificate and Six Sigma Black Belt from Villanova University, and a B.S. in business administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Carlos Dominguez

Mr. Carlos Dominguez is an Independent Director of Medidata Solutions, Inc. He has served as president and chief operating officer of Sprinklr Inc., a privately held social media management software company, since January 2015. Prior to joining Sprinklr, Mr. Dominguez held various executive positions at Cisco Systems, Inc. and served as its senior vice president, office of the chairman and chief executive officer, from January 2008 to January 2015. Mr. Dominguez joined Cisco in 1992 and previously served as senior vice president of its Worldwide Service Provider Operations group from 2004 to 2008 and as a vice president for U.S. Service Provider Sales from 1999 to 2004. Mr. Dominguez brings to our board of directors significant managerial experience, which gives him the ability to address complex management issues at the most senior levels and provide critical insights into the operational requirements of global technology companies

Neil Kurtz

Dr. Neil M. Kurtz, M.D. is Independent Director of Medidata Solutions, Inc. He has served as president and chief executive officer of Golden Living, LLC, a privately held skilled nursing, hospice, home healthcare and institutional pharmacy company, since August 2008. Prior to joining Golden Living, Dr. Kurtz served as president and chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors of TorreyPines Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, since 2002. Dr. Kurtz co-founded Worldwide Clinical Trials, a contract research organization, where he held the positions of president and chief executive officer until its acquisition by United Health Group, or UHG, in 1999. After the acquisition, Dr. Kurtz became president of Ingenix Pharmaceutical Services, a division of UHG, and also served as a member of the UHG Executive Board until joining TorreyPines Therapeutics, Inc. Dr. Kurtz’s career includes senior positions with Boots Pharmaceuticals, Bayer Corporation, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Merck. He currently serves on the board of directors of Team Health Holdings Inc., a leading provider of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals, and Golden Gate National Senior Care Holdings, and served previously on the board of directors of NeurogesX, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company. Dr. Kurtz holds a B.A. in psychology from New York University and an M.D. from the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Kurtz brings to our board of directors significant operational, regulatory, and financial experience as a senior executive and director in the healthcare industry.

George McCulloch

Mr. George W. McCulloch is Independent Director of Medidata Solutions, Inc. He is currently a partner at Level Equity Management, LLC, a private investment firm he co-founded in 2009. Previously Mr. McCulloch served as a managing director at Insight Venture Partners, which he joined in 2003. Mr. McCulloch holds a B.A. in history from Stanford University. Mr. McCulloch brings to our board of directors significant operational, financial, and investment experience from his involvement in Level Equity and Insight and their numerous portfolio companies.

Lee Shapiro

Mr. Lee A. Shapiro is the Independent Director of Medidata Solutions Inc. He is currently managing partner and co-founder of 7wire Ventures, a private investment firm that seeks and invests in innovative ideas and entrepreneurs mostly in the areas of healthcare and education. Previously, Mr. Shapiro was president of Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc., a provider of innovative technology solutions, from 2002 to December 2012, where he oversaw the company’s strategy, international operations, health plan initiatives and entrepreneurial business investments, and was a consultant to Allscripts from December 2012 to June 2013. Prior to joining Allscripts, he was the chief operating officer of Douglas Elliman-Beitler, a commercial office management and development company, where he directed all business activities throughout the United States. Mr. Shapiro’s career also includes serving as president of SES Properties, Inc., vice chairman of City Financial Bancorp and practicing commercial law at Barack, Ferrazzano, Kirschbaum, Perlman & Nagelberg. Mr. Shapiro was also appointed to the Economic Recovery Commission of the State of Illinois during its seating in 2009-2010. He currently serves on the board of directors of Tivity Health, Inc. (f/k/a Healthways, Inc.), the largest independent global provider of well-being improvement solutions (where he is chair of the audit committee), and Aptus Health (f/k/a Physicians Interactive Holdings), a subsidiary of Merck. Mr. Shapiro holds a J.D. degree from The University of Chicago Law School and a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Mr. Shapiro brings to our board of directors significant experience in directing strategic initiatives at a global public healthcare technology company, including mergers and acquisitions, international expansion, business development and partnerships, and business activities in the areas of analytics and information services.

Robert Taylor

Mr. Robert B. Taylor is Independent Director of Medidata Solutions, Inc. He is currently our lead director, served as senior vice president for finance and administration of The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation from January 2001 to December 2014. Prior to joining The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Mr. Taylor previously served as vice president and treasurer of Wesleyan University from 1985 to 2001. Mr. Taylor also previously served on the board of directors of Zygo Corporation from 1988 to 2013, including as a member of its corporate governance/nominating committee and chairman of its audit committee. Mr. Taylor holds a B.A. from St. Lawrence University. Mr. Taylor brings to his role as lead director significant experience in accounting and finance, which qualifies him as our “financial expert,” and operational, investment and governance experience from his role as a senior executive and chief financial officer of two large enterprises. Our board of directors also benefits from Mr. Taylor’s experience serving on the boards of for profit and not-for-profit companies, including as chair of the audit committee of another public company.

Anthony D'Amico

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Tarek Sherif

7,930,970

Glen de Vries

7,927,380

Rouven Bergmann

3,219,470

Michael Capone

4,909,240

Michael Otner

1,575,640

Michael Pray

2,025,610

Mary Weger

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Carlos Dominguez

287,000

Neil Kurtz

301,375

George McCulloch

294,625

Lee Shapiro

291,625

Robert Taylor

330,417

Anthony D'Amico

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As Of  31 Dec 2016