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PCTEL Inc (PCTI.OQ)

PCTI.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Steven Levy

58 2017 Chairman of the Board

David Neumann

52 2017 Chief Executive Officer

Martin Singer

63 2017 Vice Chairman of the Board

John Schoen

60 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Corporate Secretary

Jeffrey Miller

66 2017 Senior Vice President - RF Solutions, General Manager

John Thakkar

2015 Vice President and Chief Technology Officer-Network Analytics, RF Solutions

Rishi Bharadwaj

42 2015 Vice President and General Manager, Connected Solutions

Brian Jackman

76 2010 Lead Independent Director

Gina Haspilaire

53 2015 Director

Cynthia Andreotti

60 2013 Independent Director

Giacomo Marini

64 1996 Independent Director

M. Jay Sinder

49 2014 Independent Director

Carl Thomsen

70 2001 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Steven Levy

Mr. Steven D. Levy has been appointed as Chairman of the Board of the Company., effective January 2, 2017. He was an Independent Director of PC-TEL, Inc., since March 2006. He has been a director since March 2006. He served as a Managing Director and Global Head of Communications Technology Research at Lehman Brothers from July 1998 until September 2005. Before joining Lehman Brothers, Mr. Levy was a Director of Telecommunications Research at Salomon Brothers from March 1997 to July 1998, a Managing Director and Head of the Communications Research Team at Oppenheimer & Co. from July 1994 to March 1997, and a senior communications analyst at Hambrecht & Quist from July 1986 to July 1994. As a securities analyst for almost 20 years, Mr. Levy became proficient in analyzing business strategies and financial results, having evaluated well over 100 companies. Mr. Levy is currently a member of the board of directors and the audit committee and chairs both the compensation and governance committees of Allot Communications, a data communications provider for carriers, and also a member of the board of directors of privately held GENBAND Inc., an innovator of IP Infrastructure. From January 2006 to February 2010, he served on the board of directors of Zhone Technologies, Inc., a broadband technology company, and commencing September 2005 as a Board member of Tut Systems, Inc., a technology company providing advanced content processing and distribution products and system integration services, prior to its March 2007 acquisition by Motorola, Inc. In total, Mr. Levy has served on five boards of directors and has been a member of the Audit Committee of each company. Mr. Levy holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science degree in Materials Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

David Neumann

Mr. David A. Neumann has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Company., effective January. He wasSenior Vice President and General Manager, RF Solutions of PC-TEL, INC., Mr. Neumann was promoted to Senior Vice President and General Manager of the RF Solutions segment of the Company in March 2015. Prior to his promotion, Mr. Neumann served as Vice President and General Manager, RF Solutions from January 2013 through March 2015, and previously as Global Vice President of Sales for RF Solutions since April 2010. From February 2009, when he joined PCTEL, until April 2010, Mr. Neumann served as Senior Director of Sales within RF Solutions. Prior to joining PCTEL, Mr. Neumann was the Managing Director of E-magine Communications, LLC, from January 2006 to February 2009. From January 2002 to January 2006, Mr. Neumann served as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for X-TEL Communications, Inc. From July 1999 to January 2002, Mr. Neumann was the Market Development Director for Acterna, which was later purchased by JDSU. From May 1997, to July 1999, Mr. Neumann was a Principal at Intelinet, Inc. From January 1991 to May 1997, Mr. Neumann served in a number of roles from Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Support through leadership roles in engineering services, product management and sales at SAFCO Technologies, Inc. From June 1987 to January 1991, Mr. Neumann served as a Systems Engineer at Westinghouse Electric Corporation. Mr. Neumann holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Martin Singer

Dr. Martin H. Singer Ph.D., serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of the Company., effective January 2, 2017. He was Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of PC-TEL, Inc., he serves as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, a position he has held since October 2001. Prior to that, he served as the Company’s non-executive Chairman of the Board from February 2001 until October 2001, and he has been a director of the Company since August 1999. From December 1997 to August 2000, Dr. Singer served as President and Chief Executive Officer of SAFCO Technologies, a wireless communications company. He left SAFCO in August 2000 after its sale to Agilent Technologies. From September 1994 to December 1997, he served as Vice President and General Manager of the wireless access business development division for Motorola, Inc., a communications equipment company. Prior to this period, Dr. Singer held senior management and technical positions in Motorola, Tellabs, AT&T and Bell Labs. Dr. Singer holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from the University of Michigan and a Master of Arts degree and Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from Vanderbilt University. He served on the Standing Advisory Group for the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board and on the Advisory Board for the MMM program at Kellogg School of Business. From March 2009 until September 2010 he served on the board of directors of Westell Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of broadband products, gateways and conferencing services, and was Chair of Westell’s Compensation Committee. In 2006,

John Schoen

Mr. John W. Schoen is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Corporate Secretary of the Company. He was promoted to Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary. Mr. Schoen served as a Business Development Manager at Agilent Technologies, Inc. from July 2000 to November 2001. From May 1999 to July 2000, Mr. Schoen served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of SAFCO Technologies, Inc. before its acquisition by Agilent Technologies Inc. Prior to this period, Mr. Schoen held various financial positions for over 19 years at Motorola, Inc., including Controller of its Wireless Access and Business Development within Motorola’s Cellular Infrastructure Group. Mr. Schoen received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from DePaul University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Jeffrey Miller

Mr. Jeffrey A. Miller has been Senior Vice President - RF Solutions, General Manager of the Company. He was Senior Vice President and General Manager, Site Solutions of PCTel Inc. Mr. Miller has served as Senior Vice President of Global Sales, Connected Solutions and General Manager, Site Solutions, since March 2015. Previously he served as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Site Solutions, from November 2014 through March 2015, as President, Connected Solutions from December 2012 through November 2014, and prior to that as the Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing of the Company since April 2010. From October 2006 until April 2010, Mr. Miller was Vice President and General Manager of the Company’s Antenna Products Group. From November 2001, when he joined PCTEL, until October of 2006, Mr. Miller served in a number of roles, from Vice President of Engineering through leadership roles in product management, new technology and global sales. Prior to joining PCTEL, Mr. Miller was Functional Manager of Wireless Optimization Products, Wireless Network Test Division of Agilent Technologies Inc. from July 2000 to November 2001. From January 1998 to July 2000, Mr. Miller served as Vice President of Engineering of SAFCO Technologies, Inc. and led its Test and Measurement Group before its acquisition by Agilent Technologies Inc. From September 1992 to January 1998, Mr. Miller was a Principal Consultant with Malcolm, Miller & Associates providing consulting services to wireless network operators and infrastructure suppliers. From 1978 through September of 1992, Mr. Miller held various technical and management positions at Motorola, Inc.’s Cellular Infrastructure Group. Mr. Miller received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Illinois.

John Thakkar

Mr. John Thakkar is Vice President and Chief Technology Officer-Network Analytics, RF Solutions of the Company.

Rishi Bharadwaj

Mr. Rishi Bharadwaj is Vice President and General Manager, Connected Solutions of the Company. He served as Vice President, Global Sales – Connected Solutions from March 2014 to March 2015; Vice President, Global Sales and Product Management from January 2014 to March 2014; Vice President, Product Management – Connected Solutions from July 2012 to January 2014; and Vice President, Product Management – Antenna Product Group from April 2010 to July 2012. Between July 2003 and April 2010, Mr. Bharadwaj held other leadership positions in the Connected Solutions segment. Between September 1996 and June 2003, he held several RF and software engineering roles where he developed data collection and data analytics tools for the cellular industry. Mr. Bharadwaj earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Electrical and Computer Engineering degree from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He also holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. He holds a patent for measuring data quality in wireless communication networks.

Brian Jackman

Mr. Brian J. Jackman is Lead Independent Director of the Company. He is currently the President of The Jackman Group, Inc., a management consulting company that he formed in 2005. In September 2001, Mr. Jackman retired from Tellabs Inc., a communications company he had been with since 1982. Mr. Jackman served as President, Global Systems and Technology, and Executive Vice President of Tellabs since 1998 and as President of Tellabs Operations from 1993 to 1998. Between 1965 and 1982, Mr. Jackman held various management positions in sales and marketing for IBM. Commencing in January 2003, he joined the Board of Directors of Open Text, Inc., an enterprise content management solutions company, where he currently serves on the Compensation Committee. Commencing in January 2005 through December 2010, Mr. Jackman served on the Board of Directors of Keithley Instruments Inc., a test and measurement equipment company. In total, Mr. Jackman has served on the boards of eight companies in the technology sector. In addition, Mr. Jackman served on the Board of Trustees of Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania from May 2001 to May 2010. Mr. Jackman holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from Gannon University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Pennsylvania State University. Mr. Jackman’s specific experience with a test and measurement equipment company as well as his extensive experience in sales, marketing and management functions with telecommunications and high tech companies, and his current and prior service on the board of directors of other companies, make him qualified to serve on the Company’s Board of Directors and as the Lead Independent Director.

Gina Haspilaire

Ms. Gina Haspilaire is Director of the Company, She was appointed to serve as a Class I member of the Board of Directors in November 2015, and has been nominated for election at the 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareholders to serve as a Class II member of the Board of Directors. Since January 2015, she has served as Chief Human Resources Officer of Reliance Communications Ltd. (Enterprise) and Global Cloud Xchange, a global data communications service provider, and is responsible for human resources, corporate affairs and facilities management. Prior to that, she was Vice President of Sales for the Americas at Henkel Adhesive Technologies, a division of Henkel AG & Co. KGaA and a leading solution provider for adhesives, sealants and functional coatings worldwide. Between 2002 and 2013, she served as Vice President and Managing Director at Pacnet Limited, a global telecommunications service provider. Ms. Haspilaire has more than 25 years of experience in general management, global strategy, business development, investor relations, sales and marketing, human resources and customer service. She has held executive and leadership positions at Heidrick & Struggles and AT&T. Since 1999, she has served as an Advisory Board Member for PearlNet, Inc. Between 2011 and 2013, she also served on the Service Provider Advisory Board of Telx. Also, since 2010 she has been a Board Member and Chair of NANOG (North American Network Operators Group) Development Team. In 2011, Ms. Haspilaire served on the Advisory Board of SoHo Colo. She earned a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics/Computer Science from St. John’s University in New York. Ms. Haspilaire’s telecommunications experience in sales, marketing and management functions with extensive operational experience and industry contacts qualify her to serve on the Company’s Board of Directors.

Cynthia Andreotti

Ms. Cynthia K. Andreotti is Independent Director of the Company. She is the President and Chief Executive Officer of The Andreotti Group LLC, a strategic business advisory firm serving domestic and global enterprise clients, private equity and institutional firms and international investment groups. Prior to launching The Andreotti Group in 2005, Ms. Andreotti enjoyed a 26-year career in the telecommunications industry (12 years with AT&T Inc. and 14 years with MCI Telecommunications Inc.). While at MCI, Ms. Andreotti managed a $14 billion operation. In her last leadership role at MCI, she served as President, Enterprise Markets, which included the Global Accounts Segment, Government Markets, the Conferencing Business Unit and MCI Solutions (the managed services division of MCI). Before joining MCI, Ms. Andreotti managed national accounts at AT&T, most notably Dayton-Hudson Corporation (currently Target Corporation). She delivered the first-touch sensitive personal digital assistants or PDAs with related back office systems and network into Dayton Hudson’s retail operation. Ms. Andreotti has served as Vice Chairman of the Japan American Society since 2007, a member of the Board of Trustees for the Americans in Wartime Museum since 2010, a member of the Board of Directors for the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia since November 2014, and a Senior Advisor and Executive Coach for WJM Associates, Inc. since 2009. Ms. Andreotti is also a past member of the Board of Directors for DiaXsys Inc., where she served on the Audit and Compensation Committees between 2011 and 2014, and a past member of the Board of Directors for APAC Customer Services, Inc., where she served as chair of the Compensation Committee and served on the Audit and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees between 2005 and 2011.

Giacomo Marini

Mr. Giacomo Marini is Independent Director of the Company. He has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Neato Robotics, a home robots company, since February 2013. He is also the founder and Managing Director of Noventi Ventures, a Silicon Valley-based early stage technology venture capital firm begun in March 2002. Mr. Marini also served as interim Chief Executive Officer of FutureTel, a digital video capture company, and as President and Chief Executive Officer of No Hands Software, an electronic publishing software company. Prior to this, Mr. Marini was the co-founder, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Logitech International SA, a computer peripherals company. Previously, he held technical and management positions with Olivetti and IBM. Mr. Marini has extensive and broad executive operating experience. At Neato he leads a fast growing company with complex technology products and a broad worldwide sales network. At Logitech he managed engineering, operations and finance as the company grew from inception to over $200M in annual revenues, effected an initial public offering and expanded manufacturing and development in North America, Asia and Europe and sales presence in over 30 countries worldwide. At FutureTel (1998-1999) and No Hands Software (1993-1994) he managed rapid product development, decisive restructuring, new markets and product entries. Over the last 15 years he has also been managing venture capital investments in technology companies.

M. Jay Sinder

Mr. M. Jay Sinder is Independent Director of the Company. He serve telecommunications industry veteran with executive and financial experience at both public and private companies. Since July 2015, he has served as Chief Financial Officer of ByteGrid Holdings LLC, a data center and managed services company. Since September 2013, he has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Contec, LTD, a cable set-top box repair company based in New York, and since December 2015, as a member of the Board of Directors and the Audit and Compensation Committees of Impact Telecom, Inc., a national telecommunications company. Between 2014 and 2015, Mr. Sinder served on the Board of Directors of TNCI Operating Company, LLC, a national telecommunications company based in California, which merged with Impact Telecom in December 2015. From 2012 to 2013, he served as Chief Executive Officer of CoreLink Data Centers LLC. Prior to his promotion to Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Sinder was Chief Financial Officer of CoreLink from 2010 to 2012. Mr. Sinder also served as Chief Financial Officer at Hostway Corporation from 2009 to 2010 and at Hu-Friedy Mfg. Co., Inc. from 2005 to 2008. From 1998 to 2004, he served at Focal Communications Corporation in a variety of executive and financial positions, including Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, and Vice President, Corporate Development. Prior to joining Focal, Mr. Sinder held finance positions at Ameritech, MCI Communications, Telephone and Data Systems and IBM. Mr. Sinder holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Michigan and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Chicago. Mr. Sinder’s financial knowledge and expertise and his experience serving in a variety of executive and financial positions at various corporations, including as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, make him qualified to serve on the Company’s Board of Directors and Audit Committee.

Carl Thomsen

Mr. Carl A. Thomsen is Independent Director of the Company. He served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary at Stratex Networks, Inc. (now Aviat Networks, Inc.), a provider of wireless transmission solutions, from 1995 to 2007. At Stratex, Mr. Thomsen was responsible for worldwide financial reporting, legal and treasury functions, tax, IT, human resources and investor relations. From 1984 to 1995, Mr. Thomsen worked at Measurex Corporation, a process control systems company (now a part of Honeywell Corporation) where he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. From 1975 to 1983, Mr. Thomsen was employed by Ampex Corporation (now a part of Honeywell Corporation) in various senior financial positions. From May 2007 to April 2010, and beginning in April 2012 and continuing to the present, Mr. Thomsen serves as a member of the board of directors of the Cardiac Therapy Foundation of the Mid-Peninsula, a non-profit organization providing a cardiovascular wellness and rehabilitation program. Commencing in April 2013, Mr. Thomsen also serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Cardiac Therapy Foundation. From December 2009 through July 2010, Mr. Thomsen served as a member of the board of directors and the Audit Committee of SonicWALL, Inc., a developer of security solutions. Mr. Thomsen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Valparaiso University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Michigan. He is also a certified public accountant, with over 40 years of financial experience in a variety of companies and as an auditor with a public accounting firm, having started his financial career with Arthur Andersen LLP, a public accounting firm.

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