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Zendesk Inc (ZEN.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Mikkel Svane

46 2014 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder

Elena Gomez

47 2016 Chief Financial Officer

Adrian McDermott

48 2016 President - Products

John Keiser

51 2017 Chief Operating Officer

Jhon Keiser

51 2016 Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President, Technology Operations

John Geschke

46 2015 Senior Vice President - Administration, General Counsel, Secretary

Norman Gennaro

2017 Senior Vice President - Worldwide Sales

Elizabeth Nelson

56 2013 Lead Independent Director

Mike Frandsen

2017 Director

Hilarie Koplow-McAdams

53 2017 Director

Carl Bass

59 2016 Independent Director

Caryn Marooney

49 2014 Independent Director

Dana Stalder

48 2010 Independent Director

Michelle Wilson

54 2014 Independent Director

Marc Cabi

Vice President- Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Mikkel Svane

Mr. Mikkel Svane is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder of Zendesk, Inc. He was appointed Chair of our Board in January 2014. Prior to founding Zendesk, Mr. Svane founded and served as the Chief Executive Officer of Caput A/S, a software company, and served as a technology consultant. Mr. Svane holds an A.P. in marketing management from Arhus Kobmandsskole. Mr. Svane was selected to serve on our Board because of his operational and historical expertise gained from serving as our Chief Executive Officer. As one of our founders and the longest serving member of our Board, we also value his deep understanding of our business as it has evolved over time.

Elena Gomez

Ms. Elena Gomez is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. From July 2010 to April 2016, Ms. Gomez served in senior finance roles at salesforce.com, inc., a software company, including Senior Vice President Go To Market Distribution from July 2015 to April 2016, Vice President Sales and Support and Marketing Finance from June 2011 to June 2015, and Senior Director Marketing and General and Administrative Finance from July 2010 to June 2011. Prior to that she held finance roles at Visa Inc., a financial services company, and The Charles Schwab Corporation, a brokerage and banking company. Ms. Gomez holds a B.S. in business administration from the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley.

Adrian McDermott

Mr. Adrian P. McDermott is President - Products of Zendesk Inc. Mr. He has served as our Senior Vice President, Product Development from July 2010 until October 2016. Mr. McDermott holds a B.Sc. in computer science from De Montfort University.

John Keiser

Mr. John T. Keiser is Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Mr. Keiser served as the Company’s Chief Information Officer from May 2016 until his appointment as Chief Operating Officer in August 2017, and as the Company’s Senior Vice President, Technology Operations from October 2016 until his appointment as Chief Operating Officer in August 2017. From January 2014 to March 2015, Mr. Keiser served as Executive Vice President of Global Product Operations at The Gap, Inc., an apparel company, where he also served as Chief Information Officer from January 2010 to December 2013. Mr. Keiser holds a B.S. in systems science from the University of West Florida.

Jhon Keiser

Mr. Jhon Tom Keiser is Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President, Technology Operations of the Company. From January 2014 to March 2015, Mr. Keiser served as Executive Vice President Global Product Operations at The Gap, Inc., an apparel company, where he also served as Chief Information Officer from January 2010 to December 2013. Mr. Keiser was previously at LBrands Inc., a fashion retail company, from April 2004 to October 2009, where he held positions as Senior Vice President of the INSIGHT program and as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Mr. Keiser holds a B.S. in systems science from the University of West Florida.

John Geschke

Mr. John Geschke serves as Senior Vice President - Administration, General Counsel, Secretary of Zendesk Inc. He From April 2010 to June 2012, Mr. Geschke served as General Counsel of Norwest Venture Partners, a venture capital firm. From March 1996 to April 1998 and from May 1999 to March 2010, Mr. Geschke practiced law at Cooley LLP, a law firm. Mr. Geschke holds an A.B. from Princeton University with a concentration in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and a J.D. from Stanford University.

Norman Gennaro

Mr. Norman Gennaro is Senior Vice President - Worldwide Sales of the Company. Prior to his tenure at Amazon Web Services, Gennaro spent 16 years in enterprise sales with Oracle Corporation. During his time there, he held a variety of leadership roles including Vice President of Oracle's North American Sales Consulting organization and co-authoring four patents. He holds an MBA in Finance and Computer Information Systems from the University of Notre Dame de Namur and a Bachelor's Degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Notre Dame.

Elizabeth Nelson

Ms. Elizabeth A. Nelson serves as Lead Independent Director of Zendesk Inc. She currently serves on the boards of Nokia Corporation, a network telecommunications company, Pandora Media, Inc., an internet radio service company, and several private companies. From 1996 to 2005, Ms. Nelson served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Macromedia, Inc., where she also served as a director from January 2005 to December 2005. Ms. Nelson’s public company board service includes serving as a director of Ancestry.com, an online family history company, from 2009 to 2012, of SuccessFactors Inc., a provider of human resources solutions, from 2007 to 2012, of Autodesk, Inc., a design software company, from 2007 to 2010, of CNET Networks, Inc., an Internet media company, from 2003 to 2008, and of Brightcove Inc., an online video hosting platform, from 2010 to 2014. Ms. Nelson holds a B.S.F.S. in foreign service from Georgetown University and an M.B.A. in finance with distinction from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Mike Frandsen

Mr. Mike Frandsen serves as Director of the Company. Frandsen brings more than three decades of enterprise product development experience from companies like Workday, DemandTec (acquired by IBM) and PeopleSoft (acquired by Oracle). He is currently executive director of products at Workday. Prior to joining Workday in 2010, Frandsen was CEO at Potenco, a green energy startup. Before that, he was CEO at TradePoint Solutions, a provider of SaaS-based retail promotion management applications. He led TradePoint from delivery of a successful product prototype to the sale of the company to DemandTec in 2006 (which was then acquired by IBM in 2011). He holds a B.S. in Business from the University of Colorado.

Hilarie Koplow-McAdams

Ms. Hilarie Koplow-McAdams is Director of the Company. Koplow-McAdams is currently on Tableau Software's Board of Directors, and her prior leadership roles have included chief revenue officer at New Relic, president of global sales at Salesforce, vice president of sales at Intuit, and senior vice president at Oracle. She holds an M.A. in Public Policy from the University of Chicago and a B.A. in Sociology from Mills College.

Carl Bass

Mr. Carl Bass is an Independent Director of the Company. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Autodesk, Inc., a software company, from May 2006 to February 2017. Mr. Bass served as Interim Chief Financial Officer of Autodesk, Inc. from August 2014 to November 2014 and August 2008 to April 2009. Mr. Bass has served on the board of directors of Autodesk, Inc. since January 2006. Mr. Bass has also served on the board of directors of HP Inc., a provider of software and technology, since November 2015. Mr. Bass served on the boards of directors of McAfee, Inc., a software company, from January 2008 until it was acquired by Intel Corporation in February 2011, and E2open, Inc., a software company, from July 2011 until it was acquired by Insight Venture Partners in March 2015. Mr. Bass holds a B.A. in mathematics from Cornell University. Mr. Bass was selected to serve on our Board because of his extensive experience as an executive in the technology industry.

Caryn Marooney

Ms. Caryn Marooney is an Independent Director of Zendesk Inc. She has served in various roles at Facebook, Inc., a social networking service, currently serving as the company’s Vice President, Global Communications. From June 1997 to March 2011, Ms. Marooney served in various roles, including President and Chief Executive Officer, of The OutCast Agency, a public relations firm. Ms. Marooney holds a B.S. in labor relations from Cornell University. Ms. Marooney was selected to serve on our Board because of her prior executive experience and her experience advising technology companies.

Dana Stalder

Mr. Dana C. Stalder is an Independent Director of Zendesk Inc. He has been a General Partner of Matrix Partners, a venture capital firm, since August 2008. From December 2001 to August 2008, Mr. Stalder served in various executive roles, including Senior Vice President of PayPal Products Sales and Marketing at eBay, Inc., an online marketplace company. Previously, he was the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Business Development of Respond.com, an online lead generation service, Vice President of Finance and Operations at Netscape Communication Corporation, a computer services company, and an associate and manager at Ernst & Young LLP, a professional services firm. Mr. Stalder served on the board of directors of QuinStreet, Inc., an online marketing company, from May 2003 through December 2015, and currently serves on the boards of directors of a number of privately-held companies. He holds a B.S. in commerce from Santa Clara University.

Michelle Wilson

Ms. Michelle Wilson is an Independent Director of Zendesk Inc. From July 2003 to September 2012, Ms. Wilson served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Amazon.com, Inc., an Internet retail company. Ms. Wilson holds a B.A. in business administration from the University of Washington and a J.D. from the University of Chicago. Ms. Wilson was selected to serve on our Board because of her significant experience as an executive in the technology industry.

Marc Cabi

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