Committee Composition

As president and CEO, Dr. Ronald Black provides the overall vision and leadership necessary to drive future growth for the Company. Prior to Rambus, Dr. Black held positions of chief executive officer for MobiWire, formerly Sagem Wireless, UPEK, which later merged with AuthenTec, and Wavecom, a publicly-traded French wireless solutions company. In addition, Dr. Black has served as executive vice president of the Client Systems Group at Agere Systems as well as holding a number of senior executive roles at other companies, including Motorola and IBM Microelectronics. Dr. Black holds a bachelor's degree, a master's and a Ph.D. in materials science and engineering from Cornell University.

Mr. Stang has served as a director since July 2008 and has served as Chairman of the Board since March 2013. Mr. Stang currently serves as chairman, president and chief executive officer of Ooma, Inc., a cloud-based communications and connected services company. He has held the position of Chairman since December 2014 and the position of President, chief executive officer and director since January 2009. Prior to joining Ooma, Mr. Stang served as a director, chief executive officer and president of Reliant Technologies, Inc., a developer of medical technology solutions for aesthetic applications, from 2006 to 2008. Mr. Stang previously served as chief executive officer and president of Lexar Media, Inc., a provider of solid state memory products from 2001 to 2006 and Chairman from 2004 to 2006. Mr. Stang received his A.B. from Stanford University and M.B.A from the Harvard Business School. Mr. Stang also serves on the boards of Invensense and several private companies.

Recent Stock Transactions by Eric Stang
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Oct 31, 2014 Sell 8,000 11.18
Oct 1, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 13,418 n/a
Oct 22, 2013 Sell 12,000 9.25
Oct 1, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 16,530 n/a
Oct 1, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 25,000 n/a
Dec 13, 2011 Sell 3,000 7.24
Oct 3, 2011 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 11,612 n/a
Oct 28, 2010 Sell 5,000 19.72
Oct 1, 2010 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 7,672 n/a
Oct 1, 2009 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 9,946 n/a
Oct 1, 2008 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 12,383 n/a
Jul 22, 2008 Statement of Ownership 0 n/a

Mr. Bentley has served as a director since March 2005, and has served as Chairman of the Board from June 2011 to March 2013. He served as a managing director at SVB Alliant (formerly Alliant Partners), a mergers and acquisitions firm, since he co-founded the firm in 1990 until October 2005. Mr. Bentley holds a B.A. in Economics from Vanderbilt University and an M.S. in Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Mr. Bentley currently serves on the board of Nanometrics, Inc.

Recent Stock Transactions by J. Thomas Bentley
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Oct 1, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 13,418 n/a
Oct 1, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 16,530 n/a
Oct 1, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 25,000 n/a
Apr 25, 2012 Buy 20,000 4.90
Oct 3, 2011 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 11,612 n/a
Aug 10, 2011 Buy 10,000 10.09
Oct 1, 2010 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 7,672 n/a
Oct 1, 2009 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 9,946 n/a
Oct 1, 2008 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 12,383 n/a
Mar 16, 2006 Option Execute 7,083 12.11 - 14.00

Mr. Fisher has served as a director since January 2015. He is currently senior vice president and chief information officer (CIO) of Global Commercial Cloud Services at Oracle Corporation and has held the position since June 2011. Prior to joining Oracle, Mr. Fisher served as CIO and vice president of Cloud Computing at SuccessFactors, Inc., now SAP, from April 2009 to June 2011. Prior to joining SuccessFactors, Mr. Fisher spent seven years at Qualcomm where he served as CIO of CDMA Technologies. Before Qualcomm, he was vice president and acting chief technology officer (CTO) at eBay Inc. Mr. Fisher holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of North Carolina in Charlotte.

Ms. Herscher has served as a director since July 2006. She currently holds the position of president and chief executive officer of FirstRain, Inc., a custom-configured, on-demand intelligence services firm, which she joined in 2005. Ms. Herscher previously held the position of executive vice president and chief marketing officer at Cadence Design Systems from 2002 to 2003, and executive vice president and general manager, Design and Verification Business during the second half of 2003. From 1996 to 2002, Ms. Herscher was president and chief executive officer of Simplex Solutions, which was acquired by Cadence in 2002. Before Simplex, she was an executive at Synopsys for eight years and started her career as an R&D engineer with Texas Instruments. She holds a B.A. with honors in Mathematics from Cambridge University in England. Ms. Herscher serves on the boards of FirstRain, JDS Uniphase, Inc. and several non-profit institutions.

Recent Stock Transactions by Penelope A. Herscher
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Oct 3, 2014 Automatic Sell 8,265 12.21
Oct 1, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 13,418 n/a
Oct 1, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 16,530 n/a
Oct 1, 2013 Automatic Sell 10,000 9.53
Oct 1, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 25,000 n/a
Oct 4, 2011 Automatic Sell 3,836 14.44
Oct 3, 2011 Buy 11,612 n/a
Oct 4, 2010 Automatic Sell 3,978 20.50
Oct 1, 2010 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 7,672 n/a
Feb 2, 2010 Automatic Sell 8,000 22.68
Oct 1, 2009 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 9,946 n/a
Oct 1, 2008 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 12,383 n/a
Jul 12, 2006 Statement of Ownership 0 n/a

Mr. Kissner has served as a director since 2012. He is currently chairman of the ShoresTel Inc., a business communications system company. Mr. Kissner is also serves on the board of Aviat Networks, a leader in wireless transmission systems. From January 2007 to February 2015, he was the chairman of Aviat Networks and from June 2010 to July 2011, Mr. Kissner was chairman and chief executive officer of Aviat Networks. From 1995 to 2006, he served as chairman and chief executive officer of Stratex Networks, a global provider of wireless transmission solutions. Mr. Kissner previously served on the board of Meru Networks, a technology leader in the enterprise wireless systems market and was vice president and general manager of M/A-Com, Inc., a manufacturer of radio and microwave communication products, president and chief executive officer of Aristacom International, a communications software company, executive vice president of Fujitsu Network Switching, Inc. and held a number of executive positions at AT&T (now Alcatel-Lucent). He also had served on a number of other public and private boards, as well as not-for-profit boards such as NPR Foundations and Angel Flight, Inc. He currently serves on the board of non-profit KQED Public Media. Mr. Kissner holds a Bachelor of Science degree from California State Polytechnic University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Santa Clara University.

Mr. Shrigley has served as a director since October 2006. He was most recently the Executive Chairman of Soil and Topography Information, Inc. Mr. Shrigley was a member of the board of Wolfson Microelectronics plc, a supplier of mixed-signal chips for the digital market from November 2006 to December 2008, and was its chief executive officer from March 2007. He served as a general partner at Sevin Rosen Funds, a venture capital firm, from 1999 to 2005. Prior to that, Mr. Shrigley held the position of executive vice president, Marketing, Sales and Service at Bay Networks, a network hardware company. Mr. Shrigley served in various executive positions at Intel Corporation, including vice president and general manager of Asia Pacific sales and marketing operations based in Hong Kong, and vice president and general manager, corporate marketing. Mr. Shrigley holds a B.S. from Franklin University.

Recent Stock Transactions by David Shrigley
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Feb 26, 2015 Sell 22,000 12.22
Oct 1, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 13,418 n/a
Jul 30, 2014 Sell 20,500 11.93
Oct 1, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 16,530 n/a
Oct 1, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 25,000 n/a
Oct 3, 2011 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 11,612 n/a
Oct 1, 2010 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 7,672 n/a
Oct 1, 2009 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 9,946 n/a
Oct 1, 2008 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 12,383 n/a

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Eric Stang
Eric Stang
Chairman of the Board

Mr. Stang has served as a director since July 2008 and has served as Chairman of the Board since March 2013. Mr. Stang currently serves as chairman, president and chief executive officer of Ooma, Inc., a cloud-based communications and connected services company. He has held the position of Chairman since December 2014 and the position of President, chief executive officer and director since January 2009. Prior to joining Ooma, Mr. Stang served as a director, chief executive officer and president of Reliant Technologies, Inc., a developer of medical technology solutions for aesthetic applications, from 2006 to 2008. Mr. Stang previously served as chief executive officer and president of Lexar Media, Inc., a provider of solid state memory products from 2001 to 2006 and Chairman from 2004 to 2006. Mr. Stang received his A.B. from Stanford University and M.B.A from the Harvard Business School. Mr. Stang also serves on the boards of Invensense and several private companies.

   
J. Thomas Bentley
J. Thomas Bentley

Mr. Bentley has served as a director since March 2005, and has served as Chairman of the Board from June 2011 to March 2013. He served as a managing director at SVB Alliant (formerly Alliant Partners), a mergers and acquisitions firm, since he co-founded the firm in 1990 until October 2005. Mr. Bentley holds a B.A. in Economics from Vanderbilt University and an M.S. in Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Mr. Bentley currently serves on the board of Nanometrics, Inc.

   
E. Thomas Fisher
E. Thomas Fisher

Mr. Fisher has served as a director since January 2015. He is currently senior vice president and chief information officer (CIO) of Global Commercial Cloud Services at Oracle Corporation and has held the position since June 2011. Prior to joining Oracle, Mr. Fisher served as CIO and vice president of Cloud Computing at SuccessFactors, Inc., now SAP, from April 2009 to June 2011. Prior to joining SuccessFactors, Mr. Fisher spent seven years at Qualcomm where he served as CIO of CDMA Technologies. Before Qualcomm, he was vice president and acting chief technology officer (CTO) at eBay Inc. Mr. Fisher holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of North Carolina in Charlotte.

   
Penelope A. Herscher
Penelope A. Herscher

Ms. Herscher has served as a director since July 2006. She currently holds the position of president and chief executive officer of FirstRain, Inc., a custom-configured, on-demand intelligence services firm, which she joined in 2005. Ms. Herscher previously held the position of executive vice president and chief marketing officer at Cadence Design Systems from 2002 to 2003, and executive vice president and general manager, Design and Verification Business during the second half of 2003. From 1996 to 2002, Ms. Herscher was president and chief executive officer of Simplex Solutions, which was acquired by Cadence in 2002. Before Simplex, she was an executive at Synopsys for eight years and started her career as an R&D engineer with Texas Instruments. She holds a B.A. with honors in Mathematics from Cambridge University in England. Ms. Herscher serves on the boards of FirstRain, JDS Uniphase, Inc. and several non-profit institutions.

   
Charles Kissner
Charles Kissner

Mr. Kissner has served as a director since 2012. He is currently chairman of the ShoresTel Inc., a business communications system company. Mr. Kissner is also serves on the board of Aviat Networks, a leader in wireless transmission systems. From January 2007 to February 2015, he was the chairman of Aviat Networks and from June 2010 to July 2011, Mr. Kissner was chairman and chief executive officer of Aviat Networks. From 1995 to 2006, he served as chairman and chief executive officer of Stratex Networks, a global provider of wireless transmission solutions. Mr. Kissner previously served on the board of Meru Networks, a technology leader in the enterprise wireless systems market and was vice president and general manager of M/A-Com, Inc., a manufacturer of radio and microwave communication products, president and chief executive officer of Aristacom International, a communications software company, executive vice president of Fujitsu Network Switching, Inc. and held a number of executive positions at AT&T (now Alcatel-Lucent). He also had served on a number of other public and private boards, as well as not-for-profit boards such as NPR Foundations and Angel Flight, Inc. He currently serves on the board of non-profit KQED Public Media. Mr. Kissner holds a Bachelor of Science degree from California State Polytechnic University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Santa Clara University.

 
David Shrigley
David Shrigley

Mr. Shrigley has served as a director since October 2006. He was most recently the Executive Chairman of Soil and Topography Information, Inc. Mr. Shrigley was a member of the board of Wolfson Microelectronics plc, a supplier of mixed-signal chips for the digital market from November 2006 to December 2008, and was its chief executive officer from March 2007. He served as a general partner at Sevin Rosen Funds, a venture capital firm, from 1999 to 2005. Prior to that, Mr. Shrigley held the position of executive vice president, Marketing, Sales and Service at Bay Networks, a network hardware company. Mr. Shrigley served in various executive positions at Intel Corporation, including vice president and general manager of Asia Pacific sales and marketing operations based in Hong Kong, and vice president and general manager, corporate marketing. Mr. Shrigley holds a B.S. from Franklin University.

 
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