Directors

Michael Kaufman
Chairman of the Board

Age: 43
Director Since: 2014
Committee Membership: Compensation Committee, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee

Mr. Kaufman is president of MAK Capital, a financial investment advisory firm based in New York, NY, which he founded in 2002. He earned his B.A. degree in Economics as well as his M.B.A from the University of Chicago and his Juris Doctorate from Yale University.


Keith Kolerus
Vice Chairman of the Board

Age: 69
Director Since: 1998
Committee Membership: Compensation Committee, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee

Mr. Kolerus served as Chairman of the Board of Directors from 2008 to 2015. He retired as vice president or the American Division of National Semiconductor, a producer of semiconductors and a leader in analog power management technology, having served from 1996 to February 1998. He was chairman of the board of directors of ACI Electronics, LLC, from 2004 to 2008 and National Semiconductor Japan, Ltd., from 1995 to 1998.


Donald Colvin
Director

Age: 62
Director Since: 2015
Committee Membership: Audit Committee

Mr. Colvin was chief financial officer of Caesars Entertainment Corporation from November 2012 to January 2015 and before that executive vice president and CFO of ON Semiconductor Corp. from April 2003 to October 2012. Prior to joining ON Semiconductor, Mr. Colvin held a number of financial leadership positions, including vice president of finance and CFO of Atmel Corporation, CFO of European Silicon Structures as well as several financial roles at Motorola Inc. Mr. Colvin is a director and chairman of the Audit Committee of Isola Group and a Member of the advisory board for Conexant. Mr. Colvin holds a B.A. in economics and an M.B.A. from the University of Strathclyde in Scotland.


James Dennedy
Director
President and CEO

Age: 49
Director Since: 2009

Mr. Dennedy has served as president and chief executive officer since May 2011. Prior to that, he was principal and chief investment officer of a New York-based hedge fund focused on small and microcap investments from April 2008 to May 2011. Prior to that, he was president and chief executive officer of Engyro Corporation, an enterprise software company offering solutions in systems management.


Jerry Jones
Director

Age: 59
Director Since: 2012
Committee Membership: Audit Committee, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee

Mr. Jones is Executive Vice President at Acxiom Corporation, a marketing technology and services company, and serves as a member of its Executive Committee. He joined Acxiom as an officer in 1999 from the Rose Law Firm in Little Rock, Arkansas, where he specialized in problem-solving and business litigation for 19 years. He earned his degree in Public Administration and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Arkansas.


Melvin Keating
Director

Age: 68
Director Since: 2015

Mr. Keating has been a director of Red Lions Hotels Corporation since July 2010 and its chairman of the board since May 2013. Since November 2008, Mr. Keating has been a consultant to several private equity firms, an industry where he previously worked. Prior to that, he was President and CEO of Alliance Semiconductor from 2005 to 2008. Mr. Keating also serves as a director of API Technologies Corp., where he is chair of the Audit Committee, and Modern Systems, Inc. Mr. Keating holds a B.A. from Rutgers University as well as an M.S. in Accounting and an M.B.A. in Finance from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.


John Mutch
Director

Age: 59
Director Since: 2009
Committee Membership: Audit Committee, Compensation Committee

Mr. Mutch founded MV Advisors LLC in January of 2006 as a strategic block investment firm which provides focused investment and operational guidance to both private and public companies. Mr. Mutch is the Managing Partner of MV Advisors and the current portfolio includes companies in the technology, active lifestyle and sports segments valued in excess of $100M. Mr. Mutch's career as an operating executive in the technology industry includes serving as chairman and chief executive officer of BeyondTrust software, as a director and chief executive officer of Peregrine Systems (Nasdaq: PRGS), and as a director and chief executive officer on HNC Software (Nasdaq: HNCS). Previously he spent eight years in a variety of executive sales and marketing positions at Microsoft Corporation. Mr. Mutch current serves on the board of directors of Steel Excel (Nasdaq: SXCL). Mr. Mutch holds a B.S. In Economics from Cornell University and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.