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Warren Adelman

Warren Adelman has served on our board of directors since April 2014. Mr. Adelman has served as the Managing Director of Nativ Group, a personal investment firm, since 2012. Prior to founding Nativ Group, Mr. Adelman held a variety of positions at GoDaddy Inc., a publicly traded domain name registrar, from 2003 to 2012, including Vice President for Strategic Development from 2003 to 2004, Chief Operating Officer from 2004 to 2006, President and Chief Operating Officer from 2006 to 2011 and Chief Executive Officer from 2011 to 2012. Mr. Adelman also served as a member of GoDaddy’s board of directors from 2006 to 2012. Mr. Adelman holds a B.A. in Political Science and History from the University of Toronto.

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Ajay Agarwal

Ajay Agarwal has served on our board of directors since November 2016. Since 2003, Mr. Agarwal has served as a Managing Director at Bain Capital Ventures, a venture capital firm. Prior to joining Bain Capital Ventures, Mr. Agarwal served as head of sales and marketing at Trilogy Inc., an enterprise software company. Mr. Agarwal also serves on the boards of directors of a number of privately-held companies. Mr. Agarwal holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

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Fred Ball

Fred Ball has served on our board of directors since April 2017. Mr. Ball served as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer at Marketo, Inc., a formerly publicly-traded marketing software company, from 2011 to 2016. From 2008 to 2011, Mr. Ball served as Chief Financial Officer at Webroot, Inc., a software security solutions provider. From 2004 to 2007, Mr. Ball served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at BigBand Networks, Inc., a publicly-traded digital video networking company. Mr. Ball has also served on the board of directors of Advanced Energy Industries Inc., a publicly-traded electronic components manufacturing company, since 2008, and the board of directors of Electro Scientific Industries, Inc., a publicly-traded technology company, since 2003. Mr. Ball also serves on the board of a privately-held company. Mr. Ball holds a B.S. in Accounting from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

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Byron Deeter

Byron Deeter has served on our board of directors since January 2012. Since 2005, Mr. Deeter has served as a partner of Bessemer Venture Partners, a venture capital firm. From 2004 to 2005, Mr. Deeter served as a business development and marketing development executive at International Business Machines Corporation, a publicly-traded technology and consulting company. From 1999 to 2004, Mr. Deeter served in several roles, including co-founder, President, Chief Executive Officer and Vice President of Business Development, at Trigo Technologies, Inc., a product information management company, which was acquired by IBM in 2004. Since 2010, Mr. Deeter has served on the board of directors of Twilio, Inc., a publicly-traded cloud communications platform company. Mr. Deeter also served on the board of directors of Instructure, Inc., a publicly-traded educational technology company, from 2013 to 2016; the board of directors of Cornerstore OnDemand, Inc., a publicly-traded cloud-based learning and talent management solutions company, from 2007 to 2014; the board of directors of Criteo S.A., a publicly-traded online targeted advertising company, from 2010 to 2014; and the board of directors of Eloqua, Inc., a formerly publicly-traded cloud-based marketing automation company, from 2007 until its acquisition by Oracle in 2013. Mr. Deeter also serves on the boards of directors of a number of privately-held companies. Mr. Deeter holds a B.A. in Political Economy from the University of California, Berkeley.

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Sameer Dholakia

Sameer Dholakia has over 20 years of experience in successfully bringing high growth, disruptive cloud and enterprise software solutions to market. Prior to joining SendGrid, he served as Group Vice President and General Manager of the Cloud Platforms group at Citrix, driving the company’s product strategy for cloud infrastructure and server virtualization. Sameer joined the company in 2010, when Citrix acquired VMLogix, where he served as CEO and doubled revenues during each year of his tenure. Prior to that, he worked for 12 years at Trilogy, where he held key leadership roles in sales, business development and product management and helped the company grow from a start-up to a $300 million business. Sameer received Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Stanford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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Hilary Schneider

Hilary Schneider has served on our board of directors since July 2017. Ms. Schneider served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of LifeLock, Inc., a formerly publicly-traded provider of identity theft protection, identity risk assessment and fraud protection services, from March 2016 to February 2017. From 2012 to 2016, Ms. Schneider served as the President of LifeLock, Inc. Ms. Schneider served as a director of LogMeIn, Inc., a publicly-traded provider of cloud-based remote connectivity service, from 2011 to 2014. From March 2010 to November 2010, Ms. Schneider served as Executive Vice President at Yahoo! Americas, a global technology company. Ms. Schneider joined Yahoo! in 2006, when she led the company’s U.S. region, Global Partner Solutions and Local Markets and Commerce division. Prior to joining Yahoo!, Ms. Schneider held senior leadership roles at Knight Ridder, Inc., a media company, from 2002 to 2005, including serving as Chief Executive Officer of Knight Ridder Digital. From 2000 to 2002, Ms. Schneider served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Red Herring Communications, a media company. Ms. Schneider also serves on the board of directors of several private companies. Ms. Schneider holds a B.A. in Economics from Brown University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

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Sri Viswanath

Sri Viswanath has served on our board of directors since September 2017. Mr. Viswanath has served as the Chief Technology Officer of Atlassian Corporation PLC, a publicly-traded enterprise software company, since January 2016. From April 2013 to December 2015, Mr. Viswanath served as Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Product and Engineering at Groupon, Inc., a global local commerce company. From September 2012 to April 2013, Mr. Viswanath was the Vice President of Research and Development for mobile computing at VMware, a provider of cloud and virtualization software and services. From September 2009 to November 2011, Mr. Viswanath served as Senior Vice President of Engineering at Ning, Inc., an online SaaS platform company, which was acquired in November 2011 by Glam Media, a media company, where he was Senior Vice President of Engineering and General Manager of publisher products from November 2011 to August 2012. From 1999 to July 2008, Mr. Viswanath led the development of a number of open-source and business-to-business products at Sun Microsystems. Mr. Viswanath holds an M.S. in computer science from Clemson University and an M.S. in management from Stanford University.