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Hortonworks is a leading innovator, creating, distributing and supporting enterprise-ready open data platforms and modern data applications. Our mission is to manage the world’s data. We have a single-minded focus on driving innovation in open source communities such as Apache Hadoop, Apache NiFi, and Apache Spark. We along with our partners provide the expertise, training and services that allow our customers to unlock transformational value for their organizations across any line of business. Our connected data platforms powers modern data applications that deliver actionable intelligence from all data: data in motion and data at rest. We are Powering the Future of Data™.

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Corporate Governance


The Board of Directors of Hortonworks, Inc. (the "Company") sets high standards for the Company's employees, officers and directors. Implicit in this philosophy is the importance of sound corporate governance. It is the duty of the Board of Directors to serve as a prudent fiduciary for shareholders and to oversee the management of the Company's business. To fulfill its responsibilities and to discharge its duty, the Board of Directors follows the procedures and standards that are set forth in these guidelines. These guidelines are subject to modification from time to time as the Board of Directors deems appropriate in the best interests of the Company or as required by applicable laws and regulations.

Robert Bearden

Mr. Bearden co-founded Hortonworks. He has served as our Chief Executive Officer since February 2012, as well as from April 2011 to June 2011. He has served as a member of our Board since April 2011. From August 2009 to April 2011, Mr. Bearden served as an Entrepreneur in Residence at Benchmark Capital, a venture capital firm. From March 2008 to August 2009, Mr. Bearden served as President and Chief Operating Officer of SpringSource Inc., a provider of open source software solutions that was acquired by VMware, Inc. Mr. Bearden holds a B.S. in marketing from Jacksonville State University.

Paul Cormier

Mr. Cormier has served on our Board since October 2011. Mr. Cormier has served as President, Products and Technologies of Red Hat, Inc., a provider of open source software solutions, since April 2008 and served as Executive Vice President from May 2001 to April 2008. From March 1999 to May 2001, Mr. Cormier served as Senior Vice President, Research and Development at BindView Development Corporation, a network management software company. From June 1998 to March 1999, Mr. Cormier served as Chief Technology Officer for Netect Internet Software Company, a network security vendor. From January 1996 to June 1998, Mr. Cormier first served as Director of Engineering, Internet Security and Collaboration Products and then as Senior Director of Software Product Development, Internet Security Products for AltaVista Internet Software, a web portal and internet services company. Mr. Cormier served on the board of directors of SolarWinds, Inc., an IT management software provider, from July 2014 until its acquisition by Silver Lake Partners and Thoma Bravo, LLC in February 2016. Mr. Cormier holds a B.S. in business administration from Fitchburg State College and an M.S. in software development and management from the Rochester Institute of Technology.

Peter Fenton

Mr. Fenton has served as a member of our Board since July 2011. Since September 2006, Mr. Fenton has served as a General Partner of Benchmark Capital, a venture capital firm. From October 1999 to May 2006, Mr. Fenton served as a Managing Partner at Accel Partners, a venture capital firm. Mr. Fenton currently serves on the boards of directors of New Relic, Inc., a software analytics company, where he serves as Chair of the board of directors, Yelp Inc., a local directory and user review service, and Zuora, Inc., a provider of cloud subscription services. From February 2009 to May 2017, Mr. Fenton served on the board of directors of Twitter, Inc., a social networking service, and from July 2009 to October 2017, he served on the board of directors of Zendesk, Inc., a software development company that provides a software-as-a-service customer service platform. Mr. Fenton holds a B.A. in philosophy and an M.B.A. from Stanford University.

Martin Fink

Mr. Fink has served on our Board since July 2014. Since January 2017, Mr. Fink has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Western Digital Corporation, a provider of storage technologies and solutions. From November 2012 to October 2016, Mr. Fink served as Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer and Director, HP Labs of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (and its predecessor entity, Hewlett-Packard Company), an information technology company. From November 2013 to October 2016, Mr. Fink served as General Manager, HP Cloud of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (and its predecessor entity, Hewlett-Packard Company). From 1985 to November 2012, Mr. Fink served in various roles at Hewlett-Packard Company, most recently as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Business Critical Systems and Converged Application Systems. Mr. Fink holds an associate’s degree in electrical and electronics engineering from Loyalist College and an M.B.A. from Colorado State University.

Kevin Klausmeyer

Mr. Klausmeyer has served on our Board since August 2014. From April 2013 to October 2013, Mr. Klausmeyer served on the board of directors of Sourcefire, Inc., a provider of network security solutions (acquired by Cisco Systems, Inc.). From July 2003 to September 2012, Mr. Klausmeyer served on the board of directors of Quest Software, Inc., a software company that was acquired by Dell Inc. From July 2006 to February 2011, Mr. Klausmeyer served as the Chief Financial Officer of The Planet, Inc., a pioneer in the infrastructure-as-a-service market, which was acquired by SoftLayer Technologies, Inc., which was acquired by IBM. Mr. Klausmeyer served on the board of directors of Callidus Software Inc., a provider of software-as-a-service sales and marketing automation solutions, from April 2013 until its acquisition by SAP SE in April 2018. Mr. Klausmeyer holds a B.B.A. in accounting from the University of Texas.

Jay Rossiter

Mr. Rossiter has served on our Board since July 2011. Mr. Rossiter served as Senior Vice President of Yahoo! Inc., an internet company, from January 2008 until its acquisition by Verizon Communications Inc. in June 2017. Mr. Rossiter currently serves on the board of directors of Getty Images, Inc., a visual communications company. Mr. Rossiter served on the board of directors of QLogic Corporation, a server and storage networking company, from May 2015 until its acquisition by Cavium, Inc. in August 2016. Mr. Rossiter holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from SUNY Binghamton and a master’s degree in computer, information and control engineering from the University of Michigan.

Michelangelo Volpi

Mr. Volpi has served on our Board since October 2011. Since July 2009, Mr. Volpi has served as a General Partner of Index Ventures, a venture capital firm. From June 2007 to July 2009, Mr. Volpi served as Chief Executive Officer of Joost N.V., an internet premium video services company. From 1994 to June 2007, Mr. Volpi served in various executive roles at Cisco Systems, Inc., a networking and telecommunications company. Mr. Volpi currently serves on the boards of directors of Exor N.V., an investment company, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V., an automotive company, Pure Storage, Inc., a storage array company, and Zuora, Inc., a provider of cloud subscription services. Mr. Volpi has resigned from the board of directors of Exor N.V., with such resignation to take effect at their annual general meeting in May 2018. From April 2010 to April 2013, Mr. Volpi served on the board of directors of Telefonaktiebolaget L. M. Ericsson, a communications technology company. Mr. Volpi holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering, an M.S. in manufacturing systems engineering and an M.B.A. from Stanford University.

Robert Bearden

Chief Executive Officer

Rob is the former chief operating officer of both SpringSource and JBoss, two of the most commercially successful open source companies in history. Rob also served in senior roles at Oracle, where he directed a $1 billion sales organization, I2 and Manhattan Associates. Rob has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Jacksonville State University and currently holds the title of Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business.

Scott Davidson

Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer

Scott brings 20 years of senior financial leadership to Hortonworks. Most recently he served as the CFO of Quest Software, a publicly traded systems management software company acquired by Dell. Previously, he held strategic financial roles within Citrix Systems and Precision Response Corporation including FP&A, Treasury, Investor Relations and Corporate Development. Before his software focused career, he was a National Bank Examiner with the United States Department of Treasury- Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. Scott holds an MBA from the University of Miami and previously served as Board member and Audit Chair for Bomgar, an enterprise remote support solutions company prior to the sale of the company to Thoma Bravo, a private equity firm.

Jamie Engesser

Vice President, Product Management

Jamie brings over 20 years of software industry leadership to Hortonworks. Most recently, Jamie had global responsibility for Hortonworks Solutions Engineering organization which is focused on guiding organizations to identify their Hadoop opportunity from Business Case, to Proof of Concept, to successful Project Delivery. Prior to Hortonworks, Jamie led Global Solutions Engineering teams at SpringSource and VMware. Jamie has extensive experience spanning Open Source, Java, Platform as a Service (PaaS), Application Infrastructure and Big Data. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Montana State University.

Alan Fudge

Chief Revenue Officer

As Chief Revenue Officer, Alan is responsible for Hortonworks' global sales strategy and oversees global sales, sales engineering, channel and sales operations. Alan has spent his entire career in the high-tech industry, most recently as COO and senior vice president of worldwide sales & field operations for software at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and he has a strong track record of driving increased sales and profits for startups and premier industry leaders, including Quest Software, BEA Systems and VMware. He has also served on multiple venture-funded private company boards during his career. Alan holds a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science and Accounting from St. Edwards University.

Scott Gnau

Chief Technology Officer

As Chief Technology Officer, Scott is responsible for the overall technology vision for Hortonworks and oversees the company’s Engineering, Product Management and Support organizations. Scott has spent his entire career in the data industry, most recently as president of Teradata Labs where he provided visionary direction for research, development and sales support activities related to Teradata integrated data warehousing, big data analytics, and associated solutions. He also drove the investments and acquisitions in Teradata’s technology related to the solutions from Teradata Labs. Scott holds a BSEE from Drexel University.

David Howard

General Counsel

As the General Counsel, David is responsible for the company’s worldwide legal affairs and compliance. He also serves as Corporate Secretary. David joined Hortonworks in 2013 as its first in-house attorney and brings over 15 years of legal experience in the software industry. Previously, David was Director and Senior Counsel at VMware, where he contributed to VMware's successful IPO and helped build and scale the legal department during the period that the company grew from $380 million to over $3.7 billion in annual revenue. David has also played key legal roles at GoodData and Serena Software. David holds a Juris Doctor from New York Law School.

John Kreisa

Vice President, Marketing

John brings over 20 years of experience in technology marketing leadership to Hortonworks and is responsible for the strategy and execution of all of its marketing activities. Most recently, John led the Data Storage marketing activity at Red Hat via the acquisition of Gluster Inc. Prior to Gluster, John held various marketing roles at Cloudera, MarkLogic, Business Objects John holds a BS in Computer Science from The University of Texas in Austin. Follow him on Twitter: @marked_man

Arun C. Murthy

Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer

As Chief Product Officer, Arun leads Engineering and R&D efforts across Hortonworks’ entire portfolio. Arun is one of the founders of Hortonworks and has spent well over a decade in the open source Big Data industry. He has worked on Apache Hadoop since its inception in 2006 and remains an Apache Hadoop Project Management Committee (PMC) member. Prior to co-founding Hortonworks, Arun was one of the original members of the Hadoop team at Yahoo where he was responsible for all Hadoop/MapReduce code and configuration deployed across the 42,000+ servers and for running Hadoop as a service for the company. Follow Arun on Twitter: @acmurthy.

Scott Reasoner

Chief Accounting Officer

As Chief Accounting Officer, Scott oversees all of Hortonworks’ accounting operations and financial reporting functions. Scott joined Hortonworks in 2014 as Vice President, Controller and has since served in a variety of senior accounting roles, including most recently as Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer. He brings a thorough understanding of our financial systems, accounting and processes, as well as vast knowledge and experience from his prior roles at Quest Software and the Dell Software Group. Scott holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo and an MBA from the University of California, Irvine.

Amir Siddiqi

Senior Vice President, Global Professional Services

Amir brings over 25 years of experience in the software industry running Consulting, Education, Presales and Sales. As the Head of Global Professional Services, he is responsible for expanding clients use of Connected Data Platforms through Consulting implementations and Education Services. Amir has a track record of growing early stage and midsize software companies, with specialization in P&L turnaround and restructuring. Amir has held various VP and Director level positions at EMC, Pivotal, VMware, CA, and Platinum Technologies. He holds a B.A. in Finance from Baruch College (C.U.N.Y). Follow Amir on Twitter @1AmirSiddiqi.

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