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Christine Russell has served as one of our Directors since December 23, 2019. Ms. Russell serves on the audit, compensation and nominating/corporate governance committees. Ms. Russell also serves on the board of directors and as audit committee chair of both QuickLogic Corporation (Nasdaq: QUIK) and eGain Corporation (Nasdaq: EGAN). She is chairman emeritus and a director on the board of SVDX (Silicon Valley Directors Exchange), a professional organization that provides a forum for education, conversation about current issues, and peer interaction for boards of directors of Silicon Valley companies. Since 2018, Ms. Russell has served as CFO of PDF Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: PDFS), a provider of yield improvement technologies for the IC manufacturing process life cycle. She previously served as CFO of Uni-Pixel, Inc., a manufacturer of touch sensor films, which was sold to a China-based firm; Vendavo, Inc., a SaaS-based pricing optimization software company addressing the Global 2000; and EAG, Inc. (Evans Analytical Group), a global provider of analytical testing for technology companies, including major semiconductor, chemicals and pharmaceuticals firms. Prior to EAG, she served in the roles of both CFO and EVP of business development at Virage Logic Corporation, a Nasdaq-listed semiconductor intellectual property company that was sold to Synopsys, Inc. in 2010.
Previous positions include CFO for OuterBay Technologies, Inc., a database archiving software company, which was sold to Hewlett-Packard Company in 2006. She was CFO of CEVA, Inc. (Nasdaq: CEVA), a DSP IP company, with a global finance, IT, legal and HR staff based in Dublin, Ireland and Herzliya, Israel, where she introduced the LSE-traded company to the US investing public as it became listed on Nasdaq.
She completed successful IPOs for two Nasdaq-listed companies. Other senior financial positions held by Ms. Russell include Cygnus Solutions, Shugart Associates, a Xerox disk drive subsidiary, and Measurex (Honeywell). Ms. Russell holds a bachelor’s degree and an MBA from Santa Clara University.

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