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Steven Chambers

Member of the Board of Directors

> Location: Boston, MA
> Industry: SaaS
> Other experience: President, WW Sales & Marketing, Nuance | CMO, Speechworks / Polycom
> Ownership: Public (NASDAQ: LOGM)

Mr. Steven G. Chambers, also known as Steve, serves as the CEO of Jibo, Inc. Mr. Chambers served as the President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing and EVP at Nuance Communications, Inc. Mr. Chambers served as the CMO of Worldwide Sales and EVP of Enterprise Division at Nuance Communications, Inc. since 2009. He served as EVP of Worldwide Sales at Nuance Communications, Inc. from 2009 to 2011. Mr. Chambers has over 25 years of experience in high-tech sales and marketing for both start-ups and established companies. He served as President of Mobile and Enterprises Division of Nuance Communications, Inc. from 2008 to r 2009. He served as EVP of Worldwide Sales of Speechworks International, Inc. since 2002. Mr. Chambers served as President of Nuance Mobile & Enterprise Division of Nuance Communications, Inc. (formerly ScanSoft Inc.). He served as President of SpeechWorks Solutions Division of Nuance Communications, Inc. from 2004 to 2007. Mr. Chambers served as President of Mobile & Consumer Services Division of Nuance Communications, Inc. from 2007 to 2008. Mr. Chambers served as CMO of Speechworks International, Inc. from September 1999 to August 2003 and also served as its VP of Worldwide Marketing since September 1999. From December 1997 to December 1998, he served as GM and CMO for Polycom, Inc. (formerly PictureTel Corporation). From 1992 to 1997, he served as GM and VP of Product & Corporation Marketing for Polycom, Inc. (formerly PictureTel Corporation). He served as Senior VP and GM of Network Speech until March 19, 2004. He joined Nuance Communications in August 2003 as part of the SpeechWorks acquisition, where he served as Senior VP of worldwide sales and CMO, after joining it in 1999. From October 1998 to July 1999, he served as VP of Marketing at Arbortext Inc. and served as its CMO from December 1998 to September 1999. From October 1997 to October 1998, he served as VP of Marketing for Vdonet Corporation. From November 1991 to October 1997, he served as VP of Worldwide Marketing at PictureTel Corporation. Prior to PictureTel, he was a Consultant for a division of McKinsey Corporation. He serves as a Member of Advisory Board at Kasisto, Inc. He served as a Director of LogMeIn, Inc from 2014 to 2017. He serves as Director of CallMiner, Inc. He has been a Director of Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange, Inc. since 2012. Mr. Chambers holds a BA from Wesleyan University and an MBA and Masters in Communications and Science degree from Boston University.

About LogMeIn, Inc.

LogMeIn (Nasdaq:LOGM) transforms the way people work and live through secure connections to the computers, devices, data, and people that make up their digital world. The company's cloud services free millions of people to work from anywhere, empower IT professionals to securely embrace the modern cloud-centric workplace, give companies new ways to reach and support today's connected customer, and help businesses bring the next generation of connected products to market. LogMeIn is headquartered in Boston's Innovation District with offices in Australia, Hungary, India, Ireland, and the UK.

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Dora Vell

Managing Partner

Dora Vell is the CEO of Vell Executive Search, a boutique executive search firm in Boston that recruits technology executives and board members for companies ranging from promising tech startups to Fortune 100 companies. Throughout her 22-year career in executive search, she has successfully completed hundreds of assignments, placing board members, CEOs, COOs, CIOs, technology officers, vice presidents and many other C-level executives. Vell’s clients span both private and public companies and her work has included searches in markets large and small across the U.S. and Canada.

Prior to founding Vell Executive Search in 2005, she was a partner at the executive search consulting firm Heidrick & Struggles for seven years. She started in the Technology Practice in the Toronto office, became the firm’s Technology Practice leader for Canada, and then joined the firm’s Boston office.

Before her career in executive search, Vell worked for 11 years at IBM Canada in software-related roles of increasing responsibility. She started as a software engineer, managed a software engineering team of 100, and then led software sales for IBM Canada. She holds seven worldwide software patents. This deep industry understanding has helped Vell Executive Search become a recognized leader in finding senior executive and board talent for software and SaaS companies.

Vell is a recognized industry thought leader who has published several reports on governance and leadership topics. She has been frequently quoted as an expert on executive and board leadership by outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Business Week, Fortune, Agenda Week, MSNBC, Mass High Tech, The OPUS for the World Economic Forum, Boston Business Journal, The Globe & Mail, CIO Magazine, and IEEE. She has been a featured speaker on leadership at numerous conferences and at Columbia University's MBA program.

Vell has been a Fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) and the Boston CEO Roundtable. She has served on the boards of Framingham State University, Entrepreneur's Organization, Goodwill, Mary Centre for Developmentally Handicapped Adults,, and RBC Capital Partners.

The trilingual daughter of a diplomat, Vell grew up in Canada, Greece, France, Switzerland and China. Her unique multicultural and international perspective, experiences as a woman in the male-dominated software field, and insights as a dual Canadian and U.S. citizen inform all her work for clients.

Vell received an MBA from the University of Toronto, a master’s in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo, and a bachelor’s in Computer Science from Carleton University.  She has also completed the MIT Entrepreneurial Master’s program.

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