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MRV Communications Inc

MRV ( West Coast USA 20415 Nordhoff St.

Chatsworth, California 91311

United States

Company Description

MRV Communications, Inc. ("MRV") is a leading provider of network equipment and services, and optical components. MRV's networking business provides equipment used by commercial customers, governments and telecommunications service providers, and includes ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Managing Partner

Raging Capital Management LLC

General Partner

Rosemark

President and Chief Executive Officer

Ethos Management LLC

Designee

Foxhill

Position, Board

Settlement Agreement

President and Chief Operating Officer

ABHS

President and Chief Executive Officer

American Bank Note Holographics Inc

Vice President

JDSU Corporation

Vice President

Trans-Resources , Inc.

Affiliations

Board Member
Tix Inc

Board Member
iPass Inc

Board Member
MIPS Technologies , Inc.

Member of the Board of Directors - Chairman of Strategic Committee
DSP Group Inc

Board Member
Athersys , Inc.

Board Member
Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation

Board Member
Xyratex Ltd

Board Member
A. M. Castle & Co.

Board Member
INTERMOLECULAR INC

Member Board of Directors
IDW Publishing

Board Member
Committee Composition and Charters

Board Member
TopTier SEM Inc

Member, Board
iPhase

Board Member
Consumer MT

Co-Founder
Voxware , Inc.

Board Member
Phoenix Technologies Ltd.

Education

B.A.

Emory College

Masters

Business Administration

Harvard Business School

Masters

Business Administration

Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration

Masters in Business Administration degree

Harvard University

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Leadership - MRV Communications – Empowering the Optical Edge

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Ken Traub Chairman

Mr. Traub has served as our Chairman of the Board of Directors since January 2012 and as a director of MRV since October 2011. He has over 20 years of senior management, corporate governance, turnaround and transactional experience with public and private companies. Since 2009, Mr. Traub has been the president and chief executive officer of Ethos Management LLC, a private investment and advisory firm which specializes in driving strategic, operational and financial improvements in undervalued public companies in order to build and unlock shareholder value. Mr. Traub served as president, chief executive officer and a director of American Bank Note Holographics, Inc. ("ABNH"), a publicly-traded, leading global supplier of optical security devices, from 1999 until its sale in 2008 to JDS Uniphase Corporation ("JDSU"), a leading global provider of optical products and test and measurement solutions for the communications industry. Mr. Traub managed the turnaround, growth and sale of ABNH and under his leadership ABNH stockholders achieved a gain exceeding 1000 percent. Following the sale of ABNH, Mr. Traub served as vice president of JDSU in 2008. In 1994, Mr. Traub co-founded Voxware, Inc., a pioneer in Voice over IP, and served as its executive vice president, chief financial officer and director until 1998. From 1988 to 1994, Mr. Traub served as a vice president at Trans-Resources, Inc., a multi-national holding company and investment manager. Mr. Traub currently serves on the boards of directors of the following SEC-reporting companies in addition to MRVC: (i) DSP Group, Inc., (NASDAQ: DSPG) a global provider of wireless chipset solutions for converged communications; (ii) Athersys, Inc., (NASDQ: ATHX) a biotechnology company engaged in the discovery and development of therapeutic product candidates; (iii) Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation, (NASDAQ: VTSS) a leading supplier of integrated circuit solutions for next-generation carrier and enterprise networks; and (iv) Xyratex Ltd., (NASDAQ: XRTX) a leading provider of data storage technology. Mr. Traub also serves on the board of directors of Tix Incorporated, a provider of ticketing services. He also served as a director of Phoenix Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: PTEC), the market leading supplier of the Basic Input Output System to computer manufacturers, from December 2009 until the company was sold in December 2010, MIPS Technologies, Inc., (NASDAQ: MIPS), a provider of processor architectures and cores for digital consumer and business applications from December 2011 until the company was sold in February 2013, and iPass, Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS), the global Wi-Fi roaming leader for enterprises and telecom service providers, from June 2009 through June 2013. Mr. Traub also served as the chairman of the board of the New Jersey chapter of the Young Presidents Organization ("YPO"). He received a bachelor of arts degree from Emory College in 1983, and a master's degree in business administration from Harvard Business School in 1988. Close Ken Traub
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Ken Traub Chairman
Mr. Traub has served as our Chairman of the Board of Directors since January 2012 and as a director of MRV since October 2011. He has over 20 years of senior management, corporate governance, turnaround and transactional experience with public and private companies. Since 2009, Mr. Traub has been the president and chief executive officer of Ethos Management LLC, a private investment and advisory firm which specializes in driving strategic, operational and financial improvements in undervalued public companies in order to build and unlock shareholder value. Mr. Traub served as president, chief executive officer and a director of American Bank Note Holographics, Inc. ("ABNH"), a publicly-traded, leading global supplier of optical security devices, from 1999 until its sale in 2008 to JDS Uniphase Corporation ("JDSU"), a leading global provider of optical products and test and measurement solutions for the communications industry. Mr. Traub managed the turnaround, growth and sale of ABNH and under his leadership ABNH stockholders achieved a gain exceeding 1000 percent. Following the sale of ABNH, Mr. Traub served as vice president of JDSU in 2008. In 1994, Mr. Traub co-founded Voxware, Inc., a pioneer in Voice over IP, and served as its executive vice president, chief financial officer and director until 1998. From 1988 to 1994, Mr. Traub served as a vice president at Trans-Resources, Inc., a multi-national holding company and investment manager. Mr. Traub currently serves on the boards of directors of the following SEC-reporting companies in addition to MRVC: (i) DSP Group, Inc., (NASDAQ: DSPG) a global provider of wireless chipset solutions for converged communications; (ii) Athersys, Inc., (NASDQ: ATHX) a biotechnology company engaged in the discovery and development of therapeutic product candidates; (iii) Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation, (NASDAQ: VTSS) a leading supplier of integrated circuit solutions for next-generation carrier and enterprise networks; and (iv) Xyratex Ltd., (NASDAQ: XRTX) a leading provider of data storage technology. Mr. Traub also serves on the board of directors of Tix Incorporated, a provider of ticketing services. He also served as a director of Phoenix Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: PTEC), the market leading supplier of the Basic Input Output System to computer manufacturers, from December 2009 until the company was sold in December 2010, MIPS Technologies, Inc., (NASDAQ: MIPS), a provider of processor architectures and cores for digital consumer and business applications from December 2011 until the company was sold in February 2013, and iPass, Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS), the global Wi-Fi roaming leader for enterprises and telecom service providers, from June 2009 through June 2013. Mr. Traub also served as the chairman of the board of the New Jersey chapter of the Young Presidents Organization ("YPO"). He received a bachelor of arts degree from Emory College in 1983, and a master's degree in business administration from Harvard Business School in 1988.


Governance - Board- Investor Relations - DSP Group

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Kenneth H. Traub - Director

Kenneth was appointed as a director in 2012. Currently serving as President and Chief Executive Officer of Ethos Management, a private investment and consulting firm, Kenneth also serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of MRV Communications, a global supplier of optical communications systems and services. In addition, Kenneth is a member of the Board of Directors of iPass, a leading global supplier of mobility services for enterprises and carriers, and MIPS Technologies, a provider of industry-standard processor architectures and cores. Previously, Kenneth served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of American Bank Note Holographics, a publicly traded product and document security company. Kenneth also served as a member of the Board of Directors of Phoenix Technologies.


Directors - DSP Group

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Kenneth H. Traub

Kenneth was appointed as a director in 2012. Currently serving as President and Chief Executive Officer of Ethos Management, a private investment and consulting firm, Kenneth also serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of MRV Communications, a global supplier of optical communications systems and services. In addition, Kenneth is a member of the Board of Directors of iPass, a leading global supplier of mobility services for enterprises and carriers, and MIPS Technologies, a provider of industry-standard processor architectures and cores. Previously, Kenneth served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of American Bank Note Holographics, a publicly traded product and document security company. Kenneth also served as a member of the Board of Directors of Phoenix Technologies.


Leadership – MRV Communications

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Ken Traub

Chairman


RSS Feeds – MRV Communications – Empowering the Optical Edge

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