This year the terms of our directors, currently consisting of Ihab Abu-Hakima, Dr. Vaduvur Bharghavan
, Harold Copperman, Thomas Erickson, Stanley Meresman, Nicholas Mitsakos, Barry Newman and William Quigley will expire at the annual meeting.
The board of directors has nominated each of Ihab Abu-Hakima, Dr. Vaduvur Bharghavan
, Harold Copperman, Thomas Erickson, Stanley Meresman, Nicholas Mitsakos, Barry Newman and William Quigley to serve as a director for a one-year term that is expected to expire at our annual meeting in 2012 and until his successor is elected and qualified, or until his earlier death, resignation or removal.
THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS RECOMMENDS THAT STOCKHOLDERS VOTE FOR THE ELECTION OF IHAB ABU-HAKIMA, DR. VADUVUR BHARGHAVAN, HAROLD COPPERMAN, THOMAS ERICKSON, STANLEY MERESMAN, NICHOLAS MITSAKOS, BARRY NEWMAN AND WILLIAM QUIGLEY DIRECTORS.
Dr. Vaduvur Bharghavan
Dr. Vaduvur Bharghavan is one of our founders and has served as our Chief Technology Officer, and as a member of the board, since February 2002.
Prior to co-founding Meru, Dr. Bharghavan founded Bytemobile Inc., a mobile internet solution provider, in 2000, where he served as Chairman and Chief Technology Officer from 2000 to 2002.
From 1995 to 2000, he was on the faculty of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
holds a B.Tech in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology at Madras
and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science from the department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of California, Berkeley.
Dr. Bharghavan’s extensive expertise in the wireless networking industry, his
insights into the direction of the company’s products, as well as his
in-depth understanding of our company and business gained through his
long tenure with us as a founder of the company and as a member of the board provides useful management perspective and strategic analysis to the board.
Quigley, Newman, Erickson, Mitsakos, Copperman, Meresman, and Abu-Hakima and Dr. Bharghavan
be nominated to serve as directors.
Dr. Vaduvur Bharghavan
See “Executive Compensation—Potential Payments Upon Termination or Change of Control.” Biographical information for Mr. Abu-Hakima and Dr. Bharghavan
is provided above.