John C. Kennedy

John C. Kennedy has been a director of ours since June 2018 and is the Chair of our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Kennedy is the founder and CEO of Platform Science, Inc., an emerging company in the connected vehicle and transportation technology space. Previously, he was the President of Qualcomm Enterprise Services and the President of Qualcomm's Omnitracs business unit. Mr. Kennedy is a veteran of News Corp., where he served as Executive Vice President of Operations—Digital Media, and as Senior Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development at Fox Networks Group, where he was part of the joint Fox/NBC Universal team that created the joint venture now known as "Hulu". Mr. Kennedy retired as a Commander in the U.S. Navy Reserves in 2016, after serving as a founding team member of DiUX, the Department of Defense's recently established Silicon Valley presence. Previously, he served on the staff of U.S. Senator John McCain; the Aide de Camp to the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; and deployed as a Naval Flight Officer in the first Gulf War. Mr. Kennedy holds a BS in Economics and Engineering from the United States Naval Academy and an MBA from the Harvard Business School, and was a Legis Fellow of the Brookings Institution.

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