John C. Kennedy

John C. Kennedy has been a director of ours since June 2018 and is a member of our Compensation and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees. 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 Omnitracs, Inc. Mr. Kennedy is a veteran of News Corp., where he served as Executive Vice President of Operations—Digital Media, from 2009 - 2012. From 2007 - 2008 he served as Executive Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development at Fox Interactive Media and began his career at Fox as a Senior Vice President of 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". His background includes multiple leadership and strategic roles with technology start-ups, including satellite broadband start-up Teledesic; pioneering online video site Load Media Network, where Mr. Kennedy served as Chief Executive Officer; Leap Wireless, and Wireless Facilities International. He began his business career as a venture capital associate with Idanta Partners. Jack 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. 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 was a naval aviator 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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