David L. Cohen

Mr. Cohen, Co-President, Co-Chief Executive and Co-Chief Investment Officer, was a co-founder of Iridian Asset Management (“Iridian”) in 1996. Iridian manages $4.7 billion in mid cap equities and alternative strategies. Previously he worked seven years as a portfolio manager with Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder, Inc., one year as a portfolio manager with Furman Selz Mager Dietz & Birney, and three years as a portfolio manager with W.R. Family Associates. In addition, from 1981 to 1985, he served as a research analyst with Central National Gottesman and Lehman Brothers Kuhn Loeb. Mr. Cohen holds a B.A. in Economics from Vassar College (1977), an MBA from New York University (1978), and a J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law (1981).

Robert Kramer is a founder and Managing Member of Off Road Capital Management. In 2005, he founded Altitude Capital Partners. As the Managing Partner, he pioneered intellectual property as an asset class in the technology space, generating top decile returns. Five years after he founded the firm, he formed a strategic partnership with Apple, creating Altitude’s last portfolio company. The portfolio company later sold the majority of its assets to a public company, RPX Corporation. Prior to Altitude, Mr. Kramer served as a Managing Director for Fortress Investment Group’s Drawbridge Special Opportunities Fund, where he specialized in litigation claims and other illiquid eclectic investments. Before that, Mr. Kramer was a Managing Director at Merrill Lynch & Co., where he specialized in leveraged finance and communications.

Mr. Kramer earned an MBA from Columbia Business School and a B.S. with honors from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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