This excerpt taken from the NVTL DEF 14A filed Apr 19, 2006.
CLASS I DIRECTORS CONTINUING IN OFFICE UNTIL THE 2007 ANNUAL MEETING
John H. Davis, age 67, has served as a director since January 2005. Dr. Davis is currently a Co-Founder and Principal of Technology Advisors Group, LLC, a consulting firm that works with investors, board members and management teams of high tech companies. Prior to that, Dr. Davis served as a director and Chief Technology Officer of Allied Riser Communications Corporation from August 1999 to September 2000. Previously, Dr. Davis was a Principal of GeoPartners Research from August 1997 to August 1999. From 1988 through August 1997, Dr. Davis served as a corporate officer of AT&T in a number of positions including Group Technology Officer of AT&T Bell Labs and Chief Technical Officer of AT&T Communications Services. Dr. Davis received his Bachelor of Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology, a Master of Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Ph.D from the University of Pennsylvania, all in the field of electrical engineering. In addition, Dr. Davis is a Fellow of the IEEE in recognition of his leadership in digital switching and a Fellow of the Radio Club of America for his pioneering work in cellular communications. Dr. Davis currently serves as the Chairman of our Corporate Governance Committee and as a member of our Audit Committee and Nominating Committee.
Robert H. Getz, age 44, has served as a director since December 1999. Mr. Getz has been a Managing Director of Cornerstone Equity Investors, LLC, a private equity investment firm that specializes in technology, specialty manufacturing, business service, and healthcare service investments, since December 1996. Prior to joining in the founding of Cornerstone, Mr. Getz served as a Managing Director of Prudential Equity Investors, Inc., also a private equity investment firm, from February 1987 to December 1996. Mr. Getz also serves as a director of Haynes International, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of high-performance alloys, and as a director of several private companies. Mr. Getz holds a Bachelor of Arts from Boston University and a Master of Business Administration in finance from the Stern School of Business at New York University. Mr. Getz currently serves as the Chairman of both our Compensation Committee and our Nominating Committee and as a member of our Audit Committee and Corporate Governance Committee.
Peng K. Lim, age 43, has served as a director since February 2001. Mr. Lim has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Tapwave, Inc., a handheld and entertainment platform company, since May 2001. Prior to that time, Mr. Lim served as Vice President, Worldwide Product Development of Palm, Inc., a handheld and wireless computer company, from April 1999 to May 2001. Prior to that time, Mr. Lim served as Vice President of Engineering of Fujitsu Personal Systems, a pen-based and wireless computer company and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fujitsu Limited, from June 1997 to March 1999. From July 1996 to June 1997, Mr. Lim was an Engineering Platform Director for Texas Instruments, a semiconductor company. Mr. Lim currently serves on the Board of Directors of Tapwave, Inc. Mr. Lim holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from University of Windsor and a Master of Engineering Management from Northwestern University. Mr. Lim is an alumnus of the Stanford Executive Program at Stanford University. Mr. Lim currently serves as a member of our Compensation Committee, our Corporate Governance Committee and our Nominating Committee.