CHRISTOPHER M. SCHROEDER was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Company in October 2014. Mr. Schroeder graduated from the Harvard Business School with a Masters of Business Administration degree with honors. Form 1988 to 1992 he served as a special assistant on the staff of Secretary of State James Baker III. In 1996, Mr. Schroeder joined The Washington Post Company and served in a variety of positions during his four year tenure with the company, including Treasurer and Vice President of Business Development. In this role, he was responsible for reviewing all mergers, acquisitions, investments and cash management activities of the corporation and its operating companies. From 1999 to 2000, Mr. Schroeder was CEO of Legi-Slate, Inc., a business-to-business internet technology firm with The Washington Post Company as its lead shareholder. From 2000 to 2005, he was the CEO and Publisher of Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive. In 2006, Mr. Schroeder co-founded and was CEO of HealthCentral, one of the largest online content and wellness platforms. The company, which was backed by investors including Sequoia Capital, Allen & Company and Interactive Corporation (IAC), was successfully sold in 2012 to a large health publishing company. Currently Mr. Schroeder is an adviser to leading Silicon Valley venture capital firms. Mr. Schroeder wrote a best-selling book in 2013: “Startup Rising: The Entrepreneurial Revolution Remaking the Middle East.” He serves on several academic and global boards including The American University of Cairo School of Business, The American University School of International Service, and The American Council on Germany, among others.