John A. Hawkins, Director

John A. Hawkins has served on our board of directors since 2006. Mr. Hawkins has served as Managing Partner and co-founder of Generation Partners, a private equity firm that provides capital to companies in the business and information services, media and communications and healthcare services industries, through growth equity and buyout investments, since 1995. Prior to founding Generation Partners, Mr. Hawkins was a General Partner at Burr, Egan, Deleage & Co., a venture capital firm, and an investment banker at Alex, Brown & Sons. Mr. Hawkins currently serves on the board of directors of Captivate Network, a digital media company, and he has previously served on the boards of more than 20 companies, including HotJobs.com, iCrossing, P-Com, the Platform for Media, Agility Recovery Solutions, High End Systems, Zirmed and ShopWiki Corporation, where he also served as Chairman. Mr. Hawkins is also a member of the Angeleno Chapter of the World Presidents’ Organization. Mr. Hawkins holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.A. in English from Harvard College. Mr. Hawkins was originally nominated to serve on our board of directors pursuant to our Third Amended and Restated Stockholders’ Agreement.

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