Bart Swanson is currently an advisor at Horizons Ventures, a venture capital firm based in Hong Kong with a focus on disruptive and technology-focused start-ups. Mr. Swanson is on the boards of Zoom Video Communications Inc, Impossible Foods, Modern Meadow, Sentient Technologies, Benevolent AI, Shine Communications, Cortica Ltd., Hola Networks, and several other technology companies. Previously, Bart was Chairman of the Board of Summly Ltd. from 2012 up until 2013 when the company was acquired by Yahoo. During 2010 and 2011 Bart was Chief Operating Officer of Badoo, one of the largest Internet social dating sites, prior to which Bart spent three years as Managing Director at GSI Commerce International (later eBay Enterprise). Before joining GSI Commerce International, Bart was a General Manager at Amazon, where he was one of the key executives in establishing and expanding Amazon.com’s footprint in Germany, France and the United Kingdom. Bart graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor’s degree in History and from the University of Pennsylvania with an MA in International Studies, as well as an MBA from Wharton.
Chairman of the Remuneration Committee.
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Direct or related person ownership: 1,300 class B shares as of 31 December 2016.