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Cynthia Paul
Director

Cynthia Paul is currently the Chief Investment Officer of Lynrock Lake LP, an investment firm she founded in 2018. From 2002 to 2017, Ms. Paul was a portfolio manager at Soros Fund Management LLC (“SFM”), where she managed a portfolio across corporate credit, convertible bonds, and equities, with a focus on the technology industry. She served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Conexant Systems LLC, a fabless semiconductor company, from 2013 to 2017. During her time as Chairman, Conexant executed a turnaround of its legacy business lines and rose to a leadership position in the audio market, culminating in an acquisition by Synaptics Incorporated. Ms. Paul joined SFM in 2000 and served as a SFM representative for the Council on Foreign Relations and on SFM's Investment Committee. Prior to joining SFM, she worked at The Palladin Group in 1999 and at JP Morgan from 1994 to 1999. Ms. Paul graduated from Princeton University in 1994 with an Independent Major in Statistics and Operations Research, a Certificate from the Woodrow Wilson School for Public and International Affairs, and a Certificate in Engineering Management Systems. She is a board observer and former board member of AlphaSense LLC, a SaaS company providing intelligent search to enterprise customers. Ms. Paul became a CFA® charterholder in 2002. We believe Ms. Paul’s qualifications to sit on our board include her record of accomplishments both as an investor and in leading the growth of Conexant, as well as her deep investment and financial expertise, knowledge of the markets within which the company operates, and the leadership she has proven in the past.