SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 1, 2017
Q UIN S TREET , I NC .
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
950 Tower Lane, 6 th Floor
Foster City, CA 94404
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (650) 578-7700
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
The board of directors (the Board) of QuinStreet, Inc. (the Company) elected Andrew Sheehan to serve as a Class I director, effective as of February 1, 2017, to hold office until the Companys 2019 annual meeting of stockholders, or until his earlier resignation or removal. As compensation for his service on the Board, Mr. Sheehan will receive the Companys standard compensation for non-employee directors disclosed in the Companys proxy statement on Schedule 14A filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on September 12, 2016. Mr. Sheehan has entered into the Companys standard indemnification agreement for non-employee directors.
Mr. Sheehan has been a managing director of Sutter Hill Ventures, a venture capital firm, since 2007. Sutter Hill Ventures led early rounds of financing prior to the Companys initial public offering.
Mr. Sheehan has also been a managing director of Tippet Venture Partners, L.P., a venture capital firm, since 2014. Tippet Venture Partners, L.P. is a longstanding shareholder in the Companys public stock.
Mr. Sheehan serves on the board of directors of a number of private companies in the technology space, including Global Liquid Markets, LLC, LifeSize, Inc., Serviz, Inc., and Yext, Inc. Mr. Sheehan previously served on the board of directors of various public and private companies in the technology space, including @Road, Inc., AllBusiness.com, Inc., BakBone Software Inc., Datran Media, Digital Persona, Inc., Grain Communications Group, Inc., Intermix Media, Myspace, Rainmaker Systems Inc., and ReachLocal, Inc.
Mr. Sheehan holds a B.A. in English from Dartmouth College and an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School.
The Board has determined that Mr. Sheehan is qualified to serve as a member of the Board because of his leadership experience, expertise as an investor and knowledge regarding the technology industry.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Q UIN S TREET , I NC .
Dated: February 2, 2017
/s/ Martin J. Collins
|Martin J. Collins|
General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and
Senior Vice President