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Management: Officers & Directors

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Executive Officers


Executive Officers

Thomas J. Clarke Jr.

Chief Executive Officer and Chairman

Clarke, who has 15 years of management experience in the financial services industry, joined TheStreet.com in October 1999. Previously, he worked at Thomson Financial Investor Relations(formerly Technimetrics Inc.), most recently as chief executive. He oversaw the 1998 sale of Technimetrics from Knight-Ridder to Thomson Corp. after significantly enhancing the value of the company. Clarke joined Technimetrics in 1984.

Before joining Technimetrics, Clarke worked at companies including McAuto Systems Group and Media Records.

Clarke is a business information adviser for Plum Holdings L.P., a venture capital fund based in Philadelphia that focuses on early-stage media companies.

Clarke received a master's degree in business administration from Hofstra University and a bachelor's degree in marketing from St. John's University.

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Lisa Mogensen

Chief Financial Officer

Mogensen joined TheStreet.com in fall 1999 from NBC, where she served most recently as Senior Finance Director for Business Development and Strategic Planning.

Her more than 13 years' finance experience includes mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, derivative securities, treasury, budgeting, forecasting and financial control.

Mogensen earned her bachelor's degree from Duke University and a master's in business from Fuqua School of Business at Duke.

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Jordan Goldstein

General Counsel

Prior to joining TheStreet.com, Goldstein was with the law firm of Proskauer Rose LLP.

During his tenure as an associate in Proskauer's corporate department, he worked on a variety of transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, public and private offerings of equity securities and secured financings, as well as representing numerous public company clients in their '34 Act compliance.

Prior to working at Proskauer, he was a corporate associate with Rivkin, Radler & Kremer and before that, worked as a staff attorney for Prudential Securities Inc., working in Prudential's limited partnership settlement fund, a securities claims and arbitrations process handling alleged fraud and sales practice violations by the firm.

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James Lonergan

Chief Operating Officer

Lonergan brings more than ten years of experience in the financial industry. In his most recent appointment as Chief Operating Officer at Worldly Information Network, he oversaw the company's daily operations and was responsible for the structuring of the Worldly Information division, including its more than 70 employees and offices in New York and San Francisco. Prior to joining Worldly Information Network, Lonergan served as Executive Vice President Chief Operating Officer of an $80 million business unit within Thomson Financial. Additionally, he worked extensively in the investment management community in the investment-decision process and in senior sales, product and marketing roles at Alliance Capital Management and SunAmerica Asset Management.

Lonergan graduated with an MBA from Fordham University and an undergraduate degree from Villanova University.

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Directors

Thomas J. Clarke Jr.

Chief Executive Officer and Chairman

Clarke, who has 15 years of management experience in the financial services industry, joined TheStreet.com in October 1999. Previously, he worked at Thomson Financial Investor Relations(formerly Technimetrics Inc.), most recently as chief executive. He oversaw the 1998 sale of Technimetrics from Knight-Ridder to Thomson Corp. after significantly enhancing the value of the company. Clarke joined Technimetrics in 1984.

Before joining Technimetrics, Clarke worked at companies including McAuto Systems Group and Media Records.

Clarke is a business information adviser for Plum Holdings L.P., a venture capital fund based in Philadelphia that focuses on early-stage media companies.

Clarke received a master's degree in business administration from Hofstra University and a bachelor's degree in marketing from St. John's University.

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Fred Wilson

Director

Wilson is the co-founder of Flatiron Partners, a leading Internet-focused, early-stage venture capital firm located in New York City.

Prior to forming Flatiron Partners, Wilson was with Euclid Partners, the New York-based early-stage venture capital firm, for 10 years. Wilson received a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering/computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a master's of business administration from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a charter member of the New York New Media Association and a director of the New York Venture Capital Forum and Ericsson CyberLab.

Wilson serves on the boards of StarMedia, Rights Exchange, TheStreet.com, and ITXC Corp.

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Jerry Colonna

Director

With his partner, Fred Wilson, Colonna founded Flatiron Partners, a leading Internet-focused, early-stage venture capital firm located in New York City. Flatiron, founded in 1996, is his second venture capital investment firm. Colonna joined his first firm, CMG@Ventures ("@Ventures"), in February 1995 as a founding partner after nearly 10 years in high-technology publishing. Once there, he quickly established a reputation as a leading investor in the Internet. In little more than a year, @Ventures completed 11 Internet-related investments, including Black Sun Interactive, Netcarta, GeoCities and Lycos. In April 1996, Lycos became the youngest technology company in the history of the Nasdaq to begin trading publicly.

Prior to joining @Ventures, Colonna worked for nearly 10 years for CMP Publications, one of the largest and fastest-growing technology publishing firms in the country. From 1985 to 1993, he served in a variety of roles at

InformationWeek

, including a three-year stint as its editor. During his tenure,

InformationWeek

became the fastest-growing technology publication serving information systems professionals.

In 1993, Colonna became the director for editorial technology and helped initiate and complete the company's successful transition to a decentralized, desktop-based publishing system. In 1994 he became the founding director of the company's Interactive Media Group. Later that year, he led the development effort behind the company's launch of

TechWeb

. Hailed as one of the most ambitious Web-publishing enterprises to date,

TechWeb

was the third organization to begin selling advertising on the Web.

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James J. Cramer

Contributing Editor and Director

Cramer, a hedge fund manager on Wall Street, is a frequent contributor to

Time

magazine. Cramer was a founder and former columnist for

SmartMoney

magazine, has written about the stock market for

New York

magazine and helped found

The American Lawyer

. Cramer worked at Goldman Sachs from 1984 to 1987.

Cramer graduated from Harvard College in 1977, where he was president of The Harvard Crimson. He was a journalist for four years before earning a law degree from Harvard Law School in 1984.

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Edward F. Glassmeyer

Director

Glassmeyer is a founding general partner of Oak Investment Partners, a venture capital firm with $1.6 billion under management. Prior to Oak, Glassmeyer was with Citicorp Venture Capital from 1968 to 1970, and the Sprout Capital Group, where he was the managing partner from 1970 to 1974.

From 1974 to the founding of Oak Investment Partners in 1978, Glassmeyer was president of Charter Oak Enterprises, a merchant banking firm. Glassmeyer currently serves on the board of directors of a number of Oak portfolio companies in the information technology sector, and is an overseer of the Tuck School at Dartmouth College. Glassmeyer graduated from Princeton University in 1963, and received his MBA with distinction from the Tuck School in 1968.

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Douglas A. McIntyre

Director

Douglas A. McIntyre, is president and chief executive officer of On2.com (ASE: ONT). He is responsible for On2.com's operations and financial activities, including leveraging relationships within the Wall Street and technology-investment communities and leading the execution of the company's business-to-business broadband strategic initiatives.

Prior to On2.com, he served as President and CEO of Future Source/Bridge LLC, President of Switchboard.com, and President and Publisher of FinancialWorld magazine. Mr. McIntyre also has held positions at Veronis Suhler & Associates, TIME, Inc. and Penthouse International.

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Martin Peretz

Director

Peretz is editor-in-chief and chairman of The

New Republic

. He is a director of 11 mutual funds managed by the Dreyfus-Mellon Bank Group and of Leukosite, a biotechnology company in Cambridge, Mass. Simultaneously, he has kept up his teaching at Harvard University where, since going on part-time service, he has been a lecturer on social studies.

Peretz holds a bachelor of arts degree from Brandeis University and master's and doctorate degrees from Harvard. He holds numerous honorary degrees from institutions at home and abroad. He has been awarded the Jerusalem Medal, the Medal for Distinction of the University of Missouri's School of Journalism and the National Magazine Award for Outstanding Achievement in Essays and Criticism and for General Excellence of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Peretz is past chairman and now honorary chairman of the Jerusalem Foundation. He is a trustee of the Center for Blood Research at Harvard Medical School, The Institute of United States Studies in London and the American Academy for Liberal Education, a college and university-accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

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