Mr. Parneros is a graduate of New York University with a Bachelor of Science in Management and Harvard Business School's Advanced Management Program. He is currently a member of Keycorp's board of directors and member of the board of advisors of Modell's Sporting Goods. He is married and has 2 children, and currently resides in Sudbury, Massachusetts.About Barnes & Noble, Inc. Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) is a Fortune 500 company, the nation's largest retail bookseller, and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products. The Company operates 638 Barnes & Noble bookstores in 50 states, and one of the Web's premier e-commerce sites, BN.com ( www.bn.com). The Nook Digital business offers a lineup of popular NOOK ® tablets and eReaders and an expansive collection of digital reading and entertainment content through the NOOK Store ®. The NOOK Store features more than 4.5 million digital books in the US ( www.nook.com), plus periodicals and comics, and offers the ability to enjoy content across a wide array of popular devices through Free NOOK Reading Apps ™ available for Android ™, iOS ® and Windows ®. General information on Barnes & Noble, Inc. can be obtained by visiting the Company's corporate website at www.barnesandnobleinc.com. Barnes & Noble ®, Barnes & Noble Booksellers ® and Barnes &Noble.com ® are trademarks of Barnes & Noble, Inc. or its affiliates. NOOK ® and the NOOK logos are trademarks of Nook Digital, LLC or its affiliates. For more information on Barnes & Noble, follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr, and like us on Facebook. For more information on NOOK, follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook.