Ann Neidenbach:Ms. Neidenbach, a well-known technology expert, joins Cowen following its recent acquisition of Convergex and has over 25 years of experience in the global financial industry. As Cowen Managing Director and Chief Information Officer, Ms. Neidenbach is responsible for providing strategic direction of Cowen's technology innovation across all its businesses and will lead the firm's software development, information services, business processes and technical infrastructure. Prior to joining Cowen, Ms. Neidenbach held similar positions at Convergex and NASDAQ and also held senior positions at Citibank and Lava Trading. Ms. Neidenbach currently serves as an advisor on the UTP/CTA Committee and also serves on the Paxos Market Advisory Group. Ms. Neidenbach has a BS degree from the Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University. Kelly Weigel: Kelly Weigel is Managing Director and Head of Marketing and Client Services and is responsible for overseeing and managing the firm's global marketing activities, media relations, corporate access, conferences and research analyst marketing. Prior to joining Cowen, Ms. Weigel ran her own consulting company that provided conference logistics and one-on-one meeting coordination for a variety of investment banks. Ms. Weigel also spent 14 years at Bank of America (formerly Montgomery Securities) in the corporate access and syndicate groups. Ms. Weigel has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California at Berkeley. About Cowen Inc. Cowen Inc. is a diversified financial services firm and, together with its consolidated subsidiaries, provides alternative asset management, investment banking, research, sales and trading and prime brokerage services through its two business segments: Cowen Investment Management and its affiliates make up the Company's alternative investment segment, while Cowen and Company, a member of FINRA and SIPC, and its affiliates make up the Company's broker-dealer segment. Cowen Investment Management provides alternative asset management solutions to a global client base and manages a significant portion of Cowen's proprietary capital. Cowen and Company and its affiliates offer industry focused investment banking for growth-oriented companies, domain knowledge-driven research, a sales and trading platform for institutional investors and a comprehensive suite of prime brokerage services. Founded in 1918, the firm is headquartered in New York and has offices worldwide. For additional information, visit www.cowen.com.