Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance Guidelines & Code of Business Conduct and Ethics

The Board of Directors of Interactive Intelligence, Inc. (the "Company") sets high standards for the Company's employees, officers and directors. Implicit in this philosophy is the importance of sound corporate governance. It is the duty of the Board of Directors to serve as a prudent fiduciary for shareholders and to oversee the management of the Company's business. To fulfill its responsibilities and to discharge its duty, the Board of Directors follows the procedures and standards that are set forth in these guidelines. These guidelines are subject to modification from time to time as the Board of Directors deems appropriate in the best interests of the Company or as required by applicable laws and regulations.

Corporate Governance Documents
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Corporate Governance Guidelines
Code of Business Conduct and Ethics
Conflict Minerals Documents
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Conflict Minerals
Conflict Minerals Report
Standing Committee Written Charters
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Audit Committee Charter
Compensation and Stock Option Committee Charter
Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Charter
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Committee Composition

Donald E. Brown , M.D.

Donald E. Brown , M.D.

Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer
@donbrownindy
Mitchell E. Daniels

Mitchell E. Daniels

Director since 2015
Edward L. Hamburg , Ph.D.,

Edward L. Hamburg , Ph.D.,

Director since 2004
Michael C. Heim

Michael C. Heim

Director since 2007
Mark E. Hill

Mark E. Hill

Director since 2004
Richard A. Reck

Richard A. Reck

Director since 2005

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Donald E. Brown , M.D.
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Donald E. Brown , M.D.
Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer
@donbrownindy

DONALD E. BROWN, M.D. co-founded his third software company, Interactive Intelligence, in October 1994 and has served as Chief Executive Officer since April 1995 and President since inception. Dr. Brown also serves as Chairman of the Board, a position he has held since July 1998. Dr. Brown has been a director since inception. In March 1988, Dr. Brown co-founded Software Artistry, Inc., a developer of customer support software that became a public company in March 1995 and was subsequently acquired by IBM Corporation in January 1998. At Software Artistry, Dr. Brown served as Chief Executive Officer and director from inception through September 1994. Dr. Brown's first software company was acquired by Electronic Data Systems, Inc. in September 1987. Dr. Brown graduated from the Indiana University School of Medicine in 1985. He also holds two additional degrees from Indiana University, an M.S. in computer science and a B.S. in physics. Dr. Brown is currently completing an M.S. in Biotechnology at Johns Hopkins University. He is the father of eight children and an avid pilot and rock climber.

     
Mitchell E. Daniels
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Mitchell E. Daniels
Director since 2015

MITCHELL E. DANIELS is the former governor of Indiana, first elected in 2004 and re-elected in 2008. Mr. Daniels has held a variety of top-level positions in business and politics. Mr. Daniels began his career working as Chief of Staff for Sen. Richard Lugar from 1977 to 1982 and was then appointed Executive Director of the National Republican Senatorial Committee from 1983 to 1984. He also served as an advisor to President Ronald Reagan in 1985. In 1987, he returned to Indiana as President and CEO of the Hudson Institute, then a contract research organization known for its analyses of the central role of technology in human progress, among other issues. From there, Mr. Daniels worked 11 years at Eli Lilly and Co. (“Lilly”), including service as President of North American Pharmaceutical Operations from 1993 to 1997 and Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Policy from 1997 to 2001. Mr. Daniels was then appointed by President George W. Bush as the Director of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget from 2001 to 2003. He is the author of two books, “Keeping the Republic: Saving America by Trusting Americans” and “Notes from the Road,” a chronicle of his Indiana travels as a first-time political candidate. After serving as the governor of Indiana from 2004 to 2012, Mr. Daniels was selected to be President of Purdue University and has served in that position since 2013. Mr. Daniels earned a bachelor’s degree with honors from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University in 1971 and a law degree from Georgetown University in 1979. He is the recipient of eight honorary degrees from institutions including Butler University, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and Wabash College.

   
Edward L. Hamburg , Ph.D.,
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Edward L. Hamburg , Ph.D.,
Director since 2004

Edward L. Hamburg, Ph.D. is the former Executive Vice President of Corporate Operations and Chief Financial Officer of SPSS Inc. (“SPSS”), a multinational computer software firm that provides predictive analytical technology and services. He held this position from 1992 to 2004 after heading business development for SPSS from 1986 to 1992. Dr. Hamburg held an advisory position with SPSS from 2004 through December 31, 2008. SPSS was acquired by IBM in 2009. Dr. Hamburg is an Advisory Partner with Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital; he was a venture partner with Morgan Stanley Private Equity from 2005 until 2011. He also currently serves as a director and audit committee chair of ThruPoint, Inc., a provider of information technology consulting services and communications software, and Sendmail, Inc., a provider of software and services for electronic messaging infrastructures. He is also a director at Core Security Technologies, which provides software solutions for security testing and measurement, and the American Institutes for Research, a not-for-profit behavioral and social science research organization. He previously served as a director and audit committee chair of Interlink Electronics, Inc., a developer of electronic component technologies from 2006 until 2010, Perceptive Software, a provider of technology and services for electronic content management (acquired by Lexmark in 2010), and HyPerformix, Inc., a provider of software and services for computer capacity planning (acquired by CA Technologies in 2010). Dr. Hamburg received a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago and both his M.A. and B.A. from the University of Maryland at College Park.

Dr. Hamburg's more than 30 years of experience as an operating executive and as a member of the board of director roles at various technology companies have provided him with leadership skills and the ability to analyze and address numerous aspects of our company's business and industry. He has particular expertise in mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning, international operations and overall business infrastructure management. He is chairman of our Audit Committee and has been deemed an audit committee financial expert by our Board based on his executive role in finance and his service on other companies' audit committees.

 
Michael C. Heim
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Michael C. Heim
Director since 2007

MICHAEL C. HEIM; Director since 2007; Age 58 ; Zionsville, Indiana. Mr. Heim is the Corporate Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer of Whirlpool Corporation (“Whirlpool”) , a position he has held since May 2012. Prior to May 2012, Mr. Heim served as the Senior Vice President, Information Technology and Chief Information Officer of Eli Lilly and Company (“Lilly”), a position he held from August 2009 to February 2012. Prior to August 2009, Mr. Heim served as Vice President, Information Technology and Chief Information Officer at Lilly since January 2004. From November 1999 until January 2004, Mr. Heim was the chief technology officer with accountability for enterprise architecture and data strategy, the global implementation of SAP, and global financial and human resources information technology solutions at Lilly. Mr. Heim joined Lilly in 1979 and has served in numerous roles including information technology, internal audit, engineering and the corporation ’ s operations committee. Mr. Heim served on a number of executive councils while at Lilly, including the Microsoft Pharmaceutical Advisory Council and the SAP Life Sciences Executive Council. A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, Mr. Heim received a B.A. degree in business administration from Marian College and an M.B.A. from Bowling Green State University.

 
Mark E. Hill
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Mark E. Hill
Director since 2004

Mark E. Hill is Managing Partner of Collina Ventures, LLC, a private investment company focusing on technology companies (“Collina”). Mr. Hill co-founded Baker Hill Corporation, which served the banking industry with software and services that delivered business process needs. In 2005, Baker Hill was acquired by Experian, a global information solutions company. Mr. Hill oversaw the transition through 2006. Mr. Hill serves on numerous for profit and not for profit boards, including KAR Auction services (KAR:NYSE) . Mr. Hill is an adjunct professor at the Indiana University School of Informatics. Mr. Hill started his career at International Business Machines Corporation (“IBM”) and holds a B.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and an M.B.A. from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business.

Mr. Hill provides valuable insight to our Board of Directors resulting from more than 30 years of experience in the software and technology industry and his experience as a co-founder of a company that provided technological solutions for business needs. Mr. Hill’s current position as managing partner of an investment company that focuses primarily on technology companies provides him with current industry knowledge that, together with his previous hands-on technology experience, allows him to understand our business and provide useful guidance and advice to management.

 
 
Richard A. Reck
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Richard A. Reck
Director since 2005

Richard A. Reck is the founder and President of Business Strategy Advisors LLC, a business strategy consultancy that focuses on serving technology, services and entertainment companie s. Mr. Reck was a partner with KPMG LLP from 1973 through his retirement in 2002. Mr. Reck also serves as a director and as a member of the audit committee, compensation committee, and as chairman of the nominating and corporate governance committee of Merge Healthcare, Inc., a public healthcare software and information company, and as a director and chairman of the audit committee of Advanced Life Sciences Holdings, Inc., a public biopharmaceutical company which has been inactive since 2011. Additio nally, Mr. Reck serves on the board of directors of LiquidGeneration, a private media and internet services company and as a member of the board of advisors of Ultra Corporation, a private information technology services company. Mr. Reck received a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics from DePauw University and an M.B.A. in accounting from the University of Michigan.

Mr. Reck has many years of experience as an audit partner at KPMG LLP with extensive financial accounting knowledge and leadership experience that is critical to our Board and, more specifically, our Audit Committee. Mr. Reck has been deemed an audit committee financial expert by our Board based on his experience in the accounting industry. In addition to Mr. Reck’s accounting experience, he also has an extensive knowledge of the technology industry, which allows him to understand and provide guidance to our business.

 
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