Board of Directors
 
   
Paul R. Johnston, Ph.D., P.E.
Executive Chairman



Dr. Johnston joined the Company in 1981 and has assumed increasingly responsible positions over time, most recently being named Chief Executive Officer from 2009-2018 and President from 2007-2016. Dr. Johnston was elected to the Board of Directors in May 2009. In his prior roles, Dr. Johnston was previously responsible for Exponent’s Health and Environmental businesses before assuming management of all of the Company’s consulting groups. He has also managed the Company’s network of offices. He is a Registered Professional Civil Engineer in the State of California.

The Company believes that Dr. Johnston’s service as Chief Executive Officer of the Company, and extensive and unique experience with the operations of the Company, qualifies him to serve as a director of the Company.
   
Catherine Corrigan, Ph.D.
President & Chief Executive Officer

Catherine Ford Corrigan

Dr. Corrigan joined the Company in 1996 and has assumed increasingly responsible positions over time, most recently being named Chief Executive Officer in 2018 and President in 2016. Dr. Corrigan was elected to the Board of Directors in May 2018. She served as a Principal in the Biomechanics practice beginning in 2002 and was appointed Corporate Vice President in 2005. In 2012, she was appointed Vice President of the Transportation Group, overseeing the Company’s Vehicle Engineering, Biomechanics, Human Factors, and Statistical and Data Sciences practices. Dr. Corrigan has consulted in the area of injury biomechanics and on issues related to motor vehicle and product safety for more than twenty years. Dr. Corrigan holds a Ph.D. in Medical Engineering from the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from MIT, and a B.S.E. in Bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania.  


   
Carol Lindstrom
Director





Ms. Lindstrom joined the Board in February 2017.  Ms. Lindstrom recently retired as vice chairman of Deloitte LLP, where she led strategic relationship management, and was also president of the Deloitte Foundation. She was a member of the Deloitte & Touche Board of Directors for six years and served on the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu (DTT) Global Board of Directors for eight years. She joined the firm in 1995 after having served as a partner at Andersen Consulting for many years. Ms. Lindstrom is a Member of the Board of Genpact Limited and Energous Corporation.

The Company believes that Ms. Lindstrom’s record of success in senior leadership positions with large professional services organizations and her extensive consulting background qualifies her to serve as a director of the Company.
   
Karen Richardson
Director


Ms. Richardson joined the Board in 2013 and has over 25 years of experience in the technology industry. She served as Chief Executive Officer of E.piphany, a customer relationship management software company, from 2003 to 2005. Ms. Richardson held several senior executive positions at E.piphany from 1998 to 2003. Prior to joining E.piphany, Ms. Richardson served as Vice President of Sales at Netscape Communications Corporation, an internet software company, from 1995 to 1998. She is also a Member of the Board of Worldpay, Inc.

The Company believes that Ms. Richardson’s record of success in senior leadership positions at technology companies qualifies her to serve as a director of the Company.
   
John B. Shoven, Ph.D.
Director


Dr. Shoven has been a member of the Board of Exponent since 2007. Dr. Shoven is currently the Charles R. Schwab Professor of Economics at Stanford University, where he has taught since 1973. He was the Director of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research from 1993 to 1989 and from 1999 to 2015. Dr. Shoven earned his Ph.D. in economics from Yale University and his Bachelor’s degree in physics from University of California, San Diego. Dr. Shoven is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a recipient of the Paul A. Samuelson Award for Outstanding Scholarly Writing on Lifelong Financial Security, an award winning teacher at Stanford, and has published more than one hundred professional articles and twenty books. Dr. Shoven is currently Chairman of the Board of Cadence Design Systems, Inc., and a member of the boards of American Century Funds and Financial Engines, Inc.

The Company believes that Dr. Shoven’s extensive academic experience and service as director of other public companies qualifies him to serve as a director of the Company. The Company also considered Dr. Shoven’s prior experience on and contributions to the Board in connection with his nomination.
   
Debra Zumwalt, J.D.
Director


Ms. Zumwalt has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2014. Ms. Zumwalt is currently the Vice President and General Counsel for Stanford University and its affiliated entities, including two hospitals. She has held this position since 2001. She is also a member of the University Cabinet. Ms. Zumwalt was a Partner with Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP, from 1993 to 2001, where she served on the Executive Board and as Managing Partner of the Silicon Valley office.

The Company believes that Ms. Zumwalt’s senior leadership positions and her extensive legal background qualifies her to serve as a director of the Company.