Christopher D. Cerf is 47 years old and has served as the Company'sPresident since July 2002 and as Chief Operating Officer since May 1999. He has also served as a director since November 2000. He previously served as the Company's General Counsel from June 1997 to April 2000. Prior to joining the Company, he was a partner in the law firm of Wiley, Rein and Fielding from May 1996 to May 1997. Between 1994 and May 1996, he served in the White House as Associate Counsel to the President. Mr. Cerf is also a former high school history teacher.