The following sets forth certain biographical information with respect to
the executive officers named in the chart above.
PAUL G. ALLEN is the Chairman of the board of directors of Charter
Investment. Mr. Allen has been a private investor for more than five years, with
interests in a wide variety of companies, many of which focus on multimedia
digital communications. Such companies include Interval Research Corporation, of
which Mr. Allen is a director, Vulcan Ventures, Inc., of which Mr. Allen is the
President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, Vulcan Northwest,
Inc., of which Mr. Allen is the Chairman of the Board, Vulcan Programming, Inc.
and Vulcan Cable III. In addition, Mr. Allen is the owner and the Chairman of
the Board of the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association,
and is the owner and the Chairman of the Board of the Seattle Seahawks of the
National Football League. Mr. Allen currently serves as a director of Microsoft
Corporation and USA Networks, Inc. and also serves as a director of various
WILLIAM D. SAVOY is a director of Charter Holdings and Charter Investment.
Since 1990, Mr. Savoy has been an officer and a director for many affiliates of
Mr. Allen, including Vice President and a director of Vulcan Ventures, President
of Vulcan Northwest, President and a director of Vulcan Programming and
President and director of Vulcan Cable III. From 1987 until November 1990, Mr.
Savoy was employed by Layered, Inc. and became its President in 1988. Mr. Savoy
serves on the Advisory Board of DreamWorks SKG and also serves as director of
Harbinger Corporation, High Speed Access Corp., Metricom, Inc., Telescan, Inc.,
Ticketmaster Online -- CitySearch, U.S. Satellite Broadcasting Co., Inc., and
USA Networks, Inc. Mr. Savoy holds a B.S. in Computer Science, Accounting and
Finance from Atlantic Union College.
JERALD L. KENT is a co-founder of Charter Investment, and President and
Chief Executive Officer and director of Charter Holdings, Charter Capital and
Charter Investment and has previously held the position of Chief Financial
Officer of Charter Investment. Prior to co-founding Charter Investment, Mr. Kent
was associated with Cencom Cable Associates, Inc., where he served as Executive
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Kent also served Cencom as
Senior Vice President of Finance from May 1987, Senior Vice President of
Acquisitions and Finance from July 1988, and Senior Vice President and Chief
Financial Officer from January 1989. Mr. Kent is a member of the board of
directors of High Speed Access Corp. and Cable Television Laboratories. Prior to
that time, Mr. Kent was employed by Arthur Andersen LLP, certified public
accountants, where he attained the position of tax manager. Mr. Kent, a
certified public accountant, received his undergraduate and M.B.A. degrees with
honors from Washington University (St. Louis).
BARRY L. BABCOCK is a co-founder of Charter Investment and Vice Chairman of
Charter Investment and has been involved in the cable industry since 1979. Prior
to founding Charter Investment in 1994, Mr. Babcock was associated with Cencom,
where he served as the Executive Vice President from February 1986 to September
1991, and was named Chief Operating Officer in May of 1986. Mr. Babcock was one
of the founders of Cencom Cable Associates, Inc. and, prior to the duties he
assumed in early 1986, was responsible for all of Cencom's in-house legal work,
contracts and governmental relations. Mr. Babcock serves as the Chairman of the
board of directors of Community Telecommunications Association. He also serves
as a director of the National Cable Television Association, Cable in the
Classroom and Mercantile Bank -- St. Louis.