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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 27, 2017




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Delaware   001-34628   77-0512121

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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

The board of directors (the “Board”) of QuinStreet, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Matthew Glickman to serve as a Class I director effective as of April 27, 2017. Mr. Glickman will hold office until the Company’s 2019 annual meeting of stockholders, or until his earlier resignation or removal.

As compensation for his service on the Board, Mr. Glickman will receive the Company’s standard compensation for non-employee directors as disclosed in the Company’s proxy statement on Schedule 14A filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on September 12, 2016. Mr. Glickman has entered into the Company’s standard indemnification agreement for non-employee directors.

Mr. Glickman is currently a Lecturer in Management at Stanford Graduate School of Business and also advises technology executives and entrepreneurs. Mr. Glickman was previously the Chairman of NovoEd, an online technology firm that was incubated and spun out of Stanford University, and the Executive Chairman of Guardian Analytics, a technology firm that provides behavior-based fraud prevention solutions for financial institutions. Mr. Glickman was also previously a co-founder and CEO of enterprise software company Merced Systems and of BabyCenter, Inc., a consumer website for new and expectant parents. Mr. Glickman also served as the founding CFO of Teach for America, Inc.

Mr. Glickman holds a B.A. in French and Economics from Amherst College, an M.A. in Educational Policy & Analysis from the Stanford School of Education, and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

The Board has determined that Mr. Glickman is qualified to serve as a member of the Board because of his executive experience and knowledge regarding the technology industry.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Dated: April 28, 2017   By:  

/s/ Martin J. Collins

    Martin J. Collins

General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and

Senior Vice President