Biography

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Reece A. Kurtenbach

Director since 2013, President, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Office of Daktronics, Inc.

Reece A. Kurtenbach was appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer and a Director in 2013, and currently serves as Chairman of the Board.  Prior to that he had been named Executive Vice President in 2012, Vice President for Live Events and International in 2007, Vice President for Video Systems in 2004, and manager for video products engineering in 1994. Mr. Kurtenbach joined the Company in 1991 as an applications engineer focusing on large display projects.  Mr. Kurtenbach holds a B.S. degree from South Dakota State University in electrical engineering, with minors in mathematics and computer science.  Mr. Kurtenbach is the son of Dr. Aelred Kurtenbach.  The Board believes that Mr. Kurtenbach is an appropriate representative of management on the Board given his position as a senior executive officer and his long tenure with the Company which dates back 27 years.  In addition, Mr. Kurtenbach brings a wealth of industry experience to the Board.