Washington, D.C. 20549

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
November 12, 2019
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)

(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification Number)
1465 North Scottsdale Road, Suite 400
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
(Address, including zip code, of principal executive offices)
(602) 850-5000
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class
Trading Symbol(s)
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock

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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.

On November 12, 2019, the Compensation Committee (the "Committee") of the Board of Directors of Limelight Networks, Inc. (the "Company") made the following compensation decisions in connection with its annual review of executive officer compensation:

The Committee approved certain equity incentive awards to members of the senior leadership team, including the awards to the following named executive officers:    

Equity Incentive Awards
Name and Title
Options (1)(2)
Restricted Stock Units (2)
Robert A. Lento
President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Sajid Malhotra
SVP, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer
Michael DiSanto
SVP, Chief Administrative and Legal Officer & Secretary
Kurt Silverman
SVP, Development and Delivery
Tom Marth
SVP, Sales


Each stock option has an exercise price per share equal to the fair market value per share of the Company’s common stock on the date of grant, November 12, 2019.


Subject to the provisions of the Amended and Restated 2007 Equity Incentive Plan or each recipient’s respective employment agreement, one-third (1/3rd) of the RSUs will vest on December 1, 2020, one-twelfth (1/12th) of the RSUs will vest on March 1, 2021, and an additional one-twelfth (1/12th) will vest on the first day of each June, September, December, and March thereafter for eight (8) consecutive quarters, provided the recipient continues to be a Service Provider through each such vesting date. One-third (1/3rd) of the shares subject to the stock option will vest on December 1, 2020, and one-thirty-sixth (1/36th) of the stock options will vest on the 1st day of January, 2021 and on the 1st day of each month thereafter until all of the stock options have vested (three years), provided the recipient continues to be a Service Provider through each such vesting date.
2020 Target Annual Cash Bonus Amounts and Salary Determination

The Committee approved 2020 target annual cash bonus amounts and salaries for the Company’s senior executive officers, including the Company’s principal executive officer, principal financial officer, and other named executive officers. The target cash bonus amounts pertain to services to be performed in fiscal 2020 (which bonuses will be paid in 2021) pursuant to the Master Executive and Management Bonus Plan, a copy of which was furnished with a Current Report on Form 8-K on May 19, 2009. We anticipate that each bonus plan participant may earn between zero and 200% of the target bonus depending upon the level of attainment or over-attainment of specified corporate financial and operational performance goals. The target annual incentive compensation shall be subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable 2020 incentive compensation plan(s) approved by the Committee.

The 2020 salary and target annual cash bonus amounts for the Company’s current named executive officers are summarized below:
2020 Salary
2020 Target Annual Incentive
Robert A. Lento
Sajid Malhotra
Michael DiSanto
Kurt Silverman
Tom Marth

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: November 14, 2019
/s/ Michael DiSanto
Michael DiSanto
SVP, Chief Administrative and Legal Officer & Secretary