Thomas Kalinske - LeapFrog Enterprises Insider

Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

Mr. Thomas J. Kalinske is an Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of LeapFrog Enterprises Inc. He was the Chairman of our board of directors from September 1997 to February 2004. Mr. Kalinske served as our Chief Executive Officer at two different times first from September 1997 to March 2002 and again from February 2004 to July 2006. From April 2007 to May 2008 Mr. Kalinske served as Chief Executive Officer of cFares Inc. an online metasearch company. From 1996 to February 2004 Mr. Kalinske served as the President of Knowledge Universe a private company focused on building leading companies in areas relating to education technology and career management and the improvement of individual and corporate performance. From 1990 to 1996 he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Sega of America a leading video game and entertainment company. Prior to that he was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Universal Matchbox Group a manufacturer of games toys and childrens vehicles from 1987 to 1990. Prior to that he served as President and CoChief Executive Officer of Mattel Inc. a leading toy manufacturer and public company. Mr. Kalinske earned a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin and an M.B.A. from the University of Arizona. Mr. Kalinske has served on our nominating and corporate governance committee since June 2012.
Age: 69  Chairman Since 2006  CFA    
510 420-5000
Kalinske earned a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin and an M.B.A. from the University of Arizona.

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Management Efficiency

The company has Return on Asset (ROA) of (0.55) % which means that for every 100 dollars spent on asset it generated loss of $0.55. This is way below average.
The company reports 20 M of total liabilities with total debt to equity ratio (D/E) of 0.19 which may suggest the company is not taking enough advantage from financial leverage. LeapFrog Enterprises Inc has Current Ratio of 2.07 indicating that it is in good position to pay out its debt commitments in time.

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Entity Summary

LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. designs, develops, and markets technologybased learning solutions and related proprietary content for children worldwide. LeapFrog Enterprises Inc (LF) is traded on New York Stock Exchange in USA. It is located in CALIFORNIA, U.S.A and employs 524 people. LeapFrog Enterprises is listed under Recreation category by Fama And French industry classification.

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Top Management

LeapFrog Enterprises Inc Leadership Team
Steve Youngwood, Director
Caden Wang, Director, MBA
Randy Rissman, Director
Gregory Ahearn, EVP
William Chiasson, Chairman, MBA
Raymond Arthur, CFO
E McKee, Director
Stanley Maron, Director
Stanton McKee, Director
John Barbour, CEO
Thomas Kalinske, Chairman, CFA
Antony Hicks, Executive
Kenneth Adams, SVP
Joanna Rees, Director, MBA
Nancy Lee, Director

Stock Performance

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