Mr. Kovler has served as Greenidge’s Chief Executive Officer since November 2023 and as a member of our Board of Directors since March 2023. In 2016, Mr. Kovler co-founded a consulting and proxy solicitation firm, HKL & Co., LLC, where he currently serves as a Managing Director, designing and implementing solutions to special corporate situations, consulting on contested board elections, mergers and acquisitions, investor relations and corporate governance. Mr. Kovler has also served in advisory roles with numerous Web3 companies. Prior to co-founding HKL & Co., LLC, from 2003-2015 he worked at D.F. King & Co., Inc. a proxy solicitation firm, in progressively senior roles, including as Senior Vice President. Mr. Kovler is a 2001 graduate of Trinity College with a B.A. in Economics.