Daniel Hirsch is a member of NUBURU, Inc.’s board of directors. Mr. Hirsch has been a consultant to and Executive in Residence with Anzu Partners since August 2022. Mr. Hirsch has also been the Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary and a member of the board of directors of Anzu Special Acquisition Corp I (NASDAQ: ANZU) since October 2022. Mr. Hirsch was a principal of Cascade Acquisition Holdings, LLC, the sponsor of a special purpose acquisition company, Cascade Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: CAS), formed in November 2020, and served as its chief operating officer and chief financial officer through May 2022. Mr. Hirsch served as a consultant to Trinity Real Estate Investments, LLC from January 2019 through November 2019 in connection with Trinity’s sponsorship of a special purpose acquisition company, Trinity Merger Corp, which completed its initial business combination in November 2019 with Broadmark Realty Capital (NYSE: BRMK) (“Broadmark”). Since November 2019, Mr. Hirsch has served on the board of Broadmark and is currently the chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee and the Finance Committee. In addition, Mr. Hirsch has served on the board of The Macerich Company (NYSE: MAC), a real estate investment trust, since 2018 and is currently a member of the Compensation Committee and Nominating and Governance Committee. In addition, Mr. Hirsch served as a consultant to Farallon Capital Management, L.L.C. (“Farallon”), an investment firm that manages capital on behalf of institutions and individuals, for which he has served as a board designee with respect to Farallon’s investment in Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. (NASDAQ: PLYA), from January 2017 to March 31, 2020. During his tenure as a director at Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V., Mr. Hirsch served as the chair of the Compensation Committee, and a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee and Capital Allocation Committee. Previously, from November 2003 to December 2016, Mr. Hirsch held several senior positions at Farallon, including Managing Member of the Real Estate Group from 2009 to December 2016, Managing Director from 2007 to 2008 and Legal Counsel from 2003 to 2006. Prior to joining Farallon, Mr. Hirsch worked as an associate in the San Francisco office of the law firm Covington & Burling LLP, from 2001 to 2003. Mr. Hirsch graduated from Yale Law School with a JD and earned a BA, summa cum laude, in Law, Jurisprudence and Social Thought from Amherst College.