Thursday, September 02, 2010

PRNewswire: RealNetworks Appoints Janice Roberts to Board of Directors

RealNetworks®, Inc., (Nasdaq: RNWK) today announced that Janice Roberts has been appointed to the company's Board of Directors, bringing the number of Board members to nine, including seven independent directors.

"We are pleased to have Janice's knowledge and experience in the wireless communications industry on our Board," saidKalpana Raina, chairperson of the Board's Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. "As RealNetworks is focusing its strategic transformation on the delivery of mobile media applications and services, her industry background in mobile, wireless and networking companies will provide us with valuable technical and business perspective for our growth initiatives."

Janice Roberts is a Managing Director with Mayfield Fund, a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm, where she primarily focuses on mobility, wireless communications and consumer industries. Prior to her current position, she held various executive positions at 3Com Corporation, most recently those of President of 3Com Ventures, the investment division of 3Com Corporation, and Senior Vice President, Business Development and Global Marketing.

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