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RealNetworks Inc (RNWK.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Glaser

53 2014 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Marjorie Thomas

56 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer

Max Pellegrini

47 2014 President - Products and Marketing

Michael Parham

51 2012 Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Dominique Trempont

60 2013 Lead Independent Director

Bruce Jaffe

51 2015 Director

Chris Jones

47 2016 Director

Michael Galgon

2012 Independent Director

Dawn Lepore

61 2013 Independent Director

Janice Roberts

60 2010 Independent Director

Michael Slade

57 2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Glaser

Mr. Robert Glaser serves as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the company. Mr. Glaser, founder of the company, currently serves as our Interim Chief Executive Officer. He has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of RealNetworks since its inception in 1994 and as Chief Executive Officer of RealNetworks from 1994 through January 2010. Mr. Glaser has served as a venture partner at Accel Partners, a venture capital firm, since May 2010. Mr. Glaser’s professional experience also includes ten years of employment with Microsoft Corporation where he focused on the development of new businesses related to the convergence of the computer, consumer electronics and media industries. Mr. Glaser holds a B.A. and an M.A. in Economics and a B.S. in Computer Science from Yale University.

Marjorie Thomas

Ms. Marjorie Thomas has been appointed as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer of the Company effective February 4, 2015. Ms. Thomas' career spans nearly 30 years and includes senior finance roles at Intuit, Sony, and Hewlett-Packard. Most recently, she served as VP of Corporate Finance and Treasurer for financial software leader Intuit. At Intuit she managed the company's investments and capital strategy while overseeing a team of 43 finance professionals. Prior to Intuit, Ms. Thomas served as SVP, Finance and Corporate Controller of Sony Electronics where she was a member of the Sony Electronics Executive Committee. Before that, Ms. Thomas spent 20 years at Hewlett-Packard in several senior leadership positions. She began her career as a CPA at Arthur Andersen and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Boise State University.

Max Pellegrini

Mr. Max Pellegrini is a President - Products and Marketing of the company, since June 10, 2014. Prior to joining RealNetworks, Mr. Pellegrini served as chairman and chief executive officer of Dada.net S.p.A., a mobile web services company. In 2011, Dada.net was acquired by Buongiorno S.p.A., an international provider of mobile entertainment services. Buongiorno was acquired in July 2012 by NTT Docomo, a Japanese provider of mobile voice, data and multimedia services. Prior to joining Dada.net in May 2000, Mr. Pellegrini was a consultant with Andersen Consulting (now Accenture).Mr. Pellegrini holds a degree in business administration from the University of Florence.

Michael Parham

Mr. Michael Parham is a Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the company , since August 2012, and previously had served as Associate General Counsel since January 2004. Prior to joining our legal department in March 2000, Mr. Parham was an attorney with IBM, serving as Regional Counsel for IBM's Midwest region in Chicago. Mr. Parham began his legal career with the law firm of Chapman and Cutler in Chicago. Mr. Parham holds a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School.

Dominique Trempont

Mr. Dominique Trempont is Lead Independent Director the company. Mr. Trempont has served as a director of Daily Mail and General Trust plc, a producer of content, information analytics and events for businesses and consumers, since February 2011. Mr. Trempont has also served as a director of Energy Recovery, Inc., a manufacturer of efficient energy recovery devices utilized in the water desalination industry, since July 2008. From 2005 to November 2011, Mr. Trempont served as a director of Finisar Corporation, a company that develops and markets high speed data communication systems and software for networking and storage. From 2006 to April 2010, Mr. Trempont served as a director of 3Com Corporation, a network management company that was acquired by Hewlett Packard in April 2010. From 2003 to 2005, Mr. Trempont was CEO-in-Residence at Battery Ventures, a venture capital firm. Prior to joining Battery Ventures, Mr. Trempont was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Kanisa, Inc., a software-as-a-service company focused on enterprise self-service applications, from 1999 to 2002. Mr. Trempont was President and CEO of Gemplus Corporation, a smart card company, from 1997 to 1999. Prior to Gemplus, Mr. Trempont served as Chief Financial Officer and head of Operations at NeXT Software. Mr. Trempont began his career at Raychem Corporation, a materials science and engineering company focused on telecommunications, electronics, automotive and other industries. Mr. Trempont currently serves as a director of the privately held companies on24, Inc. and Trion Worlds, Inc. Mr. Trempont earned an undergraduate degree in Economics from College St. Louis (Belgium), a B.A. with high honors in Business Administration and Software Engineering (LSM) from the University of Louvain (Belgium) and a master’s degree in Business Administration from INSEAD (France/Singapore).

Bruce Jaffe

Mr. Bruce A. Jaffe is Director of the Company. Mr. Jaffe is a consultant and investor with Three Point Group, LLC, which he founded in 2008 and which focuses on early stage and growth technology companies. Mr. Jaffe served as Chief Financial Officer and EVP Corporate Development of Glam Media, a privately held media company, from May 2010 to December 2011. From June 1995 through February 2008, Mr. Jaffe held various positions at Microsoft Corporation, most recently serving as its Corporate Vice President, Corporate Development. Mr. Jaffe serves as a director of several privately held companies. Mr. Jaffe holds a B.S. degree from UC Berkeley and an M.B.A. from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

Chris Jones

Mr. Chris Jones is Director of the Company. He serves as Engineering Director for Microsoft Corporation, leading the engineering team for Microsoft Health spanning mobile, web, and cloud services, a position he has held sinceOctober 2015. Previously, fromFebruary 2000toOctober 2015, Mr. Jones served as a Corporate Vice President in various business divisions at Microsoft, including OneDrive & SharePoint, Windows Services, and Windows, where he led the engineering teams for several Microsoft products, such as OneDrive and OneDrive for Business, SharePoint Online and SharePoint Server, Outlook.com and other consumer services, and Windows XP. Mr. Jones joined Microsoft inAugust 1991, and held several program management and engineering roles prior to being named a Corporate Vice President. Mr. Jones currently serves on the Board of Trustees of The Bush School. Mr. Jones holds a B.S. degree in mathematical and computational sciences from Stanford University.

Michael Galgon

Mr. Michael T. Galgon is an Independent Director of the company. From April 2010 until its sale to Trulia, Inc. in August 2013, Mr. Galgon served as a director of Market Leader, Inc., a publicly traded company providing online technology and marketing solutions for real estate professionals. Previously, Mr. Galgon served as Chief Advertising Strategist for Microsoft Corporation from August 2007 until January 2009. In 1997, Mr. Galgon co-founded aQuantive, Inc., an internet media company, where he served in various roles, most recently as Chief Strategy Officer, from 1997 until the sale of aQuantive to Microsoft in August 2007. Prior to founding aQuantive, Mr. Galgon served as a full-time volunteer with AmeriCorps VISTA from October 1994 to October 1995 and as an officer in the U.S. Navy from 1990 to 1994. Mr. Galgon currently serves as a director of several privately held companies and of Global Partnerships, a Seattle-based nonprofit microfinance organization. Mr. Galgon holds an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School and an A.B. in economics from Duke University.

Dawn Lepore

Ms. Dawn G. Lepore is an Independent Director of the company. Ms. Lepore served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Prosper Marketplace, Inc., a privately held peer-to-peer lending marketplace, from March 2012 to January 2013. She served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of drugstore.com, inc., a leading online provider of health, beauty, vision, and pharmacy solutions, from October 2004 until its sale to Walgreen Co. in June 2011. Prior to joining drugstore.com, Ms. Lepore spent 21 years at the Charles Schwab Corporation and Charles Schwab & Co, Inc., a financial holding company, holding several leadership positions, most notably Vice Chairman of Technology, Active Trader, Operations, Business Strategy, and Administration, and Chief Information Officer. She also served as a member of Schwab’s executive committee and as a trustee of SchwabFunds. Ms. Lepore has served on the board of directors of AOL Inc. since October 2012 and on the board of directors of The TJX Companies, Inc. since June 2013. She also currently serves on the board of several privately held companies, and previously served on the board of directors of eBay Inc., from December 1999 to January 2013, and The New York Times Company from April 2008 to June 2011. Ms. Lepore holds a B.A. degree from Smith College.

Janice Roberts

Ms. Janice M. Roberts serves as an Independent Director of the company. Ms. Roberts serves as Venture Advisor of Mayfield Fund, a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm, after serving as its Managing Director since 2000. Ms. Roberts’ current areas of investment interest include mobility, wireless communications, networking and consumer companies. From 1992 to 2002, Ms. Roberts was employed by 3Com Corporation, a network management company that was acquired by Hewlett Packard in April 2010, where she held various executive positions, most recently serving as President of 3Com Ventures, the investment division of 3Com Corporation, and Senior Vice President, Business Development and Global Marketing. Ms. Roberts managed a number of the new business initiatives at 3Com, including its Palm Computing subsidiary. Previously, Ms. Roberts was Managing Director and President of BICC Data Networks Ltd., a network management company that was acquired by 3Com in 1992. Ms. Roberts’ early career was based in Europe and included various technology-related marketing and general management positions. Ms. Roberts serves on the boards of ARM Holdings, plc, a leading semiconductor IP company for mobile and consumer devices, several private companies and the advisory boards of Illuminate Ventures and SALT Branding. Ms. Roberts teaches classes on Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital at the Stanford School of business, and serves on the board of directors of the Ronald McDonald House at Stanford. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Honours) from the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom.

Michael Slade

Mr. Michael B. Slade serves as an Independent Director of the company. Mr. Slade is a co-founder of Second Avenue Partners, a provider of management, strategy and capital for early stage companies, where he has served as a partner since 2000. From 2005 to 2006, Mr. Slade served as a strategic advisor for RealNetworks. From 2002 to May 2007, Mr. Slade served as a director of aQuantive, Inc., a publicly traded digital marketing service and technology company that was acquired by Microsoft Corporation in May 2007. From 1998 to 2004, Mr. Slade served as a consultant and member of the executive team at Apple Inc. From 1993 to 1998, Mr. Slade was chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer of Starwave Corp., a Paul Allen-funded startup that was sold to The Walt Disney Corp. From 1983 to 1992, Mr. Slade held various executive and leadership positions with technology companies including Microsoft Corporation, Central Point Software, NeXT Computer, Inc. and Asymetrix Corp. Mr. Slade holds a B.A. in Economics from Colorado College and an M.B.A. from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.