Tue, 07/21/2009

2009 Press Releases

RealNetworks Names Matt Hulett Chief Revenue Officer of RealGames

SEATTLE — July 21, 2009 — RealGames™, a division of RealNetworks®, Inc. (NASDAQ: RNWK), today announced Matt Hulett as Chief Revenue Officer for RealGames North America, a new position that will drive the games divisions direct-to-consumer and syndication efforts.

"Matt has a strong track record of developing and leading successful ecommerce companies," said John Barbour, president of RealGames. "We are thrilled to add an executive of his quality and experience to our team and are sure he will have a very positive impact on our North American businesses."

Hulett has more than 17 years of experience across diverse industries such as entertainment, travel, consumer and enterprise software. Most recently, Hulett was Chairman and CEO of Mpire Corp., a leader in advertising technologies such as WidgetBucks and AdExpose. During his time at Mpire, Hulett turned the company into one of the fastest growing online advertising publisher networks in its category, with two billion advertising impressions per month.

Prior to joining Mpire, Hulett was President and CEO of Expedia Corporate Travel, with P&L responsibility for the strategy and execution of Expedia's corporate travel business. Under his leadership, the business grew from zero to $1 billion in gross sales in under three years. Hulett has also held a number of other executive roles, including President of AtomShockwave and a former Group Manager at RealNetworks.

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RealNetworks, Inc. delivers digital entertainment services to consumers via PC, portable music player, home entertainment system or mobile phone. Real created the streaming media category in 1995 and has continued to lead the market with pioneering products and services, including: RealPlayer®, the first mainstream media player to enable one-click downloading and recording of Internet video; the award-winning Rhapsody® digital music service, which delivers more than 1 billion songs per year; RealArcade®, one of the largest casual games destinations on the Web; and a variety of mobile entertainment services, such as ringback tones, offered to consumers through leading wireless carriers around the world. RealNetworks' corporate information is located at www.realnetworks.com/company.