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Janice Roberts

Director

Ms. Roberts has been a director of RealNetworks since August 2010. Ms. Roberts currently serves as a Partner on the investment team of Benhamou Global Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm based in Silicon Valley. As a Partner, she advises a number of private companies. From 2000 to 2013, Ms. Roberts served as Managing Director of Mayfield Fund where she continues as a venture advisor. Ms. Roberts’ current areas of investment interest include enterprise digital transformation, such as productivity, collaboration, analytics, mobility and the Internet of Things. From 1992 to 2002, Ms. Roberts was employed by 3Com Corporation, a networking equipment 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 networking equipment 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 publicly traded Zebra Technologies, an industry leader in enterprise asset intelligence providing solutions and services for real-time visibility of operations, and Zynga, Inc., a leading developer of popular social and mobile games. She previously served on the board of directors of publicly traded ARM Holdings, plc, a leading semiconductor IP company for mobile and consumer devices, until its acquisition by SoftBank Group Corporation. She also serves as Co-Chair of GBx Global, an organization supporting entrepreneurship and technology businesses spanning the U.K. and U.S., and she sits on the advisory board of Illuminate Ventures. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Honours) from the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom.

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