Company Profile

RealNetworks Inc
Profile last edited on: 12/10/2023      CAGE: 1BCA6      UEI: M7NXASZ1NDD9

Business Identifier: Provider of artificial intelligence and computer vision based products
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Location Information

1501 1st Avenue S Suite 600
Seattle, WA 98134
   (206) 674-2700
Location: Multiple
Congr. District: 07
County: King

Public Profile

RealNetworks, Inc. provides digital media software and services in the United States, Europe, and internationally. Its Consumer Media segment offers RealPlayer media player, a software that enables consumers to discover, play, download, manage, and edit digital video, stream audio and video, download and save photos and videos from the web, transfer and share content on social networks, and edit their own photo and video content. This segment also licenses its codec technology to electronic equipment, microchip, and integrated circuit manufacturers. The company's Mobile Services segment provides digital media services to mobile and online service providers as software as a service offerings, which include intercarrier messaging services; KONTXT, a text message management, anti-spam, and classification product; ringback tone that enables callers to hear subscriber-selected music or messages; business intelligence, and subscriber management and billing for the carriers; RealTimes, a photo and video sharing platform that offers to wireless carriers for integration in their hosted cloud solutions; and SAFR, a computer vision platform. Its Games segment develops, publishes, and distributes casual games, including time-management, board, card, puzzle, word, and hidden-object games. It offers its casual games through mobile devices, digital downloads, and subscription play. RealNetworks, Inc. provides its products and services through direct and indirect channels comprising public relations, trade shows, events, and speaking opportunities; online channels, including social media; third party distribution partners; and third-party distribution channels, such as application storefronts, search engines, online portals, and content publishers. It offers its software and services to consumers, mobile carriers, device manufacturers, system integrators, and other businesses.

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Key People / Management

  Rob Glaser -- Chairman and CEO Rob Glaser

  Chris Wheaton -- President, COO and CFO

  Michael A Cooley -- Pres for KONTXT, Messaging & Telecom

  Paul Dipeso -- Pres of SAFR

  Eric Hess

  Brian Mcclain -- Interim CFO & Treasurer

  Michael Parham -- Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.

  Brian M Prenoveau -- Investor Relations

  Reza Rassool -- Chief Technology Officer

  Benjamin Rotholtz -- VP of Marketing