Rob Glaser

RealNetworks
Chairman & CEO
RealNetworks
Chairman & CEO

Rob Glaser is an Internet technology and media pioneer.

Rob founded Real in 1994. Rob scaled the company to several hundred million in revenue and a successful IPO before stepping away. In July 2012, Rob returned to Real to help lead the company through its next period of innovation & growth.

Real operates in 3 sectors: GameHouse, Mobile Services, and Consumer Media. Real also owns ~43% of Rhapsody/Napster.

Rob Chairs the Glaser Progress Foundation and the RealNetworks Foundation. Rob loves meeting great entrepreneurs and in special cases investing in them.

Prior to RealNetworks, Rob spent 10 years at Microsoft. Rob is a graduate of Yale, with a MA in economics and a BS in computer science. He & his family live in Seattle.