Roxio Names William E. Growney Jr. Director of Legal Affairs

Apr 03, 2001, 01:00 ET from Roxio, Inc.

    MILPITAS, Calif., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Roxio, Inc., the digital media
 company from Adaptec, Inc., announced today that William E. Growney, Jr. has
 joined the company as Director of Legal Affairs.  Roxio's President and
 CEO Chris Gorog, to whom Mr. Growney will report, made the announcement.
     "Bill has some great experience working with public companies and
 facilitating M&A activity," said Gorog.  "We expect Bill to make a significant
 contribution to the team."
     Mr. Growney will work closely with executive staff and business
 development teams to negotiate potential corporate partnerships, acquisitions
 and customer contracts.  In addition, Mr. Growney will advise Roxio's
 executive staff on general legal issues and securities laws and will
 coordinate Roxio's outside legal service providers.
     Mr. Growney comes to Roxio from the law firm of Gunderson Dettmer Stough
 Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian, LLP, where he was a Corporate Senior
 Associate.  While there, he represented Actuate Corporation, Information
 Advantage, Inc. and InterTrust Technologies Corporation in their initial
 public offerings.  Mr. Growney has also represented a number of public
 technology companies in the acquisitions of both private and public companies.
     For over 10 years, Mr. Growney served in the Marine Corps Reserve and the
 California National Guard.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in both
 Political Science and Economics from University of California, Berkeley and a
 Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from Harvard University.
 
     About Roxio
     Roxio, Inc. (www.roxio.com) provides software that empowers people to
 create, manage and move digital media.  Roxio's suite of digital media
 products features the best selling CD burning software in the world, Easy CD
 Creator for Windows, and Toast, for Macintosh platform.  Roxio also markets
 GoBack, premier system recovery software that enable PC users to "Go Back" in
 time to recover from system crashes.  Roxio distributes its products globally
 through strategic partnerships with major PC and CD-R/RW manufacturers,
 national retail chains and Internet partnerships.  Roxio's products are also
 available at its website.  Headquartered in Milpitas, California, Roxio also
 maintains offices in Colorado; Minnesota; Germany, and Japan.  Roxio currently
 employs approximately 250 people worldwide.
 
 

SOURCE Roxio, Inc.
    MILPITAS, Calif., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Roxio, Inc., the digital media
 company from Adaptec, Inc., announced today that William E. Growney, Jr. has
 joined the company as Director of Legal Affairs.  Roxio's President and
 CEO Chris Gorog, to whom Mr. Growney will report, made the announcement.
     "Bill has some great experience working with public companies and
 facilitating M&A activity," said Gorog.  "We expect Bill to make a significant
 contribution to the team."
     Mr. Growney will work closely with executive staff and business
 development teams to negotiate potential corporate partnerships, acquisitions
 and customer contracts.  In addition, Mr. Growney will advise Roxio's
 executive staff on general legal issues and securities laws and will
 coordinate Roxio's outside legal service providers.
     Mr. Growney comes to Roxio from the law firm of Gunderson Dettmer Stough
 Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian, LLP, where he was a Corporate Senior
 Associate.  While there, he represented Actuate Corporation, Information
 Advantage, Inc. and InterTrust Technologies Corporation in their initial
 public offerings.  Mr. Growney has also represented a number of public
 technology companies in the acquisitions of both private and public companies.
     For over 10 years, Mr. Growney served in the Marine Corps Reserve and the
 California National Guard.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in both
 Political Science and Economics from University of California, Berkeley and a
 Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from Harvard University.
 
     About Roxio
     Roxio, Inc. (www.roxio.com) provides software that empowers people to
 create, manage and move digital media.  Roxio's suite of digital media
 products features the best selling CD burning software in the world, Easy CD
 Creator for Windows, and Toast, for Macintosh platform.  Roxio also markets
 GoBack, premier system recovery software that enable PC users to "Go Back" in
 time to recover from system crashes.  Roxio distributes its products globally
 through strategic partnerships with major PC and CD-R/RW manufacturers,
 national retail chains and Internet partnerships.  Roxio's products are also
 available at its website.  Headquartered in Milpitas, California, Roxio also
 maintains offices in Colorado; Minnesota; Germany, and Japan.  Roxio currently
 employs approximately 250 people worldwide.
 
 SOURCE  Roxio, Inc.