Janice M. Roberts

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Janice M. Roberts, Director

Janice M. Roberts has served as one of our directors since February 2019. Ms. Roberts is an experienced global technology executive and venture capitalist based in Silicon Valley, where her board experience spans public, private, and nonprofit organizations. Since April 2014, she has been a partner at Benhamou Global Ventures, where she invests in early stage “cross-border” companies including SaaS, AI-powered platforms, collaboration and IoT solutions. Ms. Roberts currently serves on the boards of RealNetworks, Inc., Zebra Technologies, Inc. and Zynga Inc., and was most recently a director of ARM Holdings Plc until its acquisition by the SoftBank Group in 2016. From 2000 to 2013, Ms. Roberts served as Managing Director of Mayfield Fund, where she continued as a venture advisor until 2014, investing in wireless, mobile, enterprise and consumer technology companies. From 1992 to 2000, Ms. Roberts was employed by 3Com Corporation (later acquired by Hewlett Packard), where she held various executive positions, including Senior Vice President of Global Marketing and Business Development, President of 3Com Ventures and President of the Palm Computing Business Unit. She also serves on the advisory board of Illuminate Ventures and is Co-Chair of GBx Global.org, a curated network of British entrepreneurs and senior technology executives in the San Francisco Bay Area. Ms. Roberts holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (honors) from the University of Birmingham in the U.K. Ms. Roberts provides our Board with a valuable perspective based on her extensive executive and board-level experience with technology companies in multiple product areas and sectors, including networking and communications products, software, microprocessor technology, gaming and applications, spanning consumer, business and service provider markets.