SUNNYVALE, Calif., October 29, 2004
-- Silicon Image, Inc. (Nasdaq: SIMG), a leader in multi-gigabit semiconductor solutions for the secure transmission and storage of rich digital media, today announced the appointment of Patrick Reutens as chief legal officer. Reporting to Silicon Image's CEO, Mr. Reutens will be responsible for overseeing the company's strategic partnerships and intellectual property (IP) negotiations.
Commenting on Reutens' appointment, David Lee, Silicon Image chairman and CEO noted, "We are pleased to have someone of Patrick's caliber and vast expertise with technology transactions and intellectual property join the management team. His extensive experience in structuring and negotiating technology deals and semiconductor, systems and software IP, combined with his senior management and legal expertise, is a tremendous asset to our management team, and we look forward to his contributions as we execute on our digital media delivery strategy."
Reutens has extensive senior-level legal experience in the technology sector, having served as senior vice president, corporate development and legal affairs at Immersion Corp., as vice president of strategic licensing and intellectual property for Preview Systems, a software/internet company enabling distribution of music, video and other digital products, and earlier as director of licensing and corporate counsel for MIPS Technologies. Throughout the 1990s, Reutens counseled high-growth technology companies while an attorney at the Venture Law Group and at Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati. Mr. Reutens holds a B.Sc. in Physics from the University of Western Australia, a PhD in Physics from the University of Chicago and a J.D. from Yale Law School.
Speaking on his new appointment, Reutens stated, "I am excited to join a company with such an innovative technology and business strategy and look forward to assisting Silicon Image during this period of high growth and tremendous opportunity for expansion and proliferation of its standards-leading technologies."
In addition, David Lee, chairman and CEO, stated, "Our vice president and general counsel, Howard Freedland, will be leaving us to spend more time with his newly-expanded family. We appreciate Howard's contribution to SIMG and wish him well in his future endeavors." About Silicon Image
Headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., Silicon Image, Inc. designs, develops and markets multi-gigabit semiconductor and system solutions for a variety of communications applications demanding high-bandwidth capability. With its proprietary Multi-layer Serial Link (MSL™) architecture, Silicon Image is well positioned for leadership in multiple mass markets including PCs, consumer electronics, and storage. Silicon Image is a leader in the global PC/display arena with its innovative digital interconnect technology and is now emerging as a leading player in the fields of storage and consumer electronics by offering robust, high-bandwidth semiconductors. For more information on Silicon Image, visit www.siliconimage.com Safe Harbor Statement
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