Pandora Elects Elizabeth A. Nelson to Board of Directors
OAKLAND, Calif., July 17, 2013
OAKLAND, Calif., July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Pandora (NYSE:P), the leading
internet radio service, today announced thatElizabeth A. "Betsey" Nelson has
been elected to the board of directors, effective as of July 15, 2013.
Additionally, she will join the company's audit committee.
"Betsey has a stellar track record of ensuring the integrity and transparency
of companies through her work on several high-profile boards," said Joe
Kennedy, Chairman and CEO of Pandora. "Betsey brings expertise and experience
serving companies at the center of growth and innovation in technology –
including those in the mobile space, cloud and digital media. We couldn't ask
for a better fit for Pandora's board of directors."
Ms. Nelson has served on multiple boards of technology companies. Ms. Nelson
currently serves on the boards of Nokia and Brightcove, Inc., as a member of
the audit committee and audit committee chair respectively. Other public
company board experience includes serving as a director of Ancestry.com, from
2009 to 2012; SuccessFactors, Inc., from 2007 to 2012; Autodesk, Inc., from
2007 to 2010; and CNET Networks, Inc., from 2003 to 2008.
From 1996 through 2005, Ms.Nelson served as the Executive Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer at Macromedia, Inc., where she also served as a
director from January 2005 to December 2005. Prior to joining Macromedia,
Ms.Nelson held various roles in finance and corporate development at
Hewlett-Packard Company, an information technology company.
Ms.Nelson holds an M.B.A. in Finance with distinction from the Wharton School
at the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. from Georgetown University.
Pandora(NYSE: P) gives people music and comedy they love anytime, anywhere,
through connected devices. Personalized stations launch instantly with the
input of a single "seed" - a favorite artist, song, or genre. The Music Genome
Project^®, a deeply detailed hand-built musical taxonomy, powers the
personalization of Pandora^® internet radio by using musicological "DNA" and
constant listener feedback to craft personalized stations from a growing
collection of more than one million tracks. Tens of millions of people turn on
Pandora every month to hear music they love. www.pandora.com
Contact: Mollie Starr, Pandora Communications and Public Relations,
firstname.lastname@example.org or Dominic Paschel, Corporate Finance and Investor
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