RealNetworks Names Corporate Development Head

Seattle-based RealNetworks said today that it has named Edmund O. Belsheim, Jr. as its new Senior Vice President of Corporate Development. Belsheim was previously at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, and also had served as President, COO, and Chief Administrative Officer at InfoSpace. Belsheim also has served at Perkins Coie, Bogle & Gates, Penwest Pharmaceuticals, Penford, and Dewey Ballantine. RealNetworks said that Belsheim is part of a team that is looking to "revitalize" the company.