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08.23.2012

CNET DOWNLOAD.COM HIRES RAJIV THONDANOOR AS VICE PRESIDENT OF PRODUCT

Former Chief Product Officer of OpenInstall Will Drive Strategy for Download.com’s Products

SAN FRANCISCO, August 23 – CNET Download.com, a primary resource for free and paid software serving Windows, Mac and Mobile Users, announced today that it has hired Rajiv Thondanoor as Vice President of Product.  He will work with the executive team to ensure that the site continues to evolve along with the needs of the Download.com user base.

“Rajiv has a unique background, and one that lines up well with the growth areas of our business,” said Sean Murphy, General Manager of CNET Download.com.  “As Vice President of Product, Rajiv will be an instrumental player in delivering value to our user and developer communities.”

Previously, Thondanoor served as Chief Product Officer at OpenInstall, a cloud-based installer company subsequently acquired by AVG Technologies.  He played a key role in developing the installer product and its business.  Prior to OpenInstall, Thondanoor worked in various product roles at Yahoo! and Ask.com.  He has a Masters in Computer Science from UC Santa Barbara.

 

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Jenifer Boscacci (CNET, CBSNews.com, Download.com, TechRepublic & ZDNet)
415-344-2441
jenifer.boscacci@cbsi.com