TEMPE, Ariz., Oct. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Limelight Networks (Nasdaq: LLNW), a leading content delivery network (CDN) for digital media, announced today that Roxanne Ivory is joining Limelight as vice president of marketing. Ms. Ivory will lead Limelight's global marketing initiatives to further develop the company's brand and cement its leadership position in the content delivery market. Prior to joining Limelight, Ms. Ivory served as senior director of consumer marketing for Motorola's Connected Home business and also held senior marketing and communications positions at Apple and Inktomi.
"Limelight continues to expand at an exceptional pace in order to meet the ever-growing needs of our customers and their rich media content," said Jeff Lunsford, CEO, Limelight Networks. "Roxanne is a seasoned executive with over 17 years of experience marketing technology products and services -- both within B2C environments as well as B2B -- and her skills and experience matched precisely what we were looking for in a new head of marketing. We are proud to deepen our executive team strength with a proven leader who can help drive our business to new heights."
In addition to her role in expanding and developing the Limelight corporate brand, Ms. Ivory will drive the company's product and international marketing, oversee corporate communications, and build marketing programs to support a rapidly growing ecosystem of Limelight partners.
"Limelight has been at the forefront of a market created by the growing demand for rich user experiences," said Ivory. "As Limelight leads the next wave of advanced content delivery solutions, I am honored by the opportunity to join the executive team, and look forward to adding to the incredible market momentum that Limelight has created."
Ms. Ivory holds a bachelor's degree in management information systems and accounting from the University of Arizona. She also serves on the University of Arizona's Eller Business School Marketing Board.
About Limelight Networks
Limelight Networks is a high performance content delivery network for digital media, providing massively scalable, global delivery solutions for on-demand and live Internet distribution of video, music, games, software and social media. Limelight Networks' infrastructure is optimized for the large object sizes, large content libraries, and large audiences associated with compelling rich media content. Limelight is the content delivery network of choice for over 1,000 companies, including many of the world's top Internet, media and entertainment companies, including Microsoft Xbox Live, Sony Playstation 3, Akimbo, Amazon Unbox(TM), Belo Interactive, Brightcove, "BuyMusic" @ Buy.com, DreamWorks, LLC, Facebook, FOXNews.com, IFILM, ITV Play, MSNBC.com, NC Interactive and Valve. For more information, visit www.llnw.com.
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