New York, NY - May 25, 2006 - Macrovision® Corporation (Nasdaq: MVSN) today announced that Brian Vile, vice president of eMeta products for Macrovision, has been elected to the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) Software Division Board by the members of the SIIA. The Board is a volunteer group of industry leaders from SIIA member organizations that sets the agenda and direction of the Software Division.
"Brian Vile is an accomplished software executive and a welcome addition to a top-notch team who will guide the activities of the Software Division moving forward," said David C. Thomas, Executive Director of the SIIA Software Division. "We're thrilled about the high caliber of the Division's new leadership, as well as the subsequent opportunities in store for the SIIA and its members."
"We believe Brian will be a tremendous asset to the SIIA's Software Division," said Fred Amoroso, CEO of Macrovision. "We're excited Macrovision will be represented on the Board of this esteemed and valuable organization, and at such a critical time in the evolution of the software and information industries."
As vice president of eMeta products, Brian is responsible for product management, development and support for eRights Suite, including RightAccess and RightCommerce, and the hosted version of the Suite, eRightsWEB. These solutions allow digital goods and service providers to license and sell their Web-based products – text, audio, video, streaming media, games and applications – via subscription and in other, virtually limitless, configurations.
Prior to his current role, Brian served as Macrovision's vice president responsible for installation tools, including InstallShield and InstallAnywhere. Before Macrovision, he held senior-level roles at Information Resources Incorporated, Hewlett Packard and Motorola. Brian received a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from Lehigh University, as well as an MBA in finance and operations from Indiana University.
The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to more than 800 leading software and information companies. For further information, visit www.siia.net.
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