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TMCNet:  Unwired Planet Appoints David Lockwood to Board of Directors

[January 21, 2013]

Unwired Planet Appoints David Lockwood to Board of Directors

Jan 21, 2013 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) -- Unwired Planet announced that David Lockwood was appointed to the company's board of directors. Lockwood is currently the CEO and President of EnergySolutions, Inc., an environmental services and technology company.

According to a release, Lockwood replaces Henry Nothhaft, who resigned from the board of directors effective Jan. 14.

"Mr. Lockwood brings executive level experience in monetizing IP and will provide key insight as we continue to pursue our patent monetization strategy. His knowledge of the IP industry, coupled with his telecommunications and investment background, will make a valuable addition to our board and we look forward to working with him," said Peter Feld, Chairman of the Board.

Prior to EnergySolutions, Lockwood was chairman and chief executive officer of Liberate Technologies, a provider of applications and services to the telecommunications, satellite and cable industries. Before Liberate Technologies, he was CEO and President of Intertrust, a supplier of digital rights management and computing systems. Lockwood also worked in the financial services industry at Goldman Sachs, where he was a Managing Director and was previously a partner at ValueAct Capital.

Unwired Planet, Inc. is a provider of mobile Internet.

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