SAN FRANCISCO, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jawbone today announced that Marissa Mayer, chief executive officer of Yahoo!, has joined Jawbone's board of directors and Robert Wiesenthal, Chief Operating Officer/Corporate of Warner Music Group, will be joining Jawbone's board. Mayer also serves on the board of directors of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. and is also on the board of various non-profits, including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the San Francisco Ballet, and the New York City Ballet. Wiesenthal serves on the board of directors of TripAdvisor, Inc., and global pay-tv network operator Starz.
"We are entering a very exciting time in Jawbone's evolution and are thrilled to be adding such talented and highly experienced executives to our board," said Hosain Rahman, chief executive officer for Jawbone. "Marissa knows what it takes to scale a company from a few people to Fortune 500-sized and she brings exceptional software and services experience in consumer applications. Rob brings world-class expertise in the intersection of consumer electronics, digital services, media and content. He also brings a strong strategic financial sense to the company, having led multiple multi-billion dollar deals throughout his career. Most importantly, we are adding executives that will help us achieve our vision to create category-defining experiences, and ship great products."
"Jawbone brings together groundbreaking technology and beautiful design to help people live better," Marissa Mayer, CEO for Yahoo!. "I'm really looking forward to working with Hosain and the entire Jawbone team as they continue to build innovative new products and user experiences and scale the company for the future.""I am pleased to be joining Jawbone's board at such a transformative time for both media and technology," said Robert Wiesenthal, COO of Warner Music Group. "Jawbone is creating intuitive, well-designed products and leading the development of the global market in wearable devices. I look forward to helping Jawbone strategically evolve and grow."