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Jive Appoints Technology Industry Executive Balaji Yelamanchili to Board of Directors
Symantec, Oracle, EMC veteran brings extensive experience in enterprise software development, go-to-market and cloud transformation

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Jive Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: JIVE), today announced that Balaji Yelamanchili is joining its board of directors. He brings a distinguished career spanning technical, strategic and operational roles in the security, analytics, collaboration and content management markets.

Jive Appoints Technology Industry Executive Balaji Yelamanchili to Board of Directors

"Balaji's extensive experience managing world-class product and go-to-market teams, together with his expertise in building offerings for the cloud, will be an important contribution to Jive and our board as we continue to innovate our cloud architecture and product offerings," said Elisa Steele, chief executive officer at Jive Software. "In addition, his deep knowledge of the software ecosystem will be a valuable resource as we further deliver on our vision of one unified Jive WorkHub that captures, measures and influences all digital interactions to bring employees, customers and partners together."

Mr. Yelamanchili is currently executive vice president and general manager at Symantec, where he has overall responsibility for the company's enterprise security products and services business. Previously, he led strategy, development and go-to-market for business intelligence and enterprise performance management products at Oracle. Prior to Oracle, Mr. Yelamanchili was co-general manager for the content management and archiving business at EMC Corporation.  

"Jive's cloud product has gained popularity as the company has accelerated innovation and increased functionality over the past year," said Balaji Yelamanchili. "With Jive's strong track record in the enterprise collaboration market and recent achievement of reaching non-GAAP operating profitability, the company is positioned to grow and extend its leadership position over the long term."

About Jive Software 
Jive (Nasdaq: JIVE) is the leader in accelerating workplace digital transformation for organizations, enabling people to work better together. The company provides industry-leading Interactive Intranet and Customer Community solutions that connect people, information and ideas to help businesses outpace their competitors. With more than 30 million users worldwide and customers in virtually every industry, Jive is consistently recognized as a leader by top analyst firms, including Gartner Inc. and Aragon Research. More information can be found at or the Jive Blog.

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