SOURCE: Pandora Networks, Inc.

August 22, 2007 06:00 ET

Communications Industry Veteran Joins Pandora Networks Management Team

Rob Mainor Brings Over 20 Years of Senior Level Experience as New Executive Vice President of Business Development

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - August 22, 2007) - Pandora Networks (www.pandoranetworks.com), a leading provider of on-demand IP communications services for the small and mid-sized businesses, today announced the appointment of Robert Mainor as Executive Vice President of Business Development. Mainor will report directly to the CEO, Arthur Chang.

In his new role, Mainor will be responsible for overseeing Pandora's growth mission and strategic partnership. Mainor will work closely with the executive management team at Pandora to drive development of new business opportunities.

"We are extremely excited to have Rob join our team. His deep understanding of the communications industry, both from a marketing and operations point of view, makes him uniquely qualified to help Pandora develop and acquire new business opportunities," said Arthur Chang. "With Rob's experience and our unique technology and strategic partners, we foresee incredible growth opportunity in the near future."

Mainor brings strong business acumen to his new role at Pandora, with over 20 years of experience helping guide companies through rapid growth. Mainor was formerly co-founder and COO of SunRocket. Prior to SunRocket, Mainor was the President of Xpedite Systems, a $200M multi-modal communications services company. Prior to Xpedite, Mainor held senior executive positions with COLT Telecom Plc, Bell Atlantic and Compuserve. Mainor holds a bachelor's degree in economics and a master's degree in economics and statistics from Auburn University.

"I looked at a number of interesting opportunities in the communications sector and really felt that Pandora has the most compelling and unique technology and business model for going after strategic partners and delivering the most complete solution to the SMB marketplace. That was exciting to me," said Robert Mainor.

About Pandora Networks

Pandora Networks is a leading provider of on-demand IP communications services for the small and mid-sized businesses. The Company's Worksmart solution integrates voice and IP calling, switchboard and call-distribution services, instant messaging and conferencing, with options for advanced collaboration and call center support. Pandora's service-based, hosted on-demand delivery keeps capital investment low and aligns operating expense to business value. Worksmart services are co-branded and re-sold exclusively through service providers, distributors and resellers. The Company is privately held with headquarters in Sunnyvale, California. For more information, visit http://www.pandoranetworks.com or call +1 408.702.2200.

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