SOURCE: Producers Forum, Inc.

Producers Forum, Inc.

July 15, 2013 12:30 ET

Producers Forum™ Appoints Silicon Valley Veteran John Stringer as Chief Executive Officer

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 15, 2013) - Producers Forum, Inc., Palo Alto, CA, today announced the appointment of Silicon Valley veteran John R. Stringer as chief executive officer of the company. Producers Forum, www.producersforum.com, provides an easy means for real estate professionals to confidentially match motivated buyers and enthusiastic sellers. The national service, which launched in the greater San Francisco Bay Area, is a professional forum that securely organizes and aggregates all buyers and off-market sellers through their respective real estate sales professional.

In making the announcement, Founder and Chairman Eric Trailer said, "John Stringer brings a wealth of technology experience and capabilities to Producers Forum having served more than 30 years in senior executive roles of Silicon Valley companies, most recently as CEO of GigaMedia Limited, a major provider of on-line, web and mobile entertainment software and services and cloud computer services, including Giga Cloud Services. John's background in management, strategic planning, mergers & acquisitions and start-up formation adds critical skills to the Producers Forum senior management team."

Commenting on his joining Producers Forum, John Stringer said, "I am very excited and honored to be joining Producers Forum at this time. The company is a pioneer in providing yet another critical avenue for agents to enhance their fiduciary responsibility. The platform is unique, easy and effective in applying the benefits of technology to augmenting the reach of the real estate sales professional in well serving their customers. We look forward to expanding the company's reach nationally and re-empowering the real estate sales person."

In addition to his CEO role at GigaMedia Limited Holdings, Mr. Stringer serves on the board of Instant Mobile Solutions, a cloud based mobile service provider to the U.S. charitable giving industry. During his 30-year career in Silicon Valley, he served as chair and chief executive officer of Wyse Technology, executive vice president of Network Associates (McAfee and NGC) and president of the board of the Association for Corporate Growth, Silicon Valley. He is a graduate of the University of Houston with a Bachelor's in Business & Economics. He is a Founding Member of the Markkula Center for Business Ethics (University of Santa Clara); Former Chairman, Ballet San Jose; and Former Chairman, Symphony San Jose.

About Producers Forum
Producers Forum is a multi-patent pending, cloud-based exchange that is open to all licensed real estate sales professionals and will provide tiered services based on the membership level. It brings together Silicon Valley proven technology and methodologies to bring real estate pros, potential private buyers and off-listed properties together in minutes. Among the benefits to members are automated records matching, validated buyers database, off-market properties available for sale, preferred vendor lists, customer service assistance, monitoring of off-market transactions, messaging, simple navigation and an intuitive dashboard, among other features.

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