Immersion Corporation, a developer and licensor of touch feedback technology, has appointed Paul Norris as chief financial officer (CFO), effective 14 May 2012. Norris was executive vice president (EVP), CFO and general counsel of Sonic Solutions, a digital media company which licensed software products and entertainment solutions.
During his tenure at Sonic Solutions, Norris managed global financial operations, legal strategy, domestic and international merger and acquisition transitions, and Sonic Solution’s eventual sale in 2011 to Rovi Corporation, a digital entertainment technology solutions and IP licencing company. Subsequent to the sale of Sonic Solutions, Norris served as an executive advisor to Rovi, assisting with acquisition integration activities, and as a partner at Accanto Partners, an investment fund focusing on technology and digital media companies.
Prior to joining Sonic, he was also a founding partner of Steiner Norris, a Seattle-based law firm focused on advising technology companies. A veteran of the technology industry, Norris holds a Bachelor’s degree from Yale University and a Law degree from Harvard Law School.
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