Founder returns as the company loses its second chief executive in as many years.
Robert Kimball, who took over for Rob Glaser, departs after a year of working on a "transformation" of the media software company.
Glaser's latest venture is a videoconferencing company with an interesting, new social dynamic.
The RealNetworks founder is set to become a partner at venture capital firm Accel Partners, which bankrolled Real in the '90s.
Glaser says in interview that Hollywood should embrace RealNetworks' DVD-copying software as a means to kick-start disc sales.
The CEO of RealNetworks explains why Apple's model doesn't get his approval, but says Real will still give Apple users an optimum experience.
RealNetworks CEO says Apple's refusal to make iPod work with music services other than iTunes is result of Steve Jobs' "pig-headedness."