Josh Hug was the CEO and Co-Founder of which was acquired by in August of 2008. Prior to Shelfari & Josh served as Director of Devices at RealNetworks. At RealNetworks Josh helped create two businesses within the company. Before helping RealNetworks create a music device, Josh was RealNetworks’ Development Manager for DRM and Embedded Applications. While managing the DRM team he lead the technical integration of a company that Real acquired. Josh has a bachelor’s degree from Whitworth College where he double-majored in Computer Science and Mathematics.