Kennedy Resigns From Rambus

Kevin Kennedy to step down from Rambus board of directors

April 9, 2008

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LOS ALTOS, Calif. -- Rambus Inc. (Nasdaq:RMBS - News), one of the world’s premier technology licensing companies specializing in high-speed memory architectures, today announced that Dr. Kevin Kennedy has decided to step down as Chairman and a member of the Company’s Board of Directors, effective July 1, 2008, unless a replacement Board member is named earlier. Dr. Kennedy indicated that his planned departure is due to personal reasons.

“Kevin has provided strong leadership to the Rambus board, and we are thankful for his time and dedication,” said Harold Hughes, president and chief executive officer at Rambus. “His broad industry and management experience has greatly benefited Rambus during his five years of service on the board.”

Dr. Kennedy has served as a director of Rambus since 2003, and Chairman since June 2006. Dr. Kennedy currently serves as chief executive officer and a member of the Board of Directors at JDS Uniphase Corporation. The Rambus Board of Directors will in due course determine a replacement for Chairman, as well as evaluate potential new board members.

Rambus Inc. (Nasdaq: RMBS)

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