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Dan Burns, Former Vtech Executive, Joins LeapFrog As Vice President Of Sales

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EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced that Dan Burns has joined the company as vice president of sales. In his role, Burns will lead LeapFrog's efforts to drive sales of the company's award-winning products, including the recently unveiled LeapTV educational, active video gaming system designed specifically for children, the new LeapBand activity tracker, the innovative line of LeapPad tablets and more, all created to provide children with engaging and educational experiences.

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"Dan is an extremely valuable addition to LeapFrog as he will be managing the extremely important Walmart relationship. His strong critical thinking skills and solution-based insight in driving sales growth will further solidify our industry leading status," said Ken Adams, senior vice president of sales at LeapFrog. "With more than 30 years of industry experience in developing successful sales strategy, forecasting, inventory management metrics and cross-functional leadership, Dan will be an integral part of our mission to help children reach their full potential."

Prior to joining LeapFrog, Burns was vice president of sales at Vtech Electronics for 10 years, where he drove record sales revenue and profit, set the strategy for global brand and product development efforts, and led retail merchandising initiatives for all sales accounts. Burns previously held executive sales positions at Radio Flyer Corporation and Hedstrom Corporation, as well as management positions at Hasbro and Kolcraft.

"LeapFrog's impressive and innovative variety of products and comprehensive, forward-thinking approach to improving children's lives through educational entertainment makes me proud to be a part of the company," said Dan Burns, vice president of sales at LeapFrog. "I am excited to use my experience in developing successful sales strategies to further LeapFrog's inspiring efforts to deliver the world's best educational entertainment experiences to children."

Burns received his bachelor's degree from Illinois State University and his law degree from Loyola University.

About LeapFrog 
LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. is the leader in educational entertainment for children. For nearly 20 years, LeapFrog has created award-winning learning solutions that combine educational expertise, innovative technology and a child's love for fun. With experiences that are personalized to each child's level, LeapFrog helps children achieve their potential through LeapFrog's proprietary learning tablets, learn to read and write systems, interactive learning toys and more, all designed or approved by LeapFrog's full-time in-house team of learning experts. LeapFrog's Learning Path, the ultimate guide for parents on early childhood, is designed specifically to help support and guide their child's learning with personalized ideas and feedback, fun activities and expert advice. LeapFrog is based in Emeryville, California, and was founded in 1995 by a father who revolutionized technology-based learning solutions to help his child learn how to read. Learn more at www.leapfrog.com.     

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