NEW YORK, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- YOU On Demand Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: YOD) ("YOU On Demand"), a leading multi-platform entertainment and Video On Demand company in China, has announced the appointment of Mr. Kevin Lin as its Chief Technology Officer.
An industry expert with a career spanning more than 20 years, Kevin will be responsible for all facets of YOU On Demand's technology, product, and operations initiatives, including technology development, product management & marketing, content production and operations. Kevin will be based in China and report to the company's CEO.
"We are extremely delighted to welcome Kevin to YOU On Demand's global leadership team," said CEO Weicheng Liu. "Kevin is a world-class technologist with proven leadership in the development of innovative products and services. I am confident that Kevin's arrival will greatly help our continued growth as a content distribution company and additionally, help drive strategy as we move forward to become a full-fledged consumer services business."
Prior to joining YOU On Demand, Kevin served as a principal architect at Huawei's Silicon Valley Research Labs, advising internally on key technology disruptions and major shifts. In addition, Kevin has filed over 10 utility patents in the multimedia and wireless space.
Kevin started his career with Nortel, Ericsson, and Alcatel, and later developed his leadership skills with start-ups at varying stages in Silicon Valley. Kevin has extensive experience in content delivery networks, online/mobile video, social networks and data analytics.
Kevin has a B.S. and M.Sc. in computer science and holds an MBA from the University of Alberta in Canada.
About YOU On Demand Holdings, Inc. (http://www.yod.com)
YOU On Demand (NASDAQ: YOD), is a leading multi-platform entertainment company delivering premium content, including leading Hollywood and China-produced movie titles, to customers across China via Subscription Video On Demand and Transactional Video On Demand. The Company has secured alliances with leading global media operators and content developers. YOU On Demand has content distribution agreements in place with many of Hollywood's top studios including Disney Media Distribution, Paramount Pictures, NBC Universal, Warner Bros., Miramax Films, Lionsgate and Magnolia Pictures, as well as a broad selection of the best content from Chinese filmmakers. The Company has a comprehensive end-to-end secure delivery system, governmental partnerships and approvals and offers additional value-added services. YOU On Demand has strategic partnerships with the largest media entities in China, a highly experienced management team with international background and expertise in Cable, Television, Film, Digital Media, Internet and Telecom. YOU On Demand is headquartered in New York, NY with its China headquarters in Beijing.
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