Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Former Viacom Content Distribution Vice President Todd Brown Appointed The Chief Revenue Officer And Executive VP Of Business Development For US-Based Social TV Service Yap.TV

From C21Media:
Yap.TV adds NBCU exec

US-based social TV service Yap.TV has appointed former NBC Universal vice president Todd Brown as chief revenue officer and executive VP of business development.

Brown, a 20-year TV industry veteran, recently stepped down from his NBCU job, prior to which he was a division VP at Comcast, leading sales and marketing for networks such as E! Entertainment, Golf, Style, G4 and Sprout. He has also worked as VP of content distribution at Viacom, working with MTV, BET, and Nickelodeon.

Earlier this month Yap.TV added four new language options to its service and rolled out into 19 new countries in Europe, Latin America and Canada. The start-up is backed by Javelin Venture Partners and Blumberg Capital, counts Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak among its advisors.

Andrew McDonald