PLAINVIEW, NEW YORK--(Marketwire - Aug. 29, 2012) - NeuLion, Inc. (TSX:NLN), the leading Internet video technology provider for delivering live and on-demand content to any Internet-enabled device, announced today that long time industry executive, Greg Willis, will join the company as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
Greg spent the last four years at HP, most recently as their Global Account and General Manager in the Communications, Media and Entertainment industry. Having previously worked for Accent Media, the Food Network and HBO, Greg brings considerable experience to NeuLion as the company continues its growth in the professional sports, college and TV Everywhere markets.
"Greg is a global sales, marketing, and business development leader with extensive experience in driving the growth of digital media businesses" said Nancy Li, CEO of NeuLion. "We are excited to have Greg join our team of executives as we continue to build the best and leading internet video company in the world."
As Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Greg will be responsible for increasing the company's market share and sales volume and will take on the day to day responsibilities for driving new sales at NeuLion.
"NeuLion customers today represent some of the largest sports and entertainment companies in the world. The experience and success NeuLion has created for its customers is second to none. I am excited to have the opportunity to be part of a great team of people as we continue to build for the future," said Willis.
Founded in 2000, NeuLion, Inc. (TSX:NLN) offers the true end-to-end solution for delivering live and on-demand content to any Internet-enabled device. NeuLion enables content owners and distributors, cable operators and telecommunications companies to capitalize on the massive consumer demand for viewing video content on PCs, smartphones, iPads and other similar devices. NeuLion's customers include major entertainment, sports, global content and news companies. NeuLion is based in Plainview, NY. For more information about NeuLion, visit www.neulion.com.
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