Seasoned Executive Brings US and Asia Startup Experience to Digital Display Content Management Leader
Aerva, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based content management platform for any kind of digital display, today announced that Young Sohn has joined the company’s Advisory Board. Sohn brings his extensive startup experience to Aerva, which focuses on helping advertisers, marketers and enterprises combine traditional display messages with social networks and dynamic content.
Sohn’s startup experience spans Silicon Valley and Asia. He is a member of the boards of directors for both Cymer, Inc. and Arm Holdings, plc and is the former the former CEO of Inphi Corporation, Inc, where he remains a Senior Advisor. Previously he was the president of the semiconductor products group at Agilent Technology, Inc. and chairman of Oak Technology, Inc. Prior to that, Sohn was president of the hard drive business of Quantum Corporation and also director of marketing at Intel Corporation.
Sohn was an advisor to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab’s OLPC (One Laptop Per Child) program from 2005 to 2007 and serves on the North America MIT Sloan School Board. Sohn holds a Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master’s degree from the MIT Sloan School of Management.
“Aerva offers a glimpse into the future of digital displays, whether those are outdoors, billboards, LCDs, tablets or even eInk. Aerva enables Brands to connect people through their mobile devices and social networks to the broad, place-base brand messages that have traditionally delivered results,” said Sohn.
“Sohn joining Aerva’s board is a testament to Aerva’s market-leading platform and stellar customer references and accentuates our intention to continue to expand our partnerships with Sohn’s guidance,” said Aerva’s CEO, Sanjay Manandhar.
Sohn joins existing Board members, Phil Guarascio and Steve Goldman, as well as George Adaniya, Peter Murray and Andrew Schulert on the Advisory Board of Aerva. Sanjay founded Aerva with the express intention of bringing an intuitive solution for place-based display networks and enterprises to manage digital displays and also allow mobile devices to interact with the displays (indoor, outdoor and the web).
Aerva enables real-time interactivity between mobile, social media applications and digital display networks, whether those are outdoor, place-based or enterprise. Aerva platforms offer a suite of software and services for creating, managing, delivering compelling content and experiences across digital media channels. Find Aerva online at http://www.aerva.com.
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