Seasoned management to spearhead SPORTTU Vertical Business Development, Sales and Marketing, and Strategic Partnerships in Brazil
NEW YORK. NY, July 14, 2016 (PRNEWSWIRE) – SKYY Digital Media Group (www.SKYYDMG.com), a media technology company with one of the world’s largest real-time content aggregation and social media platforms, announced today the appointment of Ronaldo Kos as Country Manager, to oversee the SPORTTU (corporate.sporttu.com) business vertical in Brazil.
Earlier this week, SKYY Digital Media Group announced the opening of its new São Paulo, Brazil office to continue to expand its SPORTTU brand across Latin America. Mr. Kos will focus on further developing SPORTTU’s telecommunications and media partnerships in the region. He will also foster relationships with brands, professional leagues, teams and athletes to provide SPORTTU’s unique fan solution and the ability to distribute content through our industry leading telecommunications and media partners.
“Mr. Kos has a proven track record of success in building businesses and brands both regionally and globally, a passion for the Brazilian sports market and more than 20 years of experience leading technology, services and solutions for multinational companies such as Datacard Group, Intralot, American Bank Note Co., and Oberthur,” stated Juan Carlos Barrera, President of SKYY Digital Media Group. “He is a great addition to both our Latin American management and our rapidly growing global management structure and has already begun developing strategic business partnerships and clientele for SPORTTU.”
“I am very excited to join SKYY Digital Media Group and to head up SPORTTU in Brazil,” stated Mr. Kos. “Coming off of the recent World Cup Soccer tournament and now leading into the 2016 Summer Olympics provides a great opportunity for SPORTTU to tap into a dedicated and passionate sports audience in the Brazilian marketplace. Brazil is known as the land of soccer, but we also love volleyball, basketball, MMA, F1 and others, and follow Brazilian athletes across the world. The SPORTTU platform is the first technology solution that delivers personalized global sports content in one place. I am very excited by the way the SPORTTU platform is being received by industry leaders here in Brazil and for the growth opportunities in the country.”
About SKYY DIGITAL MEDIA GROUP: SKYY Digital Media Group, Inc. headquartered in New York City, with global offices in Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and India, empowers businesses with the ability to create personalized and engaging digital content experiences for their customers. The company has created a groundbreaking content technology platform which aggregates and categorizes large amounts of content. SKYY Digital Media Group is uniquely positioned to help business partners capitalize on the convergence of the technology, media and telecommunications industries. After five years of development, over $35 million of technology capital investment and the completion of successful global beta testing, the company launched its sports vertical, SPORTTU, the first of various digital media verticals planned for the coming year.
About SPORTTU: SPORTTU is a subsidiary of SKYY Digital Media Group and builds the ultimate fan app (mobile and web) experience for telecommunications and media companies, sports teams and leagues, federations, universities, athletes and brands. Our partners have access to the SPORTTU global sports content engine and unique digital tools which create a comprehensive, customizable and personalized fan experience.
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