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Darren Feher is Conviva president, CEO

MUMBAI: Conviva, an online video solutions provider in the US has appointed Darren Feher as president and CEO.


Most recently executive vice president and chief technology officer for NBC Universal, Feher succeeds company co-founder Dr Hui Zhang who will assume the role of chief scientist, and will focus on driving product direction and innovation.
 
Feher spent nearly a decade at General Electric (GE) and NBC Universal and is regarded as the driving force behind the technical convergence of traditional television and digital media that helped position NBC Universal as a global leader. He is also credited with the company‘s advancements in online video, viral and social communities, interactive television, games, and mobile experiences.


Said Dr Zhang, "Darren‘s deep media experience and unique blend of organizational leadership, technical acumen and entrepreneurial spirit is exactly what Conviva needs as the company continues to set the gold-standard of quality in the online video space." 
 
Feher says, "At a time of significant change and innovation throughout the online video industry, new alliances are forming, business models continue to solidify and consumer behaviors are taking shape to support a continued increase in online video consumption coupled with a heightened expectation for the highest quality experience.

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