David Eun is AOL Media and Studios president

MUMBAI: AOL has announced that David Eun will join the company as AOL Media and Studios president, effective 1 March.

As AOL’s chief content executive, Eun will be responsible for the company’s more than 80 content sites, its new publishing platform, as well as the newly acquired StudioNow video platform and AOL’s NYC and LA studios.
Eun will report to AOL chairman and CEO Tim Armstrong and will be based in New York. He succeeds AOL Media president Bill Wilson, who will transition out of the role after nine years with AOL.

Until 2006, Eun helped to oversee AOL as Vice President, Operations for the media and communications Group at Time Warner Inc. In that role, he helped provide operational oversight and develop new businesses, particularly in digital distribution and broadband content and services, for the company’s AOL, Time Warner Cable and Time, Inc. divisions. Eun joins AOL from Google, where as Vice President, Strategic Partnerships, he was responsible for managing global content partnerships with Google and YouTube. 
AOL is one of the largest producers of original content on the Web, with more than 80 official AOL and custom-built sites including more than 20 which rank in the top five in their US comScore Media Metrix category.

Approximately 80 per cent of AOL’s content is originally produced by a growing team of staff and freelance journalists, including nine Pulitzer Prize Winners. AOL also produces more than 50 original video productions a month.

Before joining Time Warner, Eun was a partner at Arts Alliance, a venture capital firm focusing on digital media, information technology and business services.

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