Mr. Housman is expected to play an important role in this next phase and in the overall Company growth strategy. He brings 20 years’ experience building companies, identifying new opportunities and driving revenue growth for businesses across the media and technology landscape. From 2012 to 2016, Mr Housman served as Chief Executive Officer of Ora Media, the digital television network and production studio founded by television icon Larry King and noted investor Carlos Slim Helú. During his leadership Ora introduced an innovative model for hybrid production and distribution, developing franchises across both digital and linear channels, working with such networks as ESPN, HBO, Hulu, and RT, while also developing its own digital syndication network, generating in excess of 35 million views per month.
Mr Lyons brings a wealth of technical and marketing expertise in the connected car space to the Company as he currently heads up the SYNC AppLink European Business and Partner Development initiative within the Ford Connected Vehicle and Services Organisation in Europe.