FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Jan. 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hang w/, the premier live-streaming video, social-media platform, announced today that Keith Angell has joined the company's Board of Advisors.
Mr. Angell is Vice President, Global Centers of Excellence, IBM Global Technology Services. He has a distinguished entrepreneurial career, having been an officer at five startup companies and having held executive positions at four public technology companies. He earned a BS in Engineering magna cum laude from Duke University, an MS in Engineering from Northeastern University, and an MBA in Finance from Louisiana State University. Mr. Angell has published more than 50 articles on the intersection and optimization of technology and finance.
"Keith is a seasoned tech entrepreneur and his advice has been invaluable," said Andrew Maltin, Hang w/ CEO and Founder. "We are honored that he's agreed to join our Board of Advisors."
The Hang w/ platform, which allows users to "hang with" each other via live streaming video and simultaneous chat, recently announced that it has passed the coveted million-download milestone. Using Hang w/, anyone with an iPhone, iPad or Android device is able to broadcast and share experiences live with friends, family and followers worldwide.
"I've been greatly impressed by both the Hang w/ technology and by the vision of management," said Angell. "I'm looking forward to helping the team maximize their opportunity in the exciting and rapidly growing social media space."
Growth of Hang w/ has been largely driven by social media support from many notable musicians, athletes, actors and entertainers who use the platform to build a meaningful social media relationship with their fans. To date, the Hang w/ platform has attracted more than 100 celebrities and athletes including Lucy Hale, Larry the Cable Guy, 50 Cent, Timbaland, Kaskade, Paula Abdul, Terrell Owens, Cheech and Chong, and Jamie Kennedy.
About Hang w/
The "Hang w/" app connects people through live streaming video and simultaneous chat, allowing anyone with an iPhone, iPad or Android device to broadcast live to thousands of viewers revolutionizing the social media landscape. To date, the Hang w/ platform has attracted more than 100 celebrities and athletes including Larry the Cable Guy, 50 Cent, Timbaland, Kaskade, Paula Abdul, Terrell Owens, Cheech and Chong, and Jamie Kennedy.
Hang w/ was incubated by MEDL Mobile, Inc. – a mobile industry pioneer that has architected, created, developed, marketed and monetized hundreds of mobile apps and driven more than 22 million downloads. MEDL Mobile is the majority shareholder of Hang With, Inc.
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