Yappn Appoints Anthony R. Pearlman as Chief Technology Officer

NEW YORK, April 20, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Yappn Corp. (“Yappn” or “Company”) (OCTQB:YPPN), a leader in real-time language technology and translation is pleased to announce that Anthony R. Pearlman has been appointed Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Pearlman, a seasoned technology expert with over 25 years experience providing high-tech services and solutions to Government, Public, and Private Organizations will lead Yappn’s technology representation on major & critical opportunities as well as being responsible for guidance on technology plans and execution.

Ed Karthaus, President & CEO stated: “I am excited to have Anthony lead our technology department and support systems to maximize growth and revenue acceleration. His expertise will help us to deliver competitive advantage solutions to the marketplace.”

Mr. Pearlman is currently President and COO of Intertainment Media and has over 25 years background in all facets of technology and business development, combined with an extensive relationship network and global technology market knowledge. He was the President of Enghouse Systems Limited (TSX:ESL) for six years, where he was responsible for the operational management of a global software development company serving the needs of multiple verticals with a diversified offering of enterprise software and service solutions. Prior to working for Enghouse, Mr. Pearlman was the CIO for Valu-net Corporation for six years and was responsible for the operational management of one of the first leading edge eCommerce development companies in North America.

About Yappn

Yappn Corp. (OTCQB:YPPN) empowers brands to globalize their offerings and build larger market share by efficiently removing the language barrier in real-time. Focusing on the eCommerce market, Yappn is the most innovative supplier of Advanced Machine Translation Services, providing a complete customizable set of tools to engage consumers in up to 67 languages to support the entire sales cycle, in real-time, from online marketing to eCommerce sales and customer care.

Yappn provides high fidelity language services, utilizing its 3 US patents and proprietary technology to understand the true meaning of the message. System integration is quick and cost-effective, increasing efficiency, effectiveness and customer satisfaction.

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