Kevin Mayer, former senior vice president of Disney, as byte skipping coo

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 Kevin Mayer, former senior vice president of Disney, as byte skipping coo


Kevin Mayer will be responsible for tiktok, Hello, music, games and other businesses, as well as byte beat global functional departments (excluding China), including enterprise development, sales, marketing, public affairs, security, legal affairs, etc. Kevin Mayer will report directly to Zhang Yiming, founder and CEO of bybeat.

In response to Kevin Mayers participation, Zhang Yiming said: at the beginning of the creation of byte jumping, there was an ideal of serving global users. Through continuous efforts and innovation, our products are enriching the lives of hundreds of millions of people around the world. People from all over the world are getting information, finding inspiration, building connections and delivering hope through our products. Kevins participation will bring us his successful experience in global business and help us continue to build a world-class management team. I look forward to working with Kevin to continue to promote the globalization of the company.

Kevin Mayer said: Im very happy to have the opportunity to join a good team like byte skipping. Tiktok has created a creative and positive global online community, which is a very rare achievement and refreshing for everyone. I am very excited to participate in the next phase of byte skipping development and continue to promote our products in all regions of the world. I personally thank the Disney team for their great achievements. I am particularly grateful to Bob Iger for his visionary leadership and guidance over the years, and I also admire Bob chapek very much. When I was ready to start a new business, I was lucky to gain the trust of Yiming and the board of directors. With our shared mission and vision, we will continue to drive byte leaping to grow globally.

Kevin Mayer has worked in Disney for many years. He was the senior executive vice president and chief strategy officer of the company, responsible for corporate strategy, business development and other departments, and promoted Disneys acquisition of Pixar Animation, marvel, Lucas film and 21st century fox. During his tenure as chairman of consumer and international business, Kevin Mayer successfully launched Disney streaming service Disney +, which has more than 50 million paid subscribers worldwide. Kevin Mayer has also been responsible for streaming services such as Hulu, ESPN + and hotstar, as well as international operations, global content and advertising sales, and has won a good reputation in the industry.

In recent years, the companys products and businesses have grown rapidly in the global market. In March this year, Zhang Yiming said in his letter that byte skipping has set up offices in more than 180 cities in 30 countries, with more than 60000 employees. In April, according to Bloomberg, byte jump launched global recruitment, opened 10000 new jobs, and the number of employees will reach 100000 by the end of the year. In May, data from sensor tower showed that the global download volume of tiktok exceeded 2 billion. The new record comes just five months after tiktok recorded 1.5 billion downloads. In addition to tiktok, byte skipping has launched a number of products and services around the world, including social media platform Hello, short video editing tool viamaker, leisure game distribution platform ohayoo, etc., which also has outstanding performance.

In October 2019, OLE obermann, a former Warner Music Group Executive, joined bytechop as music director. In December 2019, Theo Bertram, a former senior employee of Google, served as director of government relations and public policy in Europe. In January 2020, Erich Andersen, former chief intellectual property consultant of Microsoft, who had worked at Microsoft for more than 20 years, became Vice President of byte jumping legal affairs. In April 2020, Nick tran, a former Hulu executive, became head of marketing for tiktok North America. At the same time, Rohan Mishra, a former MasterCard executive, was the head of byte beat Hellos Indian market. Previously, helo also attracted chhandita Nambiar, a former Sony assistant vice president. According to the official announcement, with the addition of Kevin Mayer, Alex Zhu, the former president of tiktok, will be transferred to vice president of byte beat products and strategy, responsible for the companys strategy and product design. At the same time, the current positions of heads of tiktoks countries and regions remain unchanged. They will continue to perform their original duties and report to Kevin Mayer. The appointment will not affect byte beating business in China. Byte beating China China tiktok chairman Zhang Lidong continues to be responsible for the byte beating Chinas functional departments and commercial businesses, and byte beating CEO Zhang Nan, China continues to be responsible for the jitter, headlines, watermelon video and other products and businesses. They still report directly to Zhang Yiming. Source: Zhong Qiming, editor in charge of the first financial daily_ NF5619

In October 2019, OLE obermann, a former Warner Music Group Executive, joined bytechop as music director. In December 2019, Theo Bertram, a former senior employee of Google, served as director of government relations and public policy in Europe. In January 2020, Erich Andersen, former chief intellectual property consultant of Microsoft, who had worked at Microsoft for more than 20 years, became Vice President of byte jumping legal affairs. In April 2020, Nick tran, a former Hulu executive, became head of marketing for tiktok North America. At the same time, Rohan Mishra, a former MasterCard executive, was the head of byte beat Hellos Indian market. Previously, helo also attracted chhandita Nambiar, a former Sony assistant vice president.

According to the official announcement, with the addition of Kevin Mayer, Alex Zhu, the former president of tiktok, will be transferred to vice president of byte beat products and strategy, responsible for the companys strategy and product design. At the same time, the current positions of heads of tiktoks countries and regions remain unchanged. They will continue to perform their original duties and report to Kevin Mayer.