GLENDALE, Calif., June 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NOVA today announced that Graham Younger will be joining the Company as President & Chief Operating Officer later this month.
Mr. Younger joins NOVA from Box, Inc, a leading cloud company, where he has served as Executive Vice President, Worldwide Field Operations since February 2014. The announcement was made by NOVA CEO Lincoln Wallen, to whom Mr. Younger will report.
Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Wallen said: "We're excited to welcome Graham to NOVA and his appointment is a significant addition to our leadership ranks. He will oversee all business operations for the Company, which leverages DreamWorks' industry-leading CGi cloud-based technology for both commercial use and consumer engagement."
Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO of DreamWorks Animation and a NOVA board member, said: "Graham's addition to the NOVA team will enable us to accelerate our plan and grow our customer base by leveraging his notable experience in positioning technology to maximize value for the world's leading businesses. His wealth of experience in building winning cultures and rapidly scaling some of the most successful silicon valley cloud companies make him the ideal executive for this role."
Mr. Younger stated: "NOVA is positioned to become a transformative business, utilizing DreamWorks' established technology to revolutionize the design and consumer experience in a number of industries. Joining NOVA and the opportunity to work with Jeffrey, Lincoln and the entire team at this exciting stage is one that I simply could not ignore."
Mr. Younger has more than two decades of experience as a leader in the enterprise software industry, with a wealth of global experience building and rapidly scaling some of the world's leading technology businesses.
Early in his career, Mr. Younger worked for IBM and Oracle Corporation in a variety of sales and management positions in London, England before moving to the U.S. in 2005 with Cramer Systems. Following the acquisition of Cramer by Amdocs in 2006, Mr. Younger rejoined Oracle as Global Vice President of Sales.
In 2011, Mr. Younger joined SuccesssFactors, prior to the Company's $3.4B acquisition by SAP. As Senior Vice President & General Manager, he was responsible for over $1B in global SaaS & Human Capital Management software revenues, before joining Box, Inc as Executive Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations in February 2014. During his tenure at Box, he grew revenues from $100M to over $300M and was part of the executive leadership team that took the Company public in January 2015.
Developed by the creative minds and industry leading technologists of DreamWorks Animation, NOVA provides a scalable, accessible solution to enhance collaboration in the product design process by streamlining supply-chain decision making and bringing a new level of digital imagery to product marketing and consumer engagement. By delivering highly personalized photo-real product images and videos to mobile devices, in-store screens and interactive displays, NOVA transforms brands into digital manufacturers, enabling faster product decisions and delivering visibility across the enterprise. For inquiries please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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