SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VisualOn, Inc., the leading software provider for high-quality streaming media experiences across connected devices, today announced Dr. Andy Lin as Chief Executive Officer. The Board of Directors' appointment is effective as of January 7, 2014. Dr. Lin brings extensive experience in leading development and operation activities for both high-growth technology start-ups and established companies. Dr. Lin most recently served as the Vice President of Research and Development at Cadence Design Systems, a leader in global electronic design automation.
Dr. Lin has served as a member of VisualOn's Board of Directors for seven years and is well-versed in the company's operations. He brings over 20 years of leadership in complex technical industries including software and hardware sectors. Co-Founder Dr. Yang Cai, who previously served as Chief Executive Officer and led the company over the last ten years, will serve as VisualOn's Chief Strategy Officer as well as Chairman of the Board of Directors.
"VisualOn has established a leadership position within the video streaming industry as mobile video consumption continues to grow at a rapid pace," said Dr. Lin. "The company's success thus far is largely due to a dedicated and hardworking team, led by Yang Cai – his stewardship of the company has put us in a great position for the next growth phase, as the market for mobile media continues expanding. I'm looking forward to accelerating our impact on the market and bringing to our customers a high-quality audio and visual experience anytime, anywhere."
"We're thrilled to have Dr. Lin serve as Chief Executive Officer," said Yang Cai. "We're confident that he will accelerate VisualOn's success within the industry."
Dr. Lin holds a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Computer Engineering, a MS degree in Computer Science from University of California, Santa Barbara, and a BS degree in Computer Science from National Taiwan University.
VisualOn, Inc. is a Silicon Valley-based multimedia software company that enables rich entertainment experiences across smartphones, tablets, laptops, desktops, connected TVs, game consoles and other devices. VisualOn's unique patented technology is designed to be platform-agnostic for ease of integration with optimized quality and performance, and minimal power consumption. VisualOn's multimedia framework enables content providers to overcome device fragmentation issues and scale quickly for faster deployments. For more information, please visit www.visualon.com.
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