LOS ANGELES, March 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Evite, the world's leading platform for bringing people together, announced the appointment of Yun Woo as the company's Head of Product. In this role, Woo will oversee the development and continued growth of the company's rapidly expanding product portfolio. He will be based in Los Angeles and report to CEO Victor Cho.
"We are thrilled for Yun to join our team. His proven record of effectively developing innovative and remarkable consumer products at scale makes him the ideal product leader as Evite embarks on our next phase of growth," said Cho. "His unique combination of technical expertise combined with his experience across diverse revenue channels will be invaluable as we continue to expand the scope of Evite's industry-leading digital invitation service."
Woo brings nearly 20 years of experience conceiving, designing and launching mobile apps and websites for the largest brands. Prior to Evite, Yun worked as Head of Product at Whalerock Industries, where he led the product team that developed and launched the extremely successful Kardashian/Jenner family native apps and sites across iOS and Android. He also has deep experience in monetization models, having worked with both advertising and subscription models at large scale.
These apps were ranked six out of the top 20 most downloaded Entertainment Apps, reaching tens of millions of downloads and subscribers. Woo was a part of the first team to integrate live streaming within a personalized mobile app experience, allowing celebrities to communicate directly with their fans.
"I am excited to contribute to a company whose values truly resonate with me," said Woo. "Evite's mission of bringing people together face-to-face is inspiring, and the ability to help make that happen through continued improvements in product design is an opportunity I can't wait to conquer."
Prior to Whalerock, Woo worked for Yahoo! for five years as a Senior Product Manager where he launched women-focused lifestyle sites using crowd-sourced content. Woo holds a degree from Yale University.
Evite is the world's leading digital invitation platform focused on bringing people together. With thousands of free and premium customizable designs which can be sent by email or text message, Evite makes celebrating face-to-face easier and more memorable for its 100+ million annual users and their guests. Real-time messaging and RSVP tracking make planning a breeze. Through Evite Donations, which has raised over $10 million dollars, users can invite guests to support a favorite charity or personal cause without leaving their invitation. Launched in 1998, the company has sent nearly 3 billion invitations. Evite is headquartered in Los Angeles and is a subsidiary of GCI Liberty, Inc. Visit www.evite.com to start planning, get inspired or download the Evite app.