NEW YORK, Feb. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- GlassView, the leading social video distribution platform, today announced it was adding Chien Chung (Didi) Pei, the chairman of the China Institute and partner of the legendary Pei Partnership Architects, to its Board of Directors.
"We are thrilled to welcome Didi Pei to the GlassView Board of Directors," said James G. Brooks, Jr, Founder & CEO of GlassView. "Didi's impressive knowledge of marketing, digital media and intricacies of doing business in Asia will make his guidance and advice invaluable."
"I'm delighted to take a part in introducing this innovative company to the fast-growing and dynamic Asian market," said Pei. "I look forward to a productive relationship with the GlassView team and welcome the opportunity to assist as they continue their expansion into Asian markets."
In addition to being chairman of the China Institute, Pei, a son of world-renowned architect I.M. Pei, is a graduate of Harvard College and Graduate School and has spent most of his career working on projects in the U.S., China and elsewhere, including the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., and the Grand Louvre in Paris. He also served as designer-in-charge of the West Wing extension and renovation of Boston's Museum of Fine Arts in 1981 and 1986, among other museum/cultural projects. In addition, Pei directed the design of the new chancery building for the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Washington, D.C., which was completed in 2008.
Pei's addition to the Board of Directors comes after GlassView recently hired veteran marketer and entrepreneur Neeraj Bhagchandani to run the company's Singapore office. GlassView also has an office in Tokyo.
Pei joins a venerable team of industry leaders on GlassView's Board of Directors including Beauty and Well Being Founder & Editor Clémence von Mueffling; former LVMH North America Chairman Renaud Dutreil, who previously held several ministerial positions in the highest levels of French Government; Jim Porcarelli, CoFounder of MediaCom North America; former Conde Nast executive Stephanie Newhouse; CBS Revenue & Operations Executive Director Dennis Colon; former Vogue.com Creative Director Candy Pratts Price; and Gregory Baker, former UK Minister of Energy & Climate Change and current member of the House of Lords.
GlassView's mission is to ensure clients' videos appear on top-tier sites reaching the most engaged influential audiences. Best known for delivering the highest level of performance, the GlassView social video platform offers access to over 1.2 billion unique users worldwide, and over 250 million unique users in the United States (comscore Nov 2016), reaching 98% of the connected country. The GlassView team and Board of Directors features executives from Conde Nast, MediaCom, and LVMH. Launched in 2015, GlassView is headquartered in New York City and has offices around the world including Japan, London, Europe and the Middle East. For more information on GlassView, please visit www.glassview.com.