NTN Buzztime, Inc. Appoints Christopher George as Chief Information Officer

Jun 10, 2010, 13:17 ET from NTN Buzztime, Inc.

CARLSBAD, Calif., June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NTN Buzztime, Inc. (NYSE Amex: NTN) today announced that Christopher George has joined the company as Chief Information Officer, effective immediately. Mr. George previously served as an outside consultant to NTN Buzztime in this capacity with a focus on optimizing and updating our infrastructure to support strategic growth plans, streamlining operations and implementing an ERP system.

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Commenting on the appointment, NTN Buzztime's Chief Executive Officer Michael Bush stated, "We are extremely excited to have Christopher join Buzztime in this critical role.  With his impressive information technology background helping businesses execute technology-based growth strategies coupled with the intimate knowledge of our operations, Christopher brings a wealth of IT, systems and software knowledge to NTN Buzztime that will help us further improve our execution across all aspects of our operations."

Mr. George's extensive experience in the technology industry has focused on the design and implementation of network and systems architecture in support of businesses seeking to leverage the Internet to enhance growth and lower operational expenses.  In early 2002, Mr. George utilized this experience to found Protelligent, Inc., a California-based technology consulting firm focused on network and systems services, custom software development, and ASP/Hosting services.

Prior to founding Protelligent, Mr. George held various technical leadership positions at growth companies in the high technology industry including InterKnowlogy, TheBigStore.com and Shopping.com.  

Mr. George studied Computer Engineering at California State University, Long Beach, and is a frequent speaker at technical trade shows and training seminars, such as the CMA/CAMGMA Leadership Conference, the Orange County Tech Conference, TechEd, MEC, and the Microsoft Partner Architecture Summit.

About Buzztime

NTN Buzztime, Inc. (NYSE Amex: NTN) is one of the most popular interactive bar and restaurant entertainment networks. Trusted for over 25 years by restaurant, bar and pub owners, Buzztime develops trivia, card and sports games and broadcasts them on the Buzztime Network to 4,000 locations throughout North America.  More than 1,000,000 registered players use a blue Playmaker or their Apple iPhone® to compete in more than 4,500,000 games each month.  Players spread the word and invite friends and family to their favorite Buzztime location to enjoy an evening of fun and competition or unwind from a hectic day.  Buzztime ups the fun factor – turning visitors into regulars and attracting new players every day of the week.  For the most up-to-date information on NTN Buzztime, please visit http://www.buzztime.com/.

Forward-looking Statements

This release contains forward-looking statements which reflect management's current views of future events and operations. These statements are based on current expectations and assumptions that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially. These risks and uncertainties include the risk of changing economic conditions, failure of product demand or market acceptance of both existing and new products and services and the impact of competitive products and pricing. Please see NTN Buzztime, Inc.'s recent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission for information about these and other risks that may affect the Company. All forward-looking statements included in this release are based on information available to us on the date hereof. These statements speak only as of the date hereof, and NTN Buzztime, Inc. does not undertake to publicly update or revise any of its forward-looking statements, even if experience or future changes show that the indicated results or events will not be realized.


    Kendra Berger

    Chief Financial Officer

    NTN Buzztime, Inc.

    (760) 438-7400


    Mark Collinson

    Senior Partner

    CCG Investor Relations

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