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mobZilla Intensifies Content and Partnership StrategiesRon Nenni, Former AOL Radio Executive, Joins Executive Team (November 14, 2005)
"Ron brings with him a critical breadth of expertise gained from the broadcasting and digital media industries, extensive relationships across a wide range of media companies and a proven record of success," said Mike Pinto, CEO of mobZilla. "He will be key in helping mobZilla strengthen its leadership in the mobile streaming media business and chart its path for future growth."
"This is a fantastic opportunity, and I'm excited to join a team of talented individuals," said Nenni. "mobZilla's unique business model delivers a strong value proposition to content companies, artists and music fans alike."
Nenni most recently served as executive director of the AOL Radio Network where he and his team developed and executed the programming strategy of the number one rated AOL Radio Network of more than 200 stations, created synergies with business development to engage third party programming, managed advertising sales relationships to monetize the product and collaborated with AOL Music to build successful partnerships with the music industry.
Prior to joining AOL, Nenni was the vice president of programming at the XACT Radio Network, which offered one of the first solutions for listeners to enjoy a personalized mix of content from a variety of genres and side channels. He also spent 16 years as program director and operations manager with Viacom's Infinity Broadcasting in the San Francisco Bay Area. A graduate of the Syracuse University Newhouse School of Communications, Nenni holds a degree in Television and Radio Broadcasting.
mobZilla is the first global wireless media company with a cross-platform mobile phone and PC content delivery service. mobZilla offers a streaming music service that allows subscribers to listen to professionally programmed channels and create a personalized music mix from more than 30 genres, including: Hip Hop, Pop, Rock, Latin and Country. With one subscription, listeners get commercial-free, unlimited access to the service from their mobile phone or PC.
The mobZilla service includes exclusive programming as well as an integrated solution for ringtone, full track and video purchases. mobZilla is privately held and located in La Jolla, Calif.
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