Vyond Hires Technology Veteran Andrew Chan as New Head of Engineering

SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vyond, a SaaS video creation company that allows everyone to create video quickly and easily, today announced Andrew Chan as the company’s new Head of Engineering.

Bringing more than two decades of experience managing software teams, designing high-performance and scalable systems, and delivering results-oriented project management, Chan will lead Vyond’s team of engineers as it continues to strengthen its leadership position in the video creation market. Specifically, Chan’s technical prowess will help Vyond build new and innovative technology, roll out new product features with greater velocity, and continually improve on already stellar information security and data privacy measures, all to drive growth in the market.

“We’re thrilled to add the expertise and technical leadership that Andrew brings to our team,” Chief Executive Officer Gary Lipkowitz said. “Leading our Hong Kong development team and as an integral part of Vyond’s leadership team, Andrew will help us keep pace with the growing demand for our market-leading video creation technology.”

Chan previously served as technical director at Wisers Information, leading a distributed Agile development team of dozens of engineers focused on big data solutions. In his new role, Chan will coordinate technology R&D, software development, and product delivery between the Asia Pacific development team and Vyond’s Bay Area commercial team.

“I’m excited to get started on such an innovative solution,” Chan said. “Vyond has such a great technical team in place and a strong work culture where people really enjoy collaboration and driving innovation.”

Vyond has nearly 100 employees across the globe. The company rebranded from GoAnimate in May 2018 to extend its market leadership position in video creation software. To learn more, visit vyond.com.

About Vyond

At Vyond, our mission is to put the power of video in the hands of everyone. Vyond allows people of all skill levels in all industries and job roles to create dynamic and powerful media. With features that go beyond moving text and images, you can build character-driven stories or compelling data visualizations that engage audiences and deliver results.

Founded as GoAnimate in 2007, Vyond has helped Global 2000 organizations, small businesses, and individuals produce more than 30 million videos.


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