PLAINVIEW, N.Y., Aug. 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NeuLion, Inc. (TSX:NLN), a leading technology product and service provider that specializes in the digital video broadcasting, distribution and monetization of live and on-demand content to Internet-enabled devices, today announced that the Company’s Board of Directors has appointed Ed Goren to serve as a director, effective August 2, 2017. Mr. Goren’s appointment increases the size of NeuLion’s Board of Directors to 10 members.
“Ed Goren’s extensive experience with, and deep knowledge of, the entertainment and sports television industry well suit him to make a significant contribution to NeuLion’s Board of Directors,” said Nancy Li, Executive Chair of NeuLion. “We welcome Ed as a new director and anticipate many benefits from his insights.”
Mr. Goren, a 47-time Emmy Award winner whose sports career spans more than five decades, is currently the President of Goren Media Group, a TV sports consulting business. Mr. Goren joined FOX in 1994 to help launch FOX Sports and served as FOX Sports’ Executive Producer through July 2014. He also served as Vice Chairman of FOX Sports Media Group from May 2010 through July 2014. During his tenure at the network, Mr. Goren oversaw all aspects of FOX Sports’ production, hiring some of the top sports broadcasting talent in the country and spearheading the division’s strategy of pursuing major event programming.
From 1991 until 1994, Mr. Goren was Senior Producer at CBS Sports, where he worked on nearly every sport the network broadcast. In 1990, he was the producer of CBS Sports’ Major League Baseball studio program. From 1986 through 1989, he was the producer of CBS Sports’ The College Football Report and the annual Heisman Trophy Award presentation. Other credits at CBS Sports include serving as producer of National Football League, National Basketball League and National Collegiate Athletic Association basketball broadcasts. He joined CBS Sports in 1975 as a coordinating producer for CBS Sports Spectacular, the network’s sports anthology series, having started at CBS in 1966 as a copy boy in the news division.
Mr. Goren was inducted into the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame in October 2011 and the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame in December 2012.
“Throughout my career, I’ve always looked to elevate the viewing experience for the audience,” said Mr. Goren. “Today, technology has fundamentally changed the relationship consumers have with television, and NeuLion is leading this change by helping content owners deliver and personalize their OTT video experiences. It’s exciting for me to be part of their team.”
NeuLion, Inc. (TSX:NLN) offers solutions that power the highest quality digital experiences for live and on-demand content in up to 4K on any device. Through its end-to-end technology platform, NeuLion enables digital video management, distribution and monetization for content owners worldwide including the NFL, NBA, World Surf League, Univision Deportes, Euroleague Basketball and others. NeuLion powers the entire video ecosystem for content owners and rights holders, consumer electronic companies, and third party video integrators through its MainConcept business. NeuLion’s robust consumer electronics licensing business enables its customers like Sony, LG, Samsung and others to stream secure, high-quality video seamlessly across their consumer devices. NeuLion is headquartered in Plainview, NY. For more information about NeuLion, visit www.NeuLion.com.