Major Executive Search Recruits Vice President, Product for SLING TV
Vice President of Product
Major Executive Search announces the successful completion of an assignment placing Jonathan Lin as Vice President, Product for SLING TV located in Englewood, CO. SLING TV L.L.C., a wholly owned subsidiary of DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH), is an Emmy® Award-winning live streaming TV service that provides more than 700 channels from today’s most popular networks across its general market, Latino and international services. Major Executive Search Partner Teresa Jacques conducted the assignment along with founder and CEO, Sue Major, for Major Executive Search.
Lin, a former CBS Interactive Executive has joined Dish to lead product management for SLING TV. While at CBS Interactive, he oversaw OTT video product, marketing, and operations for CBS Sports Digital across CBSSports.com and the CBS Sports app on mobile and connected TV devices. Lin led product development for the launch of CBS Sports HQ, the free, 24/7 streaming sports news network and directed the team who streamed Super Bowl 53 to a record 7.5 million unique viewers.
Prior to CBS, Lin was the COO and Head of Product at MeeGenuis which was acquired by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Lin has also held various product management roles at Collective[i] and LexisNexis. Lin is a hands-on product executive leader with a track record of driving consumer online, mobile, and video product innovation. Lin holds a degree from Princeton University in Economics and an MBA in Marketing and Entrepreneurial Management from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
About SLING TV
SLING TV L.L.C. is an Emmy® Award-winning live streaming TV service that provides more than 700 channels from today’s most popular networks across its general market, Latino and international services. It is available on all major streaming devices, smart televisions, tablets, game consoles, computers and smartphones. SLING TV offers two general market streaming services, SLING Orange and SLING Blue, that collectively feature content from Disney/ESPN, Fox, NBC, NFL Network, AMC, A&E, AXS, Discovery, Scripps, Turner, Viacom, NBA TV, NHL Network, Pac-12 Networks, GSN, Hallmark, SHOWTIME, STARZ and EPIX. On select devices, SLING TV offers customers access to free content, à la carte channels and services, plus Pay-Per-View events and movies on-demand. Additionally, SLING TV offers a suite of stand-alone and add-on Spanish-language services and packages tailored to English-dominant, bilingual and Spanish-dominant U.S. households. SLING TV is the leading U.S. provider of foreign-language programming, with more than 400 channels in 27 languages. Visit sling.com. SLING TV L.L.C. is a wholly owned subsidiary of DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH).
About Major Executive Search
Major Executive Search is a retained executive search firm specializing in the placement of senior level technology executives and board directors. The firm’s strategy is founded on identifying and recruiting world-class talent while providing superior customer service, and uses a proprietary search process that yields extraordinary results. For more information, visit: www.majorexecutivesearch.com.