Slacker Names John Hayase Chief Product Officer
May 22, 2013 at 11:50 AM (PT)
SLACKER has named JOHN HAYASE Chief Product Officer. Previously VP/Client Solutions for ELASTICPATH, HAYASE will oversee the development of SLACKER’s digital music service across the Web, smartphones, tablets, cars and consumer electronics devices.
"SLACKER is growing fast with millions of people listening every month - JOHN is here to guarantee these listeners have an amazing experience across every platform, whether they’re listening for free or are paying subscribers," SLACKER CEO JIM CADY said. "JOHN’s career at the intersection of entertainment and e-commerce also supports SLACKER’s commitment to provide artists and advertisers a highly engaging and efficient way to reach their fans and customers."
"The streaming music space rapidly evolving, with new products, new companies and new platforms constantly emerging," HAYASE said. "SLACKER is the only music service in the world that gives listeners an easy to customize, human-curated radio experience and original programming with news, sports and talk, plus all power and flexibility of an on-demand service. Wherever the market goes, SLACKER has listeners covered."