New York & Seoul (PRWEB) March 05, 2014
Live Gamer (http://www.livegamer.com), a leading provider of digital commerce solutions for the interactive entertainment industry, has announced the appointment of Mr. Yohan Kim to the position of Managing Director of its South Korea office. Mr. Kim will lead the strategic growth of Live Gamer’s subsidiaries in South Korea, including driving go-to-market plans and managing Live Gamer’s team in the region.
Mr. Kim has over 13 years of senior management experience. He was previously the Managing Director and Director of Asia Pacific Strategy for Crytek Korea, a company that is dedicated to exceeding the boundaries of gaming with 3D-Game-Technology. Over the course of five years with Crytek Korea, he was responsible for directing overall Korea operations and focusing on targeting customers with an efficient customer service program. Mr. Kim was also responsible for leading Cyrtek’s Asia Pacific online gaming strategy and expanding its business areas to increase profitability.
Prior to his time at Crytek, Mr. Kim was the Strategy Manager of Blizzard Entertainment, a leading developer and publisher of entertainment software. At Blizzard Entertainment, Mr. Kim was in charge of the company’s Starcraft 2 Korea business model development, as well as its marketing strategy. He also played a key role in the development of the World of Warcraft expansion pack launch strategy.
Andrew Schneider, President and Co-Founder of Live Gamer commented:
“Yohan’s online game experience, in-depth market knowledge and strategic planning background will be key to expanding Live Gamer’s business throughout Asia. His wealth of experience launching new products and working with international teams align perfectly with Live Gamer’s global approach and forward thinking culture.”
Yohan Kim, Managing Director, Live Gamer commented:
“I am excited to be working with the talented Live Gamer team here in Seoul and around the world. Live Gamer has made an international name for itself as the market leader of monetization solutions. I look forward to contributing my skills to the organization’s goals in the region, and continuing its tradition of identifying new solutions for industry market leaders.”
About Live Gamer, Inc.
Live Gamer’s mission is to stretch the boundaries of what’s possible and profitable in the ever-evolving economy for digital goods, content and services on a global basis. With the vast capabilities of a dynamic, talented and global team, Live Gamer delivers a broad set of e-commerce solutions to clients across industries including games, media and entertainment and finance and technology, all around the world.
Headquartered in New York with offices around the world, Live Gamer is led by a strong management team with proven success in the digital space. With more than 120 enterprise clients transacting in more than 180 countries, Live Gamer’s goal is to be the partner of choice for monetizing and optimizing new streams of revenue for leading digital businesses today.
For more information on the company and its services, please visit http://www.livegamer.com.