David Eun is leaving Google to join AOL
As pres. of media, he will oversee over 80 content sites
NEW YORK -- David Eun is leaving Google to join AOL Inc. as chief content executive.
As AOL's president of AOL Media and Studios, effective March 1, Eun will be responsible for the company's more than 80 content sites, its new Seed.com publishing platform, as well as the newly acquired StudioNow video platform along with AOL's NYC and L.A. studios.
Based in New York, he will report to AOL chairman and CEO Tim Armstrong. Eun succeeds Bill Wilson, president, AOL Media, who will transition out of the role after nine years with AOL.
Eun follows his ex-Google colleague Armstrong back to AOL, which he knows from his previous job.
Until 2006, he helped oversee AOL as vp, operations for the media and communications group at Time Warner.
Most recently, he was at Google as vp, strategic partnerships, responsible for managing global content partnerships for Google and YouTube.
"David brings an impressive breadth of media experience to AOL at an exciting juncture for the company as we focus on scaling our content platforms, production and partnerships to offer quality, original content that will engage consumers and bring them -- and their friends -- back to our properties time and again," said Armstrong.
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