AT&T’s Crunchyroll & VRV Streaming Services Announce a New Chief Technology Officer




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crunchyroll logoToday AT&T’s streaming services Crunchyroll and VRV announced a new Chief Technology Officer to help take over these services with 2 million subscribers and over 50 million registered users. Thomas Overton will be the new Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Overton brings with him more than 15 years of engineering management and experience. Previously, he was the VP of Engineering at VentureBeat and he’s held leadership positions at VMware, Technicolor, and Laser Pacific.

“Thomas brings rich experience in both technology and entertainment as well as a deep history with Crunchyroll, having led key engineering initiatives as our VP of Engineering over the past three years.” said Joanne Waage, general manager of Crunchyroll. “With his passion for anime and our community, and his expertise in the space, I can’t imagine a more qualified person to help usher in a new era of technical excellence for our brands.”

“Becoming the CTO of Crunchyroll and VRV is truly a pinnacle moment for me, given I started my engineering career working in the entertainment industry,” said Thomas Overton, Chief Technology Officer, Crunchyroll and VRV. “Fans can expect a lot from us this year. We know just how passionate our community is, and we share in that passion. We’ve planned a number of product improvements I’m excited about, and have increased our ability to quickly iterate and roll out new features.”

Crunchyroll is one of the largest Anime streaming services in the United States and VRV includes a collection of AT&T owned properties.

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