XUMO Hires Former Sling TV Executive to Lead Their Engineering Team





Today the free streaming service XUMO announced that they have hired Dan Lloyd as Head of Engineering. Before this Lloyd was the VP of Engineering at Sling TV he oversaw the creation and deployment of the company’s flagship service. XUMO offering thousands of live and on-demand titles, with content from Fox Sports, NBC News, CBSN, History Channel, and manny more.

“Bringing a senior executive of Dan’s caliber on board is critical to executing XUMO’s aggressive expansion plans,” stated Colin Petrie-Norris, CEO at XUMO. “The company has achieved explosive growth over the past 12 months and strengthening our technology foothold will reinforce XUMO’s leadership position in free, ad-supported OTT services as well as pave the way for exciting new opportunities. Dan will join our team of exceptional executive leaders who’ve been integral to our success to date, where his proven skills will complement those of existing senior management.”

“Technology is the backbone of streaming media and data-driven companies like XUMO, a leading contender that I believe is at the forefront of the industry,” noted Lloyd. “The opportunity to enhance XUMO’s infrastructure and impressive engineering capabilities is one that I look forward to spearheading so the company not only continues to provide a superior, free streaming service to millions of viewers, but will allow XUMO to seamlessly expand its reach through additional platforms and integrations in the future.”

Lloyd holds a BS in Computer Science with an emphasis on software engineering and database architecture from Brigham Young University.

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