While it won’t be the most exciting news of the week, Jaunt has revealed that because of its continued plans for global expansion its now appointed Fabrice Cantou as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
With nearly two decades of experience in the finance industry, Cantou has led finance operations for fast-growth technology startups and large corporate organizations, having been CFO of Dailymotion, when the company went through some serious growth – reaching 300M viewers and delivering 3B views per month – then fundraising and an eventual sale to Orange and then to Vivendi.
“We are thrilled to have Fabrice join our global management team. He offers in-depth experience and world-class leadership skills, a perfect complement to our innovative management team,” said George Kliavkoff CEO and president of Jaunt. “As we look to 2017, and the tremendous growth opportunity for Jaunt in the global VR market, having Fabrice on board will be invaluable. I look forward to working hand-in-hand as we embark on this pivotal year.”
The appointment of Cantou comes just four months after Jaunt announced Kliavkoff as the new CEO, as well as a slew of other announcements. These have included being part of the Disney Accelerator program, launching supernatural drama series Invisible, and expanding its app support to PlayStation VR and Google Daydream View. This has meant the Jaunt VR App, is one of the most widely available for viewing immersive content, also supporting iOS, Android, Gear VR, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and major desktop browsers.
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