Genius Brands Hires Tech Vet

Genius Brands International has tapped tech expert Jon Ollwerther to serve as the company’s vice president of business development.

In his new role, Ollwerther will work to increase value across all sectors of Genius Brands, working in conjunction with the efforts of the company’s senior management team.

“Having known Jon for many years now, the sheer amount of energy, and wealth of knowledge and expertise in marrying technology with entertainment that he brings to the table in his new role will be instrumental in identifying fresh and unique opportunities for reaching and engaging consumers,” says Andy Heyward, chief executive officer, Genius Brands. “Working in collaboration with our strong senior management team, we’re poised to take our worldwide operation to the next level.”

Most recently, Ollwerther served at Measure, a drone service company. As vice president of media, he developed the company's arts & entertainment decision from creation and worked with several leading media companies.

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