– USA, CA – NTN Buzztime, Inc. (NYSE MKT: NTN) today announced that Ram Krishnan has been appointed Chief Executive Officer effective September 15, 2014. Mr. Krishnan will also serve on the Company’s Board of Directors.
“We are extremely pleased to have Ram continue the transformation of Buzztime to a growth platform business delivering on our mission of entertaining consumers in ways that create long term value for our merchants,” said Chairman and outgoing CEO Jeff Berg. “Ram is an experienced leader who has successfully transitioned a number of businesses through changing market and business conditions. His background in delivering winning software platforms, most recently at Active Network, where he drove its SaaS transactions and payment processing model to record levels, will help Buzztime more effectively capitalize on the growth opportunity ahead of it,” continued Mr. Berg.
Mr. Krishnan joins NTN Buzztime with over 17 years executing business growth strategies, most recently as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Active Network. Prior to Active Network, Mr. Krishnan held several senior positions at GE and its affiliates from 1997 to 2011, most recently serving as the Global Vice President and General Manager of GE’s Radiology IT business.
NTN Buzztime, Inc. (NYSE MKT: NTN) is a leading bar and restaurant social entertainment and integrated marketing platform. Trusted by bars and restaurants in North America since 1985, Buzztime integrates trivia, card and sports games with in- and out-of-venue messaging and communication tools. With over 5 million player registrations on the Buzztime platform and over 50 million games played each year, Buzztime players spread the word and invite friends and family to their favorite Buzztime location to enjoy an evening of fun and competition. With Buzztime entertainment and marketing solutions, bars and restaurants can turn casual visitors into regulars, and give guests a reason to stay longer.
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