Yanover also led development of Disney's network of family-targeted sites including Family.com, FamilyFun.com, Kaboose.com, and Babyzone.com and drove unprecedented engagement with consumers and advertisers across multiple platforms, including video streams and mobile content delivery. Prior, Yanover served as senior vice-president of Disney Parks & Resorts Online, overseeing the ecommerce business across Disney's resorts and theme parks worldwide, leading to more than a 300% increase in overall online revenue during his tenure. Yanover began his career with Disney at Walt Disney Feature Animation, ultimately becoming vice president of technology and digital production for the division.
Yanover was also co-founder and CEO of Ceiva Logic, a consumer electronics company featuring the world's first Internet-connected digital picture frame and digital picture-sharing network. Yanover led The Company in raising more than $24 million in capital and helped push annual sales to exceed $10 million. He also achieved impressive penetration of The Company's product into major national retailers including Amazon.com and Circuit City.
Most recently, he was the head of Lookout Interactive Media, a consulting practice in the digital media, entertainment and technology space serving both established media companies and early-stage startups. He also served as interim-CEO and executive chairman of Examiner.com, where he remains a member of the board. Examiner.com is a top 100 website in the US, operating as a part of the Clarity Media Group.
Yanover received his Master's Degree in Computer Science from USC and holds an Honors Bachelors of Science Degree in Computer Science & Economics from the University of Western Ontario. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two children.
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