Co-Founder Of Pandora - Will Glaser Joins OverNear's Board Of Advisors
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OverNear, Inc., developer of an evolutionary mobile application that extends social networking "from online to on-land," today announced the addition of Will Glaser to its Board of Advisors. Glaser is co-founder and former COO/CTO of Pandora Media, where he ran its operations and product development.
"Will has extraordinary insight into the solutions demanded by users in analytics-driven, data-intensive industries, and we are very pleased to welcome him to OverNear's Board of Advisors," said Fred E. Tannous, co-founder and CEO of OverNear, Inc. "As we move toward harnessing Big Data to understand how people and organizations connect, OverNear is expected to apply this knowledge through mobile technology to improve connections in the real world. Will's experience in this category is an invaluable asset to our organization."
"OverNear uses the power of big data and mobile technology to uncover and capture actionable opportunities that would otherwise simply pass you by," Glaser said. "I am confident that my role on OverNear's Board of Advisors will aid the company in delivering on-target solutions for socially-driven and data-intensive initiatives."
Previously, Glaser also founded and served as VP of Engineering for Hydra Systems, at which time he was recognized by Microtimes as one of the "100 Most Influential People in High Technology." He was Senior Systems Engineer at Amtel Video, where he co-invented and developed Amtel's Crystal Scan HDTV display technology. Glaser earned his Bachelor of Arts and Sciences from Cornell University with a triple major in Computer Science, Mathematics and Physics. In addition to board memberships at his own startups, Mr. Glaser served as Board Chair of The Boyer House Foundation and as Board Chair of University Safari.
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