Yappn Announces Advisory Board Members
NEW YORK, NY – July 12, 2016 – Yappn Corp. (“Yappn” or “Company”) (OCTQB: YPPN), a leader in real-time innovative language solutions is pleased to announce a new Advisory Board for the Company with members that will include Alex Ince-Cushman, Rick Moore and Gary Lawrence.
Alex Ince-Cushman: Mr. Ince-Cushman is currently with Palantir Technologies which is a leader in data and analytics. Previously, he was an Associate Partner for McKinsey & Company and the Co-Leader of McKinsey’s Software Development practice for North America. He was also a researcher and lecturer at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).
Rick Moore: Mr. Moore is the Founder and Managing Partner of Richard Moore Associates Inc., a firm which provides consulting, Executive Search and Mergers and Acquisitions advice to an international client base. Previously, he established the Canadian divisions of two global search firms in Canada and prior to this, served as Managing Partner at Touche Ross & Partners (Deloitte) in Toronto. In addition, Mr. Moore acquired extensive sales and marketing management experience as a result of positions held at IBM Canada and Xerox Canada. Mr. Moore is a graduate of McGill University.
Gary Lawrence: Mr. Lawrence is a veteran of the Asian investment industry, having lived in Hong Kong for over 20 years and as the founder of an established mid-market private equity firm. During his time in Asia, Mr. Lawrence has spearheaded multiple investments across a range of industries and has served on many public and private company Boards of Directors in South Korea, China, Taiwan, Australia and Thailand. Having begun his career as an attorney with White & Case in New York, he subsequently worked for Goldman Sachs and Tiger Management prior to moving to Asia in 1995. Mr. Lawrence holds a BA from Yale University and an LLB from McGill University.
Ed Karthaus, President & CEO of Yappn Corp. stated: “Yappn is extremely fortunate to have received patronage from such an incredible group. Their backgrounds and wealth of knowledge, qualifications and experience will be a great asset to us. Alex, Rick and Gary will provide support, direction, advice and assistance as we continue to build Yappn.”
Yappn Corp. (OTCQB: YPPN) empowers clients to grow their business and capture new markets through its proprietary innovative language solutions. Offering a complete customizable set of tools to engage consumers in up to 67 languages, Yappn’s technology gives people, brands and organizations the power to be social, conduct commerce and communicate freely without a language barrier.
For more information, please visit http://www.yappn.com or contact:
Jeanny So, VP, Corporate Communications
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