LOS ANGELES, Dec. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — LiveOne (Nasdaq: LVO), a global platform for livestream and on-demand audio, video, and podcast/vodcast content in music, comedy, and pop culture, and owner of LiveXLive, PodcastOne, Slacker Radio, React Presents, Gramophone Media, Palm Beach Records and Custom Personalization Solutions, announced today that it will name Aaron Sullivan, Vice President, Corporate Controller, as LiveOne’s Interim Chief Financial Officer to replace Michael Quartieri who is leaving the company effective December 31, 2021 to become Chief Financial Officer of Dave & Buster’s Entertainment, Inc. (Nasdaq: PLAY). Mr. Sullivan shall serve in such interim position while LiveOne proceeds with its search for a full-time successor.
LiveOne’s CEO and Chairman, Robert Ellin, commented, “We would like to thank Mike for his time and contributions to LiveOne and we wish him well with his new professional opportunity.” Mr. Ellin continued, “Aaron has been a crucial member of our accounting and finance team and I believe he will provide continuity in his new role.”
Michael Quartieri commented, “I would like to recognize the team at LiveOne for their hard work and dedication over the past year. I have the utmost confidence in Aaron Sullivan’s abilities to assume the responsibility of the role and continue our path of enhancing LiveOne’s overall finance function.”
About LiveOne, Inc.
Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, LiveOne, Inc. (NASDAQ: LVO) (the “Company”) is a global talent-first, interactive music, sports, and entertainment subscription platform delivering premium content and livestreams from the world’s top artists. The Company has streamed over 1,800 artists since January 2020, a library featuring close to 30 million songs, 500 expertly curated radio stations, 235 podcasts/vodcasts, hundreds of pay-per-views, personalized merchandise, and NFTs business, and has created a valuable connection between brands, fans, and bands. The Company’s other major wholly-owned subsidiaries are LiveXLive, PPVOne, Slacker Radio, React Presents, Gramophone Media, Palm Beach Records, Custom Personalization Solutions, and PodcastOne, which generates more than 2.48 billion downloads per year and 300+ episodes distributed per week across a stable of hundreds of top podcasts. The combination of acquisitions and the expansion of products and franchises have secured LiveOne as a top-rated music, entertainment, and media services company. LiveXLive is available on iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, and Amazon Fire, and through OTT, STIRR, Sling, and XUMO, in addition to its app, online website, and social channels. For more information, visit www.livexlive.com and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter at @livexlive.
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