Rakuten Viki

Rakuten Viki appoints new COO

Fan-powered video streaming platform Rakuten Viki has appointed Makoto Yasuda as COO. The company says that Makoto “will be responsible for driving top-line growth and new business development, while overseeing the company’s marketing, advertising, editorial, and community teams”. Prior to assuming the COO position, Makoto managed the revamping of Rakuten Viki’s subscription and advertising businesses […]

Rakuten Viki names new CEO

Rakuten Viki, Rakukten’s “fan-powered video platform and community for global TV” has named Sam Wu as its new CEO. Wu, who was most recently the company’s Senior Vice President of Finance, will take over the position from Interim CEO, Masaya Ueno. Ueno will assume a new role leading Rakuten’s Global Media Business Group. Wu joined […]