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Azubu goes on hiring spree

Snaps up talent from Intuit, Machinima, Maker Studios, and NBC Universal

Video and eSports company Azubu has beefed up its executive team with new hires from Intuit, Machinima, Maker Studios, and NBC Universal.

Reed Anderson joins as CTO after five years with accounting and financial software company Intuit, while Kat Jones, formerly of Machinima has signed on as the new director of marketing. Anthony Wiktor has been appointed as creative director, NBC Universal's Ron Hudson is now Azubu's live site manager and social media marketing will be managed by Noah Lee.

"At Azubu, we aim to be the best platform for eSports viewers and streamers alike," said CEO Ian Sharpe.

"To that end, we've engaged some of the best and brightest professionals in the digital and entertainment industries to make Azubu the premiere broadcasting platform fans of digital sports deserve. As the eSports phenomenon continues its meteoric rise, players in the space will have to step up the quality to compete and wow discerning eSports fans. That's our main objective."

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