Robert Friedman named president of AOLTV

3/13/01

Dulles, VA - America Online has named Robert Friedman president of AOLTV, reporting to the company's chairman and CEO, Barry Schuler. Friedman will set strategic direction and oversee daily operations for AOLTV, an interactive television service for mass market consumers.

"Convergence is fast becoming a reality - consumers are increasingly interested in using features and services to enhance everyday activities like watching television. What truly sets AOLTV apart is AOL's hallmark focus on convenience and ease-of-use for mass market consumers," says Schuler. "With his understanding of the media and entertainment industries, long experience in working closely with the key media divisions of AOL Time Warner, and proven understanding of what consumers want, Bob Friedman is a great choice to build the next generation of interactive entertainment."


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