Skinit Names Stanford Au as Chief Technology Officer
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ — Skinit, Inc., the industry leader in on-demand personalization technology, today announced that it has appointed Stanford Au as chief technology officer, effective immediately.
“We are very pleased to have Stanford join the Skinit team,” said Paul Buss, president and CEO of Skinit, Inc. “He brings over 25 years of technology industry experience and I look forward to his help in working with our company to extend our core personalization solutions in ways that create maximum value for our customers and shareholders. Stanford brings the technological innovation that will enable Skinit to apply the same powerful on-demand customization solutions to the B2B market that made the company number one in the consumer market.”
Au was senior vice president of technology at Shutterfly Inc., leading Internet-based social expression and personal publishing service that enables consumers to share, print, and preserve their memories by leveraging the technology-based platform and manufacturing processes. Au led the team to develop market leading and innovative products and services, such as the launching of the new Photobook line of products, and social networking services such as the Photobook Gallery and Shared Groups.
“What Skinit is doing with On-Demand Personalization Technology is exciting for the entire industry, and the possibilities, we are finding, are limitless,” said Au. “I am excited about the opportunity to build on that unique foundation and expand our partnerships, to find new ways to support our customers.”
Previously, Au was vice president of products at WebEx from 2003 to 2005. While there, Au helped define new product plans, technology innovation, releases, and company strategy for all Web Meeting Application Services. Before that he was senior vice president of engineering at Virage, Inc., enterprise software and services for video and rich media communications.
From 1997 to 2001, Au held multiple positions within AOL/Netscape Communications and KIVA/Netscape Business, including vice president and general manager of AOL’s IBPP Business, vice president of Netscape/AOL Application Server Engineering division, and director of Application Integration Engineering at KIVA. His resume also includes careers at Apple Computer, Inc., Sun Microsystems, Inc. and Hewlett-Packard.
Au holds a Bachelors of Science degree in electrical engineering and computer sciences from the University of California at Berkley.
ABOUT SKINIT, INC.
Skinit, Inc. is the industry leader in On-Demand Personalization Technology including the manufacture and distribution of customized products for electronic devices. Skinit’s online ordering and customization tools allow consumers to create branded, designed, and personalized electronic device covers, or skins, using high quality 3M products. Skinit also offers B2B On-Demand Personalization Platforms as complete turn-key or stand-alone hosted software and service solutions which drive manufacturing technologies such as laser etching, paint on-demand, digital print, film conversion, and others. Located in San Diego, CA USA, Skinit currently powers more than 19 personalization programs for Fortune 1000 companies in the medical, wireless, retail, consumer electronic, home appliance and commercial graphic industries. For more information, please visit www.skinit.com.
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