SKYY Digital Media Group Appoints Markus Jerger as Advisory Board Member
NEW YORK, SKYY Digital Media Group, Inc. (www.skyydmg.com) a media technology company with one of the world’s largest real-time content aggregation and social media platforms announced today that Professor h.c. Markus Jerger has joined SKYY DMG’s Advisory Board.
Professor Jerger teaches business courses at the International Center Lomonosov University in Geneva, Switzerland and is President of Markus Jerger Projects, which oversees development of major historic real estate projects in Europe, as well as promotes global business and peace activities across the globe.
He has served as a Counsel to Ambassadors at the United Nations and UNESCO and is a leading proponent of peace studies. He also cooperated with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for 11 years under a global exclusive agreement from 1994-2005.
According to Paul Feller, CEO of SKYY DMG, “We are proud to have Markus Jerger as a member of the Advisory Board. He understands how sports can unite the world. He has the business connections and resources to help us bring people together through SPORTTU, the largest sports media technology platform. His enthusiasm about our ability to unite billions of people with a common passion for sports motivates him to find partners among industry leaders in Europe. We expect to announce major deals in upcoming months thanks to Markus’ network of colleagues who share his passion for sports as an agent for positive change.
Markus Jerger said, “I believe that sports is the most positive way to connect people and increase peaceful communication. SKYY DMG’s sports vertical, SPORTTU is the best content aggregation and social media platform to bring the world of sports to consumers. It is incredibly sophisticated in terms of allowing consumers to personalize content and share experiences with others. Just like my family was a leader for centuries producing clocks to tell TIME, SPORTTU will promote PEACE through reaching and connecting billions of people around their shared interest in sports and help channel their competitive impulses in positive directions. To paraphrase President Clinton, “there will be peace in the world one day when people realize we have more in common with each other than our differences” and sports is a means to bring people together around a shared passion. It is also a blockbuster for generating revenue and therefore is being sought after by major organizations and brands around the world who want to engage large audiences with dynamic content. I look forward to sharing my ideas, experience and connections to insure that the company fulfills its potential in the marketplace.”