Talon announced this week that former Touchtunes COO Jim Wilson has been appointed as its U.S. Chief Executive Officer.
He joins from his most recent role at TEGNA’s Premion, the first-in-market over-the-top advertising and technology platform, that he has led since its inception.
Jim Wilson brings with hime more than 20 years of experience in executive management and a track record of success in launching, scaling and transforming businesses in the media, content and technology sectors. He will be based in Talon’s New York office, charged with propelling the company’s U.S. growth and overseeing the entirety of its U.S. business, working closely with Group CEO, Barry Cupples who is based in London.
Prior to Premion and TouchTunes, he served as Global CEO of Paris-based Atari (formerly Infogrames), where he spearheaded the company’s successful turnaround that led to its sale in 2013. Before Atari, he held leadership roles at both Sony and Universal.