arlier this week, DraftKings expanded its executive team by leasing Brian Angiolet to manage and maximize content creation and media strategy as the company’s first-ever Chief Media Officer. His duties are effective April 26, 2021.
Jason Robins, DraftKings’ co-founder, CEO, and Chairman of the Board stated “Brian brings invaluable experience to this new Chief Media Officer position and deeply understands how the virtuous circle among sports, gaming, and content has the potential to boost engagement. As our media presence grows with the acquisition of VSiN, among other strategic moves, Brian’s creative ideas and insightful perspectives will further propel the possibilities of DraftKings content. Our warmest welcome to Brian, and we’re thrilled to have him aboard.”
“The DraftKings arrow is pointing straight up and I see massive opportunity to unleash this platform and integrate it with the world of content. To me, it’s all about enhancing the experience we provide, and I look forward to working alongside the team and our partners at this important juncture for the company,” said Brian Angiolet.
DraftKings is quickly establishing itself as both a product provider and resource for fans, with a growing presence of owned channels, including real-time fantasy plus sports betting news and analysis from DK Live alongside editorial insights at DK Nation. The company has also been active to expand its reach with the recent acquisition of Vegas Sports Information Network, a trusted, multi-platform broadcast and content company in the sports betting space.