This story was written by Staci D. Kramer.
Darren Feher, CTO of NBC Universal (NYSE: GE
) since 2003, will get to head his own show as CEO of Conviva
—the company NBCU picked earlier this year to provide a platform for managing online video distribution. The move has not been formally announced; Feher posted the news on Facebook. (NBCU confirms.
has yet to respond to a query
.) West Point alum Feher
, who represented NBCU in the multi-year agreement with Conviva, is succeeding cofounder Dr. Hui Zhang as CEO. San Mateo, Calif.-based Conviva has raised $29 million in the last two years from UV Partners, New Enterprise Associates and Foundation Capital.
By Staci D. Kramer