Leadership

Meet the industry-leading innovators behind the LTN® Ecosystem

Leadership

Executive Chairman, Co-Founder

Malik Khan

President, CEO, Co-Founder

Yousef Javadi

Chief Science Officer, Co-Founder

Yair Amir

EVP, CRO

Chris Myers

CTO, Head of Strategy

Alan Young

SVP, Head of Global Products

Rick Young

SVP of Business and Corporate Development

Joseph Hopkins

General Manager of LTN Transport

Michal Miskin-Amir

General Manager of LTN Signal

Roger Franklin

Co-General Manager, LTN Create

Neil Harwell

General Manager of LTN Command

Andreas Jacobi

VP of Legal Affairs

Sara Khan

Malik Khan

Executive Chairman, Co-Founder

For more than 35 years, Malik Khan has brought innovation and leadership to the network technology industry. Today, Malik is pioneering delivery of a comprehensive digital media ecosystem at LTN Global.

Prior to co-founding LTN in 2008, Malik held top executive roles at Motorola, Sitara Networks, Converged Access, and NexTone.

Yousef Javadi

President, CEO, Co-Founder

An accomplished leader in telecom wireline and wireless services, as well as networking and IP technologies, Yousef Javadi brings more than 30 years’ experience starting, acquiring, growing, and running global businesses in B2B and B2C markets.

Yousef previously held senior executive positions at Sprint International, Primus Telecom, and GE Capital.

Yair Amir

Chief Science Officer, Co-Founder

As a recognized expert in building reliable, secure systems and networks, Yair Amir brings engineering leadership to the LTN management team. In addition to the LTN Network, Yair co-created several messaging systems, a first-of-its-kind replication engine, and an intrusion-tolerant SCADA for the power grid.

Yair’s award-winning academic research has been funded by DARPA, NSF, DOD, NASA, and the NSA.

Chris Myers

EVP, CRO

With more than 25 years of broadcast and digital operations experience, Chris Myers leads commercial and business development efforts at LTN Global, with a focus on leveraging the LTN Network to offer new digital products and services to the high-growth new-media market.

Before joining LTN in 2016, Chris held executive and leadership roles at ABC News, CBS News, and Encompass Digital Media.

Alan Young

CTO, Head of Strategy

Alan Young is an experienced leader and recognized innovator in the broadcast and satellite industries. Alan joined LTN with its acquisition of Crystal Computer Corporation, where, as COO, he built a profitable SaaS business based on universal addressable advertising technology.

Alan previously served as CTO for Encompass Digital Media and held senior executive technology positions with SES Americom, Citigroup, and Viacom.

Rick Young

SVP, Head of Global Products

A media technology and services executive, Rick Young directs global product strategy for the LTN Ecosystem. Rick has held senior leadership roles at news organizations, content owners, and technology providers ranging from startups to global brands.

Throughout his career, Rick has focused on the intersection of media and technology, from content creation and delivery to consumer experience perspectives.

Joseph Hopkins

SVP of Business and Corporate Development

Joseph Hopkins is a streaming media and broadcast technology entrepreneur and executive with more than 15 years’ experience bringing advanced technologies to market, including Verizon Digital Media Services in 2014 as well as the first live-streamed Olympics and Super Bowl.

Joseph served as Chief Revenue Officer at Make.TV, prior to its 2019 acquisition by LTN Global.

Michal Miskin-Amir

General Manager of LTN Transport

Michal Miskin-Amir leads LTN Global’s core video transport business and has guided technology development at the company since its inception.

Michal has held leadership roles in transformative technology development with innovation and intelligent engineering at the core. Before joining LTN in 2008, Michal directed software development for Spread Concepts, Kinkos, Radview Software, and Platinum Technology.

Roger Franklin

General Manager of LTN Signal

A software engineer and patent holder, Roger Franklin is an expert in intelligent network management and the flow of content — including addressable advertising — through today’s video distribution systems.

Roger joined LTN Global in 2019, after its acquisition of Crystal Computer Corporation, where he served as President and CEO.

Neil Harwell

Co-General Manager, LTN Create

Neil Harwell brings decades of broadcasting and advertising experience to his role leading LTN Global’s video production business. Neil joined the company in 2019, after its acquisition of Niles Media Group, where he was Principal Partner and Co-Founder.

Along with holding executive positions for the KansasCity Royals, Royals Sports Television Network, Kansas City Interconnect, and Metro Sports, Neil has been an on-air announcer and commentator for professional and college sports.

Andreas Jacobi

General Manager of LTN Command

Driving his leadership of LTN’s live video control and program management business, Andreas Jacobi brings extensive experience leveraging cloud technology to scale and streamline media workflows.

Following more than a decade of entrepreneurship, Andreas joined LTN in 2019 with the acquisition of Make.TV, which he co-founded and where he served as CEO.

Sara Khan

VP of Legal Affairs

Sara Khan oversees LTN Global’s legal functions and supports the company’s business development and commercial transactions. In Sara’s previous role at Goodwin, she represented tech and life sciences companies across all stages of the corporate life cycle in private financings, mergers, and public offerings and assisted in the negotiation of license, service, and supply agreements.