Innovators: Turner Broadcasting Senior Director, Sandy Khaund

Sandy Khaund

Innovators. They come in many forms. They dream big but they aren’t just dreamers. They form raw ideas into cool products with disruptive business models. They shatter entire industries and leave established leviathans running scared with their tails between their legs. The Innovators interview series connects you with the most driven people on the planet. What makes them tick? What advice do they have for tech founders? What tools do they use to get the job done? Read on to find out.

Sandy Khaund is Senior Director, Advanced Software Technologies for Turner Broadcasting‘s Emerging Technologies team in San Francisco. His role involves experimenting with new technologies and incubating prototypes for implementation by Turner’s Audience Management Platforms Team, identifying and facilitating partnerships between Bay Area companies and Turner’s family of brands (including CNN, TBS, TNT, Turner Sports, Cartoon Network, and more), and helping to lead Media Camp, an accelerator program that educates entrepreneurs and enables them to build innovative media businesses.

Sandy came to Turner from Irynsoft, a mobile education company he founded in 2009 to bring collaborative video-based learning software to mobile devices. In 2011, Irynsoft was named among the Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Fast Company, named a finalist for a World Technology Award, and selected for a Kauffman Foundation fellowship.

Before Irynsoft, Sandy was COO of Piczo, a ...

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