BURBANK, CA - February 19, 2014 - iL2M International Corp. (the "company" or "iLink2Music.com") (OTCQB: ILIM), an emerging music entertainment and social media company, announced today that it has appointed Mr. Leveious Rolando as Director of Digital Mobile Convergence and Cultural Strategy.
As Director of Digital Mobile Convergence and Cultural Strategy, Mr. Rolando is responsible for leading the team to consolidate the way people enjoy music, entertainment, and social media.
Prior to joining iL2M, Mr. Rolando was involved in numerous web broadcast companies such as Xing Technologies, Digital Broadcast Systems, and "Van Warp Tours," and he has also worked on projects with Orange Mobile, T-Mobile Germany, leading South Korean mobile companies as well as government related research projects. Leveious has co-facilitated successful strategies by creating youth centered events that drove the sales of T-Mobile Sidekick. As a former lead research analyst at a branch of RAND Corporation and research consultant for the Forrester Market Research Team that published the March 2000-2001 "U.S./Global Urban X-Y Generations Online Population" and "Premiere Business Intelligence," Mr. Rolando continued to provide works that related technology usage to online cultural communities. He has also acted as a consultant with companies such as Cisco Systems and Altaiholding in Mongolia.
Mr. Rolando's birth into a family of global music influencers afforded him to apply his unique perspective to the entertainment world. From Ted Fields to entertainment attorney Robert Tauro, producers Jeff Sotzing and Paul Brownstein, he has successfully worked with some of the top names in the industry. Leveious was brought in by the legendary Sandy Gallin-Lynn Rowland to work with Michael Jackson as a creative consultant. Furthermore, Mr. Rolando has worked as a concept writer with entertainment giants such as NBC and Carson Productions, and as a direct consultant with record labels Sony and Interscope. In 2007, Mr. Rolando was responsible for spearheading the MTV Germany Interactive Music Awards, significantly evolving the integration of user-generated content and product placement.
"I am energized to join the team of like-minded pioneers in the iLink2Music.com think tank." said Mr. Rolando. "There are two major forces at play here: the convergence of digital media and the evolution of the music and entertainment industry. And the timing could not be better -- I believe we are on the cusp of an unparalleled opportunity to explore how music and fan-brands are being impacted by social media, and how truly engaging our fans at a co-creation level can change the dynamics of the digital-mobile landscape in real-time. I feel an immediate personal and emotional connection to iL2M being both an avid music fan and technology evangelist."
"Mr. Rolando has spent his entire career at the intersection of technology, culture and entertainment. He has a proven reputation of positively affecting change across the global music and technology industries," states Mr. Sarkis Tsaoussian, President and CEO of iL2M. "He constantly strives to bridge the gap between cultures and technologies creating unique and innovative strategies. We welcome Mr. Rolando's insights and experience to our senior management team."
About iL2M International Corp. and iLink2Music.com
iL2M (OTCQB: ILIM) is an emerging music entertainment and social media company based out of Burbank, California. The company intends to launch the iLink2Music.com digital media platform, which provides an evolutionary online application that consolidates the way people enjoy and manage their social media, music, and entertainment. The company intends to generate exclusive online celebrity radio, video, events, and content, and generating revenue from multi-sensory branding, content licensing and co-creation, product placement through an immersive user experience. iL2M is publicly-traded on the OTCQB in the United States under the ticker symbol ILIM. For more information, please visit us at www.iL2M.com.
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