Paul Yanover was appointed President of Fandango in October 2012, leading the company's overall business, and focusing on significantly growing its original content offerings across mobile, TV and the Web, as well as expanding strategic partnerships with the movie studios, driving social engagement and building on Fandango's strong e-commerce foundation.
Before being named to his post at Fandango, Yanover served as executive vice-president and managing director of Disney Online, the entertainment and lifestyle digital product group of the Disney Interactive Media Group where he oversaw all Disney-branded strategic, creative, technical, and marketing initiatives on the Internet and mobile web, from Disney.com to Disney's suite of premium digital products including online games, virtual worlds and streaming service Disney Movies Online. He also led development of Disney's network of family targeted sites including Family.com, FamilyFun.com, Kaboose.com, and Babyzone.com and drove unprecedented engagement with consumers and advertisers across multiple platforms, including video streams and mobile content delivery. Yanover began his career with Disney at Walt Disney Feature Animation, ultimately becoming vice president of technology and digital production for the division, and also served as senior vice-president of Disney Parks & Resorts Online, overseeing the ecommerce business across Disney's resorts and theme parks.
Most recently, he was the head of Lookout Interactive Media, a consulting practice in the digital media, entertainment and technology space serving both established media companies and early-stage startups. He also served as interim-CEO and executive chairman of Examiner.com, where he remains a member of the board.