Mary Yee, VP Global Marketing, Playstation, and Scott Bailey, President Opry Entertainment Group, to join Podium
LOS ANGELES, October 19, 2020 — Podium Audio, an audio-first entertainment studio that finances, develops, produces and distributes immersive audio content, today announced the addition to two new board members, Mary Yee, Vice President Global Marketing, PlayStation at Sony Interactive Entertainment and Scott Bailey, President Opry Entertainment Group, the entertainment segment of Ryman Hospitality Properties (NYSE:RHP).
“As we continue to scale our core ebook-to-audiobook model and seek to expand into the creation and distribution of immersive audio content outside of the publishing industry, the addition of Mary, who has expertise in global marketing and direct-to-consumer content acquisition, and Scott’s experience in digital subscription models and content distribution will prove invaluable to our future growth,” said Scott Dickey, CEO Podium Audio. “Building out a world-class board poised to contribute to the daily efforts of our management team is a great next step for Podium as we launch into 2021 and beyond.”
Yee leads platform and brand marketing for PlayStation worldwide and Bailey is responsible for overseeing Opry Entertainment Group’s digital content creation and distribution strategy as well as strategic oversight of the company’s Grand Ole Opry, WSM, Ryman Auditorium and Ole Red entertainment brands.
“I’m thrilled to join the board at Podium. The audio landscape is filled with innovation, market disruption and shifting consumer behavior,” said Mary Yee. “There is a tremendous opportunity for Podium, and I look forward to helping Scott and the entire team take this business to new heights.”
“Podium Audio’s unique business model has helped shape how compelling stories are being told in today’s rapidly-changing digital environment,” said Bailey. I look forward to helping Scott and the rest of the Podium Audio team reach their growth goals as they continue to redraw the publishing map.”
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