LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) – Troy Carter’s Q&A has hired Charlie Kim as Senior Software Engineer and Maria Gironas as Director of Video Platform Strategy.
Kim joins Q&A following six-years as a lead developer for Hulu where he led a software engineering team to build and launch data analysis platforms. He has worked in various disciplines from architecting systems to helping businesses access data.
Previously, Kim worked at Deluxe Entertainment building VFX asset management pipelines for blockbuster movies such as The Avengers and Star Trek Into Darkness.
Gironas joins Q&A from YouTube where she served as a Strategic Partner Manager on their Artist Development team. During her tenure with the company, she partnered with artists such as Lauv, Julia Michaels, Tenille Arts, Neffex, Moss Kena, and more to develop unique content strategies for the platform. She’s also cultivated national publicity and social media campaigns for artists and brands including Fender, Emo Night Brooklyn, Taking Back Sunday, Bear Hands, Noah Gundersen, Pierce The Veil, and many more.
“I have always been interested in technologies igniting the evolution of the entertainment industry,” said Kim. This is an incredible opportunity for me to build an infrastructure to evolve the music industry alongside Troy and the Q&A team.”
Gironas added: “I’m honored to be joining Q&A to continue my passion for artist development. The team Suzy, J, and Troy have assembled not only share an artist first mentality, but a contagious hustle that excites me for all the amazing work we’ll be accomplishing as a team.”
Kim and Gironas join an executive team that already includes Q&A founders Troy Carter, J. Erving and Suzy Ryoo, as well as Chief Operating Officer Phillip Eubanks and Chief Product Officer Tim Luckow. Their appointments follow other recent executive hires from Amazon, Universal and Paradigm.