Kris Wright LiveXLive 220

PodcastOne parent LiveXLive has recruited a Nike executive to join its board of directors. Kris Write, Vice President of Nike Global Men's Footwear Lifestyle Product, will join the board. His addition brings the LiveXLive board to nine members.

"We are incredibly excited and honored to have Kris join the LiveXLive Board,” said LiveXLive Chairman/CEO Robert Ellin in the announcement. “We look forward to leveraging his broad experience and expertise in global marketing and branding of consumer facing products.”

Wright, 45, held senior management roles at Converse, Jordan, and Reebok prior to joining Nike where he was been for the past ten years. Write is also a member of the Executive Leadership Council, a national organization of Black CEOs and senior executives in Fortune 1000 and Global 500 companies. He also serves on the Advisory Board of Directors for the Southwestern Athletic Conference.

“It's a blessing to have spent my 20+ years leveraging my passion for sport, music and culture in the consumer product goods industry and to be tapped to join my first public board where I'm able to harness the same passions to add value to LiveXLive Enterprise,” said Wright in a statement.