Kim Dotcom’s new venture Mega announced that Vikram Kumar will be the company’s new CEO taking over duties from interim CEO, Tony Lentino. Kumar was previously CEO of not-for-profit open internet advocacy organization InternetNZ.
Kumar said, “MEGA is an exciting business and one that I am delighted to be joining. Since launch just over two weeks ago, the company has had some stellar successes, with over two million subscribers joining MEGA.co.nz. I look forward to building on this initial success to develop MEGA into a significant company on the international Internet stage.”
Lentino, who is the owner of Instra Corporation, the domain name registrar based in Australia and New Zealand that provides product, billing and technical support services to Mega users, continues to be a Mega shareholder and will have a director’s seat.
Lentino said, “MEGA is delighted to welcome Vikram Kumar as its new CEO. I have assisted MEGA since its inception, putting time and energy into finding investors, setting up support staff and general overview of the company in its initial stage. Now MEGA runs on a day-to-day routine, and I am pleased to hand the role of CEO to Vikram who is an experienced leader in the Internet industry.” Read more