Bloomberg LP Hires Oke Okaro As New Head of Mobile

Executives at Bloomberg LP announced today that they have hired Oke Okaro as the news organization’s new head of consumer mobile businesss. Mr. Okaro joins Bloomberg LP from ESPN where he was the VP of mobile.

From the release:

Okaro will oversee all aspects of Bloomberg’s consumer-facing mobile business including the development of new mobile products and building commercial partnerships with content distributors, wireless carriers and other industry participants.  Okaro will report to Bloomberg Multimedia CEO Andy Lack.

“We’re very excited to welcome Oke to this new role at Bloomberg,” said Andy Lack, CEO of Bloomberg Multimedia.  “Oke’s expertise and vision will be invaluable as we expand our strategy of delivering first rate multimedia content across every screen, from the Web to television to mobile devices of today and the future.”

“I’m thrilled and honored to be part of Bloomberg’s growing Multimedia business,” said Okaro.  “Mobile presents a unique opportunity for us to deliver business and financial news and information on a convenient, interactive platform that truly moves with the consumer.”