January 2017 – San Diego, CA. – Vigor Systems Inc, a leader in syndication content distribution and linear ad insertion, is pleased to announce the addition of Steven Shen as VP of Development.
Mr. Shen brings a broad and comprehensive background to Vigor with over 15 successful years of delivering technology solutions designed to delight customers. In his new role at Vigor, Mr. Shen will oversee a team of local and international
developers and assume responsibility for Vigor’s day-to-day software development operations.
“2017 is poised to be a year of huge growth for our company,” said Magnus Sorlander, CEO and Founder of Vigor Systems. “I am confident that Steven is the perfect addition to help bring our vision of a worldwide digital media ecosystem to life. His entrepreneurial background, combined with his expertise in getting new products to market quickly, will accelerate our software development and enable us to reach our business development goals sooner.”
Mr. Shen was most recently CTO at Graphiti, Inc, where he was responsible for building the engineering team and leading the development of all technical areas of the Graphiti social mobile application. Milestones for the app included reaching over 100,000 monthly active users and half million total users at peak as well as hitting the top 100 in both the iTunes and Google Play stores.
“I’ve had the unique pleasure of working across a range of consumer products from embedded and connected devices to mobile applications and full stack web development. I enjoy leading teams who rise to the challenge of building and delivering innovative and compelling experiences,” shares Shen. “In the short time I have been there, the team at Vigor has already proven eager to learn and grow. And the vision that Magnus is pursuing for the company and the future is exciting.”
Previous to Graphiti, Mr. Shen was Founder and CTO of RelayTV, a first of its kind social TV platform. He holds several patents and applications surrounding television relay for social networks and enabling interactions between social network users during synchronous displays of video channels.