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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 01 / 19 / 18

Twitch co-Founder & COO KEVIN LIN is "stepping down from his role," and will be replaced by former Pandora COO SARA CLEMENS . Also joining the Twitch team is new SVP, Head of Platforms & Services MARK WEILER from Rubicon Project and Slack's AMIR SHEVAT , the new VP of developer experie...

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