OnLive appoints new head of engineering

Don Gordon to drive cloud gaming push for tablets and Smart TVs
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Cloud gaming outfit OnLive has appointed the founder of Smart TV technology firm Bulldog United as its new senior VP of engineering.

Don Gordon will be responsible helping driving the integration of OnLive gaming into tablets, Smart TVs and other devices.

He will also be tasked with improving OnLive Desktop which aims to bring the desktop experience to tablets, as well as bringing the firm’s upcoming ‘enterprise solutions’ to market.

“I am excited to have Don back on my team as we break new ground in our gaming, computing, and enterprise cloud solutions,” said OnLive Chairman Gary Lauder.

“Since I first encountered Don while chairman at ActiveVideo Networks, I have been impressed with his natural leadership and ability to drive change.”

Gordon added: “I’ve always been amazed by OnLive’s unmatched ability to deliver rich media instantly over the internet. Now that I have met the team behind it, I appreciate how the company achieved what many said could not be done. I’m excited to contribute to OnLive’s success.”