BRYNN PUTNAM, FOUNDER AND CEO OF SMART HOME MIRROR, JOINS YOUSICIAN BOARD OF DIRECTORS
YOUSICIAN IS THE WORLD’S FIRST PLATFORM FOR LEARNING AND PLAYING MUSIC WITH AI TECHNOLOGY THAT LISTENS AND CORRECTS YOU WHILE YOU PLAY
NEW YORK, July 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Yousician, the world’s leading interactive music platform, has named Brynn Putnam, founder and former CEO of smart home gym Mirror, to its board of directors. The nomination was made by Chris Thür, co-founder and CEO of Yousician.
Prior to joining the Yousician board and establishing Mirror, Putnam was a professional ballerina who earned a degree in Russian literature and culture from Harvard University. His entrepreneurial journey began in 2010 by opening a New York City chain of fitness studios: The Refine Method. His idea for The Mirror came from identifying the need to elevate home fitness into a concept that had it all. Putnam built and led Mirror’s impressive success as founder and CEO, leading the company to its ultimate acquisition success by Lululemon in 2020 for $500 million.
Putnam’s experience in harnessing state-of-the-art technology and hardware to help people learn and do what they love from the comfort of their homes will play a vital role as she works closely with Yousician’s CEO and management team on the company’s global growth strategy.
“We couldn’t be more excited for Brynn to join our board. His experience building and scaling a hugely successful advanced home technology platform will be invaluable to us as we go. that we seek to further grow and grow our business and strengthen Yousician’s position as the world’s leading platform for learning and playing music.”
Thür expects the subscribed user base to grow by +50% in 2022 due to product innovation, growing song licensing catalog, and artist relationships, such as its partnership with Metallica – offering its more than 20 million monthly active users more ways to enjoy the innovative learning and gaming experience.
Putnam added, “Although I am not musically gifted, as my childhood piano teacher will attest, I have always loved music. This opportunity is truly music to my ears. I am truly inspired by Chris’ passion for what he and the team build.” Yousician has built a great, profitable business that most companies fail to do, and has clearly already built something that people love and find value in. value. It was really clear that the company has a ton of potential and is making some really big changes to the world. I’m delighted to be part of it.”
Yousician’s proprietary audio recognition artificial intelligence technology and engaging interactive learning techniques have helped the platform quickly become the leading music learning platform. Earlier last year, Yousician raised $28.5 million in a Series B funding round that attracted major investors, including Amazon’s Alexa fund, the founder of Zynga Marc PincusTrivago co-founder Rolf Schromgens and MPL Ventures.
Yousician is the world’s leading platform for learning and playing music, driven by the belief that the more people play music, the better the world will be. With 20 million combined monthly users, the platform’s breakthrough products, Yousician and GuitarTunaare leaders in their field.
Yousician has revolutionized the way people learn and play music with innovative technology that gives players real-time feedback. It offers interactive learning for guitar, bass, ukulele, piano, and voice with lessons, exercises, and songs.
GuitarTuna is the world’s #1 instrument tuner, delivering the fastest, easiest, and most accurate tuning anytime, anywhere. Users can experience over 100 chords on 15 instruments, including chromatic and custom options. And GuitarTuna’s new Play feature introduces AI “Smart Scroll” technology that makes it the app of choice for tuning and playing for guitarists everywhere.
Yousician and GuitarTuna are available for download on the App Store and Google Play Store. The Yousician platform can be used on any phone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer. GuitarTuna is available on all mobile devices or tablets.
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