Following the most recent hire of Alan Tran, Hatch Labs continues to attract top talent to build new mobile startups
February 28th 2012. Hatch Labs Inc. today announced that Sean Rad, former president and founder of Ad.ly, will join Hatch Labs as the founder of a new mobile startup and former Apple employee
Alan Tran has joined the team as Senior Visual Designer. Rad will be
responsible for developing and commercialising an innovative location-based product, while Tran will co-lead visual design projects across Hatch Labs startups.Prior to joining Hatch, Rad founded Ad.ly, the largest platform for celebrity endorsements in social media, with the top 1,000+ celebrities in social media and 30,000+ endorsements for over 150 brands. With Hatch Labs Rad will oversee a new development team in Los Angeles beginning today.
During his tenure at Apple, Tran worked on new user interface designs for key platforms including iOS, OSX and Apple TV. Tran joins Hatch Lab’s NY office alongside award-winning senior designer Juyoung Ryu, who previously spearheaded experimental UI development at Nokia and Patricia Adler, an award-winning product designer and new media artist across the U.S. and Europe.
“Sean and Alan are valuable additions to our already stellar
entrepreneurial team. We’re proud to attract more proven talent to design new concepts and improve mobility through products born out of the Lab,” said Hatch Labs CEO Dinesh Moorjani. “Building enduring mobile businesses starts with insanely-motivated talent, common visions, and an unrelenting desire to overcome obstacles. This explosive cocktail of startup attributes is precisely why Rad and Tran are great fits at Hatch, as we embark on our next series of ventures.”
“Dinesh and the team at Hatch Labs have assembled an unparalleled operating model and incentive structure that gives gifted engineers and entrepreneurs a chance to build new startups, without the added burden of having to bootstrap the company or the added pressure from investors for a quick flip,” said Sean Rad.
Interested parties who would like to be considered for open positions at
Hatch Labs may send an email to: info(at)hatchlabs(dot)com.
About Hatch Labs
Hatch Labs is a technology sandbox for innovative mobile products. With the investment and resources from IAC and Xtreme Labs, Hatch startup teams rapidly prototype new applications and services to best serve the evolving world of mobile. Hatch Labs companies leverage the vast network of IAC, which includes Ask.com, Dictionary.com, CityGrid Media, Match.com, and others, and Xtreme Labs whose client list includes household name brands such as CBS Sports, Evite, Groupon, NBA, and Polaroid. More information from www.hatchlabs.com.