Hearst Exec Joins Virtual Reality Company ‘Jaunt’

George Kliavkoff joins as CEO.

Jaunt, a virtual reality startup, has named George Kliavkoff CEO.

Kliavkoff comes to Jaunt from Hearst, where he most recently served as co-president of entertainment and syndication. He had been with Hearst since 2009.

Prior to joining Hearst, Kliavkoff served as chief digital officer at NBC Universal.

Kliavkoff is succeeding Jaunt founder and interim CEO Arthur van Hoff. Hoff will now resume his role as Jaunt’s CTO.