Weyland Tech Welcomes Jon ‘Dr. J’ Najarian to Board of Directors
New York, NY, Feb. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Weyland Tech, Inc. (OTCQX: WEYL) (“Weyland” or the “Company”), a provider of mobile business applications, announced today that Mr. Jon Najarian has joined the Company’s Board of Directors.
Weyland CEO Brent Suen welcomed Mr. Najarian to the Board commenting, “It is with great pleasure that we welcome Jon onto our Board, his breadth of financial market knowledge and experience is a great addition to our leadership as we prepare to bring AtozPay out of beta and grow our company’s presence in the digital payments space. We are excited to be the first public board Jon has joined.”
Mr. Najarian added, “When I saw Weyland’s cutting edge CreateApp platform, I knew it was a game changer. When a business can build their own mobile apps, integrate Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Sina and more with payment services that’s a business with a very bright future. I’m excited to join their board and be part of this.”
About Mr. Jon “Dr.J” Najarian
Jon “Dr.J” Najarian was a linebacker for the Chicago Bears before he turned to another kind of contact sport – trading on the Chicago Board Options Exchange.
He became a member of the CBOE, NYSE, CME and CBOT and worked as a floor trader for some 25 years. In 1990 he founded Mercury Trading, a market-making firm at the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), which he sold in 2004 to Citadel, one of the world’s largest hedge funds. In 2005 Jon co-founded optionMONSTER and tradeMONSTER – both were acquired in 2014 by private equity firm General Atlantic Partners. Today, he is a professional investor, money manager and media analyst.
Jon developed and patented trading applications and algorithms used to identify unusual activity in stock, options, and futures markets. optionMONSTER, an options news and education site, was described by Securities Industry News as “content king of the options business.”
For years tradeMONSTER has been rated “Best for Options Traders” by Barron’s and was the first online broker to deploy streaming, desktop-like trading in a web browser.
In 2016 Jon and his brother Pete co-founded Najarian Advisors, a company advising institutional investors on options strategies.
The brothers invest in and work with start-ups via Rebellion Partners, a venture consulting firm they launched in 2015.
Jon can be seen weekly on CNBC, where he is cast member of the “Halftime Report” and the “Fast Money” show. He is also the feature of the “DRJ Report” on CBOE-TV, the exchange’s popular webcast.
Jon’s CNBC Profile Page is available at: https://www.cnbc.com/jon-najarian/
Follow Jon on Twitter: @jonnajarian
The Company’s 8-k filing reflecting the appointment was filed with the SEC on February 12, 2018 and is available on the SEC’s website.
The Company looks forward to providing additional updates as they are available.
About Weyland Tech Inc.
Weyland Tech’s CreateApp platform is focused on the Asia markets. Our CreateApp platform offered in 14 languages, enables small and medium sized businesses (“SMB’s”) to create native mobile applications (“APP”) for Apple’s iOS and Google Android without technical knowledge or background. Empowering SMB’s to increase sales, reach more customers and promote their products and services via simple easy to build mobile APPs in an affordable and cost-effective manner.
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