Ecast, a U.S.-based broadband touchscreen media network, has appointed Joe Kennedy to serve on its board of directors. Kennedy currently serves as CEO of Internet music service Pandora.

"Joe's insights in running successful, high-growth companies should prove to be a strong asset as we continue to expand our network footprint and build additional media and content offerings," Ecast CEO John Taylor said in a statement.

Prior to joining Pandora, Kennedy served as president and COO at E-Loan. He also enjoyed an 11-year stint during the mid-'90s at Saturn Corporation, where he was VP of sales, service and marketing.