Iyuno’s Stella Yoo Nominated for the 2023 Hedy Lamarr Award, Celebrating Innovation in Entertainment Technology

May 5, 2023

Iyuno's Stella Yoo gives toast at private event

Iyuno, media and entertainment’s leading global localization provider, is proud to announce that its Chief Client Officer, Stella Yoo, has been nominated for the 2023 Hedy Lamarr Award by The Digital Entertainment Group (DEG).

The award recognizes outstanding female executives who have made significant contributions to the entertainment industry through their impact in technology. Stella is among an esteemed list of nominees from major industry players such as Crunchyroll, Google, Paramount Streaming, and Warner Bros. Discovery. 

The seventh annual Hedy Lamarr Award honors exceptional women who have demonstrated innovation, leadership and excellence in their careers. The award's distinguished judging panel consists of prominent leaders from various fields, including motion picture, television, music, IT and consumer electronics. The winner will be announced at an in-person ceremony to be held in November. 

As Iyuno's Chief Client Officer, Stella leads the company's global client operations teams and drives growth initiatives. She has made substantial contributions to the content localization niche of the entertainment sector, addressing the growing demand for faster turnaround on localized content supported by cutting-edge technology. 

With over 20 years of experience in the industry, Stella has been an integral part of Iyuno's growth from a small, Korea-based subtitling start-up to a global company with AI-driven localization and operations across 34 countries. Her dedication to localization and passion for bringing cultures together are reflected in her leadership style, which focuses on finding and developing people's talent, passion, career and dreams.   

"We are thrilled that Stella's significant contributions to the industry have been recognized with this well-deserved nomination," said David Lee, CEO of Iyuno. "Stella's innovative and creative leadership has been instrumental in driving Iyuno's growth, and we are proud to have her on our executive team. We congratulate all the nominees and look forward to the announcement of the winner this summer."  



DEG ( is an industry association that advocates and promotes entertainment platforms, products and distribution channels, on behalf of motion picture, music, consumer electronics and technologies companies. Initiatives include Blu-ray Disc, UltraViolet, 4K television, and Digital Data Tracking.  



Iyuno ( is the media and entertainment industry’s leading localization service provider. As a trusted global partner to the world’s most recognized entertainment studios, streaming platforms and creators, it offers end-to-end localization services – from dubbing, subtitling and access services to media management, transformation and distribution services – in over 100 languages for every type of content distribution platform. The company's 75-year collective legacy is unmatched in operational expertise, scale, capacity and breadth of services. Leveraging the best in breed creative and technical talent, state-of-the-art facilities and next generation technologies, the company now boasts the largest global footprint with 67 offices in 34 countries. The company’s scale and customer-centric approach is focused on its mission of connecting content, connecting people. For more information, follow @IyunoHQ and #WeAreIyuno across social platforms.