SAN FRANCISCO - Award-winning writer and gay adult industry veteran Jack Shamama has joined the team at video-on-demand provider NakedSword full-time.


Shamama was named product manager for the company's network of websites. For six months the driving force behind the company's expansion into the European market, he recently began spearheading the redesign and re-launch of the company's flagship site.


"Jack has been a member of the NakedSword family since 2001, when he made us the first adult partner on," said NakedSword Chief Executive Officer Tim Valenti. "He has delivered brilliant work in the writing of GayPornBlog, as well as in creating the hit gay porn soap opera ‘Wet Palms.' Jack delivers the highest level of quality assurance to all his endeavors and will bring that same creativity, vitality and leadership to the entire NakedSword network of products, from NakedSword membership and pay-per-view to the TheSword, GayPornBlog and His vision and insight will help steer NakedSword and all its future endeavors toward a bright future."


Shamama previously served as brand and product manager for Falcon Studios, where he oversaw the rebranding and management of the Mustang, Jocks and Falcon International lines. He also oversaw Falcon's toy line and led the execution of the studio's anthology line.


"My first priority is to change what people think about our membership site as we grow it into something really revolutionary," Shamama said of his new position. "I'm excited for our members to see our hard work when we re-launch in the next few weeks ... something you'll surely be hearing about. Tim's compiled the best of the best here, and I'm honored to take my place at their side."