blinkx Adds Award-Winning Product Visionary Trent Wheeler to Leadership Team

 blinkx Adds Award-Winning Product Visionary Trent Wheeler to Leadership Team

Media technology veteran joins blinkx as Senior Vice President of Product to
drive product strategy and execution

PR Newswire

SAN FRANCISCO, April 17, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- blinkx, the Internet Media
platform powered by CORE, the world's largest and most advanced video search
engine, today announced the appointment of Trent Wheeler as Senior Vice
President of Product. In his new role, Wheeler will be responsible for product
strategy across blinkx, leading all product and technology teams to create a
unified product vision, direction and management process.

"Trent has been developing innovative, award-winning software for over 14
years, delivering successful products for top video technology brands," said
S. Brian Mukherjee, CEO of blinkx. "As we continue to expand our product
offerings, I'm confident that Trent's unique blend of product management
experience and background in media technology will be a tremendous asset to
us, and will help accelerate growth."

Trent has been a Silicon Valley professional and technology innovator for over
a decade. He has a wide and varied skill set, and has built products ranging
from mobile consumer applications, to consumer and business video and
advertising products, to enterprise software development tools. Most recently,
Trent worked at Rovi(NASDAQ: ROVI), formerly known as Macrovision, a global
leader in the content discovery, video delivery and advertising solution
space. There, he was responsible for video and consumer electronics products,
including Rovi's TotalGuide, an innovative video discovery solution to help
users find video across cable, internet, satellite, and other channels.Trent
also ran DivX, Sidereel, MainConcept, and many other leading video technology
brands while at Rovi.

Trent earned a B.A. in Economics and Religious Studies from the University of
California, Berkeley.

About blinkx
blinkx (LSE AIM: BLNX) is the Internet Media platform powered by CORE, the
world's most advanced video engine. blinkx links viewers with content
distributors and monetizes those interactions through advertising. Through its
flagship site,, the company pioneered video search on the Internet
and today has an index of over 35 million hours of searchable video and more
than 800 media partnerships. In addition, blinkx powers video search for many
of the world's most frequented sites, including and AOL. blinkx
continues to develop innovative approaches to digital video distribution, and
has expanded into mobile video and Connected TV through partnerships with
Samsung, Sony, Roku and other industry leaders. blinkx is headquartered in San
Francisco, CA and London, England. More information is available at

SOURCE blinkx

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blinkx plc, +44 207 986 4000
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