Destiny Media Technologies Names Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
for Clipstream® Business
VANCOUVER, Aug. 13, 2014
VANCOUVER, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -Destiny Media Technologies (TSXV: DSY)
(OTCQX: DSNY) today announced the appointment of Dale Borland as the Vice
President and Chief Operating Officer for its Clipstream^® business. In this
position, Mr. Borland will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the
Clipstream^® business, including the strategic plan, personnel, sales and
marketing, and product strategy.
Mr. Borland brings more than 25 years of leadership experience in successfully
commercializing new technologies in multiple international markets.
Mr. Borland joined Microsoft Corp. in 1989 and during his 17-year tenure, he
held senior management and executive roles in a number of fast growth
divisions, with accomplishments that included:
oRevenue growth in excess of 400% in each of the business units he led
oIn Global Operations and IT Services across EMEA, he was responsible for
supporting 28 countries, over 7,000 clients and $4B in revenue and sales
oMr. Borland headed up strategy, sales, marketing and channels development
for Microsoft's pursuit of the home market during the time of initial
commercialization of the MSN Network, Digital Media products and Xbox,
achieving annual revenues of $200 million.
Mr. Borland has served in leadership roles in medium size enterprises as well
as early stage entrepreneurial ventures. In 2006, he was appointed to the role
of President & CEO of Marqui Inc., where he led a strategic change in product,
sales and services into a SaaS operating company, which culminated in an
acquisition in the fall of 2009. From 2010-2012, Mr. Borland served as Chief
Operating Officer at Wantsa Media Inc., an online transaction solution for
digital media and social content, focused on OEM licensing for clients such as
Yahoo, AT&T, and Chicago Times Media Group. In addition, Mr. Borland was
Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer of Colligo Networks and Technical Director
at Bytech Limited.
"We are very excited to bring Dale into our senior management team. His global
operations, strategic planning and marketing background, combined with a
demonstrated ability to lead organizations to meaningful growth are an
excellent match for the needs of this position," said Steve Vestergaard, Chief
Executive Officer of Destiny Media Technologies. "His extensive background and
leadership will also be instrumental as we build out the sales, marketing and
support team for Clipstream^®."
"With its multiple applications and ability to play across every major
browser, Clipstream^® offers something unique in today's online video
technology landscape. The opportunity for this solution is significant in both
size and scale," said Mr. Borland. "I look forward to leading this effort and
contributing to the success of Destiny Media Technologies."
About Destiny Media Technologies, Inc.
Destiny provides software products and services that enable digital content
owners to securely distribute and play their audio and video content on line.
The Company's two major product lines are Clipstream^® and Play MPE^®.
Clipstream^® (www.clipstream.com) is an on line video format that plays on any
current Internet enabled device including smart phones, tablets, computers and
televisions with no special downloads or player installs. Play MPE^®
(www.plaympe.com) is the global market leader in providing a standardized
method to securely and cost effectively distribute pre-release music to radio
stations and other music industry professionals. This full service solution
provides secure file distribution including promotional and support
information, meta data, streaming samples, customer and user data and
analytics. More information can be found at www.dsny.com
SOURCE Destiny Media Technologies, Inc.
Contact: Investor Relations: Dave Mossberg, Three Part Advisors, 817-310-0051
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