Destiny Media Technologies Names Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
for Clipstream® Business
VANCOUVER, Aug. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - 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:
-- Revenue growth in excess of 400% in each of the business units
-- In Global Operations and IT Services across EMEA, he was
responsible for supporting 28 countries, over 7,000 clients and
$4B in revenue and sales operations
-- Mr. 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
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.
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