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April 25, 2015 5:55 PM ET

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Company Overview of thePlatform, Inc.

Company Overview

thePlatform, Inc. provides white-label video management and publishing services for broadband, mobile, and TV. The company offers mpsManage, which offers various products and services for publishing and monetizing broadband and mobile video; mpsConnect, which is the way of syndicating video to the sites and devices where audience spends their time; mpsPresent that provides tools to showcase video and engage viewers; and mpsExperts, which provides support in building solution with professional services, account management, and technical support. It also provides a virtual TV framework to enable cable, satellite, and IPTV service providers to replicate their live, linear programming and video ...

3101 Western Avenue

Suite 300

Seattle, WA 98121

United States

Founded in 2000

Phone:

206-436-7900

Fax:

206-213-0606

Key Executives for thePlatform, Inc.

Co-Chief Executive Officer
Co-Chief Executive Officer
Co-Founder and Strategic Advisor
Co-Founder
Age: 47
Co Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

thePlatform, Inc. Key Developments

Stan SVOD Service Selects thePlatform for Video Management

thePlatform announced that it has been selected by Stan, the joint venture between Nine Entertainment and Fairfax Media limited, to provide back-end video services for Stan, Australia's premier subscription video-on-demand service (SVOD).

Synacor, Inc. and thePlatform Announces New Cooperative Relationship for Video Publishing Expansion Efforts

Synacor, Inc. and thePlatform announced a new cooperative relationship as part of Synacor's expanding end-to-end advanced video offering, serving TV programmers, operators and other major media companies. Specifically, Synacor's integrated solutions for its customers will include access to the thePlatform's back-end video management system, mpx [4], for multiscreen video workflow, policy management, and playback services. Using mpx, Synacor's customers will gain access to a highly scalable, flexible, and enterprise-grade video publishing system to support their expanding video businesses. thePlatform's newly added capabilities will work in tandem with Synacor's next-gen Startpage offering, "PowerPlay" Search & Discovery/Metadata platform, award-winning Cloud ID Authentication services, and Synacor's recently acquired live linear technology from NimbleTV.

thePlatform Announces Management Appointments

thePlatform announced the appointment of Michael Kurtzman as Vice President of Sales for the Americas, where he will be responsible for leading the company's sales in North, South and Central America. Additionally, the company announced that Jouari Santiago has joined thePlatform as Director of Sales for Latin America. Kurtzman comes to thePlatform with more than a decade of experience creating and executing strategies to bring SaaS platforms, mobile applications and digital media products to market. Previously, he served as General Manager of projekt202 Santiago will lead the business development and sales efforts for thePlatform's cloud-based mpx video management system across Latin America. Prior to joining thePlatform, Santiago was the head of product development at Shaw Communications, where he oversaw the company's broadband video strategies across its portfolio of digital entertainment properties, including Shaw Go, Shaw VOD and Shaw Media.

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