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March 30, 2015 8:51 PM ET

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Company Overview of Shazam Entertainment Limited

Company Overview

Shazam Entertainment Limited operates as a media engagement company that connects people to the media through their mobile devices. The company offers Shazam, an application that connects people to the music, TV shows, and brands they love, as well as enables them to discover, explore, buy, and share; and allows them to share their discoveries on Facebook, Twitter, Whatsapp, Pinterest, and Google+. It offers its application in various platforms, including iOS, Android, BlackBerry, and Windows 7, as well as through various stores, including iTunes, Amazon, Android Market, Google play, the Nokia Store, and others. The company partners with mobile carriers, OEM manufacturers, and media companie...

26-28 Hammersmith Grove

London,  W6 7HA

United Kingdom

Founded in 2000

Phone:

44 20 8742 6820

Fax:

44 20 8742 6821

Key Executives for Shazam Entertainment Limited

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director
Executive Chairman
Founder and Chief Scientist
Chief Financial Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Shazam Entertainment Limited Key Developments

Shazam Appoints Julie Leplus as Sales Director for France

Shazam has appointed its first sales director for France, Julie Leplus, who formerly worked at Omnicom and M6. Leplus will split her time between Paris and London and has been tasked with 'securing and growing revenue' in the country. She works in connection with the MBrand3 advertising agency.

Shazam and Audience Entertainment Announces Partnership to Bring Motion-Sensitive Advertisements

Shazam and Audience Entertainment announced a partnership to bring motion-sensitive advertisements to Shazam-enabled screens in locations including concert venues, sports arenas and shopping malls. The partnership will offer new, extended content opportunities to Shazam users.

Shazam Upgrades Windows Phone App

Shazam launched a major update to its Windows Phone app, featuring an interface designed specifically for Windows 8.1, improved music recognition, new track pages, additional tagging functionality and Cortana support. The updated app now features: Better Music Recognition 'With quicker app startup, users can start Shazaming faster and expect more accurate results. The Windows Phone app will now deliver the world-class performance of Shazam on other platforms. Cortana Voice Control ' An even faster way to connect with the music playing around you, just ask Cortana to 'Shazam this' for quick results. Live Tiles 'Shazam will display most recent discovery right on the home screen by taking advantage of Windows Phone’s Live Tiles, giving fans quick access to the app. New Track Pages ' Music results will now be enhanced with music videos, lyrics and links to Xbox Music where users can buy the music they love. My Shazam ' Users can easily access all the music they’ve discovered and saved, with easy access to buying tracks on Xbox Music.

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