LongTail's pursuit to match millions of video content with the long tail of Web publishers
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LongTail Video is a New York-based startup that has pioneered the web video market. Our flagship product the -JW Player- is active on over one million websites and streams billions of videos each month. It is used by adiverse group of publishers, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to individual bloggers.AddOns, a library of plugins and skins contributed by LongTail's community of developers that enable customers to customize their JW Player, are used by over 300,000 sites; and theAdSolution, LongTail's stand-alone, self-serve video ad serving system, serves over 200 million in-stream ad impressions each month to thousands of websites.
Recent additions to our family of products includeBits on the Run, an online video platform for managing, hosting and streaming your video content, andOpen Video Ads, the world's first open source initiative to implement the IAB VAST 1.0 / 2.0 standard for video ad delivery.
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We pride ourselves as the leading self-serve video product company on the web.
Dave Otten, Chief Executive Officer Dave has spent his entire career working online. Prior to co-founding LongTail, he served as V.P. of Affiliate Distribution at AzoogleAds where he managed a network of 6,000 affiliates. Previously, Dave was V.P. of Corporate Development at Nielsen/NetRatings and V.P. of Revenue Operations at About.com. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Georgetown University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Jeroen "JW" Wijering, Chief Digital Architect Jeroen is the creator of the incredibly successful JW Media Players, which have generated several million downloads since their launch in 2005. In addition, Jeroen has developed several other projects includingSync.nl, an online magazine for entrepreneurs and professionals as well as a media-hosting service called Bits on the Run. Jeroen graduated from the Design Academy Eindhoven, with honors.
Brian Rifkin, Chief Revenue Officer Brian has worked online since 1997. Until 2007 he served as president of A Simple Internet, a media services firm he founded in 2001 specializing in performance-based marketing. Before that, Brian was S.V.P. of Business Development at About.com. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh.
Doug Cunningham, Chief Technology Officer Doug has worked in various aspects of the technology industry over the course of his career. He was most recently the Director of Product Management at AzoogleAds. Prior to that, he worked as a Principal Consultant at PA Consulting Group, advising enterprise clients on technology management. Previously, Doug was the Chief Architect at CRIA Technologies, a SaaS startup. Doug holds a Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University, where he developed collaborative systems for engineering management, and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Lehigh University.