Patrick Seaman

Patrick Seaman

Dallas, Texas, United States
Member since September 24, 2009
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University of Texas at Dallas , BS , Applied Math

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An Internet and new media pioneer, Patrick helped launch the Internet revolution as employee # 1 at AudioNet/ (sold to Yahoo! for $5.4 billion), where he was Director of Technology / CTO, VP of International Development & Special Projects and on the board of directors of Japan.  Patrick helped launch other media and web startups.

  • Patrick is currently the COO, CTO & New Media Vanguard for WhichBox Media and is responsible for content management and operations and, corporate strategy, partner relations, contracts, business plans, product development and mentoring.

    whichbox™ is a turnkey online Publishing as a Service content monetization platform, delivering an integrated, relevancy driven and content focused, all-media, SaaS platform that monetizes vertical-market one-to-many content management system with all-media content distribution with advanced social networking.
  • Overall, Patrick is a seasoned technology executive with 25 years in technology and new media
  • Patrick co-authored the first major book on Internet Broadcasting and streaming media, WebSite Sound, published by New Riders/McMillan
  • Patrick is the former Publisher and CEO of an award winning and ground breaking new media publishing house
  • Patrick is the former Chief Technologist at Deer Channel where he engineered a worlds first scientific project to mount wireless cameras on wildlife in a protected habitat, and broadcast live via broadband what the animals saw and heard in their natural environment
  • Patrick published the first audiobook on the Internet and the first all-media books which were published in: hardback & trade paper, CD, MP3-CD, download, e-book and combined e-book/MP3 CD in multiple formats.
  • Patrick launched the first commercial radio station on the Internet, KLIF, (at AudioNet/ and led the build-out of the first network of Internet radio stations
  • Patrick built the first CDN - Content Delivery Network while he was Director of Technology at AudioNet/ (later Yahoo! Broadcast)
  • Patrick invented the streaming media pre-roll advertisement (to combat deep linking)
  • Patrick managed the first live, commercial international webcasts from inside China (Intel product launches)
  • Patrick negotiated the BBC’s first Internet media standard contract
  • etc., etc.