Press Release: March 31, 2014
Vobile Announces Appointment of Web and Mobile Services Veteran Steve Klinenberg to Lead Its Platform Service Business
SANTA CLARA, CA – March 31, 2014 — Vobile, the worldwide leading provider of video and audio content identification, analytics and management services, announced today the appointment of Steve Klinenberg to the position of Senior Vice President, Platform Service Business.
A 20-year veteran in web and mobile business services, Mr. Klinenberg previously spent 12 years as Senior Vice President, Technology & Operations and Chief Operating Officer for digital agency1K Studios, where he worked with studios, gaming and technology firms. Prior to this role he was general manager for a startup data mining SaaS firm at incubator eCompanies. He also served as Vice President of Operations for the publicly traded Internet services company Rare Medium
“I’m thrilled to join Vobile, a true technology leader with unlimited growth potential,” said Klinenberg. “We are launching exciting new products in TV gamification and content monetization, which will offer content providers and broadcasters with opportunities they never previously had access to. This technology will be game-changing, and I’m excited to be a part of it.”
“We are very pleased to welcome Steve to our team,” said Yangbin Wang, CEO of Vobile. “His expertise and experience is a perfect fit for our new initiatives in TV gamification and content monetization. Following the recent acquisition of Blayze, Steve will be working to further build Vobile’s Los Angeles presence and help launch our upcoming monetization and gamification platforms."
Vobile is the worldwide leader in video and audio content protection, measurement and monetization services. Its patented core VDNA technologies enable fully automated identification, tracking and management of any video and audio content with high accuracy and scalability. Vobile operates the VDNA Database (VDDB), which is the most comprehensive database of authorized video fingerprints, metadata and business rules from major movie studios, television networks and record labels. Founded in 2005, the company is headquartered in Santa Clara, Ca., with additional offices in the United States, Japan and Hong Kong. Please contact us for more information.
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