blinkx SVP Federico Grosso to Speak at Digital Age 2.0
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF.—August 16, 2010—blinkx, the world’s largest and most advanced video search engine, today announced that Senior Vice President of Business Development Federico Grosso will be presenting at Digital Age 2.0 at 5:45 p.m. BRST on August 18 at the Sheraton WTC Hotel in São Paulo, Brazil.
For four years, this international conference about marketing and communication in the digital era has brought together CEOs, CMOs, journalists, and advertising and communication professionals to review the future of their industries. Speakers lined up for the event include Andrea Harrison, vice president of Razorfish, and Guy Kawasaki, director of Garage Technology Ventures. Mr. Grosso will participate in a 45-minute panel titled, “Online Video – The Rules of TV Don’t Apply Here,” to share his expertise on how to integrate the rapidly growing landscape of online video—where all day is prime time—into existing business models.
A well-respected expert with more than a decade of international experience in both online advertising and digital media, Mr. Grosso has spoken at prominent industry events around the world including MIPTV, Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival and Digital Hollywood. Since joining blinkx in 2004, Mr. Grosso has led his team to create more than 720 media and advertising partnerships with some of the world’s most popular consumer brands including Reuters, MTV Networks, RealNetworks, Nokia, Microsoft and Shell.
As the pioneer in video search technology, blinkx has built a reputation as the smartest way to find rich media on the Web. The company has made more than 720 partners and indexed over 35 million hours of video and audio content to date.
blinkx plc (LSE AIM: BLNX) is the world’s largest and most advanced video search engine. Today, blinkx has indexed more than 35 million hours of audio, video, viral and TV content, and made it fully searchable and available on demand. blinkx’s founders set out to solve a significant challenge – as TV and user-generated content on the Web explode, keyword-based search technologies only scratch the surface. blinkx’s patented search technologies listen to – and even see – the Web, helping users enjoy a breadth and accuracy of search results not available elsewhere. In addition, blinkx powers the video search for many of the world’s most frequented sites. blinkx is based in San Francisco and London. More information is available at www.blinkx.com.
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