Mountain View, Calif. – May 25, 2012 – Ooyala, the fastest growing company in online video, is a winner of the 2012 Red Herring Top 100 Americas Award, a prestigious honor for the most promising private technology companies from the North American business region. Ooyala was selected by Red Herring’s editorial staff based on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as financial performance, technology innovation, management quality, strategy and market penetration.
“Our industry is at an inflection point with the convergence of mobile, social and video. The definition of online video is changing dramatically as the entire TV industry transforms into the digital age,” said Jay Fulcher, chief executive officer of Ooyala. “Ooyala’s long-time focus on big data and analytics has put us on the leading edge of that transformation, delivering multiscreen experiences that are more personal for the consumer and more profitable for the provider. It’s an honor to be recognized as one of the top names in technology for our team’s contributions toward shaping the future of entertainment.”
Ooyala delivers personalized video experiences across all screens, for many of the world’s largest media companies, networks, content providers and brands. The company’s advanced video analytics platform tracks viewer behavior in real time, across a global footprint of nearly 200 million unique viewers. Processing two billion analytics events each day to track engagement, content and advertising trends, Ooyala delivers actionable insights that enable customers like ESPN, Miramax, The North Face, Victoria’s Secret and hundreds of others to increase viewership and grow revenue with web-delivered video.
Red Herring’s Top 100 America’s list is a mark of distinction for identifying promising new companies and entrepreneurs. Red Herring editors were among the first to recognize that companies like Facebook, Twitter, Google, Yahoo, Skype, Salesforce.com, YouTube and eBay would change the way we live and work. Red Herring’s assessments of potential are complemented by a review of the track record and standing of startups relative to their sector peers, allowing Red Herring to see past the “buzz” and make the list a valuable instrument of discovery and advocacy for the most promising new business models in Americas.
Ooyala is the leader in online video management, publishing, analytics and monetization. Its integrated suite of technologies and services give content owners the power to expand audiences through deep insights that drive increased viewer engagement and revenue from video. Companies using Ooyala technology include Telegraph Media Group, Tennis Australia, Rolling Stone, Dell, Sephora and Yahoo! Japan. Headquartered in Mountain View, California, Ooyala has offices in Los Angeles, New York City, London, Sydney and Guadalajara, Mexico; and the company works with premier reseller and technology partners throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, Japan and the Asia-Pacific region. For more information visit www.ooyala.com.
About the Red Herring
Top 100 Americas Award Finalists for the 2012 edition of the Red Herring 100 Americas award are selected based upon their technological innovation, management strength, market size, investor record, customer acquisition, and financial health. During the several months leading up to the announcement, hundreds of companies in the, security, Web 2.0, software, hardware, life sciences, cloud, mobile and other sectors completed their submissions to qualify for the award.