About Us

Revolutionizing Digital Tv

About Us

Delivering content that connects

Ooyala operates one of the world’s largest premium video platforms and a leading ad serving platform. Built with superior analytics capabilities, our personalized cloud TV solutions enable companies to address the rapid transformation of viewer behaviors. We help our customers connect viewers with their interests, audiences with advertising, analytic insights to business strategies, and ultimately, video with revenue.

Bel's quote

“I like to think of us as a big data company focused on premium video. Using best-in-class analytics, we help our customers generate an unparalleled understanding of their workflows, their audiences, and their inventories so they can optimize their video business across screens and platforms.”

—BELSASAR LEPE, OOYALA CO-FOUNDER

Major milestones to date

Ooyala Founded

Ooyala Founded

2007

Ooyala was founded in April 2007 by former Googlers Bismarck and Belsasar Lepe and Sean Knapp. Video, they decided, was ready to move beyond cats and pirated content.

Shipped First Video Platform

Shipped First Video Platform

2009

Ooyala shipped its first video platform, which has been followed by many firsts—first integrated transcoding cloud, first adaptive bitrate streaming for flash, first iPhone delivery and more.

Built Lead in Analytics

Built Lead in Analytics

2010

Ooyala built its early lead in analytics, which it maintains to this day, and was the first video platform provider to deliver real-time analytics for its customers.

Established Global Customer Base

Established Global Customer Base

2011

Established global customer base, becoming the platform of choice for premium broadcasters and media companies including ESPN, The Telegraph, News International and Yahoo! Japan.

Invested in Local Expertise

Invested in Local Expertise

2012

Expanded global footprint and local expertise with offices in New York, London, Sydney, Singapore and Guadalajara.

Acquired by Telstra

Acquired by Telstra

2014

Ooyala became an independent subsidiary of Telstra, making it one of the best-capitalized and video and analytics technology companies in the world, with the resources to innovate faster.

Acquired Leader in AdTech

Acquired Leader in AdTech

2014

Ooyala acquired leading video advertising technology provider Videoplaza, expanding product portfolio to the fast-growing video ad market and building out a new business dimension.

Acquired Leader in Media Logistics

Acquired Leader in Media Logistics

2015

Ooyala acquired Nativ, expanding its offering to video production, post-production, digital content services, broadcast planning and media management for both OTT and on-air content.

Global scale, local expertise

Silicon Valley (HQ) New York Dallas Guadalajara Stockholm London Paris Madrid Cologne Singapore Tokyo Sydney Chennai
500+ customers worldwide
reaching 220M unique monthly viewers
serving over1.2B video ads per month (June 2015)

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