New York, NY (PRWEB) August 14, 2012
KeepTree.com (http://www.KeepTree.com), the creator of the new video messaging technology that allows users to record videos and deliver them at a future date and time, announced today that Lon Levin, President of SkySevenVentures and a co-founder of XM Satellite Radio, has made an investment In KeepTree.com and joined its Advisory Board.
Jon Loew, Chief Executive Officer of KeepTree.com, commented on the addition of Mr. Levin to the Board of Advisors: “KeepTree.com competes in a very fast moving technology sector. To build a company that is best in class we must surround ourselves with the appropriate talent to accomplish our goals. Lon has a proven track record of success in media and technology, particularly in areas where they overlap. He brings tremendous experience and talent to our team.”
Mr. Levin is an executive and entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience in media and technology. Since leaving XM Satellite Radio in 2005, Mr. Levin has been helping other companies achieve similar success. Through SkySevenVentures, Mr. Levin is involved in other media and technology companies, including Slacker Radio, Blue Ridge Networks, ATK, and Sentinel Satellite. Besides XM Radio, Mr. Levin was integral in the creation and development of Mobile Satellite Ventures, XM Canada, Terrestar, and Amercian Mobile Satellite. Before his corporate career, he was a partner at the law firm of Gurman, Kurtis, Blask and Freedman specializing in telecommunications and media law, and before that, an attorney at the Federal Communications Commission.
“KeepTree is the next step in the way people communicate via the Internet,” says Mr. Levin. “KeepTree has made tremendous progress and has set the stage for great success.”
Mr. Levin is a member of the U.S. Department of Defense’s Defense Business Board and the Commercial Space Advisory Subcommittee of the NASA Advisory Council. He is Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Space Foundation, is board member of the Planetary Society and a member of the Board of Governors of the National Space Society. He and his XM colleagues were inducted into the Space Foundation Technology Hall of Fame in 2002.
KeepTree (http://www.KeepTree.com) is a web-based video messaging system designed to allow users to record, store, and share videos. The KeepTree service, which does not require a simultaneous Internet connection, lets users decide when videos are delivered to their recipients. KeepTree is the first service to allow future delivery of videos using its FutureSend™ technology, and provides users many personal capabilities, including enabling users to arrange to share memories and advice with loved ones even after they have passed away.
KeepTree also operates the “TroopTree” service (http://www.TroopTree.com), which is available at no charge to active duty military personnel and their families. FutureSend™ and VideoVault™ features make TroopTree.com an ideal communication platform for service men and women to stay in touch with family and friends during deployments. TroopTree.com gives military families the peace of mind of knowing they can record and share legacy communications. TroopTree.com is also a convenient place for the public-at-large to record and post “Thank You” videos for our troops for their service to our country.
Brody Ehrlich, Director of Business Development, Brody(at)keeptree(dot)com or (646) 205-3610 x801