Rob Greenlee Appointed Head of Content for Spreaker

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Podcast platform takes center stage at NMX 15

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As our offering reaches a broader audience and live audio streaming continues to grow, we’re now strategically situated to better match up great content with our seamless technology.

Spreaker, the leading podcasting and live audio streaming platform, has named podcast pioneer Rob Greenlee as its new Head of Content. Greenlee joins Spreaker in the midst of its first major exhibition in the U.S. at the New Media Expo (#NMX15) at NAB April 13-16, 2015 (Booth #N8016) in Las Vegas.

A longtime podcast pioneer, in 1999 Mr. Greenlee founded a nationwide syndicated broadcast, webcast and podcast radio show, spearheading the podcast movement with the first traditional broadcast radio show in the world to start podcasting.

“We’re both honored and excited to have such an experienced podcast influencer like Rob Greenlee join the Spreaker team,” said Francesco Baschieri, founder and CEO. “As our offering reaches a broader audience and live audio streaming continues to grow, we’re now strategically situated to better match up great content with our seamless technology.”

Prior roles for Mr. Greenlee include CTO of PodcastOne, Business Manager, Podcast Marketplace, Xbox Live, Zune podcast and video production, among other roles.

"I am honored to be joining the Spreaker team and working to bring great on demand podcasts and live streaming shows to Spreaker," said Rob Greenlee. "As the 10 year old medium continues to grow, Spreaker is positioned to take a significant leadership position in the on demand audio, live streaming and podcasting market".

Mr. Greenlee will be participating on “The State of Podcasting” panel, which will take place at the Westgate Resort & Casino (Ballroom D) from 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM on April 14, 2015. The session will cover major trends currently happening in this sector and shifting behavior that will impact podcasting over the next few years.

To celebrate their expansion and visibility at NMX, Spreaker is sponsoring the 10th Annual People’s Choice Podcast Awards, taking place at the Westgate Paradise South Ballroom from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM on April 14th, 2015, attended by world-renowned podcasters and other online influencers and fans.

Exclusive to NMX attendees, the company also offering a free month on any of hosting plans using the promo code: nmx15 here. To set up a meeting during NMX 15, please email podcast(at)spreaker.com.

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About Spreaker

Spreaker is the leading on-demand audio platform that makes it easy to create or discover podcasts and live audio content that can be simultaneously distributed across a vast array of social media platforms and podcasting apps. With over 25,000 podcasters hosting their shows on the platform and 4.8 million monthly active users, Spreaker is the largest podcast creation and hosting platform, offering free and robust applications that empower all levels of content creators to create and publish audio shows from any computer, tablet or mobile phone. Spreaker is a 5 year-old company with offices in San Francisco, Seattle and Berlin. For more information about Spreaker, please visit http://www.spreaker.com. Content creators can reach us at podcast(at)spreaker.com

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