This appointment will provide us a solid platform for accelerating our development and expansion.
Camas, WA (Vocus) December 15, 2008
Abacast Inc. of Camas, Wash. announced that digital media technology and entertainment veteran Nils Lahr has joined the company's Board of Advisors.
Mr. Lahr is the former CTO and Co-Founder of iBEAM Broadcasting and a key architect of Microsoft's Digital Media Platform. He was also a founder of VXtreme, which was acquired by Microsoft for over $50 million. Mr. Lahr has consulted on technology strategy and projects to numerous Fortune 50 companies. He recently co-founded Synergy Sports, which indexes video of every NBA game, and Lexicon Digital, a startup venture founded with the actor David Caruso.
"The addition of Nils Lahr as an Advisor adds valuable and deep experience in the development of Abacast's technology, including our unique Hybrid CDN and advertising injection technologies. We are delighted to have the contribution of Nils' vast experience and knowledge," said Mike King, President Abacast Inc."This appointment will provide us a solid platform for accelerating our development and expansion."
"Abacast's technologies are exciting to me as it is clear that the digital media industry requires hybrid solutions to move to the next level and continue to offset demand from traditional broadcast and onto the Internet," said Mr. Lahr, "By utilizing all available delivery options the consumer is provided with the best possible experience 24/7. I'm excited about joining the team and lending my experiences to help scale and accelerate Abacast's solutions."
Abacast, Inc., founded in 2000, is a commercial quality, Hybrid Content Distribution Network (CDN), offering the most options in the industry to distribute and monetize the Internet distribution of rich media including live video and online radio, video-on-demand (VOD), and games and software.