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Biographical Information
Tim Siglin
Chairman
423.384.9962

Tim Siglin is chairman of Braintrust Digital, a digital media production company, and a co-founder of the go-to-market strategic consulting firm Transitions, Inc. Involved full-time in visual communications and digital media for over 20 years, Siglin has also served as a contributing editor for StreamingMedia.com for over 15 years.  Prior to co-founding Transitions Inc., he served as principal analyst at The Hampton-James Company, a media consultancy, and was CEO of Century VII, Inc., a production and media integration design firm. Siglin has an MBA in international entrepreneurship, has taught as an adjunct at several colleges and universities, and has worked in both motion picture production and crisis management public relations. As a co-founder of Transitions, Inc., Siglin offers customized strategy consulting for a number of customers, including three Fortune 10 companies, numerous Fortune 100 companies, and multiple small businesses. Repeat customers account for more than 80 percent of all on-going business. Siglin can be reached at writer@braintrustdigital.com.

 

Articles By Tim Siglin

Is the RIAA’s “Making Available” Argument Still Valid?

A recent case brought aby a Recording Industry Association of America music label against a file sharer has been settled, but at significantly less per song than a similar case.
Tues., Aug. 19, by Tim Siglin

Featured Articles, Posted 19 Aug 2008

BitGravity’s Philosophy: Take It Easy

BitGravity’s seemingly slow approach in terms of CDN sales might be changing thanks to some new customer wins and the recent announcement of $2.5 million in funding.

Featured Articles, Posted 14 Aug 2008

Streams of Thought: The Patent Wars

As CDNs commoditize and streaming grows up, companies are gobbling up patents in an attempt to stay competitive. Who will come out on top?
Featured Articles, Posted 08 Aug 2008

Technicolor Dreams

Through acquisitions and partnerships, Thomson’s Technicolor is growing its business smartly in the United States and Europe, with an eye on Latin America and Asia for 2009.
Featured Articles, Posted 05 Aug 2008

Yahoo! Music Unlimited Turns Out To Be Limited

Another music service pulls the DRM plug, although unlike MSN Music, Yahoo! Music won't exit the music biz entirely, and will partner with Rhapsody. But some observers wonder how long even Apple can stay in the online music biz.
Thurs., July 31, by Tim Siglin
Featured Articles, Posted 31 Jul 2008

Streaming Media Podcast #21: Benjamin Wayne, Fliqz

In this week's podcast, Tim Siglin talks to Benjamin Wayne, CEO and Founder of Fliqz, who shares his opinions about what's wrong with video advertising CPM rates, agencies and the cost of content production.
Thurs., July 31, by Tim Siglin
Featured Articles, Posted 31 Jul 2008

Highwinds Lands Commitment from Technicolor

Highwinds RollingThunder CDN has chops, but also doesn't compete with its customers, as proven by recent deals with Castfire and Technicolor.
Tues., July 22, by Tim Siglin
Featured Articles, Posted 22 Jul 2008

Apple iPhone 3G Launch Marred by Activation Problems

Activation issues plague early adopters, but those who've been able to get their new iPhones up and running are seeing the potential of the device as a third computing platform.
Fri., July 11, by Tim Siglin
Featured Articles, Posted 11 Jul 2008

Streaming Media Podcast #20: All-Stars and Format Wars

The first in a series of podcasts with Streaming Media All Stars, this spirited discussion with Nico McLane includes Jan Ozer and several opinions on Windows Media, Flash, H.264 and the needs of enterprise user.
Fri., July 11, by Tim Siglin
Featured Articles, Posted 11 Jul 2008

Interoperability and Simplicity the Key Trends at Connections 2008

This year's Connections conference highlighted the paths and pitfalls to streaming in the home, with competing approaches offering simplified user experiences. And while there's a push towards a unified standard, its realizations seems a long ways off.
Tues., July 8, by IdaRose Sylvester and Tim Siglin
Featured Articles, Posted 08 Jul 2008

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