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The List of the 100 Companies That Matter Most in Online Video in 2015

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Our panel of 9 streaming media experts has spoken, and these are the 100 companies doing the most important and innovative work in online video today. Read our introduction to learn more about how the list was created.

1 Beyond

1BEYOND.COM
Founded: 1996
Chief Officer: Terry Cullen, CEO

Adobe

ADOBE.COM
Founded: 1982
Chief Officer: Shantanu Narayen, President and CEO

AJA Video Systems

AJA.COM
Founded: 1993
Chief Officer: John Abt, CEO

Akamai

AKAMAI.COM
Founded: 1998
Chief Officer: Tom Leighton, CEO

AllDigital

ALLDIGITAL.COM
Founded: 2009
Chief Officer: Michael Linos, President and CEO

Amazon Web Services

AMAZON.COM
Founded: 1994
Chief Officer: Jeff Bezos, President, CEO, and Chairman

Anvato

ANVATO.COM
Founded: 2007
Chief Officer: Alper Turgut, CEO

Apple

APPLE.COM
Founded: 1976
Chief Officer: Tim Cook, CEO

AVIWEST

AVIWEST.COM
Founded: 2008
Chief Officer: Erwan Gasc, CEO

Beamr

BEAMR.COM
Founded: 2009
Chief Officer: Sharon Carmel, Founder and CEO

Bitmovin

BITMOVIN.COM
Founded: 2013
Chief Officer: Stefan Lederer, CEO

Blackmagic Design

BLACKMAGICDESIGN.COM
Founded: 1984
Chief Officer: Grant Petty, CEO

Blonder Tongue Laboratories

BLONDERTONGUE.COM
Founded: 1950
Chief Officer: Robert J. Palle, CEO and President

Brightcove

BRIGHTCOVE.COM
Founded: 2004
Chief Officer: David Mendels, CEO

BuyDRM

BUYDRM.COM
Founded: 2001
Chief Officer: Christopher Levy, Founder and CEO

Cedexis

CEDEXIS.COM
Founded: 2009
Chief Officer: Scott Grout, CEO

Cisco Systems

CISCO.COM
Founded: 1984
Chief Officer: Chuck Robbins, CEO

Clearleap

CLEARLEAP.COM
Founded: 2007
Chief Officer: Braxton Jarratt, CEO

Cogent Communications

COGENTCO.COM
Founded: 1999
Chief Officer: Dave Schaffer, Founder and CEO

Comcast Wholesale

COMCAST.COM
Founded: 1994
Chief Officer: Matt McConnell, Senior Vice President and General Manager

Conviva

CONVIVA.COM
Founded: 2006
Chief Officer: Hui Zhang, Founder and CEO

DaCast

DACAST.COM
Founded: 2008
Chief Officer: Stephane Roulland, CEO

Dejero Labs

DEJERO.COM
Founded: 2008
Chief Officer: Brian Cram, CEO

Digital Primates

DIGITALPRIMATES.NET
Founded: 1994
Chief Officer: Michael Labriola, Founder

Digitalsmiths (A TiVo Company)

DIGITALSMITHS.COM
Founded: 2006
Chief Officer: Matt Berry, Cofounder and President

Discover Video

DISCOVERVIDEO.COM
Founded: 2008
Chief Officer: Rich Mavrogeanes, President and CEO

Dolby Laboratories

DOLBY.COM
Founded: 1965
Chief Officer: Kevin Yeaman, President and CEO

DVEO (A Division of Computer Modules, Inc.)

DVEO.COM
Founded: 1982
Chief Officer: Laszlo Zoltan, CEO

Elemental Technologies

ELEMENTALTECHNOLOGIES.COM
Founded: 2006
Chief Officer: Sam Blackman, Cofounder, CEO, and Chairman

Encoding.com

ENCODING.COM
Founded: 2008
Chief Officer: Greggory Heil, Founder and CEO

Envivio

ENVIVIO.COM
Founded: 2000
Chief Officer: Julien Signès, President, CEO, and Cofounder

Epiphan Video

EPIPHAN.COM
Founded: 2003
Chief Officer: Mike Sandler, President and CEO

Ericsson

ERICSSON.COM
Founded: 1876
Chief Officer: Hans Vestberg, CEO

EuclidIQ

EUCLIDIQ.COM
Founded: 1999
Chief Officer: Richard Wingard, CEO

Fastly

FASTLY.COM
Founded: 2011
Chief Officer: Artur Bergman, Founder and CEO

Float Left Interactive

FLOATLEFTINTERACTIVE.COM
Founded: 2009
Chief Officer: Tom Schaeffer, CEO

Google

GOOGLE.COM
Founded: 1998
Chief Officer: Sundar Pichai, CEO

Haivision

HAIVISION.COM
Founded: 2004
Chief Officer: Miroslav (Mirko) Wicha, President, CEO, and Chairman

Harmonic

HARMONICINC.COM
Founded: 1988
Chief Officer: Patrick Harshman, President and CEO

HeyWatch

HEYWATCHENCODING.COM
Founded: 2006
Chief Officer: Bruno Celeste, Founder and CTO

Highwinds

HIGHWINDS.COM
Founded: 2002
Chief Officer: Steve Miller, Founder and CEO

Imagine Communications

IMAGINECOMMUNICATIONS.COM
Founded: 2005
Chief Officer: Charlie Vogt, CEO

Intel

INTEL.COM
Founded: 1968
Chief Officer: Brian Kraznich, CEO

Irdeto

IRDETO.COM
Founded: 1969
Chief Officer: Doug Lowther, CEO

iStreamPlanet

ISTREAMPLANET.COM
Founded: 2000
Chief Officer: Mio Babic, President and CEO

JVC

JVC.COM
Founded: 1927
Chief Officer: Haruo Kawahara, Chairman and CEO

JW Player

JWPLAYER.COM
Founded: 2007
Chief Officer: Dave Otten, CEO

Kaltura

KALTURA.COM
Founded: 2006
Chief Officer: Ron Yekutiel, Cofounder, CEO, and Chairman

Kencast

KENCAST.COM
Founded: 1994
Chief Officer: William E. Steele, Chairman and CEO

Level 3 Communications

LEVEL3.COM
Founded: 1985
Chief Officer: Jeff Storey, CEO

Limelight Networks

LIMELIGHT.COM
Founded: 2001
Chief Officer: Robert Lento, President, CEO, and Director

LiveGear (A Vislink Company)

LIVE-GEAR.COM
Founded: 1999
Chief Officer: Mike Payne, CEO

Livestream

LIVESTREAM.COM
Founded: 2007
Chief Officer: Max Haot, Cofounder and CEO

LiveU

LIVEU.TV
Founded: 2006
Chief Officer: Samuel Wasserman, CEO

Matrox

MATROX.COM
Founded: 1976
Chief Officer: Lorne Trottier, President

Media Excel

MEDIAEXCEL.COM
Founded: 2000
Chief Officer: Jongil Kim, Founder, President, and CTO

MediaPlatform

MEDIAPLATFORM.COM
Founded: 2005
Chief Officer: Jim McGovern, CEO

Microsoft

MICROSOFT.COM
Founded: 1975
Chief Officer: Satya Nadella, CEO

Mirror Image Internet, Inc.

MIRROR-IMAGE.COM
Founded: 1997
Chief Officer: Gustav Vik, CEO and President

MLB Advanced Media

MLBAM.COM
Founded: 2000
Chief Officer: Robert A. Bowman, CEO

NeuLion

NEULION.COM
Founded: 2004
Chief Officer: Kanaan Jemili, CEO

NewTek

NEWTEK.COM
Founded: 1986
Chief Officer: Jim Plant, CEO

ON24

ON24.COM
Founded: 1998
Chief Officer: Sharat Sharan, President and CEO

OnStream Media

ONSTREAMMEDIA.COM
Founded: 1993
Chief Officer: Randy S. Selman, Chairman, President, and CEO

Ooyala

OOYALA.COM
Founded: 2007
Chief Officer: Jay Fulcher, President and CEO

Osprey by Variosystems

OSPREYVIDEO.COM
Founded: 1993
Chief Officer: Peter Ermish, General Manager

Panasonic

PANASONIC.COM
Founded: 1918
Chief Officer: Kazuhira Tsuga, CEO

Panopto

PANOPTO.COM
Founded: 2007
Chief Officer: Eric Burns, CEO

PESA

PESA.COM
Founded: 1973
Chief Officer: Chuck D. Tillett, COO

Piksel

PIKSEL.COM
Founded: 2007
Chief Officer: Peter Heiland, Interim CEO

Polycom

POLYCOM.COM
Founded: 1990
Chief Officer: Peter A. Leav, President and CEO

Qualcomm, Inc.

QUALCOMM.COM
Founded: 1985
Chief Officer: Steven Mollenkopf, CEO

Qumu

QUMU.COM
Founded: 2002
Chief Officer: Vern Hanzlik, CEO

Qwilt

QWILT.COM
Founded: 2010
Chief Officer: Alon Maor, CEO, Cofounder

Ramp

RAMP.COM
Founded: 2006
Chief Officer: Tom Wilde, CEO

Roku

ROKU.COM
Founded: 2002
Chief Officer: Anthony Wood, Founder and CEO

Roland Systems Group

ROLANDSYSTEMSGROUP.COM
Founded: 2005
Chief Officer: Kim Nunney, President

Sonic Foundry

SONICFOUNDRY.COM
Founded: 1991
Chief Officer: Gary Weis, CEO

Sony Electronics

SONY.COM
Founded: 1946
Chief Officer: Kazuo Hirai, President and COO

Sorenson Media

SORENSONMEDIA.COM
Founded: 1995
Chief Officer: Marcus Liassides, President and CEO

Streambox

STREAMBOX.COM
Founded: 1999
Chief Officer: Bob Hildeman, CEO and Cofounder

TalkPoint

TALKPOINT.COM
Founded: 1998
Chief Officer: Nick Balletta, CEO

Telestream

TELESTREAM.NET
Founded: 1998
Chief Officer: Dan Castles, President and CEO

Teradek, LLC

TERADEK.COM
Founded: 2008
Chief Officer: Nicol Verheem, CEO

thePlatform for Media

THEPLATFORM.COM
Founded: 2000
Chief Officer: Jamie Miller and Marty Roberts, Co-CEOs

Tulix

TULIX.COM
Founded: 1994
Chief Officer: Gia “George” Bokuchava, CEO

TVU Networks

TVUPACK.COM
Founded: 2005
Chief Officer: Paul Shen, CEO

Ustream

USTREAM.COM
Founded: 2007
Chief Officer: Brad Hunstable, Founder and CEO

Vanguard Video

VANGUARDVIDEO.COM
Founded: 1995
Chief Officer: Irena Terterov, Founder and CEO

VBrick Systems

VBRICK.COM
Founded: 1998
Chief Officer: Shelly Heiden, CEO

Verimatrix

VERIMATRIX.COM
Founded: 1999
Chief Officer: Tom Munro, CEO

Verizon Digital Media Services

VERIZONDIGITALMEDIA.COM
Founded: 2011
Chief Officer: Bob Toohey, President

VideoRX

VIDEORX.COM
Founded: 2009
Chief Officer: R Blank, CEO

Vimeo

VIMEO.COM
Founded: 2004
Chief Officer: Kerry Trainor, CEO

VisualOn

VISUALON.COM
Founded: 2003
Chief Officer: Andy Lin, President and CEO

VITEC

VITEC.COM
Founded: 1988
Chief Officer: Philippe Wetzel, CEO

vMix (StudioCoast Pty. Ltd.)

VMIX.COM.AU
Founded: 2002
Chief Officer: Martin Sinclair, Director and Founder

Winnov

WINNOV.COM
Founded: 1992
Chief Officer: Olivier Garbe, Founder and CEO

Wowza Media Systems, LLC

WOWZA.COM
Founded: 2005
Chief Officer: David Stubenvoll, Cofounder and CEO

ZiXi

ZIXI.COM
Founded: 2006
Chief Officer: Yaron Simler, CEO

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