NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Jon Oringer, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), will ring the opening bell for the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 to commemorate the company's recently completed initial public offering (IPO). Oringer will be joined by Thilo Semmelbauer, President and Chief Operating Officer; Tim Bixby, Chief Financial Officer; Jim Chou, Chief Technology Officer; and David Fraga, Vice President of Corporate Development.
Additional podium participants include members of Shutterstock's management team, including: Matt Angorn, Scott Braut, David Chester, Pat Daly, Nick Flynn, Juliane Horton, Wyatt Jenkins, Tracy Kim, Meagan Kirkpatrick, Michael Lesser, Dan McCormick, Ben Pfeifer, Daniel Rootenberg and Miles Williams.
Shutterstock, which began trading on the New York Stock Exchange last Thursday, is the first New York-based technology company to go public in more than two years.
"Located in the heart of the greatest city in the world, Shutterstock has shown that with a can-do New York attitude our local start-ups are able to compete and thrive in the global marketplace," said Mayor Michael Bloomberg. "The company has shown that it is committed to supporting creative communities in New York and across the globe, while also creating jobs locally. I'm pleased to congratulate Shutterstock on its initial public offering and I wish them best of luck."
In addition to ringing the opening bell on Wednesday, Shutterstock has invited all 224 of their employees to Experience Square, the area directly in front of the NYSE, and will be giving out 4,000 limited-edition calendars to the public. Each calendar features beautiful imagery from Shutterstock contributors around the world, including the U.S., Brazil, China, India and France. Shutterstock will also give away a limited number of calendars on their Facebook page throughout the month.
A live video feed of the opening bell can be found through the following link: https://nyse.nyx.com/the-bell/todays-bells-live and on CNBC. A recap of the day's activities will also be available on Shutterstock's blog later this week.
Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK) is a leading global provider of high-quality licensed photographs, vectors, illustrations and videos to businesses, marketing agencies and media organizations around the world.
Shutterstock works closely with its growing contributor community of 35,000 photographers, videographers, illustrators and designers to curate a global marketplace for royalty-free imagery. Adding tens of thousands of rights-cleared images each week, Shutterstock has more than 20 million images and 700,000 video clips currently available, and recently surpassed 250 million paid downloads.
Headquartered in New York City, Shutterstock also owns Bigstock, a value-oriented stock agency that offers both credit and simple Pay As You Go purchase options.
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