TEL AVIV, Israel, October 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
AnyClip Media, a leading content marketing platform for distributing premium branded video, announced today that Gil Becker has joined the company as CEO. The company's Board of Directors appointed Becker as the company's CEO as part of the firm's accelerated growth strategy.
AnyClip recently (July, 2015) completed a funding round of $21M, with leading participants such as Ervington Investments - representing the interests of Russian businessman Roman Abramovich - and Limelight Networks (LLNW), a global leader in digital content delivery. Previous shareholders Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), GTI, and other investors also participated in this round.
Becker served as the Chief Operation Officer (COO) at myThings, a global leader in the online Ad-tech industry. He has long years of vast experience as a key executive in a broad spectrum of companies in the fields of Ad-tech, e-commerce, online payments, semiconductors and telecommunications. Becker will replace Oren Nauman, who served as AnyClip's CEO over the past five years.
AnyClip's technology creates unique distribution and advertising opportunities by analyzing individual video clips and extracting data from 50 categories and 200+ subcategories, storing billions of metadata points in a searchable online database. AnyClip's intelligent video players index the contexts of web pages, enabling its Sense and Match™ technology to curate custom playlists which include targeted advertisements paired with engaging premium video content.
"We are delighted that Gil Becker has joined the company as CEO. His rich experience in the Ad-tech industry will have enormous value for the company and it's positioning as a world leader in the field," said JVP Managing Partner, Gadi Tirosh, Chairman of the Board of AnyClip.
About AnyClip Media:
AnyClip Media is a leading content marketing platform for video. Through leveraging the power of its proprietary, in-stream content targeting technology, it serves audiences contextually-relevant digital video for the benefit of world-class media organizations, premium publishers, and top advertisers. AnyClip's mission is to heighten viewer engagement, utilizing its metadata expertise across 200,000+ sites within our digital network to provide a personalized viewing experience. Its content-targeting smart-player, coupled with partnerships across film, television, music studios and premiere entertainment brands, creates innovative distribution and advertising opportunities for content owners, enhanced revenue for publishers, and increased inventory for advertisers worldwide. AnyClip's content marketing platform was launched in 2013. The company was founded by Dr. Erel Margalit, founder of Jerusalem Venture Partners (http://www.jvpvc.com) and Mickey Schulhof. CEO and General Partner of GTI, and former President and CEO of Sony America. AnyClip has offices in the JVP Media Quarter in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and New York. http://solutions.anyclip.com