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Blip Networks Hires New CEO Four Months After Cofounders Left

Ms. Day.

Q: How long does it take to find a new CEO after you raise $12 million? A: Not that long, it turns out. Go figure. Brooklyn-basedNew York-based Blip, which recently dropped the .tv and added a Networks, may not be a startup anymore. It’s more than six years old, its founders have already flown the nest, and it just hired a grownup CEO after a four-month search.

Kelly Day, EVP and general manager of digital media and commerce at Discovery Communications, will “take responsibility for the Company’s next phase of growth for its industry-leading advertising and distribution platforms,” according to a press release that comes about a month after Blip announced the fresh millions. Read More

Web TV

Indy Network blip.tv Is Ready for Its Close Up

dina kaplan

In a classroom at the Lighthouse School on East 59th Street a crowd gathered for a panel on the future of web TV. “It’s weird to look around and think that one of these people could be your next star,” said an exec from one of the major networks’ digital divisions. “Just someone with a webcam and the right idea.” 
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