Tackle the huge problem first and the simple seems even simpler.
Michael Seibel and his team at Justin.tv attacked the big challenge of live streaming from a smartphone as a business model and built the team, the infrastructure, the redundancy and the customer list. Now they’ve set their sites on live capture from a smartphone and share with their latest product, SocialCam. Each of these products fills a niche that others have left unfinished or hard to use and this is where Justin.tv’s 25-person team excels.
In this session we dive into the future of mobile video capture and share, the impact that this type of technology will have on traditional businesses in this area, the fate of the trusty old camcorder and the Justin.tv roadmap and vision.
Michael’s company is a pioneer and a disruptor which is even more evident during this episode.
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About Michael Seibel
Since 2007 I have been a co-founder and the CEO of Justin.tv, the easiest way to create live video and show anyone in the world what’s happening right now. Before joining Justin.tv, my first real job was as Finance Director for Kweisi Mfume’s 2006 U.S. Senate campaign. In 2005 I earned my bachelor’s degree in political science from Yale University, Branford College, where I focused my studies on Polical Science & American Government. I currently live in the SOMA neighborhood of San Francisco
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