blinkx Strengthens Management Team, Appoints Dan Slivjanovski as Senior Vice President of Marketing
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — blinkx, the world’s largest and most advanced video search engine, today announced the appointment of Dan Slivjanovski as Senior Vice President, Marketing. In this position, Slivjanovski will play an important role in corporate marketing and communications, including strategic brand direction and business development. Reporting to Julia Blystone, blinkx’s Chief Marketing Officer, he will focus on growing revenue across the company through current initiatives and new market opportunities.
“We are delighted to have Dan join our senior management team,” said S. Brian Mukherjee, CEO of blinkx. “He is a seasoned executive, with proven brand building and business development experience, and we expect him to make a significant contribution to the company as we continue to grow the business, and expand our reach to new audiences, new distribution channels and new partners.”
Slivjanovski brings over 15 years of executive experience in digital marketing, management consulting and integrated agency services to his new role. Prior to joining blinkx, Slivjanovski was with HNW, Inc., a marketing consultancy focused on the financial services and luxury brand sectors, where he served a variety of roles, most recently as Executive Vice President and Head of the Client Services practice. There, he acted as relationship lead for clients such as Citibank, Charles Schwab and Wells Fargo. Before that, Slivjanovski served as Senior Consultant in the Strategy and Transformation Practice in London, UK at Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, LLC as well as Senior Associate at Apco Worldwide, Inc. in both Washington, DC and Moscow, Russia. He earned his B.S. from Georgetown University and his M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management.
blinkx plc (LSE AIM: BLNX) is the world’s largest and most advanced video search engine. Today, blinkx has indexed more than 35 million hours of audio, video, viral and TV content, and made it fully searchable and available on demand. blinkx’s founders set out to solve a significant challenge – the growing amount of TV and user-generated content on the Web means keyword-based search technologies only scratch the surface. blinkx’s patented search technologies listen to–and even see–video on the Web, helping users enjoy a breadth and accuracy of search results not available elsewhere. In addition, blinkx powers the video search for many of the world’s most frequented sites. blinkx is based in San Francisco and London. More information is available at www.blinkx.com.