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Sherpa Digital Media Appoints Enterprise Video Market Veteran as Vice President of Sales

Michael Ping Joins Sherpa Digital Media to Lead Sales and Business Development Efforts

May 14, 2019

Sherpa Digital Media, a leading provider of enterprise video streaming, management, and delivery solutions, announced today the appointment of industry veteran and sales leader Michael Ping to the position of Vice President of Sales and Business Development.

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Sherpa Digital Media Appoints Steve Pattison as Chief Executive Officer

February 12, 2019

Sherpa Digital Media, a leading provider of enterprise video management and delivery solutions, announced today the appointment of veteran technology executive and industry innovator Steve Pattison to the position of chief executive officer and president.

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Sherpa Appoints Veteran Technology Executive to Board of Directors

Former Avaya and JDS Uniphase CEO Kevin J. Kennedy Joins Enterprise Video Streaming Leader

January 3, 2019

Sherpa Digital Media, a leading provider of enterprise video streaming and management, announced today the appointment of veteran technology executive Kevin J. Kennedy to its board of directors. Kennedy brings decades of experience in executive leadership as CEO and board member of some of the world’s leading technology companies, including Avaya, JDS Uniphase, OpenWave, and Cisco.

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Sherpa Brings Scalability to Live Events and Executive Town Halls

September 25, 2018

Sherpa Digital Media, a leading developer of video management and delivery solutions for enterprise communications and marketing, has implemented functionality in a recent release of its Sherpa Stream platform that increases the scalability of managing live events.

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Sherpa Names Stephen Blankenship as VP of Product

April 17, 2018

Sherpa, a developer of immersive video streaming and management solutions for enterprise communication and marketing, today announced that it appointed former Ramp and Kollective executive Stephen Blankenship as its VP of Product. In this role, Blankenship will oversee the Sherpa Stream platform and product marketing efforts. The appointment follows Blankenship’s successful career in executive product and engineering roles at enterprise software companies, including Ramp, Kollective, and Responsys.

Sherpa Partners with Students Rising Above to Cultivate a New Generation of Leaders

April 5, 2018

Sherpa, a developer of immersive video streaming and management solutions for enterprise communication and marketing, has partnered with Students Rising Above (SRA) to give first-generation college students from low income backgrounds the opportunity to gain valuable skills and experience in the workplace. Sherpa is accelerating positive change in helping these individuals break the social and economic cycles within their own families and setting up a new generation of leaders. In June of 2017, the first intern from the program began working with Sherpa, and, as a result of Sherpa's strong, long-standing commitment to giving back to the community and setting individuals up for success, in April of 2018 was featured in an issue of SRA’s quarterly newsletter spotlighting her work.

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Wainhouse Report: "Fundamentals of Safe Streaming in the Enterprise"

Identifying – And Eliminating – Threats to Secure Online Video in Business Communications

March 19, 2018

Wainhouse Research, an independent market research firm in the unified communications and collaboration (UC&C) market, has published its report on the state of streaming security in a whitepaper. This report outlines why there is a need for secure streaming technology and the top considerations for video streaming security platforms.

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Sherpa Named Aspiring Ecosystem by Wainhouse

February 26, 2018

Sherpa Digital Media, a developer of leading video management and streaming solutions for enterprise communication and marketing, has been recognized by Wainhouse Research as an Aspiring Ecosystem in Wainhouse's recent report, titled: "The State of the Enterprise Streaming and Webcasting Market - 2018."

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Sherpa Releases Advanced Streaming Video Security and Analytics Capabilities

February 5, 2018

Sherpa's 2.0 release of its Stream video platform provides powerful new security, analytics, and workflow productivity to its growing enterprise customer base.

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Sherpa in Adweek

August 11, 2017

Sherpa got a mention in Adweek in an article about newly funded startups that are affecting change in the digital marketing space.

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Sherpa Secures $5.5 Million Series A Financing to Power All Live and On-Demand Video Touch Points Across the Enterprise

August 7, 2017

Sherpa today announced the completion of a $5.5 million Series A financing. The round was led by Benhamou Global Ventures (BGV), with participation from Rally Ventures, and existing investors. BGV’s Partner Marina Levinson and Rally Ventures’ General Partner Charles Beeler will join Sherpa’s board of directors.

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Launch of live social syndication module

July 6, 2017

Sherpa today debuted its live social syndication dashboard on a live, external broadcast by a longstanding entertainment segment customer. By adding the new capability to its existing Sherpa platform, this Fortune 100 company was able to seamlessly syndicate, control, and analyze the experience of over 300,000 live viewers across 12 distribution channels, including YouTube, Twitch, and internal web properties. This module is now available for all Sherpa platform customers.

Acquisition of VideoVerge platform business

April 13, 2017

Sherpa today completed its acquisition of the VideoVerge platform business from Ramp Holdings, allowing Sherpa customers to integrate live and on demand video workflows into their Microsoft 365 and SharePoint productivity suites. Likewise, transitioned VideoVerge customers, including the likes of Levi Strauss, Tyson Foods, and Gilead, have added core Sherpa platform capabilities such as live webcasting, partner content syndication, native VR/AR/360° video delivery, and advanced viewing analytics.

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Launch of VR/360°

January 24, 2017

Sherpa today commenced native platform support of VR/360° video. Initial customer pilots have included programs for partner training, retail/dealership communication, and employee town halls.