Posted by : Randy Cooper in (CDN)

Abacast Inc. Appoints Veteran Digital Media Executive to Board of Advisors

Camas, WA (Vocus/PRWEB ) December 15, 2008 — Abacast Inc. of Camas, Wash. announced that digital media technology and entertainment veteran Nils Lahr has joined the company’s Board of Advisors.

The addition of Nils Lahr as an Advisor adds valuable and deep experience in the development of Abacast’s technology, including our unique Hybrid CDN and advertising injection technologies. We are delighted to have the contribution of Nils’ vast experience and knowledge This appointment will provide us a solid platform for accelerating our development and expansion. Abacast’s technologies are exciting to me as it is clear that the digital media industry requires hybrid solutions to move to the next level and continue to offset demand from traditional broadcast and onto the Internet By utilizing all available delivery options the consumer is provided with the best possible experience 24/7. I’m excited about joining the team and lending my experiences to help scale and accelerate Abacast’s solutions.

Mr. Lahr is the former CTO and Co-Founder of iBEAM Broadcasting and a key architect of Microsoft’s Digital Media Platform. He was also a founder of VXtreme, which was acquired by Microsoft for over $50 million. Mr. Lahr has consulted on technology strategy and projects to numerous Fortune 50 companies. He recently co-founded Synergy Sports, which indexes video of every NBA game, and Lexicon Digital, a startup venture founded with the actor David Caruso.


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