SOURCE: Audible Magic Inc.

September 21, 2006 13:05 ET

Broadband Industry Veteran Joins Audible Magic Corp. as Vice President of Business Development

LOS GATOS, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 21, 2006 -- Audible Magic Corporation, the leading provider of digital content recognition and management services to the media industry, announced today that Jeremy H. Stern will join the company as its Vice President of Business Development. Stern will be based in Los Angeles, CA and will be responsible for leading the efforts to identify and create new strategic partnerships to leverage the company's technology in new and existing markets.

Stern joins Audible Magic from the established communications law firm of Cole, Raywid & Braverman, LLP where he was the founding partner of the Los Angeles office. While there, he specialized in counseling broadband, Internet and telecommunications companies. Vance Ikezoye, Audible Magic's CEO, said: "Jeremy has been our outside counsel on strategic copyright and IP, public policy and other business matters for the past six years. He knows our company, strategy and technology. With his expertise in the broadband and internet industries, he joins our company at just the right time to drive the next phase of our growth."

Paul Glist, a senior partner at Cole Raywid said: "We will miss the leadership and boundless enthusiasm Jeremy brought to the practice of law; but we are delighted in knowing that he will bring the same creativity, expertise and energy to Audible Magic."

Stern has more than twenty-five years of experience in the broadband, media and Internet industries. His experience and expertise include corporate development, business strategy, new product launch, public policy and legal affairs. At Continental Cablevision (n/k/a Comcast Cable) Stern's roles included head of regional corporate development, corporate and legal affairs and he also served as a corporate officer. Stern also worked for the National Cable & Telecommunications Association in Washington, DC where he spearheaded the industry's first coordinated anti-piracy effort and was also deeply involved in industry legislative matters. Stern graduated from the University of Michigan with a BA in Communications and was awarded his Juris Doctorate at Georgetown University Law Center.

About Audible Magic, Inc.

Audible Magic Corporation provides content management and anti-piracy services to the media and entertainment industries, as well as governmental and educational institutions. The company's offerings utilize patented digital fingerprinting technologies and an extensive reference database of copyrighted content. Its digital technology is designed to monitor, track, manage, and in some cases filter copyrighted multimedia content in all of its forms, including radio and TV analog broadcasts, Internet and satellite streams, physical media files, as well as P2P and private network file transfers. Audible Magic has agreements with UMG (Universal Music Group), Sony Music, EMI Recorded Music, Loudeye Technologies, performing rights organization SESAC.

For more information, visit Audible Magic's website at www.audiblemagic.com.

Contact Information

  • For more information, please contact:
    Music Industry
    Audible Magic Media/Analyst Relations
    Sarah McMullen
    McMullen & Company
    310.283.7907
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