SOURCE: ContentBridge


January 21, 2010 09:00 ET

ContentBridge Announces Appointment of Ethan Jacks, Former Avid Technology, Inc. Executive, to Advisory Board

SANTA MONICA, CA--(Marketwire - January 21, 2010) - ContentBridge, the industry leading content management and supply chain automation platform, announced today the addition of Ethan Jacks to its board of advisors. Jacks brings years of experience and leadership to ContentBridge having served previously as an executive in both entertainment and technology industries.

Jacks currently serves as a Managing Director in the media and entertainment technology division of Silverwood Partners. Previously, Jacks served as SVP of Business Development, CLO, and then CFO of Avid Technology, Inc., the leading provider of content creation technology to the professional media and entertainment markets. During his tenure at Avid, Jacks was integral in leading the company's worldwide growth and expansion and was responsible for the acquisition of twelve companies with combined revenues of $500 million.

"Adding Ethan strengthens our core leadership and direction," said Jason Peterson, CEO of ContentBridge. "I've seen his track record, we are very privileged to have such an accomplished industry leader on our board."

Jacks will focus on helping ContentBridge further establish its position as the best-of-breed platform for content management and supply chain automation in the entertainment industry. Jacks will aid in developing strategic partnerships and positioning the company for sustained growth. Under his guidance, the company plans to move their flagship DSCM product beyond private beta to a fully commercialized offering.

"As a senior executive at Avid and now as an investment banker advising many leading media/entertainment companies, I can say with confidence that ContentBridge has built a platform that meaningfully advances the state of the art for content management, distribution and monetization," said Jacks. "Content owners large and small can benefit enormously from the feature rich, elegantly architected Content Bridge solution."

Jacks holds a BS from MIT, an MBA from MIT's Sloan School of Management, and a JD from Georgetown University.

About ContentBridge

ContentBridge™ is a web accessible content management and supply chain automation platform for the entertainment industries. It provides easy to use yet robust workflows for automating and managing the distribution and marketing functions of content centric businesses in the movie, television, recorded music, and music publishing industries. With video, audio, image and meta-data transcoding & electronic delivery capabilities, ContentBridge™ drastically reduces cost and time to market while significantly increasing revenue, efficiency, and quality control.

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