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Cinsay, Inc.

February 04, 2011 08:10 ET

Digital Media Pioneer Patrick Seaman Named Chief Information Officer at Cinsay, Inc.

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - February 4, 2011) -  Technology and new media pioneer Patrick Seaman has been named Chief Information Officer for Cinsay, Inc., it was announced today by Matthew D. Papish, President and CEO, Cinsay, Inc. Seaman is known throughout the industry for his pivotal roles at Yahoo! and AudioNet/broadcast.com, where he pioneered the intersection of technology media and communications, helping to create the largest aggregator and distributor of audio and video content on the planet. He was an integral part of the team that shepherded Yahoo's 1999 purchase of broadcast.com by Yahoo! for an amount in excess of $5 billion. In his new role at Cinsay, Seaman will oversee the company's technology initiatives and applications, which include Cinsay's proprietary video player technology that allows unprecedented marketing and sales capabilities in the enterprise e-commerce sector.

"Patrick is one of the most innovative technology strategists in the world today, and having him join our team is a real coup for Cinsay," said Papish in making the announcement. "His development and application of streaming and cloud-based technologies has opened the Internet up to possibilities that were never even imagined prior. We are looking forward to making a gigantic impression on the industry with Patrick leading the way for us on numerous fronts."

"I'm very excited to join the Cinsay team. The Cinsay platform is the perfect extension and next step for my efforts to push the monetization boundaries of New Media. At broadcast.com we broke the rules and new ground every day, defining an industry. Since then, I've experimented new media models and most recently focused on an award winning next generation social publishing platform. Now, with Cinsay, I'm closing the circle -- delivering on platforms we only dreamed of having at broadcast.com. It's time to change the world again!" said Patrick Seaman.

Cinsay recently announced agreements to drive product sales for numerous brands, including Chevron/Texaco, Caesars Entertainment Group's World Series of Poker "WSOP," as well as for "The American Outdoorsman" and Chicken Soup For the Soul brands. The company also has announced the formation of a dedicated health/beauty/skin/personal care subsidiary called CinsaYtions, which already has numerous celebrity contracts in place, including those with Montel Williams, "The View's" Elizabeth Hasselbeck, and Supermodel and TV host Kim Alexis.

Patrick Seaman is one of New Media's most respected pioneers, with more than 25 years' experience in online/digital media, entertainment and technology. At the forefront of his career has been his drive to not only manage and develop products, but to connect them with their audience and the marketplace. He helped transform the Internet media revolution as Employee #1 and Director of Technology at AudioNet/broadcast.com. There he built and managed what effectively became the first Content Delivery Network, and also produced and broadcast the first live webcasts from inside China. He negotiated the BBC's first master Internet contract , and led European integration plans with Yahoo!. Seaman launched broadcast.com Japan and served on that company's Board of Directors.

Prior to AudioNet/Broadcast.com, he served as Director of Technology at Yahoo!, where he logged many of the Internet's "firsts" for the company, including First Radio Station, First Audiobook, First Internet Jukebox and First Police Scanner Station. Under his leadership, Yahoo! produced what were at the time the largest-ever webcasts of events such as the Super Bowl and Victoria's Secret Runway Shows, as well as 400+ radio stations and TV/Cable networks, and more than 16,000 live events.

In 2008, Seaman helped launch whichboxmedia.com, the first fully integrated cloud-based online content publishing platform that combines next generation content creation and management, online publishing, social network, and social media technology. WhichBox Media is a winner of the 2010 "OnMedia 100" Award for the Top 100Most Disruptive Companies in Online Media. He will continue his role at WhichBox as CTO, COO and New Media Vanguard. Seaman is a consultant to numerous media and technology companies as well.

More About Cinsay, Inc. Cinsay, Inc. delivers groundbreaking media and e-commerce experiences through its next-generation video, advertising, and e-commerce enterprise platform. Leveraging the latest internet and mobile technology, Cinsay provides a cost-effective and uniquely portable way for brands, retailers, and content owners to target their customers across the web, social, and mobile channels. The Cinsay platform leverages the strong impact video content has on a consumer's decision to purchase and then Cinsay's proprietary e-commerce software brings the store to the consumer and successfully turns a viewer into a shopper and a shopper into a buyer.

Based in Austin, Texas, with offices in Dallas and Los Angeles, Cinsay is a privately-held company.

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