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October 29, 2014 09:00 ET

Technology Sales Veteran Mike Benson Joins RAMP Management Team as Company Continues Rapid Expansion Into Enterprise

Benson Brings 25 Years of Technology and Media Sales Experience to RAMP as It Extends Video Expertise to Global 2000 Companies

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Oct 29, 2014) - RAMP, the leading provider of next-generation video and search experiences for media, marketing and enterprises, today announced that it has hired Mike Benson to join its management team as Senior Vice President of Sales.

"We are very excited to welcome Mike to the RAMP team to lead our global sales efforts," said Tom Wilde, CEO of RAMP. "Mike brings over two decades of impressive experience in media and technology sales to RAMP, making him the ideal person to build on our recent momentum in both media and enterprise markets. Businesses today realize that video is one of the most valuable and efficient media for communications, sales, marketing and training, and Mike and our sales team will help organizations of all sorts achieve their online video goals through our data-driven enterprise, marketing and consumer video content solutions."

Mike Benson is a seasoned veteran with 25 years of selling technology and media solutions to major corporations and government agencies. He has an impressive record of driving exponential sales growth and responsive customer service. Before joining RAMP, Mike was Senior Director, Sales at Elemental Technologies, where he was responsible for building Elemental's Enterprise practice. Prior to Elemental, Mike was Vice President of Sales at VBrick, where he led sales through a period of 2,000% growth over 14 years. Mike has also held sales leadership and account management positions at Sprint, Tektronix and Eastman Kodak. Mike received his BA degree from Graceland College in Iowa.

"This is an exciting time to join RAMP as demand for video content management solutions continues to explode," said Mike Benson, SVP of Sales at RAMP. "RAMP has proven itself a leader in data-driven solutions for helping media companies make their video and audio assets more valuable. I'm excited to build on that leadership and help the company continue to build momentum in the enterprise market where Global 2000 companies need an easier solution for delivering video and search experiences for internal communications, training and marketing."

RAMP was recently placed in the "Visionaries" quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Video Content Management, on the strength of its rich video metadata and search capabilities and its native integration to enterprise CMS systems like Microsoft SharePoint. Complimentary access to the 2014 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Video Content Management is available here: http://connect.ramp.com/gartner-magic-quadrant-enterprise-video

About RAMP
RAMP provides the next-generation of online video and audio experiences for companies across a wide range of industries from media and entertainment to financial services, pharmaceutical and healthcare, energy, technology and more. RAMP's end-to-end, cloud-based video content platform delivers a total solution for data-driven viewer experiences with the best ROI of any video platform. Companies benefiting from RAMP's solutions include Citi, Entercom, Levi's, EyeforTravel, FOXNews, Golf Channel, Meredith and many more. Learn more about RAMP at www.ramp.com, and follow us on Twitter at @RAMPINC.

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