SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF.—February 23, 2010—blinkx, the world’s largest and most advanced video search engine, today announced that Founder and CEO Suranga Chandratillake will be presenting at the 2010 Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference at 10:20 a.m. PST on February 25 at The Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco. The conference provides a unique opportunity for investors to explore key industry trends with senior executives from leading technology and Internet companies. Mr. Chandratillake will participate in a fireside chat on the online video ecosystem and share his expert perspective on the state of the industry and online video advertising.
A highly regarded expert on the convergence of the Web and TV, Mr. Chandratillake has more than a decade of experience in next-generation search. He has been recognized as a thought leader in the media industry, including being named a Young Global Leader Honoree by the World Economic Forum, one of 25 Digital Entertainment Executives to Watch by Digital Media Wire, and a top 10 leader in Science and Innovation by The Observer.
As the pioneer in video search technology, blinkx has built a reputation as the smartest way to find rich media on the Web. The company has made more than 650 partners and indexed over 35 million hours of video and audio content to date.
blinkx plc (LSE AIM: BLNX) is the world's largest and most advanced video search engine. Today, blinkx has indexed more than 35 million hours of audio, video, viral and TV content, and made it fully searchable and available on demand. blinkx's founders set out to solve a significant challenge – as TV and user-generated content on the Web explode, keyword-based search technologies only scratch the surface. blinkx's patented search technologies listen to – and even see – the Web, helping users enjoy a breadth and accuracy of search results not available elsewhere. In addition, blinkx powers the video search for many of the world's most frequented sites. blinkx is based in San Francisco and London. More information is available at www.blinkx.com.
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