AnyClip Media Names Robert Quicksilver as Its Chief Content Officer

Former FOX and Charter executive joins global technology company

AnyClip Media, a leading premium video content marketing and distribution platform, announced this week the appointment of Robert Quicksilver as Chief Content Officer. Mr. Quicksilver will be responsible for developing strategic business relationships across the global digital media ecosystem so as to drive growth of the company’s platform. In addition, Mr. Quicksilver will collaborate with AnyClip’s executive team on developing overall strategic initiatives.

According to Cisco, video content is expected to comprise more than half of consumer Internet traffic by the end of this year, and 72 percent of all mobile Internet traffic by 2019. As a result, marketers are increasingly relying on video in their content marketing strategies. Mr. Quicksilver will help AnyClip capitalize on this trend by introducing its powerful, brand-safe platform with advanced metadata capabilities to brand marketers across the globe.

Mr. Quicksilver has over two decades of executive level experience in media and digital media. Most recently, he was the Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer at Charter Communications, where he oversaw a number of its divisions including ad sales. Mr Quicksilver has also served as President of Network Distribution at FOX Broadcasting Company, Chief Content Officer at TidalTV, and a consultant on content strategies for Yahoo! Media Group. Mr. Quicksilver began his career as a lawyer and served as Vice President and General Counsel of Sinclair Broadcast Group and River City Broadcasting as well as a partner at Patton Boggs.

“Robert brings a wealth of experience to his new role in facilitating relationships with premium content providers and brands” said Oren Nauman, President and CEO of AnyClip Media. “His extensive background in distribution, emerging video and ad technologies, and traditional media will help position AnyClip as a pioneer in this new era of content marketing.”

“As content marketing methods continue to evolve, AnyClip’s in-stream, targeting technology provides premium content and brand marketers with a unique platform to better target their audiences and extend the brand experience in a brand-safe environment,” said Mr. Quicksilver. “It’s an incredibly exciting time to be joining the AnyClip team.”

AnyClip has experienced tremendous growth and is consistently ranked as a top content property in comScore’s Video Metrix top 10. The company is confident that Mr. Quicksilver’s extensive background and expertise will further the company’s success.

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Curtis Chan is President and CEO/Founder and Managing Partner of two high technology Brand Marketing and Public Relations companies, CHAN & ASSOCIATES and COGNITIVE IMPACT, whose clients range from the Global Fortune 500 to venture capital funded startups.

His agencies’ services, for over a quarter century, have helped garner early stage and growth companies significant brand exposure, resulting in either acquisition or IPO, with a total valuation of over $2.5 Billion.

Mr. Chan is a serial entrepreneur, philanthropist, author, mentor and angel investor. He played key executive roles early on in helping to pioneer and usher in both professional digital audio and digital video technologies for the recording, broadcast, cinematic and post production industries. He also played key executive roles in helping to develop and market data storage technologies. His expansive background spans four decades in ever increasing executive roles in operations, business development, engineering and sales/marketing in the information technology, media & entertainment, storage and networking, and other related high technology industries.

He is an active mentor and senior advisor to many established and VC backed start-up companies and incubators, a market/technology analyst, and has over three decades of experience in brand development, management consulting, company turnarounds, creative advertising and public relations.

A graduate of California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), San Luis Obispo; Mr. Chan recently ended his 14th year as Vice President for the Fullerton College Foundation; 22nd year as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence and mentor for the Small Business Institute at California State University Fullerton and incubators. Additionally, he is a volunteer member of DECA (Delta Epsilon Chi and Distributive Education Clubs of America); an advisor to the College of Engineering's Global Waste Research Institute, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and a member of the President’s Green and Gold Society; and advisory council member to Pepperdine University's Most Fundable Companies program. Passionate about hospice care, he was the past Board President for the Healing Hearts Association; and is a regularly featured speaker at many MBA and Doctorate level lectures around the country. He has presented and published over 30 papers worldwide, is a book co-author, an Editorial Board Member for the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, past Senior Editor for Broadcast Beat and AV Beat Magazines, Computer Technology Review, and is a regularly featured Contributing Editor to many US and international trade publications for over 35 years.

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