Author Archives for Dave Stubenvoll

David Stubenvoll is a streaming-industry veteran, launching Wowza Media Systems with Charlie Good to fill a stark void in the industry: the lack of flexible, robust media server software on which to build reliable streaming. Wowza is Dave’s fifth new business venture, having previously served as entrepreneur in residence at Adobe Systems and as CEO/cofounder of Freeworks. Dave has also held senior positions at Intuit and served
as president of GALT Technologies (an Intuit subsidiary).

Future of Social TV: Enabling Viewers to Influence Content

November 2, 2013 4:11 am Published by Comments Off on Future of Social TV: Enabling Viewers to Influence Content

In continuation of the blog series Future of Social TV, here is part 3: Enabling Viewers to Influence Content 

Harkening back to the days of the much-loved Choose Your Own Adventure novels, producers and broadcasters are exploring innovative ways to give viewers control over the content they see...


The Future of Social TV: Streaming Live TV

November 1, 2013 4:11 am Published by Comments Off on The Future of Social TV: Streaming Live TV

Here is part 2 of the Future of Social TV blog series:

Streaming Live TV

Direct streaming of truly live TV on the Internet and second-screen devices remains the final frontier for producers and broadcasters. The fact that mobile phones now outnumber TV sets around the world by 3-to-1 and PC-based Internet users outnumber TV viewers by 4-to-1 is a clear indication that the industry must tackle this challenge...


Lift-off: Future of Social TV

October 22, 2013 1:10 am Published by Comments Off on Lift-off: Future of Social TV

I’m happy to be the first to say — Welcome to the Wowza Blog.

Let me go ahead and light the engines—

I was recently asked to give my opinion on the future of social TV. Here’s my take...