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Wowza Media Systems Named a 2015 “Colorado Companies to Watch” Winner

Streaming Media Leader Recognized for Its Continuous Commitment to Excellence and Innovation

Golden, Colo.— June 8, 2015 — Wowza® Media Systems, provider of Simply Powerful Streaming™ technology, today announced that it has been named a winner in the seventh annual Colorado Companies to Watch awards in acknowledgment of the company’s performance, community involvement and outstanding achievement. Winners were selected from a group of 95 finalists in the areas of job creation, development of innovations that transform industries and entrepreneurial leadership in the creation of amazing workplaces.

“Wowza based its headquarters in Colorado for three reasons: its promising talent pool, strong economy, and balanced lifestyle. As we experience continuous growth, the reasons for establishing our business here continue to hold strong,” said David Stubenvoll, cofounder and CEO, Wowza. “We’re honored to be named a Colorado Company to Watch. By staying true to our focus on customer success we plan to keep redefining our industry and impacting the world from Colorado.”

Wowza recruits and employs team members worldwide while maintaining a strong commitment to Colorado communities through recruiting, relocation, donations and volunteer projects. The company has invested in the community not only through philanthropic endeavors, but also through internships for engineering and business students.

Furthermore, Wowza Media Systems is committed to shaping the streaming industry and leads the way with products and services that both simplify streaming and provide tools for advanced users to build their own customized streaming solutions. With Wowza Streaming Engine server software and the Wowza Streaming Cloud online service, organizations can stream high-quality content to any device, anywhere, anytime.

“The winners selected each year epitomize the hallmarks of growth-orientated companies,” said David Tolson, chairman of the board for Colorado Companies to Watch and managing director of Platinum Sponsor CapitalValue Advisors. “We’re pleased to recognize Wowza Media Systems for its outstanding contribution to building a strong economic foundation in Colorado.”

To learn more about the Colorado Companies to Watch awards program, visit

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About Colorado Companies to Watch

Colorado Companies to Watch ( is a unique statewide awards program recognizing growing companies that fuel the economic fire of the state. Colorado Companies to Watch honors companies that develop valuable products and services, create quality jobs, enrich communities and create new industries throughout Colorado. The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade launched the program in 2009 in conjunction with the Edward Lowe Foundation and valuable community partners from across Colorado.

About Wowza Media Systems

Wowza Media Systems, LLC (, enables organizations to harness the power of audio and video streaming to any device, anywhere. Customers around the globe count on innovative and award-winning Wowza technology to build, deploy, and manage customized streaming solutions that deliver high-quality live and on-demand experiences. As a member of the Streaming Video Alliance, Wowza is committed to creating deeper collaboration across the entire online video ecosystem. Wowza is privately held, and headquartered in Golden, Colo.

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Natalie Wolfrom for Wowza Media Systems 

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