“Though Few Have, Now Is the Right Time to Embrace Video Earnings Calls”
NEW YORK, NY–(Aug 29, 2014) – Sherpa Digital Media, Inc., a leading video production and content syndication agency with facilities in New York, San Francisco and London announced today that Co-CEO Ben Chodor was a featured Entrepreneur.com guest contributor today. In this piece, Mr. Chodor talks about the importance of video based earnings calls and the future of web-casting trends.
LINK: Entrepreneur Article
In his feature with Entrepreneur.com, Chodor reviews the following:
- Earnings calls of two companies that shook up the investor community
- Live Video increases the overall engagement between your company’s CEO and CFO and its existing and potential investors
- The benefits of adding video to traditional earnings calls
- Post-earnings, companies can distil their live video earnings calls into content on social channels, blog posts and video clips.
About Ben Chodor
Co-CEO, Managing Director & Investor at Sherpa Digital Media, Ben brings over 25yrs of experience as a leader in the world of business video & video production. Chodor is helping with operations of Sherpa’s Studios and Production Globally.
Ben was Co-Founder & CEO of Happtique & Founder of Stream57 & Former Global head of Streaming & Virtual Events at InterCall, Ben was the tireless driving force behind the innovative streaming & virtual events team. Ben spent his career pioneering online communications through interactive and streaming content, and founded Stream57 on his wealth of experience merging the healthcare, pharmaceutical, video and technology fields. After selling his company to the InterCall family in December 2009, Ben was leading the development arm of streaming, online technologies and virtual meetings, with his energetic & incomparable passion for technology.
Ben was the driving force in acquiring Unisfair in a leading Virtual Event company. His goal was to integrate InterCall’s best of breed streaming technology with Unisfair’s to create the best and largest Virtual Events organization in the world.
Ben joined Happtique as its CEO & Co-Founder and believed that mHealth is the future of Healthcare and Happtique had positioned itself as the true game changer in the efforts to connect providers, patients and technology.
A highly sought after mHealth, Technology & Streaming speaker and moderator, Ben has presented at major conferences around the world and has had the honor of testifying before the United States Congress. Ben hosted mHealth Zone Live (www.mhealthzone.com), a weekly radio show that showcases the latest on mHealth apps and technology. Launched in 2012, mHealth Zone Live has had over one million listeners and was a top 300 show on Blogtalkradio. Ben is proud to serve as a mentor w/Blueprint Health a startup accelerator in NYC & as an investor in www.clopsi.com & Advisor w/ReliefBand & as a contributor for Entrepreneur Magazine.
About Sherpa Digital Media, Inc.
Sherpa sits at the crossroads of Digital Media for business. Business video — to both employees and the outside world — is fast-becoming the go-to tool for communications. Yet as alluring as it is for so many facets of business, video is far more complex and risky than most new innovations the enterprise has encountered in years. Video’s reach spans many different departments across a company — from Marketing and HR, to IT and Network, and to Risk and Legal. The mere mention of video can make many a folk both smile at its potential and shudder at its propensity for failure. (How many webinars, webcasts, corporate townhalls have your witnessed blow up in spectacular fashion?) What’s more, the problem cannot be solved by a single product, and at a single point in time. Rather, digital media must be treated as a program that will morph over time as technologies and expectations built outside the walls of a company (i.e. consumer)…make their way inside.
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