|By Marketwired .||
|April 28, 2014 01:35 PM EDT||
MIAMI BEACH, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 04/28/14 -- Mindpix Corporation (OTC Pink: MPIX) (PINKSHEETS: MPIX) ("Mindpix" or the "Company"), a technology driven media services and entertainment company focused on owning, creating or managing multi-platform music/entertainment, sports and U.S. Hispanic media properties, today is pleased to announce that Jon Vlassopulos has joined the Mindpix Advisory Board. The MPIX Advisory Board currently consists of Steven Marrs with exceptional television and digital media expertise, Dick Wingate our Digital Music expert and now Jon Vlassopulos in mobile media and digital content creation. All are innovative leaders in digital media and entertainment, providing invaluable counsel and guidance that is quickly yielding top line revenue results for the Company. MPIX plans to continue to selectively add world-class domain expertise to its Advisory Board shortly in its key verticals such as Sports, US Hispanic and Magazine/digital publishing
Jon Vlassopulos is the founder and CEO of Trailerpop, where he leads a mission to connect people through entertainment. Jon has spent the last 17 years building businesses in and around the mobile media, entertainment and advertising industries and as a founder, senior executive, investor and advisor, his work has driven hundreds of millions of dollars worth of innovation and delighted tens of millions of consumers.
Prior to founding Trailerpop, Jon has served as CEO of award winning mobile entertainment studio skyrockit, where he managed major US carrier content platforms for companies like Sprint and built innovative branded entertainment products and experiences for companies like GAP, Intel, Coca Cola, Kraft and Zippo. Dubbed a digital media and advertising visionary by The Hollywood Reporter, Jon has created successful industry firsts in the areas of mobile, games, advertising, TV and music. Prior to Skyrockit, Jon was the SVP of digital media and branded entertainment for Endemol, the world's largest independent production company, where he was responsible for its worldwide digital & advertising business. Jon is credited with launching interactive TV in the US with shows like Deal or no Deal and 1 vs. 100 and with creating some of the first live, multi-platform game formats for networks like BET and TBS. He also produced games that were successful on multiple platforms including Xbox, online, and mobile and sold and produced some of the first online web series. Jon served as senior director of business development & strategic partnerships at AT&T Wireless where he established the first mobile marketing campaigns with major brands and led the youth marketing team responsible for tracking and implementing new applications and business models. Jon also launched the first wireless music service in the US integrating Shazam technology and was responsible for partnerships with all major media and entertainment companies helping them launch their first mobile applications. Prior to AT&T Wireless, Jon served as an executive at Bertelsmann in the US and Asia Pacific.
Jon Vlassopulos commented, "I have had the pleasure of working with Victor Siegel and am extremely excited about bringing my expertise and industry perspective to the Mindpix. My career has always focused on connecting people with digital and mobile entertainment. The shift to mobile is a global trend that will continue to grow. It is critical that Mindpix stays at the forefront of this curve with its service and products in mobile and I'm excited to help Victor and the Management Team navigate this complex and evolving ecosystem."
Victor Siegel, President and CEO stated, "Jon is an extraordinary executive, a close friend and I am thrilled he's joining the Mindpix Advisory Board. He has been at the forefront of mobile media industry since we meet in 2000, when he was at ATT and I was running Hello Network. I know Jon will provide us with guidance and counsel required to take a leadership in this marketplace."
Commenting further, Mr. Siegel stated, "Our Advisory Board is quickly expanding into a diverse and dynamic group of senior industry leaders in their respective areas of expertise providing MPIX with a deep well of resources to draw upon. Jon is yet another exceptional example of the world-class talent that MPIX continues to attract to our Board of Advisors. I'm excited and look forward to working closely with Steven Marrs, Dick Wingate and now Jon Vlassopulos as we aggressively roll-out our expanded media services offerings, top-line revenue and pipeline of revenue-generating live and VOD media, music, sports entertainment events worldwide."
About Mindpix Corporation
Mindpix Corporation (OTC Pink: MPIX) is a technology driven multi-platform media company focused on owning, creating and/or managing multi-media entertainment and sports and US Hispanic media properties across the globe. Through a unique eco-system, MPIX provides the critical on-line video technology, production, digital marketing, audience development, payment services, sponsor acquisition, digital and traditional media distribution services to drive revenue for live and VOD (video on demand) events globally.
MPIX disclosure and financial information is published on OTC Markets and can be found at the following site: http://www.otcmarkets.com/stock/MPIX/filings/
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), and as such, may involve risks and uncertainties. These forward looking statements relate to, amongst other things, current expectation of the business environment in which the company operates, potential future performance, projections of future performance and the perceived opportunities in the market. The company's actual performance, results and achievements may differ materially from the expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements as a result of a wide range of factors.
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