Richard Cooperstein Joins Board of Directors of sevenload

PR Newswire — September 10, 2010

COLOGNE, September 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ —

–, Europe’s Leading Global Social Video Network, is Strengthening its Position in the USA and Expanding its Non-Executive Board of Directors in Time for Licensing Negotiations at MIPCOM 2010 in Cannes.

Richard Cooperstein has vast experience in both the content and the social media industries, both as former Head of International Business Development & Strategy at Facebook Inc. and as Senior Vice President, Finance, Business Development & Equity Ventures at The Walt Disney Company. Based in the Los Angeles area, Richard will support the company with respect to all international growth activities, helping the company identify and execute strategic partnerships, content acquisition as well as key strategic corporate and business development initiatives.

Axel Schmiegelow, CEO of sevenload, said: “We’re extremely pleased to have Richard’s advice and support for our continually growing international team. His deep understanding of the media industry and long experience in international content licensing deals is a huge win for sevenload. Together with Richard, we are able to strengthen our foothold in the US video market. His expertise and extensive network make Richard an important anchor in further establishing our successful business model in international markets.”

Richard Cooperstein brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and relationships from his various key positions within Facebook, Media Investment Group, Disney, Time Warner and Viacom. With the addition of Richard as non-executive Board Director and of Jodok Batlogg, former CTO of StudiVZ, Germany’s leading social network, who will join sevenload as its CTO in October 2010, sevenload has further strengthened the licensing and Social Media background of its Board of Directors.

About sevenload:

sevenload is a leading global Social Video Network for WebTV, videos and photos.’s video community enables users to explore an extensive entertainment package filled with free premium TV content, music videos as well as interactive Web TV shows. At, users have access to over 20 international country portals. Advertising clients benefit from engaging users with branded entertainment, viral video seeding and video advertising within the site’s ad-relevant environment. The company’s B2B side of the business develops white label solutions, such as IPTV-platforms, media libraries, video portals and online communities based on the sevenload technology. Additional Information on sevenload can be found at

Media Contact: Mike Schnoor Teamleader PR & Corporate Communications sevenload GmbH Vogelsanger Str. 78 D-50823 Cologne Tel: +49-(0)221-78876-10 Mail:

SOURCE sevenload GmbH

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