JW Player Appoints Bill Day Chief Operating Officer

JW Player, the world’s largest network-independent video platform, today announced it has hired Bill Day as Chief Operating Officer. In this role, he will be responsible for the company's strategic leadership while also managing sales, product, marketing, business development, finance and human resources.

JW Player Launches Innovative Video Recommendations Engine, Increases Publishers Ad Revenues Up to 50%

Publishers that “Flick the Switch” turning on JW Player Recommendations on average see lift of between 20% to 50% in views & ad revenue within the first month of implementation. JW Player’s powerful recommendations engine drives greater engagement and revenues by collecting more signals with high quality viewer interactions to help uncover relevant connections and make stronger recommendations.

JW Player Launches Apple TV App Builder, Signs Tasting Table as Pilot Customer

JW Player, a leading digital and mobile video platform and player company, today announces its Apple TV App Builder, a new open-source product within the JW platform. The Apple TV App Builder enables JW Player customers to develop a customized app for new Apple TV devices (fourth generation) with no coding, minimal configuration, and no additional cost. This solution is the industry's first free app framework for Apple TV, and the newest addition to JW Player's suite of video products.