Over One Billion Incremental Video Views Generated for Publishers by JW Player’s Recommendations

JW Player, the world's largest network-independent video platform, today announced the significant business results clients are seeing with Recommendations, a tool that enables media companies and publishers to boost organic video views and advertising revenue. In total, Recommendations has generated over one billion incremental video views for customers since its limited release six months ago.

JW Player Introduces the Next Generation of Video With JW8

JW Player, the world’s largest network-independent video platform, today announced the beta release of the latest version of its media player, JW8. With this release, the player which reaches over 1.8 billion unique devices monthly, will offer significantly enhanced video load speed, deliver a fully-customizable modern and responsive user-interface, and support next-generation advertising standards including VAST4.

JW Player Announces Expansion of Global Footprint with Opening of European Headquarters in London, Adds Engineering and Support Teams in the Netherlands

JW Player, the world’s largest network-independent video platform, today announced the expansion of its global operations with the launch of a European headquarters in London, and the opening of engineering and support operations in the Netherlands. The company also announced new strategic customer partnerships.

JW Player Taps Pablo Calamera as Chief Technology Officer

JW Player, the world’s largest network-independent video platform, today announced it has hired Pablo Calamera as Chief Technology Officer. In this role, he will lead the company's engineering teams and drive market-leading innovations across JW Player’s global business.

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.