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A new algorithm-based transmission technology that leverages teraFLOPS of computing power to resolve the transport issues of “Big Data."

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Telecommunications
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded May 2010
  • Employees 15
  • Website

Company Summary

Brevity is a breakthrough transmission technology that changes the way big data is transported. In addition to providing significant accelerations during transport, Brevity can simultaneously convert files into different formats during transmission. This is of particular relevance to the Media industry because Brevity allows massive files to move over networks, while eliminating the need for traditional transcoding practices.


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    Timothy O'Brien
    President and CEO

    Before Brevity, Tim was VP, Video Services, for Yahoo, where he was responsible for global delivery & monetization. Tim was VP of Media Services for Maven Networks, acquired by Yahoo in 2008, where in one year he deployed to over 30 enterprise customers in the US & Europe. Tim served as Partner & Practice Leader in IBM Global Services' M&E industry practice, and was responsible for over $100 million annually in digital media services engagements.

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    Jacob Bronstein
    Founder & Head of Product and Strategy

    Before Brevity, Jacob founded Arctic Media Technologies in 2008, he designed and built video systems & components of the internal infrastructures and broadcast workflows for ESPN. Jacob found that the logistical infrastructure related to moving video between geographical points & transcoding of video into various formats were not two separate issues; but rather a single, industry-wide problem. Brevity was created to simplify digital distribution.

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    Michael A. Jackman
    SVP of Business Development

    For four years Jackman worked at Deluxe Entertainment Services as VP and GM of Deluxe New York and most recently Regional VP of Bus. Development, where he identified critical opportunities for acquisition, investment and joint ventures. Jackman was the SVP of Post Production for The Weinstein Company. Jackman serves on various boards including the AICP, Scenarios USA and as Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors of the NY Production Alliance.

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    Jossi Fresco Benaim
    SVP of Operations

    Jossi was the Dir. of Online Services at an Int'l nonprofit distributing broadcast & online content to 82 countries, he led R&D on all organizational aspects of its digital media tech strategy. He also worked as a Dir. of Tech at various companies he co-founded in the UK and US. He deployed one of the first VoIP networks connecting the US to Chile & Argentina, and managed media asset management projects for numerous FTSE & Fortune 1000 companies.

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    Abdul Sulieman
    Founder and VP of Engineering

    In 2008, Abdul and Jacob developed the company Arctic Media Technologies. They developed and built the Olympus and Athena systems for ESPN. This broadcast video server system has made ESPN's workflow significantly more efficient while solving major problems with digital content retrieval. The Athena system was one of ESPN's largest storage arrays for several years. Abdul has an innate understanding of large and complicated M&E workflows.


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    Greenberg Traurig
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    Citrin Cooperman

Previous Investors

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    Angel Funding