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OtherScreen

Otherscreen is a software platform that allows broadcasters to increase engagement and drive digital revenue.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Media and Entertainment
  • Location Charlotte, NC, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded December 2010
  • Employees 5
  • Website otherscreen.com

Company Summary

OtherScreen pushes companion content to our users' web devices as they watch TV. Users become more engaged as they compete in a social game.

OtherScreen licenses the platform to networks, tv stations and content producers and generates revenue by taking a portion of the ad sales to advertisers. In the future OtherScreen plans to sell market research and product placement to brands and provide analytics to broadcasters.

Team

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    Chris Halligan
    CEO and Co-Founder

    Chris Halligan held 11 ascending positions in sales and executive management for Dell Computers from 1988-1999. He then ran worldwide operations for WebMethods, founded and sold to Salesforce.com a company called Keidon, founded two other startups (Mascot Books and a definct company that produced steam engine vehicles) before moving to Charlotte as the CEO of Pokertek. Chris is now the CEO of OtherScreen.

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    Garth Moulton
    President and Co-Founder

    Garth had a successful career in technology sales in Silicon Valley from 1992-2004. He then co-founded Jigsaw, a crowd sourced business database that sold to Salesforce.com in May 2010 for $175 MM. Garth's primary responsibility at Jigsaw was building and managing their community of over 1.5M content generating members.
    He’s a Vermonter, a graduate of Brown and a passionate Red Sox / Patriots / Celtics fan. Garth is the President of OtherScreen.

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    Andrew Gertig
    VP Products and Co-Founder

    As an Officer in the USAF he worked as a Flight Test Engineer on the B-52 and B-1 bombers. Livermore Labs veteran. He's a graduate of Mississippi State with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He is
    Jamaican. Son of Missionaries. Marathon hacker. Self taught computer programmer with real skills in Ruby on Rails, Javascript, CSS3, Erlang and probably some other stuff.
    Andrew is responsible for responsible for product direction, UI and UX.

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    Richard Hipp
    Advisor

    founder and proprietor of SQLite - the world's leading compact embedded database

Previous Investors

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    Garth Moulton
    Unconfirmed
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    Chris Halligan
    Unconfirmed