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Vomodo, Inc.

Vomodo mobile video broadcast equipment and provides web-based content delivery services to media companies. It's a news van in a backpack!

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Media and Entertainment
  • Location Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded February 2009
  • Employees 10
  • Website

Company Summary

Vomodo manufactures and sells patent-pending mobile video broadcast equipment and web-based content delivery services. The devices connect to standard video cameras and allow in-field live reporting via multiple 3G or 4G cellular uplink. The equipment transmits video stream via 3G or 4G cellular uplink and costs only a fraction of price of a mobile broadcast truck, also eliminating the added cost of an engineer, a driver with a CDL, and airtime.


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    Mark Smith
    President and Founder

    Mr. Smith has 27 years of experience in network broadcast journalism as a producer, director of photography, and editor. Mark has worked for IBM and Microsoft developing technologies using touch screen and DVD-based systems. He also has experience in the broadcasting and electronics industries designing and building systems for many applications. He studied Film at Evergreen State College and holds an MA in Broadcast journalism from NYU.

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    Pete Ruastein
    Chief Executive Officer

    Mr. Raustein has over 20 years of business and technology leadership experience across a variety of industries – i.e. high-tech manufacturing, consumer products, and financial services– for organizations such as Nike, NEC, WaMu, and The Gates Foundation. Mr. Raustein has lead significant organizational and operational development and restructuring efforts focused on increasing effectiveness and overall efficiency.

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    Nils Lahr
    Chief Technology Officer

    As a co-founder of eight high-tech startups, Nils Lahr has spent the last 17 years driving some of the most advanced Internet and communication projects and solutions in the world. Nils was the CTO and co-founder of iBEAM Broadcasting, where he was the architect of the first distributed 'Edge' Internet delivery service. iBEAM raised over $400 million in funding and was responsible for 80% of all the streaming media on the Internet in 2000.

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    Matthew Arksey
    R&D / Product Development

    Principal at Arksey Design, LLC and a skilled industrial designer, Mr. Arksey is the chief designer of the innovative Vomodo VMD-2500 BackPack antenna system. Mr. Arksey has extensive experience in the cellular and mobility industry with numerous organizations.

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    Doug Bertran
    Director of Supply Chain

    Mr. Bertran has twenty-five years of experience in executive production, creating award-winning programming for National Geographic Television & Film, Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, PBS Nova, BBC and others. Mr. Bertran is an energetic, entrepreneurial leader, skilled in communications, financial, and management capabilities, and has produced hundreds of hours of television throughout the world.

Previous Investors

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    Mark Smith