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1765 Crockett Lane
San Francisco Bay Area
San francisco, CA, 94010


Co-founder, CEO
Co-founder, CTO
Co-founder, Chief Strategy Officer
VP, Eastern Region Sales
VP, Client Solutions Team
Director of Product


SezWho, 3/2009
vsc, 7/2008


Series A, 8/2007
The Entrepreneurs' Funds
Series B, 10/2008
Altos Ventures
The Entrepreneurs' Funds




Echo provides the industry’s first and largest real-time platform, enabling the rapid implementation and scale of applications for social TV, social music, social news, social sports, social commerce and social finance. Brands and developers can leverage the Echo platform to transform their static websites and mobile apps into real-time experiences that significantly boost traffic, increase user engagement, and drive more revenue. A leader in the space, Echo currently serves over 1.5 billion streams per month for customers including ABC, Advance Digital, AMC Networks, CNBC, ESPN, iVillage, NASDAQ, Scripps Networks, Sony, The Washington Post, USA Network, XO Group and WWE.

Recent Milestones

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    Echo added Stephen Culp as VP, Client Solutions Team. (6/5/13)
    Posted 7/15/13 at 3:26pm
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    Echo — Echo Releases a new JS SDK to power the next generation of real-time, social apps. (3/26/13)
    Posted 7/15/13 at 3:45pm via
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    Echo added Paul Maass as VP, Eastern Region Sales. (3/1/13)
    Posted 7/15/13 at 3:25pm
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    Echo added Rohit Sawhney as Director of Product. (12/10/12)
    Posted 8/6/13 at 10:13am
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    Echo added Jason Hoch as Senior Vice President, Customer Strategy and Product Marketing. (10/1/12)
    Posted 11/6/12 at 3:59am
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    Echo — Jason Hoch joins Echo as SVP of Customer Strategy & Product Marketing after building the WWE digital platform. (10/1/12)
    Posted 7/15/13 at 3:15pm via
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    Echo — Echo, the first and largest real-time web platform provider, is honored to announce that it has been awarded “Best White Label Solution” at the Social TV Awards. This culminates an astonishing year of revenue growth for the company, having increased total (7/25/12)
    Posted 7/25/12 at 11:59am via
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    Echo — Echo Announces Record Quarter with 86% Revenue Growth Y/Y (5/22/12)
    Posted 5/22/12 at 4:46am via
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    Echo added Kristin Hersant as VP of Marketing. (12/1/11)
    Posted 12/6/11 at 2:32pm
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    Echo — Launch of StreamServer - the evolution of the real-time web (2/8/11)
    Posted 2/15/11 at 10:48am via
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    Echo added Chris Saad as Co-founder, Chief Strategy Officer. (2/1/11)
    Posted 10/14/08 at 12:08pm
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    Echo acquired SezWho. (3/5/09)
    Posted 3/17/09 at 11:28am via
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    Echo received $3.6M in Series B funding. (10/14/08)
    Posted 10/14/08 at 10:34am via
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    Echo added Philippe Cailloux as COO. (10/1/08)
    Posted 7/15/13 at 3:24pm
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    Echo acquired vsc. (7/8/08)
    Posted 7/10/08 at 1:51pm via
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    Echo received $1.2M in Series A funding. (8/1/07)
    Posted 8/9/07 at 1:42am via



Robert Scoble Interviews Echo CEO Khris Loux about the Real-time Web

Added: 8/5/13

Robert Scoble LIVE with Echo’s Khris Loux and Chris Saad

Added: 8/6/13


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Above: Echo Home Page
Uploaded: 8/6/13


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    Echo Announces Record Quarter with 86% Revenue Growth Y/Y ( [edit]
    Echo Wins 2012 Social TV Award for Best White Label Solution ( [edit]
    Echo Lands Digital Media Exec Jason Hoch as SVP of Customer Strategy and Product Marketing ( [edit]
    The New Echo JavaScript SDK ( [edit]
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