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Twitter@JasonHirschhorn
BirthplaceNew York, NY
Birthdate1971

Degrees

New York University (NYU) Stern School of Business, BS 1995
International Business and Marketing

Former Companies

President, Sling Media Entertainment Group
Chief Digital Officer
CEO
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Crains / Crains New York

Jason Hirschhorn

Mr. Hirschhorn joined Sling Media in December, 2006 to preside over the newly created Sling Media Entertainment Group. The Sling Media Entertainment Group was formed to define and create even richer and more engaging experiences for Slingbox customers as well as their family and friends. Mr. Hirschhorn is tasked with delivering entirely new applications and services enabled by the Slingboxâ marriage of familiar TV programming and richly interactive Web-connected devices.

Before joining Sling Media, Hirschhorn was a Founding Partner at TripleH Media Advisors, a digital media consultancy. Before TripleH, Jason was Chief Digital Officer at MTV Networks . At MTV Networks, Jason was responsible for the company’s digital media businesses and interactive strategy.

In April 2009, Hirschhorn joined MySpace as its Chief Product Officer and in February 2010 was promoted to co-President.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Host Committee 12/2012Series A$2.5M1
Svpply 11/2010Seed$550k5
Howcast 10/2008Series A$2M3
Thismoment 9/2008Venture Round$3M4

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Sources

    5to1 (5to1.com) [edit]
  1. nypost.com [edit]
  2. Svpply is a Social Shopping Site With a Funny Name, Good Buzz and a New Funding Round (mediamemo.allthingsd.com) [edit]
  3. Howcast Raises Another $1 Million For How-To Videos (paidcontent.org) [edit]
  4. Former Yahoo/CNET-er Broady Launches ThisMoment; Gets $3.5 Million Funding (paidcontent.org) [edit]
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