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Georgetown University, JD
SUNY Binghamton, BA

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Richard Bloom

Richard Bloom is an experienced online media and technology executive. Rich currently serves as Chief Operating Officer of Onswipe where he runs business development, business operations and strategy.

Previously, Rich was VP, Video at AOL where he was responsible for the video strategy across AOL owned sites as well as running the 5min and Video publisher networks, and all video partnerships and business development for AOL. Rich joined AOL via the acquisition of 5min where he was SVP Business Development. Prior to 5min, Rich was VP, Business Development and legal affairs for UGO Entertainment which was acquired by Hearst.

Rich started his career as an attorney working in large NYC law firms where he focused on media and entertainment work.

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Aol Sees “Skyrocketing” Business in the Distribution of Branded Video

Added: 5/2/12

AOL’s 5Min has Syndication Offering for Brightcove Publishers

Added: 5/2/12

5min Builds Out Distribution and Banks on Syndication

Added: 5/2/12


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