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Libsyn Names Dr. Greg Buretz as New Chief Technology Officer

Press Release · Pittsburgh, PA, USA ·

Liberated Syndication Inc. (“Libsyn” or the “Company”), the leading ‘Podcasting As A Service’ platform, today announced the appointment of Greg Buretz, D.Sc. as Chief Technology Officer. In this role, Buretz, based in Pittsburgh, will lead the innovation agenda and technology roadmap and evolve the design and development of the integrated Libsyn platform for creators and advertisers.

John W. Gibbons, Libsyn’s President and CPO, said, “We are delighted to appoint Greg in the role of Chief Technology Officer to further usher Libsyn into our next phase of accelerated growth and value creation. His experience makes him distinctively suited to drive innovation as we continue our transformation journey to deliver new and enhanced podcasting and advertising tools and services to the market.”

“Libsyn has invested significantly in its platform capabilities, and it’s an honor to be leading the technology charge that will take our company’s pioneering podcasting service foundation to the next level,” added Buretz. “I look forward to working with our leadership, developers, and partners to bring integrated solutions that deliver a simplified and unified experience for creators and advertisers.”

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Buretz brings nearly 20 years of technology leadership, more than ten of which have been at Libsyn. Prior to his current position, he served as Vice President of Software Development, where he was the primary architect for the launch of Libsyn 5; oversaw the introduction of AdvertiseCast’s programmatic capabilities via its Auto Ads solution; and has led the technical integration of key partner offerings. Before that, Buretz held various software and web application developer roles, where he architected Libsyn 4 and re-engineered Libsyn’s analytics processing system to include Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) certified statistics. He joined Libsyn in April 2012.

Buretz began his career at the California University of Pennsylvania as a web developer and social media strategist. He holds a Doctorate of Science (D.Sc.) in Information Systems and Communications from Robert Morris University.

In the last 18 months, Libsyn has expanded its executive team, including naming Jonathan Charak as Chief Financial Officer and John W. Gibbons as President & Chief Product Officer, as well as made Board additions, including Patrick Dolan, former President of the IAB, and Doug Woodrum, former CFO of CNET Networks, Inc.

These appointments underscore the Company’s commitment to building its global operations, making strategic acquisitions, and strengthening its platform strategy by investing in industry-leading hosting and monetization offerings to heighten the podcast experience.

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