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Ben Pickering, President of SoMedia Networks, Joins Video Guru Panel at Reel Video Summit in San Francisco

August 2, 2014

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Marketing Weekly News -- SoMedia Networks (TSX-V:VID) ("SoMedia," "the Company"), the pioneer of high volume crowdsourced video production, is pleased to announce that Ben Pickering, President and COO, will be participating in the upcoming Reel Video Summit 2014 to be held in San Francisco on July 24th and 25th.

Pickering joins a select group of leading industry experts who will discuss a range of current topics including video production and marketing for large businesses and brands during two panel sessions, "Grill the Gurus" and "Video Production Options for All Sizes - Methods, Formats, Budgets."

With over 15 years of experience in digital media, online and software industries, Pickering has worked with both start-ups and Fortune 500 companies. Prior to joining SoMedia Networks, Ben served as CEO at Strutta, where he built the company into a leading SaaS social media-marketing platform; and held several strategic roles at Yahoo! within the Audiences and Advertising divisions, where his responsibilities included business development, product strategy and operations.

Pickering has contributed extensively on the topic of digital and social media for websites such as the Huffington Post, Mashable and was recently named a Top 40 Digital Strategist by the Online Marketing Institute. He holds both an Economics degree and an MBA from Stanford University.

The Reel Video Summit is recognized as one of the premier video conferences organized by Mark Robertson, Founder and Publisher of, the world's leading resource for news, analysis, tips and trends for the online video and internet marketing industries. Its videologists and columnists offer expert advice, guidance, and commentary about the world of online video in an effort to guide internet marketers and video content producers towards best practices and online video services that suit their needs. Its goal is to help evangelize for the industry, collect and disseminate best practices, and learn a little bit while doing it.

For more information visit: About SoMedia Networks SoMedia Networks, the creator of Scalable Video, has reengineered how businesses access video content creation, production and deployment. The cloud-based SoMedia Platform allows businesses, brands and media to easily order the production of custom video content at scale and volume, anywhere, on demand, with rapid turnaround, and at a fraction of current costs.

SoMedia provides Scalable Video as an integrated solution to corporate partners, as a resale solution through thousands of web marketing firms and directly to digital agencies and millions of SMBs across North America. To learn more visit: Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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