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Destiny Media Technologies Names Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Clipstream® Business

VANCOUVER, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Destiny Media Technologies (TSXV: DSY) (OTCQX: DSNY) today announced the appointment of Dale Borland as the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for its Clipstream® business.  In this position, Mr. Borland will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Clipstream® business, including the strategic plan, personnel, sales and marketing, and product strategy.

Mr. Borland brings more than 25 years of leadership experience in successfully commercializing new technologies in multiple international markets. 

Mr. Borland joined Microsoft Corp. in 1989 and during his 17-year tenure, he held senior management and executive roles in a number of fast growth divisions, with accomplishments that included:

  • Revenue growth in excess of 400% in each of the business units he led
  • In Global Operations and IT Services across EMEA, he was responsible for supporting 28 countries, over 7,000 clients and $4B in revenue and sales operations
  • Mr. Borland headed up strategy, sales, marketing and channels development for Microsoft's pursuit of the home market during the time of initial commercialization of the MSN Network, Digital Media products and Xbox, achieving annual revenues of $200 million.

Mr. Borland has served in leadership roles in medium size enterprises as well as early stage entrepreneurial ventures. In 2006, he was appointed to the role of President & CEO of Marqui Inc., where he led a strategic change in product, sales and services into a SaaS operating company, which culminated in an acquisition in the fall of 2009. From 2010-2012, Mr. Borland served as Chief Operating Officer at Wantsa Media Inc., an online transaction solution for digital media and social content, focused on OEM licensing for clients such as Yahoo, AT&T, and Chicago Times Media Group.  In addition, Mr. Borland was Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer of Colligo Networks and Technical Director at Bytech Limited.

"We are very excited to bring Dale into our senior management team. His global operations, strategic planning and marketing background, combined with a demonstrated ability to lead organizations to meaningful growth are an excellent match for the needs of this position," said Steve Vestergaard, Chief Executive Officer of Destiny Media Technologies. "His extensive background and leadership will also be instrumental as we build out the sales, marketing and support team for Clipstream®."

"With its multiple applications and ability to play across every major browser, Clipstream® offers something unique in today's online video technology landscape. The opportunity for this solution is significant in both size and scale," said Mr. Borland. "I look forward to leading this effort and contributing to the success of Destiny Media Technologies."

About Destiny Media Technologies, Inc.
Destiny provides software products and services that enable digital content owners to securely distribute and play their audio and video content on line. The Company's two major product lines are Clipstream® and Play MPE®. Clipstream® (www.clipstream.com) is an on line video format that plays on any current Internet enabled device including smart phones, tablets, computers and televisions with no special downloads or player installs. Play MPE® (www.plaympe.com) is the global market leader in providing a standardized method to securely and cost effectively distribute pre-release music to radio stations and other music industry professionals. This full service solution provides secure file distribution including promotional and support information, meta data, streaming samples, customer and user data and analytics. More information can be found at www.dsny.com

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