blinkx CEO Suranga Chandratillake to Speak at Variety’s Venture Capital and New Media Summit in Beverly Hills

By Blinkx Plc, PRNE
Monday, June 27, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, June 28, 2011 -

blinkx, the world’s largest and most advanced video search
engine, today announced that Founder and CEO Suranga Chandratillake
will present at Variety’s Venture Capital and New Media Summit at
9:45am on July 8th at the Beverly Hilton, Beverly Hills,

The conference will address technology’s impact on show
business, identify the next generation of technology leaders and
analyze which societal trends are affecting product development.
The all-day event, presented in association with InternationalESQ,
will also feature London’s Tech City initiative, which was launched
by the U.K. government to build on the existing cluster of
technology companies in east London. Tech City is home to one of
the largest concentrations of small, fast-growing digital
technology companies in Europe. Among the thought and business
leaders featured at the summit will be National Amusements’
President Shari Redstone, Consumer Electronics CEO-President Gary
, Intel Capital Managing Director Marc Yi and Sony Pictures
Entertainment Chief Technology Officer Mitch Singer. Variety will
also welcome the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the event.

Mr. Chandratillake has more than a decade of experience in
next-generation search. He has spoken at several other leading
industry events including Financial Times’ Digital Media
Conference, Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival and
Monaco Media Forum. He was named a Young Global Leader in 2009 by
the World Economic Forum and has also been recognized as one of the
top 10 leaders in Science and Innovation by The Observer.

As the pioneer in video search technology, blinkx has built a
reputation as the smartest way to find rich media on the Web. The
company has signed more than 720 content partners and indexed over
35 million hours of online video and audio content. blinkx recently
launched a TV API (Application Programming Interface) to provide
partners in the fast-growing Connected TV ecosystem - from box
makers and TV manufacturers, to app developers and game consoles -
access to blinkx’s video index.

About blinkx

blinkx plc (LSE AIM: BLNX) is the world’s largest and most
advanced video search engine. Today, blinkx has indexed more than
35 million hours of audio, video, viral and TV content, and made it
fully searchable and available on demand. blinkx’s founders set out
to solve a significant challenge - the growing amount of TV and
user-generated content on the Web means keyword-based search
technologies only scratch the surface. blinkx’s patented search
technologies listen to - and even see - video on the Web, helping
users enjoy a breadth and accuracy of search results not available
elsewhere. In addition, blinkx powers the video search for many of
the world’s most frequented sites. blinkx is based in San Francisco
and London. More information is available at href="">

Tim Turpin of Sparkpr, +1-415-321-1894, tim.turpin at; or Nicole Love of Marlin PR, +44-207-869-8328, at, both for blinkx; or NOMAD and Broker, Charles Lytle, or Christopher Wren, both of Citigroup Global Markets Ltd, for blinkx plc, +44-207-986-4000

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