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Tubifi Creates Video to Capture the Minds of Massachusetts StudentsCompany Contributes Online Video Production Services for State-Sponsored WOW Initiative to Increase Awareness for STEM Education (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) (November 15, 2011)
BURLINGTON, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/15/11 -- Tubifi, Inc. today announced that it has contributed inspirational videos to support the 'WOW' initiative, a newly launched Massachusetts-sponsored project designed to spur youth interest in studying Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Working with WOW organizers, Tubifi created a series of videos for use in the Massachusetts schools that highlight the career opportunities of the 'WOW'sters, a group of 15 people who have achieved success after studying one of the STEM concentrations.
Last month at the 8th annual STEM Summit held in Boston, Lt. Governor of Massachusetts, Timothy Murray, announced the Boston-based STEM network and a series of initiatives including 'WOW' to promote and support the local program. The new Tubifi-produced videos (http://blog.tubifi.com/) are part of a campaign to capture the imaginations of school children in grades 5- 8 and feature Boston Red Sox Statistician, Bill James, Harmonix Music Systems Video Game Designer, Jim Toepel and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute's Ocean Researcher, Amy Kukulya among others.
"Our administration applauds the great work of all of our partners who are working hard to excite and 'WOW' students about STEM education," said Lt. Governor Murray, chair of the Governor's STEM Advisory Council. "We also thank Tubifi for developing their online video to help raise more awareness so we can educate, mentor and guide young people to future success in the classroom and workforce."
"As a recently launched Boston-area startup, we felt it very appropriate to lend our technology and creative talent to help spread a hopeful message to young people, that they too can someday play a role in the technological innovation that takes place in Massachusetts," said John Belchers, CEO and co-founder of Tubifi.
Tubifi's solution for online video creation, distribution and analytics helps companies excel in the digital world with game-changing video quality, pricing and distribution. Tubifi's online video hosting platform uses the leading video player and delivers video that is optimized for devices and network connection speed. Tubifi enables easy uploading to free online video platforms like YouTube and Vimeo, video sharing on social networks like Facebook and Twitter, and brings email campaigns to life with video links. The solution can also be used with third-party content to extend reach.
About Tubifi, Inc.
Tubifi provides a cost-effective, complete solution for video ad creation, distribution, analytics and improvement that empowers companies of all sizes to use the medium to engage with a mobile, connected, social world. With an award-winning creative team and global network of videographers across the U.S., Canada and Europe, Tubifi works with customers to ensure that video messages capture the essence of their brand and resonate with viewers. Tubifi works with best-of-breed partners throughout the creation and distribution process to ensure the highest quality production with the most expansive reach. For more information, please contact Tubifi at 888. 9TUBIFI (888. 988. 2434) or visit www.tubifi.com.
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