Watchwith CEO and Founder, Zane Vella, Receives Award for Individual Leadership

SAN FRANCISCO, California – June 12, 2014 – The TV of Tomorrow Show (TVOT), announced this week the winners of the 11th Annual Awards for Leadership in Interactive and Multiplatform Television which recognize both corporate and individual achievement in the multiplatform interactive TV space. Watchwith’s powerful suite of sync-to-broadcast software solutions was declared the winner of the award for “Most Significant Technology, Platform or Product” and Zane Vella, Watchwith CEO and Founder, received the award for “Individual Leadership.”

The awards recognize Watchwith as the leading provider of software that broadcast and cable television networks use to create, schedule and deliver perfectly timed interactive content, commerce and advertising across mobile, web, social networks and connected TVs. Watchwith enables interactive TV experiences for consumers across virtually every connected device at scale.    

“I am greatly appreciative of TVOT’s recognition,” said Zane Vella, Watchwith CEO and founder. “I want to acknowledge the work my team at Watchwith has accomplished and our partners and customers at the networks.”


About Watchwith:

Watchwith provides a unique hosted software platform that television networks use to create, schedule and deliver perfectly timed interactive content, advertising and commerce in sync with their shows and commercials. Watchwith’s powerful suite of content creation tools enables TV networks to increase consumer engagement around their broadcast and on-demand TV programming that drives growth in overall viewership. Customers including NBC Universal, Fox Broadcasting and Pivot use Watchwith Showrunner to author and schedule sync content. The Watchwith Real-time API powers sync experiences for live broadcast events, pre-recorded programming and commercials across the web, smartphones, tablets, Smart TVs, Xbox One SmartGlass, Twitter and Facebook. Founded in 2012, Watchwith is headquartered in San Francisco, California. Investors include Rogers Venture Partners, Samsung, Arris and Gracenote. For more information, visit

About TVOT Shows

TVOT attracts a veritable "who's who" of the interactive TV, pay-TV, advertising and broadcasting/programming industries. The event--which is carefully designed to encourage networking and deal-making--enables the pay-TV operators, consumer electronics manufacturers, social media companies, entrepreneurs and technologists who are building the TV platforms of tomorrow to engage in a productive exchange of ideas with the brands, broadcasters, networks, agencies, marketers, investors, producers/creators, developers, designers, storytellers and other stakeholders upon whom the success of those platforms depends. It has been widely praised for offering a completely unique, inspiring and enjoyable experience, unlike any other tradeshow or conference. For more information about TVOT and to register, please visit or follow on Twitter at @tvotshow

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