Chase Norlin is the CEO of AlphaBird, a leader in online video syndication, and has spent the last 15 years in the Internet industry as an entrepreneur and distribution executive. Prior to AlphaBird, Norlin was the founder and CEO of Pixsy, a pioneer in syndicated video search funded by TVGuide-Gemstar (now Rovi - NASDAQ:ROVI). Previously he served as a senior executive at ValueClick (NASDAQ:VCLK) where he managed publisher distribution for the display advertising network, paid search, and comparison shopping divisions.
Prior to ValueClick, Norlin held the position of Senior Consultant to InfoSpace (NASDAQ:INSP) charged with publisher distribution for the paid search division. Previously, Norlin developed Sony's first online photo sharing venture and founded the web's first online video sharing company ShareYourWorld. Norlin also served as a new venture consultant in launching Boeing's (NYSE:BA) online video and image licensing division. Norlin began his career in the media business in the mailroom at Paradigm Talent and Literary Agency.
Norlin serves on the advisory boards of Adgregate Markets and Adbidcentral. He received his BA from UC Berkeley and MA from The University of Chicago and is a regular speaker on online video, advertising, and search. Recent speaking engagements include the Goldman Sachs Global Media Conference, Bloomberg Media Summit, Monaco Media Forum, NATPE, NAB, OMMA, and ad:tech.