/// Dina Kaplan
Dina Kaplan, Co-Founder blip.tv
Dina Kaplan is a co‐founder of blip.tv. Dina oversees marketing and finance for the company, including public relations, accounting and brand.
Blip.tv is the next‐generation television network. The
company was founded in 2005 by members of the videoblogging community and now hosts and
distributes thousands of original series attracting 140 million video views a month. Blip.tv
syndicates shows to iTunes, YouTube, Google TV, Facebook, Verizon FiOS, TiVo, Sony TVs, Vizio,
the iPad and elsewhere. The company splits advertising revenue with producers on a 50/50
basis and has taken each of its top shows full time. Blip.tv’s mission is to evolve television by
making independent shows scalable and profitable.
Before blip.tv. Dina was an Emmy‐award winning television
news reporter, mostly for local NBC stations. Prior to reporting, Dina worked as an associate
producer for MTV News and at the White House as Director of Research for the Office of the
White House Counsel.
Dina is a judge for the Webby Awards, a member of the Producers Guild of America, on the
National Board of Wesleyan University, on the board of the IAWTV (International Academy of
Web Television), and on the Advisory Board of the Women’s Media Center. Dina is the founder
and Chair of the New York Founders Club, a group dedicated to promoting the start‐up
community in New York City. She is also the co‐founder of the Breakfast Club, a group of
women executives in digital media companies and tech‐based start‐ups in New York.