Livestreaming to Multiple Platforms with Switchboard Live: Rudy J. Ellis on #LivestreamStars Ep64

Ross Brand

Rudy J. Ellis

April 24, 2017

About Rudy J. Ellis

On #LivestreamStars with Ross Brand, SwitchBoard Live CEO Rudy J. Ellis talked about how livestream content creators are streaming their live video shows to multiple platforms using Joicaster as well as the solutions Switchboard.Live offers to producers, brands and developers. Rudy discussed his experiences as part of the Techstars program. He also shared updates on the NAB Conference he was attending in Las Vegas at the time of the interview.

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Rudiger “Rudy” J. Ellis is is the CEO and co-founder of Switchboard Live, previously named Joicaster. Rudy has been in various senior leadership roles over the past ten years in both network operations and live streaming services.

Rudy has seen his fair share of live events over the past 10 years including streaming big tech conferences and LA award shows in to ten different YouTube channels, simultaneously.

Switchboard Live is a Techstars backed cloud computing company that helps users manage live and produced video, create workflows, and collaborate with the data they need across video sharing platforms to improve audience engagement and collect business information.

Their SaaS-based cloud product simplifies the workflow of sending live streaming content to over 30+ destinations simultaneously; (i.e. YouTube, Facebook Live, Periscope, Twitch, Ustream, YouNow, AppleTV, etc.) via a self-serving user dashboard or robust developer based API. Their platform has been used to amplify viewer reach for multiple events from various businesses such as EA, Alienware, Disney Interactive, Monster Energy, and Conan O’ Brien.

Find Rudy on Twitter: @RudyJEllis.

About Ross Brand

blab_channel_image.JPGRoss Brand applies his background as a radio host to conduct interviews and lead livestream conversations that inform and entertain. He is the founder and editor of Livestream Universe, covering the latest and greatest in livestreaming and online broadcasting.

Ross hosts #LivestreamStars, Mondays at 7pm ET at RossBrand.LIVE. The show features talented broadcasters delivering high-quality content across livestream platforms. He also hosts #LivestreamSports, #LivestreamNews and #AskTheExpert monthly. He produces and presents The Daily Livestream Update weekday mornings on Facebook and iTunes. The updates contain show recommendations and news from the livestreaming industry.

Ross is the co-founder of You can find Ross on Twitter: @iRossBrand. His Instagram username is @RossBrand1.

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