JW Player

JW Player is the New York-based startup that pioneered video on the web and is now innovating for the future. Started in 2008 as the world’s first open source video player, today the company’s customers span the globe across 193 countries and range from Fortune 500 companies to individual bloggers. The company’s flagship product, JW Player, is live on more than 2 million sites with 17 billion video streams to a billion monthly unique viewers across all devices — phones, tablets, and desktops. Nearly five percent of all video streams worldwide are delivered through JW Player. In addition to the player, the company’s services include video hosting and streaming, advertising, and analytics.
Company Growth (employees)
New York, US
Size (employees)
170 (est)+9%
JW Player was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in New York, US

Key People at JW Player

Dave Otten

Dave Otten

Andrew Eisele

Andrew Eisele

Brian Rifkin

Brian Rifkin

Co-Founder / Business Development
Jeroen Wijering

Jeroen Wijering

Chief Digital Architect
Chris Mahl

Chris Mahl

President / CRO
Jin Sha

Jin Sha

VP of Business Development & Corporate Strategy

JW Player Office Locations

JW Player has offices in New York,
New York, US (HQ)
8 W 38th St

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Total Funding

$45.6 m

Latest funding size

$20 m

Time since last funding

over 1 year


JW Player's latest funding round in January 2016 was reported to be $20 m. In total, JW Player has raised $45.6 m

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