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Sonic Foundry to Webcast, Sponsor Higher Education’s Fastest Growing Technology Event, UBTech, for 12th Consecutive Year

Content from live online event to be hosted in Mediasite Cloud

MADISON, Wis. — June 08, 2015 — Sonic Foundry, Inc. (NASDAQ: SOFO), the trusted global leader for video creation and management solutions and the Titanium sponsor of UBTech 2015, today announced Mediasite Events will live-webcast the higher education technology conference to an online audience via Mediasite Cloud. The turnkey service delivers the most engaging online video experience to remote event participants while providing event planners the most reliable and worry-free streaming and video management.

UBTech, held June 15-17 in Orlando, Fla., is higher education’s most focused high-level conversation about technology’s impact on every aspect of campus leadership and practice. More than 1,000 campus visionaries attend from 500 colleges and universities nationwide. This is the 12th consecutive year Mediasite Events is delivering an interactive UBTech hybrid event.  All keynotes will be live-streamed, and general and breakout sessions will be available on-demand.

“For over a decade we’ve chosen Sonic Foundry to deliver our conference to an online audience regardless of time and distance. Mediasite has transformed our conference, giving us the opportunity to reach attendees all over the world. Mediasite not only helps our attendees to customize their online experience, but it highlights key videos, promotes future conferences and attracts new audiences,” said Stephanie Martinez, CIO of University Business. “We are thrilled to continue our long-standing partnership with Sonic Foundry.”

The public can watch UBTech’s innovative keynote speakers live via Mediasite at www.ubtechconference.com/: 

·        Why Higher Education is Under Siege and What We Can and Should be Doing About It

·        The Long Arc: The Future of Higher Education and the Central Role of IT

·        How Innovation is Unleashed by Asking an Unanswerable Question

Sean Brown, Sonic Foundry Senior Vice President, will present, “How Mediasite Introduced the Most Disruptive Instructional Technology Since the Internet – And What’s Next,” at 2:20 p.m. June 16 in St. John’s rooms 26 and 27.

Mediasite Events is a leading global provider of live and on-demand webcasting for hybrid events and high-profile meetings, supplying turnkey streaming solutions for about 700 events annually. All event video is streamed, hosted and managed with Mediasite Cloud, a complete platform providing no-wait video publishing, exceptional playback across all devices, advanced video search, content security and powerful viewership analytics.

About Sonic Foundry®, Inc.

Sonic Foundry (NASDAQ: SOFO) is the trusted global leader for video capture, management and webcasting solutions in education, business and government. The patented Mediasite Enterprise Video Platform transforms communications, training, education and events for more than 3,000 customers in over 60 countries.

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Press Contact:

Nicole Wise

608.237.8678

nicolew@sonicfoundry.com

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Technology
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