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Sonic Foundry Partners with The Feast to Webcast Annual Conference

Sessions, to be shared publicly on-demand via Mediasite, promote social change

MADISON, Wis. — October 09, 2013 — The co-founder of Airbnb, a New York Times bestselling author, and the founder and president of MTV are among the eclectic group of presenters at The Feast 2013 Conference, to be live-streamed via Mediasite Events by Sonic Foundry, Inc. (NASDAQ: SOFO), the trusted leader for video content management and webcasting solutions.

The Feast is focused on creative solutions to today’s toughest societal challenges. Its flagship conference, held Oct. 16 to 18 at Center 548 in New York City, brings together people from across disciplines and serves as a starting point for relationships and projects that run all year long. About 450 people will attend this invitation-only event to tackle challenges that focus on health, veterans and education.

Mediasite Events will live-stream all keynote sessions, workshops, presentations, as well as the finale – a literal feast complete with food, performance and celebration that includes remote participation from thousands around the world. All sessions will be available to the public to watch on-demand after the conference at by clicking the video link at the top of the page. The public is also invited to join a global “Feast for Good” event at 7 p.m. on Oct. 18 by hosting a dinner and selecting a question to answer during the course of the meal that addresses one of the challenges.

“The Feast Conference convenes the world’s most creative thinkers, entrepreneurs, doers and innovators to tackle some of the toughest challenges facing our society. More than just a conference where attendees hear from speakers, The Feast is a participatory event where our audience – both in person and via the live stream – works in collaboration to find answers to questions regarding health, education, and veterans issues,” said The Feast founder Jerri Chou. “We are excited to partner with Sonic Foundry to bring The Feast experience to a global audience.”

Mediasite Events empowers clients to produce successful, high-quality online experiences that score rave audience reviews and achieve event goals. Powered by the award-winning Mediasite webcasting platform, Mediasite Events provides turnkey video streaming services, delivering worry-free video streaming and webcasting for thousands of hybrid and live events of all sizes every year.

About The Feast
Since 2008, The Feast has worked to foster a community of innovators who are revolutionizing their industries while making a significant social impact. The Feast’s annual conference, held in New York City, features unique perspectives and tackles today’s greatest societal challenges – while serving as a springboard for groundbreaking projects and year-round initiatives. In 2012, The Feast expanded internationally with the launch of The Feast Worldwide, an independently organized series of dinner parties that runs in parallel with the flagship conference, giving passionate people around the globe a chance to engage their local communities in collective action. For more information about The Feast, visit  To livestream The Feast 2014, visit

About Sonic Foundry®, Inc.

Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Madison, Wis., Sonic Foundry (OTC: SOFO) is dedicated to transforming how the world works and learns through innovative and scalable technology solutions. Sonic Foundry’s brands include Vidable® and Global Learning Exchange® which help unlock a smarter, more connected world for learners, workers, and entrepreneurs everywhere. For more information visit


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