About Us – Company Information – History & Milestones
Currently CDNvideo is a globally operating company with multiple offices and a part of international group of CDN companies delivering large volume of content to five continents. Our team of 75 technical professionals is based in Moscow, Russia. Our specialties are live streaming, VoD, HTTP caching, transcoding and website acceleration. We have developed an unlimited cloud storage and an HTML5 player enabling P2P streaming and 360-degree video demonstration. We serve TV & radio channels, OTTs, ecommerce and gaming companies, and value the trust of notable brands like Viasat and All-Russia State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company.
CDNvideo was founded in 2010 by Yaroslav Gorodetsky (CEO) and Sergei Ivlenkov (CTO) and in the next several years dominated the CDN market in Russia and CIS. The company became the first local CDN provider to enable delivery of video content to mobile devices. CDNvideo created a content delivery network with unbeatable coverage in the region, and in 2017 it was acquired by Wangsu group, a global CDN company offering access to the second largest CDN in the world and a portfolio of value-added services for broadcasters, web store owners, gaming companies and many other industries.
CDNvideo CEO Yaroslav Gorodetsky was named a finalist for Russia’s E&Y Enterpreneur of the Year 2015.
In 2016 CDNvideo was named one of the top 5 fastest growing companies in the national “Tech Success” rating.
In 2018 CDNvideo’s Moscow team was one of the 15 finalists chosen to take part in PwC’s export accelerator for several Asian markets.
Yaroslav Gorodetskiy, CEO
Volkova Olga, HR Director
Anastasia Raspopina, Head of International Marketing
Lisa Chadaeva, Head of International Sales
Maxim Garusev, CMO + Business Development
Angelina Reshina, Head of Marketing for Russia & CIS
CDNvideo was founded in 2010 by Yaroslav Gorodetsky (CEO) and Sergei Ivlenkov (CTO) with a group of friends who acted as co-investors.
Load Balancing System Patented
CDNvideo got its load balancing system patented which appeared to be a milestone in the company's history.
CDNvideo Joins Skolkovo Innovation Park
CDNvideo joined Skolkovo Innovation Park and became the first content delivery company in Russia to get the official Skolkovo resident status.
Sochi Olympics Broadcast via CDNvideo Network
CDNvideo doubled its network bandwidth to broadcast the Sochi Winter Olympics worldwide.
Virtual Commenter Service Launched
CDNvideo gained more experience with world-famous music events broadcasting Eurovision. The Virtual Commenter Service was launched to enable switching between audio commentaries for the same video stream.
Server-Side Ad Insertion Service Launched
Server-side ad insertion was launched to help CDNvideo customers monetize their audience and provide more personalized experience to their viewers. Air ads were replaced by online ads based on the end user location, interests etc.
Wangsu Science & Technology Acquires 70% Stake in CDNvideo
In late April 2017 CDNvideo became a part of Wangsu Group owning one of the top 3 content delivery networks in the world.
P2P Live Streaming Service Launch Announced at IBC 2018
CDNvideo unveiled its P2P Live Streaming service enabling broadcasters to cut their expenses thanks to streaming high-quality video via P2P network having CDN as a backup.