Streaming Media magazine and Streamingmedia.com has announced the third annual Streaming Media All-Star team, a list made up of some of the most innovative, influential, and important players in the online video arena. The Streaming Media All-Stars are people who do their part to advance, evangelize, and expand online video and audio – unsung heroes, visionaries and industry veterans.

Last year, I was honored to be recognized as a 2009 Streaming Media All-Star, and I want to congratulate this year's 2010 team – who are both familiar faces and friends in the online video community.

If you're a fan of ReelSEO, Klessblog or other online video blogs than you'll recognize the players on this year's roster, which we're delighted to announce that our very own Founder and Publisher, Mark Robertson is one of The 2010 Streaming Media All-Stars.

Streaming Media Editor Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen noted:

The third annual Streaming Media All-Star team is made people who've done the most over the years to advance both new technologies and sustainable business models, as well as those who time and time again have given back by educating newcomers inside the industry and evangelizing about online video to those outside it.

As always, though, we selected the team members based not only on their personal successes, which speak for themselves, but also for their commitment to sharing what they've learned with others. If there's one common thread that ties all of them together, it's that online video isn't just a vocation for any of them; it's a calling, and one they want to share with as many people as possible.

Here's the 2010 Streaming Media All-Stars Team:

Steve Garfield

Pioneer Video Blogger & Author

Get Seen: Online Video Secrets to Building Your Business

Glenn Goldstein

VP, Video Technology Strategy - MTV Networks

www.mtv.com

Lisa Larson-Kelley

Web Video Consultant - Flashconnections.com

www.flashconnections.com

Rob Levy

Executive Producer; Production Operations Manager - Discovery Digital Media

www.discovery.com

Kevin Nalty

CEO - Nalts Consulting

www.willvideoforfood.com

Jan Ozer

Editor - Streaming Learning Center

www.streaminglearningcenter.com

Andy Plesser

Founder and Executive Producer - Beet.tv

www.beet.tv

Mike Tedesco

VP Technology and Product Development - WWE Global Digital Media

www.wwe.com

Mike Tedesco has since left WWE to be the CTO of Venture Forth Software.

Anthony Soohoo

Senior VP and General Manager, Entertainment and Lifestyle - CBS Interactive

www.cbs.com

Mark Robertson

Founder - ReelSEO

reelseo.com

Each All-Star was asked a few questions about their backgrounds, proudest achievements and online trends.

Mark had this to say about online video trends:

Companies of all sizes are rapidly moving to incorporate online video into their interactive initiatives. I believe that some of this adoption can be attributed to the novelty and excitement that surrounds the medium. As the novelty subsides, it will be even more important for our industry to establish and define metrics for success so as to help businesses justify and expand their investments into online video.

Read the full article to find out more about The 2010 Streaming Media All-Stars - StreamingMedia.com

Also read the 2010 Editors' Picks - StreamingMedia.com to see the choices for their top 10 technologies, products, and services in the world of online video.

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  • http://www.reelseo.com/ Mark Robertson

    Thanks Larry. Im honored to be mentioned in the same company as these online video leaders. Thanks to Streaming Media and thank you for writing this up for us (you know Im too modest to write about myself ;-)

  • Christophor Rick

    Mark's always been an All-Star in our books ;) Just glad that others realized it finally.