Chrysalis Ventures Principal Wright Steenrod to Present at Digital Hollywood Fall 2010


Louisville, KY, October 11, 2010Wright Steenrod, Principal at Chrysalis Ventures will participate as a panelist at the Digital Hollywood’s Fall conference on October 20 from 3:50-4:30pm at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel in Santa Monica, CA.  Steenrod, along with six other panelists will discuss, “Monetizing Broadband Video — How Do You Know It’s Working?”  

“Chrysalis sees potential in the broadband media industry with the firm’s investment in DigitalSmiths, a Raleigh-based, digital media company,” said Steenrod.  “Over the past decade, this sector has attracted a lot of investment dollars in search of scaleable, profitable business models.  I look forward to discussing the industry’s challenges and opportunities with the other conference panelists.”

Steenrod will be joined by Adam Cahan, CEO, Auditude; Richard Sussman, Director, Media & Entertainment, Nielsen Online; Brent Horowitz, Vice President, Business Development, FreeWheel; Marc Krigsman, CEO, Cross Media Works; Frank Sinton, Chief Executive Officer & co-founder, MeFeedia; and Jonathan Hurd, Director, Altman Vilandrie & Company as moderator.

About Chrysalis Ventures
Chrysalis Ventures manages one of Mid-America’s largest funds for early-stage and growth investments with approximately $400 million under management. Since 1993, the firm has invested in over 65 companies, primarily in the healthcare and technology sectors. With headquarters in Louisville, Kentucky, Chrysalis has offices in Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Ann Arbor and Houston. The firm seeks to partner with entrepreneurs to build enduring businesses in industries undergoing significant transformation. For more information, please visit www.chrysalisventures.com.