BlackWaterOps is proud to have Jake Ludington as our EVP of Strategic Partner Relationships.  Jake brings his years of managing affiliates, affiliate aggregators, ad brokers, and PR Firms to BlackWaterOps.

Jake Ludington

  • Ludington Media West, LLC

    January 2001Present (8 years 6 months)

  • Jake Ludington helps over 1,000,000 people answer their video and audio questions every month. From detailed tutorials on complicated video editing scenarios to finding useful tools for isolated problems, Jake provides ongoing research on the best methods for making Internet delivered video. A reasonably comprehensive list of Jake’s writing can be found by searching Google for Jake Ludington. Jake continues in the tradition of providing users with useful digital media focused content in his Digital Lifestyle publication, which is available for free subscription here.

    Publisher and principle creative force behind Jake Ludington’s MediaBlab.
    Reach over 1 million unique reader’s monthly through a combination of Web searches, email, and RSS.
    Annual software sales in excess of $1 million
    Industry expert on video compression, video editing, and consumer video cameras.
    Consultant on live streaming and on demand audio and video delivery.


  • IPTV Consultant: Microsoft

    November 2006November 2007 (1 year 1 month)

    Consultant and subject matter expert developing standards and best practices for video encoding and streaming for the Microsoft TV IPTV product adopted by AT&T U-verse, Bell Canada, and a number of other telecommunications firms around the world.


  • Business Development / Editor :Lockergnome.com

    September 2000August 2003 (3 years)

    Acted as contributing editor to Lockergnome’s Digital Media and Apple Core channels, while also managing contributions from other writers, writing on topics . Developed ebook business from launch, taking it to 20% of the company’s annual revenue. Managed affiliate advertising campaigns, assisting in pioneering affiliate wrapped software downloads.

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