This is fascinating interview is with Stephen Chao, the CEO of, taken at the 2008 Video Search Summit in San Francisco, CA. is an online niche video aggregation and search platform focused on instructional how-to videos.

Stephen was also the moderator of the Video Search Summit and was previously… get this… President of USA Networks & Sci Fi Networks, President of Fox Television and Fox News, and creator of Americas Most Wanted. He certainly knows a bit about the world of video.

Stephen talks about his decision to transition about an off-line television world to that of the CEO of an online video search platform. He also compares the current level of online video consumption with that of television.

“… Video consumption on the internet it is a giant, interesting marketplace that has yet to be exploited”

Thank you Tom and Stephen for the great interview.