Sonic Foundry Event Services Hosts Live Learning Lab at ASTD International Conference and EXPO

Conference attendees able to watch presentations from show floor

MADISON, Wis., June 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Sonic Foundry, Inc. (NASDAQ:SOFO) , the recognized market leader for rich media webcasting and knowledge management, today announced that the company’s Event Services group is not only webcasting each session of the ASTD International Conference and EXPO, but the company is also sponsoring the Live Learning Lab, offering participants the opportunity to view dozens of key sessions from the show floor via Mediasite.

Held each spring, ASTD’s event for workplace learning and performance professionals welcomes attendees from more than 70 countries. The conference features more than 200 sessions from industry-leading experts, and a world-class EXPO filled with the latest products and services available from top suppliers.

  Presentations of general-session speakers captured with Mediasite include:

— Malcolm Gladwell, Author of Blink and The Tipping Point
— Patrick Lencioni, Management Consultant
— Kay Koplovitz, Founder, USA Network

To view these sessions and others, visit

Sonic Foundry’s Event Services group consists of systems engineers and project managers with an extensive knowledge of audio/video production and webcasting. The group and its strategic partners supply technical webcasting services and expertise to organizations who seek to complement their conference or event with viewing over the web. Since its launch in January 2007, the Event Services group has provided live and on-demand webcasting for clients ranging from Fortune 500 corporations and university associations to sporting events and charitable organizations.

The ASTD International Conference and Exposition is being held in San Diego, Calif. this week.

About Sonic Foundry(R), Inc.

Founded in 1991, Sonic Foundry (NASDAQ:SOFO) (NASDAQ: is the recognized market leader for rich media webcasting and knowledge management, providing education and training solutions and services that link an information-driven world. Based in Madison, Wisconsin, the company has received numerous awards including the 2007 Frost & Sullivan Global Market Leadership Award, Ziff Davis Media’s Baseline Magazine’s sixth fastest-growing software company with sales under $150 million and Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500. Named a Bersin & Associates 2007 Learning Leader, Sonic Foundry’s webcasting and knowledge management solutions are trusted by education institutions, Fortune 500 companies and government agencies for a variety of critical communication needs. Sonic Foundry is changing the way organizations communicate via the web and how people around the globe receive vital information needed for education, business, professional advancement and safety. Product and service names mentioned herein are the trademarks of Sonic Foundry, Inc. or their respective owners.

Certain statements contained in this news release regarding matters that are not historical facts may be forward-looking statements. Because such forward-looking statements include risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ materially from those expressed in or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include, but are not limited to, uncertainties pertaining to continued market acceptance for Sonic Foundry’s products, its ability to succeed in capturing significant revenues from media services and/or systems, the effect of new competitors in its market, integration of acquired business and other risk factors identified from time to time in its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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CONTACT: Tammy Kramer of Sonic Foundry, Inc., +1-608-237-8592,
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