It's a day of meeting with CEOs. Just met with Rogelio Bernal Andreo for lunch. He's CEO of AR Networks, which produces elistas.net which has 20 million users, mostly in South America (it's an email mailing list system similar to Yahoo Groups).
But, that's not what we were talking about. Today VLoggerCon starts so Rogelio told me he had something to show me.
He had an itch. He loves the new videos that are coming out on Google Video, YouTube, and other video sites. But, each site is its own silo. They only show popular videos on their own site, not on others.
So he started looking around for a site that would let people around the world vote for their favorite videos. He ran across Digg and thought "why isn't there a Digg for video?" He couldn't find one, so he built one, called ZoomBlast.
Now, what's the problem? They don't have hundreds of thousands of people there like Digg does. But, video is getting more and more important, so I bet they start showing up soon.
What do you think? Where do you go to find the latest hot video?
Well, I'm off to meet with Jonathan Schwartz, CEO of Sun Microsystems. Whew, what a day. Then tonight I'll be on TWiT with Leo Laporte and gang. Or something like that.
Why was Rogelio meeting with me? To show me his secret business plan and get my feedback. Looks pretty interesting Rogelio, you're definitely an entrepreneur to watch!