Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me… Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful… that’s what matters to me.

OK. Yes, he was an ass… but he did have a point there. We spend too much time worrying about revenue numbers, stock price… that we often lose sight on what truly matters.

This is my personal log of things and ideas. I am on a quest to make internet media accessible and used by all. Exploring innovation and creativity with web video, making collaboration, education and communication easier, engaging and efficient.

By day, I work with the Kaltura community. Structuring groups and projects, building relationships, and bridging technology and people.

Born into the early days of the web (mid 80’s), modding was my first exposure to software development and communities. I love to learn, read and experiment, but formal school was never my thing. The free internet and people in great online communities were my formal education

I was lucky to get exposed to talented people and gain a multidisciplinary set of expertise and experience in Entrepreneurship, Community Management, Open Source, Software Development, Technology Partnerships, Business Development, Marketing, and Public Relations.

I enjoy organizing events and bringing creative people together. And I frequently speak at events and conferences, including Orielly OSCON, ACM Multimedia, Open Video Conference, 360Flex, and JAndBeyond.


Artist by heart, Community by day, Coder at night.

Don’t be a stranger! @zohar (FTLG+,GH)


Notable communities –


Html5Video.Org - The HTML5 Video Community

WebiTalks - The Israeli Web Technology Community - Israel Flash & Web Developers and Designers Community

  • Jason


    We need to create custom server software that will talk with Kaltura server requesting transcoded video to kaltura media server. The company I am consulting for is a very large TV studio with 100's of TV stations that send in live video to be transcoded by a hardware solution that will talk with kaltura video managment.

    Here is a basic diagram of what I am talking about.

    Are you available for consultant or custom development work?

    Jason Martell

  • Hi Jason,

    Sure – send me an email with all details to zohar {dot} babin {at} kaltura {dot} com

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  • Sergey

    Zohar, in few words, is there opportunity to do just the same as, for example, and do it without flash right now?


    terehov at

  • Not yet as there is no device api functional as part of html/js..

  • K17robinson

    Hello Zohar, are you available for custom development of the All-in-One Video Pack WordPress plugin? Thanks, Kyle (k17robinson .at. gmail)

  • H Zohar,
     Could you please contact me. I need someone to integrate Kaltura with a forum software. I have specific needs I can share with you. I sent you an email as well.

  • Ali imran waqt

    hi, kalturian! me a pkistani scientist, God willing nobel prize, what about you

  • Hi,

    I have two Kaltura 5 aws instance, let say kaltura A, Kaltura B. Now i want to copy all the contents  /opt/kaltura/web/content/data/entry/4/267 from Kaltura A to Kaltura B ( the same location  /opt/kaltura/web/content/data/entry/4/267 ) also i need to update the database. Can you help me to do this ?