JW Player Selected as the First Google Certified Publishing Partner Video Specialist

Press Release 2 min read | Dec 18, 2023 | Francesco Montesanto


New York, NY – November 2023. JW Player, the leading video platform for publishers, today announced it was selected as the first Google Certified Publishing Partner (GCPP) Video Specialist. 

The Google Certified Publishing Partner (GCPP) Video Specialist is a new Google certification that is granted to companies who consistently meet the program’s requirements and demonstrate proven success in helping publishers monetize video. 

“We’re honored to be the first company to receive the Google Certified Publishing Partner Video Specialist” said Michael Schwalb, GM of Data & Advertising at JW Player. “This recognition strengthens our relationship with Google and shows our mutual commitment to help publishers make more money with ads.”

This recognition builds on JW Player’s long-standing status as a Google Certified Publishing Partner (GCPP) and strengthens the relationship between JW Player and Google. 

About JW Player (JWP)

With over 40,000 broadcasters, publishers, and other video-driven brands, JWP has built the SaaS video platform of choice for companies whose business relies on video. JWP provides these companies with an easy way to accelerate and scale their video strategy and is the only video platform a company will ever need to stream video, engage audiences on any screen, and monetize content.

Founded in 2004, today JWP is one of the fastest growing SaaS companies in the world with a vision to power video-driven businesses so they thrive in the digital video economy. JWP customers generate 8 billion video impressions/month and 5 billion minutes of video watched/month. JWP is headquartered in New York with offices in London, Eindhoven, and Skopje.