Fast Facts

  • Serving more than 10 million end users in businesses and universities around the world.

  • Hosting more than 1.6 billion minutes of video in our cloud.

  • Streaming more than 1,650 years’ worth of video every month.

  • Industry-leading Net Promoter Score (NPS), customer satisfaction, and support.

  • Cited by Forbes as “the out-of-band glue that helped keep higher education together” during the pandemic.

  • Used by 22 of the top 25 universities on the Times Higher Education World University 2021 Rankings.

  • Recognized by Gartner as a Leader in video content management for 4 years running.

  • Recognized by Forrester as having “the best support for video search.”

  • At #6, we’re the highest-ranked midsize technology company on Puget Sound Business Journal’s Best Workplaces list for 2020.

  • Ranked #3 among medium-sized companies in the Pittsburgh Business Times Best Places to Work for 2020.

Life at Panopto

Today, we have more than 170 employees in six offices around the world. We serve an audience of over 10 million end users. And we’ve received industry recognition for our innovation, rapid growth, and company culture.

Speaking of culture, we believe we’ve struck the perfect balance between scrappy startup and established enterprise. We have many of the great benefits and resources of larger companies, yet we move quickly and have the tightly-knit team and casual atmosphere you find at great startups.

We’ve just scratched the surface of what’s possible with video. So we’re always looking for down-to-earth, smart people who love to roll up their sleeves and get stuff done in the face of big, exciting challenges. 

The Panopto Story


Panopto is founded in Pittsburgh as a
Carnegie Mellon University tech spinout.

June 2007

Panopto Focus and Panopto Cloud officially launch.

May 2008

"Focus" was the original name of our video recording software.


We introduce our first two LMS integrations.

February 2009

Integrating video into existing learning portals becomes a staple of what we do.


We release our web-based video editor.

July 2010

Our first international office opens in London.

June 2011

We launch our first mobile app for the iPhone.

January 2012

Our Remote Recorder gets smarter.

June 2012

The Remote Recorder control panel gives IT and AV teams a bird's eye view of their entire video infrastructure.


Panopto makes video learning social.

March 2013

Comments, favorites, bookmarks and simplified sharing on social media.

We release our first iPad app.

May 2013

Panopto lands on the first Gartner EVCM Magic Quadrant.

September 2013

Gartner recognizes Panopto as a Visionary in video capture, search, and management.


We launch Smart Search.

March 2014

Forrester recognizes Panopto for the best support for video search among video platforms.

Panopto hits the Inc. 5000 list.

August 2014

A historic home for the Seattle office.

September 2014

We take over the 16th floor of Pioneer Square's storied Smith Tower.

Panopto named a Leader in Gartner's EVCM Magic Quadrant.

October 2014

Gartner recognizes Panopto among the top solutions in video content management.

Panopto named 61st fastest-growing company in North America.

November 2014

Ranked on the Deloitte Fast 500.

We launch the first video platform built for Modern Streaming.

December 2014

HTTP-based video delivery reduces the complexity and cost of delivering video to enterprise networks.


We launch a new app for Salesforce.

May 2015

We're named one of Washington's 100 best places to work.

July 2015

We announce unlimited video streaming.

October 2015

Panopto becomes the first video platform to provide businesses with video budget predictability.

We launch Remote Control and add live streaming for Mac.

December 2015

"Remote Control" extends our Remote Recorder anywhere, with our iOS apps.

More global expansion, with the opening of our Sydney office.

October 2015

We roll out an all-new YouTube-style interface, and the industry's first HTML5 editor.

June 2016

Panopto 5.2 also introduces Personal Folders, an industry-first, user-centric approach to organizing video content.

We secure $42.8 million in funding and begin Panopto's next chapter.

August 2016

Together with Sterling Partners and Square 1 Bank, we're focused on accelerating the expansion of our business and advancing the innovative technology in our video platform.


We introduce the easiest way to create interactive video quizzes

January 2017

Panopto 5.3 also includes new video editing capabilities, inside-video search for German and Spanish, enhanced webcasting to mobile devices, and improvements to video captioning.

Fast Company names Panopto among the world’s 10 Most Innovative Education Companies

February 2017

Alumni of the Most Innovative Companies in Education award include: Google, Khan Academy, LinkedIn, MIT, and Twitter.

Wainhouse Research names Panopto a "Champion"

March 2017

The analyst group's first Video Solutions for Corporate Learning Market Overview includes Panopto as one of only 3 providers in its top category.

We introduce our fully-upgraded cloud streaming platform with support for RTMP encoders and live HTML5 video

May 2017

Panopto 5.4 continues our focus on broadcast-quality webcasting with the introduction of Real Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP) ingest and recording, multi-camera HTML5 live streaming with DVR, and live event analytics.

Aragon Research names Panopto a "Leader"

June 2017

Panopto's ease of use, flexibility, and video search capabilities helped us land in the top spot in the Aragon Research Globe for Enterprise Video for 2017.

We partner with Crestron

June 2017

Our integration with Crestron’s room control systems provides customers a one-click solution for capturing on-demand lectures and presentations.

We partner with Zoom

August 2017

Our integration with Zoom provides customers with a seamless workflow between video meetings and video content management.

We're named one of Pittsburgh's best places to work

September 2017

Fortune Magazine names Panopto one of the nation's Top 10 Small Workplaces

October 2017

Panopto is recognized for our engaging and motivating workplace culture, as well as the strength and transparency of our leadership and communications.

We're named “Platinum” winner among Lecture Capture solutions in Campus Technology’s 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards

October 2017

2017 marks the 3rd year Campus Tech has published its Readers' Choice Awards -- Panopto has been included every time.

We're included in Streaming Media’s 100 Companies That Matter Most in Online Video

October 2017

It's our 4th consecutive year on this annual ranking of the most innovative and influential companies in online video.

We introduce support for 360-Degree and VR Video

November 2017

Panopto 5.6 also includes a major upgrade to our inside-video search technology, Smart Search, which now supports speech recognition in 9 languages.


20 of the Top 25 Universities Worldwide Choose Panopto

January 2018

20 of the 25 top universities on the Times Higher Education World University 2018 Rankings, including three of the top four and seven of the top ten, use Panopto for lecture capture and video content management.

We slash the cost of captioning videos to as little as $1 per minute

May 2018

We're the first vendor to offer this level of pricing backed by a comprehensive SLA for turnaround time, ADA-compliant accuracy, and a support team that can answer questions and respond to tickets.

We introduce UCLS, the easiest way to consolidate video collections

May 2018

Panopto 5.7 introduces the Universal Content Library Specification, an open standard for integrating video collections, and also expands our support for video management, editing, analytics, and quizzing.

We expand our video cloud into the Asia-Pacific region

June 2018

Our new Singapore-based datacenter enables businesses and universities with an Asia-Pacific presence to host their Panopto video libraries on a local cloud for faster startup times and minimal buffering.

We team up with InPlayer to simplify the monetization of eLearning videos

August 2018

Panopto's InPlayer integration provides online education and e-learning providers with an end-to-end platform for creating, managing, and monetizing video content.

We partner with Hive Streaming to give customers best-in-class live video analytics

October 2018

The Hive Insights video analytics dashboard is now included with Panopto at no additional cost.


Panopto becomes the first video platform to join the Internet2 NET+ program

March 2019

NET+ Panopto service offers member institutions discounted pricing, simplified purchasing, and secure, reliable streaming over the Internet2 Network.

We expand our North America video cloud, launching new infrastructure in Canada

September 2019

Our new Canadian data center enables businesses and universities to host their Panopto video libraries on a local cloud for faster startup, minimal buffering, and improved compliance with data storage needs and policies.


We launch a new integration for Slack

February 2020

Search and share videos from your Panopto library securely inside Slack by simply typing "/panopto" and your search term.

We release Panopto Express

May 2020

Panopto now offers the quickest and easiest way for employees and teachers to create and share multi-camera video recordings, without downloading any software.

Puget Sound Business Journal recognizes us as one of Washington's Best Workplaces

August 2020

At #6, we're the highest-ranked technology company among midsize businesses on the list for 2020.

It's a Clean Sweep of the Ivies

September 2020

We announced that all of the Ivies use Panopto!

We launch a new Cisco Webex Meetings Integration

October 2020

Our meeting recordings solution now integrates with both Webex Meetings and Zoom.

New ANZ Datacenter

December 2020

The Panopto Cloud is growing rapidly. We added a brand new datacenter in Sydney, Australia to serve our ANZ customers.

New collaboration features for easy knowledge sharing

December 2020

Our December release includes some awesome new features, including Tags, Sharing Moments, Subscriptions, and more.

Over 3 billion minutes watched

December 2020

Over 3 billion minutes of video were watched this fall semester. We saw 522% year over year growth of classes recorded.

Singapore office opens

December 2020

We expand our Asia footprint with a new office in Singapore.


We partner with TechSmith

February 2021

This exciting partnership makes it easier for users to leverage TechSmith’s best-in-class video editing tools and easy-to-use screen recording with Panopto’s industry-leading video management system for enterprises. Panopto is the preferred migration partner for Knowmia Enterprise. Much more to come!

Panopto partners with K1 to accelerate growth

April 2021

Panopto receives a significant investment from K1 Investment Management, LLC, a leading investment firm focusing on high-growth enterprise software companies. The investment will allow Panopto to continue to scale its operations in the enterprise and education markets, and will help the company add complementary offerings and technologies by leveraging K1’s dedicated operations team and direct sourcing capabilities.

Panopto acquires Ensemble Video

April 2021

Panopto completes its acquisition of Ensemble Video, makers of video management software for K-12, higher education, and enterprises. This investment will enable hundreds of new customers to use Panopto, expanding the company’s ability to meet the demands of K-12 educators and strengthening its world class engineering team.

We're imagining even more ways to make video easy

April 2021

Because smart technology never stops improving.

We partner with the Online Learning Consortium

May 2021

We announced a partnership with the Online Learning Consortium to expand video-based learning. The multi-year strategic partnership brings together Panopto’s industry expertise in secure video creation and management, and OLC’s professional development, teaching and learning resources to expand the use of video-based learning within the organization.

Panopto named in the 2021 Inc. 5000 list of America’s Fastest Private Growing Companies

August 2021

This list recognizes the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses.

Panopto launches the First Video Management System in the Welsh language

August 2021

We announced the availability of Welsh localizations across all of its Windows and Mac applications, including Panopto Enterprise, Capture, Remote Recorder, web interface, and its iPhone and Android mobile apps. We’re the first and only video management system provider that supports Welsh institutions in providing services to their customers and users in both English and their local language.

Panopto’s Smart Search and Automatic Captioning are now multilingual

August 2021

Our Smart Search technology can now span multiple languages within a video library. Users can now specify language at the folder level for Smart Search and speech-to-text processing.

Panopto wins the 2021 Training Magazine Network Choice Award for Best Authoring Tools

September 2021

This is the third year in a row that we’ve won this award!

We partner with Microsoft Teams

September 2021

We’re expanding our meeting intelligence solution for enterprises and higher education through a new integration with Microsoft Teams. Our integration with Teams creates a single, searchable, on-demand library of meeting recordings.

AMX partners with Panopto

November 2021

We announced our partnership with AMX to streamline video recording and sharing with new software integration for Modero Touch Panels. Our strategic partnership with the leading video management system provider gives AMX users a fast and secure way to view, manage, and capture meetings, classes, presentations and more.

Panopto named in the Top 25 Collaboration Software Companies of 2021

January 2021

We’re thrilled to be selected by The Software Report as one of the top 25 collaboration software companies of 2021. Panopto sits alongside other leading collaboration software companies such as Slack, Atlassian, Zoom, Blackboard, and BlueJeans. We were also named in the top 100 software companies of 2021.

Panopto announces 10 million+ meeting recorders imported in 2021

December 2021

Panopto reaches 10 million unique active users

December 2021

And we're still growing.


Panopto announced as a Leader on the Aragon Research Globe 2022 for Enterprise Video

January 2022

The Aragon Research Globe provides an independent evaluation of the technology providers that allow an enterprise to manage live and on-demand video. We continue to be recognized as a leader for our significant business growth and expanded product capabilities.

We partner with K16 Solutions to streamline customer migration

March 2022

Our partnership with K16 Solutions will streamline the migration process for customers moving to our video platform from their legacy provider within just a few days, no matter the size of the project. This new partnership provides major improvements to the traditionally cumbersome conversion process—which was often done by hand, one file or link at a time—and empowers end users to get more done in less time.

Panopto learning workflows now embedded in Microsoft Teams

May 2022

Our Microsoft Teams integration enables Teams users to securely search, play, share, and manage their Panopto videos and meeting recordings entirely within Teams.

Panopto fully integrated with Explain Everything

July 2022

Educators can now export their whiteboard and multimedia explainer videos to Panopto directly from within Explain Everything, via the Explain Drive cloud, without the need to render them on-device.

Panopto on the Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Companies List for the fourth time

August 2022

We’re ranked No. 4234 on the annual Inc. 5000 list – it’s our fourth time being recognized!

Panopto featured in the 2022 Streaming Media 50

October 2022

We're recognized in the 2022 Streaming Media 50: : The 50 Tech Companies That Matter Most in Online Video. This prominent list recognizes the video technology industry’s most innovative and influential technology suppliers, service providers, and platforms.

Panopto hires strategic SaaS executive Jason Beem as CEO

November 2022

Beem brings over a decade of experience as an executive leader at SaaS companies, shepherding them through change and driving product innovation and category growth.


21 of the 25 top universities on the Times Higher Education World University 2023 Rankings use Panopto

January 2023

We’re used by 21 of the 25 top universities as essential remote learning technology. This year marks the fifth consecutive year in which at least 20 of the world’s top 25 academic institutions are Panopto customers.

23 of the top 25 universities on the 2022-2023 U.S. News & World Report Best National Universities Rankings use Panopto

January 2023

We’re also used by every single university in the top 10.

Panopto appoints Amit Mondal as the company’s first CTO

January 2023

Mondal brings over a decade of experience as an Enterprise software leader with demonstrated success in driving rapid value creation for technology businesses through innovation, scaling products, teams, and processes, and building modern user experience for web and mobile.

Panopto recognized again by G2 Users as a Leader in Enterprise Video CMS

March 2023

We’ve been recognized as Leader standing on the Spring 2023 Enterprise Grid Report for Video CMS by G2, the world’s largest and most trusted software marketplace.