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Allen Broome appointed MediaKind CEO

Broome has been with the company for the last two years leading the research and development team as CTO

MediaKind has announced the appointment of Allen Broome as the company’s CEO, taking over from Matt McConnell.

Broome has spent the last two years as the company’s CTO and has also previously worked at Comcast Cable.

He has been tasked with “raising the industry bar on the ease and quality of live streaming video delivery,” said MediaKind.

The company said its next chapter will focus on powering MVPDs, broadcasters, content owners, and rights holders – traditional and new – to “realise the freedom of live streaming without limits”.

Angel Ruiz, chairman of the board, MediaKind, said: “The board would like to thank Matt McConnell for his service and leadership and wish him well for the future.

“With the elevation of Allen Broome to CEO, we have a true engineering visionary at the heart of our company. Allen is well equipped to lead and guide our future strategy roadmap and technology innovation and ensure that we continue to provide the best level of support and collaboration with our customers and partners worldwide.”

Broome added: “I am excited to lead the amazing MediaKind team into this next chapter and to continue to drive our innovation leadership in the media industry. Our goal is to give our customers the freedom to stream live without limits. We’ve tackled the many complex barriers of live video delivery to unlock unprecedented efficiency and ensure quality and low latency at any scale – enabling our customers and partners to focus on their own next-level creativity in content and experience.”