MediaKind promotes Broome to CEO
September 16, 2021
MediaKind, a global player in media technology and services, has announced the appointment of Allen Broome as CEO. Broome has led MediaKind’s Research and Development organisation for the past two years as the company’s CTO.
Before joining MediaKind, Broome led pivotal technology change in the media industry for over 20 years, including most recently as VP Cloud Engineering at Comcast Cable.
Since joining MediaKind in October 2019, Broome has helped advance the company’s teams in the industrialisation of broadcast-quality OTT streaming while also reshaping its portfolio to enable full-service solutions.
Broome said: “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.”
Angel Ruiz, Chairman of the Board, MediaKind, added: “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.”