A former Comcast executive has been named as the chief technology officer for MediaKind.
Allen Broome, who was previously VP Cloud Engineering at Comcast Cable, brings with him more than 20 years of media technology leadership and software expertise.
“Allen has a deep understanding of the main challenges that operators face as they strive to create compelling and competitive consumer video offering,” said Angel Ruiz, CEO, MediaKind.
Allen’s area of focus will include broadcast-quality OTT streaming, building and operating cloud-native systems at scale to shorten deployment timelines and improve TCO.
He had previous provided strategic consultancy to the MediaKind team.
“Over the past year I have seen how MediaKind has developed and I am excited to be joining the highly talented team as we consolidate the company’s pioneering heritage and unique position in leading the future of global media technology.”