Streaming media company Plex has looked to Pluto TV, NBCUniversal, Disney, and Zappos.com for a series of new appointments.
Former Pluto TV head of ad sales, Harold Morgenstern, has been appointed as the new Chief Revenue Officer, and Lindsay Jespersen, formerly of NBCUniversal and Disney, as Chief Financial Officer. In addition, the company recently hired Christa Foley, formerly of Zappos.com, as VP of People.
“Plex has always built solid technology with a focus on engineering for all platforms, including our ad platform,” said Keith Valory, CEO at Plex. “Now we not only have the right technology backbone, but also a well-rounded ad team with Harold at the helm. Under his leadership we will focus on being the best possible partner to brands, and will continue to drive innovation and develop transparent solutions for advanced CTV advertising across the Plex platform.”
Plex is the largest independent ad-supported video on demand and streaming media platform, Plex offers almost 200 live TV channels and over 40,000 on-demand movies and TV episodes. It has over 25 million registered users and partnerships with companies including Lionsgate, Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution, MGM, Sony Pictures Television, Sinclair Broadcast Group, AMC, A+E, Crackle, and BBC.