Roku is to expand its presence in the Netherlands with a new office in Amsterdam.
The facility in Weteringschans will house 150 employees and join existing European offices in Denmark, Ukraine and the UK.
“TV streaming is a global phenomenon, and international growth is a key focus area for us,” said Arthur van Rest, VP International at Roku. “Attracting the right people is crucial to our success, and we believe that The Netherlands has great talent and expertise. We will be looking to hire across various functions, from marketing and business development to finance and legal.”
Roku launched its first streaming player in 2008, enabling early adopters to stream Netflix to their TV. In addition to a range of streaming devices, The San Jose company now also has its own purpose-built TV operating system, Roku OS, that has been licensed to more than 15 TV manufacturers.
Roku streaming players are currently available in the UK, Germany and France.