Metadata specialist MetaBroadcast has named Jamie Mackinlay as its CEO.
Mackinlay has previously held roles at media technology companies including Amino, ADB Global and Singula Decisions. He started his career at a Silicon Valley start-up and has had experience of achieving success for small and large teams and companies.
Karthik Dasari, shareholder and director of MetaBroadcast said: “I am delighted to welcome Jamie Mackinlay to the team. He combines 25 years in the media industry with world-class capabilities in go-to-market strategy, sales effectiveness, and brand awareness making Jamie the ideal person to drive MetaBroadcast forward with our 3-5 year growth strategy.”
Jamie Mackinlay added: “It’s a great time to be joining the MetaBroadcast team as it’s increasingly understood throughout the media and entertainment industry that high quality metadata is the raw material that enables effective content discovery, helping viewers find the content they crave. MetaBroadcast is well placed to grow rapidly as it already provides high-quality automated metadata services to many leading media companies, and I look forward to driving it to even greater success.”
Founded in 2007, MetaBroadcast is headquartered in London, UK; the company has ingested metadata from over 50 different sources; serves over 70 broadcasters and 300 channels, and manages over 65 million content records and billions of transactions.