MediaKind has appointed Ashish Patel president, MediaKind Operator Platforms, where he will identify and pursue long-term growth opportunities for MediaKind TV platforms.
Meanwhile, Tony Goncalves has joined the company as strategic advisor to support MediaKind’s growth into the streaming marketplace and contribute to its go-to-market strategy across the entire portfolio.
Patel joins MediaKind with a track record of leadership excellence at industry giants such as Comcast, Amazon Prime Video, and Meta. His appointment reinforces MediaKind’s commitment to expanding monetization opportunities for TV platforms seeking technology, platform architecture, and business model innovation. Working closely with MediaKind customers, Ashish will shape and execute the long-term growth strategy for the TV platforms business by identifying new opportunities and investments.
Goncalves is the former CEO of Otter Media and former CRO of WarnerMedia. His critical insights into the current and future states of the media and entertainment, and TV distribution markets will provide MediaKind a head start in the rapidly changing video business and technical landscape.
Commenting on the appointments, MediaKind CEO, Allen Broome, said: “As MediaKind evolves and adapts to the dynamic media landscape, these leadership additions signify the company’s dedication to our customers, the market, and product innovation. With the addition of Ashish Patel and Tony Goncalves, we are adding a wealth of experience and expertise to an already Olympic class leadership group. I am excited to see the outcomes that will result from both Ashish and Tony’s fresh perspectives, deep industry knowledge, and customer success focus. Working with the entire executive team, we are on a quest to identify opportunities, capitalize on market inflections, and deliver industry-leading solutions that empower our customers to meet their business objectives and win big”.