MediaKind hires former Comcast exec Jennifer Yohe to manage business affairs

Media tech firm MediaKind has announced the appointment of industry veteran Jennifer Yohe as EVP of business affairs.

Yohe has more than two decades of experience within the cable, entertainment, and media industries as a business leader, and most recently served as the president and chief business officer of Xtreme Concepts Racing. There she led all day-to-day business operations, brand strategy, and partnership development.

The exec was also previously SVP at Comcast Cable where she managed the strategic procurement team and supplier ecosystem, and oversaw business-to-business development across Comcast and its corporate partners, including NASCAR, NBC, and Comcast Spectacor. She has also held roles at Time Warner Cable and has been awarded a number of awards as a pioneering woman int he TV industry.

At MediaKind, Yohe will be responsible for all of MediaKind’s commercial activities, reporting directly to Matt McConnell, CEO, and working closely with the MediaKind executive leadership team.

Yohe said: “I am incredibly excited to be joining a dynamic and agile organization that is continually pushing the boundaries across the entire media, entertainment, and sports video acquisition and delivery value chain.

“Despite the global challenges facing all businesses at this time, MediaKind continues to invest in and drive pioneering innovation, advancing its broad portfolio of products and services. I look forward to utilizing my experience to help MediaKind, and its customers accelerate scalable business growth while developing new capabilities for a range of new markets and consumers.”

Matt McConnell, CEO, MediaKind, said: “We are delighted to be able to welcome an executive of the caliber of Jennifer Yohe into our leadership team. For almost three decades, Jennifer has been incredibly successful in various industries, bringing a deep understanding of core video technologies, technology ecosystems, and the overall competitive landscape that is second to none. She will be a great asset to the MediaKind team as we work with our customers to drive product innovation and cost optimization through a much richer level of collaboration.”

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