Keith Valory is the CEO of Plex – a client server media player system and software suite that organizes users’ favorite content and streams it to all their devices. In today’s episode, Keith takes us behind the scenes at Plex, and reveals everything we need to know about the groundbreaking app. We also talk about embracing and integrating new technologies, explore the real differences between content-driven and location-driven software, take on live streaming and the news, and much more.
- The functionality and security of Plex
- Keeping users interested by limiting growth
- Integrating machine learning and AI capability resources
- Ongoing app development plans
- Why a distributed and remote workforce works better in the software world
Keith Valory has nearly two decades of experience in executive and founding member positions spanning several industries. Prior to Plex, Keith was COO of Bracket Computing where he was responsible for corporate strategy and all business operations, including finance, business development, legal, operations, human resources, and information technology.
Previously, Keith spent five years at Cisco in various executive positions including running strategy and operations for the $2B Security Group, where he was responsible for business acquisition planning and execution, go-to-market planning and strategy, program management, business operations, and acquisition integration. Keith was the Vice President of Corporate Development and General Counsel at IronPort Systems, Inc., which was acquired by Cisco for $830M. Keith was also an associate at Venture Law Group where he represented technology companies on venture financings, mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, licensing transactions, and regulatory compliance.