Kanopy, the premium free streaming service announced two new hires to it’s senior leadership team today. In addition, the company announced a brand new engineering office in Orange County California to continue their recruiting efforts.
Dave Barney has joined Kanopy as Chief Technology Officer while Chase Rigby is the company’s new Chief Product Officer, both reporting to CEO Olivia Humphrey. Both longtime veterans of Google, Barney will lead the new office in Orange County while Rigby drives Kanopy’s roadmap of new products and services from its San Francisco headquarters.
“The additions of Chase and Dave come at a time of accelerated growth and their respective track records in developing innovative products and leading effective teams will not only help scale Kanopy’s platform but attract premier talent in all of our regional markets,” says Founder and CEO Olivia Humphrey.
Kanopy is a free streaming service offered through universities and public libraries that specializes in ‘thoughtful entertainment.’ It’s a great, ad-free resource for cord cutters who love movies, especially classics and world cinema. They also feature things like kids programming, documentaries, and learning courses. On their website, you can search for your local participating library branch, or university if you’re a student or professor and set up a free account using your library card or student login.
NOTE: Not all libraries and universities offer Kanopy. Check with your local branch and see what streaming and media options are available in your area.
Kanopy is available on all major streaming devices, including iOS, Android, Apple TV, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, Samsung Smart TV, Chromecast and Roku. For more information, please visit www.kanopy.com.
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