Scott Rosenberg, a distinguished Roku government who helped launch the Roku Channel, is stepping down after almost a decade at one of many largest streaming names within the enterprise.

Rosenberg is presently SVP and basic supervisor of platform enterprise at Roku, a title he’s held since 2017, in keeping with a press release. Along with his position within the improvement of the Roku Channel, which is now residence to Roku’s unique programming, Rosenberg created and scaled the streamer’s promoting enterprise, Roku spokesperson Sarah Novatt confirmed to The Verge.

In line with the corporate, Rosenberg was a key participant in Roku’s 2017 IPO. Different notable oversight roles listed on Rosenberg’s LinkedIn embody partnerships, income, product, analytics, funds, and operations.

In its third-quarter shareholders letter, Roku reported that it grew income for its Platform enterprise 82 % yr over yr to $583 million. The corporate reported on the time that complete internet income shot up 51 % yr over yr to $680 million. The corporate added that The Roku Channel was one of many platform’s high 5 channels by energetic account attain. Roku reported energetic accounts had reached 56.4 million, up 1.3 million from the earlier quarter.

Rosenberg reported to Roku boss Anthony Wooden, who in an announcement stated that whereas Rosenberg “remains deeply invested in the company’s success, he’s ready for his next professional challenge and believes this is the right timeframe for him to make a change. I respect and fully support his decision.”

Rosenberg will formally step down sooner or later in the course of the spring, the corporate stated. Roku has already begun the recruitment course of.

“Working at Roku these last nine years has been the most rewarding time of my career, without a close second,” Rosenberg stated in an announcement. “Deciding to leave was difficult, but made possible by my belief in the incredible bench strength of the Platform team and the company as a whole.”


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