The Meet Group Adds Industry Executive to Lead Video Platform as a Service (vPaaS) Business
The Meet Group, Inc., a leading provider of interactive livestreaming solutions, announced that Blake Barrett Kuhre has joined the Company as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development. In this new role, Kuhre will lead development for the Company’s vPaaS solutions business and general corporate development efforts, with responsibility for identifying and executing new partner opportunities to drive revenue and earnings growth. Additionally, he will contribute to expanding the Company’s video talent recruitment processes and will pursue industry opportunities to further strengthen the Company’s leadership position in social and dating safety.
“vPaaS is one of our most compelling growth initiatives and we believe that we are at the forefront of bringing live video to new partners across the mobile landscape,” said Geoff Cook, Chief Executive Officer of The Meet Group. “We are pleased to welcome Blake to our team. We expect his expertise in driving new revenue in live video will contribute to our objective of expanding our vPaaS business and realizing the next level of growth for The Meet Group.”
Kuhre joins The Meet Group having served as Head of Global Partnerships at LiveMe, a leading livestreaming platform, where his responsibilities included global strategic partnerships, corporate development and trust and safety management. Prior to working at LiveMe, Kuhre held various leadership roles including in Viewer Experience and Product Launch at Hulu and a decade of experience with On-Air Programming at The Walt Disney Company.