Andrew McCollum was Appointed as Chief Executive Officer at Philo

Date of management change: November 20, 2014 

What Happened?

Cambridge, MA-based Philo has Appointed Andrew McCollum as Chief Executive Officer


About the Company

Philo is the industry leader in bringing live TV and DVR to college students on all of the devices they use — computers, tablets, and smartphones — anywhere on campus. Philo works with the content and media industries to provide students access to programming through a cable or satellite provider, including popular TV series as well as live news, sports, and events. Philo, formerly Tivli, also offers students access to TV Everywhere services like HBO GOÒ and innovative features that enhance the viewing experience. Philo`s IPTV solution is currently available on dozens of campuses across the country, including Harvard, Yale, University of Alabama, Sacramento State, Shippensburg University, and the University of Washington. The company`s investors include NEA, Xfund, Felicis Ventures, Rho Ventures, Flybridge, CBC New Media Group of Raleigh NC, Home Box Office, Inc., Mark Cuban`s Radical Investments, WME, and TriplePoint Capital.


About the Person

rn Andrew joined Philo as the company`s CEO in the fall of 2014. Before becoming CEO, Andrew served on Philo`s board, mentored Philo`s co-founders, and was one of the company`s first investors.   Andrew draws on his expertise in consumer technology to drive Philo to become the premiere way to watch TV on college campuses.   Prior to his time at Philo, Andrew was Entrepreneur in Residence at two of Philo`s investors: New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Flybridge Partners.   He was also on the founding team of Facebook, the co-founder of online resume tool JobSpice, and has been an active early-stage angel investor.   Andrew holds a bachelor`s degree in Computer Science and a master`s degree in Education from Harvard University.rn


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