Antstream Arcade strengthens team with CNN duo
Updated: Mar 30, 2020
Antstream Arcade makes dual appointments from CNN as Brandon Keenen joins as Chief Marketing Officer and Greg Beitchman as Chief Development Officer LONDON, 7th October 2019: Antstream Arcade, the world’s first retro-game streaming company, today announced the appointment of Brandon Keenen as Chief Marketing Officer and Greg Beitchman as Chief Development Officer. The hires follow a substantial period of growth for the retro-gaming company Keenen brings a wealth of experience with him, most recently being a Senior Digital Commercial Director at CNN. With over 15 years of experience in marketing he has developed a passion and talent for user acquisition, social media and digital marketing. Keenen will also bring his experience as a keynote speaker and panellist across various industry events such as VivaTech-Paris, Adweek Europe, IAB and others to his role as an ambassador for Antstream Arcade. Beitchman joins as Chief Development Officer, in this role he will be responsible for building relationships with current and future IP partners, developing partnerships with Telcos and OTT/IPTV providers, and building out Antstream Arcade’s content proposition. Beitchman has a history of helping IP owners manage digital transformation. While at CNN, he led CNN’s distribution revenues, business development and the launch of local CNN platforms in markets around the world through partnerships and licensing. “I’ve always been a gamer – retro games were literally my first contact with digital content, so I am excited to be part of Antstream Arcade.” Comments Greg Beitchman, Chief Development Officer at Antstream Arcade. “As in the video business, streaming offers game IP owners the potential to reach new consumers, develop new revenue streams and gather data insights at a whole new level. I am convinced Antstream Arcade will offer IP owners the perfect solution to reinvigorate their IP with fans and navigate a dramatically changing environment”. Brandon Keenen, Chief Marketing Officer at Antstream Arcade, said: “I am fired up to join the Antstream Arcade team and look forward to continue rolling our retro games platform out to the UK, Europe and North America. I truly believe this platform has incredible potential to continue the revival of retro and put smiles on the faces of gamers everywhere!” This announcement follows an exciting period for Antstream Arcade, which includes a successful funding round led by Tencent.
About Antstream Arcade:
Antstream Arcade was founded by Steve Cottam in 2013 and is headquartered in London, England. Over the last few years it has become the world's first and largest retro game subscription service and has amassed the largest collection of retro games titles available in one place.
The Antstream Arcade streaming service allows users to play retro video games, directly from the cloud with no downloads or installs, on modern devices through an affordable monthly subscription. Discover more about Antstream Arcade at:
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