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Rob Hodgkinson

COO at TVPlayer, the UK's leading freemium over-the-top TV service with over one million monthly users in the UK.

Rob Hodgkinson is the Chief Operating Officer at TVPlayer. He joined the management team in 2016, having previously held a non-executive director role in the company for two years by virtue of the investment made by Beringea where he was an Investment Director.

His focus at Beringea, a $650m transatlantic growth capital fund, was on digital media and adtech, with investments including Blis, Whistle Sports, Honeycomb, Simplestream, Perfect Channel and Network Locum.

His earlier career included roles at NM Rothschild and the Cabinet Office. Rob graduated with a History degree from Cambridge University and has an MBA from INSEAD.

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