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James Kelso Vice President, Marketing and Business Development at Sea Street


James Kelso leads the product, marketing and business development teams behind Sea Street’s autonomous operations platform: StratOS.

Prior to joining Sea Street in 2012, Kelso was the Vice President of Video Engineering for Cox Communications. Cox is one of the largest communications service providers in the United States.  At Cox, Kelso was responsible for the development and operations of Cox’s streaming video platforms, multi-room DVR, and advanced guide platforms, and was the creator of Cox’s ‘My Prime Time,’ the first time-shifted primetime programming partnership in the industry.

Prior to joining Cox in 2007, Kelso was Vice President of Marketing for SeaChange International and VP/GM of its Digital Advertising business.  One of the original technologists behind the transition to digital video for advertising and on-demand in the 1990s, Kelso holds several patents in the space.

Kelso’s articles, white papers and commentaries on autonomous operations, digital video, digital advertising and on-demand technologies have been published in domestic and international trade journals, and he frequently addresses service provider, broadcast, advertising and consumer technology conferences.  He graduated from the University of Florida with a major in telecommunications management and a specialization in business.

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