Speaker Profile MIPCOM

Farhad Massoudi

Job TitleFounder and Chief Executive Officer

Company NameTubi


Farhad Massoudi is the founder and CEO of Tubi. Massoudi launched Tubi, Inc. in 2014 with the goal of offering premium television and movies for free, making entertainment accessible to everyone. Tubi was built on the success of adRise, the technology company Massoudi founded in 2010 to help studios distribute and monetize video-on-demand content on connected devices.


Massoudi has successfully bridged the gap between Silicon Valley and Hollywood by building Tubi as a technology-first OTT streaming service. Tubi’s proprietary content personalization engine allows the platform to reach a mass audience with individualized and tailored content. Under Massoudi’s leadership, Tubi has built strong relationships with the top Hollywood studios, networks and production companies, giving Tubi the power to compile one of the largest libraries of film and TV content across all genres. The company currently has partnerships with Lionsgate, MGM and Paramount, among others.


Today, Tubi is the only free streaming service with this expansive of a film and TV library, using proprietary technology to personalize the viewing experience anywhere, anytime. Tubi boasts more monthly titles than Netflix and is consistently ranked as the top rated free streaming app on platforms including iOS and Android.


Prior to founding Tubi (based in San Francisco), adRise, Massoudi was a VP of Engineering at SocialMedia.com and previously worked as an engineer at Yahoo!


About the company:


Headquartered in San Francisco, Tubi (www.tubi.tv) is the world’s largest ad-supported video on demand service with over 15,000 movies and television shows from nearly every major Hollywood studio. The service gives fans of films and television programs an easy way to discover new content which is available completely free. Currently available in the US and Canada, Tubi can be accessed on over 25 devices including Roku, Amazon FireTV, Comcast Xfinity, Cox Contour, iOS, Android and many others. A full list of devices can be found here: https://tubitv.com/static/devices. Tubi is backed by Foundation Capital, Cota Capital, Jump Capital, and Danhua Capital, as well as strategic investors MGM, Lionsgate, and TEGNA Ventures. 


Conference Sessions


    14-10-2019, 12:15 - 12:45, Grand Auditorium

    AVOD: THE RISE OF FREE Founded in 2014, Tubi is the world’s largest ad-supported video on demand service with over 15,000 movies and television shows from over...

    • Language: English
      1. Event Date
        Mon, Oct 14
      2. Event Theme MIPCOM / MIPJunior
        Media Mastermind Keynotes
      3. Event Type MIPCOM / MIPJunior