Setplex appoints Karl Tempest-Mitchell, Senior Vice President, Business Development 07/18/2023

Tempest-Mitchell is tasked with leading strategic expansion into new untapped markets and
building on a strong legacy of success.

July 18, 2023, White Plains, NY – Setplex, a leading full-service IPTV/OTT solutions provider, today announced the appointment of Karl Tempest-Mitchell as its Senior Vice President of Business Development. Tempest-Mitchell brings with him more than 25 years of experience within the broadcast and broadband sectors.

Tempest-Mitchell has previously held Executive sales and marketing positions with several first-to-market advanced technology providers such as Amino Communications, the company that launched the world’s first IP Set-top Box, Airties, home of the first Mesh Wi-fi System, as well as Plume (first SaaS smart home and enterprise management system) and Gamgee (a market leader in connected smart home solutions).

"We are thrilled to welcome an experienced leader like Karl to our team as we focus on expanding Setplex to top-tier broadcasters and broadband operators across the globe," said Lionel Dreshaj, CEO of Setplex. “Given the added product functionality we’ve implemented based on feedback from Tier 1 clients, this the right time for us to pair Karl’s vast industry knowledge and expertise with our product suite to provide a formidable, scalable and simple platform for companies to upgrade their transmission technology."

Tempest-Mitchell will kick things off at this year's IBC show in Amsterdam where Setplex will be demonstrating its latest generation user interface that makes it simple to use, as well as an enhanced recommendation engine, making content discovery more targeted and accurate. In addition, the company will focus on promoting its middleware, CDN, DRM, transcoding and xVOD solutions while cementing the company’s position as a global full-service IPTV and OTT solutions provider.

Tempest-Mitchell adds, "I feel like I’m joining Setplex at the perfect moment. I am inspired by the strong customer base, the young and enthusiastic teams, their focus on product development, and I look forward to enhancing and building on Setplex’s already strong reputation".

About Setplex
Setplex is a leading provider of flexible, end-to-end hardware and software solutions for OTT and IPTV offerings. The company enables broadcast, cable, satellite, and Internet TV operators with a wide range of offerings for the ingestion, delivery, and performance analytics of high-quality content. Its array of simple, powerful, scalable solutions has been installed by more than 150 platforms worldwide. For more information, visit