Plex organizes all of your personal media, wherever you keep it, so you can enjoy it on any device. Whether it’s your movie and TV collection, your music library or your photos and home videos, Plex makes your media beautiful by automatically adding movie posters, plot summaries, album covers and descriptions. Plex allows you to share your media collection across all major platforms and devices as well as with your friends and family.
Company Growth (employees)
San Jose, US
Size (employees)
109 (est)+4%
Plex was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in San Jose, US

Key People at Plex

Keith Valory

Keith Valory

Scott Olechowski

Scott Olechowski

Chief Product Officer & Co-Founder
Elan Feingold

Elan Feingold

CTO, Co-Founder
Shawn Eldridge

Shawn Eldridge

Vice President, Strategic Alliances
Scott Hancock

Scott Hancock

Vice President, Marketing

Plex Office Locations

Plex has an office in San Jose
San Jose, US (HQ)
2235 Marbella Dr

Plex Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$10 m

Latest funding size

$10 m

Time since last funding

over 3 years


Plex's latest funding round in March 2014 was reported to be $10 m. In total, Plex has raised $10 m

Plex Operating Metrics

Plex's Registered Users was reported to be 10 m in Jan, 2017
Jan, 2017

Registered Users

10 m
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Traffic Overview of Plex

Plex Online and Social Media Presence

Plex News and Updates

Plex’s Live TV service comes to the web and Fire TV

 Plex’s Live TV service, a service offering cord cutters a way to watch and record live television via an antenna, is now available to use via the web as well as on Amazon Fire TV. From the desktop, only the Live TV service itself is available, but on Fire TV, you can use both the streaming TV servi…

Plex changes its new privacy policy after backlash, clarified it’s not trying to see what’s in your library

 Popular media player software maker Plex has had a rough weekend. The company alerted users via email on Friday about an updated privacy policy due to go into effect in September. The new policy would remove users’ ability to opt out of data collection, said Plex. This move quickly resulted in much…

Plex brings its Live TV streaming service to Apple TV and Android, adds time-shifting

 Plex today is taking its Live TV service, including its DVR, out of beta, while also expanding to Apple TV and Android, and introducing a new “time-shifting” feature that allows you to pause, rewind and fast-forward through your live TV programs. The company first introduced its DVR capabilities fo…

Plexchat raises $7 million to provide mobile chat platform for gamers

EXCLUSIVE: Plexchat has raised $7 million in venture capital to build chat platform for mobile gamers. It may not sound that exciting or new, but the features in the chat platform are thoughtful, conceived from a gamer’s perspective, and that enabled the company to impress potential investors. The m…

Plex can now play local video files on Android, no media server required

 Personal media player software maker Plex says it’s now easier for mobile users on Android to play any video file saved on their device within its app. The move will enable it to better challenge VLC, an app users have historically turned to in order play a wider variety of video file formats. The …

Nvidia’s Shield just became an even better Plex box with Live TV

 Media streaming app Plex has been around (and great) since before set-top streaming boxes were even properly a thing, but on Thursday it added Live TV integration and DVR capabilities, which make it even more useful. Nvidia is doing everything it can to make its Shield streaming Android TV box the …
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