Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Leuven, Belgium (Europe)



About THEO Technologies

THEO is a deep tech B2B company, on a mission to shape the rapidly evolving online video landscape. The media industry that we have long known is rapidly changing. Media consumption patterns have shifted towards online video. As a company we provide high-impact media solutions for media companies around the world that enables them to offer exceptional video experiences across any device.

With our flagship product THEOplayer, used by tier 1 media companies worldwide, we are a recognised market leader in the video playback domain. The company has been awarded the Streaming Media Reader's Choice Award in the Video Player category for the last 3 years running (2017, 2018, 2019), confirming its game changing role.

THEO was awarded the Fastest Growing Technology Company in the Media and Entertainment Category in the Belgian Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 Awards in both 2018 and 2019.

Our culture is based on trust, high performance and self-development where we believe in a more organic culture with the right balances and motivations.


Job Description

THEO is looking for an experienced and entrepreneurial Chief Operating Officer to manage and optimize our organization’s operations and procedures. You will be the company’s second-in-command and responsible for the efficiency of business.

As COO, reporting to the CEO, you are a key member of the leadership team.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • You collaborate with the CEO in setting and driving organizational vision and operational excellence;
  • You directly oversee daily operations and the work of executives (HR, finance, marketing, sales, engineering, etc.);
  • You lead employees to encourage maximum performance and dedication;
  • You establish policies that promote company culture and vision;
  • You set comprehensive goals for performance and growth and ensure everyone stays aligned and focused towards these same goals;
  • You evaluate performance by analyzing and interpreting data and metrics;
  • You write and submit reports to the CEO in all matters of importance;
  • You participate in expansion activities (international branches, investments, acquisitions, etc.);
  • You build and maintain trusted relationships with the management team, employees, international partners, …

Desired Skills & Experience
  • You have minimum 10 years of experience as Chief Operating Officer or in a similar relevant leadership role in a tech environment;
  • You have a good understanding of the video industry (IPTV, OTT, broadcast, publishing);
  • You have an MBA or an equivalent MSc and can demonstrate competency in strategic planning and business development;
  • You possess outstanding organizational, finance, project management and leadership skills, with a great ability to work under pressure;
  • You have had international exposure and proven international business experience;
  • You have strong analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills;
  • You are entrepreneurial, with a bias towards action and a collaborative nature;
  • You excel in relationship-building and networking and have proven conflict resolution abilities;
  • You are fluent in English;
  • You understand the dynamics of an international fast-growing scale-up;
  • You love working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment in which managing multiple projects and priorities is the norm.


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