CEO MoviePass, Co-Founder of Netflix, Former President of Redbox
Mr. J. Mitchell Lowe, also known as Mitch, has been the Chief Executive Officer of MoviePass, Inc. since June 28, 2016. Mr. Lowe is a Partner at Crestlight Venture Partners, LLC. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of Quarterly, Inc. since June 18, 2013. Since late 2011, he has been an Independent Consultant for entrepreneurs and startups. He has more than 25 years in the video and rental industry, including executive positions at two of the most groundbreaking and influential companies in the home entertainment business since the 1980’s.
Mr. Lowe’s career in the video business started in the 1980’s with Video Droid. He opened a successful chain of video rental stores, further increasing his knowledge about the video rental customer experience. Leveraging that experience, he created a business that built websites for video rental stores. Mr. Lowe served as the President of Redbox Automated Retail, LLC of Outerwall Inc. from April 2009 to October 2011 and served as its Chief Operating Officer since May 2005. He helped to build a strong management team at Redbox and was instrumental in developing the concept of $1 per night new release DVD rentals. Mr. Lowe also consulted for McDonald’s business development group, focusing on automated vending machines.
Mr. Lowe was a Founding Executive of Netflix, Inc. since 1998, and also served as its Entertainment Domain Expert and Vice President of Business Development & Strategic Alliances from 1998 to 2003. He has been head of The Content Advisory Board of NanoTech Entertainment, Inc. since February 2014. He serves as a Director of Cantaloupe Systems, Inc. He is a Board Advisor to Alchemy Entertainment, Fandor, Moviepass, Spray, GoWatchit, and SkywriterRX. He has been a Director of Our Alchemy, LLC since August 2015. He has been an Independent Director at Notis Global, Inc. (formerly Medbox, Inc.) since March 3, 2014. He has been a member of The Content Advisory Board of NanoTech Entertainment, Inc. since February 2014. Mr. Lowe was Chairman of the Video Software Dealers Association since 1996 and was its Director from 1991 to 1996.