Tony Chen is the founder and CEO of Channel Factory, a video distribution and data company that allows advertisers to buy online video with TV-like targeting and transparency on and off YouTube. Channel Factory drives views to both long- and short-form videos, maximizes earned media, and provides video-level targeting to ensure contextual relevancy and brand safety.

Chen started Channel Factory while he was a student at Rice University, where he double-majored in piano performance and economics. He left school to pursue the idea. Within three years, Channel Factory had become a recognized industry leader, with offices in L.A. and NYC. Channel Factory has delivered more than 500 million YouTube views for 200 top brands and 85 agencies across the world.


Summits Attended

iMedia Other Summit

TV, Video & Social

iMedia Agency Summit

Media Re-Defined -- What Clients Want

iMedia Brand Summit

Brands as Content Creators

iMedia Agency Summit

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