Keith Underwood

Chief Operating Officer
Channel 4
As Chief Operating Officer, Keith is Channel 4’s Executive Board member responsible for Finance, Technology, Content Management and Broadcast Operations.
Keith has worked in the media industry for over 20 years in a series of strategic, commercial and operational/technological roles.
Previously, Keith was Director of Strategy & Technology at Channel 4, recruited with an initial brief to drive digital business transformation. Amongst other things, Keith led the project to launch All 4; Channel 4’s award-winning video on demand service which replaced 4oD in 2015.
Keith is Board Director of Digital UK and Parable VR, having served as Chairman of Freeview and a Board Director of YouView.
Before joining Channel 4, Keith was employed by Discovery Networks International. He was Vice President of Strategy and Digital Media for all territories outside the US, having previously served as a member of the UK Executive Management Team responsible for strategy and business/commercial development.
Keith joined Discovery from the Corporate Strategy Department of Sky, having started his career as a Strategy Consultant with PwC.