04 Sep DEG Elects New Board of Directors for 2017-18
LOS ANGELES (September 5, 2017) – DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group today announced its incoming Board of Directors with commencement of its 21st year as the home entertainment industry’s leading trade association.
DEG’s voting member companies elected the new Board of Directors to serve for the 2017-18 fiscal year (August 1 – July 31). New to the Board are Adam Rockmore of Fandango, which is represented on the DEG Board for the first time; Dametra Johnson-Marletti of Microsoft and Christopher Oldre of Walt Disney Studios. Returning to the Board is Phil Goswitz of DIRECTV.
The Officers of the DEG Board are currently entering the second year of a two-year term.
All Officers are responsible for providing leadership and oversight of the DEG’s agenda, aimed at cultivating the home entertainment industry.
“We are pleased with our membership’s participation in electing the Board and enthusiastically welcome new Directors who represent the growth and diversity of distribution in the home entertainment industry,” said Amy Jo Smith, President, DEG. “The Board of Directors creatively strives to produce deliverables that meet the needs of the industry and DEG is grateful for all of the Directors’ commitment and passion.”
DEG BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Fiscal Year 2017-18
Officers of the Board (Fiscal Years 2016-18)
President, Product Strategy and Consumer Business Development
20th Century Fox
Executive Vice President, Xfinity Services
Chief Financial Officer
Executive Vice President, Worldwide Digital Distribution & Home Entertainment
President and Chief Operating Officer
Warner Bros. Worldwide Home Entertainment Distribution
Senior Vice President, Video, Space & Communications
Vice President, Worldwide Content Relations
Senior Vice President, Head of Marketing and Communications
Fandango, FandangoNOW, & Rotten Tomatoes
Head of YouTube Content Partnerships, Americas & Google Play Movie and TV Partnerships
General Manager, Senior Executive Director, Global Content Policy, Standards and Content Protection Services
Director, New Product Development
President, Home Entertainment
General Manager, Digital Stores Business & Category Management Marketing & Consumer Business
Paramount Home Media Distribution
Vice President, Product Marketing for Digital Video and Audio Products
Executive Vice President, U.S. Sales and Distribution
Sony Music Entertainment
Vice President Technology and Production Global Digital Services
Universal Music Group
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
Executive Vice President, Pay Television, Digital, Canada & International Home Entertainment Distribution
Walt Disney Studios
The DEG advocates and promotes entertainment platforms, products and distribution channels which support the movie, television, music, consumer electronics and IT industries.
DEG membership is comprised of: Amazon, BBC AMERICA, bitMAX, Broad Green Pictures, Cinedigm Entertainment, Cognizant, Comcast Cable, comScore, Deloitte, Deluxe Digital, DirecTV, Dolby Laboratories, DTS, Inc., Ericsson, Fandango, GfK Entertainment, Giant Interactive, GoChip, Google, Great Courses, HBO Home Entertainment, IMAX, Intel, Irdeto, iRiver/Astell&Kern, Lenbrook, LG Electronics USA, Lionsgate, MAI, Mediamorph, MGM, Microsoft, MovieLabs, MQA, Music Watch Inc., My Eye Media, Nielsen Entertainment, NPD Group, The Orchard, Panasonic, Paramount Home Media Distribution, Parrot Analytics, PBS Distribution, Philips Electronics, Pioneer & Onkyo USA, Premiere Digital, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Qobuz, Redbox, Samsung Electronics, Screen Engine/ASI, SellThruCo, Sonopress, Sony DADC, Sony Electronics, Sony Music Entertainment, Technicolor, TiVo, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, Universal Music Group, Universal Operations Group, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, V2Solutions, Verizon Digital Media Services, Vubiquity, Walt Disney Studios, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, and Warner Music Group.