Cameron Douglas, VP of home entertainment for Fandango, has been re-elected chairman of OTT.X, the national trade association for the OTT/streaming industry. This will be his third term as chair.
Joining Douglas as officers are vice chair Erick Opeka, president and chief strategy officer of Cinedigm; treasurer Michele Edelman, head of growth at Premiere Digital Services; and secretary Rich Hull, president of Vix (a Univision Company). Jason Peterson, CEO of GoDigital Media Group; Katherine Pond, VP of business development for VIZIO; and OTT.X past vice-chair Suyin Lim, senior director of content acquisitions and partnerships for Sony Playstation, will also serve on the association’s executive committee as at-large members.
Other members of the board are Jill Allen, SVP of digital distribution for Sony Pictures Entertainment; Elissa Brown, VP of finance and operations for Movies Anywhere; Paul Colichman, CEO of Here Media; Jude Fitzmorris, principal product manager of Amazon; Marty Graham, SVP of Comscore; Bill Kotzman, partner product manager of TV/Film for YouTube/Google; Anthony Layser, VP of content partnerships and programming at Xumo; Silvana Moretti, VP of partner marketing and strategy at CuriosityStream; Quincy Newell, CEO of TwentyOne 14 Media; and Gordon Prince, SVP of operations and technology at Vubiquity.
“I look forward to another two years leading this engaged and vibrant group of Directors,” Douglas said in a statement. “OTT.X connects and nurtures our ecosystem, enabling innovation, collaboration and competition. I am proud to devote my time to an organization so important to our industry.”
“The companies on the OTT.X Board of Directors represent the spectrum of our industy,” Mark Fisher, OTT.X president and CEO, said in a statement. “They range from smaller independent studios to multi-billion dollar retailers, and include channels, networks, platforms, digital retailers, content providers, and service and technology providers. This breadth enables the Board to guide our path to stability and growth and ultimately the best support and services for our members.”
OTT.X is the 501(c)6 not-for-profit trade association that has been supporting the home entertainment industry for more than 30 years. OTT.X members form a global community of organizations throughout the OTT streaming industry and include content, service and technology providers, channels, platforms and retailers. OTT.X (formerly EMA — the Entertainment Merchants Association) was established in April 2006 through the merger of the Video Software Dealers Association (VSDA), founded in 1981, and the Interactive Entertainment Merchants Association (IEMA), organized in 1997.