Chief Business Development Officer, Sky Group
As Sky’s Chief Business Development Officer, Emma is leading Sky’s strategy to identify growth opportunities. Her remit includes development of key strategic relationships with Sky’s technology partners, ranging from start-ups through to major international technology brands. Emma’s role includes identifying potential commercial tie-ups as well as investment opportunities. Emma has overseen a number of Sky’s strategic partnerships and investments, including those made with Netflix, Apple, Google, Facebook, Roku, Pluto TV and many other startups.
Previously Emma was Sky’s Director of Emerging Products, where she led a team that focused on identifying new product opportunities across TV, online and mobile and then bringing them to scale. In this position, she played a key role in the early development of Sky’s award-winning multi-platform TV service, Sky Go. Emma joined Sky in January 2008 as a business development director. More recently, Emma has joined the board of Ocado as a Non-Executive Director.
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