Netflix's Nick Nelson joins Ownzones Media as head of product innovation


MUMBAI: In a move to bolster its in-house product and innovation development, Ownzones Media Network, the OTT EntTech company, has appointed former Netflix executive Nick Nelson as the new Head of Product Innovation. Nelson, who will be based in Los Angeles, reports to Aaron Sloman, Chief Technology Officer at Ownzones.

In making the announcement, Sloman stated, ?We are thrilled that Nick has joined us to further develop and refine our consumer OTT interface and user experience. He?s highly regarded in the industry for his knowledge to build and rollout brilliant OTT and streaming offerings, most notably in the early days of Netflix and recently with Seeso. I look forward to working closely with him on the innovation and strategy around our company?s products.?

In this newly created post at Ownzones, Nelson will oversee the innovation of Ownzones?s suite of products and services, and helping to develop novel concepts that furthers Ownzones?s pursuit of connecting people with the content they love. He will also help evolve the consumer facing discover experience, A/B testing framework and product data intelligence.

Nelson brings a wealth of valuable experience having served as Head of Product Creative at Netflix from 2012 to 2016. During the evolutionary years of the streaming giant, Nelson grew his Netflix team from 5 to 50+ employees to support the increasing responsibilities, volume, and international expansion of the company. Nelson was also responsible for transforming the Creative Services department at Netflix from a process-driven acquisition operation to a highly strategic, cross-functional team focused on improving creative while simultaneously operating at a global scale.

Nelson has also held key positions at other leading digital rights management organizations including Cognizant Technology, Deluxe Entertainment Services and Ascent Media.

Most recently, Nelson served as the Owner of Technically Creative, a company he founded in October 2016 in Los Angeles. For the past year, he consulted with Seeso, the OTT subscription streaming service owned by Comcast through NBC Universal.

Nelson is a graduate of University of California ? Santa Cruz, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems and Technology Management.

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