Maria Ferreras is the Vice President of Business Development for EMEA (Europe,Middle East and Africa) at Netflix, the world’s leading internet entertainment service. Inher current role she oversees all partnerships for Netflix in the region. An experiencedinternational professional in the audiovisual business (pay-TV, OTT, Ad Funded) withproven industry leadership credentials.
Maria has recently joined Netflix from Google, where she worked for the last 10 years asDirector of Partnerships for YouTube for Southern Europe and Emerging Markets,shaping and growing the YouTube partnership ecosystem in key markets and lookingafter the Content Strategy for direct partners. A strategic thinker with exceptionalbusiness and leadership skills.
Prior to Google, Maria was involved in successfully architecting, leading andimplementing all the Audiovisual Services for Orange under the Jazztel brand (TV andWeb). She has also served in a number of leadership and senior management roles formultinational companies like Lycos, Orange and Telecom Italia.
Maria Ferreras holds a master's degree in Telecom Engineering and a Postgraduate inMarketing. Maria has also served on the board of The Valley, an innovative DigitalBusiness School. She is an accomplished public speaker with more than 20 years ofexperience in the Internet and communications industry.
Netflix is the world's leading internet entertainment service with over 109 millionmembers in over 190 countries enjoying more than 125 million hours of TV shows andmovies per day, including original series, documentaries and feature films. Memberscan watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on nearly any internet-connectedscreen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials orcommitments.