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VP Entertainment Products at Liberty Global
Mark Giesbers joined Liberty Global’s European headquarters in 2013 and currently serves as the company’s Vice President, Entertainment Products. In this role he is responsible for the product development and central product management of the digital TV & video products and services across Liberty’s European operations. This includes all digital TV products, set-top boxes and decoders, online & mobile TV, video/OTT apps, portals and cloud TV services used by approximately 16 million of the company’s cable and satellite customers. Mark is also responsible for ‘Horizon’, Liberty Global’s next-generation TV/entertainment platform that’s currently in over 2.3 million homes in 7 countries.
Since 2008 Mark served on the country management team at UPC Netherlands, Liberty’s local Dutch cable operation (later merged with Ziggo) as their VP Marketing & Content. In the 15 years prior to joining the Liberty group he held commercial, strategy and general management roles in telecoms, media and consulting at various companies including Talpa Media, Vodafone Germany, O2/Telfort and British Telecom.
Liberty Global is the world’s largest international TV and broadband company with operations in more than 30 countries across Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean. At $19 billion in annual revenues and with 45,000 employees, it currently serves 29 million customers who subscribe to nearly 59 million services. The Liberty Global group of companies & brands includes Virgin Media, UPC, Ziggo, Unitymedia, Telenet, VTR, UPC DTH, Flow, Mas Movil, Liberty, BTC and investment fund Liberty Global Ventures.