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Speaker's Biography:

Jeffrey Hirsch
Chief Operating Officer, STARZ

Jeffrey A. Hirsch is chief operating officer for Starz. Hirsch is responsible for overseeing affiliate sales, marketing, content acquisition, programming operations and research, Starz distribution, and technology and product development. Hirsch has played a leadership role at Starz since joining in July 2015 as president of global marketing and product development. Since Lionsgate's acquisition of Starz in December 2016, Hirsch has also played a key role in integrating Starz into the Lionsgate family and exploring opportunities for the companies' combined suite of OTT offerings. Hirsch joined Starz after serving most recently as executive vice president and chief marketing officer, Residential Services at Time Warner Cable. Prior to that, Hirsch's experiences included stints at NYNEX Corporation in product bundling and McCann-Erickson in advertising. He received a bachelor of arts in communications from the University of Pennsylvania and a masters of business administration from the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College.