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Ownzones appoints former Netflix exec Nelson

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’ suite of products and services, and helping to develop novel concepts that furthers Ownzones’ 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.

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