Kerensa Samanidis

Managing Director
M&E Consulting

Picture of Kerensa SamanidisKerensa has over 20 years’ experience conceiving, developing and delivering a range of award-winning digital initiatives in the consumer electronics, entertainment and publishing sectors. Kerensa’s OTT career began in the early 2000’s at PlayStation where she created a video on demand strategy for the newly ‘network-connected’ PlayStation 2. Kerensa has since gone on to hold OTT leadership roles within the BFI (BFI Player), WarnerMedia (FilmStruck) and AMC Networks (Acorn TV) where she was responsible for the development, management and operation of services across the UK and international markets. In these roles, Kerensa led large international teams to successfully launch and grow services across four continents.Most recently, Kerensa has been consulting for a range of international OTT players to develop and refine business strategy, optimise growth as well as advise on operational practices. Kerensa has also held a range of strategy, product and business development roles at Hearst, HMV and Turner Broadcasting.

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