Amy Friedlander Hoffman

Title: 
Founder of Priority Digital Media
Twitter handle: 
@prioritydigital

Amy Friedlander Hoffman currently runs Priority Digital Media, a strategic consulting practice focused on content and distribution strategy across TV, broadband and mobile. Engagements include digital media strategy, entitlement of content across multiple platforms, broadband and cable content distribution, IPTV, VOD, rich media on-line advertising and software solutions for multiplatform content delivery and management.

Most recently, Amy was the Senior Vice President, Programming for AT&T Operations. As AT&T entered the video market to compete with cable and satellite, Amy oversaw the interactive programming and convergence for Project Lightspeed, the initiative to expand the fiber-optics network deeper into neighborhoods to deliver AT&T U-verse TV, AT&T Yahoo! High Speed Internet, U-verse Enabled and voice over IP services.Amy was ultimately responsible for AT&T’s broadband programming, which included overseeing all online content negotiation and licensing, and execution of AT&T's broadband and three screen content plans for AT&T’s online services. Such services included Blue Room, Homezone, Broadband TV, and U-verse.

Amy was previously General Counsel and SVP of Business Development for Intertainer, the first VOD service delivered over both broadband and cable and helped the company raise over $100 Million from companies such as Microsoft, Comcast, Intel, Qwest, Sony, NBC and Thomson Consumer Electronics. She was responsible for negotiating content agreements with the major studios and programmers, distribution agreements with cable companies and telcos, and general technology ventures. In the Business Development role, Ms. Friedlander-Hoffman was responsible for international development and led her team to implement Intertainer’s strategy related to content distribution and software services.

Prior to her tenure with Intertainer, Amy practiced corporate law at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in Los Angeles. Ms. Friedlander-Hoffman holds a JD from the University of Chicago and a BA with honors from the University of Michigan.