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Lori Conkling

YouTube
Global Head of TV & Film Partnerships
Lori Conkling is the Global Head of TV & Film Partnerships at YouTube. As such, she drives
transformation and growth for the TV & Film vertical across all of YouTube’s platforms,
including AVOD, SVOD, TVOD and PayTV. Conkling is also a lead representative for YouTube
to industry organizations, influencers, advertisers, distribution partners and YouTube creators.

Prior to joining Google, Conkling was Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Development for NBCUniversal’s Digital Enterprises team. Earlier in her career, she held senior distribution and business development roles at A+E Networks and The Walt Disney Company, where she co-led the team that launched ESPNU.

For the past 10 years, Conkling has been named one of CableFAX’s 50 Most Powerful Women in
Cable. She was also named one of the 33 Most Influential People at YouTube by Business
Insider. Conkling is on the Board of Directors for Teach for America and the T. Howard
Foundation (an organization focused on promoting diversity in the media industry). She received
a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Southern California and an MBA from
the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.