Faz Aftab

Faz Aftab

Commercial Director | Online, ITV
United Kingdom
Faz Aftab is a one of UK's leading VoD experts.  She has shaped and delivered IPTV services over the last 15 years and is a VoD native.   Faz joined ITV in 2011 to spearhead the distribution strategy of the award winning ITV Hub and during that time the service has grown from 1 to 30 platforms, resulting in soaring profits and viewing numbers.  The service grew by 40% in the first half of this year with 20m registered users (including 75% of all 16-24 year olds in the UK) and has a freemium in app direct to consumer offer.  Faz manages all the complex relationships with partners such as Google, Amazon, Apple, Samsung and Microsoft.  She also oversees technology strategy, architecture and delivery in online.  She is at the forefront of shaping Freeview Play in the UK. Before joining ITV Faz was the Commercial Director at Move Networks delivering web video streaming for ABC, Fox, the Discovery Channel and Animal Planet which streamed 180 million hours of premium video. She is the founding member of the Women In Technology group at ITV and is a working mother of 3 young girls. 
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