Maria Ferreras

Vice President Business Development EMEA
Maria Ferreras is the Vice President of Business Development for EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) at Netflix, the world’s leading internet entertainment service. In her current role she oversees all partnerships for Netflix in the region. An experienced international professional in the audiovisual business (pay-TV, OTT, Ad Funded) with proven industry leadership credentials. Maria joined Netflix from Google, where she worked for the previous 10 years as Director of Partnerships for YouTube for Southern Europe and Emerging Markets, shaping and growing the YouTube partnership ecosystem in key markets and looking after the Content Strategy for direct partners. A strategic thinker with exceptional business and leadership skills. Prior to Google, Maria was involved in successfully architecting, leading and implementing all the Audiovisual Services for Orange under the Jazztel brand (TV and Web). She has also served in a number of leadership and senior management roles for multinational companies like Lycos, Orange and Telecom Italia.

Maria Ferreras holds a master's degree in Telecom Engineering and a Postgraduate in Marketing. Maria has also served on the board of The Valley, an innovative Digital Business School. She is an accomplished public speaker with more than 20 years of experience in the Internet and communications industry. Netflix is the world's leading internet entertainment service with over 109 million members in over 190 countries enjoying more than 125 million hours of TV shows and movies per day, including original series, documentaries and feature films. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on nearly any internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.