Rebecca Glashow

SVP, Digital Distribution and Partnerships
Discovery Communications
 
Discovery fans now enjoying their favorite content on Netflix and Amazon have Glashow to thank. It was her vision that led to those deals cementing access to the Discovery family of networks on these and other platforms. The former Comcast exec oversees all of Discovery’s media business, including TV Everywhere, on-demand, electronic sell through and mobile—areas where Discovery is continually raising the industry bar.
 
What’s your favorite digital toy and why? Right now it’s the Kindle Fire, because it’s easy to hold with one hand on the crowded NY city subways. 
 
The biggest challenge with TV Everywhere/authentication is: Agreeing on what it is.
 
Without social media, the world would be just a little bit… more private.
 
What’s cable’s biggest digital opportunity in the next year? Delivering an elegant and easy to use cross-platform video experience.

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