SVP, Distribution and Business Development
Why Him? Think you’re busy? Look at Garner’s portfolio. He’s expanded AETN’s VOD offerings, rolled out interactive TV and helped grow the digital networks. He’s also keeping his eye on all sorts of alternative platforms, not to mention TV Everywhere.
Eye On OTT: “Over-the-top options provide AETN with complementary opportunities to our core video distribution business and strategies. AETN’s content library is a valuable asset and our distribution partners of all technologies recognize it as such,” he says.
When Will Authentication Be A Success? “Authentication as a concept is a success now. Our entire industry is energized around the benefits and the potential for authentication. Execution and marketing of authenticated products and technologies will continue to accelerate with consumers’ ever increasing appetite for quality content.”
Favorite Digital Toy: “iPad.”
What You Miss About Analog: “Simplicity.”
On Your iPad: “Angry Birds.”
Most Valuable Trait For A Digital Executive: “An open mind!”