Direct-to-consumer streaming and careers: An industry explored
Tuesday, June 9, 2020
12 p.m. – 1 p.m. PT
Join USC Annenberg’s Career Development office to examine the intersection of tech and media, where the industry in streaming services is still growing. How are platforms utilizing streaming? What does the future look like? And how can you break into this industry?
Alex Kruglov was the founding Head of Content for Hulu, a position he held for six years — starting the year Netflix launched its streaming service. For Hulu, he oversaw all content acquisition including television series, film, original content and co-productions; wrote the initial business plan and oversaw hiring of the creative team and rollout of Hulu Originals; and was responsible for the team that negotiated deals, managed ongoing relationships, and oversaw performance of content from 500+ providers.
Today, Alex is the co-founder and CEO of pop.in, a venture-backed iOS and Android app that allows people to play fun party games with each other while on group video. pop.in's mission is reverse the epidemic of loneliness by creating a ubiquitous opportunity for anyone to join a kind, caring, inclusive community regardless of their location, time of day, or financial means. Learn more by clicking here.