Heather E. Wells is Vice President, Global Sales Operations for OWNZONES Media Network where she supports and enables the rockstar Business Development & Sales Team to operate effectively and efficiently relative to content partner relationships and business strategies.
Prior to joining OWNZONES, Heather led the Global Content Operations team at Netflix from 2008 to 2013. During her nearly five years with the streaming company, she was responsible for recruiting and developing talent, building strategic content partnerships worldwide, optimizing the end to end digital supply chain and spearheading their CMS redesign. She grew her team of four to 45 talented employees supporting 40+ countries and seven languages across North America, Latin America and Europe.
In March of 2013, she joined Amazon Video as Head of Worldwide Content Partnerships & Global Expansion. In this newly created role for her, she held similar responsibilities to Netflix in support of Amazon’s domestic and international VOD expansions throughout North America, Asia and Europe. She led a high-performing team of program, regional and technical integration managers based in Seattle, London, Tokyo and Los Angeles.
Most recently, she served as an independent consultant for projects including Lionsgate’s Comic-Con HQ subscription VOD launch and Redbox On Demand transactional VOD launch.
Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with family and watching movies with her kids, specifically the Star Wars and Marvel franchises. In addition, she shares her husband’s passion for classic cars – when they’re not driving or restoring, they’re attending shows and auctions.
Heather is a graduate of the Eller College of Management from the University of Arizona – Go Wildcats!