Ms Amy Jo Smith
President & CEO, DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group
Amy Jo Smith serves as president and CEO of the DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group, the leading trade group for the home entertainment industry. DEG advocates and promotes entertainment platforms, products and distribution channels which support the movie, television, music, consumer electronics and IT industries.
A former White House communications advisor, Smith since 1997 has led the industry-funded group’s efforts to enhance and promote home entertainment during its wholesale evolution from videocassettes to DVDs, Blu-ray Discs and today’s digital age. Under Smith’s leadership the DEG is credited with helping to make DVD the fastest growing consumer electronics product in industry history. Currently, DEG works to promote recent digital initiatives such as Digital HD, 4K Ultra HD and high-resolution audio.
A University of Pennsylvania graduate, Smith serves on the Advisory Board of the Annenberg School at Penn, the Board of the Penn SCRAB and the Tom Sherak MS Hope Foundation Board. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and daughter.
Digital Entertainment Summit 2018
Date: 21 March, 2018 (Wednesday)
Time: 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM