Director, Solutions Engineering, Media & Entertainment, Verizon Digital Media Services
Jason Friedlander has served as Verizon Digital Media Services’ Director, Solutions Engineering, Media & Entertainment since November 2013. He manages a global team of solutions engineers who work with current and prospective Media & Entertainment customers to provide consultancy services and the best business solutions within the Verizon Digital Media Services product suite.
Prior to joining the company, Friedlander co-founded upLynk, an OVP specializing in simplifying broadcaster workflows during their transition to OTT. Verizon Digital Media Services acquired upLynk in 2013.
Friedlander is a member of several industry organizations, including: SMPTE, the Interaction Design Association, the User Experience Professionals’ Association and the Producers Guild of America. He has been the recipient of multiple industry awards, including: the Mobile Excellence Awards Best Mobile Music – Winner, the DEG Creative Excellence Award Winner, the Best in Show Aurora Award Winner and the IRMA Award Winner.
Friedlander graduated with a bachelor’s degree in broadcasting: marketing and management from Arizona State University. He also obtained a master’s degree in human-computer interaction from DePaul University and a Mini-Masters in user experience from Rutgers University.