Verizon Digital Media Services
Director Product & Technology Evangelism
Director Product & Technology Evangelism, Verizon Digital Media Services Jason Friedlander is the director product & technology evangelism for Verizon Digital Media Services, where his primary objective is to raise the visibility of the company in the industry. This includes creating strong, rewarding relationships with media, partners and industry organizations as well as working closely with internal product and technology teams to continue to innovate the company’s portfolio and position the company as the market leader. Prior to his current role, Friedlander was the director, solutions engineering, media & entertainment, where he managed a global team of solutions engineers. The team works 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 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.