Netflix promoted Bill Holmes to chief business development officer of the company. Mr. Holmes, who joined Netflix in 2008, has been serving as Vice President – Business Development, in charge of global partnerships across the consumer electronics, gaming, operator, service provider and retail markets.
Prior to Netflix, Mr. Holmes was vice president Business Development & Strategy at DivX, where he led the company’s partnerships and joint marketing efforts with global consumer electronic brands. Mr. Holmes was previously senior director, Product development for Digital Entertainment Solutions, Hollywood, where he directed the company’s digital media infrastructure, providing encoding, content management and networked media distribution for major entertainment studios.
Mr. Holmes holds a BA in English from Trinity University.