EVP Global Sales & Commercial Development The QYOU
Amory B. Schwartz is an American with more than 20 years of experience in international media business development, concentrating on television and new media.
Based in Dublin, Ireland and living in Europe since 1993, Amory is currently managing the international commercial development of The QYOU, the new digital programming service dedicated to bringing the world’s most amazing, inspiring, and entertaining short form content to television. Previously, Amory was the co-founder and chief executive of NASN (the North American Sports Network), the European network formed in 2002 that was acquired by ESPN, Inc, in February 2007. Amory was responsible for all of NASN’s business activities within Europe, with specific emphasis on rights acquisition and distribution. At the time of Amory’s departure from the business in 2008, NASN was available in nearly 20 million households in over 65 countries in Europe and the Middle East.
In 2010, he and his partners established The Outdoor Channel HD, the hunting and fishing themed television network that is currently distributed in Europe and the Middle East, in partnership with AMC Chello Zone.
Prior to establishing NASN, Schwartz served several companies in senior positions, focusing on business strategy and execution. These roles included: serving as Vice President of Strategic Business at Parthus Technologies, a FTSE 250 company and a leading provider of platform-level semiconductor intellectual property solutions for the mobile Internet market; and as VP of Business and Legal Affairs at ProNet (the programming acquisition subsidiary of Nethold — and later Canal Plus).
Earlier in his career, Amory was a corporate and intellectual property associate in the New York and London offices of the law firm Debevoise & Plimpton. Amory was graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University with an A.B., and received his J.D. from the Columbia University School of Law.
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