Kimberly Hicks 

Disney ABC Television Group

Kimberly is Vice President of User Platform Products within Viacom’s Global Multiplatform Product group. Kimberly leads a team of product managers and engineers focused on aggressively growing the Viacom video-on-demand (VOD) and live linear video user base through engaging, customized experiences with a focus on three core areas: Content Discovery & Recommendations, Identity Services & Personalization and Authentication through TV Everywhere and Subscription services. 

 

Kimberly joined Viacom in 2011 as the Director of Product Management for TV Everywhere. Under her lead the team supports 11 brands on 12 different platforms with over 300 TV Providers on 3 continents. Previous Kimberly worked for Turner Broadcasting for nine years with much of her tenure focused on research & development of new technologies for news, sports and entertainment.

 

Kimberly is passionate about getting kids interested in STEM careers. She is the lead for the Viacom Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program and developed a Lean Startup Bootcamp for middle and high school students.

Kimberly currently serves on the Executive Board of Directors for WICT NY as Treasurer, represents Viacom on CTAM’s TV Everywhere User Experience group and the board of the TVE industry Open Authentication Technology Committee (OATC). She also serves as Vice President of the Oklahoma State Alumni chapter, NYC Cowboys.


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