Michael Quigley is vice president of business development & multi-platform distribution for Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., focusing on initiatives such as TV Everywhere, Interactive Television, Connected Devices, Content Search & Navigation and traditional digital businesses – which include broadband syndication, gaming, and electronic sell-through. Quigley is based in Atlanta and reports to Jeremy Legg, senior vice president of business development & multi-platform distribution.
Within his role, Quigley evaluates new IP video distribution technologies, develops advance video products, cultivates partnerships with consumer electronic manufacturers, and develops associated new business models with both internal and external constituencies. He also serves as the primary liaison between Business Development and Animation, Young Adults, & Kids Media. Most recently, Quigley was executive director of business development.
Since joining Turner in 2006, Quigley has been responsible for developing and executing all non-linear platform distribution for the Turner properties across broadband and interactive television. He has served as a leader in the TV Everywhere effort – which spans across technology platform initiatives to advertising models to new distribution technologies – as well as in the distribution of Turner’s first Interactive Television application.
Prior to joining Turner, Quigley was the vice president of business development and strategy for DMX MUSIC. In this role, he was responsible for the distribution of DMX MUSIC’s Asia Pacific pay TV music channels, execution of the company’s digital music business plan and the sale of the company to a private investor group. Before DMX MUSIC, Quigley served as director of business development for Liberty Digital, Inc., and as manager of strategic planning for Time Warner, Inc.
Quigley earned a bachelor of arts degree in economics from Rice University and a masters of business administration from Stanford University.
Turner Network Sales (TNS), a division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS, Inc.), is responsible for the sales and marketing of Turner Broadcasting’s 10 domestic basic cable networks – TBS, CNN, HLN, TNT, Cartoon Network, Turner Classic Movies, CNN International, CNN en Español, Boomerang and truTV – to cable and satellite affiliates and special markets throughout the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.