Michael Quigley is Vice President of Business Development & Multi-Platform Distribution for Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., focusing on initiatives such as TV Everywhere, Dynamic Ad Serving, Application Development, Connected Devices, Content Search & Navigation and traditional digital businesses. Mr. Quigley is based in Atlanta and currently reports to Coleman Breland, President of Turner Network Sales (TNS).
Within his role, Mr. Quigley oversees broadband syndication, digital and social gaming distribution, and electronic sell-through for multiple Turner brands, including TNT, TBS, Cartoon Network and Adult Swim. He also leads the authentication integration efforts for TV Everywhere initiatives, oversees the new product application development, and works with emerging technology companies, CE manufacturers and pay-TV providers to cultivate innovative partnerships. Quigley additionally creates new business models with both internal and external constituencies including mobile, web and emerging platforms; develops advance video products; and evaluates new IP video distribution technologies.
Since joining Turner in 2006, Mr. 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, Mr. 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.
Mr. Quigley was most recently honored as one of NAMIC 2014 Luminary. He was honored as one of Multichannel News’ “40 under 40” in 2011, and was named as one of Cablefax Magazine’s “Top 50 Influential Minorities in Cable.” He 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.