Julia Veale

Executive Vice President, Business, Product Development and Management, Showtime Networks Inc.
Julia Veale is Executive Vice President, Business, Product Development and Management for Showtime Networks, Inc. In this position, she is responsible for product strategy, product development and product management for SHOWTIME subscription services across distribution platforms, technologies, and devices including the SHOWTIME streaming service, SHOWTIME ANYTIME, SNI’s On Demand services and MVPD partners’ TV Everywhere services, as well as the development of new business opportunities.

Under her leadership, Showtime Networks built a dedicated in-house product team to redefine the way consumers subscribe to and experience SHOWTIME. In 2015, her team successfully developed and launched the SHOWTIME standalone streaming service, which is available through Amazon, Apple®, Google and Roku, Samsung and LG Smart TVs, Xbox One and Oculus Go and showtime.com, and also launched SHOWTIME on Hulu, Sony PlayStation Vue, Amazon Prime Video and many more. The SHOWTIME stand-alone streaming service was named to several “Best of 2015 Apps” lists. In addition, her team developed and launched SHOWTIME ANYTIME, the network’s authentication service. SHOWTIME ANYTIME now serves nearly 100% of SHOWTIME subscribers across the network’s cable, DBS and telco distributors. 
During her tenure at SHOWTIME, Veale has also been a key player in the development and launch of several strategic initiatives, including SNI’s On Demand services, HD multiplex channels, interactive TV activities and the formation of Smithsonian Networks.
Prior to joining SHOWTIME, she served as Director, Corporate Development for General Instrument Corporation, where she worked to diversify the company into new markets, including the launch of the company’s cable modem business. She also served as a Vice President for European American Bank.
Veale received her M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and holds a B.A. from Trinity College.