Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins announced on March 2 that Tim Connolly has joined the Hulu team as Head of Distribution.
In a statement released on Hulu’s blog, Hopkins said: “Finding ways to penetrate new distribution channels is key to our future growth. Tim’s wealth of experience and passion for Hulu will be instrumental as we continue to grow our subscriber base and roll out Hulu Plus across even more devices and with more distribution partners.”
For the past seven years, Connolly has served as VP of Digital Video Distribution and New Product Development for The Walt Disney Company. There, he led the company’s digital product distribution efforts across Disney’s many television properties including ESPN, ABC Family, ABC and Disney Channel, and helped advance the company’s TV Everywhere and video-on-demand strategy.