Lindsey Emerson

HBO Max, Kids and Family

VP, Product Management

Lindsey Emerson is VP of Product Management at HBO Max and based in Los Angeles. She has over a decade of experience in product management building streaming platforms across educational and entertainment spaces. Since joining HBO Max as a founding team member, her team launched the Kids & Family experience, offering kids an autonomous and age-appropriate experience while giving parents transparent controls they can trust.

Prior to joining WarnerMedia in 2017, Emerson served as Director of Product Management for The Bouqs Company. There she drove ecommerce platform optimization and improved distribution effectiveness which helped secure a Series C round of $24 million. Emerson also managed the growth of the marketplace while at DogVacay, which was acquired by Rover in March of 2016. As a part of the acquisition, she was tapped to help manage the integration of the Dogvacay marketplace onto the Rover platform.

Emerson started her career working with several EdTech startups in Washington D.C., Seattle, and Philadelphia, where she facilitated growth for video streaming and instructional content platforms. In 2013, she joined Pluto TV as a founding product leader and managed the streaming service’s launch on 15 connected TV, gaming, OTT, and mobile platforms, helping to secure investment rounds through Series C.

She graduated with honors from the Media Ventures graduate program at Boston University and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Elon University. While at Boston University, Emerson created an educational app recommendation platform, which correlated mobile apps to the national common core curriculum for educator use in the classroom. Since 2017, she has continued on at Boston University as an adjunct professor for the Media Ventures program in Los Angeles.