Marie Donoghue, is Vice President of Global Sports Video at Amazon, responsible for Amazon’s global sports content business. In her role, Ms. Donoghue is responsible for Amazon’s sports strategy, enabling customers to access live and on demand sports content, on hundreds of devices, in over 200 countries and territories.
Prior to joining Amazon, Ms. Donoghue served as Executive Vice President, Global Business and Content Strategy at ESPN, leading the ongoing development and implementation of ESPN’s enterprise-wide business and content strategy. She also headed ESPN’s Business Affairs, Business Development and Partnership groups (including gaming partnerships), identifying, evaluating and creating new business opportunities, and acquiring and renewing program rights agreements, including multibillion dollar deals with the NFL, NBA and MLB. Ms. Donoghue oversaw all digital deal making for ESPN since 2003, including ESPN’s relationship with BAMTech, the home of ESPN’s first direct-to-consumer (OTT) streaming platform.
Ms. Donoghue has received numerous recognitions, including “Power 100 Women in Entertainment” (The Hollywood Reporter), “Most Influential People in Sports” (Sports Business Journal), “New York Impact List” (Variety), “The Most Powerful Women in Cable”(CableFax: The Magazine), “Women to Watch” (Advertising Age and Advertising Women of New York) and “Game Changers” (Sports Business Journal).
Ms. Donoghue earned a J.D. degree from Columbia University and a B.A. from Columbia College.