Speaker Details

Full Name
Brad Danks
Company
OUTtv Network Inc.
Job Title
Chief Executive Officer
Biography
Since 2016, Brad Danks, J.D, has been the CEO of OUTtv Media Global Inc., ("OMG") the world's largest producer and aggregator of original LGBTQ+ film and television content. Brad began his career as an entertainment lawyer with a distinguished practice that included working for many US and International Studios, Broadcasters and Financiers of entertainment content. He joined the television network OUTtv as COO in 2006 where he worked to grow the business in Canada until becoming CEO. He was instrumental in initiating OMG's international expansion, developing platform partnerships with Amazon, Apple, Roku, Tubi, Rakuten, Fuse, Showmax, 7plus and TVNZ. This international growth led to OUTtv being named Broadcaster of the Year in Canada in 2016. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, OMG owns the brands OUTtv and FROOTtv serves many territories around the world including Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand and across Europe. Brad is an adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Victoria, frequent speaker, writer and guest lecturer at conferences and academic institutions on the evolving media landscape.
Roundtable topic
What does the term “LGBTQ Content” mean to you?
Country (Address)
Canada
Brad Danks