Keynote Conversation: Cindy Holland, Netflix

The Realscreen Summit is happy to announce another in our series of keynotes for the upcoming 2017 event. ...
November 21, 2016

The Realscreen Summit is happy to announce another in our series of keynotes for the upcoming 2017 event.

Cindy Holland is Vice President of Original Content at Netflix, where she is tasked with acquiring, producing and overseeing the launches of the company’s slate of original documentaries, scripted series and comedy specials. A longtime member of the Netflix team, Holland joined the company in 2002 and helped establish its mail-order DVD business. In 2009, she moved into licensing, and struck content streaming deals with networks and studios. In 2012, she was appointed to the newly created role of VP of originals.

Holland has brought several hits to Netflix’s growing global audience of over 86 million people, including: House of Cards, Orange is the New Black and The Get Down; she oversees the documentary team that has garnered several Academy Award nominations and developed Making a Murderer; in addition to Netflix’s first talk show, Chelsea with Chelsea Handler.

In this keynote conversation, Holland will discuss Netflix’s approach to working with content creators, her views on the media landscape and Netflix’s impact upon it, and her thoughts on Netflix’s commitment to documentary and its entry into the unscripted arena.

Don’t miss being part of the 19th edition of the Realscreen Summit in Washington DC, taking place Monday, January 23 – Thursday, January 26, 2017 at the Marriott Marquis.

Almost 900 delegates are already registered to take advantage of our unmatched pitching, networking and learning opportunities.

Register online or email Maggie Wilkins at to secure your spot.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.