Mark Young leads strategy and business development for Fandango, the nation’s leading moviegoer destination and a subsidiary of NBCUniversal. Mark is focused on providing insights into consumer and technology trends and capitalizing on them to grow all lines of Fandango’s businesses. Mark also oversees distribution and co-marketing of mobile services, commerce, and video with third-party partners such as mobile network providers, handset manufacturers, app stores and retailers. Mark joined NBCUniversal from Comcast Interactive Media (CIM) where he led mobile strategy and business development across a portfolio of digital properties, as well as co-lead the strategy and go-to-market launch of Xfinity’s initial video service on iOS (iPad & iPhone) and Android devices.
Prior to Comcast, Young was at The Walt Disney Company for seven years, of which the last three years he served as the vice president of strategy and business development for the Walt Disney Internet and Mobile Group. Prior to Disney he was the vice president of business development and partner management for mobile data services pioneer Moviso/Infospace, and an executive at IBM’s Innovation Center where he advised studios and media companies on digital asset distribution and management.
He is a member of CTIA’s leadership Council and the Center of Technology Management at USC.