EMA Board Adds Redbox Instant’s Ambeault20 Feb, 2014 By: Chris Tribbey
The Entertainment Merchants Association has added Joe Ambeault, CEO for Redbox Instant by Verizon, to its board of directors.
Ambeault oversees the strategic direction and day-to-day operations of the company. He first joined Redbox Instant by Verizon as chief product officer, responsible for setting product and design strategy and defining the overall customer experience.
He has more than 15 years experience in the TV and digital media industries. Before joining Redbox Instant by Verizon, Ambeault held positions with and SeaChange International.
He replaces Shawn Strickland as Redbox Instant's representative on the EMA’s board. Strickland was promoted to VP of Verizon Video Group (which includes Redbox Instant, FIOS, and Verizon Digital Media Services).