Lisa Rousseau is head of Amazon Freevee UK, Amazon’s free, ad-supported video on demand (AVOD) service. Lisa joined Amazon in March 2021 to oversee business and marketing functions for IMDb TV (the former name for Amazon Freevee), and lead the first international launch of the service in the UK in September 2021, as well as the rebrand to Amazon Freevee in April 2022.
Prior to joining Amazon, Lisa spent seven years at Google. As head of TV and film EMEA at YouTube and Google Play, Lisa built content partnerships across the region to drive the transactional (TVOD) movies and TV business, launched Google Play Movies & TV across 15 markets, and led the film/TV partnership strategy for YouTube EMEA. She also led YouTube business and partnerships across Northern Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa. Lisa was previously at the BBC and BBC Studios in a number of commercial and digital business development roles.
Lisa is passionate about supporting career opportunities for women, and is a trustee of the Young Women’s Trust charity in the UK. She is based in London.