A pioneer in the digital industry for more than 20 years, Jill Braff serves as General Manager of Ellen Digital Ventures (EDV), a new venture created by the Warner Bros. Television Group and Emmy®-winning executive producer/winner Ellen DeGeneres.
EDV’s mission is to extend DeGeneres’ award-winning television franchise and robust digital business, as well as her social and gaming audiences. As General Manager, Braff supervises the day-to-day activities of EDV, including Ellentube and Heads Up!, overseeing operations and spearheading its growth.
Prior to joining EDV, Braff was most recently Executive Vice President, Digital Commerce, for HSN, where she led the transformation of the Top 25 Internet Retailer’s e-commerce, mobile, gaming and social media platforms, and oversaw their $800 million digital business. Braff also served as an Executive in Residence and advisor for UNICEF.
Previously, she was CEO of Scrapblog, a social photo business with more than 2.5 million registered users. Braff was also a leader in the early mobile gaming market, recognized for building Glu Mobile’s leadership position as a public mobile game company during her tenure as Senior Vice President, Global Publishing.
Braff has held marketing positions at Ancestry.com, The Learning Company/Mattel, Sega, Nintendo of America and Griffin Bacal.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Colgate University.