EWA TALKS: a masterclass with Christina Sulebakk

We are delighted with hosting HBO MAX EMEA General Manager Christina Sulebakk as a special guest in a conversation with EWA members

Sulebakk replaced former HBO Europe CEO in July 2020, before taking oversight of HBO Max in EMEA towards the end of 2020. Sulebakk will review her life & career facts and will give some insight on pursuing a career in TV. After the dialogue, a Q&A with the audience will follow.

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Date: DECEMBER 16th

Hour: 13h (CET)

An invitation to join the talk will be sent to EWA members.

If you are not a member you can become one here

Christina Sulebakk has a 15+ year track record in the entertainment industry, with demonstrable success and achievements in executive positions. Christina is a leading marketeer with a natural flair for leadership and top-level execution. After various senior marketing positions within the Nordic TV industry, Christina was in 2012 headhunted to be the EVP Marketing & Sales Officer, HBO Nordic. Here she was one of the founding members, successfully establishing HBO’s first streaming service outside of the US.

In 2015 she was promoted to EVP – CMO and Head of Distribution for HBO Europe. During her years at HBO Europe she has worked in Madrid, Budapest and New York and has played pivotal roles in transforming the Central European business into streaming, launching HBO España (2016) and HBO Portugal (2019) and most recently developing the go-to market strategy for HBO Max LatAm.

Christina Sulebakk was appointed General Manager of HBO Europe in July 2020 and in January 2021 she was announced as General Manager HBO Max EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa). In her current role, Christina is responsible for upgrading current HBO streaming services in existing markets (HBO Nordic, HBO España, HBO Portugal and HBO Go in Central Eastern Europe) to HBO Max services during 2021, and for the expansion in due course of HBO Max into more territories across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Sulebakk received the first Women in SERIES AWARD at Séries Mania 2021,  presented by PFDM, EWA Network and SERIES MANIA festival.