Speaker Emily Smith

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Emily Smith

VP, International Original Programming


Emily Smith is the vice president of International Originals at HBO Max. Smith works with writers, producers, and directors to deliver a range of series, including such recent projects as The Tourist, The Girl Before, Sort Of and Starstruck.

Prior to joining HBO Max, Smith was an Executive Director at Epix, where she helped launch a number of first season shows including Godfather of Harlem, Pennyworth and Perpetual Grace LTD as well as the returning series Get Shorty and Berlin Station. She has also held positions as Endemol Shine Studios, Alcon Television Group and CAA.

Originally born in Washington, D.C. and raised in Silver Spring, Maryland, Smith is a graduate of the University of Southern California.

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