Gwen Throckmorton is the Head of Industry for Facebook’s Entertainment division. As a member of the Global Sales Group, Gwen leads a team that drives efficient, full funnel marketing strategies for a diverse set of clients across Film, Television, Live Events, Ticketing, Streaming, Music, & Publishing industries. Focused on providing relevant insights, partnerships, and compelling solutions, Gwen is charged with strategically growing and building Facebook’s footprint and relationships across the industries she serves.
Previously, Gwen was the director of Digital Product Activation for Time Warner Cable Media where she was responsible for the development, management, and growth of all multiplatform product ad offerings including interactive, video-on-demand (VOD) and online properties. While at Time Warner Cable, Gwen also led an emerging team of digital specialists that assisted internal and external clients in building consumer relationships through engaging, multilayered solutions and leading-edge technology.
During her tenure at Time Warner Cable, Gwen completed the Women in Cable Telecommunications Rising Leaders program and received a Digital Sales Certification from the IAB.
Prior to joining the Time Warner Cable, Gwen worked in a variety of capacities for Sony Pictures Television coordinating the development and production of several first run cable & syndication programs including early cable standouts, Lifetime’s Strong Medicine and FX’s The Shield.
Gwen is a proud graduate of Texas Christian University with a Bachelor of Science in Radio-Television-Film.
She resides in Austin with her husband, Todd and their two children, Thomas and Turner. In her spare time she enjoys feeding her family, her faith, and love of the outdoors and all things sports including rooting on her beloved Horned Frogs.
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