Jennifer Holt is Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is the author of Empires of Entertainment and co-editor of Media Industries: History, Theory, and Method; Distribution Revolution; and Connected Viewing: Selling, Sharing, and Streaming Media in the Digital Era. Her work has appeared in journals and anthologies including Film Quarterly, Jump Cut, Moving Data and Signal Traffic: Critical Studies of Media Infrastructure. She is currently working on a book entitled Cloud Policy, exploring the regulatory dimensions of global cloud infrastructure and digital media distribution. She is also a founding member of the Media Industries journal, the first peer-reviewed, multi-media, open-access online journal devoted to critical studies of media industries and institutions worldwide.