Alicia Pritchett is a mother, lover of people and technology leader. For 27 years, she has found her passion in raising two adults, being immersed in technology, serving her community and her customers. Always learning, always a student and always interested in being the conduit that allows companies to become more efficient and more profitable.
As the strategist for Media & Entertainment at Fastly, Alicia has been instrumental in cultivating Fastly’s largest and most well-known streaming clients in the industry over the last 7 years. When Fastly went public on the New York Stock Exchange in May 2019, Alicia stood on the podium next to Fastly’s Founder and CEO, Artur Bergman, to ring the Closing Bell to celebrate their First Day of Trading. She is very transparent about her story here.
She was a founding member of Fastly’s Diversity & Inclusion Council which works in collaboration with other functions throughout the company to ensure integration and consideration of Inclusion and Diversity in policies, programs, practices and products. She’s also driven the Steering Committees for the Women’s ERG as well as the Black ERG.
Alicia is a Founder and serves as President of Women in Streaming Media (WSM), a group for women in the streaming media technology space. WSM was created for women in the Streaming Media Technology space. As a global networking organization, she has overseen growth from 50 to over 1200 women. WSM’s mission is to increase diversity and give more visibility to women leaders within the streaming media industry.
Alicia serves as the VP of Streaming Video Technology Alliance and is Chair of the Live Streaming Working Group. She speaks across the world on streaming trends, diversity, skills, talent and the future of technology. Her most recent webinar, “Diversity, Skills & Talent”, built around the core challenge of creating a deep and inclusive grassroots pool of rich engineering talent for the future, was published with IBC as a leading industry trend.
- Women in Streaming Media Meetup
- Monday, April 17 • 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM PT