Hamid Qayyum is head of MVPD sales and co-head of commercial sales for a4. He has more than 29 years of experience in media and data sales.
Hamid joined Altice/a4 in June of 2017. He is a member of the board of directors for Fay Management, LLC. Previously, Hamid was executive vice president of client growth at Modus Direct, which counted major brands such as Sears-Craftsman, Southwest Airlines, Briggs & Stratton and WebMD as clients.
He was previously senior vice president of sales — TV Activation at 4C Insights, which is a global leader in data science and media technology with solutions for multiscreen convergence. He was the senior vice president of sales at FourthWall Media, where he oversaw sales and sales management for the leading provider of TV viewership data in North America.
As a former partner at NextGen Holdings, LLC, Hamid managed senior sales people, resellers and distributors in North America, Europe and South America and was responsible for forecasts, budgets and status reports for clients. He was regional vice president of sales at Cedar Point Communications, where he was responsible for Time Warner, Cox, Insight, Bresnan and all other tier 2 MSOs in North America. Hamid was also co-founder of Erinmedia, a pioneer in utilizing set top box data for advertising.
Hamid has a master’s degree in engineering from The Johns Hopkins University and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and business from Loyola University Maryland.