Elena Neira holds degrees in Law and Audiovisual Communication. Her research is devoted to the new models of audiovisual distribution. She is lecturer in the degree of Communication Studies in the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, and member of the research group GAME. She also teaches Audiovisual Distribution in the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya. Neira authors several books about distribution and spectatorship. Her more recent publication is Streaming Wars: la nueva televisión (Libros Cúpula).