Jason Klarman
Title: President, Oxygen Media
Number of Years in Cable: 20
Education: BA, University of Michigan
Best Advice in 7 Words or Less: Get on the board early.

Why Him? Klarman has had his hands full this past year—but his work has paid off. Under his guidance, this female-friendly network attracted its youngest audience ever (35.3 years) in 2012 and finished as the No. 1 cable network on Monday primetime for major women demos. A new first-look development deal with talk show host Wendy Williams and a 20% increase in original programming, including “Secret Celebrity” and “This Week The Award Goes To…” in 2013, looks to provide an even bigger breath of fresh air into the network’s lineup.

Beatles or The Rolling Stones? Beatles

Appetizer or dessert? Appetizer

Film fest or music festival? Music festival

Favorite decade? 80s!

The movie that should never be remade? Citizen Kane ?

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