Years in Cable: 27
Education: BA, Journalism, UNC Chapel Hill
Best Advice: Manage the business, not your career.
Chalk up another impressive year for Discovery’s distribution and education chief. Goodwyn led a bar-raising round of affiliate renewals resulting in Discovery’s first TV Everywhere deal plus expanded distribution of networks including Investigation Discovery, Discovery Fit & Health and the Hub Network, He also spearheaded a major expansion for the fast-growing broadband-delivered Discovery Education division with the acquisition of Espresso Education, the leading provider of primary school digital education content in the U.K. More initiatives are on the books this year. Discovery Education’s Techbook will once again expand with the launch of a Math Techbook set for the 2014-15 school year to complement the science and social studies editions.
I wish Congress would just… Pass term limits so politics wouldn’t be just about politics
Favorite Cable Show memory: Dinner with Fred Dressler and Andy Heller annually at the NCTA shows
Favorite vacation spot: Wherever my wife and kids are
Beach or mountains? Both–I just wish I could get to either one.
The day we get multiplatform measurement is the day… more content companies fully embrace multiplatform distribution.
Favorite business/motivational book: The Greatest Salesman in the World written by Og Mandino