Why Him? Talk about added responsibilities. Suratt joined AETN during its acquisition of Lifetime Networks, where he won multiple Emmys as EVP of Digital Media and Business Development. Now he defines the broadband, mobile and digital strategies for AETN and its vast array of properties. Surratt’s up to the task, though. While at Lifetime, he was behind the net’s aggressive online strategy and helped create mylifetime.com.