President
NBCU Digital Distribution

In the cable world, just utter the initials “J-B,” and people know exactly who you’re talking about. Perrette continues to be one of the most influential execs in the digital entertainment universe. In ’08, he supported the digital distribution of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and renegotiated a deal with Apple to get NBCU’s content back on iTunes. And he’s intensely involved with NBCU and News Corp.’s successful Hulu venture. Yeah, we’re impressed.

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