John Martin

Title: Chairman & CEO, Turner Broadcasting

Years in Cable: 21

Education: BS, Economics, Wharton School/University of Pennsylvania; MBA, Columbia Business School

One Word that Best Describes Me: Curious


David Levy

Title: President, Turner Broadcasting

Years in Cable: 29

Education: Syracuse University


While Martin handles a hefty portfolio spanning news, entertainment, kids/young adult, and sports networks, Levy oversees domestic entertainment as well as kids/young adult nets. These two also manage business strategies and operations for the networks and their digital counterparts. Under their stewardship, Turner properties have experienced tremendous growth and impressive ratings gains over the past year. Cartoon Network and Adult Swim remain favorites in their desired demographics, while truTV continues to redefine and broaden its voice.


John Martin

What does the future look like for skinny bundles and flexible packaging? More subscribers, more choice for consumers and a bright future for the most popular brands

Virtual reality is… only at the very beginning of transforming the way consumers engage with video content.

Last show I watched not on my network(s): “Billions” (Showtime), with my wife

My first job: Dishwasher at an Italian restaurant

Favorite charity event you work with: United Negro College Fund

What was the last costume that you wore and why? Batman, because who doesn’t want to be Batman?!

What should cable do to improve its image? Innovate faster to improve consumer experience

Best way to spend a Saturday night: with my family

New favorite binge: “Game of Thrones”

Hoverboard, driverless car or drone: Driverless car

I watch the majority of programming on this device: TV and phone at the same time

Favorite Podcast: Re/Code’s Decode

My typical breakfast is: Protein shake with fruit and peanut butter

My Starbucks order: Grande coffee with room

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