SVP, Strategy and Business Operations
LeBas crafts ESPN’s strategy and business objectives and is tasked with oversight of syndication sales as well as ops management of Disney and ESPN Nets affiliate sales and marketing. She and her team were behind the launch of the trailblazing WatchESPN app, and she has continued to expand the product’s reach in recent months. To those looking to work in the industry she recommends internships. “Young people looking to break into cable need to be well rounded: Understand technology, finance, product development and relationship building,” she says.