Randy Freer
Title: President & COO, Fox Networks Group
Years in Cable: 26
Education: St. Joseph’s College
Best Advice in 7 Words or Less: Know what is truly important and spend your time doing it.

When not overseeing the revenue, distribution and operations for Fox Networks Group, Freer has been busy negotiating multiyear agreements with the NFL, MLB, NASCAR and other professional and collegiate associations—deals that have positioned the company as dominant player for years to come. He also brought the World Cup and Ultimate Fighting Championships to the Fox family, and still found time to focus on building FOX Sports 1.

The biggest innovation in cable over the last year: Mobility
What’s your favorite screen? iPad—reading, watching, working
Favorite vacation spot: Park City
The last time I had a good laugh was… last night.

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