Building on successful legal challenges against DISH Hopper and Aereo, Tuzon turned her attention to preventing the streaming television company FilmOn X from infringing on Fox’s copyrighted content. She did all that while overseeing legal and business aspects surrounding the launch of Fox Sports 1 and FXX and handling legal affairs for Fox International Channels. Asked how she defines diversity, Tuzon says, “I look forward to the day when we are not defining diversity but instead simply living it; the day when there are not separate lists for women and ‘diverse’ executives but one list, representative of all constituencies, no asterisks.”

What’s your biggest professional accomplishment in the past 12 months?  

Leading our international (Europe, Latin America and Asia) and domestic business and legal teams into uncharted territory and through the shark infested waters of network and content distribution.  Exciting times, but there is definitely blood in the water and quite the scrum!

Best business advice you’ve received?  

1977 (from my immigrant Dad): You can be anything you want. This is America.”

1996 from an industry executive: “Television is so much more complicated and interesting than film. Pick television.”

How do you define diversity?  

I look forward to the day when we are not defining diversity but instead simply living it; the day when there are not separate lists for women and “diverse” executives but one list, representative of all constituencies, no asterisks.

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Distributors and TV brands came together Thursday in support of an industry initiative to accelerate efforts to make it easier for advertisers to incorporate addressable TV into their campaigns. Participants

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