Title: President, SNY
Years in Cable: 16
Education: BA, Brown University; MBA, Harvard Business School
Best Advice in 7 Words or Less: Plan the work, and work the plan.
Raab is a New York Mets fan’s greatest ally. During the last year, he invested more in the network’s core product, satisfying the insatiable fan base while creating more recent opportunities with the addition of Mets+, SNY’s first ever set of LIVE limited commercial broadcasts. As a result, viewers get the equivalent of a grand slam, including more exclusively sponsored Mets content and behind the scenes footage in place of commercials.
I watch most programming on this device: It’s still the large flat-screen TV at home for long-form programming (but the iPhone for short-form content).
Favorite screen: The one I rarely get to enjoy: The Big Screen at the Jacob Burns Film Center. The best place to watch interesting films.
The day we get multiplatform measurement is… the day I’ll wonder about its accuracy, and then I’ll keep wondering why they haven’t found a way to include bars, restaurants, and other public places that show a lot of live sports.
Twitter, Instagram or Snapchat? Twitter
Desert island album: Springsteen’s Born to Run
Favorite TV show as a kid: “Hogan’s Heroes.” Who would ever greenlight a comedy now that is set in a German POW camp? But somehow it worked back then.
The last time I had a good laugh was… when my 7-year-old son botched a joke with “other than that Mrs. Washington, how did you like the movie?”