Years In Cable: 24

Education: BA, Princeton; MBA Harvard

A robust slate of series plus original movies “Descendants” and “Teen Beach 2” spelled big success for Disney’s television properties targeting the pint-size set. Under Marsh’s able watch, Disney Channel was the No. 1 cable net in Total Viewers and Total Day in 2015. Pyne continues to assure the Disney footprint is expanding across distribution platforms, with a particular eye to digital. Connolly, promoted a year ago, is leading the company’s media networks distribution strategy through a time of disruption, sealing deals including an agreement with Sony to deliver Disney/ESPN content to PlayStation Vue.

My first job: Freelance musician and bartender

My typical breakfast: Grapefruit

My Starbucks order: Quad grande skim latte

Favorite charity I work with: T. Howard

What should cable do to improve its image? Make TVE seamless and promote the amazing value of content and brands available on it

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