Years in Cable: 20
Education: Princeton; JD, Harvard Law School
Campbell continues to create value for Discovery, most recently overseeing the acquisition of Scripps Networks Interactive; the formation of a joint venture between Velocity and TEN: The Enthusiast Network to form a leading digital automotive media company; the consolidation of OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network; and an additional investment in digital media company Group Nine Media. Perrette is leading the charge in international markets and has overseen a number of recent deals. Those include a streaming partnership with Amazon in the U.K. and Germany, a content partnership with VS Media in Greater China, and a joint venture with ProSiebenSat.1 to launch new video streaming service in Germany. And let’s not forget the PyeongChang Olympics, for which Eurosport delivered live and on demand coverage across all screens in 48 markets.
What product or service could you not live without? Waze GPS App: it keeps me oriented and on time when I’m taking my kids to sports practices, play dates, and other events. And of course, my iPhone.
What’s the first thing you read in the morning? WSJ app on my iPad
Last show I binged not on my network(s): “Wild Wild West,” a fascinating documentary series on Netflix about the Bhagwan cult movement in the early 1980s.
What does the future look like for skinny bundles and flexible packaging? We expect to see a much greater offering of genre-specific SVOD services for passionate enthusiast audiences. Motor Trend, Discovery’s digital destination for global auto superfans, is one great example.
Favorite podcast: I just completed and really enjoyed “S-Town,” from the creators of “Serial.”