Gunnar Wiedenfels

Years in Industry: 15

Education: Diploma and doctorate in business administration

Motto I Live By: There is always more opportunity!

My prediction for direct-to-consumer video is… it will be one of many ways consumers get access to our great brands and content.

What item in your home or office most “sparks joy” in you? My boxing gloves

A skinny bundle can’t survive without…. the great brands of the Discovery family.

Last show binged not on your networks: “Fauda” on Netflix

Last linear content you watched live: “Deadliest Catch” season start on the Discovery Channel

How do you stay motivated in your job? By choosing to work with great people–smart and fun to be with–nothing else matters.

Biggest challenge facing the industry? Increasing complexity of content offerings from the perspective of the consumer.

Subject you wish you’d studied at school? Aerospace.

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