Lori Conkling

Conkling is an undisputed power player in the media industry. One of her greatest skills is assessing new growth opportunities for NBCU. She spent part of the past year leading the company’s investments in fast-tracking digital wedding planning company Zola and NewTV, a mobile-first video streaming service led by Meg Whitman and Jeffrey Katzenberg. She’s been in her current role for nearly six years—prior to NBCU she was EVP, distribution at A+E Networks—and her savvy, progressive thinking has led to countless monetization strategies for NBCU’s new and existing digital businesses.

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