Paul Guyardo

Years in Cable: 10+

Education: Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Northwestern University

One Word that Best Describes Me: Dedicated

Guyardo is succeeding monetizing an ever-growing number of new platforms so they’re on par with Discovery’s linear networks. For one, he oversaw the launch of streaming service Discovery GO. Perrette’s versatility and drive have turned Discovery Networks into an international force, making 2015 arecord-breaking year for its global audience. He is responsible for tremendous business growth, including recent acquisition Eurosport, and continues to optimize ad sales and distribution grown via linear and digital platforms.

What does the future look like for skinny bundles and flexible packaging? Bright

Favorite charity event I work with: NY and NJ All Stars

What was the last costume that you wore and why? Nucky Thompson (“Boardwalk Empire”); DirecTV sales & marketing party

My personal theme song is: “Just Fine,” by Mary J. Blige

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