Years in Cable: 17
Education: BBA, Marketing, University of Pennsylvania
One Word that Best Describes Me: Strategic
Scripps has embraced its core strength of live viewing, while also viewing the infusion of new skinny bundle services from Internet-based providers including Sling, PlayStation Vue and DirecTV Now as meaningful new opportunities. Revenue at the company jumped 17 percent to a record $2.4 billion in 2016, and the company is bucking the industry trend of winnowing its portfolio. Its six networks are built for speed in well-defined lanes, with distribution guru Ahn and sales vet Gigliotti key members of the pit crew.
What are the top three qualities you look for in a hire? Integrity, intelligence and energy. Must have all three.
My OTT prediction is… By 2022, 20 million homes will be serviced by OTT and skinny bundles.
Last show I watched not on my networks: “Westworld” on HBO Favorite podcast: “GPS” with Fareed Zakaria