Reed Hastings: As CEO of Netflix, Hastings oversees the biggest subscription streaming service in the U.S. along with a growing international business.
Bob Iger: As CEO of Disney, Iger runs a diverse company that includes hugely popular cable and broadcast networks, studios and franchises.
Brian Roberts: As CEO of Comcast, Roberts is at the head of the most powerful cable company in the U.S. and a massive media conglomerate.
John Donovan: As CEO of ATT Communications, Donovan runs DirecTV, the biggest U.S. pay TV provider and home of one of the biggest virtual MVPDs.
John Stankey: As CEO of WarnerMedia, Stankey runs HBO, Turner and Warner Bros. along with the subscription streaming service coming in late 2019.
Jennifer Salke: As head of Amazon Studios, Salke runs the content arm of one of the biggest and most well-financed subscription streaming services in the U.S.
Tom Rutledge: As CEO of Charter, Rutledge leads one of the biggest cable operators in the U.S.
Charlie Ergen: As chairman at Dish Network, Ergen guides the second biggest satellite TV operator in the U.S. and the biggest virtual MVPD.
Joe Ianniello: As acting CEO of CBS, Ianniello has assumed the reins at a major broadcaster and a streaming empire including CBS All Access.
Steve Burke: As CEO of NBCUniversal, Burke runs a media conglomerate amassing networks, studios and streaming platforms.
Randy Freer: As CEO of Hulu, Freer runs the third largest streaming company in the U.S. and an up-and-coming virtual MVPD.
Susan Wojcicki: As CEO of YouTube, Wojcicki is in charge of the biggest ad-supported video platform, a fast-growing vMVPD, an original content lineup and more.
Rupert Murdoch: As executive chairman at 21st Century Fox, Murdoch is the key figure at a transitioning media empire with big transactions underway.
David Zaslav: As CEO of Discovery Inc., Zaslav runs a vast cable network empire encompassing Discovery and the recently acquired Scripps.
Jeff Binder: As executive vice president of home and entertainment at T-Mobile, Binder is at the forefront of T-Mobile’s much-anticipated move into pay TV.
Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg: As heads of worldwide video programming at Apple, Erlicht and Van Amburg are the brains behind Apple’s big push into original programming.
Shari Redstone: As president at National Amusements, Redstone runs a media empire with controlling interests in CBS and Showtime.
Bob Bakish: As CEO of Viacom, Bakish is leading the still-nascent resurgence of a once-mighty cable network group and studio system.
Makan Delrahim: As assistant attorney general of the Antitrust Division at the U.S. Justice Department, Delrahim is a top anticompetitiveness watchdog and a key figure in the DOJ’s challenge of the ATT-Time Warner merger.
Ajit Pai: As chairman of the FCC, Pai is a deciding factor in many of the most impactful rules and regulations that touch the media and entertainment industry.
Mark Zuckerberg: As CEO of Facebook, Zuckerberg is helping to drive video platform innovations and fuel a growing original video content machine.
Dexter Goei: As CEO of Altice USA, Goei oversees one of the U.S.’ largest cable operators and a growing advanced advertising business.
Josh Sapan: As CEO of AMC Networks, Sapan runs some of the top cable networks in the U.S. and a handful of growing subscription streaming services.
Chris Ripley: As CEO of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Ripley runs a major U.S. broadcasting group with more than 200 television stations nationwide.
Tom Leighton: As CEO of Akamai, Leighton sits at the head of a key U.S. provider of CDN services and video technologies.
Marvin Edwards: As CEO of Commscope, Edwards runs a big network infrastructure provider in the process of buying major pay TV supplier ARRIS.