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Portrait de David Zaslav
Age : 58
Public asset : 72,332,509 USD
Country of residence : Unknown
Linked companies : Sirius XM Holdings Inc - Discovery Inc - Grupo Televisa SAB - Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (USA) - Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc.

Summary 
Mr. David M. Zaslav is an Independent Non-Executive Director at Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., an Independent Director at Sirius XM Holdings, Inc., a President & Chief Executive Officer at Discovery Communications Holding LLC and a President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Discovery, Inc.

He is on the Board of Directors at Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc., Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., Grupo Televisa SAB, Sirius XM Holdings, Inc., Discovery, Inc., Cable in the Classroom, National Cable & Telecommunications Association, Sirius XM Radio, Inc., Skills for America's Future, The Cable Center, The Mount Sinai Hospital, The Partnership for New York City, Usc Shoah Foundation, Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida, Inc. and The Paley Center for Media. Mr. Zaslav was previously employed as a President-Cable & Domestic Television by NBC Universal, Inc., a President-Cable & Domestic Television by NBCUniversal, Inc., an Executive Vice President by National Broadcasting Co., Inc., a President-Domestic TV & New Media Distribution by NBC Universal Cable, Inc., an Adjunct Professor by Fordham University, an Attorney by Leboeuf Lamb Leiby & Macrae, and a Chief Executive Officer by Sound One Corp.

He also served on the board at Univision Communications, Inc., The Advertising Council, Inc., TiVo, Inc., Center for Communication and National Geographic Television International.

He received his undergraduate degree from State University of New York at Binghamton and a graduate degree from Boston University School of Law.


Current positions of David Zaslav 
NameTitle Since
Sirius XM Holdings Inc
(Broadcasting)
Independent Director 2013
Discovery Inc
(Broadcasting)
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director 2007
Grupo Televisa SAB
(Broadcasting)
Director 2015
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (USA)
(Entertainment Production)
Independent Non-Executive Director 2015
Discovery Communications Holding LLC President & Chief Executive Officer 2007
Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc.
(Broadcasting)
Director 2018
Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida, Inc. Trustee -
The Mount Sinai Hospital Director -
The Partnership for New York City Director -
The Paley Center for Media Trustee -
National Cable & Telecommunications Association Director -
The Cable Center Director -
Cable in the Classroom Director -
Sirius XM Radio, Inc. Director -
Usc Shoah Foundation Director -
Skills for America's Future Director -


Holdings of David Zaslav 
NameEquities%Valuation
Discovery Inc (DISCA)
Broadcasting
1,370,3910.88%37,685,753 USD
Discovery Inc (DISCK)
1,352,6750.38%34,493,213 USD
Sirius XM Holdings Inc (SIRI)
Broadcasting
22,6800.0005%153,544 USD


David Zaslav : Personal Network 
NameLinked companies
Kenneth Wayne Lowe Discovery Inc
The Cable Center
The Paley Center for Media
National Cable & Telecommunications Association
Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc.
John Malone Sirius XM Holdings Inc
Discovery Inc
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (USA)
National Cable & Telecommunications Association
Sirius XM Radio, Inc.
Mike Fries Grupo Televisa SAB
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (USA)
The Paley Center for Media
The Cable Center
Bruce L. Campbell Discovery Inc
Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc.
Kathleen Finch Discovery Inc
Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc.
Gunnar Wiedenfels Discovery Inc
Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc.
Jon Steinlauf Discovery Inc
Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc.
Dara F. Altman Sirius XM Holdings Inc
Discovery Inc
Sirius XM Radio, Inc.
Joshua W. Sapan The Cable Center
The Paley Center for Media
National Cable & Telecommunications Association
Scott Andrew Greenstein Sirius XM Holdings Inc
Sirius XM Radio, Inc.


Biography of David Zaslav 
David M. Zaslav (born January 15, 1960) is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Discovery Communications, a position he has held since January 2007. He was previously an executive at NBC Universal.

Career
Zaslav earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Binghamton University. Following this, he graduated with honors (JD) from Boston University School of Law in 1985 and started his career as an attorney with LeBoeuf, Lamb, Lieby and MacRae in New York.

NBC Universal
Zaslav had a distinguished career at NBC, spanning nearly two decades. Joining in 1989, he was instrumental in developing and launching CNBC, MSNBC and negotiating landmark deals on behalf of NBCU with DirecTV, Comcast and Time Warner. Zaslav was on the forefront of bringing films and TV shows to consumers through new platforms. As president of Cable and Domestic TV and New Media Distribution, he oversaw content distribution to all forms of TV, led negotiations for cable and satellite carriage of NBC Universal networks and forged innovative new media partnerships, including a pioneering video-on-demand deal with the leading cable operator, Comcast.

His responsibilities extended to Bravo, CNBC World, SCI FI, ShopNBC, Sleuth, Telemundo, Telemundo Puerto Rico, mun2, Trio, Universal HD, USA Network, NBC Weather Plus and the Olympics on cable. Zaslav also oversaw NBC Universal's interests in A&E, The History Channel, The Biography Channel, National Geographic International, the Sundance Channel and TiVo.

Discovery Communications
Zaslav took the helm at in January 2007 and set the company on course for a rapid transformation, with a dedicated focus on growth, performance and operational efficiency. Under his leadership in 2008, Discovery began trading as a public company on the Nasdaq stock exchange. Since that time, Discovery’s market capitalization has grown from less than $6 billion to approximately $30 billion.

Zaslav has spearheaded strategic efforts to clarify and strengthen Discovery's world-class brands, including a renewed focus on creativity and a two-fold increase in investment in original content. These efforts have helped drive viewership share growth of Discovery’s networks from 7% in 2008 to 11% in 2014 in the U.S. alone, and 2.8 billion cumulative subscribers in over 220 countries worldwide.

Source @ Wikipedia




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David Zaslav : Connections 
People For the American Way Foundation
Live Nation Worldwide, Inc.
Group Nine Media, Inc.
Liberty Global (Private Equity)
World Presidents' Organization
Cincinnati Business Committee
Sirius XM Canada Holdings, Inc.


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