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Marc DeBevoise
President and COO, CBS Interactive

Panel : 1:40pm – Case Study TBA: Stand-Out Launch – NTV7

 

Marc DeBevoise is the President and Chief Operating Officer of CBS Interactive, a division of CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS), a perennial top 10 Internet property and the leading Internet-based premium content company. In this role, DeBevoise leads strategy and operations for all of CBS Interactive’s 25+ industry-leading brands including the digital businesses of the CBS Television Network, such as CBS.com, CBS All Access, CBSN, CBSSports.com and CBSNews.com, as well as CNET Media Group, CBS Interactive’s leading tech, games and media properties including CNET, TVGuide, GameSpot, Metacritic and more.

As President and COO, DeBevoise is also responsible for the development of original programming and editorial content for digital platforms, as well as digital distribution strategies, including full episode streaming, dynamic ad insertion on cable VOD platforms, and direct-to-consumer subscription video on demand and live streaming initiatives including authentication/TV Everywhere.

Previously, DeBevoise was the Executive Vice President and General Manager of CBS Digital Media for CBS Interactive.  In this role, he was responsible for the digital media businesses of the CBS Television Network’s major programming divisions of Entertainment, Sports and News. DeBevoise successfully led the creation and launch of CBS All Access, CBS’s digital SVOD and live streaming service, and CBSN, the 24/7 streaming news service, and he also led CBS’s record-breaking digital efforts for Super Bowl 50.

DeBevoise joined CBS Interactive from premium subscription service Starz, where he was the Senior Vice President of Digital Media, Business Development and Strategy. At Starz, DeBevoise was responsible for the company’s overall digital strategy and the digital initiatives supporting its film, television and digital original content properties. He also led the generation, evaluation and execution of business development, strategic investment, and growth opportunities for all of Starz’ business units.

Prior to joining Starz, he held various roles at NBC Universal, in both Digital Media and Business Development, and worked in the Technology, Media & Telecommunications Investment Banking Group at JPMorgan.

In recent years, DeBevoise has been recognized as one of Cynopsis Media’s “Most Intriguing People,” AlwaysOn’s “Power Players in Digital Media,” The Hollywood Reporter’s “Digital Power 50,” and Home Media magazine’s “Digital Drivers.”

He is a member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, a member of the Board of Directors for the University Settlement, a leading social services non-profit organization, and the Board President of The Door, a non-profit organization providing youth development services.

He received his M.B.A. with distinction in Entertainment, Media & Technology and Finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business and his B.A. in Economics and Computer Science from Tufts University. He lives in New York City along with his wife and their two children.