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Navigating Today’s Turbulent TV Industry

A series of conversations about the state of the fast transforming TV industry, which is navigating accelerating direct-to-consumer viewership, while reaching new creative heights in storytelling engagement. Find out how TV chiefs are answering new pressures to entertain audiences through today’s COVID-19 challenges, and learn how they plan to break through with programming to elusive younger audiences.

The 2020 NAB Show Executive Leadership Summit sessions are now available to watch free on-demand on NAB Show Express.

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Featured Sessions

DAY 1: Monday, May 11
Beginning at 1 p.m. Eastern Time

Keynote Conversation with Robert Greenblatt

  • Robert Greenblatt, Chairman, WarnerMedia Entertainment and Direct-to-Consumer
  • Cynthia Littleton, Business Editor, Variety

A View from Above: TV Transformed 

  • Tiran Dagan – Chief Digital Officer of Communications, Media and Technology Business, Cognizant
  • Jeff Grossman – EVP, Content Strategy and Operations, CBS All Access & CBS Entertainment Digital
  • Alison Hoffman – President Domestic Networks, Starz
  • Keith Le Goy – President Networks and Distribution, Sony Pictures Television
  • Cynthia Littleton, Business Editor, Variety

DAY 2: Wednesday, May 13
Beginning at 1 p.m. Eastern Time

Cracking Generation Z for Entertainment Engagement

  • Brianna Cayo Cotter – SVP, Social Impact, ViacomCBS Youth and Entertainment
  • Angela Courtin – Global Head of Brand Marketing, YouTube
  • Rob Holmes – VP Programming, Roku
  • Tricia Melton – SVP Marketing, Freeform
  • Andrew Wallenstein, President & Chief Media Analyst, Variety Intelligence Platform (VIP)

Keynote Conversation with Lilly Singh

  • Lilly Singh, Host, NBC’s A Little Late with Lilly Singh
  • Andrew Wallenstein, President & Chief Media Analyst, Variety Intelligence Platform (VIP)

2020 Steering Committee

Guru Gowrappan


Verizon Media
Karey Burke


ABC Entertainment
Neil Mohan

Chief Product Officer and SVP

YouTube and Google
Nicole Clemens


Paramount Television Studios
Tony Vinciquerra

Chairman and CEO

Sony Pictures Entertainment