David Zaslav

President & Chief Executive Officer at Discovery, Inc.

David Zaslav

David Zaslav

President & Chief Executive Officer at Discovery, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Discovery, Inc.
Discovery Communications LLC
Discovery Communications Holding LLC

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3994

Number of Boards

25

Birthday

01/15/1960 - New York

Age

61

Number of Awards

11

Interests

Tennis

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Founder at Liberty Media Corporation

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Chief Development, Distribution & Legal Officer at Discovery, Inc.

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Honorary Board Director at The Cable Center

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Co-Chief Executive Officer at Grupo Televisa SAB

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President at ESPN Productions, Inc.

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at The E W Scripps Co.

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Managing Director at Hilltop Investments LLC

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Co-Chief Executive Officer at Grupo Televisa SAB

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Executive Chairman at Grupo Televisa SAB

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Chief Executive Officer at Newhouse Broadcasting Corp

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David Zaslav
President & Chief Executive Officer at Discovery, Inc.
Education
JD with Honors
Class of 1985

Boston University School of Law (BU Law) is the law school affiliated with Boston University. It is the second-oldest law school in Massachusetts and one of the first law schools in the country to admit students regardless of race or gender. It is also a member of the Association of American Law Schools and a charter member of the American Bar Association.

BS

The State University of New York at Binghamton, also known as Binghamton University is a public research university in the U.S. state of New York. The university is one of the four university centers in the State University of New York (SUNY) system. Since its establishment in 1946, the University has grown from a small liberal arts college, Harpur College, to a large doctoral-granting institution, presently consisting of six colleges and schools, and is now home to nearly 15,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university's main campus is located in the Town of Vestal, with a secondary education center located in the nearby downtown Binghamton. Binghamton University is currently ranked 89th among the 262 national universities ranked in the 2013 U.S. News America's Best Colleges and Universities ranking and has been called a "Public Ivy".

Memberships
Member
2018 - Current
Career History
President & Chief Executive Officer
2007 - Current

Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world's #1 nonfiction media company reaching more than 1.8 billion cumulative subscribers in 209 countries and territories. Discovery is dedicated to satisfying curiosity through 149 worldwide television networks, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science and Investigation Discovery, as well as US joint venture networks OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, The Hub and 3net, the first 24-hour 3D network. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools and owns and operates a diversified portfolio of digital media services, including Revision3.

President & Chief Executive Officer
Current

Discovery Communications LLC operates as a nonfiction media company. It provides television broadcasting services. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Silver Spring, MD.

President & Chief Executive Officer
2007 - ?

Discovery Communications Holding LLC operates as a holding company. The firm through its subsidiaries owns and operates cable and satellite television channels. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Silver Spring, MD

Boards & Committees
Director
Prior

National Geographic Television International is a wholly-owned subsidiary of one of the world's most-renowned media brands, National Geographic. NGTI currently licenses more than 1,700 program titles across a diverse and ever-growing range of factual genres, including: Natural History; Civilizations & History; Science; People & Places; Society/Current Affairs, Environment and Kids.The NGTI catalogue is filled with a wide range of high-quality, blue-chip and commercial factual programs, designed to meet the needs of broadcasters and program schedules worldwide, whether looking for events, specials or series, or programs of different lengths.NGTI represents programming produced by its multi award-winning sister company National Geographic Television (NGT) and also enjoys strong and long-standing relationships with some of the world's foremost factual producers, including Nature Conservation Films, Towers Productions, Peartree Films, Essential Film & Television, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Electric Pictures. All independent programming meets National Geographic's exacting standards and sits comfortably under the National Geographic brand umbrella.

Trustee
Tenure Unconfirmed

The Mount Sinai Health System is an integrated health care system providing exceptional medical care to our local and global communities. Encompassing the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and seven hospital campuses in the New York metropolitan area, as well as a large, regional ambulatory footprint, Mount Sinai is acclaimed internationally for its excellence in research, patient care, and education across a range of specialties. The Mount Sinai Health System was created from the combination of The Mount Sinai Medical Center and Continuum Health Partners, which both agreed unanimously to combine the two entities in July 2013.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$100K - $250K
2015

Established in 1985, The Cable Center plays an integral role in the cable industry. The Center's resources and information document cable's rich heritage, while The Cable Center programs and support help fuel the industry's progress. With physical headquarters in Denver, Colorado, The Center's presence extends wherever cable professionals work and wherever cable customers live. Our industry-wide mission and scope of service serve everyone involved in cable: operators, programmers, vendors, suppliers, professionals, and nonprofit industry organizations, as well as higher education and the general public.

$50K - $100K
2013

Established in 1985, The Cable Center plays an integral role in the cable industry. The Center's resources and information document cable's rich heritage, while The Cable Center programs and support help fuel the industry's progress. With physical headquarters in Denver, Colorado, The Center's presence extends wherever cable professionals work and wherever cable customers live. Our industry-wide mission and scope of service serve everyone involved in cable: operators, programmers, vendors, suppliers, professionals, and nonprofit industry organizations, as well as higher education and the general public.

$250K - $500K
2012

Established in 1985, The Cable Center plays an integral role in the cable industry. The Center's resources and information document cable's rich heritage, while The Cable Center programs and support help fuel the industry's progress. With physical headquarters in Denver, Colorado, The Center's presence extends wherever cable professionals work and wherever cable customers live. Our industry-wide mission and scope of service serve everyone involved in cable: operators, programmers, vendors, suppliers, professionals, and nonprofit industry organizations, as well as higher education and the general public.

Political Donations
$5,000
2012

Following the advice of the Governor and the Virginia Department of Health, the Democratic Party of Virginia's offices will be closed to the public, due to the coronavirus, until further notice.

$2,500
2012

Senator from Virginia

Transactions
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Discovery, Inc. purchases ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG /Scandanavian Operations from ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE, Permira Advisers LLP, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP

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Cox Enterprises, Inc., Cox Communications, Inc. purchase The Travel Channel LLC from Discovery, Inc., Discovery Holding Co..

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Blade Urban Air Mobility, Inc. provides transport information services through online. It specializes in technology, customer experience, crowdsourced aviation and startups services. The company was founded by Steve Martocci and Robert S. Wiesenthal and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Awards & Honors
2017
The Cable Center - Cable Hall of Fame
Rank #11
2015
Vanity Fair Magazine - Powers That Be
Rank #7
2014
Vanity Fair Magazine - Powers That Be
Events
Speaker
Westin New York at Times Square-New York, NY
2013 UBS Global Media and Communications Conference

Attendee
2013 Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference

The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference is an annual conference hosted and wholly independently funded by private investment firm Allen & Company. The conference has taken place in Sun Valley, Idaho for one week each July since 1983. The conference typically features business leaders, political figures, and major figures in the philanthropic and cultural spheres.

Attendee
Sun Valley, ID, United States
2012 Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference

The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference is an annual conference hosted and wholly independently funded by private investment firm Allen & Company. The conference has taken place in Sun Valley, Idaho for one week each July since 1983. The conference typically features business leaders, political figures, and major figures in the philanthropic and cultural spheres.

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