Vice President, Business Strategy, Disney & ESPN Media Networks
Jimmy Zasowski is the vice president of business strategy, Disney and ESPN Media Networks. He is responsible for developing and executing distribution strategies for the Disney and ESPN Media Networks, with a focus on maximizing revenue with existing and new affiliate partners; optimizing and standardizing distribution strategies across accounts; developing growth strategies; and consulting with other internal stakeholders in the development of new products, services, and distribution models.
Most recently, Zasowski served as Senior Director, Affiliate Sales, Disney and ESPN Media Networks where he managed multiplatform content distribution and licensing for the Disney, ESPN and ABC portfolio. Zasowski was responsible for contract negotiations and business development functions across Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Cablevision, AT&T, Verizon and several digital media accounts.
Since joining ESPN in 2010, Zasowski has served in various capacities including Business Operations (2010-2011) where he was responsible for the financial planning of Disney and ABC assets. He also previously worked in Business Strategy (2011-2014) where his duties included the development of pricing and sales strategies while also participating in contract negotiations.
Zasowski received both his BS and MBA from Pepperdine University.
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