Travis Howe

Travis Howe

Senior Vice President, Platform Ad Sales Strategy & Global Operations

Travis Howe is senior vice president, Platform Ad Sales Strategy & Global Operations at ESPN. In this role, Howe is responsible for establishing the go-to-market strategy for ESPN’s digital advertising business moving forward to enhance the overall ESPN Platform. He and his team work closely with the sales marketing, product and technology teams, and is based in the company’s New York office.

Previous to ESPN, Howe served as the executive vice president and general manager of global platform solutions at Mediaocean. Throughout his tenure, Howe led the company’s go-to-market, cross-platform strategy, sales and client services supporting digital, cross-media and television ad sales revenue and technology for global media, entertainment and publisher companies.

Prior to Mediaocean, Howe was senior vice president, head of digital ad sales for the Americas at Sony, where he oversaw Sony’s digital entertainment division across Sony Pictures Entertainment, Sony Pictures Television, Sony Music and PlayStation. His previous roles include consulting, operational strategy and change management at Accenture.

Howe currently serves as an executive member of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), as well as for The Paley Center. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Lighthouse Guild and Chairman of the Music School Advisory Board. He graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder with a double major in finance and international business.

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