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Tom Christie

Showtime Networks, Inc.
Chief Operating Officer
Tom Christie serves as Chief Operating Officer for Showtime Networks (SNI). He reports to David Nevins, Chief Creative Officer, CBS Corporation, Chairman And Chief Executive Officer, Showtime Networks Inc. With over 25 years of service at the Company, Christie leads Showtime Networks’ distribution, sales, affiliate marketing, network operations and new business development teams, and the SHOWTIME® streaming service product group. Additionally, Christie has oversight of the planning and execution of future strategies and new business ventures.

Christie previously served as President, Distribution, Business Development and Network Operations. Under his leadership, Showtime Networks has grown subscribers by over 60 percent in the past decade to currently boast over 27 million subscribers through cable, DBS, telco and streaming providers. With this oversight, in 2015, Showtime Networks launched a stand-alone streaming service, which is now available through Amazon, Apple®, Google, LG Smart TVs, Oculus Go, Roku®, Samsung Smart TVs and Xbox One. Since its launch, the service has grown consistently, averaging growth of more than 1 million streaming subscribers per year.

Christie previously served as Executive Vice President, Sales and Affiliate Marketing for Sundance Channel, and Vice President of National Accounts, Western Region for Showtime Networks.

Christie holds an A.B. from Princeton University and an M.B.A. from The Tuck School at Dartmouth College.

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