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Roger Lynch
CEO at Condé Nast

Profile

Roger Lynch is the CEO of Condé Nast, a global media company producing the highest
quality content with a footprint of more than 1 billion consumers in 31 markets worldwide
through print, digital, video and social platforms. The company’s portfolio includes many
of the world’s most respected and influential media properties including Vogue, Vanity
Fair, Glamour, Self, GQ, The New Yorker, Condé Nast Traveler/Traveller, Allure, AD,
Bon Appétit, and Wired, among others. Condé Nast Entertainment was launched in
2011 to develop film, television and premium digital video programming.


Prior to joining Condé Nast in April of 2019, Lynch served as President and CEO of
Pandora, the U.S.’s largest streaming music service. While at Pandora, Lynch quickly
refocused the business on key growth, transformation and investment initiatives to
accelerate revenue and generate positive returns. Under his leadership in 2018,
Pandora doubled its prior year’s revenue growth rate and grew subscription revenue
nearly 50%. As a result, Pandora’s share price grew 68% in 2018, higher than all but
two companies in the S&P 500.


Previously, as the founding CEO of Sling TV, Lynch led the creation, launch and scaling
of Sling TV, the No. 1 U.S. over-the-top television service that delivers the best of live
sports, news and entertainment to broadband-connected devices. Sling TV earned
numerous awards for its launch at the 2015 International CES, including the show’s top
honors – “Best of CES 2015, Overall Winner.”


Prior to joining DISH, Lynch served as Chairman and CEO of Video Networks
International, Ltd., an IPTV technology company in the United Kingdom. While at Video
Networks he won an Emmy for Scamp, an on-demand children’s channel, and a BAFTA
(British Academy of Film and The Arts) for V:MX, a collection of on-demand music video
channels. He also previously served as President and CEO of Chello Broadband N.V., a
broadband Internet service provider with operations in ten European countries.


Previously, Lynch was a technology investment banker with Morgan Stanley in New
York, Silicon Valley and London. He began his career as a member of the physics
technical staff at the Hughes Aircraft Company.


Lynch currently serves on the Board of Directors of Condé Nast, Mattel, Inc. and Quibi,
LLC, and is a member of the Board of Overseers of the Tuck School at Dartmouth
College and the Board of Councilors of the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and
Sciences at the University of Southern California. He received his Master of Business
Administration with the highest distinction from the Tuck School of Business at
Dartmouth College and his Bachelor of Science in Physics from the University of
Southern California.

Agenda Sessions

  • Fireside Chat: Leading through a crisis

    15:05

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