Marc DeBevoise is an accomplished leader with a wide-ranging experience in the direct-to-consumer, media and technology industries, most recently as the CEO of ViacomCBS Digital and Chief Digital Officer of ViacomCBS. He is currently an Executive-in-Residence at Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments (BDMI), the venture capital fund of this major, global media company and serves on the board of Limelight Networks (NASDAQ: LLNW), a leading provider of edge cloud, content delivery and security computing services, in addition to serving on the Advisory Board of Antenna Group. During his almost 10 years with CBS and ViacomCBS, he helped lead the company through the mobile, social and streaming revolutions to become a major player in direct-to-consumer streaming and a top 10 U.S. Internet company. Prior to that, DeBevoise served as President & COO, CBS Interactive, overseeing the digital strategy and operations for all 25+ of the company’s industry-leading brands including the digital businesses of the CBS Television Network.
Earlier in his career he was the SVP of Digital Media, Business Development and Strategy for premium subscription service Starz, held various roles in both Digital Media and Business Development at NBC Universal, and was in the Technology, Media & Telecommunications Investment Banking Group at JPMorgan (originally Hambrecht & Quist). DeBevoise received his M.B.A. with distinction in Entertainment, Media & Technology and Finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business and his B.A. in Economics and Computer Science from Tufts University.