John Skipper

President, ESPN

John Skipper is president of ESPN and co-chairman of Disney Media Networks. In 15 years with ESPN, Skipper has been a key architect of ESPN’s growth. He has played leadership roles overseeing the company’s television, digital, print, and advertising sales initiatives. Under his leadership, ESPN has set records for television ratings and digital consumption and has negotiated several major rights agreements with the NFL, NBA, Major League Baseball, the BCS, FIFA, the Masters Tournament, the British Open, the USTA, Wimbledon, and several college conferences.

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