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Launched in January 2015 as a soccer streaming service, FuboTV pivoted to an all-sports service in 2017 and then to a virtual multichannel video programming distributor model.

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Mike Berkley named CPO at fuboTV

Mike Berkley named CPO at fuboTV

TV streaming platform fuboTV has announced the appointment of Mike Berkley as Chief Product Officer. Mr. Berkeley will oversee all of the company’s product strategy and development, and will report to CEO David Gandler. “Following our recent public offering, we are primed to take fuboTV to the next phase of our evolution, of which product and technology will play an even bigger role,” said Mr. Gandler. “One of our goals is to leverage data and consumer insights to build a more sophisticated live TV streaming platform that integrates video content and interactivity. Mike has the right skill set to help get us there - he’s led product development for some of the world’s biggest media companies while also building from scratch entirely new businesses for companies, like Spotify, and as a tech founder. I’m thrilled to welcome Mike to fuboTV.” Mr. Berkeley has more than 20 years of experience in the product space, including the last 10 years working in the development of streaming video and TV. He most recently served as Chief Product Officer at Axios, and has previously held product management positions at Moviepass, Viacom and Comcast. “I am very excited to join fuboTV at this pivotal moment for the company,” said Mr. Berkley. “We are well-positioned to accelerate growth by introducing new product experiences that take advantage of our sports-first content offering, proprietary platform and renowned video tech. The potential for casual gaming and wagering as part of the live sports viewing experience is especially compelling. I love the company’s ambition.”

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Laura Onopchenko appointed to fuboTV Board of Directors

Laura Onopchenko appointed to fuboTV Board of Directors

TV streaming platform fuboTV has announced Laura Onopchenko has been appointed as an independent director on its board of directors, effective immediately. Ms. Onopchenko is the Chief Financial Officer at car sharing company Getaround, and former CFO at NerdWallet. “I’m looking forward to the expertise Laura, who has led finance for disruptive companies during periods of high growth, will bring to our team,” said fuboTV co-founder and CEO David Gandler. “I am thrilled to welcome Laura to fuboTV’s board of directors.” Ms. Onopchenko is a financial executive with more than 25 years of experience, particularly working with high growth companies. She joined Getaround from NerdWallet in September 2020, having helped the latter company to surpass $100 million in annual revenue, and sustain profitability. “I'm excited to join fuboTV on its journey to enable consumers to access sports and entertainment both ubiquitously and cost effectively,” said Ms. Onopchenko. “I look forward to being a part of the growth of fuboTV at this exciting time.”

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fuboTV Announces Gina DiGioia Sheldon as General Counsel

fuboTV Announces Gina DiGioia Sheldon as General Counsel

Sports-focused live TV streaming provider fuboTV has named Gina DiGioia Sheldon to fill the newly-created role of general counsel and corporate secretary. Ms. Sheldon will oversee all the company’s legal affairs from her base in New York, and report to CEO David Gandler. She will also be heavily involved in the public listing of fuboTV, which merged with FaceBank Group, Inc. earlier in 2020. “Gina’s appointment comes at a pivotal time in fuboTV’s growth and I am thrilled to welcome her to the company,” said Mr. Gandler. “Her extensive experience in the media industry helping companies close transactions and diversify their business lines makes her a great asset as fuboTV prepares to enter the next growth stage.” Ms. Sheldon boasts more than 20 years of leadership and legal experience, and arrives at fuboTV from her position as U.S. general counsel and chief operations officer for tech company Fiizy. She has served as general counsel at both public and private media companies, with experience across corporate and commercial transactions. “I am very excited to join fuboTV,” said Ms. Sheldon. “I am impressed with the strength of the leadership team’s vision and look forward to serving as a key partner to achieve objectives and to protect the interests of the company and its stakeholders.”

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fuboTV Names Diana Horowitz as Senior Vice President of Advertising Sales

fuboTV Names Diana Horowitz as Senior Vice President of Advertising Sales

Sports-focused live TV streaming provider fuboTV announced the appointment of Diana Horowitz as the company's first-ever SVP of Ad Sales. fuboTV, which launched in 2015 as a soccer streaming provider, has since evolved now, providing a wide array of sporting as well as news and entertainment content. As SVP of Ad Sales, Horowitz will manage the advertising sales team, ad operations and overall sales strategy, for both fuboTV and linear channel fubo Sports Network. fuboTV has seen strong ad revenue growth in recent years, increasing 201% year over year in 2019, and Horowitz will look to continue the trend by growing the compaby's direct and programmatic relationships. She will be based out of New York City and report directly to fuboTV Co-founder and CEO David Gandler. "I've known Diana since our days at Scripps Network Interactive and am thrilled she has joined fuboTV to lead our national ad sales and ad operations," said Gandler. "Advertising is a growing revenue stream for fuboTV alongside subscriptions. I'm confident Diana will help us build a complete ad sales operation that offers brands multiple opportunities to engage with our streaming platform and our original programming." Horowitz brings over a decade of media and advertising experience to the team at fuboTV. She previously held senior media roles at IBM, Comcast, Scripts Network Interactive, and The New York Times and will look to leverage her experience here to continue to push fuboTV's growth. "I am thrilled to be joining fuboTV at this incredibly exciting time for the company and the media industry," said Horowitz. "A leader in media innovation since its inception, fubo provides an unparalleled platform for advertisers to reach a highly engaged audience in a premium connected television environment. fuboTV's powerful combination of premium channels and programming, coupled with industry-leading advertising technology and targeting capabilities, makes it uniquely positioned for growth in today's rapidly transforming media landscape, where CTV has become the primary screen."

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