Tom Ryan

President & CEO, Streaming at Paramount

Tom Ryan is President & CEO, Streaming at ViacomCBS where he oversees the company's global streaming strategy, including CBS All Access, relaunching as Paramount+ in early 2021, and Pluto TV. Previously, Tom served as CEO and Co-Founder of Pluto TV, the leading free streaming television service in America which carries and programs more than 250 live channels and thousands of on-demand movies and TV shows in partnership with over 200 major TV networks, movie studios, publishers, and digital media companies. Each month over 36 million viewers worldwide tune in to watch premium news, TV shows, movies, sports, live events, cartoons, and trending digital series on mobile, web, and living room devices. Pluto TV is a top free app on Roku, Amazon Fire TV and Android mobile, and also powers built-in streaming television services on Vizio, LG and Samsung smart TVs.

Earlier in his career, Tom served as CEO of Threadless (a popular crowdsourced design and e-commerce company), SVP of Digital Strategy at EMI Music as well as co-founder of Cductive (an early digital music retailer that he merged with eMusic).

He holds an AB from Dartmouth College and an MBA from INSEAD in France.



  • President & CEO, Streaming

    2020 - present