Tom Christie serves as Chief Operating Officer for Showtime Networks. With over 25 years of service at the Company, Christie leads Showtime Networks’ distribution, sales, affiliate marketing, network operations and new business development teams, and the SHOWTIME® streaming service product group. Additionally, Christie has oversight of the planning and execution of future strategies and new business ventures.
Christie previously served as President, Distribution, Business Development and Network Operations. Under his leadership, Showtime Networks has grown subscribers by 70 percent in the past decade to currently boast over 23 million subscribers through cable, DBS and telco providers. With this oversight, SNI launched a new stand-alone streaming service last year, which is now available through Amazon, Apple®, Google and Roku, as well as through Hulu, Sony PlayStation Vue and Amazon Prime Video.
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