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Chief Business Officer, YouTube @
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Male
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Los Angeles
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Robert Kyncl is the Chief Business Officer at YouTube where he oversees all business functions including content, sales, marketing, platforms, access, and strategy. Previously, Robert was Vice President of Content at Netflix, where he spearheaded the company’s content acquisition for streaming TV shows and movies over the Internet.

Robert has been listed in Variety’s 2012 Dealmakers Impact Report as one of their “disruptors”, Vanity Fair’s 2012 & 2013 New Establishment List, Billboard’s Power 100 List in 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015, Billboard’s 2014 International Power Players List and AdWeek’s 2013 “Top 50 Execs Who Make the Wheels Turn.” He has also served as a member of the Paley Center’s Media Council.

In 2012, Robert was honored for his commitment to CoachArt, a local non-profit that provides arts and athletic lessons for children with chronic and life-threatening illnesses.

Robert holds a Masters of Business Administration from Pepperdine University and a B.S. in International Relations from SUNY New Paltz. He resides in Beverly Hills with his wife and two daughters.

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Chief Business Officer, YouTube

Sep 1, 2010 - Current   (about 6 years)
Past
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Company
2003
Sep 1, 2010
VP, Content
2000
2003
Director, Business Development
1999
2000
Manager, International
1998
1999
Film Financing Analyst
1997
1998
Assistant Manager
1995
1997
Talent Agent Assistant

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