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Pepperdine University, The George L. Graziadio School of Business and Management, MBA 1997
Business Management
State University of New York at New Paltz, BS 1995
International Relations
Charles University in Prague 1992

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Head, Content & Business Operations, YouTube
Head, Content & Business Operations

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VP, Content
Director, Business Development
Manager, International
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Robert Kyncl

Robert Kyncl is Vice President at Google and Global Head of Content and Business Operations at YouTube where he oversees all business functions such as content, sales, marketing and operations. Previously, Robert was Vice President of Content Acquisitions at Netflix, where he spearheaded the company’s content acquisition for streaming TV shows and movies over the Internet.

Robert frequently speaks at major media events worldwide, delivering keynotes for events including CES, Mipcom, Vidcon, and the Abu Dhabi Media Summit, as well as to senior leadership at NBCU, Warner Music Group, Loreal, UBS, The Producer’s Guild and the BBC among others. Robert has been listed in Variety’s 2012 Dealmakers Impact Report as one of their “disruptors”, Vanity Fair’s 2012 New Establishment List, and Billboard’s 2013 and 2012 Power 100 List. He is 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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