Jimmy Zasowski leads distribution strategy and business affairs for Disney’s media networks, direct-to-consumer, theatrical and home entertainment businesses. As distribution models continue to rapidly evolve, he and his team are responsible for deal analysis, strategic planning and developing growth strategies. This includes assessing and evaluating various opportunities in the marketplace to advance the company’s network priorities with the ultimate goal of acquiring and retaining subscribers for Disney’s entire portfolio. In addition, he works in close collaboration with sales on platform negotiations in the U.S. and globally and plays a pivotal role in bringing the company’s direct-to-consumer streaming services – Disney+, ESPN+, Hulu and Star+ – to a wide-range of platforms. A seasoned Disney executive who joined the company in 2009, Zasowski has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Pepperdine University and he also received a Master of Business Administration degree from Pepperdine’s Graziadio Business School.