A ‘Netflix for Sports’ Wagers on League Deals, Betting to Save Streaming Dreams
Early last year, it looked like DAZN might finally be turning a corner. The streaming company—bankrolled by Ukraine-born billionaire mogul Len Blavatnik—had survived the shutdown of live sports during the pandemic, a near-death experience for a company with the ambition of becoming a global ...
Kevin Mayer - DAZN
Kevin is the DAZN Group Chairman of the Board of Directors, providing strategic direction as the company continues along its aggressive growth trajectory. Driving one of the largest disruptions in the history of social media, Kevin served as the CEO of TikTok and COO of its parent company, ByteDance, in 2020. He was previously Chairman of Disney’s Direct-to-Consumer & International Division. As Chairman, he oversaw the development and successful rollout of Disney+, ESPN+, and Hulu. Kevin also directed ad sales, content sales, and channel distribution globally and international operations. Prior to that role, Kevin served as Chief Strategy Officer for Disney, where he oversaw and executed major acquisitions including Pixar, Marvel, Lucas Film, Bamtech, and 21st Century Fox among others.DAZN Group, the leading global sports streaming platform, today announced Kevin Mayer has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors.