Paul Cheesbrough is the Chief Technology Officer and Head of Direct to Consumer Platforms for Fox Corporation. In this role, he leads the Company’s technology teams and operations and also oversees FOX’s digital strategy and streaming products.
Before the March 2019 spin off of FOX by 21st Century Fox and the establishment of FOX as a standalone public company, Mr. Cheesbrough served as Chief Technology Officer for 21st Century Fox, where he oversaw the Company’s technology operations globally. Prior, he served as Chief Technology Officer for News Corp, overseeing the enterprise technologies and digital products and platforms across the business as well as the technology investment portfolio. In these roles, Mr. Cheesbrough has led significant change and transformation through the implementation of modern technologies using internal teams and a range of established and earlier stage technology partners.
Before joining News Corp, Mr. Cheesbrough served as Chief Information Officer at the Telegraph Media Group, where he pioneered the development of a wide range of new digital products. Earlier, he was the Controller of Digital Media for the BBC, having started his career in IBM’s media division as a software engineer.