Los Angeles, CA – April 29, 2021 – Fox Corporation (Nasdaq: FOXA, FOX) today announced the appointment of Steve Chung as Chief Growth Officer. In this newly created role, he will lead the Company’s focus on identifying and developing new digital business opportunities across existing and emerging growth categories. Chung, who joined FOX in 2018 as Chief Digital Officer for FOX Television Stations, will report to Chief Technology Officer and President of Digital Paul Cheesbrough.
Cheesbrough commented: “The appointment of Steve into this role underscores our continued focus on investing in and developing growth-oriented digital businesses. Steve’s business acumen, digital expertise and industry experience make him the ideal person to identify emerging new opportunities and enhance our current initiatives.”
Chung added: “I am honored and incredibly excited to take on this new role at FOX during a critical time amidst rapid changes in the media and technology landscape.”
Before joining FOX, Chung served as CEO of Frankly Inc., a publicly listed San Francisco-based media software-as-a-service company he founded and incubated from Stanford University’s StartX accelerator. Chung began his career at Goldman Sachs as an analyst in New York and earlier served as a Silicon Valley-based venture capitalist for BRV Ventures. He received his MBA from Stanford University and his A.B. from Harvard University.
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