Kevin Reilly is widely cited as a media industry innovator. His track record of championing talent and ideas has yielded some of the most culturally influential programs in television history from The Office, to Glee, to The Sopranos.
Reilly joined WarnerMedia in November 2014 and held a variety of senior positions. As Chief Content Officer of streaming service HBOMax (now MAX), he was tapped from the inception with oversight of the multi-billion-dollar content organization scaling an initial content pipeline of over 130 original series and feature films and assembling over 10,000 hours of programming. As President of TNT, TBS and TruTV, he had oversight of the most profitable entertainment networks in TV where he revitalized the brands with award-winning programming and growth businesses in professional E-sports and podcasting.
Before joining Warner Media, Reilly served as Chairman of Entertainment at FOX – with a record-setting seven consecutive years as America’s #1 network lead by the epic run of American Idol – President of NBC Entertainment, where he introduced a lauded programming slate – including 30 Rock, Friday Night Lights, the Office, and Americas Got Talent – President of Television at talent management company Brillstein-Grey, which became an independent studio powerhouse with the culture-defining hit the Sopranos – and President of Entertainment at the FX Network where a string of successes – The Shield, Nip/Tuck and Rescue Me – transformed the fledging service into a profitable destination brand.
Reilly will launch a new media company in 2024 and is also advising emergent, culturally impactful companies. He serves on the Board of Trustees for the Nature Conservancy of California, where he was previously Chairman. He is also a member of the Los Angeles chapter of the Young Presidents’ Organization. Reilly graduated from Cornell University.