As Senior Vice President of Development & Operations for Discovery Digital Networks, Nathan Brown guides business strategy and audience growth, in addition to overseeing operational responsibilities, for Discovery Digital Networks, Discovery Communications’ web-native division, and Discovery VR. Under the Seeker and SourceFed brands, Discovery connects with millennial audiences through daily shows, weekly series, web docs and live online events – generating more than 300 million monthly streams.
Prior to joining Discovery in April 2016, Brown served as the Senior Vice President & General Manager of Video atThe Huffington Post– overseeing all areas of global video, TV and film, including development, production, programming, distribution and monetization. During his tenure withThe Huffington Post, he was responsible for exponential growth in production output and audience size. Brown previously held the position of General Manager of Video & TV at Complex Media, where he oversaw original and branded content from news and pop culture to style and gaming. Early in his career, he co-founded Rehab Media, an award-winning film company producing short- and long-form videos, branded entertainment, commercials, music videos and documentaries.
Throughout the past several years, Brown has shared his expertise at a variety of top industry events – from CES to Playlist Live and his work has been lauded with numerous awards, including Digiday and Webby honors. An active member of his community, Brown is Founding Board President of the Young Patrons Club of the San Francisco Film Society, as well as a board member of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
Brown divides his time between Discovery’s San Francisco and New York City offices.