For the last two decades, Doug has held senior executive positions in network and cable TV with additional positions in publishing and consumer goods. Some highlights include:
- Founding team member of the SyFy Channel and National Geographic Wild Networks
- Part of a team which developed and executed the initial fee for carriage model in the TV, video, content distribution business
- Created new ventures, grew existing businesses and led turnarounds to profit
- Developed prototype of an online financial management system for consumers
Doug has served on the board of five public and private for-profit companies and eight not-for-profit organizations (chairperson of two) and raised millions of dollars as well as endowed an infinite scholarship fund at Emerson College.
Doug has been inducted into The History Makers, and selected as a ambassador and delegation leader for People to People Citizen Ambassador Programs in 2010 and 2011.
His specialties are in the cable industry, client relationships, contract negotiations, digital TV, financial management, government regulations, intrapreneurship, legal compliance, local ad sales, marketing, new business development, operations, sales management, strategic planning, TV production, turnarounds and foundation management.