Matt Bond serves as Chairman of Content Distribution for NBCUniversal, where he is responsible for overseeing distribution agreements for all NBCUniversal content by multi-channel video providers and new media distributors, including distribution of NBCUniversal’s linear cable and broadcast networks, NBC Local station signals, NBCUniversal’s direct-to-consumer product, Peacock, Free Ad-supported Streaming TV (FAST) Channels, and TV Everywhere, video on demand film and television products.
Bond’s recent efforts have focused on pioneering industry-leading distribution tactics to support both the network television model, streaming service, Peacock, tentpole events like the Olympics and World Cup, as well as NBCUniversal’s TV Everywhere services. Under his leadership, NBCUniversal expanded the reach of Peacock content on partner platforms, including Amazon and Roku, to bring the streaming service to 15 million paid subscribers and 30 million monthly active accounts. Additionally, NBCUniversal secured a deal with Charter Communications to provide up to 12 months of free access to Peacock Premium for millions of Spectrum TV and Internet subscribers in 2021.
Before joining NBCUniversal, Matt Bond was Executive Vice President of Content Acquisition for Comcast Cable, where he was responsible for overseeing the strategic direction of the Company’s content portfolio, including the negotiation of programming agreements for all Comcast cable systems. He also led content acquisition for new media rights and strategic multiplatform initiatives, including On Demand Online, and oversaw the launch of XfinityTV.com.
Prior, Bond served as executive vice president of Distribution for the Yankees Entertainment & Sports Network (YES), and before that, Executive Vice President of Programming at AT&T Broadband and President of Satellite Services, Inc., an AT&T Broadband subsidiary, managing the delivery of video programming services. Previously, he served as executive vice president of Programming for Telecommunications, Inc. (TCI), prior to its merger with AT&T.
Matt Bond holds a B.S.B.A. in Marketing and Finance from the University of Denver and a J.D. from the University of Colorado.