Wed, September 29, 2021
Tony Goncalves is EVP and Chief Revenue Officer, WarnerMedia, overseeing U.S. advertising sales, networks and HBO Max distribution, home entertainment and content licensing. He is also responsible for Otter Media, a leader in fan-centric, digital-first entertainment with a portfolio of digital media brands including, Fullscreen, Crunchyroll, VRV, Rooster Teeth, Gunpowder & Sky and Hello Sunshine. Goncalves was named to this position in August, 2020.
Prior to his current position, Goncalves was serving in a dual role at WarnerMedia as CEO of Otter Media and overseeing the development of HBO Max. Before his role at WarnerMedia, Goncalves served as head of Strategy and Business Development for AT&T, leading the company’s entry into OTT with DIRECTV NOW and overseeing the Otter Media relationship with The Chernin Group.
Goncalves held a number of roles at DIRECTV before joining AT&T. He founded and led the company's digital products division, reporting to CEO Mike White, and spearheaded the shift to mobile video and innovation outside the traditional content distribution space, including the launch of the NFL Sunday Ticket OTT product.
Goncalves serves on the Advisory Board of his alma mater, the Iona College Hagan School of Business, is a member of the CommonSense Media NY Advisory Council, a nonprofit dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world of media and technology, and a supporter of Upwardly Global, a grassroots organization based in NY that assists skilled immigrants in securing work in the US.