Kent Rees

Sling Freestream

Picture of Kent ReesKent Rees is the GM for Sling Freestream and International, responsible for the day-to-day management of the Freestream platform, building off his career as an industry-leading brand builder and marketing strategist.   He most recently was the GM and CMO of FAST Studios, owners and operators of two sports based FAST channels. Prior to that, Kent was Chief Marketing Officer for Pop TV, where he was responsible for all aspects of marketing and digital including the successful launch of the Pop App and record-breaking ratings for Schitt’s Creek in season 4 and 5.

Prior to Pop, Kent was General Manager of Pivot, the first ever entirely pro-social cable network and a brand he helped build from scratch.

Other highlights include: the IFC rebrand to “Always On, Slightly Off”, several YouTube and OTT start-ups and the launch of The Bachelor on ABC.

Kent went to NYU and is a former Promax BDA board member. When not marketing content, Rees can be found watching his beloved hometown Minnesota Vikings or listening to Bob Dylan.

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