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Ryan Chanatry

General Manager
Topic (First Look Media)

Picture of Ryan ChanatryRyan Chanatry is the General Manager of Topic, First Look Media’s streaming service, where he oversees programming, development, and content licensing, P&L/revenue, business strategy and operations, as well as sales, marketing/press, and distribution. Previously, Ryan oversaw First Look’s Audience Development efforts, including acquisition strategy, partnerships, newsletter growth, and paid media.

He has Executive Produced over forty five series, films, and shorts including Academy Award nominated The Letter Room starring Oscar Isaac; Academy Award shortlisted Call Center Blues; Emmy nominated The Zo; Peabody, duPont-Columbia, and Gotham Award-winning documentary series Philly D.A.; NY Times “What to Watch” pick The Accidental Wolf, directed by Succession’s Arian Moayed and starring Kelli O’Hara; Tribeca selection The Courtroom and more.

Prior to First Look Media, Ryan was Director, Global Marketing Insights at Netflix where he led the team responsible for consumer intelligence and tracking across brand, advertising and social media, as well as strategic creative planning and development. In addition, he worked extensively on Netflix’s international market launches across Europe and Japan.

He joined Netflix in 2013 from Mediacom in Singapore where he was Director, Asia-Pacific Insights & Decisions. Prior to that he was Senior Brand Strategy Consultant at Interbrand in the US, Japan, and Singapore.

Ryan holds a B.S. with honors in Marketing and Human Resources from The Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University.

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