Kristin Dolan is Chief Executive Officer of AMC Networks, the global entertainment company known for its popular and award-winning content and brands.
A seasoned executive with more than 30 years of media and entertainment experience, Ms. Dolan has served in a number of leadership roles throughout her career, most recently as Chief Executive Officer of 605, the audience measurement and data analytics firm she founded in 2016, where she led all day-to-day business operations including key client relationships, product development, sales, research, finance, legal and marketing.
Prior to founding 605 and serving as its CEO, Ms. Dolan spent 16 years in various operating roles at Cablevision Systems Corporation, the country’s 6th largest MVPD, including as Chief Operating Officer. In this role, she led all aspects of the company’s cable operations with oversight of more than 10,000 employees spanning Sales, Customer Service, Field Service, Programming, Marketing, Product Management and Human Resources. She also had oversight of Cablevision Media Sales, the company’s advertising sales division, which was widely recognized for its pioneering data strategy that paved the way for an audience-driven approach to television advertising. Ms. Dolan was a key member of the leadership team that oversaw Cablevision’s 2016 sale to Altice USA for $17.7B, the highest revenue multiple in the history of telecom, and helped to lead the subsequent transition.
Prior to Cablevision, Ms. Dolan held various marketing roles at AMC Networks (then known as Rainbow Media), including in Affiliate Marketing and Distribution, where she began her career in 1989.
Ms. Dolan also serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Sphere Entertainment and The Wendy’s Company (as well as on Wendy’s Audit and Tech Committees).
Ms. Dolan has received numerous industry recognitions including being named a Cable TV Pioneer and a Multichannel News Wonder Woman and is a recipient of the NCTA Vanguard Award for Distinguished Leadership.