Scott Greenstein

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Scott Greenstein
SiriusXM Preisdent and Chief Content Officer Scott Greenstein.jpg
Born 1959 (age 58–59)
Occupation President and CCO of Sirius XM Radio
Employer Sirius XM Radio
Salary US$3.1 million (2014)[1]

Scott Greenstein (born in 1959)[2] is president and chief content officer of Sirius XM Radio. He leads the programming and advertising sales[3] of the largest radio company by revenue and one of the largest subscription media companies in the world.[4] Since Greenstein joined SiriusXM in 2004, the company’s programming lineup has expanded to include over 140 channels of commercial-free music, sports, news, comedy, talk and entertainment, broadcasting on the company’s satellite platform as well as its online streaming service, SiriusXM Internet Radio.

Under Greenstein, SiriusXM has pioneered many new channels and formats.[5] He also led SiriusXM's signing and renewing of key agreements with the National Football League,[6] Major League Baseball,[7] NASCAR,[8] the National Basketball Association,[9] the National Hockey League[10] and Premier League soccer.[11]

Before SiriusXM, Greenstein was Chairman of USA Films. During his tenure, the studio released numerous films, including Steven Soderbergh's Traffic, Spike Jonze’s Being John Malkovich,[12] Robert Altman’s Gosford Park, and the Coen BrothersThe Man Who Wasn't There. Greenstein also served as Co-President of October Films, where he was instrumental in acquiring, marketing and releasing such films as The Apostle and executive producer Steven Spielberg’s Academy Award-winning documentary The Last Days.

Honors[edit]

In 2006, Greenstein was honored by LIFEbeat, the music industry's charitable organization dedicated to reaching America’s youth with the message of HIV/AIDS prevention.[13]

In 2009, Greenstein was awarded the First Knight of the Royal Order of the Polar Star by the King of Sweden, for his contributions in promoting Swedish music and culture in North America. [14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sitemap - Salary.com
  2. ^ Ross Johnson, "Studio Wars Honed Skills Used to Nab Radio Star," New York Times, October 11, 2004.
  3. ^ "Management Bios - Scott Greenstein", siriusxm.com. Accessed April 22, 2013.
  4. ^ "SiriusXM Corporate Overview", siriusxm.com. Accessed April 22, 2014.
  5. ^ "Sirius Puts Boss On Dial", New York Post. Accessed April 22, 2014.
  6. ^ "SiriusXM Offers Comprehensive Coverage of 2013 NFL Season", Sports Media News Accessed April 22, 2014.
  7. ^ "Sirius XM Radio Extends Major League Baseball Deal for Six Years", The Hollywood Reporter Accessed April 22, 2014.
  8. ^ "Sirius Satellite Radio to Provide Unprecedented NASCAR Driver-to-Pit Crew Race Coverage in 2007" Archived 2014-04-23 at Archive.is, Free Republic Accessed April 22, 2014.
  9. ^ "NBA radio channel to launch Monday", Associated Press Accessed April 22, 2014.
  10. ^ "SiriusXM to stream NHL games on SiriusXM app and online for first time", Sports Media News Accessed April 22, 2014.
  11. ^ "SiriusXM set to launch soccer channel", New York Times Accessed April 22, 2014.
  12. ^ "Beauty leads wide open Oscar field", New York Times Accessed April 22, 2014.
  13. ^ "LIFEbeat Honors Sirius Satellite Radio’s Scott Greenstein," LIFEbeat Annual Report 2006, June 21, 2006, p. 13.
  14. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-08-08. Retrieved 2014-10-11.