Paul Yanover was appointed president of Fandango in October 2012, leading the company's overall business, and focusing on significantly growing its original content offerings across mobile, tv and the web, as well as expanding strategic partnerships with the movie studios, driving social engagement and building on Fandango's strong e-commerce foundation.
Before being named to his post at Fandango, Yanover served as executive vice president and managing director of Disney Online, the entertainment and lifestyle digital product group of the Disney Interactive Media Group where he oversaw all Disney-branded strategic, creative, technical, and marketing initiatives on the internet and mobile web, from Disney.com to Disney's suite of premium digital products including online games, virtual worlds and streaming service Disney Movies Online. He also led development of Disney’s network of family targeted sites including Family.com, FamilyFun.com,
Kaboose.com, and Babyzone.com and drove unprecedented engagement with consumers and advertisers across multiple platforms, including video streams and mobile content delivery. Yanover began his career with Disney at Walt Disney Feature Animation, ultimately becoming vice president of technology and digital production for the division, and also served as senior vice president of Disney Parks & Resorts Online, overseeing the ecommerce business across Disney's resorts and theme parks.
Most recently, he was the head of Lookout Interactive Media, a consulting practice in the digital media, entertainment and technology space serving both established media companies and early-stage startups. He also served as interim-CEO and executive chairman of Examiner.com, where he remains a member of the board.
Executive Vice President, Digital Ad Sales
NBCUniversal Digital Entertainment
Scott Schiller is the executive vice president of digital advertising sales for NBCUniversal Digital Entertainment. Schiller oversees digital advertising sales for the company's broadcast, cable and entertainment lifestyle brands, which include: NBC.com, Fandango, EOnline.com, DailyCandy, Bravotv.com, USA.com, Syfy.com, Oxygen.com, G4TV.com, AccessHollywood.com, Television Without Pity, and the partnership with Comcast's Xfinity.com
portal. Schiller was recently EVP, Digital Advertising Sales for NBCUniversal's Entertainment & Digital Networks and Integrated Media (E&DN/IM).
Prior to joining Comcast/NBCU in 2009, Schiller was executive vice president of global marketing and the original Chief Revenue Officer of Glam Media. He has more than 30 years of marketing, sales management, start-up and media experience, having held positions at iconic worldwide entertainment brands such as: AOL, Disney, MTV Networks, Prodigy and Sony.
He is a founder and four-time board member of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), and was its first vice chairman. Scott currently serves as the commission chair for the IAB’s digital media sales certification program.
Schiller earned his BA in economics from Cornell University and leads the Career Connections Committee for its College of Arts and Sciences. He has an MBA in marketing/finance from the JL Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, where created and led a class in Managing Interactive Media. Additionally, he is a member of the New Media Committee for Lincoln Center in New York.
A lifelong resident of New York City (that makes him a Yankee fan), he currently lives on the Upper West Side of Manhattan with his wife, two teenage boys, and their dog, Ginger.