Ryan Chanatry is the General Manager of Topic, First Look Media’s direct to consumer and video streaming service offering, where he’s responsible for programming, development, and content acquisition; business strategy and operations; as well as the P&L, sales, marketing/press, and distribution. Previously, Ryan oversaw First Look’s Audience Development efforts, including acquisition strategy, partnerships, newsletter growth, and paid media. He is a voting member of the Producers Guild of America, Television Academy and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.
Prior to coming 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. Before that he was a 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.