Randy Freer is Chief Executive Officer of Hulu, the leading premium streaming service offering live and on-demand TV and movies, with and without commercials, both in and outside the home. Under Freer’s leadership, Hulu has increased its customer base by over 40% to more than 25 million subscribers, surpassed $1.5 billion in advertising revenue and established the fastest-growing live TV streaming service in the U.S.
Before joining Hulu, Freer served as President and COO of Fox Networks Group where he oversaw revenue, distribution, operations, business development and strategy for all aspects of the Fox Television Group, FX, FOX Sports and National Geographic Partners. Additionally, he was responsible for rights acquisitions and team and league relationships on behalf of FOX Sports.
Prior to that, Freer served as Co-President and COO, FOX Sports Media Group, where he focused on growing and enhancing FOX Sports’ prestigious portfolio of league, conference, and team media rights. In recent years, he oversaw the negotiations that led to long-term agreements with the National Football League, Major League Baseball, NASCAR, and the USGA, as well as with the Pac-12, Big 12, and Big East Conferences. He also played a significant role in Fox’s landmark acquisitions of the World Cup and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
A longtime media business executive, Freer was also at the forefront of the Fox Networks Group’s acquisition of true[X], an engagement and on-demand marketing company which serves as a key component of the company’s non-linear advertising products and services.