ROBERT HAYES

Chief Business Officer, New Ventures

ROBERT HAYES

Chief Business Officer, New Ventures

Rob Hayes joined Dow Jones in 2021 as Chief Business Officer, New Ventures. In this role he oversees growth across Dow Jones’s franchises by driving emerging businesses and platforms, such as audio, video, events, strategic partnerships and gaming. 

Rob has more than two decades of experience in global digital business transformation and innovation. Previously, he was Executive Vice President, NBC Entertainment & PEACOCK and at NBCUniversal and helped lead the launch of NBC’s streaming service, as well as its digital transformation.

Prior to NBCUniversal, Rob was Senior Vice President & General Manager, Digital Media at Showtime Networks Inc., where he led the network’s international and digital businesses, developing multi-platform on-demand video subscription platforms and services. He began his career at HBO, launching its first international premium television channels in Central Europe and Asia.