Josh Sapan

Josh Sapan is President and CEO of AMC Networks, which own and operates leading entertainment brands: AMC, BBC AMERICA, IFC, SundanceTV and WE tv; AMC Studios; feature film labels IFC Films and Sundance Selects; and AMC Networks International, the company’s global division. Sapan is credited with building some of television’s most critically acclaimed shows including: “Mad Men,” “Breaking Bad,” “The Walking Dead,” “Fear the Walking Dead,” “Better Call Saul,” “Doctor Who,” “Orphan Black,” “Planet Earth II,” and independent films including the Oscar®-nominated 45 Years and Oscar® and Golden Globe®-winning Boyhood.

Mr. Sapan is a member of the Executives Branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences (AMPAS) and serves on numerous boards, including the American Film Institute (AFI), the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA), The Paley Center for Media, the Museum of the Moving Image, People for the American Way, and WNYC Radio.