Vice President HBO
Rebekah Dopp is Senior Vice President, Advanced Services for CBS. She is responsible for directing the evolution of CBS’ portfolio of media assets and increasing revenue across all digital and emerging platforms. Her team stewards the execution of all TV Everywhere initiatives across the CBS portfolio and manages the execution of Video On Demand. She is charged with identifying, creating and implementing multi-platform strategies, and assisting in negotiations of complex agreements. She serves as department expert in technology and the rapidly-evolving digital multichannel space. She assumed this role in November 2014.
Prior to her current position, Dopp was Vice President, Global Technology Business Management, for Home Box Office, Inc (HBO). She reported directly to the CTO and led the teams responsible for cross-group coordination, program management, technology vendor relationships and overall status communication for the Digital Products division (HBO GO & Cinemax GO). In addition, Dopp negotiated technology agreements, managed strategic vendor relationships and managed the P&L across all technology departments at HBO.
Dopp joined HBO in 2001 and held several leadership positions in the Affiliate Relations, responsible for account management and domestic network distribution. She moved to the technology group in 2007 as vice president, Business Initiatives and Strategy, where she was tapped to create and lead a department embedded in the technology organization dedicated to bringing new business initiatives and products to fruition. In that role, she managed strategic vendor alliances and negotiated contracts with domestic and international technology vendors and affiliates, executing deals in support of DRM, stream management and optimization for HBO GO, as well as closed captioning, transcoding and encryption services for linear and non-linear distribution. Her team also led program management in various projects including the launch and implementation of HBO GO and the expansion of HBO on Demand to ten times the current library.
Dopp is very passionate about her work in the non-profit sector. She serves as chairman of the board for the Child Abuse Prevention Program (CAPP) and on the board of trustees for The New York Foundling. She served on the board of directors for the Lincoln Square Neighborhood Center in New York City. She has also done pro-bono work for The Taproot Foundation, a non-profit firm that pairs professionals with non-profit organizations. In August 2014, she participated in ringing the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange in honor of her non-profit work.
Dopp holds a Bachelor’s degree with a Finance concentration from The College of William & Mary and completed the CTAM U. executive management program at the Harvard Business School. She is a fellow of the Betsy Magness Leadership Institute and a recipient of the 2014 Bravo! Outstanding Achievements Award from the Chesterfield Public Education Foundation.
Dopp lives with her daughter Reese, son Teddy, and their hound dog Arley on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.