Our Executive Team
Senior Vice President, Talent & Organization
Shannon Sullivan is the Senior Vice President of Talent & Organization at Hulu where she is responsible for all aspects of Human Resources operations including talent acquisition and management, internal communications, people analytics and workplace experience. During her time at Hulu, Shannon has been instrumental in building and implementing Hulu’s core talent systems, from performance management and compensation to team member learning and development.
Prior to joining Hulu in 2012, Shannon served as a Principal at Axiom Consulting Partners where she worked with business leaders to design, implement and measure the ongoing effectiveness of a variety of talent-focused strategies and programs. Before that, Sullivan worked as a Senior Associate at Mercer Consulting’s Human Capital Business focusing on the development and implementation of employee reward philosophies and programs.
Sullivan holds a B.A. in Organizational Studies and Spanish from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor where she graduated Magna Cum Laude.
President of Hulu
Kelly Campbell serves as President of Hulu, where she manages Hulu’s suite of on demand and live streaming businesses within Disney Direct-to-Consumer & International.
Campbell previously served as Chief Marketing Officer of Hulu where she led Hulu’s overall marketing across the SVOD and Live TV businesses. Campbell led a team of marketers who were responsible for creating and executing initiatives across brand, creative, subscriber growth, entertainment publicity, consumer research and viewer experience. As CMO, Campbell worked closely with the company’s technology, distribution, content and product leaders to ensure that Hulu’s consumer proposition and brand was reflected in every aspect of the Hulu experience.
Prior to joining Hulu, Campbell served as Managing Director of Global Growth Marketing for Google Cloud and was responsible for driving awareness, acquisition and same-store growth for Google Cloud products. Campbell also held multiple senior marketing roles at Google during her decade-long career there. Before that, Campbell worked in investment banking for JPMorgan Chase.
Campbell has earned several accolades for leading Hulu’s marketing efforts, including being honored as one of Business Insider’s Most Innovative CMOs, Cynopsis Media’s Top Women in Digital Media, AdAge’s Women to Watch and FierceCable’s The Fierce 50: Executives Reshaping the Business of PayTV. Most recently, she was awarded a spot on Forbes’ Most Influential Global CMOs list for embracing transparency in influencer marketing.
Campbell holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor of science degree from Vanderbilt University.
Chief Data Officer
Jaya Kolhatkar serves as Hulu’s Chief Data Officer, overseeing customer intelligence and all data and analytics related efforts at Hulu. In her role, Kolhatkar is responsible for elevating Hulu’s customer intelligence, implementing strong data governance and driving a culture of objective, data-driven decision making across the company. As CDO, Kolhatkar manages a team of more than 100 across strategic analytics, data engineering, data science and business intelligence.
Prior to joining Hulu, Kolhatkar served as the SVP of Global Data and Analytics Platforms at WalmartLabs where she built data and analytic platforms that provided data and tools for making business decisions at Walmart Inc. Kolhatkar joined WalmartLabs in 2013 as part of the acquisition of predictive analytics firm, Inkiru, where she was the Chief Analytics Officer and co-founder.
Before WalmartLabs, Kolhatkar worked in analytics roles at PayPal, eBay and Amazon.
Kolhatkar holds a Master of Business Administration from Villanova University and is based in Los Angeles, CA.
Chief Technology Officer
Dan Phillips serves as Chief Technology Officer of Hulu where he is responsible for leading Hulu’s technical and product strategy to drive innovation for consumers and partners. In this role, Phillips oversees Hulu’s entire Technology and Product organization, spanning engineering, data center operations, network and broadcast operations, information technology, and program management, as well as product management, user experience and product development.
Prior to joining Hulu, Phillips served as Chief Operating Officer at TiVo, where he oversaw the technology and research organizations during a time of incredible growth and transformation. Phillips played an instrumental role during this transition and built processes and restructured the web development, IT, and research organizations to focus on business objectives and the customer. Prior to his time at TiVo, Phillips held roles at Trados / Uniscape and Crossworlds Software.
Phillips holds a BS in Computer Information Systems and Accounting from Humboldt State University. He has published several papers with NASA and was granted a patent for his work on expanded object models.
Senior Vice President, Head of Advertising Sales
Peter Naylor is the SVP and Head of Advertising Sales at Hulu where he oversees all sales and operations teams driving the company’s billion-dollar advertising business. Under Naylor’s leadership, Hulu’s sales team has significantly expanded its offerings for brands, introducing new interactive ad units and alternate ad solutions, and deeper data and analytics. Within his tenure, Naylor has secured some of the largest brand partnership deals in the history of Hulu while leading the comprehensive enhancement of Hulu’s ad-product and ad-tech operations. Naylor has also been the leading force in delivering solutions for measurement in the OTT space, achieving complete measurement of viewership in OTT and launching the industry’s first closed-loop attribution tool.
Prior to Hulu, Naylor was an EVP of Digital Media Sales for NBCUniversal (NBCU) where he ran digital advertising sales for NBCU’s entertainment, news and sports digital properties. Before NBCU, Naylor served as the SVP of Sales for the iVillage Properties, which was acquired by NBCU in May 2006. Prior to joining iVillage, he served as Vice President of Sales for Terra Lycos. He started his internet sales career at Wired Digital.
In the advertising community, Naylor is on the Board of Directors for the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), in which he served as the Chairman in 2012 and was named the founding chairman for the IAB’s Video Center of Excellence in 2014. He is also on the Board of Directors for the Ad Council, the IRTS Foundation and the TD Foundation, an not-for-profit organization that provides aid to children of wounded warriors. Naylor previously sat on the board of the Online Publishers’ Association for more than 10 years, serving as Treasurer from 2010 to 2013.
Naylor has earned several accolades for leading Hulu’s advertising platform, including being honored as one of Variety’s Digital Innovators pushing the boundaries of media and one of the 50 Most Indispensable Executives in Media by Adweek. He was also recognized in 2020 as Digiday’s Video Executive of the Year.
Senior Vice President, Originals
Craig is Senior Vice President of Originals, who leads original series development & strategy. Since joining in April 2014, he has overseen the straight-to-series orders for Hulu’s premium slate of originals including the Emmy® and Golden Globe Award®-winning The Handmaid’s Tale, the first-ever series on a streaming service to take home both awards in the drama series category; as well as Casual, Hulu’s first Golden Globe-nominated comedy series hailing from Oscar®-nominated director Jason Reitman. With over 20 years of experience in television development, Craig previously served as the EVP of Warner Horizon Television (WHTV), a division of Warner Bros. Television Group, where he oversaw development, production and business operations. Before joining WHTV, he served as EVP of Programming at FOX Broadcasting Company for 12 years where he was instrumental in the development of hit series such as 24, House, Prison Break and The O.C.
Gaude Lydia Paez
Senior Vice President, Head of Corporate Communications
Gaude Paez is Senior Vice President and Head of Corporate Communications at Hulu, where she leads the team responsible for all external communications efforts in support of Hulu’s brand, strategy, market position and overall business growth.
Ms. Paez joined Hulu in April 2016 from Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX), where she served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications & Digital Publicity for the network. In this role, she was responsible for CEO communications, as well as corporate positioning and issues management around network performance, executive leadership, program development, marketing, digital initiatives, audience strategy and research. She joined FOX in March 2009 as Vice President, Corporate Communications.
Prior to that, Ms. Paez served in senior communications roles at Yahoo!, where she oversaw strategic communications for the company’s search advertising business; television startup Veoh Networks and global public relations agency Burson-Marsteller. She began her career at New York-based Bozell Sawyer Miller Group (now Weber Shandwick), where she provided corporate communications and investor relations services to Fortune 500 clients.
Ms. Paez holds a B.A. in Psychology from Harvard University and resides in Sherman Oaks, CA with her husband, Jeff.
Senior Vice President, Finance
Rojeh Avanesian is the Senior Vice President of Finance at Hulu and leads all aspects of finance operations for the company, including annual operating plans, long range plans, forecasting, capital allocation, business case analyses, cash flow and debt management, compliance, as well as internal and external reporting.
Prior to joining Hulu in 2016, Avanesian served as the Chief Revenue Officer of Whalerock Industries. In that role, he was responsible for all revenue streams in the digital sector of the business and managed performance marketing, digital ad sales, and business analytics teams. Before that, he was the CFO at Pricegrabber, where his role was expanded to manage all sales functions including business development, traffic acquisition, and display media sales. Avanesian has also served in executive positions at MyLife Inc. (formerly known as Reunion.com), Yahoo! Inc., and myCIO.com, and began his career in finance and accounting roles at 3COM, Hewlett-Packard and the Clorox Company.
Avanesian holds an MBA with Honors from Santa Clara University and a B.S. in Finance & Accounting from San Jose State University. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and three children.
Senior Vice President, Business Development and Operations
Annie Luo is Senior Vice President, Business Development and Operations, responsible for driving expansion efforts and relationships with partners and connecting business operations across the organization. Prior to joining Hulu, Annie worked at McKinsey & Company, where she was a founding member for their Consumer Tech & Media practice, leading operations and strategic alliances globally. She spent six years as the Head of Media, Entertainment, and Information practice at the World Economic Forum and held various roles across the top media brands including BBC Worldwide (Asia), CNBC, and Bloomberg Media Group. She holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Institut Européen d’Administration (INSEAD) and a Master of Arts degree in International Relations from Boston University. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two children.
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Chadwick Ho is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Hulu. Chad oversees the company’s legal, business affairs, and regulatory matters, including corporate governance and operations, compliance, mergers and acquisitions, business transactions, intellectual property, litigation and public policy. Chad also serves as the Corporate Secretary at meetings of Hulu’s Board of Directors. He has 20 years of experience advising media and technology companies. Prior to joining Hulu, Chad was the Deputy General Counsel of MySpace, and Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs for Fox Interactive Media after it acquired MySpace. Before that, he worked as Senior Counsel of ABC Studios negotiating talent, development, production and distribution deals. Chad began his career in private practice at Latham & Watkins and O’Melveny & Myers after clerking for the U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit. Chad received a B.A. in Psychology with distinction from Stanford University and a J.D. with honors from Harvard Law School.