As a recognized leader in traditional and digital media, George Kliavkoff is responsible for scaling Jaunt globally. Kliavkoff joined Jaunt from Hearst Corporation where he served as co-president of Entertainment & Syndication, Hearst’s largest operating division responsible for Hearst's interests in cable television networks, including ESPN, Lifetime, A&E and History; television production and distribution; and merchandise licensing. Kliavkoff also served as president of Hearst Ventures, which makes strategic investments in companies operating at the intersection of media and technology.
Prior to Hearst, Kliavkoff was chief digital officer at NBC Universal, where he was among the team responsible for the creation and launch of Hulu.com. He was Hulu's first leader and served on the JV's board. Kliavkoff vastly expanded NBCU's digital media strategy, developing new business models and markets and overseeing the distribution of video and other products and services across digital platforms.
Prior to NBCU, he was an executive vice president for Major League Baseball Advanced Media where he oversaw MLB's online and mobile subscription and licensing businesses as well as all business development.
He earned his BA from Boston University and his JD from the University of Virginia.