Global Conference 2017
Peter Rice is chairman and CEO of Fox Networks Group, where he supervises all aspects of Fox Television Group, FX Networks and Fox Sports Media Group. He is also responsible for multiple National Geographic Channel brands, Fox International Channels and Fox Sports Enterprises, which manages Fox's interests in professional sports franchises and venues. Previously, Rice was chairman, entertainment, for Fox Networks Group and chairman, entertainment, for Fox Broadcasting Co. Earlier, he was president, of Fox Searchlight Pictures and Fox Atomic. Under his leadership, the company generated 51 Academy Award and 42 Golden Globe nominations, including a record 12 nominations and eight wins at the 81st annual Academy Awards. Notable films released during his tenure include Best Picture winner "Slumdog Millionaire" as well as "Juno," "Napoleon Dynamite," "Little Miss Sunshine," "The Last King of Scotland," "Sideways" and "Bend It Like Beckham." Before this, Rice was senior vice president at Twentieth Century Fox.