Head of Disney Plus Streaming Leaves to Become TikTok CEO

News has broken that Kevin Mayer, head of streaming at Disney, has resigned and will become CEO of social video app TikTok and COO of ByteDance, one of the most valuable unicorns in the world. Alex talks about Disney passing up Mayer for the CEO role after Bob Iger stepped down in February and details why he sees this as a big loss for Disney.

This is an excerpt from episode 89 of Winner Take All.

Originally Aired: 05/19/20

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