Chris Whiteley

Senior Vice President, Digital

BBC Worldwide

Chris is an experienced digital media strategist having spent the last 10 years working for media companies and media investment funds, focusing on identifying strategic growth opportunities, finding the right digital media companies to invest in or acquire, and then helping the companies to execute their plans.

He joined BBC Worldwide 2 years ago with responsibility for digital strategy and global business development across all BBCW’s digital activities, from BBC services including and Global iPlayer through to digital video sales to global partners such as Netflix and Amazon.

In addition, Chris has now taken over commercial responsibility for BBCW’s activities on and YouTube, Global iPlayer and the BBCW Labs scheme. He also led the re-organisation of the BBC’s digital activities as the company transitioned to a regional structure.