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Ben Sherwood

Publisher and CEO, The Daily Beast

Ben Sherwood is the Publisher and Chief Executive Officer of The Daily Beast. A veteran media executive, journalist and entrepreneur, Mr. Sherwood served as co-chairman of the Disney Media Networks and president of the Disney ABC Television Group, overseeing the company's global entertainment, news and cable properties. He also worked as president of ABC News, executive producer of Good Morning America and Senior Broadcast Producer of NBC Nightly News. 

More recently, Mr. Sherwood founded the award-winning youth sports technology startup MOJO, which was sold to TeamSnap in December 2023. Along the way, MOJO was named one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company and one of the best employers in sports by Front Office Sports. He now serves on the board of directors at TeamSnap. 

In addition, Mr. Sherwood is a New York Times best-selling author of books including Charlie St. Cloud, The Man Who Ate the 747, and The Survivors Club.