James Murdoch

CEO, 21st Century Fox

James Murdoch is Chief Executive Officer of 21st Century Fox.

Murdoch has held a succession of leadership roles over his two-decade career with the company, culminating in his appointment to CEO in 2015.

Over that period, he has been a key driver of the company’s domestic and international expansion around a global portfolio of brands, including FOX, National Geographic, FX, and STAR. He previously served as the company’s Co-Chief Operating Officer, and, prior to that, Chairman and CEO for Europe and Asia, as well as Chairman of BSkyB, Sky Deutschland, and Sky Italia, the businesses that now comprise Sky plc. His significant operational experience also includes tenures as CEO of BSkyB and STAR, India’s entertainment leader.

Murdoch serves as a board member of 21st Century Fox, News Corp, Tesla, Inc. and is Chairman of the Board of Sky plc.  In addition, he is a director of Yankee Global Enterprises and Vice Media, and serves on the Boards of the Ghetto Film School, the Center for a New American Security and Dia Art Foundation. 

Murdoch and his wife, Kathryn Murdoch, are founders of a family foundation, Quadrivium, which supports initiatives involving natural resources, science, civic life, childhood health, and equal opportunity.

James Murdoch