Mark Thompson is a member of the RISJ's Advisory Board.
Mark became president and chief executive officer of The New York Times Company in November 2012. Before joining the Times Company, Mr. Thompson served as Director-General of the BBC since 2004, where he reshaped the company to meet the challenge of the digital age. He also oversaw a transformation of the BBC itself, driving productivity and efficiency through the introduction of new technologies and bold organizational redesign. From 2002 to 2004, Mr. Thompson was CEO of Channel 4 Television Corporation and before that the Director of BBC Television.