Ezra Kucharz joins Draftkings as Chief Business Officer
10 Oct 2017
"We see tremendous growth opportunity through expansion of our sales and sponsorships business, strategic M&A and continued development of our many great partnerships," said Robins. "Not only does Ezra bring a wealth of experience in these areas and others, he also brings an entrepreneurial approach that will mesh perfectly with the innovative culture we have built at DraftKings."
Kucharz will focus on expanding DraftKings' digital content through ad sales, further solidifying the company's position at the intersection of sports, tech and media while advancing its footprint in the digital and content space. Additionally, Kucharz remit will include the build-out of the Corporate Development function identifying opportunities for strategic ventures and acquisitions.
Prior to joining DraftKings, Kucharz was president of CBS Local Digital Media and special advisor to CBS CEO Leslie Moonves. In his role at CBS Local Digital Media, Kucharz combined the digital extensions of CBS' radio and TV assets — particularly in the areas of music, lifestyle, news, sports and local information — and allowed the company to create digital hubs in the major markets where it owned stations, resulting in the top digital business in local broadcast.