Ravi Ahuja

Ravi Ahuja

Global Television Studios
President & COO, 
Sony Pictures Entertainment 

Ravi Ahuja is Chairman of Global Television Studios and President & Chief Operating Officer of Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE).  Ahuja leads all production businesses for Sony Pictures Television (SPT), including U.S. and international productions, SPT – Nonfiction, SPT – Kids, Game Shows, and the studio’s India business.  He also manages day-to-day operations of SPE along with SPE Chairman and CEO, Tony Vinciquerra. 

Sony Pictures Television and its robust portfolio of production companies produce hundreds of award-winning and acclaimed television series around the world, including The Crown, The Boys, Gen V, Cobra Kai, Better Call Saul, The Last of Us, Outlander, For All Mankind, The Night Agent, Twisted Metal, Sex Education, The Wheel of Time, S.W.A.T., The Good Doctor, Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy!, Shark Tank, American Idol, So You Think You Can Dance, 90-Day Fiancé, Hilda, Octonauts, SuperKitties, and many more.

Since joining Sony Pictures, Ahuja has led many important M&A transactions for the studio, including the acquisitions of award-winning nonfiction entertainment company Industrial Media, leading UK production company Bad Wolf and VFX company, Pixomondo, as well as the sale of GSN Mobile Games to Scopely. 

Prior to joining Sony in March 2021, Ahuja was President of Business Operations and CFO of Walt Disney Television, which included the ABC Network, ABC News, ABC Owned Stations, Disney Channel, Disney Television Studios, Freeform, FX, Hulu Originals and National Geographic. He played a central role in merging Disney/ABC Television and Fox Networks following Disney’s acquisition of Fox in early 2019.  

Prior to his time at Disney, he served as CFO of the Fox Networks Group, where he oversaw finance, strategy and business development for all its business units: Twentieth Century Fox Television, Fox Broadcasting, Fox Cable Networks, Fox Sports, National Geographic and Fox Networks Europe and Africa, Latin America and Asia.

In his 12 years at Fox, Ahuja formulated and executed on the company’s growth initiatives, including those in streaming and new technology. He helped to guide the company’s Hulu joint venture for over a decade and spearheaded investments in Roku, Draft Kings and many others. Additionally, Ahuja led the acquisitions of National Geographic Partners, Yankees Entertainment & Sports Network and Sports Time Ohio. Ahuja is currently on the Board of Directors of Roku, Inc. 

Before joining Fox in 2007, Ahuja served as CFO for Virgin Entertainment Group, Inc. Prior to that, he worked at McKinsey & Company and in investment banking. 

He has undergraduate and MBA degrees from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and recently joined the Wharton Undergraduate Executive Board.