David Zaslav
William D. Cohan October 27, 2021

Portrait of The Zaz as a Young Dealmaker

Decades before he christened the deal of the streaming age, David Zaslav cut his teeth under the tutelage of Jack Welch, Bob Wright and John Malone. The formative years of his career explain as much about the history of cable as they portend about the future of streaming.


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