As senior vice president of programming, Tom Knapp is responsible for programming and scheduling strategies designed to maximize the network’s viewership, including creating and acquiring new programming, research, scheduling and strategic partnership initiatives.
Previously, Knapp was president and general manager at XOS Digital Media, where he managed the Digital Media Services product line and oversaw the groundbreaking SEC Digital Network. Prior to XOS, Knapp was Golf Channel’s vice president of strategic partnerships for eight years. Knapp has more than 20 years of experience in the television industry, joining the Golf Channel in 2002 after working at NBC in New York, where he developed and sold sponsorship platforms for the Sydney and Salt Lake City Olympic Games for the NBC Owned Stations.
A graduate of Ohio University, Knapp currently lives in the Orlando community of Bay Hill with his wife Lauren and three children.