Bakori Davis is Managing Director and Head of International for Curiosity Stream, where he leads the company’s expansion across global markets, with oversight of all business development and international partnership efforts. Functional areas include channel and app distribution, ad sales, marketing, and content licensing.
In prior roles, Davis was Partner and Managing Director of international media services firm, Niche Media Global (NMG), a firm he co-founded which provides global distribution services for pay TV channels and content owners. Davis was also Vice President of Commercial Operations at A+E Networks UK. Based in London, he oversaw the organization’s growth and revenue functions across Europe, Middle East, and Africa, for their leading global pay television channels including HISTORY, Lifetime, H2 and Crime & Investigation.
Before joining A+E Networks UK, Davis served as Vice President of Content Distribution at Viacom Media Networks in New York, responsible for growing distribution of the company’s portfolio of 24 cable networks such as MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and BET. With over 20 years of media industry experience as part of global entertainment companies, Davis also previously worked for Discovery Networks and the National Cable Television Association (NCTA).
Davis earned an MBA from New York University, specializing in Media and Entertainment with a focus in Global Business, following a BA from Hampton University in Virginia.