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Kathi Chandler-Payatt

Kathi Chandler-Payatt

Executive Director, Media Entertainment Industry Analyst - Media Entertainment

Kathi Chandler-Payatt is the Executive Director, Media Entertainment Industry Analyst for the Media Entertainment Practice at The NPD Group, a market research firm providing consumer data and advisory to the world’s most influential companies. Previously, Ms. Chandler-Payatt spent three years at 20th Century FOX TV Distribution as the Executive Director of Worldwide Research and Analytics where she developed the Studio’s SVOD analytics strategy; she successfully rolled out this method across the global licensing team to increase SVOD deal values. Prior to FOX, Kathi worked as a Strategic Data Consultant at Toyota for the SCION marque where she led the strategy and implementation of first party/third party behavioral data projects including data management platforms. Ms. Chandler-Payatt holds a BFA - magna cum laude in Theatre from UC Santa Barbara and an MBA with distinction from UCLA Anderson School of Management. She lives in Los Angeles.


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Apr 5, 2019

NPD’s entertainment industry analyst provides insight into the business end of IP in entertainment

Feb 7, 2019

The “Big Three” U.S. SVOD players – Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime Video – receive a lot of media attention for their original runaway hits, award-winning series or meme-spurring content.

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