Kevin A. Mayer is a businessperson who has been at the helm of 5 different companies.
He is Co-Chairman & Co-Chief Executive Officer at Forest Road Acquisition Corp. II, Co-Chairman & Co-Chief Executive Officer at Candle Media LLC and Advisor at Watertower Ventures, LLC.
He is also Managing Partner at Smash Capital, Inc. and on the board of 7 other companies.
He previously held the position of Chief Operating Officer for Douyin Co., Ltd. Chief Executive Officer at TikTok, Inc. and Chief Operating Officer of Bytedance, Inc. (both are subsidiaries of Douyin Co., Ltd.), Chairman-International Segment at The Walt Disney Co., Executive Vice President of An Internet Group, Head-Global Media & Entertainment Practice at L.E.K. Consulting LLC, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at iHeartCommunications, Inc., President & Chief Executive Officer for Playboy.com, Inc. and Strategic Advisor at Forest Road Acquisition Corp.
He received an MBA from Harvard University, an undergraduate degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a graduate degree from San Diego State University.