Bachelor in American History, Harvard College, 1986.
Researcher, 1988 Olympic Games, Seoul, Korea NBC Sports, 1986—1988. Field producer NBC News, 1989. Executive producer Today, 1992—1993, Now with Tom Brokaw and Katie Couric, NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw, 1993, Today, 1994—2000.
President NBC Entertainment, 2000—2003, NBC Entertainment, News and Cable Group, 2003—2005. Chief Executive Officer NBC Universal television, 2005—2007. President, Chief Executive Officer NBC Universal, since 2007.
Married Caryn Stephanie Nathanson, 1996. Children: Andrew, Elizabeth, Peter.