leighton webb

New York, New York, United States

leighton webb

New York, New York, United States

Leighton is an accomplished digital media executive with extensive experience in cross-platform digital media having launched innovative, interactive products and services for world-leading brands in both the US and Europe including AOL Games, 20th Century Fox, Ubisoft Entertainment and OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network. Over the course of his career, Leighton has been at the forefront of many emerging and innovative digital technologies and platforms including mobile entertainment, online and console games, social media, and interactive entertainment. Leighton has also advised numerous, early-stage ventures focused on emerging digital media technologies including augmented reality, semantic social technology and advanced behavioral advertising platforms.

Most recently, Leighton was VP of Digital Media at OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network where he was responsible for developing OWN’s overall digital media strategy. Prior to OWN, Leighton was one of the founding team members of Fox Mobile Entertainment where he oversaw several highly successful product launches - both domestically and internationally for 20th Century Fox Film and 20th Century Fox Television. His accomplishments include overseeing the launch of Family Guy and ’24’ on mobile devices. Leighton oversaw Fox Mobile’s international business expansion establishing relationships with world-class game developers, international carriers, and other News Corp divisions including Fox Film International, News International and BSkyB.

Prior to 20th Century Fox, Leighton was General Manager of the AOL Games Channel where he oversaw the Channel’s rapid expansion in the online games category and led AOL Games to become one of the most visited and profitable channels on the AOL Service.

Leighton began his career in digital media with Ubisoft Entertainment where he was responsible for overseeing the US launch of interactive educational titles in the music industry.

Leighton’s lifelong passion for the Arts has led to an unwavering commitment and curiosity to the mergence of art, entertainment, social connectivity and emerging digital media technologies.

  • Work
    • AOL, 20th Century Fox, OWN, to name a few
  • Education
    • College of William and Mary