Simone Nardi

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Simone Nardi, CFO

Simone Nardi is chief financial officer of fuboTV, the live TV streaming platform that is transforming how people watch sports, news and entertainment.



As CFO, Nardi leads all financial operations and strategy for fuboTV. He joined fuboTV at a pivotal moment as it merged with FaceBank Group, Inc. to build a leading digital entertainment company. FaceBank was traded on the OTCQB, making fuboTV a public company upon closure of the merger in April 2020. Nardi is currently leading the combined company through an uplisting to a major stock exchange, which is anticipated for summer 2020.



Prior to fuboTV, Nardi served as SVP and CFO, international for Scripps Networks Interactive, the number one producer of lifestyle content around the world. In this role, Nardi was responsible for all finance and strategic planning for the company’s international business across Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and Latin America. He played a key role in the transformational $2 billion acquisition and integration of TVN S.A., the leading media company in Poland, including its delisting from the Warsaw Stock Exchange and the refinancing of its $1 billion debt. In this role, Nardi was also responsible for leading the Company’s international program licensing business and coordinating branding, marketing, technical operations and digital outside of the U.S. He was also a member of the board of directors of Scripps’ joint ventures with the BBC in the UK and with Corus Entertainment in Canada.



Previously, Nardi served as SVP and CFO for NBC Universal’s international channels and television production businesses where he helped build and grow the international TV production operation for NBC Universal, green-lighting and monetizing key franchises like Downton Abbey. Previously, he served as CFO of NBC Universal’s business development division in New York, where he assumed a lead role in launching Hulu.



Nardi joined General Electric in Italy in 1998 as part of GE Industrial Systems. He then relocated to the United States, where he completed the GE Financial Management Program. In 2001, he joined the GE Corporate Audit Staff Executive Leadership Program, where he progressed over four years to the rank of senior audit manager and led several projects across multiple teams in all GE divisions in the U.S., Europe, Asia and Australia, including the $2 billion spin-off and IPO of Genworth Financial Inc.



Nardi earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and business administration from Bocconi University in Milan, Italy, where he graduated summa cum laude. He currently resides in New York City with his wife and their two sons.