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Thomas Murphy

Thomas Murphy
Senior Vice President, Affiliate, International and Digital Media Finance
ESPN

Tom Murphy is Senior Vice President, Affiliate, International and Digital Media Finance for ESPN. In this role, he is responsible for financial and strategic planning for the aforementioned businesses, including strategic analysis on acquisitions, joint ventures, and other expansion initiatives. He also oversees the annual operating and long-range plans.

Prior to joining ESPN, Mr. Murphy was the Finance Director of Walt Disney Attractions Planning from 1998–2000. Before that, he served various finance roles in The Walt Disney Attractions Division.  Prior to joining the Disney family, he was a Senior Audit Manager at KPMG Peat Marwick in its Manufacturing, Retailing and Distribution Practice from 1986 to 1994.

Mr. Murphy graduated from Drexel University with a Bachelor of Science degree with a concentration in accounting. He received a master's degree in Management from the Krannert School's executive education program at Purdue University. He is a CPA and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.