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Daniel Batista

- Chief Operating Officer

Daniel is the Chief Operating Officer of Exile Content. As COO, Daniel oversees Exile’s brands, podcasts, digital marketing, and communications. Additionally, Daniel leads business strategy for the film and TV studio and partnerships with Candle Media’s portfolio companies. Daniel has 20+ years’ experience in the media & entertainment industry across film, television, digital media, experiential and consumer products serving in operational, strategy, business development, partnerships, distribution and finance roles.

Most recently he was consulting with actor and comedian Eugenio Derbez’ 3Pas Studios on growth strategy and was the Co-Founder, President & COO of BESE, a digital media studio and publisher founded by actress Zoe Saldana. Prior to BESE, Daniel served in executive roles at Mitú, a leading digital-first media brand for Latino youth and theAudience, a celebrity social media publishing startup backed by William Morris Endeavor.

Prior to entering the digital media startup space, Daniel was a management consultant in L.E.K. Consulting’s Media & Entertainment practice and had spent eight years in global finance and distribution roles in television and film at three major studios (Universal, Warner Bros. and Paramount) based out of Los Angeles, London and Mexico City. Daniel received his MBA from Northwestern University-Kellogg School of Management and his BS and BA from the University of California, Berkeley in Business Administration and Psychology, respectively.

Daniel Batista