Formerly, Lewinson served as Senior Vice President, Programming & Marketing at Sony Pictures Television’s streaming platform Crackle. As such, he was responsible for expanding Crackle’s library with titles from most major studios, while also acting as Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee’s programming executive – producing its most-watched episode to date.
Early Life and Education
Adam Lewinson is an Emmy award-winning producer who has collaborated on shows like FX’s A Tribute to Mel Brooks and Fox Legacy with former studio chairman Tom Rothman, as well as writing 2015 sci-fi adventure novel Earthbound. Today he oversees content strategy and acquisitions at Tubi; an free streaming TV and movie network boasting one of the largest libraries in AVOD industry.
David was previously the senior vice president of studio entertainment at Lifetime Television where he played an instrumental role in its growth and expanded partnerships with major studios. Later, at FX Networks – most recently serving as vice president of programming and production – he oversaw Crackle Original series such as Mad Families (Charlie Sheen), StartUp (Martin Freeman) and Snatch (Rupert Grint). Additionally, he currently acts as Tubi’s chief content officer.
Adam Lewinson currently serves as Chief Content Officer for Tubi, an ad-supported video on demand (AVOD) service launched in 2014. As CCO he oversees one of the largest libraries in streaming; larger than Netflix!
Prior to joining Tubi, Lewinson spent more than a decade at FX Networks as Vice President of Programming and Production where he spearheaded the launch of Fox Movie Channel and served as Programming Executive on Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee show.
He holds a master of fine arts from the American Film Institute, studied at NYU Tisch School of the Arts, and earned a BA from Vassar College. Additionally, he wrote the 2015 sci-fi novel Earthbound while currently living in Los Angeles, California.
Achievement and Honors
Lewinson serves as Tubi’s chief content officer and oversees its original programming library and acquisition strategy, along with overseeing their Los Angeles office and content partners.
Lewinson previously spent over a decade at FX Networks as the Senior Vice President of Programming and Production. There he launched FXM and oversaw its programming portfolio; additionally he served as Programming Executive on Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee (2016 Emmy Nominee); held positions with The Walt Disney Company; Columbia Pictures.
At SeriesFest, Lewinson spoke with Jordan Pinto of Tubi about its rapid expansion, US AVoD market share and how the platform is adapting to the impact of writers’ strikes. Click HERE for the interview.
Adam Levinson formerly worked as a senior software engineer on Microsoft’s Hotmail storage platform. He holds a Bachelor of Computer Science, enjoys snowboarding, cooking for friends and reading Hacker News voraciously.
He is also the Founder and Managing Partner at Graticule Asset Management Asia LP as well as Co-Chief Investment Officer of Graticule Asia Macro Advisors LLC, where he currently sits on its Board. Furthermore, he serves on several other company boards such as AutoGenomics Inc.
Apart from his professional life, Lewinson enjoys traveling and writing the 2015 sci-fi adventure novel Earthbound. A graduate of Vassar College and NYU Tisch School of the Arts, he also belongs to the International Society of Humor Scholars.
Levinson is estimated to be worth in the range of $100 million, having amassed his fortune through investments and managing a hedge fund. His Graticule Asia macro hedge fund proved to be successful until bond market volatility caused front-end rate bets to implode; consequently, it closed sometime after September, according to sources.
Levinson joined Tubi, the industry-leading free streaming TV and movie network, as Chief Content Officer in 2017. Bringing extensive linear and digital experience from Fox, Disney, Sony’s Crackle, etc. he currently oversees programming and production for all 40,000+ titles including Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee (Emmy Nominee 2016) including President Obama’s most-watched episode ever!