Scott M. Mills

by Justin Cates
Scott M. Mills
President & Chief Executive Officer
BET Media Group

Scott M. Mills is the President and Chief Executive Officer of BET Media Group, the world’s largest media company dedicated to entertaining, engaging, and empowering the Black community and championing Black culture.

Mills is credited with architecting the transformation of BET from a traditional cable business into the thriving media ecosystem of leading interconnected platforms across cable TV, streaming, digital, studios, live events and international that BET is today.

Mills is responsible for bringing A-list content creators into the fold, setting new precedents for BET and, by extension, Paramount as the largest commissioner of Black premium content through groundbreaking partnerships with Tyler Perry, Kenya Barris, Lee Daniels, Taraji P. Henson, Gabrielle Union, and many others.

Previously, Mills was tapped by Viacom leadership to serve as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer.

Mills serves as the Lead Director of Principal Financial Group Inc. and numerous not-for-profit boards, such as The Wharton School and Lincoln Center Theater.

Mills received his Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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