Sean Cohan

by Edward Cates
Sean Cohan
President, International and Digital Media
A+E Networks

Sean Cohan is President, International and Digital Media for A+E Networks. In this role, he oversees the company’s brands, content and services outside the U.S. He manages staff in New York, Los Angeles, London, Rome, Seoul, Singapore and Tokyo and teams across 18 more cities.


The Division’s activities include branded channels, content sales, production and digital media distribution. A+E Networks operates 77 branded channel feeds abroad and distributes a 16,000-hour library across more than 200 territories, in 42 languages on a range of platforms.


As head of Digital Media for A+E Networks, Cohan oversees all strategic, operational, editorial, social and digital distribution functions in the U.S. and around the world. This includes all digital elements of A+E Networks brands, from video content, to apps, to websites to social media. His team is responsible for A+E Networks’ popular websites, such as,, and


Cohan is a member of the boards of BANFF (Media Festival), The Opportunity Network and The Parrish Art Museum. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Harvard University and a Master’s in Business Administration from Stanford University.

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