Full Name
Phil Wiser
Job Title
EVP, CTO & Head, Multiplatform Operations
Brief Biography
Phil Wiser is an industry-leading technology and digital media entrepreneur and executive. He serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Paramount, leading the global technology strategy, shared services, and multiplatform operations for the company.

Prior to the merger of Viacom and CBS in December 2019, Phil was the Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of CBS Corporation, where he oversaw the technology strategy and development across the company’s entire business portfolio. Before joining CBS, Phil served as Chief Technology Officer at Hearst. In this role, he managed Hearst’s technology migration to the cloud and established a data-driven, cloud-first media environment for its digital businesses. Phil was also the Chief Technology Officer at Sony Corporation of America and Sony Music, responsible for creating the digital businesses at Sony Music, including the forging of the groundbreaking deal to launch iTunes.

Earlier in his career, Phil was a key pioneer in the creation of the online digital music industry and the over-the-top TV market as the founder of Liquid Audio and Sezmi. Both companies were the first to create commercial Internet-based media offerings in music and television. With numerous patents issued for these efforts, he broke new ground across the areas of IP based content delivery, machine recommendation systems, video delivery over the Internet, and cybersecurity.
Phil Wiser