William S. Paley
#1283 Overall Influence

William S. Paley

American television executive


Why is this person notable and influential?

William Samuel Paley was an American business personality, primarily involved in the media, and best known as the chief executive who built the Columbia Broadcasting System from a small radio network into one of the foremost radio and television network operations in the United States of America.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?
University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania

Private research university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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How’s this person influential?
#11 World Rank #10 USA Rank
#188 World Rank #130 USA Rank