Rob McGlarry is the president of MLB Network, Major League Baseball's Emmy Award-winning TV network. An executive at MLB Network since its record-setting launch in 50 million homes in 2009, McGlarry oversees all aspects of the network's production, programming, operations, affiliate relations and business affairs.
Since McGlarry was named to his current role in December 2014, MLB Network has set viewership records, added new on-air personalities, built and unveiled new studio spaces, launched a live authenticated streaming product and added new programming to grow its schedule to 15 live hours per weekday during the regular season.
As part of the National Hockey League's groundbreaking digital media rights deal with MLB Advanced Media in August 2015, McGlarry also oversees all day-to-day operations of the NHL Network, based out of MLB Network's headquarters in Secaucus, New Jersey.
Upon joining MLB Network in 2008 as SVP, Programming and Business Affairs, McGlarry oversaw the network's programming development, business affairs and on-air talent negotiations. In 2012, McGlarry was named as executive vice president, adding oversight of affiliate sales and marketing and playing an instrumental role in the network's affiliate distribution renewals. He was later appointed EVP, Content, in 2014, assuming responsibility for all programming and production.
Since its launch in 2009, MLB Network has received accolades for its coverage of the biggest events and headlines in baseball, including the Postseason and World Series, All-Star Game, Spring Training and trade deadline. In that time, MLB Network programming and on-air personalities have been honored with multiple Sports Emmy Awards by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
Before joining MLB Network, McGlarry worked at Major League Baseball from 2003-08. As VP of Broadcasting Business Affairs, McGlarry played a key role in negotiating MLB's broadcasting deals, including the landmark agreements to create and launch MLB Network.
Prior to MLB, McGlarry was an assistant to former New York Governor Mario Cuomo and an attorney at a New York law firm, where he worked on MLB matters as outside counsel. He graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law and has an undergraduate degree from Amherst College.
McGlarry resides with his family in New York City.
Marc Caiafa is the Senior Vice President of Production for MLB Network.
Caiafa, who has oversight of all day-to-day content of MLB Network, has been instrumental in MLB Network’s production at Major League Baseball’s jewel events and field shoots. Since joining MLB Network for its launch in 2009, Caiafa has also led MLB Network’s coordination with all 30 clubs, including the booking of studio and on-site interviews with players, managers and front office personnel. Caiafa joined MLB Network as a Coordinating Producer in 2009 and most recently served as a Senior Coordinating Producer.
Prior to joining MLB Network, Caiafa worked at Major League Baseball Productions from 1999 to 2008 as a coordinating producer of field production, and for NBA Entertainment from 1997 to 1998. Caiafa attended Archbishop Molloy High School and graduated from Manhattan College in 1994.
Brent Fisher is the Senior Vice President of Distribution, Affiliate Sales & Marketing for MLB Network.
Fisher, who joined MLB Network in 2008 as Senior Director of Distribution, Affiliate Sales & Marketing, is responsible for overseeing the relationship between the network and satellite, cable, and telco operators and for continuing to grow MLB Network's distribution.
Before joining MLB Network, Fisher spent five years in Affiliate Sales at NFL Network.
Fisher earned his master's degree in Management of Sports Industries from the University of New Haven in 2003.
Prior to attending the University of New Haven, Fisher spent four years playing professional basketball in Portugal, Israel and in the United States Basketball League.
Fisher earned his undergraduate degree from Cornell University in 1998.
Chris Mallory is the Senior Vice President of Creative Services for MLB Network. Mallory is responsible for overseeing the graphic design and art direction of MLB Network's on-air programming, including the multiple Emmy Award-winning "MLB Tonight."
Before joining MLB Network in 2008, Mallory spent two years as the senior creative director for ESPN on ABC. Prior to ESPN on ABC, Mallory was the creative director for ABC Sports, where he produced the animation packages for every ABC Sports franchise, including Super Bowl XXXIV and XXXVII, Monday Night Football, College Football Bowl Championship Series, the Indy Racing League series, figure skating and the inaugural Formula 1 Race.
Prior to joining ABC Sports, Mallory was the art director for ABC News, where he was responsible for the production design of Good Morning America, 20/20, World News Tonight and special events, including ABC's presidential election coverage. Mallory began his career as an apprentice at NBC News in 1987.
Mallory's work has been honored with more than 30 nominations and 12 Sports Emmy Awards by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, including four while at MLB Network: Outstanding Production Design and Art Direction (2009); Outstanding Graphic Design (2009); Outstanding Graphic Design: "The Scrapbook" (2012); and Outstanding Graphic Design: Post Produced: "MLB Tonight" (2013).
Mallory earned his BFA from Parsons New School for Design in New York.
Tony Santomauro is the Senior Vice President of Finance & Administration for MLB Network.
Santomauro, the former Vice President of the Miss Universe Organization, is responsible for directing the financial and administrative services and components in order to build and grow the MLB Network.
Santomauro brings with him nine years of business planning experience while with the Miss Universe Organization, where he was responsible for all financial and strategic planning that ensured the development and growth of the company.
Prior to his work with the Miss Universe Organization, Santomauro spent nine years as the Director of Finance for CBS Sports. During his time at CBS, Santomauro handled day to day finance and business planning functions as well as supported live special events including the 1994 and 1998 Winter Olympics.
Susan Stone is Senior Vice President, Operations and Engineering for MLB Network.
Stone oversees all production and studio operations as well as remote operations, such as on-site MLB Network production operations, game broadcasts, Spring Training shows and All-Star Game studio shows.
Stone most recently served as Remote Operations Executive for NFL Network for over two years. Prior to NFL Network, Stone served as Director Production Services, CBS Sports; and Director Production Management & Venue Operations, NBC Olympics.