President and General Manager, Discovery Channel
As President and General Manager of Discovery Networks inCanada, Paul Lewis is responsible for all day-to-day operations, including programming, production and marketing, as well as business and strategic planning. In addition to Discovery Channel, he also oversees operations for four additional channels – Discovery World HD, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Discovery Science and their associated websites. Lewis is also responsible for a production company, Exploration Production Inc., which makes and distributes award-winning documentaries for the international market.
Lewis joined Discovery Channel in 1994 as Executive Producer of in-house programming and helped create the world’s first daily science magazine show, @discovery.ca, which was re-introduced in Fall 2002 as DAILY PLANET. He has also developed and executive produced numerous documentaries, series and live specials. He was also responsible for DiscoveryCanada’s most ambitious project ever – RACE TO MARS and MARS RISING – a multi-platform concept that he conceived and developed.
Lewis is a Director on several industry boards, including the World Congress of Science and Factual Producers.
カナダのDiscovery Networksの社長兼ゼネラルマネージャー。Discovery Channel、Discovery World HD、Animal Planet、Investigation Discovery、Discovery Scienceを担当。ドキュメンタリー制作、受賞作品の配給などを行う制作会社、Exploration Production Inc.の責任者でもある。