Melody Tan 

Viacom Media Networks

Melody Tan leads strategy for Content Distribution and Marketing and is responsible for developing Viacom Media Networks’ sales and distribution initiatives.


With a deep understanding of market trends, consumer and distributor needs, new technologies and new platforms, she and her team lead the development and implementation of new products and business models that VMN offers its various distribution partners. In addition, her team drives VMN’s position on key strategic questions facing VMN and the overall media industry. These issues include content windowing, TV Everywhere, and strategic partnerships. 


Tan also oversees business operations for CDM, including launch operations and research. Prior to her work at Viacom, Tan worked as a growth strategy consultant for Oliver Wyman in New York City. 


Tan was recognized in Multichannel News’ “40 Under 40” in 2012, awarded NAMIC’s Luminary Award in 2011, and included in CableFAX:The Magazine’s “Most Influential Minorities in Cable” from 2009 to 2011.  She received a BA from Harvard College and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.

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