Paul Speaker is the co-owner and the first CEO of the World Surf League, a position he retired from after five years. Paul is a successful film and television producer working in all aspects of media production and distribution. He served as the President of Time Inc. Studios, a film, television and video studio. Prior to that, Mr. Speaker served as President of RKO Pictures, a film production and distribution company and President of The Shooting Gallery, an independent entertainment company. Early in his career, Mr. Speaker was the Director of Marketing and Ideas for the National Football League. A graduate of Villanova University, Paul and his family live in California.