Jared Sher

Chairman of the Board

Jared S. Sher is Chief Counsel, Program Network Policy & Deputy General Counsel for NCTA. Sher joined NCTA in 2019 following more than seven years in increasingly senior roles at 21st Century Fox, Inc., where he most recently was Executive Vice President & Deputy General Counsel and served as the company’s primary representative before Federal agencies including the FCC, FTC and DOJ. At NCTA, Sher manages the association’s relationship with its programmer members and serves as part of Senior Staff.

Previously, Sher spent more than 12 years in private practice at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, where he was a key member of the firm’s communications practice representing content owners, investment banks and venture capital firms. Sher holds a J.D. from The George Washington University Law School and a B.A. from The George Washington University. He also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the not-for-profit Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network, Inc. (BCAN), the only national advocacy organization devoted to advancing bladder cancer research and supporting those impacted by the disease.