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Gary Knell



National Geographic Partners

Gary E. Knell is Chief Executive Officer of National Geographic Partners, the global joint venture owned by 21st Century Fox and the National Geographic Society, which includes National Geographic television, print and digital assets. From 2014 through February 2018, Knell served as President and CEO of the National Geographic Society where he oversaw the Society’s vast nonprofit activities in science, exploration, education and media innovation. Knell has a B.A. in political science from UCLA and a J.D. from Loyola University of Los Angeles.