Elaine Paul's Rise to the Top of Finance at Hulu

February 8, 2018

Elaine Paul has risen to the top of a predominantly male financial industry as the CFO of Hulu. She sits down with Alyssa Julya Smith in Los Angeles to talk about her impressive career.

Prior to heading up a 100 person team at Hulu, Paul served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy at the Walt Disney Company, where she led various acquisitions, new business initiatives, and strategic investments, including Disney’s original investment in Hulu in 2009.

Paul also discusses the network's dedication to creating female empowering content like "The Handmaid's Tale" and what goes into the financial decisions behind what type of content to invest in as a company. Finally, as a female executive she speaks passionately about creating a good balance in her life, both for herself and other women who are struggling with "doing it all."