Gail MacKinnon

Executive Vice President for Government Affairs, Motion Picture Association of America

Gail MacKinnon is a skilled government affairs and business strategist, with over 20 years in the telecommunications industry. Most recently, she served as Executive Vice President and Chief Government Relations Officer for Time Warner Cable. She previously worked in various capacities for Time Warner Inc., NCTA-The Internet & Television Association, Viacom Inc., CBS Entertainment, Turner Broadcasting and Tele-Communications Inc. MacKinnon began her professional career on Capitol Hill, working nine years for former Congressman Jack Fields (R-TX).

MacKinnon is Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT), and also serves on the Board of Directors of the Polaris Project and the Shakespeare Theatre Company.

MacKinnon graduated from Georgetown University in 1985 with a B.S.B.A in marketing, and earned Stanford School of Business certificates in executive leadership in March 2013, 2015 and 2016. She resides in Washington, DC with her husband and two daughters.