Leslie Roy “Les” Moonves is Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer of CBS Corporation. Moonves served as Co-President and Co-Chief Operating Officer of Viacom, Inc., the predecessor to CBS Corporation, from 2004 until the company split on December 31, 2005. Prior to that, he had a series of executive positions at CBS, since July 1995. He has been a Director at ZeniMax Media since 1999. He became Chairman of CBS in February 2016. Leslie Moonves also studied acting at The Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre in New York City.