Hernan Lopez launched Wondery in 2016 with funding from a group of investors including 20th Century Fox after spending 20 years working television including as CEO of Fox International Channels. "We're a network of storytellers," he’s said of Wondery. And through shows like Dirty John and Dr. Death, Wondery has reached 1 billion downloads in nearly four years. What's ahead? Lopez predicts the podcasting industry will hit $1B in revenue in next year—a year earlier than the IAB forecasts.