Archive for "Cisneros"


Finding the Right Balance: The Global Impact of Business

There are leaders we look up to, causes we care about, foundations we support.

The first 100 days as CEO

I never thought 100 days would go by so fast. I feel like I hit the ground running and haven’t quite slowed down. Looking back at what we have been able to accomplish, the challenges we have faced and the opportunities that we have identified it’s no wonder I feel like I have been on a long distance race since September.

CES: New Year, New Trends!

Every couple of years I make it over to CES for a two day technology boot camp learning about the new solutions that are available to make our content better

Making a positive impact in society, a goal shared with Henry Street Settlement

On April 3rd I was honored by the Henry Street Settlement during its annual gala recognizing people that have contributed to the wellbeing of their community. It was a humbling experience to have been honored by an institution that has done so much for the Hispanic community in New York City.

Jesus Soto in conversation with/en conversación con Ariel Jiménez

On Wednesday, March 7th in Caracas, we launched the book titled Jesus Soto in conversation with Ariel Jiménez – the fourth and latest title of the CONVERSACIONES/CONVERSATIONS bilingual books series published by the Fundación Cisneros/Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros [CPPC].

Because nothing changes if you don’t change…Walk the Walk

About two years ago we set out to develop a new social responsibility program for Venevision, our TV network in Venezuela. Cisneros Group, our parent company, has been “giving back” for over 35 years through the educational programs of the Fundacion Cisneros and as a network, Venevision has always been a responsible company, helping the schools in the area, running a yearly telethon to raise money for the “Hospital Ortopédico Infantil”, and organizing food, blood and toy drives during hard times.

A stimulating conversation with The Miami Herald

Last week during Napte, I had the opportunity to meet with John Yearwood, news editor at The Miami Herald. During my interview we discussed, the strategy, vision and challenges facing the Cisneros Group for the next couple of years.

NATPE: A conversation with Anna Carugati

At the beginning of NATPE, the annual Conference & Exhibition of the worldwide television community, I had a One-on-One session with Anna Carugati, from World Screen, where we talked about how the Cisneros Group is handling the many opportunities that the new media offers to reach our audiences, focusing on one thing: making TV a social experience.

Landing in Miami to participate in NATPE

Today starts the annual convention of NATPE, and within this framework, I had the opportunity to talk with Jane Wooldridge, business editor from The Miami Herald, about some important issues on media, content, Hispanic market and the new technologies, including social networks, among other subjects that are part of the Cisneros Group commitment to its audiences.

Diego Cisneros, a model of a dreamer

My grandfather is the best example of how success can come from a small idea and big dreams; he started his with an ice cream machine and great enthusiasm.