Xavier Aristimuno

Xavier Aristimuño is the Vice President of Licensing at HBO Latin America.

He is responsible for all operations related to the sale and distribution deals of local original content outside the Latin American region.

Xavier has an extensive career in our media industry, spanning over 25 years in the areas of business development, brand development, production & distribution deals, co-production in foreign countries, process redesign, team building, marketing and all businesses within the television digital environment. Before joining HBO Latin America, Xavier was the Senior Vice President, International Business Development & Digital Media for NBCUniversal Telemundo Internacional, where he was responsible for developing Telemundo’s international digital media department, which propelled Telemundo’s brand and content to digital platforms worldwide. He also successfully managed for many years sales and business development all over Asia Pacific and part of Europe. Xavier was precursor in understanding the globalization of multicultural TV content, bringing to Latin America the today successful trend of Korean and Turkish TV dramas. Prior to working at Telemundo, Xavier owned an international television distribution company called BambooTV, where he led and substantially increased commercial broadcast activities and television content distribution between Asia and Latin America, representing as part of his company catalogue, Latin American telenovelas and series from Tepuy. Xavier started his career in the media industry as Vice President of Sales at Coral Pictures a Miami based content distribution company part of the Venezuelan RCTV Media group.

Prior to working at Telemundo, Xavier owned an international television distribution company called BambooTV, where he led and substantially increased commercial broadcast activities and television content distribution between Asia and Latin America, representing as part of his company catalogue, Latin American telenovelas and series from Tepuy. Xavier started his career in the media industry as Vice President of Sales at Coral Pictures a Miami based content distribution company part of the Venezuelan RCTV Media group.

Xavier has a Masters Degree in International Commerce & Economics and Broadcast Management. Both from Boston University.