Speaker Biography

Roma Khanna 

TitleCEO, REVOLT Media & TV
BioRoma Khanna is the CEO at REVOLT Media & TV, responsible for leading strategy and operations of the real-time, multi-platform brand and network, reporting directly to the Chairman, Sean Combs, and the Board of Directors. Roma has 20+ years of experience as a digital innovator and entrepreneur, with proven success growing global businesses in TV, broadcast, digital, film and distribution. Roma is recognized across the industry as a creative, smart, relentless, passionate, socially aware and internationally connected leader. She believes in the opportunities that content provides when it intersects with technology across infinite platforms. Time and time again, Roma has demonstrated her unique ability to embrace the change and opportunity of the digital world and integrate it with existing models of content creation and monetization.

From 2011 through 2015, Roma was President of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios (MGM) Television Group and Digital where she oversaw creative development and production as well as worldwide TV and digital distribution for branded channels. Under Roma’s leadership, MGM Television developed and delivered several critically acclaimed series, including “The Handmaid’s Tale” to Hulu, “Fargo” to FX and “Vikings” to HISTORY. Prior to joining MGM, Roma served as President, Universal Networks International & Digital Initiatives, with NBC Universal. While at NBC Universal, Roma oversaw and grew a portfolio of 70+ NBC Universal international television channels, including the Syfy Channel, 13th Street, Universal Channel, Hallmark Channel, Divatv and Movies24 brands, as well as the Digital Initiatives division. Roma has also served as Senior Vice President, Content and Co-Head of Television for CHUM Limited in Canada. Roma began her career in digital media with Snap Media and in music at Sony Music Canada. Roma serves as a board member of the Canadian Film Centre and sits on the commercial committee of BAFTA and the advisory board for the Peabody Awards.