Speaker Biography

Luis Silberwasser 

CompanyTelemundo Network and NBC UNIVERSO Cable Channel
BioLuis Silberwasser is President of Telemundo Network and NBC UNIVERSO cable channel. He has overall responsibility for the TELEMUNDO broadcast network, including Telemundo Studios, the leading producer of original Spanish-language primetime content for U.S. Hispanics, and the cable channel NBC UNIVERSO. Working closely with NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises’ senior team and TELEMUNDO and NBC UNIVERSO’s leadership, Silberwasser is responsible for developing and executing the entertainment, sports and news growth strategy, with a focus on increased audience share and profitability. Over the course of his career, Silberwasser has acquired a deep understanding of the U.S. Hispanic and Latin American markets, while building global brands and developing and producing extremely successful quality content. Prior to joining TELEMUNDO, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Content Officer for Discovery Networks International (DNI), based in London. He was charged with leading DNI's production and development unit, with the focus on developing global content for Discovery's portfolio of 185 international networks in 224 countries and territories worldwide.