March 2023 Newly Elected Members
The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is proud to welcome our newly elected Members - spanning 28 countries.
New Directors
Beau Ferrari

Chairman
NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises
USA
Nobuo Inaba

President
NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)
Japan
Miky Lee

Vice Chairwoman
CJ Group
USA
New Members
Mo Abudu

CEO
EbonyLife Media
Nigeria
Jayme Alter Wilson

Partner, Media & Entertainment
Dentons Cana LLP
Canada
Christian Alvart

CEO, Director, Producer and Author
Syrreal Entertainment
Germany
Angela Aquereburu Rabatel

Producer - Director – Actress
Yobo Studios
Togo
Kimberley Azria

Business Development
Cote Ouest Audiovisuel
Ivory Coast
Rahul Bharti

EVP & Head of HR (International Business)
Zee Entertainment
UAE
Prashant Bhatt

Head of Programming
Sony Sab
India
Brad Danks

CEO
OUTtv
Canada
Alejandro De Grazia

CEO
Energia and Tiger House
Uruguay
Isabelle Degeorges

Producer and President
Gaumont Television France
Gaumont Television
France
Jyoti Deshpande

President – Media Business – Reliance Industries Limited President – Jio Studios CEO – Viacom 18
Reliance Industries Ltd
India
Vanessa Esteves

Supervising Creative Producer
Corus Entertainment
Canada
Teresa Fernández-Valdés

Producer
Bambú Producciones
Spain
Binxing Fu

Vice President
China Huace Film & TV Co., Ltd
PR China
Mahmut Emre Gorentas

Head of Sales
ATV
Turkey
Adnan Hamza

Chairman & Owner
ABC Marketing and Distribution FZ LLC
UAE
Andy Holland

CEO Drum Studios/Global Chief Production Officer/Exec
Drum/Drum Studios Omnicom Media Group
United Kingdom
Jacob Joseph

CEO
Azam Media Limited
Tanzania
Samar Khan

CEO
Juggernaut Productions (a Division of IN10 Media)
India
Maria Kivinen

Sales Manager
Yle, the Finnish Broadcasting Company
Finland
Mateusz Kudla

Director, Producer
KRK Film
Poland
MeeFung Lee

Managing Director/Producer
PIK Film
Malaysia
Leonardo Lessa Lopes

Co-CEO
Formata Producoes e Conteudo Ltda
Brazil
Daria Leygonie-Fialko

Founder and CEO
SPACE Production
Ukraine
Neil Maman

Head of Content Latin America
Amazon Prime Video
USA
Vinícius Mariano

Creative Executive
Amazon Studios
Brazil
Diego Martinez-Ulanosky

CEO & Founder / Director, Writer, Producer
CAPONETO
Mexico
Charles Mellilo

SVP
Endeavor Streaming
USA
Oswald Mendez

Chief Marketing Officer
Canela Media
USA
Ricardo Moran

CEO
Rayo en la Botella
Peru
José Antonio Moreno

Partner
Spring Media
Sweden
Christian Morsanutto

Chief Revenue Officer
Nextologies Limited
Canada
Maria Muci

Content and Distribution Director
Onceloops Media
USA
Melissa Myers

President of Scripted TV
Kinetic Content
USA
Thokozani Nkosi

Executive Chairman
Ngwato Nkosi Holdings
South Africa
Gregory Noveck

VP, Original Programming Paramount+
Paramount Global
USA
Emilia Nuccio

Vice President, International Content Sales
FilmRise
USA
Dayo Olopade Lamolo

Principal Content Acquisition
Amazon Studios / Prime Video
United Kingdom
Nimisha Pandey

Chief Content Officer, Zee5
Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited
India
Elena Petrova

Head of Group Content and Broadcasting
A1 Telekom Austria AG
Austria
Kathleen Prefontaine

Head of International
Aetios Productions
Canada
Rosalind Rotundo

Vice President
VIP 2000 TV
USA
Luca Rovinalti

CEO
Svet Solutions Media
Czech Republic
Adja Mariam Mahre Sanogoh Epse Soro

Founder
STUDIO KÄ
Ivory Coast
Jacqueline Sato

Actress, Host, Screenwriter, Producer
Sato Company
Brazil
Keren Shahar

CEO
Keshet International
Israel
Florence Sloan

Producer
Golden Karavan
USA
Yifei Sun

Actress
Uma Film & TV Studio
PR China
Andrew Tew

SVP, Global Licensing & Distribution
Hearst Media Production Group
USA
John Ugbe

Chief Executive Officer – Nigeria
Multichoice Group
Nigeria
Christina Wayne

Managing Director
MBC Group
UAE
Xiaopei Yang

CEO & Founder
Shanghai Xixi Pictures Culture Media
PR China
Thomas Zehnacker

Vice President Pay TV and Digital Sales
Sony Pictures Entertainment
France
Li Zhang

Deputy Secretary General
Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival
PR China