Presenter: Bruce Paisner
Bruce L. Paisner recently retired as a Vice President of Hearst Corporation. He now serves as Senior Advisor to Hearst Entertainment & Syndication Group. For 20 years, Paisner spearheaded the development of Hearst Entertainment & Syndication, the operating group responsible for Hearst’s interests in cable television networks, television production and distribution, newspaper syndication and merchandise licensing; serving on the Boards of Directors of Lifetime Television, A&E Network and History Channel. During his tenure, he also supervised the launch of Cosmopolitan Television Channels in Spain, Latin America and Canada. A leading spokesperson and advocate for television industry issues around the world, Paisner is President & CEO of The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, the largest organization of broadcasters in the world, which recognizes excellence in international television programming with The International Emmy® Award. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and The Century Association.