Bargueiras oversees ad sales for the DLA/USH television and online businesses and more than 90 employees. His understanding and respect for cultural differences was a key reason the company expanded his role to support the International Ad Sales teams with an eye towards greater collaboration and identification of global business opportunities. Bargueiras is often tapped as a mentor because of his business acumen, as well as his forward-thinking approaches. “Surround yourself with the brightest professionals without discarding learning from the most unexpected places,” he says.

What’s your biggest professional accomplishment in the past 12 months?

Weathering the volatile climate with more wins than losses while over-delivering on annual objectives.

Best business advice you’ve received?

Surround yourself with the brightest professionals without discarding learning from the most unexpected places. You can learn many times more from failures than successes.

How do you define diversity?

A group of talented individuals with complementary skill sets and world experience.

How can cable better support diversity?

Taking more risks in attracting a broader range of professionals which have a voice at the big table.

What’s been the biggest story in cable this year?

How quickly viewer habits can change a business.

How do you define success?

Questioning the status quo and reinventing yourself to drive growth both personally and professionally.

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