Kieli took Discovery’s CEEMEA business to a new level during the last year by achieving tremendous organic growth, thanks to fearless expansion into new markets and careful issue management in challenging territories such as Russia and Ukraine. The media landscape “is changing in drastic but fascinating ways, which creates tremendous opportunity for people with vision, ambition and determination,” she says.

 

Where are the biggest growth areas for women in cable?

The media industry, generally, is an amazing place to be right now, regardless of gender. The landscape is changing in drastic but fascinating ways, which creates tremendous opportunity for people with vision, ambition and determination.

 

What/who inspires you at work? What/who inspires you outside the office?

Every day I am inspired by the drive and passion that I see in my team. Discovery is a great place because of the people working here, who truly believe in what we are trying to achieve. How could it be any different when we have the most fascinating task in the world–to satisfy people’s curiosity.

 

Best trick for maintaining the personal-professional life balance?

Prioritizing. Always remembering what’s more important to you and what is going to make a difference at the end of the day.

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