Luis Silberwasser

Title: President, Telemundo Network

Number of Years in Cable: 18 years

Education: MBA, Harvard Business School; BA, industrial engineering, GA Institute of Technology

 

An expert on the U.S. Hispanic and Latin American markets, Silberwasser is leading positive change at Telemundo, punctuated by the success of the network’s weeknight Super Series, and its amplified coverage of the Presidential election, including the Noticias Telemundo news app, and #YoDecido, its partnership with NBC News to inform and empower Hispanic voters nationwide with particular emphasis on digital platforms to reach younger voters.

Last show I watched not on my network(s): “The Man in the High Castle”

What was your first job? Selling office equipment in Colombia

Favorite charity event you work with: My kids’ school auction

If this election year was a reality TV series, it would be called… “Crash and Burn”

What should cable do to improve its image? Better and more programming in Spanish

Best way to spend a Saturday night: Dinner and a movie

New favorite binge: Hershey’s almond kisses

I watch the majority of programming on this device: TV

Favorite vacation spot: Colombia

My typical breakfast is: Yogurt and coffee

My Starbucks order: Flat White

My favorite newfound hobby:  Piano

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