With Grossman at the helm, HSN recently reported adjusted EPS growth of 19 percent and record customer levels. And this past year its digital redesign across online, mobile and tablets, coupled with additional strategic partnerships with the likes of Univision, a multi-concert marketing initiative with The Venetian Las Vegas and a UNICEF campaign, has propelled further success. “Be passionate about what you do and surround yourself with people who are also passionate, make sure what you do is purposeful and always strive to have lasting impact,” she says.

 How can cable do better job at supporting the industry’s women?

Women continue to be underrepresented in engineering roles both inside and outside the cable industry, driven in large part by a disparity in the number of women pursuing post-secondary education in the field. By partnering with schools, the industry can help mold and educate our next leaders in the field through mentorship programs and scholarships.

How do you define a successful career?

I define success with three words: passion, purpose and impact. Be passionate about what you do and surround yourself with people who are also passionate, make sure what you do is purposeful and always strive to have lasting impact. This is true in both my personal life, my career and in my philanthropic endeavors.

When not in the office, where are we most likely to find you?

Traveling to and spending time at antique shows, art shows, design events or scouring online for unique décor – I love interior design, it might be my next career!

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