Chairman, NBCUniversal International Group and NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises
Cesar Conde is Chairman of NBCUniversal International Group and NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises. He serves on the Executive Committee of NBCUniversal and reports to NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke.
As Chairman, Conde is responsible for the operations and international expansion of NBCUniversal businesses outside of North America. The group is comprised of the NBCUniversal International TV and Film group, NBCUniversal International Networks and NBCUniversal International Production divisions. Conde also oversees NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises, a premier and fast-growing portfolio of media properties serving Hispanics in the U.S. It includes the Telemundo Network, Universo Cable Network, Telemundo International, Telemundo Local Stations, Telemundo Digital Enterprises and Telemundo Deportes.
Under Conde’s leadership, Telemundo hit a historic milestone in 2016, by ranking as the #1 Spanish-language network. In addition, NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises unveiled its plans to build a new state-of-the-art global headquarters, equipped with the latest production technology– second to none in South Florida. Conde was also the driving force behind the launch of “El Poder En Ti,” NBCU Telemundo Enterprises’ award-winning community platform, aimed at empowering audiences, focusing on three areas of critical importance to U.S. Hispanics: education (Tú Educación), health (Tú Salud), and finance (Tú Dinero).
Conde joined NBCUniversal in October 2013 as Executive Vice President of NBCUniversal to oversee NBCU International and NBCU Digital Enterprises. Prior to NBCUniversal, Conde was the President of Univision Networks and served in a variety of senior executive capacities in the company. He is credited with transforming the Spanish-language media company into a leading global, multi-platform media brand. Under his direction, Univision’s main broadcast network became #1 in North America (July 2013), regardless of language, for the first time in the company’s 50-year history, and experienced record ratings. With Conde at the helm, Univision Networks’ portfolio grew from three to 12 broadcast and cable networks.
While at Univision, he also spearheaded the development of the “Es el Momento” national education initiative with The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, led the “Ya es Hora” Latino citizenship and voter campaign, and launched the network’s first “Teletón USA” broadcast to raise funds for disabled children in need of rehabilitation services.
Prior to Univision, Conde served as the White House Fellow for Secretary of State Colin L. Powell from 2002–2003. Previously, he worked at StarMedia Network, the first internet company focused on Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking audiences globally, and in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group at Salomon Smith Barney.
Conde serves on the board of directors of PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP) and Owens Corning (NYSE: OC). Conde is a Trustee of the Aspen Institute and the Paley Center for Media. He is a Full Member at the Council on Foreign Relations and a Young Global Leader for the World Economic Forum. He sits on the board of the Foundation for Excellence in Education and the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. He holds a B.A. with honors from Harvard University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.