Cesar R. Conde

Cesar R. Conde

Aspen Institute Trustee, Chairman, NBCUniversal

Cesar Conde is Chairman of NBCUniversal International Group and NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises. Conde serves on the Executive Committee of NBCUniversal and reports to NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke.

NBCUniversal International Group is responsible for the operations and international expansion of NBCUniversal businesses outside of North America. The group is comprised of the NBCU International TV and Film group, NBCU International Networks and NBCU International Production divisions. Conde also oversees NBCU Digital Enterprises comprised of emerging digital properties.

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises oversees and operates a premier and fast-growing portfolio of media properties serving Hispanic America. It is comprised of the Telemundo Network, NBC Universo Cable Network, Telemundo International, Telemundo Local Stations, Telemundo Digital Media & Emerging Business and NBC Deportes.

Conde joined NBCUniversal in October 2013 as Executive Vice President of NBCUniversal where he oversaw NBCU International and NBCU Digital Enterprises. Prior to NBCUniversal, Conde was the President of Univision Networks. He joined Univision in 2003 and served in a variety of senior executive capacities and is credited with transforming it into a leading global, multi-platform media brand. Under his leadership, Univision’s main broadcast network became the number one network in America (July 2013) regardless of language for the first time in the company’s 50-year history, and experienced record ratings and profitability during his tenure. With Conde’s oversight, Univision Networks’ portfolio grew from three to 12 broadcast and cable networks. Additionally, he was instrumental in the launch of the company’s first English language network, Fusion, a joint venture with Disney.

Social and community initiatives are core to Conde’s business approach and he has emphasized the importance of empowerment initiatives for the Hispanic community. While at Univision, he 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 is a Trustee of both 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.