The program's first set of participants includes C-suite and upper-level executives from 10 different countries. Companies represented in the program include NBC Universal, Telecom Italia Media, Astro Media, Once TV Mexico and others. The Media AMP, which begins the first of its four one-week modules on January 31, 2011, is jointly presented by industry thought leader The Paley Center for Media and IESE.
Along with a rich academic, case study-based program, the Media AMP also includes Leadership Forums. The Media AMP Leadership Forums give program participants the unique opportunity to network and interact in a private, intimate and personal setting with top industry leaders and entrepreneurs who are changing the face of the business. These off-the-record conversations enrich the program's academic content by giving participants an inside look at the management challenges, victories and strategies that industry players face on a daily basis.
The Media AMP Leadership Forums in 2011 will also include an exclusive tour of the NBC Newsroom led by NBC News President, Steve Capus.
The line-up of speakers so far (more are expected to sign on in the coming months) includes:Frank A. Bennack, Jr.
President and Chief Executive Officer of TiVo
As President and Chief Executive Officer of TiVo, a creator and leader in advanced television services and digital video recorders, Rogers brings to the company a distinctive blend of operational leadership and corporate strategy experience across multiple facets of the industry.
President of NBC Universal Women and Lifestyle Networks
Lauren Zalaznick, President of NBC Universal Women & Lifestyle Entertainment Networks, oversees Bravo Media, Oxygen Media, and iVillage.
President of NBC News
Steve Capus is the No. 1 News Division executive at NBC Universal and is responsible for all aspects of America's highest-rated and most-watched network News division, as well as MSNBC and NBC News Channel.