CHANGING PLACES: Daniel Alvarez, Keith Kaplan, Benjamin Katz…

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NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations announced that Daniel Alvarez has been named Vice President of Digital Product Management and Design. Alvarez will be responsible for leading the division’s product and designs teams and creating innovative digital products for English and Spanish-speaking local audiences.

 

 

 

 

Digital Remedy has announced that Keith “Kappy” Kaplan has been appointed to the company’s Board of Directors. His appointment follows the acquisition of CrowdHere and the elevation of its former CEO Nick Pahade to COO and President of Digital Remedy.

 

 

 

 

Dataxu has appointed technology industry veteran Benjamin Katz as SVP of Engineering and CIO. In his role, he will support dataxu’s engineering team and make sure that dataxu’s platforms deliver reliability, scale and AI while ensuring consumer data privacy and security capabilities.

 

 

 

 

Telemundo Station Group, part of the NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations division, announced that Luis Roldan and Roberto Vizcon, two seasoned broadcast professionals, will lead WTMO Telemundo.

 

 

 

 

Luis Roldan has been appointed President and General Manager of WTMO. He will oversee all operations of the station including news, sales, marketing and promotions, technology, digital and community affairs.

 

 

 

 

Roberto Vizcon will lead WTMO’s newsroom as Vice President of News. He will be responsible for the overall performance of WTMO’s news department and any other local productions across multiple media platforms. Vizcon will report to Roldan.

 

 

 

 

 

Motista, a predictive emotional connection intelligence solution provider, has expanded its Sales and Marketing teams with the hiring of Tom O’Sullivan as Executive Vice President of Sales, and Linda Vetter as VP of Marketing.

 

 

Based in its newly established New York Office, Tom O’Sullivan will be responsible for managing and developing a team of seasoned customer-focused sales professionals helping establish new client relationships with brand leaders looking to tap into consumer emotionally connected decision-making process driving top-line revenue growth.

 

 

 

 

Linda Vetter brings almost 20 years of B-to-B marketing experience to Motista. She is charged with building recognition and defining the unique business value of Predictive Emotional Connection Intelligence.

 

 

 

 

Mitú, the Latino-themed digital media company aimed at millenials, announced the addition of three executives who will oversee marketing, development of scripted film and television content, and premium digital content.

 

 

 

Zadi Díaz has been named vice president of digital studio for premium content. Diaz previously worked as executive producer at AwesomenessTV.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gina Reyes is the new vice president of scripted development for television and film. Reyes comes from Story House Entertainment at Univision, where she served as director of content development for English and Spanish-language scripted series. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rachel García has been named vice president of marketing and brand strategy. Garcia most recently served as vice president for marketing and social media for BBC America.


Janet Grynberg @grynberg_janet

Janet has worked as editor and translator since 2013. After graduating with honors when receiving her Bachelor's Degree in English literature, she began working as a book reviewer for Expansión, the leading business magazine in Mexico. She has also worked as editor of young adult literature for publishing houses like Planeta and Penguin, and she's the author of a book of short stories. She's in the process of getting her MA in English at McGill University. Her interests include arts, good food, and her 8 pets.

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