Board Member

Cesar Conde

Cesar Conde

Chairman, NBCUniversal News Group

Cesar Conde is chairman of NBCUniversal News Group. He oversees NBC News, MSNBC, and CNBC, including editorial and business operations for the award-winning television and digital properties. Under Conde’s leadership, the NBCU News Group has made substantial investments in digital and streaming, accelerating its leading position across all platforms. In addition to being the most-watched news organization in the country, it is now the number one digital news organization in the U.S. for the first time in its history.

Previously, Conde was Chairman of NBCU International Group and NBCU Telemundo Enterprises. As Chairman of NBCU International Group, Conde was responsible for the operations and international expansion of NBCUniversal businesses outside of North America.

Conde joined NBCUniversal in October 2013 as Executive Vice President overseeing NBCU International and NBCU Digital Enterprises. Prior to NBCU, Conde was the President of Univision Networks and served in a variety of senior executive capacities at the company. He is credited with transforming the Spanish-language media company into a leading global, multi-platform media brand. 

Prior to Univision, Conde served as a White House Fellow for Secretary of State Colin L. Powell from 2002–2003. He also worked in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group at Salomon Smith Barney.

Conde serves on the board of directors of Walmart and PepsiCo. He is also a Trustee of the Aspen Institute and the Paley Center for Media. Conde is also a Young Global Leader for the World Economic Forum. He holds a BA with honors from Harvard University and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. 

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