Adriana Cisneros is CEO of Cisneros, a third generation family owned and operated business with a global footprint and operations in Latin America and the United States. The company has three areas of focus: Media, Interactive and Real Estate. Cisneros Media manages Venevision, Venezuela’s leading TV network as well a variety of cable channels with 25 million subscribers in Latin America. Through Cisneros Media Distribution, Cisneros Media produces content that is distributed in over 100 countries and in 12 languages. Cisneros Interactive is a leading digital ad network for mobile, online and audio serving the US Hispanic market and Latin America through Adsmovil, Redmas and AudioAd. Cisneros Real Estate develops high-end, sustainable resorts with current projects in the Dominican Republic and Colorado.
Adriana is also President of the Fundación Cisneros, the family’s educational not-for-profit organization, dedicated to improving education in Latin America. Adriana is Co-chair of Endeavor Miami, an organization that promotes high impact entrepreneurship. She is a Director and Executive Committee Member of the Board of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and a Trustee of the Paley Center for Media. Adriana is on the board of MoMA PS1 and MoMA’s Latin American acquisitions committee. Adriana is a Henry Crown Fellow as well as Term Member at the Council of Foreign Relations and an Advisory Board Member of Wyncode.
Adriana is the daughter of Gustavo Cisneros, the company’s Chairman and granddaughter of Diego Cisneros, who founded the business in 1929. She lives in Miami, Florida where the company is headquartered with her husband and 2 children.
Adriana holds a BA from Columbia University (2002) and a Master’s Degree in journalism from New York University (2005). She is also a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Program for Leadership Development (PLD – 2010).