HMC Board Member: Gian Pablo Kates
Gian Pablo is Vice President of Sales for Telemundo Media. In this role, he oversees all of the Southeast’s advertising sales for Telemundo Network, Telemundo.com and Universo Cable. Additionally, he manages the strategy, commercial innovation and integrated monetization of all tent poles for Telemundo Enterprises.
He is an experienced and versatile media executive with 25+ years of network, spot TV, interactive sales and branded entertainment experience. Prior to joining Telemundo, Gian Pablo Kates was Regional Sales Manager for Spanish Broadcasting System Radio where he managed sales for its four largest stations in South Florida.
Having attended Florida International’s School of Marketing, as well as Wharton’s School of Business and IAB trained, Gian Pablo has a strong grasp on research, cultural insights, strategic planning and their respective impacts on marketers’ “Key Performance Indicators”. His experience, business acumen and certifications in “Building Essential Leadership Skills” and General Electric’s Green Belt Training have earned him speaking appearances for fortune 500 Companies, and Universities such as Florida International University and University of Miami.
His passion for connecting with his community has been the centerpiece of his mentorship of Florida International Students, years of commitment to The Muscular Dystrophy Summer camp program, POSSE and prior board member of The South Florida Advertising Federation.