CMC Board Member: Izzy Gonzalez
A veteran in the media industry, Gonzalez currently serves as head of cross platform sales for CNN en Español, U.S. Prior to CNN, he served as director of sales for La Musica.com, a Spanish Broadcasting System division.
In 2003, Gonzalez was part of the team that engineered the re-launch of an OTC public company Connected Media Technologies (CMT) through the acquisition of NewsPronet from NBC Universal. At CMT he served as CEO/President and board member during his 5-year tenure.
From 1997 to 2000, Gonzalez served as director of sales for SONY Entertainment Television and held previous positions at CBS affiliate WFOR in South Florida and The Weather Channel Latin American (TWC), where he formed part of the launch team as well as serving as the director of ad sales.
Gonzalez began his media career as producer of product integration during the network launch of the Univision hit show Sabado Gigante. Gonzalez has served on the LAMAC Board, the IAA Board, and the IAB Multicultural Council.