2018 - 2019
Acun Medya are format producers of entertaining and high-quality content. With 2000+ hours of annual prime time broadcast television their worldwide formats include Bake Off, Come Dine With Me, Dancing with the Stars, Deal or No Deal, Fear Factor, Got Talent, My Man Can, My Style Rocks, Ninja Warrior, Power of Love, Rising Star, Survivor, The Voice, The Voice Kids, and Utopia.

Working alongside the Principal and CEO, as the Chief Operations Officer we scaled the EXATHLON sports-reality entertainment format globally by overseeing daily operations and strategic initiatives that defined business, legal, creative, digital and commercial strategies.

Launched Acun Medya in Mexico with breakout ratings hits EXATHLON & The Voice on Azteca Uno.



2011 - 2018

As a leading Media and Entertainment Executive at Sony Music Entertainment/Syco Entertainment I reported directly to Simon Cowell regarding global growth strategy for TV and Intellectual Property.
▸ Earned “Best International Program Sales” – X Factor aired in 168+ markets – 2015 Broadcast Award.
▸ Got Talent recognized by Guinness World Records as the world’s most successful reality format.
▸ AGT aired in 186+ markets.
▸ Got Talent pioneered the international format business into China.
▸ Other formats managed globally: The Investigator, Keep It In The Family, La Banda, Beat The Brain, Red or Black, Food Glorious Food.

Delivered a 100% revenue increase, doubled market sales and secured double-digit growth per annum for all ancillary, new business and sponsorship income.
▲ X Factor grew from 25 to 56 markets
▲ Got Talent grew from 25 to 72 markets 



2008 - 2011

As General Manager of the ANT1 Television Network, I provided strategic operational management & financial control that delivered the succession plan for the No. 2 television network in Greece with satellite feeds to Australia, Europe, U.K., Cyprus, Canada, & the U.S. 
▸Minimized losses from the Greek economic crisis.
▸Updated and repositioned station programming and branding.
▸Drove digital transformation with the launch of an on-demand platform with world-wide, digitally aligned partner stations, and initiated Web TV in Sept 2009.
▸Judged the first 3 seasons of X Factor Greece.
▸ Won International Promax and Greek Advertising Awards. Developed a breakthrough creative strategy and television promos.
▸Introduced block programming for HBO, Fox, ABC/Disney, and Paramount series to adapt viewing commitment.
▸Secured & reintroduced a sporting content strategy to the broadcaster securing blue chip content. Negotiated bids and contracts with Formula One, UEFA Europa League and the National Basketball League.

▲ 14.7% to 18% in AUDIENCE LOYALTY & key demographic ratings.
▼ 15% Overhead Reduction.
▼ €30M Cost Reduction



2005 - 2008

In the face of the rise of Napster and the digital revolution, my role pioneered an innovative response to international artist marketing strategies for the evolving marketplace.

▸Managed the impact of merging corporate climates between the Sony and BMG cultures.
▸Drove international marketing and PR strategy success for Sony’s “Global Priority Artists” (including Beyoncé, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Justin Timberlake, Alicia Keys, Shakira, John Legend, P!NK, Chris Brown, Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters, and Kings of Leon to name a few).

▸Aligned budgets and spent to Sony BMG companies’ interests.
▸Coordinated and communicated globally across all Sony BMG companies’ international footprint.



2003 - 2005

Created the first independent company to embrace a 360° artist model that managed every area of an artist’s creative output.

Captured 15% market share within 3 years rising quickly to no.1 independent company status in a market dominated by local repertoire, becoming the most admired, aggressive and creative label with continuing market dominance.

Produced and judged the Star Academy/Fame Story format with 40% average and 70-75% final viewer share across 6 channels.

Secured the company’s first no.1 record in the first six months, first Greek World Music Award, and 40+ Gold/Platinum singles and albums.


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