2017 Powerful & Influential Latinos in Entertainment

Meet our 2017 Powerful & Influential Latinos in Entertainment honorees. Congratulations to all who made the list!


Cris Abrego
Cris AbregoChairman, Endemol Shine Americas and CEO, Endemol Shine North America
Michael Alicea
Michael AliceaExecutive Vice President of Global Human Resources - Nielsen
Francisco Arias
Francisco AriasSr. Vice President, Business Affairs - CBS Television Studios
David Arroyo
David ArroyoSr. Vice President, Legal Affairs and Internal Audit/Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer -, Scripps Networks Interactive
Javier Avitia
Javier AvitiaExecutive Vice President, Legal and Business Affairs - CBS Studios International
Alfredo Ayala
Alfredo AyalaPrincipal Technical Staff - Walt Disney Imagineering Research & Development
Arturo Barquet
Arturo BarquetSr. Vice President and CFO, Film Production, Live Theater, and Music - Universal Pictures
Alfredo Barrios, Jr.
Alfredo Barrios, Jr.Executive Producer
Gloria Calderón Kellett
Gloria Calderón KellettCo-Showrunner & Executive Producer
Santiago Capdepont
Santiago CapdepontSr. Vice President, Kids Strategy & Operations, Brand Development Group - Universal Pictures
Elizabeth Casanas
Elizabeth CasanasSr. Vice President, Human Resources - Showtime Networks, Inc.
Fabian Castro
Fabian CastroSr. Vice President, Multicultural Marketing - Universal Pictures
Natalie Chaidez
Natalie ChaidezShowrunner & Executive Producer
Dennis Colón
Dennis ColónVice President, ad Operations & Strategy - CBS Interactive
Cesar Conde
Cesar CondeChairman, NBCUniversal International Group and NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises
Juan Carlos Coto
Juan Carlos CotoShowrunner & Executive Producer
Stacie M. de Armas
Stacie M. de ArmasVice President, Strategic Initiatives & Consumer Engagement - Nielsen
Stephen Espinoza
Stephen EspinozaExecutive Vice President & General Manager, Sports and Event Programming - Showtime Networks Inc.
Rita Ferro
Rita FerroPresident, Advertising Sales - Disney-ABC Television Group
Rick Frey
Rick FreySr. Vice President, Executive Creative Director - CW
Johanna Fuentes
Johanna FuentesExecutive Vice President, Corporate Communications - Showtime Networks Inc.
David A. Garcia
David A. GarciaVice President, Business Affairs
Mónica Gil
Mónica GilExecutive Vice President, Corporate Affairs - NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises
Suzanne GomezSr. Vice President, Publicity - CW
Phil Gonzales
Phil GonzalesSr. Vice President, Communications - CBS Entertainment
Patricia Gonzalez
Patricia GonzalezSr. Vice President, In-Theatre Marketing, Domestic Distribution Motion Picture Group - Paramount Pictures
Enrique Guillen
Enrique GuillenSr. Vice President, Development and Production - Universal Television Alternative Studio
Kiska Higgs
Kiska HiggsSr. Vice President, Acquisitions & Co-Productions - Focus Features
Al KennedyVice President, On Air Promotions - CBS Network
Valerie Masterson
Valerie MastersonSr. Vice President, Human Resources The CW Television Network
Barbara Matos
Barbara MatosVice President, Diversity and Inclusion - CBS Corporation
Angelica McDaniel
Angelica McDanielExecutive Vice President, Daytime Programs and Syndicated Program Development - CBS Entertainment and CBS Television Distribution
Edith Mendoza
Edith MendozaSt. Vice President, Comedy Series Development - CBS Entertainment
Salvador Mendoza
Salvador MendozaVice President, Diversity & Inclusion, NBCUniversal
Belinda Menendez
Belinda MenendezPresident - NBCUniversal International Television Distribution & Universal Networks International
Paul Montoya
Paul MontoyaPresident, Media Sales - CBS Television Distribution
Flavio Morales
Flavio MoralesExecutive Vice President, Endemol Shine Latino, U.S. Initiatives
Armando Nuñez
Armando NuñezPresident and Chief Executive Officer, CBS Studios International
Roberto Orci
Roberto OrciExecutive Producer
Jennifer Ortega
Jennifer OrtegaSr. Vice-President, Business & Legal Affairs - Telepictures Productions/Warner Bros. Entertainment
Kenny Ortega
Kenny OrtegaDirector, Producer, Choreographer
Anita Ortiz
Anita OrtizVice President, Global Inclusion Strategy - West Coast - Viacom
Roxanne Lettman Pompa
Roxanne Lettman PompaVice President, International Format Sales and Productions
Marco Ramirez
Marco RamirezShowrunner & Executive Producer
Anhelo Reyes
Anhelo ReyesSr. Vice President, Consumer Marketing - Paramount Network
Jolene Rodriguez
Jolene RodriguezDevelopment Executive - Screen Gems
Rey M. Rodriguez
Rey M. RodriguezAssistant Chief Counsel - Walt Disney Pictures
Robert Rodriguez
Robert RodriguezFounder & Chairman - El Rey Network
Ana Salas Siegel
Ana Salas SiegelSr. Vice President and General Counsel - NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises
Danielle Sanchez-WitzelShowrunner & Executive Producer
Tanya Saracho
Tanya SarachoShowrunner
Juan Sepulveda
Juan SepulvedaSr. Vice President, System Leadership - PBS
Bilai Joa Silar
Bilai Joa SilarSr. Vice President, Programming and Production - NBC Universo
Michelle Sobrino-Stearns
Michelle Sobrino-StearnsGroup Publisher and Chief Revenue Officer - Variety and IndieWire
Mario Vecchi
Mario VecchiChief Technology Officer, PBS
Eli Velazquez
Eli VelazquezExecutive Vice President, Programming Production and Content - Telemundo Deportes, NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises