Category: GEMA, GEMA Event

Title:Corporate Resilience & Careers in Media: A Discussion with ViacomCBS Hoya Leaders

Georgetown alumni in leadership positions across ViacomCBS participated in an informative and engaging discussion of how the leading, global media company is navigating the rapid pace of transformation brought on by technological disruption and changes to audience behaviors, both of which are now being accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic and an urgent conversation about race in America.

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Geared towards recent graduates interested in careers in media and entertainment, this conversation examined how media companies–and the individuals who drive success within them–overcome challenges and navigate times of change by developing innovative solutions, putting people first, and casting a vision for the future, with a focus on real-life stories from this group of seasoned executives and fellow Hoyas.

  • Vanessa Joyce (C’08), Senior Vice President of Development & Production, Paramount Pictures
  • David Lawenda (C’88), Executive Vice President of Sales, Digital Video andInteractive, ViacomCBSDave
  • LiCalzi (B’98), Senior Vice President of Integrated Marketing at ViacomCBS
  • Katherine Liu (B’98), Senior Vice President of Strategy and Operations for ViacomInternational Media Networks
  • Jose Tolosa (B’97), Executive Vice President, Chief Transformation Officer,ViacomCBS
  • Jason Williams (MBA’05), Senior Vice President, Global Inclusion Strategy atViacomCBS