JB Perrette to deliver keynote address at CII Big Picture Summit

JBPerrette, President, Discovery Networks InternationalJB Perrette, President of Discovery Networks International will be in India to deliver the keynote address at the CII Big Picture Summit 2014 to be held in Delhi on September 19th.

JB Perrette, President, Discovery Networks International said, “The diversity of the Indian television industry and the passion of its leaders to entertain a billion plus population is both inspiring and thrilling. And, in this highly competitive environment, the fact that Discovery has been a leader in multiple genres of television is a testament to our commitment in this market. I am looking forward to sharing my experience at the CII Big Picture Summit 2014  and interacting with the entrepreneurs and professionals from Indian media industry.”

Perrette drives the strategy behind the company’s worldwide networks in more than 220 countries. Discovery’s portfolio includes several global flagship brands such as Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery and Discovery Science in addition to newly acquired businesses and brands from Eurosport, SBS in the Nordic region, Switchover Media in Italy and Fatafeat in the Middle East.

Perrette joined Discovery in Oct 2011 as Chief Digital Officer after 11 years with NBC Universal working on distribution and new business development. Prior to NBC, he held a number of internationally based roles as a member of General Electric’s top leadership development program based in London, and at CS First Boston in London and Tokyo. Perrette is now based in London.

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