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Latido Music Announces Advisory Board - Notable Execs from Univision, Warner Bros., Cinedigm
July 18, 2019
Latido Music, the premiere 24-hour digital television network dedicated to Latin Music, has announced the formation of its Advisory Board. The announcement was made by Executive Vice President and General Manager Stephen Brooks.
The Advisory Board consists of leaders in media and entertainment with decades of industry experience in branding, Hispanic media, digital platforms and traditional television networks, including:
Mark Horak, A Corporate President with over 33 years of experience at Fortune 100 companies including Warner Bros. and Redbox, expert in market and brand development and team building.
Erick Opeka, President of Digital Networks at Cinedigm, where he oversees the company's nine OTT networks including documentary network Docurama, fandom network CONtv, family-centered Dove Channel and K-Pop and Asian Pop Culture outlet HALLYPOP.
Jack Hobbs, Hispanic/cross-cultural media pioneer and a distinguished Media Executive of the Year winner. Jack founded reVOLVER podcasts in 2015 following a distinguished career growing broadcast media properties at Univision Communications and Spanish Broadcasting Systems.
Seth Ingram, Co-Founder of VidaPrimo, the precursor to Latido Music. A distinguished sales executive with over 15 years experience in Hispanic digital media.
Ashley Jordan, Co-Founder of PX Sports, a Spanish language extreme sports television network, a former CEO of Fashion One, a fashion-based television network based in Asia and a media veteran with 20 years experience running global independent television networks and producer of Oscar award-winning projects.
"As an early stage media company, we know the importance of assembling an experienced, connected Advisory Board to establish ourselves." says Brooks. "The media landscape changes quickly. Having the right people guiding our steps gives us a significant advantage."
The Advisory Board has already been critical in the positioning of Latido Music channel on digital platforms. "Latido Music fills an important need in the OTT market for authentic and targeted Latinx music content," said Erick Opeka. "I'm thrilled to contribute my experience launching next-generation networks to Stephen (Brooks) and the Latido team."
Having a Board with international experience is also critical. Said Mark Horak, "I am very excited to be part of the team working to build the Latido Music platform and connect our music with a broad audience of consumers in the United States and throughout the Spanish speaking world."
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