09 de junio de 2016
Veonet, the media technology company, announced today that it has appointed Jorge Elías to the position of VP of Operations. Elías will oversee all of Veonet operations reporting directly to Efrén Carranza, founder and president of Veonet.Jorges diverse background in management, business development and proven execution capabilities as a content creator give him a unique combination of skills necessary to lead operations at a time when the fundamental structure of the industry is changing. He is a critical asset to help us drive new business strategy and leverage fast changing technology in the digital content acquisition, production and advertising sector, said Carlos Barba, Veonet CEO. Prior to his new position, Elías served from 2007 till 2011 as director of Spanish Productions for the UFC, The Ultimate Fighting Championship, where he led the companys approach and development of its brand into the Hispanic Market. Elías also serves, since 2011, as president Hispanic Market for King of the Cage, one of the top Mixed Martial Arts promotions. Elías is the founder and COO of The Hollywood Channel. Carranza said We are very excited about Jorge Elias joining our executive team. He is the the right person to lead our efforts in the management and acquisition, negotiation and renewal of all media content library, as well as analyzing international rights, licesing costs for media content in international programming distribution.Elías bring to Veonet over 40 years of professional experience as a producer and creator of television concepts for the Hispanic market. Some of his most memorable shows are Univisions Hablemos de Cine, KWHYs Aconteció Aquí, Mi Casa es su Casa, Video Show and KBEH 1 2 y 3. He is the creator of Confesiones, Estrenos de Hollywood, Tres Mujeres, Hollywood de Noche, Hollywood TV, Estrenos y Estrellas, Princesa 15añera, Los Camioneros, Vamos a Comer y Cuéntame un Chiste, among others.