President of Cisneros Media
Jonathan Blum is the President of Cisneros Media, a new division of Cisneros that encompasses its broadcast television, Pay-TV, production, content distribution, music, and beauty pageant companies. In his role, Jonathan oversees all of the organization’s entertainment interests, from Venevision, the leading broadcaster in Venezuela, and its cable networks throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, to its U.S.-based independent production company, and global content distributor. Jonathan reports directly to Adriana Cisneros, CEO of Cisneros.
Prior to his present position, Jonathan was Vice President & General Manager of Venevision, where he was in charge of the network’s operations. Jonathan was responsible for the creation and implementation of content development strategies and co-productions; in addition to overseeing the station’s digital migration to High Definition [HD].
This is Mr. Blum’s second tenure at Cisneros; the first was in 2001 through 2007, when he served as the Venevision’s Planning Director prior to taking a position with E! Networks Latin America, initially as Executive Director before being promoted to Vice President of Business Operations in 2009. Jonathan’s distinguished career began in 1997 at the leading consulting firm McKinsey & Company.
Jonathan Blum earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with distinction at the Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administracion (IESA) in Caracas, Venezuela (1997), participating in a student exchange program to study abroad at the London Business School in England. He has a Civil Engineering degree from Venezuela’s Universidad Metropolitana; and has received numerous industry recognitions and distinctions.