Resume for Douglas F. for Executive Manager / Broadcasting, News & Journalism in Helsinki, Finland
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Wm. Douglas F.
Los Angeles, CA
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University of Central Florida – B.A. Television Communications
Minor Business Administration
University of Florida – additional courses Business Administration
Professional Executive Continuing Education
EU and USA work qualified. Multi cultural family USA citizen married. Spouse and children dual
citizens Finnish / USA. International experienced to smoothly integrate into various cultural and diverse
business environments. Excellent communicator.
Awards & Publications
• “Victor Awards” Slovenia’s Emmy Awards Exec Producer best original productions
• “Golden Broche Awards” best audience marketing for a television program
• Time Magazine, Global Business Section, Dec
• Featured in various industry publications as Bloomberg, Reuters, World Screen News,
Television Europe, C, Broadcast & Cable, Variety Magazine FT Central European Media
Los Angeles, CA Helsinki, Finland
The Neo Cooperative team is a business accelerator firm focused on entertainment development,
production, IPTV, business development and equity capital industries.
• Multichannel International and Domestic television businesses
• Program creative development, Production, Branding
• IPTV , Digital Multiplatform, Strategy, Brands, Distribution, Acquisitions, Social Media,
Los Angeles, CA
DAVE Networks multiplatform enables white label IPTV digital branded
television video and social media networks, global content distribution via triple play and enables brand
owners to realize value from interactive, mediarich experiences.
• President of Entertainment
• Establish – Intl. partnerships, J/V, program licensing, strategy, creative development
• st in the industry to create TV branded video social communities and multi distribution with
MGM, Disney/ABC, CBS, Endemol, Fremantle, Vin di Bona Productions
• st Hewlett Packard IPTV Content Distribution Platform on + million notebooks
JumpTV the world’s leading destination for ethnic digital online television.
Live Streaming IP IPTV, VOD, SVOD, PPV CDN platform. international television channels
licensed in countries.
• Executive Vice President, Europe
• European Partners, license, distribute broadcast channels, VOD / SVOD content globally
• Participate in successful public IPO UK AIM market and Toronto Exchange July
Central National Media Group
Media Holding Group. The group consists of digital satellite TV cable channels, local
Channels, Production Studios, News Production, radio stations and newspapers.
• CEO – Executive Director
• Featured in “Time Magazine”, Dec Global Business section
• Successfully Launch TV Channels, production studio, news department, create national radio
• Manage and train international team
Broadcast Links, Inc. Firestone Media
New York, New York
• Chief Operating Officer Recruited by William Morris Associates
• Successfully launch “Sorpresa TV”. America’s first Children’s Hispanic Channel a mandate
from Time Warner Cable
• Acquire Cable channel with distribution carriage agreements
SBS Broadcasting, S.A.
London, United Kingdom, Europe
Europe’s second largest broadcast organization. , AEX
• Senior Vice President, Europe
• President and General Manager Kanal A, Ljubljana, Slovenia, Europe
• Board of Directors Production Joint Venture of SBS – Endemol, “Big Brother, AB”
• Won “Viktor Awards” Slovenia’s Emmy Award for Best Original & Creative Program
• Manage Countries Special task force to launch, rebrand or turnaround broadcast
channels. i.e.: Slovenia, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, the
Netherlands, Belgium, Italy,
• Developed new programming revenue streams across multi IP platforms & mobile
Baring Communications Equity, Ltd
London, UK, Europe
Private Equity Media Investment Firm
• Turnaround – Crisis /General Manager of TV broadcast properties
• President of Exec Mgt Board Kanal A/ BCE Shareholder Representative
• Sold Kanal A Slovenia to SBS Broadcasting
Fusion Sports Entertainment
Los Angeles, CA Current
• International Represent Sports Program Distribution
Los Angeles, CA
Specialty Boutique agency specializing in literary, programming and talent
• International Development of the Mob Channel
London, Helsinki, Madrid, Berlin, New York
Strategic digital design techniques to solve complex business, service, and interface problems.Ê
• Senior Strategy Advisor for Broadcast, Telecoms, Cable, Digital Media and IPTV industries
Helsinki, Finland –
SecuryCast is a Digital service provider DSP that provides endtoend valueadded services for
• Board of Directors representative for M&A
TV Nordic Europe’s First PC Based MHP Interactive Multimedia Digital TV channel.
Music targeted. DTT, Streaming Broadband, mobile content...
• Board of Directors and Shareholder
• Sold TV to SBS Broadcasting and rebrand channel as “ Voice TV”
SBS Broadcasting, S.A
• Advisor Strategic development, turnaround Prima TV Central Europe Romania
Alma Media, Oy