Lesli Rotenberg, 61, was appointed to our Board of Directors on November 30, 2021. Ms. Rotenberg is the former Chief Programming Executive & General Manager, Children’s Media & Education of the Public Broadcasting Service (“PBS”), an American public media organization and distributor of television and digital content, serving in that role from February 2016 to June 2021. She was responsible for the strategic direction of an innovative, dynamic media service to meet the needs of America’s children, parents, and teachers. While at PBS, she also served as General Manager, Children’s Programming from 2005 to 2016 and as Senior Vice President, Marketing & Communications from 2000 to 2016. Prior to that, Ms. Rotenberg served for ten years at Discovery Communications, Inc. in a variety of senior level management positions with strategic responsibilities for positioning The Discovery Channel, TLC and Animal Planet media brands to consumers, advertisers, cable affiliates and promotion partners. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from Boston University School of Public Communication.
Throughout her career, Ms. Rotenberg developed extensive experience regarding entertainment content creation and distribution, business development, brand management, marketing, digital content, media and strategic planning. With this experience, she provides our Board of Directors with valuable insights and perspectives regarding entertainment, marketing, brand management and other strategic and operational matters.