Name: Maria Badillo
Company: Viacom International Media Networks – the Americas
New position: Vice president of programming and production for the U.S. Hispanic network.
Past experience: Nearly 20 years of experience in programming, production, marketing and new media. Served as director of programming and acquisitions for Discovery Networks Latin America/U.S. Hispanic. Worked at ¡Sorpresa! Network as senior ice president of programming and production.
What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?: “Never forget who you are and where you are coming from, always believe in yourself and your dreams and wherever you go look for your happiness and the ones around you.”