December 2012

Geek of the Week Walter Ulloa Walter Ulloa is chairman and CEO of Entravision, a diversified Spanish-language media company that has invested in several types of media platforms, including television stations, radio stations, and digital platforms. Ulloa held his position since the company’s founding in 1996, leading it to become the largest affiliate group of […]

Geek of the Week Bilai Joa SilarBilai Joa Silar is the vice president and channel director of Discovery Networks Latin America. In this role, Joa Silar is responsible for programming strategies and creative direction for Discovery’s entire Hispanic channel portfolio, which includes Discovery en Español, Discovery Familia, and Discovery Kids Latin America. A 13-year veteran […]

Picks of the Week

December 23, 2012

At BBSJ, we believe that positive actions to close the digital divide and improve technology should be celebrated, and hindrances to those efforts should be publicized. To further this goal and help underscore the importance of closing the Digital Divide, our Editor selects “Picks of the Week,” whereby we recognize noteworthy individuals in the telecommunications […]

Geek of the Week Talitha WatkinsTalitha Watkins is the vice president of multicultural marketing at Universal Pictures, with a concentration in the African-American marketplace. In this role, Watkins directs marketing outreach and to help make all promotional, research, digital development, and related efforts more culturally relevant for all titles across Universal Pictures. Prior to her […]

Geek of the Week Tony PerezTony Perez is the president-elect of the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors, a major voice and key advisor to Congress and the Federal Communications Commission on local government perspectives and the public interest. In addition, Perez is the director of the Seattle Office of Cable Communications, which regulates […]

Geek of the Week Vicky FreeVicky Free is the executive vice president of marketing and strategy with BET Networks, the world’s leading provider of entertainment for the African-American audience and consumers of African American culture. In this role, Free is responsible for the marketing strategy and execution for BET,, BET mobile, and CENTRIC. Prior […]