The Art of Development - Friday, June 23rd - Latino Lens Space
Camila Jimenez Villa is co-president and chief creative officer of the Fusion Media Group (FMG), a division of Univision Communications Inc (UCI). In this role Camila oversees content strategy across FMG.
FMG serves young, diverse audiences with content that reflects their shared values and passions across platforms and languages. FMG’s English-language properties include two cable networks, FUSION TV and the UCI’s interest in El Rey Network, as well as a collection of leading digital brands that span a range of categories: technology (Gizmodo), comedy and satire (The Onion, Clickhole), sports (Deadspin), pop culture (The AV Club), music (TrackRecord), lifestyle (Lifehacker), women’s interests (Jezebel), news and social justice (Fusion), African American news and culture (The Root), gaming (Kotaku) and car culture (Jalopnik). Other assets include Univision.com, the leading Spanish-language website for U.S. Hispanics; Univision Creator Network, a leading U.S. Hispanic focused multichannel network on YouTube; as well as Univision Story House, a content development and production unit, which produces original content for UCI’s portfolio of owned networks as well as third party networks and platforms. FMG reaches over 95 million unduplicated unique visitors a month across its owned digital properties and network of partner sites.Jimenez Villa was recently featured by Variety as one of ‘Hollywood New Leaders’ in television during 2016. Ad Age named Jimenez Villa to their ‘Media Mavens’ list for her efforts to make Univision and the Fusion Media Group “a one-stop shop for today's diverse, millennial media consumer.”
Prior to the launch of FMG, Jimenez Villa served as Vice President of CEO Projects and Analytics at Univision Communications Inc. (UCI), the leading media company serving Hispanic America. As a key member of the leadership team, she worked with the Company’s senior leaders to help drive strategy, growth, and operational initiatives, supporting programs aimed at transforming the company, and acting as a liaison between the Chief Executive Officer and other constituencies, both internal and external. She also served as senior director of Content Partnerships at UCI where she led the development of Univision’s broadband channels and made-for-web offerings to deliver against multi-platform growth and audience development goals.
Before joining Univision in 2011, Jimenez Villa was managing director at Cut the Papaya, an independent film production company she co-founded.
Jimenez Villa holds an M.B.A in strategy and finance from New York University, a postgraduate degree in film from The National Film and Television School, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication from Italy’s Libera Università di Lingue e Comunicazione IULM.