Margie Moreno is currently Head of Spanish Content for YouTube Red Originals.
Margie Moreno oversees all Spanish Content worldwide as part of the You Tube Red Originals International team. Before joining You Tube, she served as the Vice President of Production and Development for NBC Universo, the NBC Universal cable network targeting US Hispanics. Moreno has over 15 years of television experience, having served as both a producer and network executive. Prior to NBC Universo, Moreno was Head of Development for Imagina US/ Promofilm US, an international production company with hubs in Europe, Latin America and the US. Moreno began her career as Director of Original Programming at Turner after stints at Lionsgate Television and Mandalay Entertainment. She also serves as Board Co-Chair for NALIP (National Association of Latino Independent Producers) and is a Los Angeles Board member of Step Up Women's Network which looks to empower girls from under-resourced communities.
Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion - CBS Corporation
Barbara Matos is Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion, CBS Corporation. She reports to the Executive Vice President & Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer.
Matos engages with diverse partners and local and national advocacy groups to enhance outreach. She manages the CBS Diversity Institute Workshops and works closely on the CBS Diversity Comedy Showcase. Barbara Chairs RAD, the CBS Diversity Employee Resource Group, and serves as Executive Sponsor of the CBS Women’s Networking Group. She is a critical strategic partner on the development of the CBS Corporation Diversity Council on both the East and West coasts. Matos is an active member of the CBS Corporation Volunteer Committee. She is, and has been, an integral component in the initiation of the wide range of diversity efforts at CBS.
Matos has been at CBS since May 1995 when she joined CBS International, Business Affairs. In 2000 Matos, together with the SVP, Diversity, developed the Diversity Department at CBS. In 2009 she was promoted to Manager, Diversity and in 2013 she was promoted to Director, Diversity. Before joining CBS, Matos was a paralegal at Mahler & Harris, P.C. and a registered Interpreter with the U.S. Department of Justice (1987-1995). Prior to that, she was a paralegal with Gersowitz & Libo, Esqs., where she also managed the day to day operations of the firm (1986-1987).
Matos is a graduate of St. John’s University. She serves on the Advisory Committee of the National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) Diverse Women in Media Initiative. She is an Advisory Board member of Arts for a Better Tomorrow and serves on the Lenox Hill Hospital Women's Health Council. Matos also served as a Big Sister in Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City and continues to be involved with the organization. Matos was among the 2016 and 2017 honorees of the Imagen Foundation Powerful and Influential Latinos in Entertainment.
Julie Ann Crommett joined The Walt Disney Studios on February 6th as Vice President, Multicultural Audience Engagement. She was most recently Google's Entertainment Industry Educator in Chief leading their efforts to shift and diversify on-screen perceptions of computer science through storytelling (a position she created). Previously she worked at NBCUniversal managing behind-the-camera diversity programs including Writers on the Verge and the Directing Fellowship.
Her journey is coming full-circle at Disney where she began her career as a Pixar Animation Studios' production intern working on the Wall-E DVD and Up promos. Most recently, she was named to The Hollywood Reporter's prestigious "Next Gen: 35 under 35" and serves on the boards of NALIP (National Association of Latino Independent Producers) and Women in Animation. Of Cuban and Puerto Rican heritage, Julie Ann was raised in Atlanta, GA and earned her BA in English at Harvard University.
Jim Mendiola is an independent filmmaker, curator, and writer based in Texas.
A Rockefeller Intercultural Media Fellow, Mendiola's films have screened in numerous film festivals, museums, and colleges in the U.S., Mexico and Europe, public television and cable TV. His projects have been supported by ITVS, Film Independent, NALIP, LPB, Mun2, SiTV, and the Sundance Filmmakers Lab. As a curator, Mendiola created the film program at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, and is currently directing the San Antonio CineFestival. He is an artist-in-residence at the University of Texas at Austin where he is writing a book and creating a digital archive on the history of U.S. Chicano/Latino independent filmmaking.