Susan Packard: Women's Leadership in the Cable TV Industry

March 08, 2011
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Cultural Events
Shirley Recital Hall, FAC

Susan Packard was co-founder of CNBC and Scripps Networks Interactive (SNI) Inc., parent of HGTV, Food Network, Travel Channel and other cable networks. While she was Chief Operating Officer of HGTV, it became one of the fastest growing cable networks in television history, now reaching over 99 million subscribers. Packard helped to build SNI to a company with a market capitalization of $7 billion dollars. In 2008 she was inducted into the Cable Center Hall of Fame. In 2010 she was admitted to The Committee of 200, a select group of global women executives dedicated to inspiring and supporting future women leaders in business. Free. Sponsored by the Committee on Cultural Events and the Center for Women in Business & Economics.