After an impressive introduction, the president of the «Berlin School of Creative Leadership» Michael Conrad hands over the microphone to Bill Roedy, the former Chair & CEO, Mtv Networks Int., to give his President’s Lecture.
Bill Roedy is the former Chairman and CEO of MTV Networks International, where he and his team built from scratch a global operation of 200 channels, 20 brands (including MTV, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central) in 200 countries, reaching a potential audience of 2 billion people, launching the most channels in the history of TV.
Prior to joining MTVNI, Bill Roedy was a Vice President for HBO for ten years, and was inducted as one of the «Pioneers» of the U.S. cable industry. Earlier he was a career officer in the United States Army where he qualified as Airborne and Army Ranger and was a decorated combat veteran in Vietnam. He also commanded nuclear missile bases in Italy as part of NATO during the Cold War.
Based on the two cornerstones of Bill Roedy’s career (Military and MTV), our staff photographer Andreas Baier felt responsible to melt down both aspects to one music-clip-lookalike-whatsoever-look.
This happended to be with all the respect he could pay him and MTV remembering quite well that MTV EUROPE was the only TV-channel that was willing to screen his commercial for a fictional funeral company named «Mr. Sandman’s Finest Funerals» Andreas Baier once was desperate to compete in Cannes with:
Our full report about Bill Roedy’s President’s Lecture will have to wait this time a little bit longer to be published. This is due to a heavy workoverload we are sentenced to deal within the next couple of weeks.
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