Managing Director, Scripps Networks Interactive Latin America and the Caribbean
Eduardo Hauser holds the position of Managing Director, Latin America and the Caribbean for Scripps Networks Interactive, which distributes seven entertainment brands including Asian Food Channel, Cooking Channel, DIY Network, Fine Living, Food Network, HGTV and Travel Channel reaching nearly 165 million households in more than 175 countries and territories across Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean.
Based in Miami, Hauser is responsible for the strategic direction and daily operation of the company’s businesses across Latin America, which currently include Food Network as well as the company’s distribution across the Caribbean.
Earlier in his career, Hauser created the partnership between Cisneros and Aol to launch Aol in Latin America; he also played an integral role in creating the joint venture between Hughes Electronics, Cisneros, Mexico’s Multivision and Brazil’s Grupo Abril to launch DIRECTV Latin America.
Prior to joining Scripps Networks Hauser held the position of Executive Vice President for Latin America at Aol. He also spent 10 years with Cisneros departing as Managing Director, Office of the Chairman.
Additionally, Hauser has developed two other businesses – Hauser & Co., an investment and advisory firm focused on media, technology, education and restaurants, and DailyMe, a start-up offering personalization technology focused on the genre of news. Hauser also helped develop Soy TED, a TV format based on the TED Talks series targeting the Spanish-speaking audience.
Hauser holds a J.D. from Venezuela’s Universidad Catolica Andres Bello and a Master of Law degree (LLM) from Duke University. He also serves or has served on the boards of public, private and non-profit organizations including Ring Central, NPR, Vme Media, Pine Crest School, Knight Foundation and Duke University School of Law.