Sameer Deen is Chief Digital Officer of Univision Communications Inc., the leading Hispanic media company in the U.S. and leads the Company’s digital business strategy. Since joining the Company in 2015, Deen and his team have more than doubled the growth and revenue of Univision’s most prominent digital assets– including Univision.com, Univision NOW, the Univision Creator Network, and several top rated apps including Uforia, TUDN and the local Univision News apps. He has spearheaded Univision’s digital business strategy through building and strengthening partnerships with major new media content providers and platforms. He reports directly to Chief Executive Officer Vincent Sadusky.
A seasoned executive with extensive experience in new media development and corporate strategy, Deen was most recently senior vice president of Multiplatform Distribution and Strategy for Scripps Networks Interactive (SNI), where he led digital video distribution efforts. He was also founding president of CityEats and senior vice president of Corporate Development, helping SNI establish its international presence. Earlier in his career he served as director, New Media for NBC Universal and director of Financial and Strategic Planning for NBC Universal Networks.
A respected and admired leader within the media industry, Deen has received numerous awards throughout his career, including the prestigious Luminary Award from the National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications in 2017. He has been named to Cablefax “Most Influential Minorities in Cable” list every year since 2018. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Commerce, with distinction, from McGill University in Montreal.
Deen is based in Miami, where he lives with his wife and three children.