Christopher Furst is Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer at Univision Communications Inc., the leading Hispanic media company in the United States.
Furst has more than 15 years of experience in the media industry. Prior to joining Univision, Furst served as Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer at NBC Universal, where he was responsible for global applications, infrastructure and IT operations supporting the company’s worldwide media portfolio. Before joining NBC Universal, Furst was a Partner with Navint Consulting, where he was responsible for the media & entertainment practice and its clients.
In addition to his professional endeavors, Furst also served as a David Rockefeller Fellow working with the Partnership for New York City, focusing on the improvement and effectiveness of public and private partnerships citywide. Furst currently serves on the board of directors for NPower, a national non-profit focused on IT skill development in the community, as well as serving other non-profits. Additionally, Furst is a member of the New York City Investment Fund’s Media sector group.