Chief Administrative Officer, ION Media Networks
Terri Santisi is Chief Administrative Officer for ION Media Networks, Inc. Santisi oversees core functions of the company, including revenue and profitability potential and talent management and development. A recognized business leader in the media and entertainment field with an outstanding record of achievement in financial management, strategic business development and business risk assessment, Santisi was responsible for restructuring ION Media Networks in 2008. Santisi has served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer at IMG, a sports, media, and entertainment company where she was responsible for overseeing IMG’s worldwide operations in finance, corporate development, legal, talent management, and information technology. Previously, she was Chief Financial Officer of Interpublic Media, a division of the Interpublic Group, and a partner and Industry Leader of KPMG’s Global Media and Entertainment Practice, and also held senior executive positions with EMI Group PLC, one of the world’s largest music companies. She began her career at Ernst & Young.
Santisi has been an active participant in the World Economic Forum and has authored white papers on the future of the media industry. Recognized as one of the Fifty Most Powerful Women in the Entertainment Industry by The Hollywood Reporter, Santisi was also a recipient of the Leadership in Action Award by the Women’s Action Alliance, and she is a member of the steering committee of She Made It, an initiative of the Paley Media Center to recognize outstanding women in media. Santisi is married and graduated magna cum laude from Boston College.