Bryan Schiller is Senior Vice President of Strategy & Corporate Development for Paramount’s Networks business in Latin America, Southern Europe, Middle East & Africa. He currently leads a pan-regional team executing operational strategy, M&A, joint ventures, and strategic partnerships across streaming, linear and broadcast television throughout the region.
Mr. Schiller has executed over $35bn in mergers & acquisitions, financing, and specialized valuations across the globe. At Paramount, he led the acquisitions of Latin American FTA broadcasters Telefe and Chilevision, as well as majority investments in Brazilian digital content producer Porta dos Fundos and Spanish-language production powerhouse TeleColombia, among other projects. He also has operational oversight and sits on the Board of Directors of Porta dos Fundos and TeleColombia.
Prior to Paramount, Mr. Schiller held various senior-level client advisory positions and brings almost a decade of bulge-bracket investment banking experience advising some of the largest global companies in the media and technology sectors on mergers & acquisitions and capital markets transactions. Prior to this, he spent multiple years at a Big Four accounting firm providing specialist intellectual property and intangible asset valuation advisory across all industry sectors.
Mr. Schiller holds an MBA from the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University, and a BS in Business Administration and Finance with honors from the University of Vermont. He achieved the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 2004, has been licensed with the UK Financial Services Authority and has held US FINRA Series 79 and 63 investment banking and securities agent certifications.