Sergio Pizzolante Monsanto, the Founder and General Manager of CTMOBS and Partner in CMXUS, is a leading senior entertainment executive connecting content, culture and audiences for the Americas. One of LATAM’s most successful and influential executives, he has led networks and companies content, licensing and audience strategies for over 20 years.
Since launching his agency CTMOBS three years ago, he is connecting talent to content and reshaping how audiences discover Latino talent and content regardless of language.
Pizzolante was the Executive Vice President & General Manager for E! Networks Latin America & Brazil, Sony Entertainment Television, Animax (Sony Spin) and AXN, responsible for all areas of business, specially programming, marketing, sales & operations.
The mission of CTMOBS is simple yet: connect underrepresented and underdeveloped properties in the media industry to creative, distribution and business partners. From broadcast to cable, digital platforms and events, Pizzolante is reshaping content for global audiences.
Some of his most current projects includes serving as Executive Producer of Netflix’s Nicky Jam: El Ganador, YouTube’s Maluma: El Arte de Soñar as well as having a Producer role in projects with Endemol Shine Boomdog, Aquarius TV, Sony Pictures, Telemundo, Sony Music Latin and Fania Records.
Pizzolante knows how to launch successful entertainment based properties. In 2008 he joined E! Entertainment Television Latin America as Executive Vice President & General Manager and launched E! Networks Latin America. He created Locallywood – the intersection of Hollywood and local content bringing territories together. He expanded brand assets beyond the linear channel creating radio content as well as launching the leading Spanish digital platform, allowing E! to grow revenues by double-digits and remain competitive in a mature cable market. Under his watch the E! Latino digital platform (www.eonlinelatino.com) reached more than 60MM page views and 14MM unique visitors per month (as of april 2015) and became the leading basic cable channel website among all cable channels in the region regardless of category.