NEW YORK, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Doug Rousso has been named Chief Technology Officer, CBS Corporation, it, was announced today by Joseph Ianniello, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, CBS Corporation. In this newly created position, Rousso will oversee all infrastructure technologies across CBS Corporation's entire business portfolio. He begins Monday, April 18 and will report to Ianniello.
"As the media landscape evolves, the role of the Chief Technology Officer becomes more and more important," said Ianniello. "In Doug, we are bringing on board a results-driven executive who understands how to leverage technology to the business needs of a company like ours and he will elevate the impact of this vital function inside CBS Corporation. I'm confident that his experience, creativity and drive will not only make our ongoing operations more efficient, but afford us new, unforeseen opportunities as well."
Rousso, a thought leader in enterprise architecture and frequent public speaker, has comprehensive information technology experience and a track record of creative and strategic execution in areas such as infrastructure, engineering, application development and operations. His resume includes work with media companies, global Fortune 500 firms and start-ups.
Most recently, Rousso served as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Global Information Services for CA Technologies, a position he has held since 2007. Previously, he worked at Warner Bros. Entertainment as Vice President and Chief Architect/ Management Information Services and Group Information Officer for Domestic Television Distribution. Prior to that, he was Managing Director, Technical and Network Services for NBC. He has also served as Chief Information Officer for Asylum Communications; Managing Director, IT Operations for Dreamworks, S.K.G.; and Director, Business and Technical Services for MCA/ Universal Studios. He also founded and served as president of Pacific Administrators, Inc.
Rousso holds both a Master's and Bachelor's degree from the University of Southern California.
About CBS Corporation
CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) is a mass media company with constituent parts that reach back to the beginnings of the broadcast industry, as well as newer businesses that operate on the leading edge of the media industry. The Company, through its many and varied operations, combines broad reach with well-positioned local businesses, all of which provide it with an extensive distribution network by which it serves audiences and advertisers in all 50 states and key international markets. It has operations in virtually every field of media and entertainment, including broadcast television (CBS and The CW – a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), cable television (Showtime Networks and CBS College Sports Network), local television (CBS Television Stations), television production and syndication (CBS Television Studios, CBS Studios International and CBS Television Distribution), radio (CBS Radio), advertising on out-of-home media (CBS Outdoor), publishing (Simon & Schuster), interactive media (CBS Interactive), music (CBS Records), licensing and merchandising (CBS Consumer Products), video/DVD (CBS Home Entertainment), motion pictures (CBS Films) and sustainable media (EcoMedia). For more information, please visit www.cbscorporation.com.
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