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KC Sullivan

KC Sullivan

President, CNBC

KC Sullivan is President of CNBC, the recognized world leader in business news. He is responsible for the network’s TV and Digital news operations, original primetime programming and subscription products. A thirteen-year veteran of NBCUniversal, Sullivan has spent more than a decade in leadership roles across the company’s portfolio in both the U.S. and overseas.

Most recently, Sullivan served as President & Managing Director of Global Advertising & Partnerships for NBCUniversal based in London. In that role, he created the Global Partnerships team, which tripled revenue during his tenure, and established a strong partnership with Sky Media in the United Kingdom, Italy, and Germany and formed a new partnership with the RTL Ad Alliance.

Before that, Sullivan spent seven years as President and Managing Director of CNBC International, responsible for managing and growing CNBC’s assets in Europe, the Middle East, Africa (EMEA) and the Asia Pacific region. While there, he opened bureaus in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and China, launched partnerships in Indonesia and Thailand, and created “East Tech West,” a multi-year, industry-leading tech event in the Guangdong region of China.

He first joined NBCUniversal in 2009, serving as CNBC’s Chief Financial Officer where he led the company’s global financial operations. Three years later, he became CFO for the NBCUniversal News Group, where he was responsible for the finance operation across all television, cable and digital news properties. 

Sullivan began his career at General Electric as part of the company’s Financial Management Program in GE Plastics before moving on to larger roles across the organization in departments including GE’s Corporate Audit Staff and GE Healthcare Medical Diagnostics.

Sullivan holds a bachelor’s degree in History from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA.