Leader Series: Bernadette Aulestia EVP, Global Distribution at HBO


Please join us on Wednesday, December 14th from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM where we continue our Leader Series with guest speaker Bernadette Aulestia, EVP, Global Distribution at HBO.

This event has limited seating. Please notify us if your availability changes ( and we will open seats on the waitlist as soon as they become available. We look forward to seeing you there!


Bernadette Aulestia is executive vice president, Global Distribution, for Home Box Office, Inc., overseeing all distribution operations of the company’s services and platforms worldwide. Internationally, she is responsible for the operations of HBO branded networks in 67 countries. Domestically, she leads distribution efforts for the premium networks HBO and Cinemax through cable, satellite and telco companies, and in the critical lodging business. Aulestia oversees HBO’s Affiliate Marketing group, which is responsible for the acquisition and retention of subscribers across all distributor partners. Aulestia also heads digital distribution efforts, including the streaming products HBO GO, MAX GO, the newly launched HBO NOW and HBO Home Entertainment. She was named to this position in June 2015.
Before adding global responsibilities, Aulestia was executive vice president, Domestic Network Distribution. Previously, she held the title of senior vice president, Domestic Network Distribution, and senior vice president, Affiliate & Product Marketing, where she oversaw HBO and Cinemax’s acquisition efforts and was responsible for the marketing of HBO’s subscription video on demand services (HBO on Demand/ Cinemax on Demand), multiplex channels and advanced products including high definition and broadband. She also oversaw the marketing efforts for the Hispanic, African-American, Asian, and Gay and Lesbian audiences.
Aulestia joined HBO in 1997. Responsible for developing strategic marketing plans to increase HBO’s presence in Hispanic markets, she successfully designed and oversaw the execution of the network’s first national Hispanic brand campaign and the creation of HBO Latino.
Prior to joining HBO, Aulestia worked at Univision Communications, Inc., Turner Broadcasting Systems, Inc., and Kidder, Peabody Inc.
Aulestia holds a BA in Economics from Brown University.

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