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Kay Koplovitz

Kay Koplovitz, is founder and former Chairman & CEO of USA Networks, including USA Network, Sci-Fi Channel and USA Networks International, today a multi-billion dollar television company. Ms. Koplovitz ran the company for 21 years before stepping down in 1998. She is presently a principal in Koplovitz & Company LLC, a media advisory and investment firm. She is co-founder of Springboard Enterprises, an organization that has fostered the investment of more than $6.2 Billion in women-led firms, and co-founder of BoldCap Ventures, a venture capital fund. She is a frequent speaker on media, venture capital and corporate governance.

Koplovitz serves as a trustee for The Paley Center for Media (Formerly The Museum of Television and Radio), and The International Tennis Hall of Fame, and The College of Letters and Science at the University of Wisconsin.

President Clinton nominated Koplovitz as Chairman of the National Women's Business Council (NWBC) in 1998. She is the author of Bold Women, Big Ideas: Learning to Play the High Risk Entrepreneurial Game, a book she wrote to inform and inspire women entrepreneurs, also available in e-book format.

Koplovitz holds a master degree in Communications from Michigan State University. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Wisconsin, and holds honorary doctorate degrees from Michigan State University, St. Johns University Emerson College, and Canasius College.

 


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