President and Chief Executive Officer, Univision Communications, Inc.
Falco became President and Chief Executive Office of Univision Communications,
Inc., in June 2011.
Mr. Falco was the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AOL LLC, where
he was responsible for setting strategy and overseeing the businesses and operations
of this global Web services company, which operated some of the Internet's most
popular destinations, offered a comprehensive suite of free software and services,
ran one of the country's largest Internet access businesses, and provided a
full set of advertising solutions.
Mr. Falco joined AOL in November 2006 from the NBC Universal Television Group where he was President and Chief Operating Officer. He was named to that position in 2005 and was responsible for the group's commercial and operational functions including affiliate relations, cable distribution, business development, information technology, network and studio operations, worldwide television distribution, and Telemundo. Mr. Falco also served as an officer of General Electric, majority owner of NBC Universal.
During more than 30 years with NBC, Mr. Falco also served as President of the NBC Universal Television Network Group beginning in 2004 and as Group President of the NBC Television Network, a position to which he was named in 1998. Before that, he had been President of the NBC Television Network, beginning in 1998. Mr. Falco has also served as Chief Operating Officer, Olympics, for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, the 2000 Summer Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia, the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, and the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. He has won six Emmy Awards for these broadcasts.
He previously served as President of NBC's Broadcast and Network Operations division. Named to that position in 1993, he oversaw the facilities and operations of the NBC Television Network worldwide. Falco was responsible for overseeing the design and creation of the Today show's "Window on the World" studio, MSNBC's state-of-the-art broadcast facilities in Secaucus, N.J., and the digital conversion of the NBC Television Network.
From 1986 until 1991, Mr. Falco served as Vice President of Finance and Administration, NBC Sports. Before that, he held several managerial positions in finance, technical operations, and corporate strategic planning after joining NBC in September 1975.
Mr. Falco sits on the board of Ronald McDonald House.
Mr. Falco is a graduate of Iona College, New Rochelle, NY, where he received his bachelor's of business administration in finance and his master's of business administration, also in finance. He received an honorary doctorate from Iona College in 2001.