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Robert (Bob) M. Zitter
Bob Zitter currently provides advisory services to media and technology companies worldwide. Bob’s expertise is in management and strategy as well as building business models to serve emerging consumer demand. He works with many clients planning to start-up a new busienss.
Zitter is the former Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Home Box Office. He was the co-founder of HBO’s businesses in Europe, Latin America and Asia, in addition to leading domestic operations and technology. Bob was a television industry innovator creating and introducing numerous pioneering services such as satellite television, digital television distribution, High Definition TV, Video on Demand and the transformative online service, HBO Go.
Previously Bob managed a cable television business in Maryland and then oversaw the management of broadcast TV and cable television systems throughout the US. Earlier he supervised operations for the ABC Television Network. Bob served in the US Army as a television program director.
He was inducted into the Cable Television Hall of Fame and the Satellite industry Hall of Fame. Bob served on the Technology Advisory Council for the Federal Communications Commission and currently is Chairman of Bi-Cultural Day School in Stamford, CT. He is a US Army veteran and has a BA from Colgate University and a Masters in Management from Frostburg State University in Maryland.
Areas of Expertise
- Business Strategy & Planning
- Intellectual Property
- Business Operations
- Human Resources & Internal Communications
- Sales, Marketing & Public Relations
- Arts, Entertainment & Recreation
Colgate University, BA
Frostburg State University, Masters in Management