Janet Balis leads EY’s global consulting practice for the Media and Entertainment industry as well as the Marketing practice in the Americas. Janet’s team works across a broad range of clients including agencies, broadcast and cable networks, cable and satellite providers, publishers, and brand marketers.
Immediately prior to joining EY, Janet worked extensively across broadcast, digital and print media at highly innovative media and technology companies working directly with large scale brand marketers. She was a Partner at technology incubator Betaworks leading their innovation lab, served as Publisher of The Huffington Post, and led Sales Strategy and Partnerships at AOL. Previously, she also worked at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia and Time Warner.
Janet has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA from Columbia University. She serves on the boards of PRX, the International Academy of Arts and Sciences, and She Runs It.
She serves as an advisor to the Harvard Business School Digital Initiative. She was named a 2018 Women to Watch by Multichannel News, a 2017 Women of Excellence by the National Association of Female Executives (NAFE), a 2010 Advertising Age Women to Watch, and a 2006 Crain’s 40 Under 40.