Kay has had a stunning impact on the media business, founding and serving as CEO of USA Network, the first satellite delivered basic cable network, which she built into the #1 ranking network in primetime viewership. Kay introduced the concept of dual revenue streams for licensing and advertising and was the first woman to head a television network. She’s the author of Bold Women,BigIdeas, the Chairman of Springboard Enterprises, the nation’s premier platform for connecting women with venture capital and chairman of Fifth & Pacific (Formerly Liz Claiborne). She also is chairman of Koplovitz and Company. President Clinton appointed Kay to chair the bipartisan National Women’s Business Council.
On June 6, Simulmedia’s Dave Morgan and Jack Myers hosted a dinner for 30 Media Legends, honoring advertising and media executives who played a major role in creating today’s media business. We asked them to look back and look forward in this series of videos.