Peter Olsen is Executive Vice President, Ad Sales, A+E Networks. In this role, Mr. Olsen oversees Ad Sales and Ad Sales Partnerships teams across the company’s portfolio of linear and non-linear brands. He was promoted to this role in October 2014.
Previously Mr. Olsen served both as Senior Vice President and then Executive Vice President, Ad Sales, HISTORY/H2. He joined A+E Networks in 2005.
Prior to this, Mr. Olsen served at Mediacom as EVP/Director of National Broadcast. He was named National Media Buyer of the Year by Ad Age’s Television Week in 2003. His prior experiences include sales positions at WSBK-TV Boston and within the Sports division at NBC.
Peter graduated with a B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Massachusetts.