Chief Strategy Officer, Canal+ International
Marc HELLER is Chief Strategy Officer of leading pay-TV Operator CANAL+ Group since 2016 and a member of its Executive Committee. He has a broad experience in the media and internet industry having covered several senior management positions for News Corporation and Canal+ over the past years. He was the CEO of the French e-commerce company BrandAlley from 2013 to 2014. Prior to that, he acted as an advisor to various VC and private equity funds regarding their digital investments. Previously, he worked at News Corporation joining the company in 2005 as Senior Vice-President who was responsible for corporate development activities in Europe, initially focusing on Internet and New Media. In 2008, he became the SVP of Strategy and Corporate Development, European Television and later worked as the Director of the Corporate Development for Europe and the Middle East which included oversight of News Corporation television and outdoor business in Eastern Europe until early 2012. Before joining News Corporation, Mr. Heller worked ten years for the leading French pay-TV Group Canal+ where he held a number of management roles before becoming Chief Operating Officer of Telepiu, a subsidiary of Canal+. He played an instrumental role in the negotiations of the merger between Telepiu and Stream, which resulted in 2003 in the creation of Sky Italia, the leading Italian pay-TV DTH platform. Mr. Heller started his career at Bain & Company as a management consultant. He is a graduate of Haute Etudes Commerciales ( HEC) in Paris.