Speaker Profile

Peter Olsen
President, Ad Sales / A+E Networks

Peter Olsen is president of ad sales for A+E Networks, where he oversees ad sales, advanced targeting teams, and content partnerships across the company’s portfolio of linear and non-linear brands.

Previously at A+E, Mr. Olsen served as both SVP and then EVP of ad sales for HISTORY/H2, and held similar roles at A&E and BIOGRAPHY. Before joining A+E, Mr. Olsen served at Mediacom as EVP and director of national broadcast, and held sales positions at WSBK-TV Boston and within the sports division at NBC.

Mr. Olsen graduated with a B.S. in industrial engineering from the University of Massachusetts.