Speaker Profile

Peter Olsen
President, Advertising Sales / A+E NETWORKS

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

Previously at A&E Networks, Mr. Olsen served as SVP and then EVP of ad sales for The HISTORY Channel and H2. He held similar roles at A&E and BIOGRAPHY. Before joining the company, he served as EVP and director of national broadcast at Mediacom 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.