Speaker Profile

Peter Olsen
President, Advertising Sales / A+E NETWORKS

Peter Olsen is the president of advertising sales for A+E Networks, overseeing ad sales and content partnerships across the company’s portfolio of linear and non-linear brands.

Previously at A+E Networks, Mr. Olsen served as SVP and then EVP of ad sales for The History Channel and H2 and held similar roles on A&E and Biography. Before joining the company, he served as the 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.