Juanjo Duran is the Head of Entertainment & Multicultural Content Partnerships at Google. Duran is responsible for the relation and growth of this vertical with content partners in the Americas within Google’s Platforms and Ecosystems (Android, Google TV, Chrome and Google Play).
Before this, Juanjo spent the previous 8 years leading the Spanish Speaking Americas for Google’s video platform YouTube, as Head of Spanish Speaking Americas.
Prior to Google, Juanjo held key digital leadership roles at Televisa, Satmex (now EutelSat) and EMC. He began his career as a business development manager at Nextel, helping to open operations in Mexico.
Juanjo holds a Bachelor ́s Degree in business administration from Instituto Tecnologico de Monterrey in Mexico City and studied business ethics from Universidad Pontificia y de Comillas in Madrid, Spain.
Juanjo is a regular voice in the market representing Google for the business vertical that he leads in events like; Multicultural TV Summit, NexTV CEO or NATPE amongst several others. In 2016, Multichannel News publicly recognized Juanjo with the Executive Award Provider Category at the Diversity Discussion forum in NYC. In 2021 The Broadcasting and Cable group awarded Juanjo with The CultureX Award for Executive Commitment to Inclusion in Television.