Founder, USA Networks & The SyFy Channel; Chairman Koplovitz & Co. & Springboard Enterprises
Kay Koplovitz is the Founder of USA Network, the Sci-Fi Channel and USA Networks International and created the business model for cable networks by introducing two revenue stream concept – licensing and advertising. She was Chairperson & CEO until the company was sold for $4.5 Billion in 1998. She is currently Chairman of Koplovitz & Company and Springboard Enterprises. Ms. Koplovitz served as Chairman of the Board of Fifth & Pacific (Formerly Liz Claiborne Inc.) from January 2007 until May, 2013. She is also a Board Member of CA Technology, and ION Media. She has served on the boards of Oracle, Nabisco, Instinet and General Re.