SVP, Finance (BMLI Class 24) Viacom
Nan Bischoff is a 20+ year veteran of the media industry, having held management positions in finance, business operations and marketing at Viacom and Warner Media. In her current role as SVP of Finance at Viacom, she is responsible for the finance teams managing $8bn in revenue and $3bn in operating expenses. Previously, Nan led the Viacom Financial Planning and Analysis (FPA) function, providing key financial performance and operating metrics to the C-suite and divisional leaders. Her first role at Viacom was as VP of FP&A for BET Networks.
Before joining Viacom, Nan spent the beginning of her career with Warner Media, including 10 years with Time Inc. Her portfolio of experience includes consumer marketing for Time, business manager for Money and financial director for Entertainment Weekly. Most notably, as the head of both the marketing and finance departments, she was part of the launch team for Time For Kids, an award-winning classroom news magazine for elementary school kids with a circulation of over 3.5 million.
Nan is a proud member of the Betsy Magness Leadership Institute Class 24 and was a board member of the Washington DC chapter of WICT. She was a founding member of the Asian employee resource groups at both Warner Media and Time Inc. Nan is the current president of the Harvard Club of Long Island and has served on the board of Great Schools. She has done extensive pro bono work, including marketing and website services to diverse non-profit organizations, such as the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund, the Asian American Federation of New York, and Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America. She holds an MBA, with concentrations in Marketing and Finance, from Stern Business School at NYU and an undergraduate degree in the History of Science from Harvard College.
She lives on Long Island, NY with her husband and her two sons.