Porfirio Sanchez Galindo is a prominent and successful Mexican media personality based in Cruz Manca, Mexico City. He has a degree in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University and another Executive Business education from Stanford Graduate School of Business. He also has a Bachelor of Science degree, in Applied Mathematics from ITAM. He is affiliated to Doctors without Borders.
He has worked in the Mexican Finance Ministry as the Minister’s Chief of Staff for six years, between December 2000 and November 2006. When he was due to leave the ministry to take a job offer at the World Bank, he was offered a job at Grupo Televisa by Alfonso de Angoitia, the company’s Executive Vice President. He took up the offer and became the Group’s Director General, economic analysis, and special projects, division. He has risen ranks ever since, and he is currently the Group’s International Vice President in the editorial division.
The group under the supervision of Porfirio Sanchez Galindo has engaged itself in many successful projects. The YOO project is among the major projects, which is a marketing strategy, tasked with the packaging of television, telephone channels, and the internet services as well as the unification of the prices of Mexico’s four basic cable companies which include; Cablemas, Cablevision, Megacable and Cablevision Monterrey.
About Grupo Televisa
It is a media conglomerate in based in Mexico. It operates via four segments such as sky, content, cable and other business. The company distributes its content via different broadcast channels in the country and to over 50 other countries via 30-pay television networks, over-the-top (OTC) services and cable operators. In the US, the company’s audiovisual content is distributed by Univision Communications Inc.
Grupo Televisa licenses and produces a suite of English and Spanish-language television for pay Tv systems in Mexico, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe, Asia, The United States, Africa and Canada. The company has over 40 million subscribers worldwide. Some of its major brands include; Bandamex, Ritmoson, Telehit, De Pelicula, TDN, UFC Network HD among many others. The Expansion magazine recognized the Group as one of the 2014’s ‘30 promises of 30’.