Leadership Team


PBS Corporate Officers & Senior Executives

Paula Kerger *
President & CEO
Jonathan Barzilay *
Chief Operating Officer
Katherine Lauderdale *
Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary
Mary L. Plantamura *
Associate General Counsel and Assistant
Corporate Secretary
Tom Tardivo *
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Mario Vecchi *
Chief Technology Officer
Jeremy Gaines
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications
Perry Simon
Chief Programming Executive and General Manager, General Audience Programming

Brian J. Reddington
Executive Director, PBS Foundation

Lesli Rotenberg
Chief Programming Executive and General Manager, Children’s Media and Education

Ira Rubenstein *
Chief Digital and Marketing Officer

Jim Dunford
Senior Vice President, Station Services



*Denotes Corporate Officer