Janet Rollé

by Edward Cates
Janet Rollé
General Manager
Parkwood Entertainment
Serves on Board of Directors for: BuzzFeed, Inc., Carver Bancorp, Hallmark Cards, Inc.

Janet Rollé is currently the General Manager of Parkwood Entertainment, a management and entertainment company founded by Beyoncé Knowles-Carter.

Prior to Parkwood, Rollé was the Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for CNN Worldwide, overseeing the positioning and promotion of CNN’s multiple networks and services, including CNN, CNN.com, CNN International, HLN, CNN.com/Live, CNN Mobile and all other CNN services. Rollé was responsible for brand strategy, consumer and trade communication, audience development, and sales communications supporting CNN brands and programming. Before CNN, Rollé was the first EVP & CMO for BET Networks.

Rollé also spent two terms on the nominating committee of the U.S. Tennis Association.

Rollé earned her MBA from Columbia University Graduate School of Business, where she was the President of the Black Business Students Association. She received a B.A. degree in Dance from the State University of New York at Purchase.

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