×

Delivering Alpha

Mark Hoffman

NUP_142207_

An award-winning broadcast veteran with more than 30 years of experience, Mark Hoffman was named chairman of CNBC in April 2015. He reports directly to Steve Burke, chief executive officer, NBCUniversal.

Hoffman, who was named CNBC president in 2005, has spent the past decade transforming CNBC into a leading multiplatform international business news brand that is widely regarded as First in Business Worldwide. Hoffman has overseen the expansion of the network's global footprint, established a profitable and growing digital business and successfully developed and implemented a new prime-time strategy. CNBC at night is now a mix of critically acclaimed reality programming and a number of distinctive in-house documentaries, all consistent with the networks distinct brand and all of which has dramatically increased CNBC's measured ratings during prime time.

Prior to returning to CNBC, Hoffman served as president and general manager of WVIT, NBC's owned-and-operated station in Hartford, Connecticut, beginning in August 2001. He came to WVIT from CNBC, where he was vice president and managing editor, Business News, and also served as acting president and managing director for CNBC Europe. Hoffman first joined CNBC in 1997 after an extremely successful local television station career at KDNL in St. Louis (VP and GM), KNBC in Los Angeles (VP, News), WBBM in Chicago (news director) and WAGA in Atlanta (news director) and also held management positions at ABC-owned WABC in New York and WLS in Chicago.

Hoffman holds an MA in journalism from the University of Missouri and a BA in sociology from the University of California, Berkeley. He is married and has three sons.

Complete panel sessions | Delivering Alpha 2017

Alpha Masters

Advisory Board

  • Christopher Ailman

    Christopher J. Ailman is the chief investment officer of the California State Teachers' Retirement System.

  • Jeffrey H. Aronson, Co-Founder & Managing Principal, Centerbridge Partners

  • Robin Diamonte, Chief Investment Officer, United Technologies

Delivering Alpha

Sponsors

  • PGIM

    PGIM, the global asset management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc., ranks among the top 10 largest asset managers in the world with more than $1 trillion in assets under management as of June 30, 2017.

  • NetJets logo

    NetJets Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the worldwide leader in private aviation with the largest and most diverse private jet fleet in the world.

  • Through professional quality products, individual choice, and responsible innovation, iShares can help investors navigate today’s volatile markets

About

CNBC and Institutional Investor hosted the 7th Annual Delivering Alpha Conference in New York City. Delivering Alpha continued to be an incomparable who's who of the investor community, with hedge fund titans, private equity giants and top institutional investors offering candid views, along with illustrious political and economic commentators appearing in segments moderated by CNBC talent and II editors.

To request additional information on Delivering Alpha, please contact lyao@ttivanguard.com.