Melva Benoit, The Marian Dupree Group

September 10, 2014 · Posted in Speakers 

Melva Benoit HeadshotMelva Benoit
Founder and Principal
The Marian Dupree Group, LLC

Melva Benoit is a visionary leader in the media industry with a passion for strategy, content creation and research. Most recently, she led entertainment research for 8 years at FOX Broadcasting Company. During her tenure at FOX, the network ranked number one among the four major broadcast networks for a record 8 years. After FOX, Melva established The Marian Dupree Group, LLC – a management consulting firm which advises senior management of start-ups and Fortune 500 companies.

Melva is highly regarded for being both intellectually curious and realistically pragmatic. She has a talent for cultivating and maintaining key stakeholder relationships, identifying talent, empowering teams and driving a high-performance culture. Melva has held senior executive positions in major broadcast, cable and digital networks including Fox, Disney, NBC, Comedy Central, Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon.

Melva was included in the 2007 class of Broadcasting and Cable’s Women to Watch. In 2012, she received the Next Generation Market Research Innovation Award in Thought Leadership for her work in Social Media Measurement.

Melva currently serves on the boards of Reel Image, Inc and the USC CTM: Institute for Communication Technology Management at the USC Marshall School of Business.

Melva resides in the Los Angeles area with her husband and two daughters.


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