Beatriz Acevedo

Beatriz is the president and founding partner of mitú, the leading digital media company bringing a Latino POV to mainstream media. As the voice of Latino youth, mitú’s unapologetic storytelling drives more than 400 million monthly views, with over 96 million people a month engaging with its cross-cultural content. Acevedo is a digital pioneer and network approved show-runner with more than 20 years of entertainment experience, having created, developed and produced hundreds of original, primetime television shows and award-winning digital series. Her agnostic approach to both traditional and digital content creation has earned Beatriz three Emmy Awards, an MTV Award, and two Streamy Awards. She has also developed and produced television and digital branded content for over a dozen of Blue Chip brands. Beatriz lives in Santa Monica and is a proud and passionate Latina who juggles work along with her 11-year-old twins Isabela and Diego.

Awards and Recognition:
• 3x Emmy Winner
• The Wired “#26 of 100 Global Leaders
• The Hollywood Reporter Silicon Beach Power 25: A Ranking of L.A.’s Top Digital Media
• Outstanding Innovation in Social Media-mitú: 18th Annual National Hispanic Media Coalition
Impact Awards
• TheWrap’s 2014 Innovators List: 11 Thought Leaders Who Are Changing Hollywood
• Social Media Week Los Angeles Reveals 2014 “Social 25” Honorees
• LABJ “Top Foreign Born Entrepreneurs”

Board Member:
• BeVisible
• BlogHer