Speaker Profile MIPJunior

Jules Borkent

Job TitleExecutive Vice President Content and Network Management

Company NameNickelodeon, Viacom International Media Networks


Jules Borkent is Executive Vice President, Content and Network Management, Nickelodeon, Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN). In his role, Borkent oversees brand and content management, acquisitions, production development, multiplatform, creative and the overall content strategy for Nickelodeon International. Prior to his role at VIMN, Borkent was the Vice President, Programming, Nickelodeon International, based in London. He was responsible for Nickelodeon’s global programming and acquisitions strategy, with a particular emphasis on working with local programming heads to coordinate and develop pan-regional deals for Nickelodeon’s localized channels across Europe. In addition to acquisitions, Borkent also managed programming activities for Nickelodeon’s international channels. Borkent joined Nickelodeon in 1997 as the Senior Director of Programming, Acquisitions and Development for Nickelodeon Europe and Africa where he was responsible for local acquisitions as well as various pan-regional programming initiatives and productions.


About the company:

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) is comprised of many of the world’s most popular premier multimedia entertainment brands, including MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount Channel, Channel 5 in the UK, VH1, VIVA, COLORS, Spike, Game One and Tr3s: MTV, Música y Más. Viacom brands are seen globally by more than 3.4 billion cumulative subscribers in approximately 180 territories and 40 languages via more than 200 locally programmed TV channels and more than 550 digital media and mobile TV properties.

Conference Sessions


    12-10-2019, 15:30 - 16:15, JW Marriott, Grand Theatre

    As new streaming players emerge, the competition to reach and engage young audiences is going to get fiercer. Will there be a saturation of the VOD market? Hear...

    • Language: English
      1. Event Date
        Sat, Oct 12
      2. Event Type MIPCOM / MIPJunior