Janet Rollé is General Manager at Parkwood Entertainment, the media and management company founded by Beyoncé in 2010. In her role at Parkwood, Rollé leads business operations and development, including strategic partnerships and investments, finance, human resources, legal & business affairs, information technology, and marketing. She manages the P&L across the whole company, from music and film, to touring, artist management, and more. Rollé also serves on BuzzFeed’s board of directors.
Before that, Ms. Rollé served as EVP & CMO for CNN Worldwide, overseeing the promotion of all CNN brands and programming; she was BET’s first-ever EVP & CMO; and she served in senior positions at AOL, VH1, and HBO before that. Rollé also serves as a Director of Carver Bancorp, Inc., one of the oldest and largest African-American managed banks in the US; she spent two terms on the Nominating Committee of the United States Tennis Association (USTA); and is the recipient of numerous awards and commendations over the years.