Leadership Team


PBS Corporate Officers & Senior Executives

Paula Kerger *
President & CEO
Jonathan Barzilay *
Chief Operating Officer
Katherine Lauderdale *
Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary
Mary L. Plantamura *
Associate General Counsel and Assistant
Corporate Secretary
Tom Tardivo *
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Mario Vecchi *
Chief Technology Officer
Jeremy Gaines
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications
Betsy Gerdeman
Senior Vice President, Development Services

Brian J. Reddington
Executive Director, PBS Foundation

Lesli Rotenberg
Senior Vice President and General Manager,
Children’s Media and Education
Ira Rubenstein
Chief Digital and Marketing Officer

Jayme Swain
Senior Vice President, Strategy and Operations


*Denotes Corporate Officer