Sonali Pathak serves as Senior Vice President of Business Development & Strategy, Local at NBCUniversal. In this role, Sonali seeks new business partnerships and prospects for NBC and Telemundo properties with a focus on digital. She also leads digital sales planning, account management, and operations teams.
Sonali co-launched NBC Spot On, an innovative local OTT/CTV inventory aggregator business in 2020. Prior to working in the local division, Sonali spent time at MSNBC in Business Operations & Strategy, where she oversaw the launch of msnbc.com.
Sonali first started at NBCUniversal in 2000 and she also participated in the General Electric and NBCUniversal’s Experienced Commercial Leadership Program. Prior to joining the company, Sonali worked as a Sales Marketing & Planning Analyst at the Los Angeles Times.
She earned a bachelor's degree in Economics from UC Irvine and an MBA at Harvard Business School. Sonali currently resides in New York.