USA Networks founder and former CEO Kay Koplovitz is back in another
company's fold, almost four years after leaving USA to pursue several ventures
on her own.
Koplovitz has joined Prima Consulting Group, a global multi-industry
consultancy based in Santa Barbara, Calif., as head of its media and
Koplovitz will develop new clients for Prima in the media field, including
emerging cable programming and technology players, according to a Prima
At present, Prima does not have any media clients.
Earlier, the company did work with an Internet site which ultimately went out
Prima's client base includes companies in the energy, healthcare and real
estate sectors. Provided services include corporate development, lining up
venture capital resources and international relationships.
'After getting to know the company and its vision, I am pleased to be a part
of it,' Koplovitz said in a statement. 'I hope to develop long-term,
strategy-based solutions for Prima's clients.'
After her departure from USA, Koplovitz became chairperson of Broadway
Television Network, a supplier of live and taped Broadway performances for
pay-per-view and video-on-demand cable distribution.
In late 1999, she helped organize Springboard, a series of venture
capital-raising conferences in Silicon Valley and elsewhere which showcase new
companies run by female entrepreneurs.
Koplovitz attended the National Cable & Telecommunications Association's
Cable 2002 convention two months to promote her new book, based on USA and
'We are honored and excited to have Kay on our team,' said Prima
president/CEO Demetri Argyropoulos. 'She has contributed greatly to the
industry, both as a pioneer on the forefront of the cable TV revolution and as
an industry leader that advocates and promotes entrepreneurialism among