Randy Falco Biography

Published On Jun 14, 2016
Facts of Randy Falco
Date of Birth: 1953 , December-26
Birth Nation: United States
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Randy is now aged 62 years old. He is a married man and he has been living with his wife and three lovely children. His nationality is American and he is of white ethnicity.

After his high school graduation, Randy joined Iona College. There he majored in finance and he finally earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in 1975. There he also pursued his Master of Business Administration and finally earned his MBA in 1979. He began his professional career from NBC in 1975. There he took several managerial positions in finance, technical operations and so on. In 1986, he was named the Vice President of Finance and Administration, NBC Sports and he took this position till 1991. From 1993, he became the President of NBC's Broadcast and Network Operations division. After NBC merged with Universal, he was announced the President of the NBC Universal Television Network Group in 2004. At the end of 2006, he joined AOL as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Within a year after he became the CEO of AOL, he was honored with Frank Stanton Award. In 2013, he was also honored MS Hope Award honoree by the National MS Society. He has been earning lucrative amount of salary and his net worth is high.

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Born in The Bronx, New York City, New York

December 26 , 1953

Talented and industrious guy, Randy Falco was born as Randel A. Falco at the end of 1953 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States of America to American parents. He was also raised in Bronx, NY.

Graduated from Iona College

1975

After his high school graduation, Randy joined Iona College. There he majored in finance and he finally earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in 1975. There he also pursued his Master of Business Administration and finally earned his MBA in 1979. 

Joined NBC

1975

He began his professional career from NBC in 1975. There he took several managerial positions in finance, technical operations and so on. He also managed corporate strategic planning as a manager of NBC. He also designed and created several of its shows. 

Was named the President of NBC's Broadcast and Network

1993

In 1986, he was named the Vice President of Finance and Administration, NBC Sports and he took this position till 1991. He created the show Window on the World during the late 1980s. From 1993, he became the President of NBC's Broadcast and Network Operations division.

Was named the president of NBC Universal Television Network Group

2004

He played an important role to merge NBC and Universal. After NBC merged with Universal, he was announced the President of the NBC Universal Television Network Group in 2004. $14 billion deal was signed in 2004 and he made the deal happen.

Served as COO for the 2002 Winter Olympics

2002

Randy Falco is a media executive from United States. In the early 1990s, he played an important role in NBC’s ongoing success with the Olympic Game. He was the main man to secure exclusive NBC coverage for five consecutive Olympic Games starting from 2000. In 2002, he served as COO for the 2002 Winter Olympics.

Became the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AOL

2006

He spent three decade of his life at NBC. After 31 years with them, he joined AOL as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at the end of 2006. As its CEO, he set strategy and oversaw operations in its business model. 

Was named the President and CEO of Univision Communications

2011

In the early 2011, he was named as the Executive Vice President and COO for Univision. Within six months, he was promoted to the post of President and CEO of Univision Communications Inc. (UCI). He also oversees the board of directors of Univision Communications. 

Named the MS Hope Award honoree

2013

He has been honored with several prestigious awards in his life. In 2013, he was honored as the MS Hope Award honoree by the National MS Society. Besides that, he has also once been honored by the Ballet Hispanico with its Civic Inspiration award. 

Won champion award

2015

He is also well known for his efforts and leadership with issues around children in the United States. He also wrote a letter to the U.S. President and legislative leaders about the unaccompanied children at the U.S.–Mexico border. For this, he was honored by champion award in 2015.