Adriana Cisneros, the Miami-based CEO of global media and real estate group Cisneros, will join the John S. and James L. Knight board of trustees. With the appointment, Knight gets an executive who has played a leading role in supporting Miami’s burgeoning startup ecosystem.
Adriana Cisneros is the third generation to head the family company, with offices throughout Latin America but much of its operations in Miami. Before taking the helm as CEO in 2013, she led the group’s digital strategy and created the company’s three divisions: Cisneros Media, Cisneros Interactive and Cisneros Real Estate.
Cisneros is also active in the Miami entrepreneurship community. She has been the founding co-chair since 2013 of Endeavor Miami, which supports high-impact entrepreneurship. She is also on the advisory board member of coding school Wyncode and accelerator and fund TheVentureCity.