Managing Director, MediaTech Advisors
Cara Moreno is the managing partner of MediaTech Advisors, an advisory group providing fundraising, business planning and general strategic advisory work across the media and technology sectors, with a particular focus on early-stage companies and digital media. For five years prior, Moreno served as the senior vice president of business development and strategic planning for Paramount Pictures, where she was responsible for evaluating and executing strategic business initiatives for the company, as well as managing the greenlight process.
Previously, Moreno was the vice president of new media for Paramount, where she helped lead the development of the company’s first direct-to-consumer Web-based initiative, ParamountMovies.com.
From 2006 to 2009, Moreno worked at Google in sales operations and strategy, and in finance, covering the Asia Pacific and Latin America regions. Prior to that, she was a consultant for the Boston Consulting Group based in London. Moreno spent two years as an associate for the private equity firm Saunders, Karp & Megrue (now Apax Partners). She started her career as an investment banking analyst at New York-based mergers and acquisitions boutique Gleacher Partners.
Moreno holds a BSBA in finance and accounting from Boston University and an MBA from Columbia Business School. She leads a 70-plus person outreach group serving the underprivileged in Los Angeles, and has held business and community positions with New York Cares and Save the Children (London headquarters).