Romen Podzyhun serves as Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Channel Zero Inc., a company he co-founded in 2000. He is corporate head of programming for Movieola, Silver Screen Classics, REWIND, CHCH and Ouat Media, overseeing all original program development, production, distribution and scheduling, while also supervising program acquisitions.
Mr. Podzyhun is responsible for developing strategic linkages between entertainment and electronic businesses, and furthering the company’s content business worldwide. He oversees the company’s programming platforms in consumer electronics, and expansion efforts outside of Canada. Mr. Podzyhun has successfully led Channel Zero’s continuing innovations in original TV programming and expanded its digital networks from inception into national brands.
Prior to joining Channel Zero, Inc., Mr. Podzyhun had a distinguished 20-year career as a senior retail executive with Lenscrafters Canada and Eaton’s Department Store. As a well-respected member of the film community, Mr. Podzyhun applies his extensive knowledge of short film by serving on film festival juries and panels world-wide.