President, International (former), Sony Pictures Entertainment
Andrea Wong was the president of international production for Sony Pictures Television (SPT) and the president of international for Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE).
In her SPT position, Wong headed the studio’s international television production business, overseeing the creative teams outside the U.S. as well as the eighteen owned and joint venture international production companies around the world.
Based in London, Wong also serves as international president for SPE and acts as the company’s commercial and governmental representative related to production abroad.
Previously, Wong served as president and CEO of Lifetime Networks, where she oversaw the day-to-day operations of Lifetime Television, Lifetime Movie Network, Lifetime Real Women, and Lifetime Digital, including programming, marketing, advertising sales, affiliate sales, public affairs, business and legal affairs, strategic planning, operations and research. During her time there she saw Army Wives become Lifetime’s top-rated original series ever and spearheaded Lifetime’s acquisition of Project Runway. These two shows remain the highest rated series on Lifetime.
Prior to that, Wong was executive vice president, alternative programming, specials and late night at ABC where she developed shows such as The Bachelor, the U.S. version of Dancing With the Stars and the Emmy-award winning Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. Wong graduated MIT with a degree in electrical engineering and received an MBA from Stanford University. She serves on the boards of Liberty Media Corporation, Liberty Interactive Corporation and Hudson’s Bay Company. Wong is a Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute. She is also a member of the governing board of the British Film Institute and serves on the Stanford Graduate School of Business Advisory Council.