Sola Winley

Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Planning A+E Networks

Sola Winley, a specialist in executive and organizational development, joined A+E Networks in 2013 as Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Planning. In this role, Winley supports enterprise-wide strategic initiatives to ensure that they are on track with A+E Networks’ business objectives. As a member of A+E Networks’ senior management team he helps to create, assess and execute corporate and organizational strategy initiatives and identifies opportunities for enhanced cross-functional integration. Winley leads and supports the implementation of existing and future planning processes and recommends and evaluates solutions to ensure alignment and synergy. He also provides senior level consulting support in the areas of leadership and executive coaching, team alignment and talent development across the organization.

Prior to joining A+E Networks, Winley was the founder and Principal of ProVision Consulting, Inc., a firm specializing in executive and organizational development, for 12 years. He worked with senior leaders and teams from a variety of organizations and sectors, including media, sports and entertainment, energy, finance, law and nonprofit. Prior to starting his firm in 2001, Winley worked for seven years for the National Football League in its domestic and international divisions in the areas of fan development, events and international media sales and marketing.

Winley is a member of the David Lynch Foundation Leadership Advisory Council. He received his BA from the University of Connecticut, an MA from Adelphi University, an MSW from New York University and an MBA from Fordham University’s Graduate School of Business. 

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