Executive Vice President
Ellen Albert, AIA, is the executive in charge of real estate, design and construction for Viacom International where she is responsible for the overall strategic direction and design implementation of Viacom’s global real estate requirements. In this position, Ms. Albert provides leadership for over 6,000,000 square feet of office, studio and production space for Viacom’s divergent businesses including the cable channels MTV, VH1, CMT, Comedy Central, Spike TV, TV Land/Nick at Nite, Nickelodeon and BET. She oversees as well all facilities and office services, building operations, and corporate dining and special events for Viacom. Ms. Albert holds a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Fine Arts and received a BA in Art History and French from Emory University. She is a Registered Architect in the State of New York and a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). She is also a member of CoreNet Global where she is currently on their Programs and Annual Dinner Committees having previously served on the Board of the NYC Chapter and on their Education and Professional Development Committees. Ms. Albert is a longstanding member of the Board of NEW (Non Traditional Employment for Women) having served for 3 years as co-chair and has been on the Board of the Times Square Alliance for the last six years. Ms. Albert is a frequent panelist and speaker at forums which include CoreNet, the 2016 Commercial Observer Panel, Women in Green, Neocon, the AIA Corporate Architects Round Table, Contract Magazine Forum, Executive Women in Corporate Real Estate and the School of Visual Arts. She is also a contributing writer for The Leader and The Corporate Real Estate Journal. Ms. Albert was an honoree at the 2006 CoreNet Annual Dinner and the Capuchin Food Pantries’ 2005 “Women of Valor” luncheon.