Leslie Cohen, Vice President of Film Programming at HBO. Cohen is responsible for the acquisition of Spanish language films and series for HBO Latino as well as acquisition of films from the major studios for both HBO and Cinemax. Cohen’s tenure at HBO spans over 20+ years, where she worked on the launch of HBO’s international ventures in Asia and Central Europe and performed financial forecasting and deal analysis in HBO’s strategic planning group. Cohen serves as a Board Member of the Picture House Regional Film Center in New York and an Advisory Board Member for Florida’s Gasparilla Film Festival Cinema by the Bay. She holds a BA in English from Dartmouth College and an MBA from New York University. She lives in New York with her husband and two children.