Ernesto A. Luciano has more than fifteen (15) years of experience in legal and business affairs in the media & entertainment, internet and technology industries, serving as in-house counsel for Kaplan, Yahoo!, HBO Gilat Satellite Networks, and Turner Broadcasting System (TBS). Mr. Luciano is currently Senior Counsel-Transactions for Kaplan’s Higher & Professional Education division and recently served as General Counsel for Yahoo! Hispanic Americas, LLC (a wholly owned subsidiary of Yahoo! Inc.) Mr. Luciano’s areas of practice are entertainment & media, Internet & digital transactions, privacy/data sharing, technology & advanced licensing transactions, managing domestic and foreign litigation, supervising compliance program, and advising on general corporate/employment law matters. Mr. Luciano’s practice is focused on transactional legal work, including contracts related to complex content licensing, original video production studio legal work, sales & advertising platforms, distribution, privacy & data sharing, search, strategic partnership, joint ventures and business development agreements. In addition, Mr. Luciano has managed and prevailed at high-stakes commercial litigation in Latin America; specifically Mr. Luciano assembled and managed foreign outside counsel teams to defend Yahoo against billion dollar commercial (civil) cases that have been adjudicated by the highest courts in Latin America.