Hobson is a partner and the Chief Financial Officer of Innovatus Capital Partners, LLC. He was previously a senior financial executive and eventually the Chief Financial Officer of Univision, Inc., the premier media company serving the Hispanic market. During his 20 years with the company, Hobson led the long-term strategic planning efforts across its business units (Television, Radio, Music, and Internet) and was involved with mergers & acquisitions, investments, debt and equity capital market transactions, capital allocation, banking, investor relations, affiliate relations, information technology, procurement, human resources, and corporate administration. During his tenure, Univision’s revenues grew from $180 million to $2.9 billion and EBITDA from $38 million to $1.25 billion.
Throughout his career Hobson has focused on building and leading teams of finance executives that specialize in problem solving and value creation. Prior to his career with Univision, Hobson worked for Chartwell Partners LLC and was a member of the three-person team responsible for the leveraged buy-out of Univision. Hobson previously worked in mergers & acquisitions at Bankers Trust Company.
Hobson earned a B.S. in Economics, magna cum laude with concentrations in Finance and Accounting, from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.