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Brian Dorfler

Senior Vice President, Human Resources

NBCUniversal

Brian Dorfler is Senior Vice President of Human Resources for the Operations, Finance and Technology groups at NBCUniversal.  In this role, Dorfler oversees all human resources responsibilities for the company-wide Finance function, as well as the global Operations and Technology teams that support NBCUniversal’s portfolio of broadcast, cable, film, and theme park businesses.  These teams include 30 Rock studio and production operations, Universal Studio operations, broadcast operations, information technology, and media products & emerging technologies, in addition to a number of corporate service functions, such as environmental health & safety, facilities, real estate and security & crisis management.
Prior to his current role, Dorfler was the Vice President of Human Resources for NBCUniversal’s media production and technical operations divisions – departments within the Operations group.

Before moving to NBCUniversal’s New York headquarters in 2006, Dorfler held various human resources leadership roles with CNBC.  He originally joined General Electric – at the time, parent company of NBCUniversal – in 2001 as a member of the Junior Officer Leadership Program (JOLP) with GE Energy in Schenectady, New York.

Dorfler is a U.S. Army Veteran and served four years as a Military Intelligence Officer in Europe, supporting peacekeeping operations in both Bosnia and Kosovo.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in English and secondary education from Dickinson College; he completed his master’s degree in industrial and labor relations at Cornell University.

Dorfler lives in New Jersey with his wife, Christine, and their three children.