Aissa is a seasoned television executive with substantial experience in development and launching unscripted reality series throughout his career. During his tenure, he has helped launch the careers of such stars as Jenny McCarthy, Carmen Electra, Mandy Moore, Tyrese Gibson, Molly Sims, Carson Daly, Ashton Kutcher and Beyoncé Knowles.
Aissa joins Oxygen from OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network where he had oversight for all programming and development for the newly launched network. Prior to joining OWN, Aissa was Executive Vice President, TV at Katalyst Films, Ashton Kutcher's production company, where he was responsible for developing cable and broadcast properties including two seasons of "True Beauty" for ABC. Earlier in his career, Aissa was executive vice president, series and talent development, MTV/MTV Films. In that capacity he was part of the team that created, developed and executive produced such pop culture classics as "The Osbournes" - for which he won an Emmy® award - "Newlyweds: Nick & Jessica," "The Ashlee Simpson Show," "Punk'd," "Meet the Barkers" and "Adventures In Hollywood."