Primary Role
CEO @ iHeartMedia
Investments
21 Investments in 17 Companies

Person Details

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Robert W. Pittman is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of iHeartMedia, Inc., a leading global media, digital and entertainment company which includes iHeartMedia, which has a greater reach than any other radio or television outlet in the United States reaching over 245 million listeners every month, and Clear Channel Outdoor, with more than one million displays in over 30 countries. Pittman is the co-founder and programmer who led the team that created MTV and has been CEO of MTV Networks, AOL Networks, Six Flags Theme Parks, Quantum Media, Century 21 Real Estate, and Time Warner Enterprises. He was also COO of America Online, Inc. and later of AOL Time Warner. He is a founding member of Pilot Group, LLC, a New York Private investment firm, and is an established philanthropist. Pittman’s history in radio began at age 15 when he worked as an on-air announcer in his native Mississippi; he went on to successfully program a number of radio stations, including WNBC in New York. Among other recognition, he was named one of Advertising Age's "10 Marketers Who Changed American Culture" and "50 Pioneers and Visionaries of TV," and one of LIFE Magazine's "Five Original Thinkers of the '80s."

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