Bob Pittman is presenting at Fast Company Innovation Festival on Nov 9, 2016  

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26 Investments in 22 Companies
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December 28, 1953
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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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Oct 2, 2011 - Current   (almost 5 years)
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DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jul, 2016undisclosed amount / Series APersonal Investment
May, 2015$6M / SeedPersonal Investment
May, 2015$2.5M / Seed (Lead)
May, 2014$10M / VenturePersonal Investment
Apr, 2014$1.58M / SeedPersonal Investment
Sep, 2013$2.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Sep, 2013$1.7M / SeedPersonal Investment
Feb, 2013$1M / SeedPersonal Investment
Dec, 2012$1.5M / Series APersonal Investment
Jun, 2012$1.2M / SeedPersonal Investment
May, 2012$21M / Series CPersonal Investment
Jul, 2011$1.29M / Series APersonal Investment
May, 2011$10M / Series BPersonal Investment
Mar, 2011$1.2M / VenturePersonal Investment
Jun, 2010$500k / Series APersonal Investment
Jun, 2010$8M / Series APersonal Investment
May, 2010$6M / Series APersonal Investment
Jan, 2010$3M / AngelPersonal Investment
Nov, 2008$20M / Series B (Lead)
Mar, 2008$15M / Series BPersonal Investment
Jan, 2008$10M / Series APersonal Investment
Sep, 2007$5M / Series BPersonal Investment
Feb, 2007$3.1M / Series APersonal Investment
Aug, 2006$5M / Series APersonal Investment
Jul, 2006$2.5M / Series APersonal Investment
Jan, 2006$2.5M / VenturePersonal Investment

Upcoming Event Appearances (1)

Fast Company Innovation Festival

November 09, 2016 - November 13, 2016

12:00am - 11:30pm

Civic Hall / NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, New York, New York, United States

The Fast Company Innovation Festival will span the city, showcasing the most intriguing stories of innovation, creativity, and leadership.

Past Event Appearances (3)

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