Former iHeartMedia, UMG Exec Larry Linietsky Named COO At High Times Parent Trans-High Corp.
January 25, 2016 at 11:03 AM (PT)
Former iHEARTMEDIA/CLEAR CHANNEL SVP/Business Development & Partnerships and SVP/Digital Product and Operations LARRY LINIETSKY has joined HIGH TIMES parent TRANS-HIGH CORP. as COO. LINIETSKY previously served as SVP Business Development at NAPSTER and Associate Dir./Business Development at UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP.
TRANS-HIGH Pres./CEO DAVID KOHL said, "LARRY is a venerable agent of change that intuitively sees around corners and designs strategies and supporting operative businesses to capitalize on what’s next. His collective skills in digital media and entertainment will enhance our festivals, events, licensing digital and mobile app business domestically and internationally. In addition LARRY’s extensive music experience only adds to our commitment to upgrading the events as witnessed by our SOCAL cup featuring THE ROOTS, WIZ KHALIFA, DE LA SOUL and more. His passion and enthusiasm for driving innovation are unparalleled, I am more than proud to have him as a member of the executive management team."
"With the majority of states legalizing cannabis for medical purposes and some also allowing adult use, HIGH TIMES stands out as the most trusted provider of content, leadership and entrepreneurial innovation involving cannabis at exactly the right time,” said LINIETSKY. “I am excited about building on the strength of the HIGH TIMES brand to create new technology, content, new businesses and world class events that will provide cannabis users and the expansive community now discovering the benefits of the diverse cannabis products available for adult and medicinal use."