iHeartMedia's Bob Pittman To Speak At Smithsonian
November 15, 2016 at 12:36 PM (PT)
IHEARTMEDIA Chairman/CEO BOB PITTMAN will appear for an in-person dialogue on his role in revolutionizing how music is created and consumed at THE SMITHSONIAN's LEMELSON CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF INVENTION AND INNOVATION, TOMORROW (NOVEMBER 16th), from 6:30p-8:30p (ET) at the NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN HISTORY in WASHINGTON, DC.
MSNBC "Live" anchor and NBC NEWS correspondent STEPHANIE RUHLE will conduct the interview.
Beginning his media career as a radio announcer at age 15, PITTMAN played a leading role in creating MTV while in his 20s, and then had a successful career as CEO of MTV NETWORKS, AOL NETWORKS and SIX FLAG THEME PARKS.
This is the inaugural program in the DAVID H. HOROWITZ MUSIC INNOVATION series, which supports LEMELSON CENTER programming on topics at the forefront of music technology, the music business and musical creativity and honors HOROWITZ’s passion for innovation and love and patronage of music.