As one of the industry’s top digital media sales executives, Castelli ensures the close integration of iHeartMedia’s national sales and partnership operations. He oversees the key iHeartMedia National Platform divisions including Digital, Strategic Partnerships, Connections, Radio sales and Premiere Radio Networks sales. Castelli works closely with advertising and marketing partners to create and deliver unique, effective opportunities on both the national and local levels across the company’s unmatched array of platforms. Castelli joined iHeartMedia in March 2012 (then Clear Channel Media and Entertainment) as Executive Vice President of Digital Sales from AOL.
Castelli has more than 20 years of experience in building advertising solutions for major U.S. clients and previously served as Senior Vice President of Sales for AOL’s Eastern US Region, where he oversaw sales, account management and marketing on the East Coast. His teams were responsible for building advertising solutions for major advertisers in New York, Boston, Atlanta and across the eastern seaboard.
Prior to AOL, Castelli led advertising and partnership activities for technology, wireless and consumer electronic partners as the Technology Industry Director for Google. He also held the role of the company’s East Coast Managing Director overseeing the Eastern Region search and display advertising sales teams. Before Google, Castelli was the publisher of Rolling Stone Magazine, overseeing their advertising strategy, revenue generation and integrated media program development. Castelli also spent 13 years at Ziff Davis Media in various management positions, including Senior Vice President of the Consumer Technology Group and Publisher of PC Magazine.
Castelli graduated from Duke University with a BA in Psychology. A native of Weirton, WV, he now lives with his wife and three children in Connecticut.
Tim Castelli Job Title President I National Sales, Marketing & Partnerships Company IHEARTMEDIA