Linda Yaccarino

Linda Yaccarino is Chairman, Advertising Sales and Client Partnerships, NBCUniversal. In this role, Yaccarino oversees all advertising sales and market strategy for the company’s entire portfolio of premium video content, including broadcast, cable and digital. She reports to Steve Burke, Chief Executive Officer, NBCUniversal.

Since joining the company in 2011, Yaccarino has transformed the NBCUniversal advertising sales organization. Her groundbreaking “one portfolio” plan has amplified the enormous power and reach of the company’s broadcast, cable, and digital assets. As a result, under Yaccarino’s leadership, NBCUniversal was the only media company to record growth in volume and dollar value during the 2015 Upfront, leading the marketplace for a second consecutive year.

Prior to joining NBCUniversal, Yaccarino served as Executive Vice President and COO of Turner Entertainment Advertising Sales and Marketing and Acquisitions.

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