New York, NY Apr 30, 2013 Digital media executive Brian Kaminsky will join Clear Channel Media and Entertainment's digital division as executive vice president of operations. Kaminsky, who joins Clear Channel from The Huffington Post, will report to Brian Lakamp, president of digital, and will be based in New York City.
In this new position, Kaminsky will oversee digital advertising operations, customer support, product analytics and partner operations across the suite of Clear Channel's digital products including iHeartRadio and Clear Channel's network of station websites. His responsibilities will also include setting best practices for the management and modernization of digital ad inventory, and working with sales and product teams to define and develop new ad products.
Kaminsky, who has spent 17 years working with both big brands and high-growth startups, served as the chief operating officer and general manager of The Huffington Post, where he led business operations, advertising products and business development. After AOL acquired The Huffington Post in 2011, Kaminsky spearheaded the integration of the two operations.
Prior to The Huffington Post, Kaminsky was vice president of global revenue operations at Reuters Media, where he supervised yield management systems for desktop, video, mobile and digital out-of-home advertising products. He has also served as director of operations and business manager for the eastern region at Yahoo.
Kaminsky holds an MBA in finance from Bernard Baruch College in New York and a BA in English and textual studies from Syracuse University in New York.