Radha Subramanyam is President of Insights, Research and Data Analytics for iHeartMedia. Having spent the last decade as a top research, analytics and consumer insights expert, she is one of a select group of media and entertainment executives with extensive experience in all areas of the industry – television, digital, radio, and social media.
Radha plays a vital role in iHeartMedia’s vast array of operations, which encompasses radio broadcasting, online, mobile, digital and social media, live concerts and events, syndication, and independent media representation. Her responsibilities include developing and managing an expansive range of data and research efforts involving digital analytics, ratings and measurement, ad sales research, mobile measurement, programming analysis, music research, campaign measurement/attribution and marketing research.
Radha‘s tenure at iHeartMedia began in 2012, when she was named to the newly created position of Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing Research. In 2014, she was promoted to the role of President. Radha previously served in senior executive roles at Yahoo!, MTV Networks and Nielsen.
In 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 Radio Ink named Radha as one of the Most Influential Women in Radio and featured her on the cover of their 2013 November issue. In 2011 and then again in 2016 she was honored as one of the Most Powerful and Influential Women in the Tri-State area by the National Diversity Council. Radha is also the recipient of the Women with Solutions award, from the Alliance for Women in Media, for her leadership in increasing awareness and access to science, technology, engineering, and math to young women. And 2017 Radha was named one of the Top Women in Digital by Cynopsis Media.
Radha began her media career at NBCUniversal after having previously taught media and entertainment at Vassar College and New York University. She holds a Ph.D. from Northwestern University.