Lynda Clarizio is president of U.S. Media for Nielsen. She is responsible for leading the performance of Nielsen’s Watch business in the United States, including managing the U.S. teams supporting Nielsen’s media clients across national and local television, digital, audio, and other media. Prior to Nielsen, Lynda was executive vice president for corporate development and operations at AppNexus, and CEO and president of INVISION, Inc. She spent a decade at AOL, holding multiple positions including president of AOL’s consolidated advertising businesses (then called Platform-A). Before she joined AOL, Lynda was a partner in the Washington, D.C. law firm Arnold & Porter.
Lynda is a recognized leader in advertising and media. She was named one of 2011’s top 100 “Tech Titans” in the D.C. region by The Washingtonian, one of 2009’s “25 Executives to Watch in Digital Entertainment” by Digital Media Wire, and one of 2008’s “Women to Watch” by Advertising Age. Lynda is a member of the board of directors of CDW, Batanga Media, and Resonate. She also is a member of the Leadership Council of Princeton University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science.
Lynda is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Law School.