San Francisco-based Tunein, a global live-streaming and on-demand audience service, has named Juliette Morris as CEO. Morris joined Tunein as chief marketing officer in March 2018. Tunein is backed by Sequoia Capital, Comcast Ventures, IVP, Innovation Endeavors, Causeway, General Catalyst Partners, Icon Ventures and Marker LLC.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — TuneIn, the leading global live streaming and on-demand audio service, today announced the appointment of Juliette Morris as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer.
Since her arrival at TuneIn as Chief Marketing Officer in March of 2018, Morris has been instrumental in driving significant growth for the company. “We are fortunate to have a strategic leader like Juliette to guide the company toward fulfilling its tremendous potential,” said Sean Moriarty, Chairman of the Board at TuneIn. “We are more than confident that she, along with the executive team, will realize TuneIn’s vision.”
“I’m thrilled to have this amazing opportunity to lead such a talented group of people who I’m in awe of every day,” said Morris. “It’s such an exciting time in audio, and with TuneIn’s market position, capabilities and unique content offering, I am confident that we’re on the verge of exponential growth.”
Moriarty added, “As a successful media executive, Juliette understands the overall media landscape as TuneIn competes for share of audience and revenue and knows how to win in a competitive marketplace by driving sustainable growth and building long term value and brand loyalty.”
Prior to joining TuneIn, Morris held executive leadership and marketing positions at three of the top global media companies; HBO, Viacom, and most recently NBCUniversal, where she served as Executive Vice President of Marketing and Communications. In this role, she was responsible for the marketing business strategy with NBCUniversal distribution partners for a multi-billion dollar content portfolio consisting of top-rated networks including Bravo, CNBC, E!, Sprout, Syfy, NBCSN, MSNBC, USA, NBC and Telemundo stations, as well as NBC Sports Regional Sports Networks and the Olympics.
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TuneIn brings together live sports, news, music and podcasts — hear what matters most to you! With live, on-demand and original content, we are one of the most widely used streaming audio platforms in the world with 75 million monthly active users. TuneIn broadcasts over 100,000 owned & operated and partner radio stations globally and more than 5.7 million podcasts, and is available for free across 200 platforms and connected devices — our listeners can always find what they love while discovering new things. Premium subscribers can listen to the NFL, MLB, NBA, and NHL, commercial-free top news networks like MSNBC, CNBC, and Fox News Talk, and a wide array of commercial-free music stations. With venture funding from Sequoia Capital, Comcast Ventures, IVP, Innovation Endeavors, Causeway, General Catalyst Partners, Icon Ventures, and Marker LLC, TuneIn is headquartered in San Francisco, California.