Paul Thenstedt is a Senior Advisor at MediaLink. He focuses on data and technology solutions for clients, specializing in strategy development, revenue generation and omnichannel marketing.
Paul has over 30 years of media, marketing and tech experience at broadcast and entertainment networks (NBCUniversal, Turner, Viacom) and emerging technology companies. Paul has participated in strategizing, planning and negotiating 23 upfront commitments.
Previously, Paul was SVP of National Sales at PlaceIQ, a location intelligence company with media and enterprise solutions that leverage mobile data to interpret where people go and what they do. Prior to that he spent eight years at NBCUniversal managing national teams in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Detroit and Chicago, building large scale relationships, collaborating on digital product development and building creative solutions for marketers across digital and linear platforms.
His professional career began as a network TV buyer in New York at ad agency McCann Erickson, and was followed by 12 years at Turner, first as a Cable TV seller, then as VP at CNN Interactive where, in 1997, he established digital sales teams in Chicago and Atlanta.
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