Norman Pattiz is the founder of PodcastOne. Presently he is serving as the Executive Chairman there. The May 2016 issue of Forbes magazine was about the Global Change Makers. He has over 40 years of experience in the field of radio syndication.
He is the founder of Westwood too. This is the largest provider in America of news, and sports besides entertainment, and talk programs to the Broadcast Industry.
Norman Pattiz had founded Courtside Entertainment Group in 2010. It produces as well as distributes quality programming.
This was when Norman Pattiz recognized the untapped potential in the sector of audio-on-demand. Hence in 2012, he launched PodcastOne. It is a leader in the field of audio-on-demand programming today under the leadership of Norman Pattiz.
It was in 2000 that Norman Pattiz got appointed by President Clinton. Again, in 2002, he was re-appointed by President Bush to the Broadcasting Board of Governors of the United States of America. It looks after all the nonmilitary broadcasting services of America.
Norman Pattiz launched the Arabic language radio as well as television services in America. Today it is broadcasting to all the countries of the Middle East. He also launched the Farsi language broadcast to Iran that has a weekly audience of over 40 million listeners.
He got inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame in 2009. This was when he received the Giants of Broadcasting Award. This was given by the Library of American Broadcasting.
Norman Pattiz is the Chairman of the Lawrence Livermore and Los Alamos National Security Laboratories. In addition, he is also a Regent of the University of California. He is serving as a member of the Council of Foreign Relations as well as the Pacific Council on International Relations.
Norman Pattiz lives in Beverly Hills. He has been married for 30 years, and his wife’s name is Dr.Mary Turner Pattiz.
After leaving Westwood One, Norman Pattiz met Kit Gray who used to work out of his apartment and represent other people’s podcasts. He lived in Marina Del Rey. This was when Norman Pattiz decided to get into the digital world. This was nearly four years back.
He is involved in almost everything in his company. This includes talent acquisition, operations, ad sales, besides technology, and everything else. He likes to bring ideas to life through implementation. He hears great ideas daily and then assesses his capacity for implementing them.
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