Spengler Has Served On LiveXLive’s Advisory Board Since 2014
LiveXLive Media, one of the only premium networks devoted to live music and music-related video content, announced the appointment of Tim Spengler to LiveXLive’s Board of Directors, effective September 27, 2017. Spengler has more than 25 years of experience working directly with marketers to drive business results through innovative approaches to media and has served on LiveXLive’s advisory board since 2014.
“We are excited to welcome a recognized media industry leader to our team. Following our success in attracting more than four million viewers and eight million views to the recent Outside Lands and Rock In Rio festivals, Tim’s substantial expertise in advertising and sponsorships will be very valuable in helping us to capitalize on our rapid audience growth, and I know he will be a tremendous addition to our Board of Directors,”Robert Ellin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, LiveXLive said.
“LiveXLive is at the intersection of streaming video, audio and enhanced technology at the perfect time. I am honored to be working with the impressive management team that Rob has built. LiveXLive is a leader in the evolving music ecosystem and I look forward to contributing to the Company’s evolution as a member of the Board of Directors,” said Tim Spengler.
Spengler has served in senior leadership positions at media and advertising technology firms and in the music industry. Most recently Spengler served as the President and Chief Revenue Officer of Simulmedia, a company focused on data-optimized audience targeting for national TV advertising. Prior to that, he was President of Content Marketing and Revenue Strategy for iHeart Media, a leading multiplatform music company.
Earlier in his career, Spengler served as a senior executive at IPG for nearly two decades, holding positions of increasing responsibility, including President, North America for Initiative from 2008 to 2012 and Worldwide Chief Executive Officer for MAGNA GLOBAL from 2012 to 2013. Mr. Spengler currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Hollywood Radio & Television Society and National Association of Television Program Executives. He is also on the advisory board of emerging media companies Influential Social and IgnitionOne. Spengler received his Bachelor of Arts from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.
Spengler is the fourth member of LiveXLive’s Board of Directors and will serve with Chairman Robert Ellin and directors Jay Krigsman and Craig Foster. LiveXLive’s Board of Directors now includes three independent directors.