Jerrell Jimerson will join Clear Channel Media and Entertainment as senior vice president of Product for Digital. He will oversee the roadmap, product definition and design for iHeartRadio, as well as the company’s network of 850 radio station and personality websites, according to the company. He will report to President of Digital Brian Lakamp.
Jimerson’s appointment comes as the Clear Channel digital team expands. He will oversee iHeartRadio’s product team, defining requirements for releases. In addition, he will work to develop the company’s platform and deploy new additions to iHeartRadio.
With 20 years of experience, Jimerson has a background in product development and served as president and CEO of Songbird, a software media player developer. He previously served as an entrepreneur-in-residence at Sigma Partners; vice president/general manager of Consumer, Credit, Mobile & New Ventures at PayPal and vice president of Broadband, Consumer Services and Digital Home at Yahoo! Jimerson has also held positions at Apple, Netscape and AOL. He is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and lives in New York City.