John Vermeer is Senior Vice President, Business Development & Partnership at iHeartMedia where he is responsible for building strategic business relationships with the 200+ distribution partners of the iHeartRadio digital service. This includes work in IoT, Connected Mobility, OTT platforms and SmartTVs, Automotive, Hospitality and the burgeoning Voice Assistant space, just to name a few. He is also charged with identifying new business opportunities across these partnerships that leverage the many assets of iHeartMedia.

Prior to joining iHeartMedia in 2015, John worked in the innovation group at Samsung’s global headquarters in Seoul, South Korea focusing on investments, acquisitions and strategic partnerships and for the marketing and sales arm of News Corporation. He is currently based in New York City.