Chief Operating Officer
Dentsu Network West
John Partilla is Chief Operating Officer at Dentsu Network West. Previously, Partilla was Executive Vice-President and President of Global Media Sales, Clear Channel Entertainment Inc. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice-President and President of Global Marketing at Time Warner Inc. Since 2004, he has led Global Marketing in its mission to partner more effectively with major Time Warner advertisers and help drive the growth of advertising and marketing revenue. Before that, he was Executive Vice-President, Global Client Leader of Sony Electronics, and elected to the Y&R Worldwide Advertising Board in 2002. Partilla was Founder and CEO of Brand Buzz, a billing creative solutions agency within the Y&R Group, which he launched in January 2000. In 1998, he was selected as one of Crain's Top 40 Under 40 and as one of New York's leading achievers across all industries. He sits on a number of boards, including Schools' Chancellor Klein's NYC Education Virtual Enterprises, an initiative to link the academic and professional world more closely to help broaden students' career opportunities.