Norman Pattiz is an experienced entrepreneur and investor in the music industry. With an experience of over 40 years in radio syndication, the PodcastOne founder and executive chairman have a remarkable track record. His experience has earned him an opportunity to serve on various boards such as the Broadcasting Board of Governors of the U.S.
In an interview with Ideamensch, Pattiz gave out some tips about his daily life and details of his trajectory from where he began to the elevated level he is at today. These tips can shape young entrepreneurs to grow their career to the best. Pattiz involves himself in all the company activities from talent acquisition, technology, and ad sales.
Assessing ideas and ensuring wise implementation is a recipe for success. According to Pattiz, the excellence of plan implementation will determine success in highly competitive markets. At PodcastOne, they are able to know if a podcast can succeed instantly. This is due to the democracy in content consumption, which has increased the number of pathways for reaching the clients.
The radio syndication guru is confident that he has done everything fittingly and given a chance to start again, he would do nothing differently. Pattiz used to advise entrepreneurs to read broadly to get updated on what is happening in the industry. However, he feels that due to the increased use of technology, it’s hard to find relevant and helpful information.
The Recipe for Success
Waking up early and retiring to bed late has been the primary cause of his success. He ensures that he is intimately involved and excited in everything he does. Pattiz could not fail to acknowledge some key individuals who were his role models. Although they have all passed, Steve Ross, Bill Paley, and Dan Miller helped Pattiz get on his feet.
About Norman Pattiz
Norman Pattiz is an American entrepreneur with keen interests in the broadcasting industry. He is the founder and executive chairman of PodcastOne. Norman is very experienced and knowledgeable in the broadcasting industry. Pattiz ventured the industry in 1974 when he founded Westwood One, a radio syndication firm that grew to become one of the largest radio networks in the world.
Owing to his experience and expertise, he was appointed by President Clinton and Bush to sit on the Broadcasting Board of Governors. During his tenure at the board, Pattiz launched America owned Arabic-language radio and television services to the 22 Middle East Nations. In 2009, he received one of the most celebrated awards, the Giants of Broadcasting Award.