David Kenny

Chief Executive Officer & Director at Nielsen Holdings Plc

David Kenny

David Kenny

Chief Executive Officer & Director at Nielsen Holdings Plc

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Akamai Technologies, Inc.
Vivaki Productions, Inc.
Nielsen Holdings Plc

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16589

Number of Boards

20

Birthday

1962

Age

59

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Chief Executive Officer at Integrated Media Cooperative

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Adviser at MarketShare Partners LLC

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President & Chief Operating Officer at Best Buy Co., Inc.

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Chief Merchandising Officer at Best Buy Co., Inc.

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Founder at MediaLink LLC

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Former Interim Executive Chairman of the Board at Nielsen Holdings Plc

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Operating Principal at General Atlantic LLC

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Senior Vice President, Cognitive Applications, Blockchain & Ecosystems at International Business Machines Corporation

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Vice Chairman at Retail Industry Leaders Association, Inc.

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Investment Team at General Catalyst LLC

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David Kenny
Chief Executive Officer & Director at Nielsen Holdings Plc
Education
MBA

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

Bachelor's Degree

Education. We prepare students for lives of extraordinary leadership and service by linking transformative experiential learning opportunities to rigorous academic programs in engineering, science, mathematics, and business. Founded in 1919 by a group of Flint leaders with a vision for transforming the automobile industry, Kettering University today offers 13 undergraduate degrees, 7 graduate degrees, and a variety of concentrations and minors that allow it to deliver an education that couples theory and practice better than any other institution in the world. The University is dedicated to achieving the extraordinary through technological innovation, leadership and service. Through growth, global leadership, community outreach and an engaged community of stakeholders the University strives to fulfill its mission. The University's actions are imbued by a set of values that foster respect, integrity, creativity, collaboration and excellence.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer & Director
2018 - Current

Nielsen Holdings Plc engages in the provision of global marketing data collection and analytics services. It operates through the Buy and Watch segments. The Buy segments offers consumer packaged goods to manufacturers and retailers. The Watch segment delivers services to media and advertising clients. The company was founded by Arthur C. Nielsen, Sr. in 1923 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Chief Executive & Diversity Officer
2018 - Current

The Nielsen Co. (US) LLC provides marketing and business information. It offers audience segments, audio measurement, consumer neuroscience, and consumer panel measurement, optimization, concept screening and forecasting solutions. The company was founded by Arthur Charles Nielsen Sr. in 1923 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

General Manager
2016 - ?
Boards & Committees
Independent Director
2011 - 2012

Yahoo!, Inc. is a global technology company, which delivers personalized, including search, content, and communications tools on the web and on mobile devices. The company provides a variety of products and services, many of them personalized, including search, content, and communications tools-all daily habits for hundreds of millions of users, on the Web and on mobile devices. The majority product offerings are available in more than 45 languages and in 60 countries, regions and territories. The company's offerings to users include, Yahoo.com is a starting point that brings together the most relevant content and functionality from across the Web, including original Yahoo! content. It offers a majority of these services free of charge to users around the world. Yahoo! Search is available free to users and often serves as the starting point from which they navigate the Internet to find and discover information that matters to them. It provides users with a free search capability, offering rich search results ranked and organized based on relevance to each user's search query. It currently offers Yahoo! Search experiences and applications across connected devices, including PCs, tablets and mobile phones. Yahoo! News provides original, premium, partner, and syndicated news via text, photos, and video to engage users with wide-ranging, up-to-the-minute coverage and analysis into topical news events. Yahoo! Sports serves one of the largest audiences of digital sports enthusiasts in the world. It is anchored by Fantasy Sports, editorial reporting, real-time scores, statistics and breaking news, coverage of the biggest global sports events, and premium college sports coverage through Rivals publisher network. Yahoo! Finance provides a comprehensive set of financial data, information, and tools that helps users make informed financial decisions. It offers mobile solutions, including dedicated Yahoo! Finance iPhone and Android applications and MarketDash for iPad. Yahoo! Entertainment and Lifestyles is a collection of properties focused on emerging trends and information in popular culture, women's issues, and media. Yahoo! omg!, Movies, TV and Music are leading destinations for celebrity gossip, movie, music, and TV premieres, and awards coverage. Yahoo Shine! is targeted to women and provides tips, features and in-depth analysis in areas such as health, fashion, careers and parenting. Yahoo! Video provides original, premium and third-party news, finance, sports, entertainment, and lifestyle video content distributed in contextually relevant experiences across the Yahoo! network. Yahoo! Video includes Yahoo! Screen, a video destination site where videos from across the Yahoo! network are aggregated and watched. Yahoo! Toolbar is a Web browser add-on that conveniently enables users to access and preview Yahoo! Properties and third-party content via applications from anywhere on the Web. In addition to bringing together personalized content and information consumed by hundreds of millions of users, it also provide communications tools to connect the world, include: Yahoo! Mail, Yahoo! Messenger, Yahoo! Groups, Yahoo! Answers, Flickr, Mobile & Emerging Products, IntoNow from Yahoo! and Connected TV, which provides a wide range of communication and social services to users and small businesses across a variety of devices and through its broadband Internet access partners enable users to organize into groups and share knowledge, common interests, and photos. Yahoo! was founded by Jerry Chih-Yuan Yang and David Filo in January 1994 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.

Director
2008 - 2010

Publicis Groupe SA engages in the advertising industry. Its services include customer relationship management, direct marketing, sales promotion, events management, public relations, and corporate, multicultural and financial communications. The company was founded by Marcel Bleustein-Blanchet in 1926 and is headquartered in Paris, France.

Member, Global Advisory Council
Prior - 2016

Teach For All, Inc. operates charitable organizations to support children''s education. It develops collective leadership in classrooms and communities around the world. The company is headquartered in New York, NY.

Director
1999 - 2010

CEB, Inc. operates as an insight and technology company. Its solutions include function and people management. The firm serves the financial services, government, and professional services. The company was founded by David G. Bradley in 1983 and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$5,000 - $25K
2016

The Advertising Council, Inc. promotes public service campaigns. It carries out pro bono ad campaigns on behalf of both government and private organizations. The company campaigns on children's issues, health, community, environment and family matters. The council relies on volunteer efforts from advertising firms. The Advertising Council was founded in 1942 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

$5,000 - $10K
2015

The Advertising Council, Inc. promotes public service campaigns. It carries out pro bono ad campaigns on behalf of both government and private organizations. The company campaigns on children's issues, health, community, environment and family matters. The council relies on volunteer efforts from advertising firms. The Advertising Council was founded in 1942 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

$5,000 - $10K
2014

The Advertising Council, Inc. promotes public service campaigns. It carries out pro bono ad campaigns on behalf of both government and private organizations. The company campaigns on children's issues, health, community, environment and family matters. The council relies on volunteer efforts from advertising firms. The Advertising Council was founded in 1942 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Events
Speaker
Half Moon Bay, CA, United States
Bloomberg Next Big Thing Summit (California)

The Bloomberg Next Big Thing Summit is a two day conference Bloomberg Link is building in partnership with Bloomberg West and Bloomberg News. The summit convenes the most influential investors and entrepreneurs in technology, science and data to examine the future of technology, business and how innovation is changing the human experience. The program will look at the hunt for the ‘Next Big Thing,’ the future of money, mobile, design and the technologies that are reshaping industries.

Speaker
Aspen, CO, United States
2013 Fortune Brainstorm TECH

Fortune Brainstorm TECH is a marketplace of ideas that assembles the smartest people we know — the world’s top technology and media thinkers, operators, entrepreneurs, innovators, and influencers. These leaders inspire a conversation that informs Fortune’s editorial coverage throughout the year.

Speaker
Aspen Meadows Resort-Aspen, CO
2013 Fortune Brainstorm TECH

Fortune Brainstorm TECH is a marketplace of ideas that assembles the smartest people we know — the world’s top technology and media thinkers, operators, entrepreneurs, innovators, and influencers. These leaders inspire a conversation that informs Fortune’s editorial coverage throughout the year.

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