Norman Pattiz is the executive chairman of PodcastOne. As of August 2017, Pattiz’s company has developed a new app for people to listen to audio programs. Listeners have can have access to easy communication with radio presenters and other listeners via a messaging feature. In addition to messaging, they can also search for exclusive articles and photos. With Podcast’s new reward system, users can rack up points and redeem them for premium features and services. The points can also be used for getting discounted features or viewing exclusive programs (i.e.: special virtual reality). The PodcastOne app can be accessed on Android and Apple devices. The company has created an alliance with Mandt VR to develop VR and spherical videos. PodcastOne is the largest provider of podcasts that uses advertising as its business model. The most popular programs on the internet are broadcasted in the PodcastOne network library.
Pattiz was appointed by President Clinton to become part of the Broadcasting Board of Governors of the U.S.A in 2001. Then, he became reappointed again by President Bush in 2002. Podcast One was established by Pattiz in 2012 after founding Westwood One in 1974. His idea for PodcastOne came from Kit Gray. When Mr. Pattiz got admitted formally into the National Radio Hall of Fame in 2009, the Library of American Broadcasting awarded him the Giants of Broadcasting Award. In 2010, he established Courtside Entertainment Group. Pattiz holds affiliations with the Council of Foreign Relations and the Pacific Council on International Relations.
Outside of his broadcasting career, Pattiz is the chairman of Lawrence Livermore and Los Alamos National Security Laboratories. He serves as a regent for the University of California system. Reading business news is one of the things that Pattiz recommends to anybody. Every workday for Pattiz is extraordinary as he performs nearly every function due to the size of his company. Once he hears an idea, he checks if it could be implemented. Every job that Pattiz held was a good experience for him. Therefore, he has been satisfied. Taking initiative and dedication are the strategies that have been beneficial for him in business growth. Instead of reading books, Pattiz listens to on-demand audiobooks. His ideas were influenced by important figures in his life, such as Bill Paley, Steve Ross, and the boss at his first job. Norman Pattiz has been married to Dr. Mary Turner Pattiz for almost three decades. Learn more: http://normanpattiz.com/author/npattiz/