Rich Nelson

Executive Vice President
Corporate and Business

Rich Nelson is responsible for the identification and execution of global merger and acquisition opportunities. In this role, Rich works with our business leaders to source, negotiate and close acquisitions, joint ventures and partnerships that complement Vericast’s long-term vision and strategy. Rich brings more than 20 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, most recently serving as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development for Vericast and as Senior Vice President of Global Corporate Development at The Nielsen Company prior to joining Vericast.

Rich also served as Managing Director, Mergers and Acquisitions at IAC/InterActive Corp. Prior to that role, Rich had been President and Co-Founder of Trendum, n/k/a Nielsen BuzzMetrics and SVP/General Counsel of RSL Communications, a telecommunications company. Rich began his career as a mergers and acquisition attorney at Skadden Arps. Rich earned a Bachelors in Business Administration (Finance) with High Distinction from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. He also holds a J.D., Cum Laude, from New York University School of Law.

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