San Diego-based music service company Slacker has named Lisa Namerow senior vice president of strategic partnership operations.
Namerow will lead partnership operations with a focus on broadening existing and future partnerships in order to provide the best listening experience for Slacker’s audience.
Namerow joins the Slacker team from AOL, where she was the general manager of the AOL Music Network and AOL Radio. There, she led day-to-day business operations, product and audience development, and strategic partnerships for five music websites and AOL Radio. Over the years, Namerow spearheaded many partnerships, including those with VEVO, CBS Radio, Rolling Stone and even Slacker. She also oversaw the launch of the AOL Radio iPhone application, which received numerous accolades, including a prestigious Apple Design Award for the Best Entertainment Application. Namerow began her career as an overnight DJ for WICB-FM and later held several positions with Saga Communications.
Slacker offers streaming radio and on-demand access to a music library of more than 13 million songs, with new tracks added daily. A music guide and fine-tuning tools allow listeners to discover new music or add news, sports, weather and talk content from ABC, ESPN and The Weather Channel.