SVP, (retired) Client Solutions Nielsen Holdings
Before Nielsen, Allen held roles as VP of Video Product Strategy and Business Development at Time Warner Cable, SVP of Video at MediaOne Group and SVP of Marketing and Programming at Century Communications. Allen’s notable accomplishments at Time Warner Cable include the first-ever TV Everywhere agreement negotiated with ESPN, strategic development of Time Warner Cable TV’s iPad app, a bandwidth reclamation project saving millions of dollars in capital, and spearheading a programming strategy analysis that drove a recommitment to and reorganization of the company’s unique local programming assets.
She is a graduate of the first class of Women in Cable and Terlecommunications’ Betsy Magness Leadership Institute and the first class of the media industry’s Wonder Women Award recipients. Allen was honored as Woman of the Year by the Rocky Mountain chapter of WICT and is a former Board and Executive Committee member of CTAM. She is a former Board member and Compensation Committee chair of Rentrak. Allen holds degrees from Brown University and Harvard Business School and is the proud mother of two grown children.