Linda Yaccarino

  • Public Figure

    January 1, 1963




    61 Years Old



    Other Information

    Occupation Chairman of NBCUniversal Media
    Education Penn State University
    Children Christian Madrazo & Matthew Madrazo
    Spouses Claude Peter Madrazo


    Linda Yaccarino serves as the chairman of the Ad Council Board of Directors and the chairman of global advertising and partnerships at NBCUniversal Media, LLC an American multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate corporation. Following the many news sites, she becomes the new CEO of Twitter replacing Elon Musk.

    Before Fame

    Lina joined NBCU in 2011 and later served as Executive Vice President, COO of advertising sales, marketing, and acquisitions, and also as a sales manager.


    After joining the Ad Council board in 2014and she was announced as the chairman of the board of directors in 202, to serve in the position until June 2022. Yaccarino had served 19 years at Turner Entertainment and has been credited with dragging the network’s ad sales operation into the digital future. Yaccarino interviewed Musk at an advertising conference in Miami last month. At the meeting, Yaccarino encouraged the audience to welcome Musk with applause and lauded his work ethic.

    Family Life

    Linda Yaccarino was born in 1963 to Italian parents Bob and Isabel. She has a twin sister named Lori who appears on her Instagram page. Linda Married Claude Peter Madrazo, with whom the couple has two children, Christian Madrazo, and Matthew Madrazo. She is an alumna of Penn State University, having studied liberal arts and telecommunications.


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