Ed Cohen is a Vice President of Measurement Innovation for Nielsen. In this role, Ed works in multiple research fields for the company including connected cars, streaming audio measurement, cross-platform measurement, custom studies, mobile measurement and other new initiatives. Before joining Nielsen Audio’s predecessor, Arbitron, in 1999, he was Vice President-Research for Clear Channel Communications. He has also worked for WPXI-TV in Pittsburgh, Penn., Birch/Scarborough Research, the National Association of Broadcasters, and WSPA-FM in Spartanburg, S. C. Ed has taught at both Michigan State University and Duquesne University. Ed holds a Ph.D. in Mass Media and a B.A. in Telecommunication from Michigan State University and an M.B.A. from the University of South Carolina. He also holds membership in a number of professional organizations and serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Radio and Audio Media.