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Joe Kennedy

Chief Executive Officer, Pandora, Oakland

Joe Kennedy is the CEO and President of Pandora. With over 65 million registered users, Pandora is the largest Internet radio service in the U.S.

Joe joined the company in 2004 following five years at E-LOAN, an Internet lending company, where he was President and Chief Operating Officer. From 1995 to 1999, he was the Vice President of Sales, Service and Marketing for Saturn Corporation, which he grew to over $4 billion in revenue and established as the top brand for customer satisfaction in the U.S. auto industry. Joe joined the initial start-up team at Saturn four months after its founding as a marketing manager and held positions of increasing marketing responsibility over the course of his 11-year tenure there.

Joe received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School with High Distinction and Baker Scholar honors and a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, summa cum laude, from Princeton University.

 

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