Ed Cohen

VP Measurement Innovation,
Nielsen Audio MD (formerly The Arbitron Company MD)

Columbia, MD, USA

Ed Cohen is Vice President-Measurement Innovation for Nielsen Audio based in Columbia, Maryland. 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.

Prior to 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, Pennsylvania, Birch/Scarborough Research, the National Association of Broadcasters, and WSPA-FM in Spartanburg, South Carolina. 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 is former president of the Alumni Advisory Board for the College of Communication Arts and Sciences at Michigan State. Ed holds membership in a number of professional organizations and serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Radio and Audio Media.