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Bob Gold
Principal, Bob Gold & Associates

A sought-after moderator and speaker at influential industry events, Gold has provided keynotes, panels and emceed at Digital Hollywood, Media Innovations Summit, Digital Media Summit, Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing (CTAM), and others.


Gold founded and manages Bob Gold & Associates, one of the country’s premiere independent integrated communications public relations agencies. The 20-year old agency earned widespread recognition for its successes in the cable TV industry representing such diverse clients as ESPN, Comcast, Charter EchoStar, Sprint, Hitachi Consulting and Viamedia, among many others. At Charter, Gold produced a one-hour music special starring Dan Aykroyd and Jim Belushi, Have Love Will Travel.

His agency is the North American affiliate in the Whiteoaks International Network, an international public relations agency organization that includes 17 tech-focused PR companies across four continents, in 25 countries, thereby increasing client visibility in the global marketplace.


He serves on the Board of Governors for University of Southern California as well as the Alumni Board for the Annenberg School of Communications at USC. He is a Strategic Advisor for the Alliance of Women in Media.


In 2007 Gold was inducted into the Cable TV Pioneers Hall of Fame and has served on numerous committees and boards that range from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences to the Alzheimer’s Association.  His recent Board positions include serving (SCTE) Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers Foundation and the Long Beach Grand Cru, the only non-profit wine competition west of the Rockies, which benefits the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles.


Gold holds a Masters degree in Communications Management from the Annenberg School of Communications at the University of Southern California.