Vizio Adds Media & Telecom Veteran to Board of Directors




Vizio announced today that John R. Burbank has been appointed to its Board of Directors. With a background in media, analytics, marketing, and telecommunications, Burbank will help guide the company in both leveraging hardware and further growing the SmartCast platform.

“We’re excited to be able to invite John to VIZIO’s Board of Directors”, stated VIZIO’s Chairman of the Board, Founder and CEO William Wang. “John is an accomplished business leader and experienced board member in consumer marketing and advertising sectors. His extensive knowledge and expertise will add great value to our board, and VIZIO will benefit from John’s insights and counsel.”

John R. Burbank has served as President of Strategy and Corporate Development for the Nielsen Company, where he led the team developing data products with partners including Facebook, Alibaba, and Tencent. Burbank previously held senior roles at AOL, AT&T, and Procter & Gamble.

“I look forward to sharing my industry experience with VIZIO’s board and top management,” said Burbank. “With a rapidly changing market dynamic and increased consumer demand, VIZIO is well positioned to deliver significantly enhanced entertainment and lifestyle experiences through a smarter integration of technologies.”

Did you know we have a YouTube Channel? Every week we have a live Cord Cutting Q&A, and weekly Cord Cutting recap shows exclusively on our YouTube Channel!

Please follow us on Facebook and Twitter for more news, tips, and reviews. Need cord cutting tech support? Join our Cord Cutting Tech Support Facebook Group for help.

Disclaimer: To address the growing use of ad blockers we now use affiliate links to sites like, streaming services, and others. Affiliate links help sites like Cord Cutters News, stay open. Affiliate links cost you nothing but help me support my family. We do not allow paid reviews on this site. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

* indicates required

Please select all the ways you would like to hear from :

You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails. For information about our privacy practices, please visit our website.

We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp’s privacy practices here.